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Benjamin Ayanian
Benjamin Ayanian is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he studied philosophy, business law, and political science. He has also been published in the Star Tribune and the Wall Street Journal. Follow him on Twitter at @BenjaminAyanian..
by | Jan 25, 2023

Some of our nation’s politicians seem to know very little about basic economic principles despite constantly proposing legislative action on economic issues. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D–Mass.) and Rep. John Bowman (D–N.Y.) now want federal regulators to impose rent control on…

by | Jan 7, 2023

The House of Representatives’ struggle to elect a speaker has been repeatedly defined as “chaotic” by mainstream media outlets. Apparently, deliberation and debate are signs of disorder and are not to be desired in our society. While the phrase “threat…

by | Dec 23, 2022

The cosmetics at your local store need new rules and enhanced oversight, according to Congress. Tucked deep inside the 4,155-page omnibus spending bill is the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022. Americans should be skeptical of the measures in…

by | Dec 20, 2022

Death, taxes, and the urge to legislate are three of the few constants in our world. Whenever a major societal event is hoarding headlines, there tends to follow a loud call for Congress to respond with a bill. Over the…

by | Oct 14, 2022

Vice President Kamala Harris recently told an audience that the federal government must focus on “equity” when dispersing resources related to natural disasters and climate change. She specifically highlighted lower-income communities, minorities, and women.  While the exact meaning of her comments…

by | Jul 23, 2022

Anti-gun activists often ask, “Why should anyone be allowed to carry a firearm in public?” Well, recent events in Greenwood, Indiana provide yet another example of how armed, law-abiding citizens can make the world a safer place. Last weekend, a…

by | Mar 30, 2022

Increasingly over the past few years, major corporations have brazenly inserted themselves into everyday social and political discourse. Today, it’s the so-called “Don’t Say Gay Bill,” which was just signed into Florida law, which has prompted the pontificating of major…

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