Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Antarctic Sea Ice Sets Another Record

Antarctic sea ice set another record this past week, with the most amount of ice ever recorded on day 256 of the calendar year (September 12 of this leap year).

Let parents strike, too

The Chicago Teachers Union’s strike has left 350,000 pupils out of school and caused turmoil for nearly every family in Chicago.

Mitt Romney Is Right About the ‘Victims’ of Government

Merrill Matthews, a resident scholar at theInstitute for Policy Innovation and a 

Legislature Is Right to Consider Science-Based Tobacco Policy

Most smokers want to quit, but few realize that quitting doesn’t require abstinence.

Environmental Council misleads on jobs

What's the difference between creating 5,000 jobs or 75,000 jobs? According to the Michigan Environmental Council there is none. Or maybe the organization is just prone to exaggeration.

Legislature Is Right to Consider Science-Based Tobacco Policy

Most smokers want to quit, but few realize that quitting doesn’t require abstinence.

If This Is Recovery, Who Needs Recession?

President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats meeting in Charlotte for their national convention danced around the answer to the question, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?"

As He Re-Creates The Grapes Of Wrath, Obama Is Out Of Ideas

President Obama started his Democratic Convention nomination acceptance speech with one overriding truth: “But when all is said and done – when you pick up that ballot to vote – you will face the c

Alarmism, not climate, grows more extreme

For years, President Barack Obama has been curiously low-key about global warming, or climate change, as politically correct terminology now prefers.

Global Warming Alarmists Seek More Power, Not Emissions Reductions

As U.S. carbon dioxide emissions continue to decline, one would think global warming alarmists would celebrate the ongoing achievement. Instead, alarmists are ramping up their vitriol.