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  • In reality, trade seldom free or fair

    In his letter ("Free trade does not kill jobs," Aug. 30), Thomas Jandl responded to my recent opinion piece in The Sun ("What's killing jobs?" Aug. 27) by questioning my analysis of our trade practices. He misunderstood the basis for the piece. His...
  • Baltimore on the fast track

    Baltimore on the fast track
    One can only hope that crow tastes like chicken, because after the success of the Baltimore Grand Prix, there are a number of people dining on it this week. That may even include, gentle reader, the members of this newspaper's editorial board who,...
  • Should millionaires pay higher taxes - or just the rest of us?

    Should millionaires pay higher taxes - or just the rest of us?
    President Obama is proposing to raise taxes on millionaires in what's called the Buffett Rule. Billionaire Warren Buffett begged Congress to raise taxes on people like him, noting his tax rate is lower than his secretary's. Such a millionaire tax would...
  • President Obama needs some math lessons

    In his latest backpedaling to raise taxes on the rich, President Obama says "This is not class warfare — it's the math." So let's look at the math, together with history. First the math: Obama's "Buffett Rule" millionaire's tax fails to take...
  • The Buffett Rule backlash

    The Buffett Rule backlash
    Critics of the so-called "Buffett Rule," President Barack Obama's proposal to impose a minimum income tax on the wealthy, would like to have their gilded cake and eat it, too. On the one hand, they contend that the proposal would have a minimal impact...
  • Government's job: stay out of the way

    Government's job: stay out of the way
    For the current election cycle, "jobs" is the new black. It's the buzzword that transcends the left and the right. From the parties of Occupy Wall Street to the tea parties of last year, and from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party to the Worker'...
  • Stop the latest backdoor stimulus

    In 2009, President Barack Obama lifted the $400 billion cap off the bailout money that Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae could pass on to the taxpayers. Apparently, $400 billion wasn't enough. Fannie and Freddie are publicly owned. You and I own them and all the...
  • State of the Union, or State of the Campaign?

    State of the Union, or State of the Campaign?
    Was that a State of the Union address or was it President Barack Obama's first big campaign speech of 2012? It certainly sounded like the latter, but given the state of Washington, what else could we expect? His opening lines, a tribute to the soldiers...
  • Obama needs to get over his China envy

    Obama needs to get over his China envy
    Up to 40 million Chinese people still live in caves. That's more than the populations of Texas and Illinois, combined. In fairness, a fraction of these caves are apparently pretty nice, complete with electricity and well-compacted dirt floors. But that'...
  • State of the Union: A presidential rerun

    State of the Union: A presidential rerun
    Summertime is usually when TV networks air repeats of shows we've already seen. In his State of the Union Address this week, the president got a five-month jump on the summer season by re-running a class-envy video he has broadcast more times than local...
  • Let's talk about the meaning of fairness

    In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama talked about Americans paying their fair share in taxes. For most of my life, I thought that I had a reasonably good idea about what "fair" means — except for that period when my children...
  • Romney and class warfare

    Romney and class warfare
    As the Republican presidential race moves to Nevada, land of roulette wheels, craps tables and slot machines, where dreams of quick riches are often broken, Mitt Romneycontinues to struggle with the political consequences of the millions he's made through...