Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Common Core and Critical Thinking: Sounds Good, but is it?

To briefly summarize Common Core, the decision to adopt the Common Core standards was left almost exclusively in the hands of the governors and the state boards of

The Wisdom of Adam Smith for Our Own Times

The continuing growth in government spending, taxing and regulation of economic affairs in the United States and in many other parts of the world has raised anew the essential issue of political co

President Obama's and EPA's Attack on Fossil Fuels

On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency issued proposed rules to reduce carbon dioxide output from current operating fossil-fueled power plants.  These rules are thought to encour

Just Assume We Have a Climate Crisis

Climate modelers and disaster proponents remind me of four guys who were marooned on an island, after their plane went down.

The Myth of the Climate Change '97%'

[This op-ed excerpt by Joseph Bast and Roy Spencer, was first published in the Wall Str

Welcome to the “No Pee” Section of the Swimming Pool

America is poised to become the “no pee” section of the global swimming pool and the useless actions will cost us a bundle—raising energy costs, adding new taxes, and crippling the

The Economics Of Replacing Obamacare: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Republicans have not unified behind a single bill to replace Obamacare because conservatives have been debating among themselves exactly what the components of that bill should be.

The Top Ten Reasons to Oppose Broadband Utility Regulation

Few official bad ideas come along that are as bad as this one.

A Period of Peril on the East Coast

With the upcoming hurricane season right around us, I want to amplify a bit for you some of the background research we do along with why I am very concerned about the Eastern Seaboard in the coming

The Regulatory Death of Energy in America

Before President Obama took office in 2009, the amount of electricity being produced by coal-fired utilities was approximately fifty percent of the total.