Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Doctored Data, Not U.S. Temperatures, Set a Record This Year

“Americans just lived through the hottest 12 months ever recorded, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Tuesday,” according to the May 15 

Feds Spend $1 Billion Helping Kids Walk to School

From 2005 to 2014, Congress will have spent nearly $1 billion of taxpayer money to help kids walk to school.

Obama’s Attack on Religious Liberty Will Raise Health Care Costs

President Barack Obama is becoming his own worst enemy when it comes to keeping his promises.

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.