Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Auto Insurance Reform Must Tackle Fraud

Motown’s home state is rocketing up the wrong sorts of charts these days.

Auto Insurance Reform Must Tackle Fraud

Motown’s home state is rocketing up the wrong sorts of charts these days.

Nobody's tax scheme will fix Feds' spending problems

Trying to fill the federal government's gigantic budget hole with a 5.6 percent surtax on the tiny number of people with incomes greater than $1 million, as President Barack Obama proposes, is like

Voucher Critics are Misleading the Public

The usual suspects have again begun loudly denouncing Gov.

Occupy Free Speech?

I want to be perfectly clear: I don't believe all Occupy Wall Street protestors foam at the mouth, possess bad hygienic habits, or are uneducated and lazy. But some say stupid, ugly things.

The Real Solyndra Scandal

The unfolding collapse of solar cell maker Solyndra surely reflects poorly on the Obama administration and its drive to build a “green economy.” That said, many media reports have made both too muc

How to Stabilize the Housing Market

(NOTE: This  letter was submitted to the Washington Post on October 25, 2011.)

Waiver Avalanche Uncovers Flaws of NCLB

Thirty-six states have said they will seek waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) in the next six months.

Iowa Education Blueprint: Potent Ideas, Gentle Approach

Iowa’s governor has just provided a prime example of an education policy states might pursue in looking beyond No Child Left Behind’s notorious failures and coverups. On October 3, Gov.

Obesity Police vs. Tony the Tiger

Remember Hoodrat? He was the seven-year old who stole his grandmother's car for a joyride back in 2008.