Sorry CNN, but a ‘basic income’ wouldn’t end poverty, TheBlaze, 4/16/14.

 

Obama’s new road to serfdom, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 3/23/14.

 

A tale of two governments, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 2/23/14.

 

Legislature, heal thyself, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 1/26/14.

 

Faith, freedom, and Francis, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 12/29/13.

 

When is it enough? Pennsylvania takes another dive into taxpayers’ pockets, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 12/8/13.

 

Follow the Social Security money, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 12/1/13.

 

The libertarian ‘threat’, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 11/17/13.

 

The shutdown’s squandered opportunity, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 10/27/13.

 

Raising the minimum wage is no free lunch, US News, 10/21/13.

 

The ‘new normal’ is a bad, bad thing, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 9/29/13.

 

Happy deficit day, Uncle Sam, Wall Street Journal, 9/24/13.

 

Obama shoots blanks on gun control, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 8/25/13.

 

Using tax dollars for degrees we don’t need, US News, 7/29/13.

 

Let’s call it the Ben Bernanke tax, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 7/28/13.

 

The truth about liquor control, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 6/28/13.

 

Detroit & Pittsburgh: A tale of two cities, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 6/23/13.

 

Film tax credit is a raw deal for taxpayers, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 6/13/13.

 

It’s time to end defined-benefit pensions for PA’s public employees, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 5/26/13.

 

The film tax credit farce, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 5/24/13.

 

Building a new house of cards to create the illusion of economic recovery, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 4/28/13.

 

For whom the taxpayer toils, Philadelphia Inquirer, 4/17/13.

 

How to balance the budget in five years, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 3/31/13.

 

Let Cyprus be the lesson, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 3/22/13.

 

Unwilling to get real on spending, Obama pulls out the ‘Washington Monument’ card, Forbes, 3/13/13.

 

How big business benefits from regulation, Washington Times, 3/12/13.

 

Renaissance or collapse? The choice is ours, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 2/24/13.

 

Promises, promises, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 1/27/13.

 

The gun grabbers of January, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 1/13/13.

 

Runaway federal debt means our money is worth less, Investor’s Business Daily, 1/10/13.

 

Lies and politicians, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 1/7/13.

 

America’s massive debt has come back to bite us, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 12/29/12.

 

Barack Obama’s stimulus didn’t work, US News, 12/18/12.

 

Ben Bernanke’s war on senior citizens, Forbes, 12/12/12.

 

Concerned about community welfare, carbon emissions? Try economic freedom, Townhall, 12/1/12.

 

Fixers of a broken system, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 11/24/12.

 

Solve the fiscal cliff with a spending cap, US News, 11/13/12.

 

Obama’s new plan is a rehash of an old one, The Hill, 10/30/12.

 

The black vote, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 10/28/12.

 

How pols learned to stop worrying and love the impenetrable tax code, US News, 10/15/12.

 

End lost drug war now, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 9/29/12.

 

Uncle Sam’s fiscal year disaster, Washington Times, 9/29/12.

 

Why we should care about America’s fading economic freedom, US News, 9/25/12. (accompanying chart)

 

Complementary approaches, Cato Unbound, 9/12/12.

 

Happy Deficit Day, America!, Real Clear Markets, 9/10/12.

 

Debt forecast: U.S. will look like Greece by 2021, MarketWatch, 9/6/12.

 

Election year poses challenges on U.S. tax policy, Buffalo News, 8/29/12.

 

Public high schools are not doing their jobs, US News, 8/28/12.

 

Legislating under the influence, Real Clear Policy, 8/28/12. (accompanying charts)

 

Two out of three the most voters can get, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 8/25/12.

 

Paul Ryan’s Catholicism and the poor, Wall Street Journal, 8/17/12.

 

The Senate tax plan is a bait-and-switch, US News, 7/31/12.

 

Data disprove arguments against liquor privatization, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 7/29/12.

 

The government does not deserve credit for private businesses’ success, The Daily Caller, 7/25/12.

 

How bad state laws are still good for U.S. economic freedom, US News, 7/23/12.

 

All college degrees aren’t created equal, Atlanta Journal Constitution, 7/9/12.

 

The founders and modern challenges, United Press International, 6/28/12.

 

Do the tuition math, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 6/23/12.

 

Economic freedom: Good for the parish, good for the poor, Washington Examiner, 6/12/12.

 

Why the education bubble will be worse than the housing bubble, US News, 6/12/12.

 

Do liquor control rules fail public?, Bridge, 6/7/12.

 

Jobs, Lies, and Unemployment Rate, US News, 5/29/12.

 

Free markets vs. government plunder, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 5/27/12.

 

Government creates the next bubble in higher education, Washington Examiner, 5/16/12.

 

Unions do not appreciate our teachers, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, 5/11/12.

 

Forgetting what ‘good’ looks like, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 4/22/12.

 

Gimmicks the government uses to tax you, US News, 4/16/12.

