Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Tyrrell's Too Cheerful Thesis

To coin a phrase, R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. has forgotten more about politics than I’ll ever know.

The Preventable Tragedy of Energy Poverty

In our world of laptops, iPads, flat-screen TVs, microwaves, and jet-skis, it is easy to forget that 1.3 billion people on this plan

Open Enrollment a Step Toward Equal Education Opportunity

It’s common for people to pretend public education is free. But it’s not. Parents buy access to certain public schools with their mortgage or rent check.

Chinese Have Big Plans for Fisker, Which Took US Taxpayers for a Ride

Months have passed since the saga about the fate of Fisker Automotive ended, which was the

Celebrity-Studded Anti-Obesity Film Is Pure Propaganda

If you couldn't stomach watching "Fed Up," the Katie Couric and Laurie David ("An Inconvenient Truth") obesity film, here's the only word you need to know.

Google's Title II Utility Regulation Risks: An Open Letter to Investors

Unregulated Google is increasingly pushing for maximal FCC net neutrality and price regulation of its direct broadband competitors, potentially via FCC reclassification of broadband as a Title

Obama’s National Climate Assessment Draws Sharp Criticism

The Obama administration clearly hoped to generate political momentum with release of its National Climate Assessment, but the document landed with a thud after being sharply criticized on a variet

The Wisdom of Adam Smith for Our Own Times

The continuing growth in government spending, taxing and regulation of economic affairs in the United States and in many other parts of the world has raised anew the essential issue of political co

Predicting the Weather? The Climate? You're Kidding, Right?

With some of the most sophisticated computers and satellites at its disposal, the U.S. Weather Service cannot tell you with any certainty what the weather will be in your area two weeks from now.