Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

National Renewable Electricity Standard: Why Raise Electricity Prices?

Earlier this month, Representatives Jared Polis (D Colorado), Ben Ray Luján (D New Mexico), and Ann Kuster (D New Hampshire) 

You CAN Opt Out of Obamacare: Here’s How

Heartland Institute Policy Advisor Merrill Matthews, who is r

The Evolving Urban Form: Greater New York Expands

The term “Greater New York” was applied, unofficially, to the 1898 consolidation that produced the present city of New York, which brought together the present five boroughs (counties).

Republicans Go to 'War' Over Cutting 1/1,825th of Federal Spending

Let's put this Paul Ryan-Patty Murray federal budget deal in perspective.

Paul Krugman Doesn’t Get The True Depth Of Conservative Villainy

Paul Krugman has found out the hidden truth of his political opponents once again: Republican opposition to Obamacare is motivated by how much they hate the poor

The Power-Mad EPA

Barely a week goes by these days without hearing of some new demand by the Environmental Protection Agency that borders on the insane.

The European Commission’s Google Antitrust Problems Are Not Going Away

Why are European Commission antitrust authorities bending over backwards to settle with Google?

Bloomberg’s E-cig Ban Likely to do More Harm Than Good

Mayor Bloomberg’s going out with one last ban.

Health Savings Accounts: Ten Years On

On a wintery Monday night in Washington about 70 people gathered at a banquet to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the signing of Health Savings Accounts into law.

Death by Renewables

Green energy, specifically solar and wind, has been sold to the American public as the answer to a host of crimes against the planet—but green has a big downside.