Kevin Price column
Kevin Price is Publisher and Editor in Chief of

His background is eclectic and includes years of experience in both business and public policy, as well as two decades of experience in broadcast journalism. He was an aide to U.S. Senator Gordon Humphrey (R-NH) and later went on to work in policy areas with some of the nation's leading think tanks including the National Center for Public Policy Research and was part of the Heritage Foundation's Annual Guide to Public Policy Experts.

Kevin Price is also a prolific writer, posting several times a week at his critically acclaimed blog and having authored The Debt Crisis and You and the public policy best seller, Empowerment to the People. The latter book was described by former House Republican leader Dick Armey as a contributing factor to Republicans taking the U.S. House in 1994. His articles appear in some of the nation's most prestigious publications and websites, including Reuters, Chicago Sun Times, USA Today, and several other national media.

While as a Senior Fellow with the American Economic Foundation, Kevin Price traveled to Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union conducting seminars on how to convert their economies from Marxist to free markets. Two of his speeches were published in Vital Speeches of the Day, and he has twice received the prestigious George Washington Honor Medal from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, both in communications.

Kevin Price's speeches have been used as part of the curricula for universities in the Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary and have been distributed by the U.S. State Department for publication throughout former Communist regimes.

In addition, Kevin has years of business experience in the marketing, media, and insurance industries, and brings that experience to every radio show and article. He has also been a senior executive in the venture capital field.

Steve Moore of the Wall Street Journal calls Kevin Price "the best host in business news on the radio." Eric Bolling of Fox Business and Fox News says that Price "has the power to move the blogosphere." His is ranked in the top 1 percent of all blogs (over 133 million) according to He has a BA degree in history from Abilene Christian University.

New Obamcare timeline could prove disastrous for Republicans in Congress
Kevin Price
February 10, 2017

President Trump recently did an interview on Fox News in which he discussed the future of Obamacare. Bill O'Reilly seemed confident that Trump was going to . . .

The truth about sanctuary cities
Kevin Price
January 30, 2017

A few years ago I was coming down the stairs in my two story home and I looked out the window as I often did. When looking out, I could see a school parking lot . . .

Is Trump taking a page from Ted Turner?
Kevin Price
February 29, 2016

For most conservatives media mogul Ted Turner is pure anathema. Turner has been involved in a plethora of liberal and international causes that keeps fans of . . .

2016 politics as unusual
Kevin Price
January 22, 2016

Kevin Price, Publisher and Editor in Chief of USDR Hosts the Price of Business Radio show and national TV program. On the January 17th episode, Price . . .

Obama's gun grab makes 2016 easy for GOP
Kevin Price
January 12, 2016

Obama's ratings are abysmal, yet the GOP has done very little to garner enthusiasm from voters. In fact, many rank and file Republicans believe the GOP is . . .

The Trump-Putin love fest speaks to judgment
Kevin Price
December 25, 2015

On Meet the Press, Chuck Todd interviewed GOP front runner for the White House, Donald Trump. Trump was in classic form, calling himself the "Earnest Hemingway" . . .

Law enforcement and public sentiment want more guns
Kevin Price
December 12, 2015

In spite of the frequent pleas from President Barack Obama and other national Democrat leaders for increased gun control, the United States is no closer to . . .

Texans might find that all tax cuts are not the same
Kevin Price
November 24, 2015

People love tax cuts. They see them on the ballot and they will gleefully vote for them, often without thinking twice about their consequences. Recently, the . . .

The importance of the debate controversy
Kevin Price
November 9, 2015

There was one particularly bright and shining moment during the recent CNBC GOP debate. It was that moment when Senator Ted Cruz of Texas exposed the depth and . . .

The strange catapulting of Ben Carson
Kevin Price
November 1, 2015

Since the beginning of the bizarre 2016 election cycle, entertainer and entrepreneur Donald Trump has been the front runner for the GOP. For a while now, it . . .

Why some major corporations pay more than others
Kevin Price
October 24, 2015

Every year the media is plastered with reports about the disparity in the amounts of money companies pay in taxes. Recently, has weighed in on the . . .

Big business and its love affair with minimum wage
Kevin Price
October 10, 2015

Many policy makers seem to live in a dream world. "It is terrible that the working poor have to live on such a low minimum wage," they say. They address this . . .

Iran deal will fast track conflict with Israel
Kevin Price
October 3, 2015

Best-selling author and Harvard Professor Emeritus, Alan Dershowitz was recently on my radio program, the Price of Business, to discuss his latest book, "The . . .

Iran deal will lead to Israel taking action
Kevin Price
September 26, 2015

Best-selling author and Harvard Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz was recently on my radio program, the Price of Business, to discuss his latest book, "The . . .

The lost world of the GOP
Kevin Price
September 19, 2015

Just a few years ago, politicians with the experience of Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) would have been considered lightweights and have "no . . .

Charles Murray weighs in on 2016 elections
Kevin Price
September 4, 2015

Dr. Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute is one of the most popular of public intellectuals among libertarians today. Furthermore, he is one of . . .

The U.S. could learn 'moral hazard' from Iceland
Kevin Price
August 30, 2015

I feel really behind the curve, but I only recently discovered that the United States actually has an official "too big to fail list." Essentially, this is a . . .

Jim Gilmore and another Republican joins the GOP fray
Kevin Price
August 18, 2015

Former Republican Governor Jim Gilmore (R-VA) told the Associated Press a few weeks ago that he intended to run for President. Two weeks ago I got off the phone . . .

"Gun free zones" attract violence
Kevin Price
August 1, 2015

It has happened again, another "gun free zone" has attracted another murderer at a place intended for family entertainment. People in the Grand Theater on . . .

Rand Paul makes conservatarian case
Kevin Price
July 25, 2015

The idea of the "conservatarian" is all the rage these days in Republican circles. Conservatarian is a philosophy that is something of a hybrid between . . .

GOP may push Trump to run independently
Kevin Price
July 17, 2015

The media has a love/hate relationship with Donald Trump. He is at once, breathtaking in his proclamations and ludicrous in his behavior. He is hard to ignore. . . .

Trump revives the silent majority
Kevin Price
July 11, 2015

GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump is dominating the headlines this week in a way most people typically do not want to be seen. Three major sources of . . .

Could the GOP be thankful over Obamacare decision?
Kevin Price
July 3, 2015

The tension was palpable in the weeks leading to the latest decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. The latest decision was . . .

Move over Clinton Cash, here comes Obama abundance
Kevin Price
June 26, 2015

Barack Obama, historically, has never been a particularly strong advocate of free trade. While in the U.S. Senate, he was always quick to express caution and . . .

MSNBC: Home of demagogues, activists, and liars?
Kevin Price
June 20, 2015

Brian Williams appears to be on track to be back, just like the executives announced when the NBC Evening News anchor was thrown out of his seat following . . .

What they don't tell you about shrinking trade deficits
Kevin Price
June 13, 2015

The dreaded "trade deficit" is shrinking – let's celebrate! In spite of the fact that we are seeing more robust employment numbers (although also . . .

The truth about America and small business
Kevin Price
June 6, 2015

There is a mythology about businesses in America. We see that the vast majority of the companies in this country are small (50 or fewer employees) and conclude . . .

Is the conservative view on the death penalty evolving?
Kevin Price
May 30, 2015

For decades, conservatives have generally supported the death penalty as a way of maintaining law and order. The nation itself has gone back and forth on the . . .

The truth about Congress and NSA action
Kevin Price
May 23, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is playing "beat the clock" when it comes to the continued authorization of the NSA accumulation of phone data of . . .

How ISIS will invade Rome
Kevin Price
May 15, 2015

Back in February of this year the terrorist organization ISIS announced that it intended to invade Rome. The International Business Times reported that "As the . . .

