Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Movie Review: Al Gore’s Polarizing, Misleading ‘Climate Reality’

After Tuesday’s shocking beat-down of Democrats in special elections, conventional political wisdom is that President Barack Obama is the most toxic political name that can be attached to a candida

Customers, Not Government, Determine Competitiveness

The White House this week commanded the Department of Justice to scuttle a deal that would’ve combined two wireless carriers—fourth-place T-Mobile and second-place AT&T—and catapulted the merge

Competition from Charters Pushes All Schools Forward

A large percentage of Americans do not know what to think about charter schools, even though these nontraditional public schools have begun quietly changing the way we all think about education.

Global Warming: A 98% Consensus Of Nothing

During last night’s Republican presidential debate, Jon Huntsman doubled down on Al Gorism, claiming skeptics of “global climate disruption” (that’s the White House’s term) are making “comments tha

Thinking Small in Regulatory Reform

If nothing else, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor thinks big.

The Government Should Let the AT&T Merger Go Forward

Last week, the White House commanded the Department of Justice to scuttle a deal that would’ve combined two wireless carriers — fourth-place T-Mobile and second-place AT&T — and catapulted the

Obama Hints at New Mortgage Refinance Program; Expect More Failure

President Obama apparently has noticed home mortgage interest rates are at or near record lows.

Let Peak-Road Pricing Regulate Illinois Tollway

Letter to the editor sent to the Chicago Tribune on September 1, 2011:

Uncle Warren’s Demands for Uncle Sam to Raise Taxes Ring Hollow

Avuncular billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Monday wrote a screed in The New York Times in which he calls for higher taxes on the wealthy because they pay so little in comparison to t

Parents Know Best How to Fix Schools

As moms and dads across America enter the education reform arena by the thousands through parent unions, capitol demonstrations, and expanded school-choice measures, some defenders of the current s