Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

What Comes Next for Obamacare

Today Republican governors are meeting in Las Vegas sorting out where they go from here on health care policy.

Fracking foe short on facts

A moratorium on fracking is a very bad idea for Illinois (Fracking moratorium finds friendly audience in Carbondale, Oct. 31).

Finally, Al Gore Gets The Televised Debate He’s Been Avoiding For Years

Call it the televised debate Al Gore has been avoiding for years. Tonight, as Gore hosts another 24-hour televised snooze-fest, meteorologist Anthony Watts launches WUWT-TV (Watt’s Up With That TV).

Uranium Mining Would Be an Environmentally Friendly Boon for Virginia and the Nation

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama did not agree on much during the presidential debates.

Avert pension crisis

Your editorial touches all the important points on the state pension crisis Massachusetts faces (“Close pension loophole,” Oct. 28).

Coercive, futile taxes not the answer for Cook County

This is no way to solve budget problems caused by years of reckless spending.

Common Core just more of the same

When it comes to the national Common Core State Standards, people deserve to know the rest of the story.

Perhaps the influence of teachers unions is waning

The largest affiliates of the United States’ largest teachers union are deeply in debt, largely because they have lavish pension and health-care systems, according to the Education Intelligence Agency

Ideas Don't Run for President

Let me tell you about SAGNOF. It’s a fantasy baseball term – it means Saves (or Steals) Ain’t Got No Face.

Harry Reid, Shawshank Redemption, And The Invention Of A Phony Global Warming Scare

When Andy Dufresne (aka Tim Robbins) concocts various frauds, scams and kickbacks for Warden Samuel Norton to enrich himself at taxpayers’ expense, Dufresne runs the paper trail through the nonexisten