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Daniel Sutter

System penalizes those who work

The War on Poverty, which was crystallized by Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society programs, has harmed a lot of the people it was designed to help. ... Read more

by Scott Beaulier, Wednesday, December 12, 2012 11:00 pm

Daniel Sutter

Legalize today: It makes economic sense

The world is becoming more and more tolerant towards recreational drug use, and the US is behind the world trend. Pot, for example, is legal ... Read more

by Scott Beaulier, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 11:00 pm

Daniel Sutter

For $3 a day, we can avoid ‘fiscal cliff’

Talk of the “fiscal cliff” — America’s tax and spending mess set to come due on January 1, 2013 — has been dominating the airwaves ... Read more

by Scott Beaulier, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 11:00 pm

Daniel Sutter

Make a ‘sweet’ home for corporations

Alabama is losing good companies to other states. Companies are not only leaving, but the number of new companies headquartering in Alabama has slowed since ... Read more

by Scott Beaulier, Wednesday, November 21, 2012 7:05 pm

Daniel Sutter

More red tape only good for bureaucrats

Though the U.S. economy has been slow to recover from the Great Recession, the nation has experienced a boom in new regulations, many of which ... Read more

by Scott Beaulier, Wednesday, November 7, 2012 11:00 pm

Daniel Sutter

Storms: A new path to prosperity?

There’s nothing like a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Sandy, or tragedy like September 11th to encourage empty economic thinking. Peter Morici, an economist at ... Read more

by Scott Beaulier, Wednesday, October 31, 2012 11:00 pm

Daniel Sutter

The election: You wanna bet?

It’s tough to turn on the radio or television and avoid rumors and polls about who will be our next president. As of Tuesday, October ... Read more

by Scott Beaulier, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 11:00 pm

Daniel Sutter

We deserve economic freedom

This year’s Economic Freedom of the World: 2012 Annual Report should alarm every Alabamian. According to the new report, the United States has plunged from ... Read more

by Scott Beaulier, Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:00 pm

Daniel Sutter

The financial crisis and a free market

“There are six fundamental themes that reflect the basic causes, consequences, and cures of the financial crisis [of 2008]: 1. Government policy is the primary ... Read more

by Scott Beaulier, Wednesday, October 10, 2012 11:00 pm

Daniel Sutter

Attracting business requires more than low taxes

I give about a dozen presentations per year to local and regional groups on the state of the US economy. Without fail, the groups also ... Read more

by Scott Beaulier, Thursday, September 27, 2012 10:32 pm

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