Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Limitless Debt and Dollar Destruction; It’s What Our Leaders Want

As the debate rages over raising the national debt ceiling--even House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is looking for a way to raise it--it’s increasingly clear that nobody in power is serious about de

Net Neutrality Violates Property Rights Principles

Network neutrality, a euphemistically labeled and insidious concept, is perhaps the biggest current threat to the Internet, chiefly because it threatens property rights by supplying the wrong answe

Despite Hype, Most Schoolkids Won’t Get Innovative Technology Soon

Everyone is talking about fancy new education apps, possibilities for “flipping” classrooms using innovative, video-based operators

Obama Stands Idly by While FCC Trashes Internet

When President Barack Obama requested this past spring that government agencies conduct a cost analysis on burdensome regulations, no one really expected anything to come of it.

The Coming Fall of the Teachers Unions

Review of Special Interest: Teachers Unions and American Public Schools, by Terry Moe, Brookings Institution Press (2011). $34.95, 513 pages, ISBN: 0815721293. 

State, Local Tax Deductibility Is a Tax-Hike Machine

As members of Congress and the Obama administration creep ever closer to a deal to raise the debt ceiling, it becomes increasingly clear any plan that emerges will rewrite the nation’s tax code.

Atlanta Cheating Scandal More Reason to Keep Testing

The interwebs are ablaze with criticism of the "pressure to meet targets" on state standardized tests that allegedly led teachers and administrators in 80 percent of Atlanta Public Schools investig

Casey Anthony Verdict Doesn’t Require New Laws

So-called “Caylee’s Laws” are already being introduced in dozens of states across America, and a petition for a federal version has gone viral on the Internet.

Government’s $7 Billion Broadband Waste

As members of Congress and the Obama administration creep ever closer to a deal to raise the debt ceiling, it becomes increasingly clear any plan that emerges will rewrite the nation’s tax code.

Doubling Down on Class Warfare

In the course of negotiations over the debt limit, President Barack Obama’s rejection of his own bipartisan White House debt commission’s recommendations has become complete.