Peter Roff

America shouldn’t hand economic leadership to China
Globalization has its benefits but, after COVID, it might be time to consider just how much of America’s economic activity we want to continue to share with other countries. Is that protectionist?..
Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act will make things worse
Marching in lockstep, the Democrats pushed a $700 billion spending bill through Congress, claiming it would reduce inflation...
Reform at the FTC is long overdue
The U. economy is teetering on the edge of a recession. Job creation appears to be slowing...
Joe Biden’s coming China solar boondoggle
Despite broad public skepticism, Joe Biden continues to push for the adoption of renewable energy at the expense of traditional sources, like petroleum and natural gas...
Push for new antitrust rules infested with cronyism?
An unlikely coalition of senators is backing Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar’s bill to drastically overhaul the nation’s antitrust laws...
Higher U.S. energy prices are Biden’s fault
For at least a decade, American progressives have been waging war on the nation’s energy sector. That’s the real Biden policy, fulfilling a vow he made in September 2019: “I guarantee you, we are going to end fossil fuel...
America must give Zelensky the tools he needs
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech to Congress last week may not have been the Churchillian moment people had hoped for, but it got the job done. Zelensky's remarks showed him to be a most practical man, leading a country under siege...
The American labor movement is killing itself
Joe Biden likes to talk about how “unions built this country. From FDR to Nixon, the labor movement played a significant role in determining the nation’s economic destiny. According to the U...
Fixing the Postal Service without breaking it
The U. Postal Service doesn’t say anything about pandemics or lockdowns in its motto. It’s important to keep that in mind as Congress begins once again to wrestle with the thorny issue of postal reform...
Defending Joe Manchin
In Washington, tax dollars get tossed around like Monopoly money, especially in times of crisis when politicians start talking about the need to expand the social safety net. That’s a problem...
Plan Now to Use Technology to Prevent the Next Crisis
It’s time to be honest. No one can pinpoint for certain where or how it started. The possibility COVID may be with us for some time (despite predictions by Dr...
Drug Price Controls Will Always Be a Bad Idea
One of the things most people who write about politics won’t tell you is that how a new program gets paid for is considerably less important than how much is spent. This is not difficult to understand or explain...

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