Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Cronyism Is Endemic in Contemporary Politics

“Cronyism.” That word is likely to be thrown around a great deal over the coming months in the Republican primary battle.

Mosquitoes Ignore Global Warming Predictions

Global warming is often predicted to cause a devastating increase in the range and frequency of malaria, but somebody forgot to tell the malarial mosquitoes.

Big Mistake in Court’s Obamacare Ruling

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Sept.

The Global Warming Debate Produces An Indisputable Winner

If there is one thing that has stood out regarding this year’s Republican presidential debates, it’s the inability of media analysts to agree on winners and losers in each debate’s immediate afterm

Ponzi on the Potomac

Ida May Fuller worked as a schoolteacher and secretary during her long life - a life without marriage, children, political power or business influence yet a life that achieved one of the greatest r

President’s Third Edujobs Stimulus More Opiates for Addicts

The proposed $60 billion in education funds in President Barack Obama’s $450 billion jobs plan offers schools and teachers false hope and will cause them yet again to structure spending around fant

Nix the Amazon Tax

Declaring it "unfair" that out-of-state online retailers don't collect sales tax from every customer in each state where they conduct business, a bipartisan coalition of Michigan Representatives wa

The GOP Presidential Debate Highlights The Irony Of Florida Energy Policy

Michele Bachmann tapped into a source of national frustration last month when she pledged to bring back $2 per gallon gasoline.

Reinsurance Bill Would Be a Disaster

The process of rebuilding the areas damaged by last month’s Hurricane Irene will take months and cost billions of dollars.

Schools Are a Convenient Political Photo-Op but a Dubious Job Bank

It is difficult to imagine President Barack Obama is so out of touch that he expects anything more than campaign photo-ops to result from his proposal to pour $30 billion into local school construc