Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

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

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.

Common Core and Critical Thinking: Sounds Good, but is it?

To briefly summarize Common Core, the decision to adopt the Common Core standards was left almost exclusively in the hands of the governors and the state boards of

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.

How is Prohibiting Consumers from Getting Free Stuff Pro-Consumer?

The Media Marxist Left pushing the terrible Internet policy known as Network Neutrality oft are absurdly called “consumer groups.”

President Obama's and EPA's Attack on Fossil Fuels

On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency issued proposed rules to reduce carbon dioxide output from current operating fossil-fueled power plants.  These rules are thought to encour