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Professor Chambless has published more than 125 Op-Ed columns in newspapers all over the United States and has been a regular contributor to The Orlando Sentinel since 1992. 


                                                                                Click here for the Jack Chambless article archive.



Professor Chambless on  the Economics of the Minimum Wage and Burger King's move to Canada
















JANUARY 18, 2022

Biden Must act fact to avoid 1970's Inflation

FEBRUARY 4, 2021

Biden's Regulatory Costs outweigh likely benefits

OCTOBER 2, 2020

'White Privilege' doesn't apply to all white people

JUNE 21, 2020

This Father's Day, put down the to your child

MARCH 19, 2020

Irrational virus response may lead to Depression

AUGUST 29, 2018

To save the planet, let profit-seekers lead the way


JULY 4, 2018

What do we do when the last WWII veteran dies?

JUNE 19, 2018

Teaching economics to nonthinkers a tough job

MAY 25, 2018

Sports betting: Winners, losers?

FEBRUARY 22, 2018

Stop handing our flag to Olympic medalists

JANUARY 15, 2018 (Bangor Daily News (Maine)

Why do we want people from Africa, Haiti? Good question

DECEMBER 27, 2017

History teaches us not to fear the new tax law

NOVEMBER 1, 2017

Baseball's Martinez soared at Valencia; reinstate sports

OCTOBER 9, 2017

Floridians discover that self-reliance works better than government


Price gougers: They're not greedy-they're our heroes

MAY 25, 2017

Baseball coach to parents who gripe: Stop coddling kids

MARCH 23, 2017 (The Los Angeles Times)

Why can't we be as happy as Norway?

JANUARY 14, 2017

2 Laws for every college student: supply, demand

NOVEMBER 11, 2016 (The Chicago Tribune)

Dear Millennials: Stop bellyaching over Trump

SEPTEMBER 18, 2016

Clinton, Trump would fail my economics class

AUGUST 15, 2016 (Dallas Morning News)

Hillary's "free" tuition plan plunders taxpayers, dupes students


MAY 10, 2016

Why Libertarianism should be GOP's future


APRIL 2, 2016

Why this Libertarian will Miss Barack Obama


MARCH 8, 2016

Trump and the Danger of American Ignorance


FEBRUARY 25, 2016

Young people who look to Sanders get Fairy Tale


NOVEMBER 9, 2015

Can Democrats enjoy falling gas prices?


OCTOBER 4, 2015

Oregon College shooting should surprise no one


AUGUST 16, 2015

Liberate College grid players - pay them for their work


JUNE 19, 2015

An Economist's Guide to Fatherhood


MAY 8, 2015

Abolish School Districts, Equalize Education


FEBRUARY 20, 2015

Economic Fallacies abound whether we realize it or not


JANUARY 1O, 2015

Trip to Citrus Bowl brings an unexpected lesson on 'ripoffs'


OCTOBER 31, 2014

Freedom of choice leads to the freedom to serve others



AUGUST 10, 2014

American Dream Thriving In Boomtown -- Williston, N.D.


MAY 16, 2014

Professor Says: Maybe Your Child Should Skip College …


MARCH 07, 2014

The Poor — Primarily Blacks — Lose In Public-Ed Monopoly


JANUARY 26, 2014

Here's What's Missing In The Debate On Income Inequality


NOVEMBER 29, 2013

Black Friday: Capitalism we can do without: My Word


NOVEMBER 01, 2013

Daily life would take a big hit if we were to lose private services


SEPTEMBER 29, 2013

Give supply and demand a chance: Legalize organ sales


AUGUST 25, 2013

Jogger's killing shows America's critical shortage of character

MAY 2, 2013

Jason Collins, Jackie Robinson and the true nature of liberty


FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Capitalism: Miraculous system gives us what we want, need

NOVEMBER 2, 2012

GOP must embrace concepts they hate - like evolution


SEPTEMBER 15, 2012

Obama worshippers need a history lesson on economics


JUNE 10, 2012

Is it time to think about home schooling your child?

MARCH 28, 2012

Blacks should look deeper at perceived white contempt


JANUARY 17, 2012

Ancient Rome's fall offers modern lessons for America


OCTOBER 9, 2011

Today's lesson: Dream, but not at government's expense


JUNE 1, 2011

Broken window brings an economics lesson


JULY 30, 2010

Is the U.S. economy machine or ecosystem?


MARCH 02, 2010

Alas, Canada beats U.S. in hockey and liberty


JULY 4, 2009

July 4th has become a celebration for hypocrites


FEBRUARY 7, 2009

JFK and Clinton can be tax role models for Obama


APRIL 06, 2008

Using Jesus to justify theft

DECEMBER 13, 2007

Barry Bonds: Baseball's best economist

FEBRUARY 7, 2007 (New York Daily News)

When saving one life makes no sense

APRIL 5, 2006

An Immigration policy for 'real Americans'



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