The media wants Ben Carson on its ideological plantation
Kevin Price
May 10, 2015

The inevitable has finally happened, Ben Carson has announced he is, in fact a candidate for the Presidency of the United States. This is no surprise, he has . . .

What makes Lindsey run?
Kevin Price
April 26, 2015

It shocked many to see Lindsey Graham (R-SC) take actions that presidential candidates typically take. In recent months he was found in early primary states and . . .

How presidential announcements have changed
Kevin Price
April 18, 2015

Back in the "old days" (around 4 years ago), announcements by candidates that they were running for the highest office in the United States looked very similar . . .

Numerous laws hurt economy and freedom itself
Kevin Price
April 11, 2015

The vast majority of Americans clearly seem unhappy with the working of Washington. The president and Congress have overwhelmed the American people with an . . .

Did Cruz make a mistake signing up for Obamacare?
Kevin Price
April 4, 2015

So far presidential candidate Ted Cruz's announcement that his family will sign up for Obamacare has been treated with humor and, on a small degree, . . .

The incredible, shrinking global economy
Kevin Price
March 27, 2015

Barack Obama is only one of many "chief executives" of countries around the world who is being forced to adjust the GDP of his country from 2014 to a lower . . .

Republicans show hypocrisy in Texas Senate
Kevin Price
March 20, 2015

Republicans continually make the case that the harder it is to pass legislation, the better. That is why the power to filibuster – a super majority in the . . .

Federalism is more practical today than ever
Kevin Price
March 11, 2015

The question of whether "federalism" as handed down to us by those who founded this country, seems odd. We have not seen any practical application of it for . . .

Millennials' attitudes towards Brian Williams
Kevin Price
March 5, 2015

Brian Williams of NBC Nightly News has received near universal criticism over his frequent "misstatements" that are now widely considered lies, regarding the . . .

When the federal government fails to do what it is supposed to do
Kevin Price
March 3, 2013

I feel like a broken record, but the Constitution is explicit about what the federal government can and cannot do. Article I of that document lists seventeen . . .

A requiem for conservatives?
Kevin Price
February 9, 2013

For years I have felt that the term "conservative" was inadequate in describing the objectives of those who support the cause of liberty. The word implies being . . .

Conservatives should regulate "gun free zones" out of existence
Kevin Price
January 14, 2013

Liberals have been masters of permitting businesses, institutions, etc. to "do" things, while at the same time taxing and regulating them to the point that . . .

What if both sides want to go over the cliff?
Kevin Price
December 23, 2012

The so-called "fiscal cliff" has dominated the news ever since the election ended, but it has hung over heads as a threat to the economy for much longer. The  . . .

How Boehner almost lost the House
Kevin Price
December 12, 2012

The Daily Caller reports that "A conservative group that wants to depose Speaker of the House John Boehner from his post as the leader of the Republican Party . . .

Fighting the monetary tax
Kevin Price
December 8, 2012

The massive bailouts by the federal government over the last several years have not only changed the way our nation conducted its fiscal policy, but its . . .

Lessons about democracy from the recent elections
Kevin Price
December 3, 2012

Not too long ago I was reading Glenn Beck's Common Sense and found it an excellent read. The book is full of sound reasoning as he made a case for liberty and . . .

Thanksgiving through the eyes of economic history
Kevin Price
November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving is certainly one of my favorite holidays. As an adult with many children, Christmas has lost some of its charm and there are few things more . . .

Hurricane Sandy, presidential candidates, and Grover Cleveland
Kevin Price
October 30, 2012

The conventional wisdom when it comes to the devastating storm called Hurricane Sandy, which is pounding the East Coast, is that if anyone is benefiting from . . .

Why we still need the Electoral College
Kevin Price
October 23, 2012

The United States Constitution was made by the states, for the states. It is designed to not only create a more efficient federal government, but to also . . .

Obama is defending 6 years of Democrat policies
Kevin Price
October 13, 2012

Barack Obama loves to play the blame game. His current economic challenges are a result of ATMs, the EURO, and of course, George Bush. Consistently the last . . .

If economists were men
Kevin Price
October 9, 2012

Polling of economists show that the majority in this profession lean towards free market and limited government principles. Stories, such as this in US Daily . . .

As Obama and Romney prepare to debate
Kevin Price
September 29, 2012

It is debate time for the general election in the 2012 Presidential campaign. As the two candidates prepare for their first debate, coming up shortly, both are . . .

Did Romney hurt or help himself with fundraising speech?
Kevin Price
September 21, 2012

The media has pounded on Gov. Mitt Romney because of some controversial remarks that he made at a fundraiser for his presidential campaign. Once again the media . . .

Operation "Atlas Shrugged"
Kevin Price
September 15, 2012

In addition to hosting the Price of Business radio show and managing US Daily Review, I own a media and marketing company that is doing its part to keep this . . .

Bill Clinton gives the DNC "the finger"
Kevin Price
September 8, 2012

Bill Clinton was classic this week in his speech at the Democratic Convention. He was passionate, folksy, eloquent, and (as always) verbose. His 48 minute . . .

What would tornado struck communities do without FEMA?
Kevin Price
March 6, 2012

The headlines of dozens of lives lost, entire cities blown away, and financial devastation beyond measure will make most Americans grateful there is a Federal . . .

Move over Greece, here comes the USA
Kevin Price
February 25, 2012

How bad is the US debt crisis compared to Greece and the other European countries tethering on disaster? Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), leading Republican on the . . .

Conservatives should stop class warfare rhetoric and expose liberal lie
Kevin Price
February 4, 2012

Conservatives are up in arms over the fact that only approximately one half of the population pays income taxes. I notice how this has become a mantra of . . .

Stronger voter ID laws are not enough
Kevin Price
January 27, 2012

The media has been up in arms recently over the move by many concerned Americans to try and require improved voter ID requirements in order to fulfill one of . . .

ABC even tries subtle approach to embarrass Gingrich
Kevin Price
January 22, 2012

ABC's popular reality show, "What Would You Do?" (with John Quinones) took a jab this week at GOP Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. This came just a couple . . .

Why Ron Paul is on the rise
Kevin Price
January 14, 2012

Let me preface to say that in no way, shape, or form am I endorsing Ron Paul. However, there is a phenomenon going on in the mainstream media where they watch . . .

The mugging of a presidential candidate
Kevin Price
January 1, 2012

The Herman Cain campaign for president was unconventional by every expression of the word. It is unusual for a person with no electoral experience to be taken . . .

Rand Paul for Vice President?
Kevin Price
December 26, 2011

The media is buzzing over the dramatic and recent rise of Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) in his race for the presidency. He is a reflection of the old joke about  . . .

Why it feels like a great depression
Kevin Price
October 4, 2011

Recently I had coffee with a friend of mine and we discussed the economy. This particular associate has some years on me and we both agreed this is the worse . . .

It is not "Red state" vs. "Blue state," it is urban vs. rural
Kevin Price
August 11, 2011

The late Tim Russert, the much beloved political and news broadcaster, was often described as a genius for developing the simple idea of "Red state" versus  . . .

Filibuster is crucial in fiscal integrity
Kevin Price
August 8, 2011, the Journal of the American Enterprise Institute has noted a recent effort to end one of the most important parts of the US Senate's abilities to . . .

Obama's healthcare approach will cost in lives, doctors, and dollars
Kevin Price
August 3, 2011

Obamacare: the mere idea of a bill that would move1/6th of the economy under government control has brought fear among businesses around the nation. Since . . .

Why the debt crisis of today is worse than 1995 and 1996
Kevin Price
July 31, 2011

People are making comparisons between the current debt crisis — in which the US is going to tell the world it will no longer be paying its bills — . . .

