Will Eye Care Lobbyists Retain Their Consumer Rights Loophole?

op-ed | David Williams
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Lobbyists are still making gains in President Donald J. Trump’s Washington

The Idea Of Nonprofit Credit Unions Is Obsolete And Absurd. Why Do These Billion-Dollar Outfits Get Tax Breaks?

op-ed | David Williams
Daffy Duck with lots of gold YouTube screenshot screenshot/What Tunes You On

Over the past 18 months, credit unions bought out seven banks

National Academy Of Sciences Goes Full Sanders On Healthcare

op-ed | David Williams
Bernie Sanders Reuters/Carlo Allegri

Consumers have been down this road before

The Senate Passed Its Budget -- Now It Must Press On To Tax Reform

op-ed | David Williams
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, accompanied by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator John Barrasso (R-WY). (Photo: Reuters/Aaron P. Bernstein)

Time is truly of the essence.

We Need Financial Oversight For Puerto Rico's Hurricane Recovery

Opinion | David Williams

Endemic corruption and incompetence has left Puerto Rico unable to help itself.

A Whirlpool Bailout Hurts Consumers And Taxpayers

Opinion | David Williams

Calls for the government picking winners should be ignored.

Rep. Dent's Ill-Advised Power Grab

Opinion | David Williams
Republican Congressman Charlie Dent speaks during an interview at his campaign office in Allentown, Pennsylvania on November 2, 2016. / AFP / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ /
The congressman is working backroom deals to dodge public scrutiny.

How Hospitals Turn Community Care And Taxpayer Subsidies Into Capital

Opinion | David Williams

‘Laws should not be written to enrich any particular industry’

Time to Lift the Cuba Embargo

Opinion | David Williams

Trump might need to think this over…

States Should Take The Lead In Regulating Drone Deliveries

Opinion | David Williams

There’s no reason we shouldn’t have the benefits of this new type of commerce.

Removing Confederate Names From Schools Teaches Students The Wrong Lesson

Opinion | David Williams
A 60 ft (18 m) tall monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee towers over a traffic circle in New Orleans, Louisiana June 24, 2015. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Wednesday morning called for the replacement of the statue. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Students will learn that honesty is overrated and bully tactics are rewarded.

Online Gaming Decisions Should be Left To States, Not D.C. Bureaucrats

Opinion | David Williams
Gambling giant Las Vegas Sands Corp's Chief Executive Sheldon Adelson reacts during a news conference in Macau, China

Online gambling hosted in states that allow it is hardly the Wild West.

Phony Facebook Activism: Big Bird Edition

Opinion | David Williams and Ross Marchand
A man dressed as the Sesame Street character Big Bird sits on a bench. U.S., November 14, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Any cause worth saving should be left to real activism, not Facebook slacktivism.

Pai Is Right: Private Sector Must Lead Broadband Investment

Opinion | David Williams
Commissioner Ajit Pai listens to Chairman Tom Wheeler in 2016: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Competition suffers when the government enters the market.

Delaying Fiduciary Rule Was The Right Decision

Opinion | David Williams
A Wall Street sign is pictured in front of the New York Stock Exchange, open during Winter Storm Juno, in the Manhattan borough of New York January 27, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Sometimes, the best thing government can do is just get out of the way.

Rep. Kevin Brady Takes A Stand Against Dishonest Tax Schemes

Opinion | David Williams
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 05: U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) (R) arrives at a House Republican Conference meeting November 5, 2015 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. House Republicans met to discuss party matters, including picking Brady as the new chairman for the Ways and Means Committee. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The truth is that we have no more time for games.

To Protect Taxpayers, Block Unnecessary Rail Regulation

Opinion | David Williams

Regulators should consider rules that foster private investment in necessary infrastructure.

Suspending Sovereign Immunity Could Lead To A Global Economic Crisis

| David Williams

JASTA incentivizes foreign nationals to target the U.S. for similar lawsuits.

EPA's Costly Legacy Of Neglect And Scandal Spills Into Puerto Rico

Opinion | David Williams

If the EPA is supposed to protect the public and the environment, it should do so with a modicum of common sense.

The Latest DISH On Washington Front Groups

Opinion | David Williams

The FCC must consider carefully the intentions of DISH moving forward and not be fooled again.