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John Berlau
John Berlau is Senior Fellow for Finance and Access to Capital at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and blogs at OpenMarket.org. E-mail him at jberlau@cei.org.
by | Feb 16, 2015

This month, America celebrates the birthday of one of the country’s earliest business innovators and large-scale entrepreneurs. During a time…

by | Feb 2, 2015

“Wall Street Chips Away at Dodd-Frank,” blared a recent front-page headline in the New York Times about bipartisan measures that…

by | Jul 2, 2014

The groundbreaking decision Monday in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, in which the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that Obamacare’s contraception…

by | May 14, 2014

A corollary to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet adage, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” is that…

by | Mar 31, 2014

Matt Drudge’s widely discussed mid-March tweet that he has already paid Obamacare’s “liberty tax” highlights the uncertainties the self-employed face…

by | Mar 6, 2014

Once again, according to a White House summary of his 2015 budget unveiled this week, President Obama will call for…

by | Nov 21, 2012

As if the “fiscal cliff” and the prospect of looming tax hikes were not enough, banks of all sizes —…

by | Oct 1, 2012

On Oct. 1, 2011, one year ago today, Dodd-Frank’s Durbin Amendment price controls went into effect, causing consumers to lose…

by | Jun 29, 2012

It seems only yesterday that liberal pundits and politicians were proclaiming that a bitterly divided 5-4 decision on the constitutionality…

by | Mar 28, 2012

Attention Senators! Test results are in. Time to announce who passed and failed “the Maxine Waters test of political moderation.”…

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