What the government could learn from a man who makes US-China connections
Kevin Price
July 29, 2011

On a recent Price of Business show I interviewed an interesting guest who provided some profound insights on the massive loss of jobs we are experiencing in . . .

How to increase the value of labor and lower unemployment
Kevin Price
July 27, 2011

Paul Revere and the Raiders provided a hit which has lyrics that seems very foreign to most Americans today. The song "Cherokee Nation, Cherokee Pride" states: . . .

Illinois' war on jobs
Kevin Price
July 23, 2011

Illinois' Governor Pat Quinn ran on a platform that included raising taxes. In an era when politicians make many promises but comes through on few, Quinn is a . . .

Principles for dealing with the debt ceiling
Kevin Price
July 20, 2011

On August 2nd the United States will become a debtor nation if it does not raise the debt ceiling. The result will be a dramatic increase in the cost of paying . . .

GOP is playing a dangerous game with debt ceiling
Kevin Price
July 17, 2011

The GOP House of Representatives that was elected in 2010 was placed there to put America's fiscal house back in order. The current strategy of opposing the . . .

Conservatives should be aligning with and not alienating the middle class
Kevin Price
July 13, 2011

Conservatives have gotten rather animated about the idea that approximately 50 percent of the population does not pay taxes. They point at this as an example of . . .

Tea Party to new Congress: Obamacare must go
Kevin Price
July 6, 2011

The 111th Congress has spent more than any of the Congresses in US history. In fact, it has spent more than all the Congresses combined. The Obama . . .

Priorities for the tea party
Kevin Price
June 30, 2011

2010 was a masterpiece for the Tea Party movement. Rarely have we seen a group of people change the political landscape at a quicker pace than what we have . . .

The Electoral College was designed to protect liberty
Kevin Price
June 27, 2011

I am amazed by the number of people who call themselves "conservatives" and are opposed to the Electoral College. "Why do we need such a thing when we can see . . .

Burt Folsom understands economic history
Kevin Price
June 23, 2011

One of the greatest crisis facing academia today is the one dimensional perspectives that are pervasive in virtually all disciplines. Consensus historians seem . . .

Ten simple truths about the economy
Kevin Price
June 20, 2011

Politics is more divisive than ever. Partisans hear "buzz words" and they no longer can have a meaningful discussion on the issues of the day. Instead people . . .

Understanding unemployment by understanding people
Kevin Price
June 17, 2011

After another round of record job cuts and the longest period of near ten percent unemployment since the Great Gepression, it is time for government to rethink . . .

The roots of Obama's rage
Kevin Price
June 14, 2011

I have written several articles on what I call Obama's Domestic Doctrine. The fundamental ideas behind it, as seen in statements by those in the administration . . .

New unemployment numbers point to bigger problem
Kevin Price
June 9, 2011

I do not like conspiracy theories, put prefer to talk about the consequences of public policy rather than the possible intentions. But what if the policy maker . . .

What are "enumerated powers" and why do they matter?
Kevin Price
June 5, 2011

"Enumerated powers" have an academic sound to them. It sounds like something you would read about in a history book. Simply put, enumerated powers are those . . .

The moral argument for economic freedom
Kevin Price
May 30, 2011

Efficiency tends to be the prevailing argument for less government. We read and hear about how smaller governments are more responsible fiscally, encourage a . . .

Thomas Paine understood liberty
Kevin Price
April 16, 2011

Thomas Paine (1737-1789) had a profound impact on the founding of our republic. He was an author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary, . . .

Separation of Powers were meant to keep government small
Kevin Price
March 28, 2011

Separation of Powers are taught, but their importance is not, the reason why is that those in power do not like what this important political concept is . . .

What is next for the Tea Party?
Kevin Price
March 19, 2011

The Tea Party fueled victories for the GOP are among the biggest in history. Republicans turned over 61 of the US House seats and will take over with a new . . .

Is less government the best government?
Kevin Price
March 13, 2011

Let's face it, economies grow and people prosper in spite of government, not because of it. There are things for which the government is necessary. Making sure . . .

Texas type of government contributes to its prosperity
Kevin Price
March 9, 2011

People have asked me often why Texas is different than the rest of the country. During this great recession, the Lone Star state has produced more jobs than . . .

An overview of GOP candidates for 2012
Kevin Price
March 6, 2011

Mediaite has noted that Fox News is doing a preview of the likely contenders for 2012. Fox News anchor Bret Baier will be doing the series. Mediaite notes . . .

How the GOP can become relevant again
Kevin Price
March 3, 2011

I am often asked why I am so hard on the Republican Party. It becomes hard not to do such, with the Rodney Dangerfield of political parties. Unlike the . . .

The Tea Party and 2012
Kevin Price
March 1, 2011

The dust has barely settled on the elections of 2010 and everyone is now talking about 2012. The reason is simple, everyone is curious about what is going to . . .

Nancy Pelosi explodes spending record as Speaker
Kevin Price
February 26, 2011

With a new House of Representatives, it makes sense to assess the legacy of the last Speaker. It is hard to tell these days, but there are three branches of . . .

Taking our economic crisis seriously
Kevin Price
February 22, 2011

The United States is in an economic crisis, one that is being compared to the Great Depression. The days of comparing our economy to the Carter years seems . . .

Rand Paul's budget takes fiscal crisis seriously
Kevin Price
February 19, 2011

Freshman Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has caught a great deal of attention for his honest assessment of our nation's fiscal crisis and for offering solutions that . . .

What Constitution do members of Congress defend?
Kevin Price
February 17, 2011

It sounds like a silly question..."What Constitution do members of Congress defend?" However, this seems to be the centerpiece issue in American politics today . . .

Egypt's quest for democracy...lessons from history
Kevin Price
February 15, 2011

The headlines driving today's news is that democracy is winning in the country of Egypt. True, the country has dumped a dictator in Hosni Mubarak, but in the . . .

Reagan's "three legged stool" has become a pogo stick
Kevin Price
February 11, 2011

If you know of Ronald Reagan, you are likely to be aware of his "three legged stool." Reagan developed a success formula to build winning coalitions that was . . .

Sound economic talk in hot political seasons
Kevin Price
February 7, 2011

We are in one of the most hotly contested political environments in decades. People of all sides — Republicans, Democrats, independents, and large number . . .

Constitutional limits were meant to restrain spending, encourage freedom
Kevin Price
February 3, 2011

"Restoring the Constitution" is all the rave these days, as is "federalism" while people show concern over a national government that has become out of control . . .

What happened to the "party of the people"?
Kevin Price
January 30, 2011

When I was a college I had a friend of mine who constantly told me that the Democratic Party was for "the people." I was already a strong believer in limited . . .

If Obama wants a successful State of the Union Address
Kevin Price
January 25, 2011

Barack Obama is giving his State of the Union address after one of the most humiliating off year elections for a president in modern history. The number of . . .

Bill of Rights were designed to protect the people, not the government
Kevin Price
January 22, 2011

Thomas Jefferson argued that "When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. The strongest reason . . .

Obamacare fight has more than symbolism involved
Kevin Price
January 20, 2011

Pundits on both the left and right are beginning to dismiss the battle on Obamacare as pure symbolism. We are told that "everyone knows" that if repeal passes . . .

Barack Obama's "deficit fighting" efforts
Kevin Price
January 18, 2011

The Democrat leadership in both the Congress and the White House are arguing that is is imperative to raise taxes on high wage earners in order to tame the . . .

Who is GOP chair Reince Priebus and what has he gotten himself in to?
Kevin Price
January 15, 2011

The Republican Party has chosen its new chair. Reince Priebus, who is the former chairman of the Wisconsin Republican Party, has either won the "honor" to . . .