 

On tax day, let’s rethink government, Indianapolis Star, Buffalo News, Allentown Morning Call, 4/15/12.

 

Why it doesn’t feel like the economy is getting better, US News, 4/3/12.

 

Corporate taxes trickle down, Boston Herald, 4/2/12.

 

Legislative alchemy can turn explosive, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 3/25/12.

 

Why the federal budget matters, US News, 3/20/12.

 

Women need more freedom, not more government, The Daily Caller, 3/9/12.

 

Is there a civil right to unionize?, The Daily Caller, 3/2/12.

 

Obama, Romney, Santorum, and Gingrich Fall Short on Tax ‘Reform’, US News, 2/29/12.

 

Governor’s development plan too big on government, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2/14/12.

 

Two big problems with President Obama’s budget, US News, 2/14/12.

 

Catholic church’s grand bargain backfires, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 2/14/12.

 

Ignore alcohol-sales fairy tale, Philadelphia Inquirer, 2/3/12.

 

When it comes to taxes, no one has defined ‘”fair”, US News, 1/31/12.

 

Stop vilifying venture capitalists, CNN.com, 1/13/12.

 

A letter to Washington..., The Orange County Register, 12/1/11; Bucks County Courier Times, 12/11/11; Scranton Times-Tribune, 12/12/11.

 

U.S. middle class is the real 1%, The Buffalo News, 11/12/11; The Wisconsin State Journal, 11/12/11; The Orange County Register, 11/12/11.

 

Protesters should not target entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs, The Morning Call, 10/13/11; The Orange County Register, 10/20/11.

 

Do the math: College adds up over time, Atlanta Journal Constitution, 9/26/11.

 

It’s the uncertainty, stupid, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9/21/11.

 

What’s your college tuition really worth?, The Tennesseean, Tampa Bay Online, 9/15/11.

 

Debt commission members: Forget about tax hikes and focus on growing the economy, New York Daily News, 8/19/11.

 

At heart of downgrade is a lack of humility, Pittsburgh Business Times, 8/19/11.

 

Give Children the Vote to Safeguard Their Futures, Buffalo News, 8/22/11.

 

Nikolewski, R. 2011. Cut Defense Spending to Balance the Budget? Even If You Eliminated the Entire Military You’d Still Be Short, CapitolReport New Mexico, 8/22/11.

 

Teaching Your Kids About Money, Pittsburgh Catholic Magazine, 3(1), 10-11.

 

Uncle Sam Needs Spending Therapy, Cincinnati Enquirer, Newark Advocate, Coshocton Tribune, Zanesville Times Recorder, 5/27/11; Buffalo News, 6/3/11; Sun Sentinel, Daily News Journal, The Tennessean, Democrat and Chronicle, Asheville Citizen Times, 6/6/11.

 

Dancing on Air, The Roanoke Times, 5/14/11.

 

Immigration Status Checks: An Employer Obligation, The Pelican Post, 5/11/11.

 

No Cheers for CDC, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 5/6/11.

 

Matching Funds Hindered Growth of Texas Economy, Houston Chronicle, 4/23/11.

 

Why the Debt Ceiling is Total Fiction, Wall Street Cheat Sheet, 4/14/11.

 

Sieben, L. 2011. Lights! Dancers! Economics!, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 4/10/11.

 

Ryan Budget a Good Step on the Road to Prosperity, Washington Examiner, 4/7/11.

 

California: Beware the 5.2 Percent Rule, San Diego Tribune, 3/24/11.

 

Why Keep State Stores?, Philadelphia Inquirer, 3/6/11.

 

5 Major Problems with the US Debt, Wall Street Cheat Sheet, 2/17/11.

 

Saying Uncle, Los Angeles Times, 2/17/11.

 

The Death Tax, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 1/28/11.

 

’Estate Tax’ Label Misleads on Levy’s True Purpose, Washington Examiner, 1/23/11; San Francisco Examiner, 1/22/11.

 

Payroll Tax-Cut Cacophony, Washington Times, 1/3/11.

 

Want to Balance the Budget? Get Out the Chainsaw, AOL News, 12/10/10.

 

The estate tax RIP: Contrary to popular belief, the estate tax concentrates wealth, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 2/10/10.

 

What’s Missing from the Health Care Debate, Michigan Capitol Confidential, 9/29/10.

 

Property Rights, Shocks, Spot Market, Supply, Subjective Utility, International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd Edition.

 

The ROI on the MBA. BizEd. Jan/Feb, 42-45. (podcast) (value of MBA calculator)

 

Building a holy economy. World & I. Jan/Feb, 72-77.

 

The role of religion in the economy. International Journal on World Peace, 21(2): 37-42.

 

The economics and morality of caring for the poor. Religion and Liberty. Sept/Oct, 10-11.

 

Ethical development and the social impact of globalization. International Journal on World Peace. 20(2): 39-66.

 

 

 

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