Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

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.

Hollywood’s Hydrocarbon Hypocrisy

Several Hollywood elites were recently caught red-handed on videotape, agreeing to

Exectuive Power: Overreaching, Overzealous, Dream-Dashing

President Obama is in trouble with his usual allies, not to mention his ever-ready opponents, over two recent acts of excessive executive power: the Bergdahl 

Oklahoma’s Opportunity to Lead States Out of Common Core

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has started to prance about the country, touting himself as the governor who ousted Common Core, a set of national curriculum and testing mandates in math and English.

EPA’s next wave of job-killing CO2 regulations

Supported by nothing but assumptions, faulty computer models and outright falsifications of what is actually happening on our planet, President Obama, his Environmental Protection Agency and their

Et tu, Governor Quinn?

In early 68 A.D., Gaius Julius Vindex rebelled against Nero's high tax policies. The rebellion was a success.

Don't Replace Fannie and Freddie; End Them. Period

For every 100 mortgages being sold in the United States these days, at least 95 of them have government backing. We’re told America has a free-market economy?

CO2 Won’t Produce Famine

In a recent opinion piece in the New York Times (“Lessons from the Little Ice Age,” NYT, March 22, 2014), historian Geoffrey Parker—author of Global Crisis: War, Climate

The National Climate Assessment (NCA) Doubles Down on Doom

President Barack Obama has decided to make “combating climate change” one of the top priorities of his second term; his EPA has pursued policies that amount to a “war on coal” -- or more specifical