The December drop in unemployment: the rest of the story
Kevin Price
January 11, 2011

Brian Sullivan of the Fox Business Network was in great form recently when he made one of his frequent visits to my show, the Price of Business. I like to . . .

The damage caused by excessive regulations
Kevin Price
January 5, 2011

Common sense and simple economics tells us that regulations are a cost of doing business. In the eyes of the business owner, regulations are similar to taxation . . .

The virtues of limited government
Kevin Price
January 2, 2011

What a mess...the national debt is growing at a faster pace annually than what it took to reach in over 180 years. Unemployment is at a level we have not seen . . .

What's up with gold? Or why is gold up?
Kevin Price
December 30, 2010

I have been a huge fan of precious metals for years, but now more than ever as gold hits new records. Gold is now consistently hitting above $1,300, which is . . .

The health care law will drive costs and not lower them
Kevin Price
December 24, 2010

The health care laws that were passed earlier this year by some of the most questionable techniques in US public policy history have begun to go into effect.  . . .

Is Cuba following the path of China?
Kevin Price
December 18, 2010

Recently, long time dictator Fidel Castro (and recent retiree) shocked the world by declaring "communism doesn't work." It would have been great if he had . . .

It would be better for all Bush cuts to expire than exempt the "rich"
Kevin Price
December 14, 2010

The battle over the extension of the Bush tax cuts rages on. We hear about it in the Congress, from the White House, on the news and even at the water cooler.  . . .

Current crisis makes strong case for real unemployment insurance
Kevin Price
December 11, 2010

Millions of Americans have been on unemployment benefits for up to two years as we are told that the poverty levels have reached a high we have not seen since . . .

"Atlas Shrugged" one job at a time
Kevin Price
December 8, 2010

The media loves to demonize evil businesses for moving jobs overseas. Many in the public join in on the attacks and love to ride the "Buy USA only" theme. . . .

A republic creates a responsible government
Kevin Price
November 30, 2010

Every once in a while I like to remind readers about the importance of a republican form of government, because you typically will not find that from political . . .

When it comes to the history of Thanksgiving, we have much to learn
Kevin Price
November 25, 2010

Thanksgiving is certainly one of my favorite holidays. As an adult with many children, Christmas has lost some of its charm and there are few things more . . .

The US is taxing wealth as it subsidized poverty
Kevin Price
November 22, 2010

The party and President "for the poor" seems committed to make sure there are more people in poverty. The Census Bureau is about to release its figures for 200 . . .

So Obama says he wants "Broad Economic Growth"
Kevin Price
November 17, 2010

Recently President Obama has been beating the drum on what is necessary to achieve economic prosperity. At a press conference he mentioned that it was . . .

In spite elections, GOP has its work cut out with tea party
Kevin Price
November 12, 2010

House Republican leader John Boehner (and soon, the new Speaker of the House) is working hard to become the poster boy for the Tea Party. In recent months . . .

Why "intent" and "results" are not always the same in public policy
Kevin Price
November 9, 2010

Liberal policy makers seem to live in a dream world. "It is terrible that the working poor have to live on such a low minimum wage," they say. They address . . .

The truth behind the small business mythology
Kevin Price
November 5, 2010

There is a mythology about businesses in America. We see that the vast majority of the companies in this country are small (50 or fewer employees) and conclude . . .

Obama's continued war on job creation
Kevin Price
November 1, 2010

It is just like the Great Depression. We have a passionate, but misguided, President who is bent on an agenda of "doing something." That "something" has been . . .

GDP numbers raise questions about the value of the stimulus
Kevin Price
October 27, 2010

Recently I interviewed Gerri Willis of the Fox Business Network on my program, the Price of Business (on CBS Radio) about the number one business story of the . . .

Economic decline is fueled by DC
Kevin Price
October 25, 2010

One of my best votes for President came in the Republican primaries of 1988 in which I supported former Delaware governor, Pete du Pont, who is now chairman of . . .

Drawing a line in the Senate
Kevin Price
October 20, 2010

For two years I have been warning people about the major legislative avalanche we can expect following the elections of 2010. Pollsters, pundits, and . . .

Ten highest tax rates have much in common
Kevin Price
October 16, 2010

The states with the highest income taxes have a few things in common. They all voted for Barack Obama in the last presidential election, they are all having . . .

What causes unemployment?
Kevin Price
October 13, 2010

Daily we see news headlines of an unemployment situation that is only worsening. It is not unusual to see nearly a half a million signing up for unemployment . . .

Bailouts for unions
Kevin Price
October 8, 2010

No one doubts the influence unions had on the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States and of the Democrat majorities in both Houses of . . .

Tea party movement should ask tough questions to candidates for Congress
Kevin Price
October 6, 2010

One of the most exciting things I have seen in years is the rise of the "Tea Party Movement." I have been afforded the opportunity to speak at many forums of . . .

"Job creation policies" should address causes and not symptoms
Kevin Price
September 30, 2010

Recently the Obama Administration navigated another "jobs creation" bill through Congress. Correction, it was a "jobs preservation" bill designed to bailout . . .

The Obama economy: a report card from America's Heartland
Kevin Price
September 27, 2010

I have been seeing several "reports cards" recently by political pundits, policy institutes, journalists and others who are all over the map on how to grade the . . .

Was the Civil War about government expansion?
Kevin Price
September 24, 2010

I remember wondering, why was the United States was the only major country that required a civil war to end slavery? With only 25 percent of the white . . .

Where has all the stimulus gone?
Kevin Price
September 21, 2010

President Barack Obama has consistently defended the quality of the spending that has taken place in the stimulus package. He has repeatedly told voters how . . .

If the Bush tax cuts expire, the middle class will suffer
Kevin Price
September 17, 2010

The left continues to beat the drum that the Bush tax cuts — which contributed to an incredible expansion of the economy through much of the decade — only . . .

Truths about the economy
Kevin Price
September 15, 2010

During the Great Depression the United States government was taking the fast track towards a command economy. Gold was being confiscated and individuals were . . .

Savings from Obamacare?
Kevin Price
September 13, 2010

The Obama administration has continually boasted about the huge savings that the American people would receive from it sweeping health care legislation. What . . .

John Kerry proves taxes matter
Kevin Price
September 10, 2010

There is an old saying, "the more you tax something, the less you get of it; the more you subsidize something, the more you get of it." Most people generally . . .

OMB report should cause "fear and trembling"
Kevin Price
September 8, 2010

While CNBC reports that the stock market reached its monthly high this week about the same time that the President's Office of Management and Budget has . . .

What is the link between taxation and productivity?
Kevin Price
September 2, 2010

It appears policy types either "don't get" or "don't care" about one of the most fundamental ideas behind sound fiscal policy..."the more you tax something, the . . .

In Massachusetts, "Obama style" care is leading to firms canceling coverage
Kevin Price
August 31, 2010

One of the major ideas behind Obamacare and Romneycare (the Massachusetts government controlled health care program) is to force people to be responsible and . . .

George Steinbrenner avoids estaticide
Kevin Price
August 28, 2010

With whatever complaints you had about George Steinbrenner, you have to be impressed with his timing. Because of dying in 2010 and not 2011, he saved . . .

Major worries about the US economy
Kevin Price
August 25, 2010

Recently I stumbled on a fascinating article at on the "50 ugliest facts about the US economy." It paints quite a picture. I suggest you read . . .

Chris Christie brings style and substance to New Jersey Politics
Kevin Price
August 20, 2010

Gov. Chris Christie has dominated the news more than virtually any other state leader recently, with the possible exception of Arizona's Jan Brewer (because of . . .

The uninsured and the emergency rooms
Kevin Price
August 18, 2010

Rarely would one expect to find anything interesting from an agency called the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), but a report on how emergency rooms . . .

