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Thin Lizzie Owes Elon Musk an Apology

The Wall Street Journal on Sept. 18, 2023 published my op ed on Elon Musk and the Starlink-Crimea kerfuffle. You can read it here. –dk Sen. Elizabeth Warren is demanding an investigation of Elon Musk and SpaceX’s Starlink satellite network. She wants to know why he refused the Ukrainian military’s demand that he turn on

The False Myth of Transgender Oppression

The original version of this column ran in the Washington Examiner on April 10, 2023.  Here: The sad murders of three young children and three staff members at a private Christian school in Nashville have been followed by bitter protests at state capitols, White House commentary, and a swarm of media kowtowing. But this wasn’t aimed

Yo Elon! How to Fix Twitter

  This is a longer version of my op ed published in The Wall Street Journal on Oct. 17, 2022. Now comes the awkward part. Elon Musk says he is going through with his unsolicited takeover offer for Twitter, despite fighting in court to scuttle it. Twitter executives first rejected his bid, then accepted it—and then

A Dad’s Death, 50 Years Later

From DK: The Wall Street Journal on July 23rd, 2021 published my op ed on my father’s sudden death and its aftermath. Below is a longer, more detailed version. My 64th birthday came on July 24th. The same date marked the 50th anniversary of a personal tragedy. At 5:32 a.m. on the morning of my

GameStock! Hailing a New War on Short Sellers

A higher-stakes battle lurks beneath the GameStop kerfuffle and the “Rocky”-like victory of the little guy outsmarting savvy hedge fund billionaires on Wall Street. This could be the start of a war on short sellers. It’s about time. Capitalism is optimism monetized—we invest because we believe great things can happen. Short sellers are the destroyers

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