Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

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

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.

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 Top Ten Reasons to Oppose Broadband Utility Regulation

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

The Importance of the Second Amendment

For millions of Americans the Second Amendment and its guarantee of the right of the individual to bear arms appears irrelevant and practically anachronistic.

Muni broadband: The gift that keeps on taking

LUS Fiber, the municipal broadband system in Lafayette, La., last month received another warning from city auditors, an advisory that appears to have become an annual thing.

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.

Glaciers and Global Warming

The melting of glaciers is often cited as evidence mankind is causing global warming through carbon dioxide emissions.

The Copyright Alert System at One

The Copyright Alert System (CAS) has been operating for nearly a year now, and an analysis of its first ten months in action has been released.

Let’s Not Put the People in Charge of the VA in Charge of the Internet

The Veterans Administration (VA) has been a disaster since just about its inception.  Because it is government-only monopoly single-payer health care.