The next major financial concern could be college tuition
Kevin Price
August 16, 2010

For decades the cost of college has roughly been double or even triple the pace of inflation. The increases in recent years have been so fast and high, many . . .

How bad is the national debt?
Kevin Price
August 12, 2010

We have known for years that our debts and deficits have been out of hand, but the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is painting a picture that is almost sci-fi . . .

Prosperity in Texas makes case for Federalism
Kevin Price
August 9, 2010

Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution makes it clear — the federal government is limited to 17 specific powers and nothing more. To make sure the people . . .

The truth about taxes
Kevin Price
August 5, 2010

Conservatives have gotten rather animated about this idea that approximately 50 percent of the population does not pay taxes. They point at this as an example . . .

The continued refinement of Obama's Domestic Doctrine
Kevin Price
August 3, 2010

Recently I have been chronicling the development of a specific and even systematic economic policy in the Obama Administration. It is a program that is based on . . .

The "Macro" could learn from the "Micro"
Kevin Price
July 30, 2010

The headlines that dominated the news from Congress this week could be summarized by one seen at "Republicans Thwart Bill With Unemployment Aid." . . .

The world looks for economic answers
Kevin Price
July 27, 2010

Recently the major economic powers of the world got together to "solve" our problems and it becomes center stage for protest. The unfortunate city this year . . .

Obama's controversial domestic doctrine
Kevin Price
July 24, 2010

It seems every President is remembered for something. In recent decades, we recall Ronald Reagan ending the Cold War without a single shot and for making it . . .

America's road to serfdom
Kevin Price
July 20, 2010

It seems as though millions of Americans have woken up to the reality that the United States is on the fast track towards socialism. The individual is . . .

How would federalism work?
Kevin Price
July 17, 2010

"Restoring the Constitution" is a phrase that is catching on with people. So is "federalism" as people lament a national government that has become out of . . .

Obama seeks another bailout
Kevin Price
July 15, 2010

In early 2009 the Obama administration informed us that, without more subsidies, the US would see unemployment of eight percent. In a little over a year the . . .

Economics 101: the left's failure to embrace realities
Kevin Price
July 9, 2010

I am always shocked by the type of policy proposals that come from the political left. As a rule, the left completely disregards the ability of humans to . . .

Cleveland's plight is a familiar story
Kevin Price
July 6, 2010

I grew up in Detroit, Michigan and left that city when I was 13 years old. It was bad then. The common joke among "Michiganders" that "flew" South in search . . .

Obama boasts about jobs created by the Census
Kevin Price
July 2, 2010

Currently the United States suffers from the worst unemployment in over a quarter of a century. The recent (and modest) job growth the US enjoyed last month . . .

"Extraordinary Measures" draws attention to how health care is improved
Kevin Price
June 28, 2010

Recently my wife talked me into watching a little movie entitled "Extraordinary Measures," staring Brendan Fraser and Harrison Ford. The film had "made for TV" . . .

Will the US government take over BP?
Kevin Price
June 24, 2010

The Obama administration's imagination as to what the government should be doing is without limits. Obama, and those who surround him, seem to honestly believe . . .

The neglected areas in the Constitution due to a government out of control
Kevin Price
June 22, 2010

I feel like a broken record, but the Constitution is explicit about what the federal government can and cannot do. Article I of that document lists seventeen . . .

As the private sector shrinks, the public sector grows
Kevin Price
June 19, 2010

I remember the liberal, and even Marxist, teachers and professors I had growing up who talked about how wonderful it was that Russia had "zero unemployment."  . . .

BP disaster makes contrarian case for more US offshore drilling
Kevin Price
June 17, 2010

British Petroleum's (BP) environmental disaster off the Gulf Coast has dominated the news headlines for several weeks. Unfortunately, the media seems to have . . .

The Constitution vs. health care reform
Kevin Price
June 14, 2010

One of the few "funny" stories to come out of the sweeping health care legislation to go through Congress was that the majority who wanted reform — but did . . .

In Lone Star state, a fight for the GOP's soul
Kevin Price
June 11, 2010

Races for chair person in any state and any party, does not typically garner much attention. However, in Texas, these are not typical times. This is a time . . .

The war on the working class continues
Kevin Price
June 9, 2010

I personally hate conspiracy theories. like most, I hear such and my eyes begin to glaze over and I eagerly wait for the person to stop talking so I can move . . .

When the problems of Greece hit close to home
Kevin Price
June 4, 2010

Americans have been in shock watching the images of buildings — and even people — in flames as the government of Greece implements austerity measures to . . .

Finally, a sensible look at bailouts
Kevin Price
May 31, 2010

Political economy is one of my passions. As a radio host and syndicated columnist I get several free books a month. They are usually unsolicited and not of . . .

A radical solution to our fiscal crisis
Kevin Price
May 28, 2010

I have been writing for decades, but I have probably used the word "crisis" more in the last two years in my articles than in all the other years combined.  . . .

If the federal government does not do it...
Kevin Price
May 26, 2010

Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution makes it clear that the federal government has very few powers delegated to it. Meanwhile, the Tenth Amendment in the . . .

How to become exempt from new "monetary tax"
Kevin Price
May 24, 2010

The massive bailouts of 2008 and 2009 (and continuing today) not only changed the way our nation conducted its fiscal policy, but its monetary policy also. The . . .

Federal laws are both too numerous and vague
Kevin Price
May 21, 2010

The vast majority of Americans are unhappy with the working of Washington. The President and Congress have overwhelmed the American people with an incredible . . .

Taxes on wealth creation are about "social justice," not revenue
Kevin Price
May 20, 2010

There is an old saying, one that people of all philosophical persuasions seem to concur with, that "the more you tax something, the less you get of it." Those . . .

Why economic freedom matters
Kevin Price
May 18, 2010

Economic freedom is one of my favorite topics and the one that is discussed the least by politicians in this country. Everyone on every news channel discusses . . .

VAT is neither fair nor responsible
Kevin Price
May 15, 2010

It is interesting how the left will take a politically popular idea and pervert it into something that will only further destroy a country that is already well . . .

Timing of health care report leads to charges of deception
Kevin Price
May 13, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services has finally released its controversial report on the costs that will surround the recently passed Obamacare . . .

Ugly rumors surround Goldman Sachs investigation
Kevin Price
May 11, 2010

I am no fan of Goldman Sachs. They have eaten at the government trough and entangled itself with the political establishment in such a way that anyone should be . . .

Obamacare will create doctor shortages
Kevin Price
May 9, 2010

Surveys among medical doctors during the health care debate showed that one out of three physicians intended to leave the profession of Obamacare became law. . . .

US beats many European countries in the spending arena
Kevin Price
May 5, 2010

We all realize that different types of governments cost various amounts to run. Those in which the government does less, typically have stronger financial . . .

What is a "Reagan conservative"?
Kevin Price
May 3, 2010

Ronald Reagan became President at a time when the US had become accustomed to being a second rate power and had found itself well on its path towards socialism. . . .

Citizens Against Government Waste point at pork
Kevin Price
April 29, 2010

Each year, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) releases its annual report of government pork barrel spending and this year is no exception. This week, the . . .

The future of the tea party
Kevin Price
April 27, 2010

There is a debate when it comes to the future of the Tea Party movement. There are arguments raging over whether the Tea Party matters, will matter in the . . .

Good government requires a civic-minded population
Kevin Price
April 23, 2010

Recently I was a speaker at the Young Conservatives of Texas annual convention in Austin, Texas and, as I waited for my opportunity to present, I had the . . .

"Taxes on wealthy lead to pain for all"
Kevin Price
April 21, 2010

"Soak the rich" is a favorite battle cry for politicians seeking reelection and advocates of social justice, but in the end, it creates injustice for all. This . . .

