Progressive Taxation’s Mischief, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 11/2/14.


Deficit Day, Real Clear Politics, 10/26/14.


Minimum Wage, Maximum Perversion, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 10/26/14.


Uber Currency, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 9/28/14.


The Great Pennsylvania Liquor Swindle, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 8/24/14.


Reefer Madness, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 7/26/14.


How Would Candidate Obama Measure Up to President Obama?, The Blaze, 7/8/14.


Obama’s Nixonian Turn, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 6/29/14.


Pope Francis, TheBlaze, 5/28/14.


Pope Francis says ‘trust politicians, not free people.’ Really?, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 5/25/14.


Consumers are the best regulators, US News, 5/12/14.


Michael Bloomberg Shoots 50 Million Blanks on Gun Control, TheBlaze, 4/28/14.


Gov. Corbett’s refusal to support medical marijuana defies public opinion and sound rationale, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 4/276/14.


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,, 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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