Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Romney and Obama differ sharply on education choice and control

Now that Mitt Romney has taken a stand for local and parental control of education and against federalized Common Core standards and tests, the issue of education has come into sharp focus in the pres

Michelle Obama’s school lunch program leaves children hungry

Students nationwide are boycotting new federal school lunch rules, reverting to brown-bagging it in a mini-revival of individual freedom among the milk-drinking crowd.

Obama's Coming Crash: The President's Recession Of 2013

So far, Obamanomics has produced the worst recovery from a recession since the Great Depression. But if Obamanomics is not stopped, next year it will produce renewed recession.

Make pensions a defined-contribution program

In response to “Low investment returns test S.D. budget” (Government & Politics, utsandiego.com, Sept.

Smoke-free option is one Oklahoma should consider to reduce tobacco harm

A quit-smoking strategy with “the potential to save millions of lives” will be the subject of an Oklahoma legislative hearing Wednesday.

Reining in pension costs

On September 29, Policy Analyst, Matthew Glans, had a letter to the editor published in Crain's Chicago Business (circ. 45,667).

Stars of ‘Won’t Back Down’ Reap Unexpected Teachers Union/Leftist Backlash

It appears that the stars of “Won’t Back Down,” which enjoys wide theatrical release today, had no idea they were participating in a m

100 Million Examples of Global Warming Absurdity

It’s desperation time for global warming alarmists. Don’t believe me? Just look at what they’re parading as their best media story right now.

Perpetuating Falsehoods

All the Republicans are offering, President Obama tells us over and over, are the same old, failed policies that got us into this mess in the first place.

Our Unsustainable Entitlement Nation

When we talk about recipients of entitlements, we are typically referring to either of two kinds of Americans: the poor and the elderly.