Conservatives talk policy priorities for 2010 congressional races
Kevin Price
April 19, 2010

Recently I asked Facebook friends and Price of Business Show Fans what their policy priorities would be if they were running for Congress in 2010. There is no . . .

What "pro-life" Democrats got for their votes
Kevin Price
April 16, 2010

The vote seemed suspicious enough. At the 11th hour of the notorious health care vote, 11 "pro-life" Democrats who were adamant in their opposition of the . . .

Companies of all sizes fear national health care
Kevin Price
April 13, 2010

Obama's massive health care proposal has far reaching implications, many of which we are now only beginning to learn about. One of the biggest areas of concern . . .

The simplest guide to what the US government can do that you will ever find
Kevin Price
April 8, 2010

More Americans are aware of the huge problems facing are republic than at any time in recent decades. Our unemployment is approaching Great Depression levels, . . .

Congressional Budget Office has new numbers
Kevin Price
April 5, 2010

About two weeks ago the Obama Administration was blushing as it boasted about the "favorable" numbers its administration received from the Congressional Budget . . .

"Give me liberty or give me death" rings true today
Kevin Price
April 1, 2010

March 2010 marked the 235th anniversary of one of the most important speeches delivered in US history as the colonies prepared to shed its chains from the . . .

Health care debate leads to talk of impeachment
Kevin Price
March 30, 2010

The health care debate has been a spectacle to watch. Democrat members of Congress that are opposed to the legislation are being threatened by the President and . . .

Quantifying the shift to government dependence
Kevin Price
March 27, 2010

I love lists, indices, and other interesting compilations of information. However, a recent report by the Heritage Foundation called the Index of Dependence on . . .

Government chooses green policies over job creation
Kevin Price
March 25, 2010

Every day we see news stories that discredit the hysteria of "Global Warming." Winters have been colder for the past five years and those of us who grew up in . . .

Obamacare could harm the working class
Kevin Price
March 23, 2010

There is something that is clearly seen in the policy changes that will come with Obama's radical health care agenda, but is largely being ignored by the . . .

A look at Obamacare by the numbers
Kevin Price
March 21, 2010

Critics of the President's health care agenda are always looking for the "right words" to convince others about the danger that will come with Obama's radical . . .

Measuring the fall of US economic freedom
Kevin Price
March 19, 2010

Since 1995 the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal have monitored the economic freedoms of countries around the world and have published their . . .

Will the real Robert Byrd please stand up?
Kevin Price
March 18, 2010

Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) is the Liberal Lion of the US Senate. The longest serving member of that institution, he has been a champion of big government and . . .

Liberal politicians, the super rich, and strange allies
Kevin Price
March 16, 2010

If you read the fairy tale weaved by the major media and our history books, we would believe that liberal policies are beneficial to everyone, whether if those . . .

Who loses from minimum wage increases?
Kevin Price
March 14, 2010

We have all heard the saying that "The Road to Hell is paved with good intentions." This saying could not be more true than when it comes to minimum wage. . . .

The massive shift towards government dependence
Kevin Price
March 12, 2010

How much would the income of US households have dropped without being propped up by government benefits, welfare, and tax cuts last year? According to Patrice . . .

Obama's mentors included Hoover, as well as FDR
Kevin Price
March 10, 2010

Calvin Coolidge oversaw one of the greatest expansions in the history of the US economy. When Coolidge took office, he believed tax rates were too high. With . . .

FDR was cautious compared to Obama
Kevin Price
March 6, 2010

Back when I worked for Sen. Gordon Humphrey (R-NH) in the 1980s, there was a saying among members of the Budget Committee he served on and the staff: "A million . . .

Budget hypocrites in Congress
Kevin Price
March 3, 2010

Fox News recently reported that "The House of Representatives ... voted to raise the debt limit by $1.9 trillion. That vote raises the debt ceiling to $14.3 . . .

Obama's America resembles Detroit
Kevin Price
March 1, 2010

I grew up in a suburb of Detroit, Michigan and thought it was a great place to live at the time. We had four seasons, beautiful trees, and it was a wonderful . . .

The Senate races to watch in 2010
Kevin Price
February 27, 2010

There is a major shift going on in American politics. In November of 2008, following elections that brought Obama to the White House and significant majorities . . .

Republicans and the health care summit
Kevin Price
February 25, 2010

President Barack Obama's health care bill is on the fast track to no where. He made a radical, socialized medicine, health care bill the center piece of his . . .

Robert Reich sounds sci-fi on health care
Kevin Price
February 22, 2010

Opponents of Obama's health care proposal are often described as "alarmists," as they discuss rationed health care, the death of innovation, and the devastating . . .

Discussing economic prosperity and more on Fox News
Kevin Price
February 19, 2010

One of my favorite programs is Fox News' Strategy Room and I enjoy spending time on that program almost as much as my own, the Price of Business. The host of . . .

Toyota recall raises questions about conflict of interest
Kevin Price
February 18, 2010

Recently I had Cody Willard of the Fox Business Network on my program and we discussed the incredible expansion of the federal government for several years and . . .

Ronald Reagan articulated a message of economic freedom
Kevin Price
February 14, 2010

This weekend we celebrated the birthday of Ronald Reagan. There is no question that "the Gipper" had his flaws. Government grew under his administration as it . . .

Obama should get serious about spending
Kevin Price
February 11, 2010

It is that time of the year when Presidents rant and rave about the problem of government spending being out of control and they produce budgets that only add . . .

Obama's Pay Czar goes on the defensive
Kevin Price
February 9, 2010

President Barack Obama's TARP Executive Compensation Master (also known as the "Pay Czar") was on the defensive in an interview with Neil Cavuto of the Fox . . .

Not all blacks support the Obama message
Kevin Price
February 6, 2010

A black that opposes the Obama agenda? If you view the mainstream media and read your daily news, such a thing does not seem possible? Fortunately, the good . . .

President Obama continues to show immaturity
Kevin Price
February 4, 2010

President Barack Obama has plenty of enemies and they flank him on both the left and the right. He is oblivious to the interests of voters and consistently . . .

Obama's new "tax cuts" are designed to create votes and not jobs
Kevin Price
February 2, 2010

When it comes to income taxes there are basically two ways you can cut them. You can either have tax cuts that benefit consumption (geared primarily towards the . . .

Barack Obama's anniversary
Kevin Price
January 31, 2010

It seems much longer, but it has only been a little over 12 months since Barack Obama became the President of the United States. For those who oppose the . . .

Warren Buffett on the business and government connection
Kevin Price
January 28, 2010

Warren Buffett rolled up his sleeves on the Fox Business Network in a very candid interview with the channel's Liz Claman, in which he discussed CEOs of failing . . .

Government health care and personal economies
Kevin Price
January 26, 2010

Socialized medicine through out the world has the following characteristics: It leads to delays where, as in the case of Canada, patients wait for 17 weeks . . .

Three cheers for Chile
Kevin Price
January 24, 2010

This month Chile became the first South American country to join the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). This elite organization is . . .

The results of a complicated tax system
Kevin Price
January 21, 2010

The Obama Administration loves to sing the praises of "transparency," but finding such in any aspect of our government is difficult to say the least. Recently . . .

In heavily taxed states, people vote with their feet
Kevin Price
January 20, 2010

Major news sources like to monitor migration trends among states. The Census Bureau has been watching these trends also and what you find "between the lines," . . .

Is Massachusetts Senate race a health care referendum?
Kevin Price
January 19, 2010

Who would have guessed that a seat held by the Kennedys since the 1950s may find itself in the Republican column? A state wide seat in which registered . . .

Obamacare's attack on families
Kevin Price
January 18, 2010

The news continues to be disconcerting when it comes to the impact the President's health care bill will have on average Americans and families in particular. . . .

