William Beranek

Updating Willie Sutton's mantra...

Fascination with excessive taxation of the well-to-do is the hallmark of progressive culture, which prompts this essay. The notorious bank robber... Read more

Column: A different view: Is there really an inadequate demand for...

Although the nation's unemployment totals about 14.3 million people, constantly overlooked is the powerful undercurrent of a free-market dynamism... Read more

Guest Column: Income redistribution has been a huge failure

For virtually a century, we have been the subjects of a grand experiment: to redistribute income through a progressive tax structure -- where tax... Read more

Guest Column: The trade-off in income redistribution, and what that...


Analysis of efforts to redistribute wealth and income through tax and regulatory policies reveal a surprising insight regarding... Read more

Guest Column: Weakened tax will free up money


If Congress does not act, the estate tax that expires this year automatically is reinstated next year with higher rates and a lower... Read more

Guest Column: Let market forces do the work


Depressing as it may be, it is important to draw attention to the unfortunate three-year failure to resolve the current economic... Read more

Column: Fewer 'animal spirits' and more citizen disincentives...

Of the many pitfalls this nation faces, there are few that are as fraught with more danger than the fiscal path being plotted by President Obama... Read more