Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Gateway Claims Aimed at E-Cigarettes: Counterfeit, Déjà Vu

In their war against e-cigarettes, government officials often claim that the devices are a gateway to smoking.  CDC director Dr.

Winning Freedom Requires Radical Solutions

Suppose that there was a button in front of you that if you pushed it would, in one instant, abolish all the governmental controls and regulations on the U.S. economy.

Regcession—Why Americans aren’t Feeling Obama’s 'Vigorous Recovery'

President Obama is trying, according to CNN, to “convince voters of a vigorous recovery that a majority still doubts.” Describing comments the president made on October 2 at Northwestern University

Progressives Offer Bipartisan Plan for Health Care? Not Quite

Last week the Center for American Progress released a health care reform plan it claimed should draw bipartisan support because it includes Republican ideas.

Activists Push to Censor Texas Textbooks

There is a controversy over proposed new school textbooks in Texas—not over what is actually in the books but instead over scientific facts environmental lobbyists want the publishers to keep out o

EPA Ripping Off Taxpayers to Support its Policies

 For those concerned about the U. S.

Net Metering Gives Big Advantage to the Wealthy

Champagne wishes and caviar dreams are coming true thanks to a government policy called net metering, which allows wealthy environmentalists who have installed solar panels on their roofs to profit

Fear the Day Government’s Great Fiction Lies Exposed

“Government is the great fiction through which everyone endeavors to live at the expense of everyone else,” wrote the celebrated French legislator, economist, and political theorist Frederic Bastia

Missouri Parents Fight for School Transfer Law

The ongoing struggle between parents and the Missouri government over the state’s school transfer law is another example of politics and bureaucracy winning out over parents, children, and their fu

Will the FCC Break the Internet?

Actions speak louder than words. The world is watching to see where the FCC’s actions will lead international telecommunications regulators going forward.