Ben Nelson can feel the heat
Kevin Price
January 15, 2010

The Wall Street Journal reports these headlines: "Heat Rises on Nebraska's Nelson...Senator Launches Ad Campaign at Home to Defend Key Vote on Health Bill." On . . .

Principles, not polls, should dictate policy debate
Kevin Price
January 13, 2010

Every day I see another poll stating support or opposition to policy positions. Some times they are being mentioned by major media — Fox News, the Washington . . .

How to talk about the economy
Kevin Price
January 11, 2010

Virtually every economic debate falls into a discussion about parties and politics. This is why most economic discussions do not amount to much. You start . . .

Making 2010 a great year for America
Kevin Price
January 8, 2010

So we are starting a new year. All of us have our personal aspirations. Some are seeking a new job, others want new business opportunities, others still want . . .

Does the GOP share blame for Obamacare?
Kevin Price
January 6, 2010

Besides the occasional Republican either voting for socialized medicine or preventing a filibuster of it, the guilt of the association with the proposal that . . .

Obama's critics are also in the White House
Kevin Price
January 3, 2010

Criticism for the Obama Administration's economic agenda is hitting very close to home. Martin Feldstein, an advisor to the President on economic issues and . . .

Wanted: another president like Grover Cleveland
Kevin Price
December 30, 2009

One of my favorite Presidents was Grover Cleveland. He is one that is largely neglected by the media and historians today, which are indicators of their own as . . .

Are we on the path towards hyperinflation?
Kevin Price
December 28, 2009

There is a great deal of discussion about inflation and even hyperinflation, but most are not really aware of what either are and how they come about. Inflation . . .

Can government contain health care costs?
Kevin Price
December 24, 2009

The most common arguments for government control of health care is making it available to everyone and excluding no one. Studies indicate that US indigent care  . . .

Federal salaries explode while CEOs face scrutiny
Kevin Price
December 22, 2009

You have seen the headlines, "The Worst Unemployment in 25 years," "First Mark of Double Digit Unemployment in Decades," and more. Unemployment is rampant and . . .

Finally, someone is discussing the Constitution
Kevin Price
December 20, 2009

This week Obama finally got the necessary votes to pass a health care plan described as "socialist" by many of its opponents. He has also spent $100 billion . . .

Reimportation of drugs and the demise of innovation
Kevin Price
December 18, 2009

Innovation in health care, particularly in the area of developing new drugs, is one of the crowning achievements of US health care. According to Forbes Magazine . . .

Tim Geithner plays with words on Fox Business
Kevin Price
December 17, 2009

Liz Claman of the Fox Business Network is one of my favorite interviewers in media today. She is warm and cordial, which also means her guests are easily . . .

Questions that should be addressed by environmentalists
Kevin Price
December 15, 2009

The world is about to meet in Copenhagen about the future of Global Warming. In spite of chilling news of the revelation of thousands of emails that indicate . . .

The popular disdain for the Constitution
Kevin Price
December 13, 2009

At one of her recent press conferences, Speaker Nancy Pelosi's was asked by a CNS News reporter, "Madam Speaker, where specifically does the Constitution grant . . .

Instead of a Jobs Summit, Americans seek Jobs
Kevin Price
December 10, 2009

Unemployment is devastating on both people and governments. Not only do people feel the stress of wondering how needs will be met, they often take serious . . .

What impact will national health care have on states?
Kevin Price
December 9, 2009

As the states desperately try to pass legislation to protect themselves from the many potentially adverse effects of the President's health care proposal, the . . .

Obama declares war on job creation
Kevin Price
December 5, 2009

Back in the Dark Ages, doctors were known for bleeding patients to reduce fever and cracking skulls to relieve headaches. Everything old is new again as the . . .

Global warming campaign proves to be expensive joke
Kevin Price
December 3, 2009

Conspiracy theorists have argued for years that government officials who support the massive regulation of industry in the name of environmentalism, do so in . . .

Opposition to Obamacare should be without exceptions
Kevin Price
December 1, 2009

Recently I received a request from a very well intended and concerned individual about the health care debate. She wanted me to promote a provision that would . . .

Public funding of elections leads to predictable results
Kevin Price
November 27, 2009

Many have been crying for government funding of elections as a vehicle to make elected office more accessible for those who are not rich and to weaken the . . .

Innovation should be the health care priority
Kevin Price
November 24, 2009

In addition to costing (on the low end) approximately $1 trillion simply to launch President Obama's ambitious move towards socialized medicine, this proposal . . .

The Senate health care bill is actually worse than House
Kevin Price
November 22, 2009

In spite of the rocky road to date in the pursuit of socialized medicine, it seems that policy makers are bent on pursuing the most difficult course possible in . . .

The interest in Palin raises questions about conservative women and minorities
Kevin Price
November 19, 2009

Sarah Palin is all the rage as she promotes her new book, Going Rogue: An American Life. She was a conservative darling before she wrote the book and all the . . .

Obamacare's war on the working class
Kevin Price
November 17, 2009

There are, in public policies, these inconvenient things called the "secondary effects." These are the unintended consequences of even the best intended laws.  . . .

The road to serfdom is paved with exceptions
Kevin Price
November 15, 2009

For decades I have been sitting across the table from politicians, authors, business leaders, and economists as guests on one of the radio. There have been a . . .

Horatio Bunce and holding candidates accountable
Kevin Price
November 12, 2009

Examples of irresponsible governing can be found everywhere and transcend political party lines. Democrats are being held by a particularly high standard these . . .

Madison understood the virtues of limited government
Kevin Price
November 8, 2009

Few people have read the Constitution and fewer still have read the documents designed to make the case for it. James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay . . .

What other states can learn from New York's fiscal failure
Kevin Price
November 6, 2009

Politicians keep telling us that the rich need to "suck it up" and throw in well beyond their share. They tried this in Maryland and it has resulted in a drop . . .

How many jobs has Obama created?
Kevin Price
November 3, 2009

For much of the year we have noted several hundred thousand jobs lost due to the recession. In fact, we are experiencing the highest unemployment in over a . . .

The GDP's dirty little secret
Kevin Price
November 1, 2009

The 3.5 percent jump in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has many (particularly in government) declaring that "the recession is over!" Tell that to the 10 . . .

Are insurance company profits excessive?
Kevin Price
October 29, 2009

We are told, daily, about the "exploitative" profits being made by the large health insurance companies in the form of premiums. The "huge" amount of dollars . . .

Canadian health care is to die for
Kevin Price
October 26, 2009

The Canadian health care system, which is often touted as the future of medicine, has been the subject of controversy for years. So much so, in fact, that the . . .

Liberals and the poor
Kevin Price
October 23, 2009

One of the big debates over fiscal policy is the discussion of "priorities." Government, is going to spend, it is merely a question in what areas, we are told. . . .

The truth about trade deficits
Kevin Price
October 20, 2009

The dreaded "trade deficit" is shrinking...let's celebrate! Wait a minute, this is happening in the context of the worst unemployment in a quarter of a century . . .

Health care proposal still includes a public option
Kevin Price
October 19, 2009

The phrase "public option," when it comes to the health care debate, has become so poisonous that everyone who supports socialized medicine have distanced . . .

Obama's war on Fox
Kevin Price
October 15, 2009

We are all familiar with Obama's distaste for dissenting opinion when it comes to the media. Back in his 2008 campaign for President, the Obama campaign left . . .

How a simple election reform can help restore republic
Kevin Price
October 14, 2009

The United States government has, for years, put a premium on the act of voting. The idea is, the more people voting, the better. Are you getting your license . . .

