Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Oregon Considers Selling State Forest Land to Benefit Schools

Oregon public land officials are considering selling the 93,000-acre Elliot State Forest.

Why is the U.S. Government in the Mortgage Loan Business?

It is often truly astonishing to me the harm done by the way the federal government was expanded well beyond its constitutional limits during the 1930’s New Deal era.

U.S. Struggles to Draw Young, Savvy Staff

The federal workforce needs fresh blood.

Studies Show E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

For years, advocates for smoke-free alternatives, such as electronic cigarettes and other e-vapor products, have known that these products are effective at helping smokers quit or dramatically redu

What’s Even Worse than Net Neutrality? Government Internet Reclassification to Do It

We are almost six years into the Barack Obama Administration. This president has been almost undoubtedly the worst ever at exceeding his Constitutional authority.

Judge Blocks Illinois’ Pension Reforms; Will Governor Block Chicago’s Reforms?

A judge in Sangamon County Circuit Court has blocked a modest reform of Illinois’ pension system for state workers and retirees outside Chicago from taking effect June 1, giving Gov.

Obama: Stealing America One National Monument at a Time

Thanks to the EPA’s announcement of the new C02 regulations and the Bergdahl prisoner swap, excessive executive power’s been in news cycle for the past week.

An Increased Minimum Wage Equals Greater Unemployment

It’s June, a month famed for marriages, but it is likely to be remembered for the high rate of teen unemployment which has been soaring for a long time.

California’s Common Core Spending Never Ends

Californians really have no idea how much they’re going to spend to suffer their kids as test subjects for the new testing and curriculum scheme called Common Core.