Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Reject Longmont Public Wi-Fi Measure

“When will they ever learn?” is a plaintive war protest-song refrain from back in the day, but perhaps it requires a contemporary update in light of Longmont’s ballot initiative to resurrect a muni

Abolish the Department of Education

U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) has produced a masterful 626-page document dissecting federal spending and recommending cuts of about $9 trillion.

Cronyism Is Endemic in Contemporary Politics

“Cronyism.” That word is likely to be thrown around a great deal over the coming months in the Republican primary battle.

Mosquitoes Ignore Global Warming Predictions

Global warming is often predicted to cause a devastating increase in the range and frequency of malaria, but somebody forgot to tell the malarial mosquitoes.

Big Mistake in Court’s Obamacare Ruling

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Sept.

The Global Warming Debate Produces An Indisputable Winner

If there is one thing that has stood out regarding this year’s Republican presidential debates, it’s the inability of media analysts to agree on winners and losers in each debate’s immediate afterm

Ponzi on the Potomac

Ida May Fuller worked as a schoolteacher and secretary during her long life - a life without marriage, children, political power or business influence yet a life that achieved one of the greatest r

President’s Third Edujobs Stimulus More Opiates for Addicts

The proposed $60 billion in education funds in President Barack Obama’s $450 billion jobs plan offers schools and teachers false hope and will cause them yet again to structure spending around fant

Nix the Amazon Tax

Declaring it "unfair" that out-of-state online retailers don't collect sales tax from every customer in each state where they conduct business, a bipartisan coalition of Michigan Representatives wa

The GOP Presidential Debate Highlights The Irony Of Florida Energy Policy

Michele Bachmann tapped into a source of national frustration last month when she pledged to bring back $2 per gallon gasoline.