Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Schumer’s ‘Ex-Patriot Act’ Attacks Personal and Economic Freedom

All across the nation, cities and states compete with each other partly on the basis of taxes.

Duncan Poised to Intrude into Local Schools

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan likes to talk a lot about allowing local control and state flexibility, but his actions belie his talking points.

Faith and Belief, Loyalty and Love

[The following essay is based on remarks delivered at CPAC-Chicago on June 8, 2012.]

Hillary Clinton Needs A New Global Warming Travel Agent

Hillary Clinton needs a new travel agent.

Romney's Education Choice

Mitt Romney is rolling through 2012 at a faster pace than Ronald Reagan rolled through 1980. He is ahead of Reagan's pace at this point in 1980.

Was 'Good Science' Really Applied in the Recent Mercury Report Issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection?

As a scientist who has spent the past ten years studying the science of mercury (Hg) and the biologically toxic form of mercury, methylmercury (MeHg), I was taken aback by the clear misuse of

Teaching global warming in kindergarten

The Common Core state education standards list what math and language-arts information and skills children should master in each grade.

Romney’s Transition Leader Favors Implementing Obamacare

One of the few Republicans in the country who’s been tirelessly pushing for the implementation of 

Bloomberg’s Coked-Out Nanny State

If New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gets his way, soon you’ll have to buy your Coca Cola from a guy in an alley.

On Alex Trebek's Jeopardy, Global Warming Skeptics Test Better In Science Than Alarmists

Jeopardy champion: “I’ll take ‘Science’ for $800, Alex.” Alex Trebek: “The answer is, ‘Inferior scientific literacy.’”