Columnist

Jeff Jacoby

An Op-Ed columnist and nationally recognized conservative voice, Jacoby was hired from the Boston Herald in 1987. He briefly practiced law and was a commentator for WBUR-FM. His awards include the 1999 Breindel Prize and the 2004 Thomas Paine Award.

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JEFF JACOBY

The FDA is stockpiling military weapons — and it’s not alone

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The arms race has metastasized to federal agencies with strictly regulatory or administrative functions.

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Rubio can demonstrate integrity by not seeking reelection

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Marco Rubio has said he won’t run again for the Senate, but now he’s wavering from that promise.

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Does it matter how many women sit on corporate boards?

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One-fifth of all board members at the nation’s biggest companies are women, and the percentage keeps rising, slowly but steadily.

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Payday loans are a poor option. No payday loans would be worse

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Payday loans are often decried as predatory, but for some they provide financial relief.