Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Nebraska Needs Real Income Tax Reform

Although at first glance Nebraska’s tax system may appear competitive nationally, it lags behind its regional neighbors, who are its primary competitors for attracting new businesses to the state.<

The Greatness of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the Nobel Prize-winning former political prisoner who became the first president of post-apartheid South Africa and that republic’s first black president, passed away Dec

A Bad Budget Deal Compared to What?

I’m in a tough spot. Paul Ryan is one of the brightest stars in the Republican Party.

Fisker Execs Kept Salaries While Employees, Taxpayers Got Taken

Thirteen of Fisker Automotive executives made more than six figures in the past year, despite manufacturing zero cars.

It's Not Government Motors Anymore

On Monday, the Treasury Department announced that the federal government had, no doubt

The Brouhaha Concerning the FCC's In-Flight Cellphone Proposal Is Misplaced

Thursday, the FCC considered issuing a proposal that seeks comment on the Commission’s rules regarding the use of mobile wireless services on board aircraft.

Defining Extremism Down

Democrats make a lot of silly statements.

On the Futility of Long-Range Numerical Climate Prediction

My 60-year experience in meteorology has led me to develop a profound disrespect for the philosophy and science behind numerical climate modeling.

President Obama Will Sacrifice Bald Eagles To Fight Global Warming

The Obama administration announced last Friday that it will grant industrial wind farm operators 30-year permits to kill legally protected bald eagles and golden eagles without fear of 

The Right Response To Obama’s Inequality Concern Trolling

Politically, the president’s inequality concern trolling push is just the latest MacGuffin: the distraction of an issue that does not poll as a high priority, but is designed as