Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Environmental Groups Have Lost the War Against Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a technique to remove natural gas and oil from shale formations, has been under withering assault from environmental groups for much of the last decade.

Should the Government Define the American Dream?

I have not written anything of significance about the YG Network’s Room to Gro

Media Twists Specialized Meaning of Science Words

The specialized meaning of science words can lead to public confusion when the media apply scientific terms out of context.

What’s Even Worse than Net Neutrality? Government Internet Reclassification to Do It

We are almost six years into the Barack Obama Administration. This president has been almost undoubtedly the worst ever at exceeding his Constitutional authority.

Judge Blocks Illinois’ Pension Reforms; Will Governor Block Chicago’s Reforms?

A judge in Sangamon County Circuit Court has blocked a modest reform of Illinois’ pension system for state workers and retirees outside Chicago from taking effect June 1, giving Gov.

Oregon Considers Selling State Forest Land to Benefit Schools

Oregon public land officials are considering selling the 93,000-acre Elliot State Forest.

Why is the U.S. Government in the Mortgage Loan Business?

It is often truly astonishing to me the harm done by the way the federal government was expanded well beyond its constitutional limits during the 1930’s New Deal era.

U.S. Struggles to Draw Young, Savvy Staff

The federal workforce needs fresh blood.

Studies Show E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

For years, advocates for smoke-free alternatives, such as electronic cigarettes and other e-vapor products, have known that these products are effective at helping smokers quit or dramatically redu

The Case for Liberty, Through Thick and Thin

One of the most important issues before those who care about the advancement of liberty is how the case for freedom can best be made, and what it should include.