Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

New Climate Report Misses Point on US Cities

The doubtful claim that low density US cities impose a cost to the economy of $400 billion is countered by their being the most affluent in the world.

FTC Implicitly Urges FCC to Not Reclassify Broadband as a Utility

The FTC implicitly laid down an important jurisdictional, political, and public marker against FCC reclassification of broadband as a utility, in its recent FCC 

Top Ten Things Parents Hate About Common Core

This is the year new national Common Core tests kick in, replacing state tests in most locales, courtesy of an eager Obama administration and the future generation’s tax dollars.

Renewable Energy Death Toll Impugns Green Claims

Renewable energy sources are killers, not so much green as red. Until recently, renewable energy sources—wind, solar, hydro, etc.—have gotten a pass on the environmental harms they cause.

Smelly Lockers: A True Story of Pirates

The Digital Citizens Alliance recently released a report that is troubling if somewhat unsurprising.  

Democracy is Not the Same as Freedom

A fundamental fallacy of our time is that democracy is the open-sesame to peace, freedom, and prosperity.

FCC Chairman Won’t Allow His IG To Hire Any Criminal Investigators

We had some inordinately interesting congressional testimony recently from David L. Hunt, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s inspector general.

Alarmists Respond to Summer Freeze with Climate March

Just two days after a summer freeze cut growin

Blathering Eco-Intellectuals

I confess I have always been wary of intellectuals.

Global Warming Is Benefiting Trees, Forests

Trees are growing at an accelerated rate due to global warming, scientists conclude in a new peer-reviewed study.