Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

R.I.P. Neil Armstrong, American Hero

One thousand years from now, America's Apollo-era astronauts will still stand alone in history as the greatest and bravest explorers in human history.

There Is No Medicaid Free Lunch

In its continuing quest for bigger government and a smaller private sector, the Obama administration has been profligate in its claims government programs give individuals and states free or low-co

Regardless of ‘swap,’ carbon tax too expensive

Carbon taxes have regained traction this year as several Democrats and even a few Republicans have voiced support for implementing a tax on all energy producers for the amount of carbon dioxide the

How the FCC sees Broadband's 95% Success as 100% Failure

Some very creative and determined pessimists at the FCC have managed to turn a thrilling victory into an agonizing defeat.

Cracking the Left's Fortresses

Check out one of those maps of the county-by-county results for a recent presidential election. The Democrat counties are in blue, and (perversely) the Republican counties are in red.

Is Global Warming Causing A Record Breaking Lack Of Tornado Activity?

The year 2012 is breaking all-time records for lack of tornado activity, inviting the question whether global warming is causing a long-term decline in destructive extreme weather events.

Recent Evidence Shows Real Capitalism Beats Crony Capitalism

In the span of two weeks we have seen a success of capitalism and a growing failure of state capitalism. 

The New Face of Health Care -- the IRS

When President Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, aka "Obamacare") goes fully into effect in 2014, the American people will only then begin to see the implications of its th

A Win for Capitalism, a Loss for State Capitalism

In the span of two weeks we have seen a success of capitalism and a growing failure of state capitalism.

Property taxes are not the problem — spending is

It is no surprise Pennsylvanians are revolting against property taxes. Their anger at state and local governments for sucking their hearths away is largely justified.