Nathan B. Oman
Recent Articles by Nathan B. Oman
Published: Friday, February 22, 2013 12:00 am MST
Later this year, the Supreme Court will consider whether the Constitution contains a right to same-sex marriage. The great irony of this debate is that it focuses almost exclusively on happy families. The reali...
Published: Thursday, January 10, 2013 10:45 am MST
The topple over the fiscal cliff has been averted, but the country's fiscal woes are far from solved. Obama has already indicated that he will be looking for further tax increases. Let me suggest one that he ou...
Published: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:00 am MST
I first saw news of the Connecticut shootings while at a conference in London.
Published: Thursday, November 22, 2012 12:00 am MST
As the federal government skitters at the edge of the "fiscal cliff," many look wistfully at the rectitude of the states. After all, 49 state constitutions (Vermont is the sole exception) require balanced budge...
Published: Friday, September 21, 2012 12:00 am MDT
Republicans like tax cuts, but they are not clear on why. Sometimes they rely on arguments drawn from the pro-government economist John Maynard Keynes, while sometimes they rely on the thought of the pro-market...
Published: Friday, August 31, 2012 12:00 am MDT
The central problem with the no-tax-increases line is the political rather than the fiscal accounting.
Published: Sunday, July 29, 2012 12:00 am MDT
Dan Cathy, president of Chick-fil-A, recently put his company in activists' sights by donating money to same-sex marriage opponents and defending his conservative views on gay rights. Nothing too interesting he...