Is the GOP hungry for discipline?
Kevin Price
October 12, 2009

The Republican Party could serve itself well by remembering a man that helped to define the GOP. Ronald Reagan was noted for saying that "I didn't leave the . . .

Why stock markets thrive in high unemployment
Kevin Price
October 9, 2009

The United States have seen monthly increases in unemployment of hundreds of thousands of people each month for several months in 2009. In fact, the US has . . .

Dangers of democracy?
Kevin Price
October 7, 2009

Recently I was reading Glenn Beck's Common Sense and found it an excellent read. The book is full of sound reasoning as he made a case for liberty and limited . . .

Painful taxes keep government accountable
Kevin Price
October 5, 2009

Recently I received a pitch on a guest who argued that we could have "life and government without taxes." It was a slow news day and the thesis was interesting, . . .

Discussing the rise and decline of states on Fox News Strategy Room
Kevin Price
October 1, 2009

I always enjoy the opportunity to join the panel on Strategy Room. This being the week of its first year anniversary of that program made it all . . .

Obama should learn from FDR's mistakes
Kevin Price
September 28, 2009

We are familiar with the various quotes about the lessons of history. Bottom line, if we do not learn them, we will find ourselves reliving them. Since the . . .

Did Glenn Beck go too far in Couric interview?
Kevin Price
September 25, 2009

Part of the brilliance of the man known as Glenn Beck is his capacity to stay in the headlines. With that, it was not a surprise that the first interview that . . .

GOP should worry about tea parties
Kevin Price
September 23, 2009

The Associated Press is reporting that "House Republican leader John Boehner says nationwide protests known as 'tea parties' are the result of push back against . . .

Obama's Orwellian message
Kevin Price
September 22, 2009

It appears a major part of Barack Obama and his administration's effort to promote his agenda is to create as much confusion as possible in the message. This is . . .

Baucus plan is just one more route to Obama Care
Kevin Price
September 19, 2009

Max Baucus (D-MT), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, has tabled the idea of public option and is proposing an approach that will ostensibly allow people . . .

Is Congress serious about ACORN?
Kevin Price
September 17, 2009

Child prostitution, voter fraud, tax evasion, and financial support for prostitutes and pimps are among the many headlines that have plagued the controversial . . .

We should look to the source to learn role of government
Kevin Price
September 15, 2009

People are coming out in droves to respond to a government out of control. Their anger is correct, but their solutions to the problems we face are often off the . . .

The party that will not go away
Kevin Price
September 13, 2009

It was not hardly mentioned on Google News. In fact, you had to work your way down the page to find it, but the Tea Party enjoyed a bash to remember in our . . .

Can "gradualism" be used to foster freedom?
Kevin Price
September 10, 2009

The United States today is a mere shadow of the once free republic that was known as a beacon of freedom through out the work and economic power house that was . . .

The Founding Fathers knew best
Kevin Price
September 8, 2009

When one looks at the state of affairs today and the leviathan that we have called the federal government, it is hard to believe that our national government . . .

Free enterprise, not government bailouts, creates long-term jobs
Kevin Price
September 6, 2009

Both last year and in the early part of this year there was great enthusiasm by some (mainly in government) about the prospects of huge numbers of jobs that . . .

Health care reform does not have to be expensive
Kevin Price
September 3, 2009

I have to preface this by pointing out that I remain convinced that the US Constitution — that nifty document that politicians swear to defend — is the . . .

The US government: making old mistakes new again
Kevin Price
August 31, 2009

I recently received an advanced review copy of a compelling and important book entitled "Where Keynes Went Wrong," scheduled to be published on October 1, 2009 . . .

News through the eyes of New York
Kevin Price
August 28, 2009

There was a time where it made sense for the distribution of news to be confined to one or two locations. Instead of sending news from Dallas, Kansas City, . . .

Could Obama's health care approach foster new "Dark Ages"?
Kevin Price
August 26, 2009

Americans have been discussing concerns about rationed (or government driven) health care for years. In the early 1990s, when Bill Clinton pursued such a . . .

When the media creates the news
Kevin Price
August 25, 2009

Although every media has an opinion section, you want to hope that you are largely getting real news and not a political agenda. That "hope" is quickly becoming . . .

Questions to ask candidates for Congress
Kevin Price
August 21, 2009

The Tea Party movement will have many people voting for the first time in years and some voting for the first time ever. When they go into those voting booths . . .

Socialized medicine and "choice"
Kevin Price
August 19, 2009

There is a huge amount of angry rhetoric surrounding Barack Obama's health care policy agenda. On the left we hear about the untold numbers of people dying on . . .

Cap and Trade will harm economy and the environment
Kevin Price
August 16, 2009

When I think of Cap and Trade and government efforts towards a better environment, I think of an interesting encounter I had while conducting seminars on Free . . .

Discussing "rule of law" on Fox News Strategy Room
Kevin Price
August 14, 2009

On Strategy Room recently, I had the opportunity of being on again with my friend Eric Bolling, Host of the Biz Hour of the popular web based . . .

What the government will give voters for Christmas in 2010
Kevin Price
August 12, 2009

Fast forward to November 2010 when Members of Congress face mid term elections. From what I can tell, it will make 1994 look like a cake walk for Democrats. . . .

A shrinking world requires shrinking tax rates
Kevin Price
August 10, 2009

The cliché that the "world is small" has increasingly become fact and not merely a clever statement. In fact, one of the most important books on the changes . . .

Why the Democrats were afraid to go home
Kevin Price
August 8, 2009

For years there has been a great deal of division between Republicans and Democrats, at least in style, if not substance. However, there is one area of general . . .

Is Barack Obama haunted by "no new tax" pledge?
Kevin Price
August 6, 2009

In the eyes of most people, including political pundits, scholars, and every day voters, the beginning of the end of the George H.W. Bush presidency began in . . .

Barack Obama and the racism charge
Kevin Price
August 3, 2009

Radio and TV Host Glenn Beck has created quite a stir this past week in stating that Barack Obama "is a racist." It has been interesting reviewing the news . . .

Ben Bernanke's careless conversation?
Kevin Price
July 31, 2009

For the vast majority of Americans, being told that we are having a "jobless recovery" is the same as saying we are having no recovery at all. "Recovery" means . . .

Elitism is the latest discrimination rage
Kevin Price
July 29, 2009

There appears to be a new discrimination that is rampant across our country. This past week there was an arrest of an African American Professor (Henry Louis . . .

Ten economic principles that still matter today
Kevin Price
July 26, 2009

During the Great Depression the size of government grew exponentially and many believed that the United States had lost those essential principles that made . . .

Obama vs. the clock
Kevin Price
July 24, 2009

All of a sudden it appears that the clock is ticking against Obama. Although the President has long promoted his legislative agenda at record (if not reckless) . . .

Congressional term limits may make you feel better, but will not solve power problem
Kevin Price
July 21, 2009

For years, many conservatives have been pleading for limits on how long people can serve in office. They are tired of the rampant corruption, the influence of . . .

The real challenge facing conservative women and minorities
Kevin Price
July 18, 2009

The "Biz Hour" of Fox News Strategy Room is often referred to as the ADHD hour because its Host, Eric Bolling, takes that program exactly where he wants it to . . .

Sotomayor and the future of the law
Kevin Price
July 14, 2009

The hearings regarding Sonia Sotomayor's appointment to the Supreme Court are among the most interesting I have seen in quite some time. Not only does this . . .

Why you can expect a July jump in unemployment
Kevin Price
July 12, 2009

Unemployment is about to experience another significant jump in the next few weeks. This isn't the speculation of an Obama critic, but the simple observation of . . .

"Conservatives" need a new benchmark
Kevin Price
July 9, 2009

After their designated election cycles, members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, as well as the President of the United States, swear to defend . . .

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