Editorials: Steve Stanek

Fear the Day Government’s Great Fiction Lies Exposed

“Government is the great fiction through which everyone endeavors to live at the expense of everyone else,” wrote the celebrated French legislator, economist, and political theorist Frederic Bastia

Abusive Tax Policies Are to Blame for Corporations Going Overseas

American companies that reincorporate abroad are not doing so to avoid paying taxes on U.S.

All States, and the Feds, Should Emulate Minnesota’s Civil Forfeiture Reform

Imagine police seize your money, your car, even your house. Imagine this happens without you being convicted of a crime or even charged with one.

Nonsensical Arguments of Minimum Wage Boosters

Timothy Noah of MSNBC recently informed us, “In theory, raising the minimum wage ought to increase unempl

“Impact Fees” to Hold Down Property Taxes Actually Drive Them Up

The first installment of this year’s property tax bill on my house came due in June, and all around the country, the first installment of the annual property tax bill recently has come due or soon

Finally, We’ve Begun Working for Ourselves Instead of for Government

Americans recently celebrated Independence Day—the day the Continental Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence and announced the 13 American colonies regarded themselves

All States, and the Feds, Should Emulate Minnesota’s Civil Forfeiture Reform

Imagine police seize your money, your car, even your house. Imagine this happens without you being convicted of a crime or even charged with one.

President, Business Groups Defend Money-Losing Export-Import Bank

Rarely do some of the nation’s most powerful politicians and businesspeople laud banks that report big profits when in fact they have lost billions of dollars.

Ride-Sharing Companies Strike Blow Against Cronyism and for Free Enterprise

The state of Virginia has stepped up its attack on ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft.

Judge Blocks Illinois’ Pension Reforms; Will Governor Block Chicago’s Reforms?

A judge in Sangamon County Circuit Court has blocked a modest reform of Illinois’ pension system for state workers and retirees outside Chicago from taking effect June 1, giving Gov.