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Cutting murders is a job for government

President Donald Trump talks a lot about murder rates. He's wrong that homicides are the highest in 47 years; in fact, the national rate...

Win or lose, Trumpcare is bad for Republicans

If House Republicans enact their health-care bill, they're screwed. They'll have lost the critical initial dialogue and left opponents salivating. If they fail to...

The metropolitanization of the American economy

If you live in a metropolitan area of a million people or more, the U.S. economy looks pretty healthy. If you don't, it looks...

Immigration works fine when newcomers can integrate

The U.S. would be nothing if not for immigrants. It was mass immigration that gave the U.S. the power to win the World Wars...

Startup winning space race

If all goes as planned, two tourists will crawl into a space capsule at the end of next year and blast off for a...

10,000 Small Businesses empowers

If you want to improve and grow your business, I recommend you apply for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. From my first...

Does Buffett not grasp risk-adjusted returns?

In his latest investor letter, Warren Buffett says everyone should be in low-cost S&P 500 index funds - except for Warren Buffett, of course. Buffett...

Why some scientists won’t march for science

When scientists disagree on something, as they do on the wisdom of the planned “March for Science,” they tend to disagree in an instructive...

Selling insurance across state lines won’t help

The effort to replace Obamacare faces increasing challenges, the more it is subjected to the harsh light of scrutiny. A good example is the...

Fight opioid addiction to give the economy a boost

One of the worst U.S. social problems might also be one of its chief economic woes. I’m talking about the epidemic of opioid and...
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