This is an archive of all of the columns I’ve written for the Tampa Tribune and the Oracle, as well as several non-published columns.
Teacher Merit Pay in Florida: Were There Any Merits? (04/15/10) – exclusive!
Sinkholes and Optimism (01/15/10) – exclusive!
Government Creates Monopolies? (08/28/09) – exclusive!
Belts or Else (07/11/09) – exclusive!
An auditor who doesn’t audit (06/21/09) – exclusive!
The politics of problems and “solutions”: a cynical perspective (04/04/09) – exclusive!
Rhetoric trumps substance in SCHIP expansion debates (10/09/07) – exclusive!
Quit Picking On Wal-Mart (08/08/06)
Professorial Rants Par For The Course (03/30/06)
Aquittal Caps Numbing Wait For Juror (02/28/06)
The Greatest Christmas Gift Of All (12/25/05)
Faith Is A Lesson Parents Can Teach (12/17/05)
Still Looking For My ‘Economic Spin-Off’ (11/19/05)
Gas Pump Dispenses Painful Economics Lesson (10/15/05)
In A World Of Sin And Death, There Is Hope (08/23/05)
It takes more than two to tango (07/18/05)
Tax breaks for companies hurt the citizens (07/11/05)
Supreme Court ignores God-given rights (07/06/05)
Disapproval not the same as discrimination (06/27/05)
Get in touch with inner libertarian (06/23/05)
Pharmacists reserve right to refuse service (06/01/05)
People’s right not to rely on government (05/23/05)
Oracle, others ignore shadow side of sex (05/16/05)
Some words from a graduating columnist (04/26/05)
Libertarians balk at Schiavo case (03/29/05)
The art and science of politics (03/22/05)
One nation a.d. (03/08/05)
Eminent disaster (03/02/05) – exclusive!
Religious insanity (03/01/05)
‘Sugartime’ not worth our money (02/08/05)
Denying the foundation of our rights, revisited (01/31/05) – exclusive!
Condom cartoons, not funny at all (01/18/05)
It’s a question of principle (01/12/05)
Charity does not equal charity (11/29/04)
Racism has no place in politics (11/22/04)
Ignorant voters present on both sides (11/08/04)
Scare tactics won’t work (10/25/04)
Faith always a factor in policy making (10/18/04)
Gay rights should not need legislation (10/11/04)
Draft not likely (10/05/04)
War in Iraq about freedom, not ‘O.I.L.’ (09/28/04)
Death and suffering (09/20/04) – exclusive!
Arnold on elephants (09/14/04) – exclusive!
What goes around comes around (08/30/04)
Government pays enough of our tuition (08/24/04)
The party for the Dems (07/26/04) – exclusive!
Flip-flop Kerry comments on abortion (07/12/04)
Freedom remains under fire from Left (07/07/04)
Scrapping the F-bomb (06/28/04)
Stop the name-calling, already (06/21/04)
Unemployment not Bush’s fault (06/14/04)
The loss of an anti-government president (06/10/04)
Conservative does not necessarily mean rich (06/02/04)
Michael Moore a nuisance, nothing more (05/24/04)
Minimum wage — a curse not a blessing (04/22/04)
Not all pay equally on Tax Day (04/15/04)
Government shouldn’t force-feed charity (04/08/04)
Don’t quote the Book, unless you stick by it (04/01/04)
The passion behind ‘The Passion’ (03/04/04)
Don’t mess with the Constitution (02/26/04)
Democrats can’t catch NASCAR dads (02/19/04)
Are we as free as we think? (02/12/04)
Lack of WMDs does not mean Bush lied (01/29/04)