Author: David White

Sep 25,2007

Battling Against Goliath

Betting against the Goliath By David White When 28-year-old Jay Cohen moved to the Caribbean in 1996 to launch an online gambling firm with a few friends, he certainly couldn’t...

Jul 25,2007

Smoking Heals

Imagine if Democratic lawmakers sought to provide handouts to the children of middle class voters by instituting a tax on America’s poorest citizens. Implausible? Think again. Just last week, the...

Jun 25,2007

The Bloomberg Bribery Experiment

Just one day before New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg fueled speculation of a White House bid by bolting from the Republican Party, his office released detailed plans for Opportunity...

May 23,2007

Who Will Nanny the Nannies?

The arrogance of power that leads politicians to act as parents is hardly new. In The Republic, benevolent dictators served at the top of Plato’s ideal society. And in 1859,...

Apr 18,2007

Terry Moran’s Outrageous Screed

Add ABC News anchorman Terry Moran to the list of people who owe Reade Seligman, Collin Finnerty, and David Evans an apology. His recent remarks make Don Imus look like...

Mar 21,2007

The Delicious Rhetoric of the Food Police

Earlier this month, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) published a report analyzing the nutritional value of some commonly-ordered dishes at Ruby Tuesday, On the Border, the Cheesecake Factory,...