Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Smelly Lockers: A True Story of Pirates

The Digital Citizens Alliance recently released a report that is troubling if somewhat unsurprising.  

Renewable Energy Death Toll Impugns Green Claims

Renewable energy sources are killers, not so much green as red. Until recently, renewable energy sources—wind, solar, hydro, etc.—have gotten a pass on the environmental harms they cause.

Democracy is Not the Same as Freedom

A fundamental fallacy of our time is that democracy is the open-sesame to peace, freedom, and prosperity.

FCC Chairman Won’t Allow His IG To Hire Any Criminal Investigators

We had some inordinately interesting congressional testimony recently from David L. Hunt, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s inspector general.

Blathering Eco-Intellectuals

I confess I have always been wary of intellectuals.

The Forgotten Consumer In The Fast Lane Net Neutrality Debate

Is the Internet consumer in charge or the product sold to others? Is net neutrality about protecting consumers or Silicon Valley?

With Global Conflict at the Door, World Leaders Pursue Futile Climate Efforts

On September 23, representatives from 190 nations will gather at the Climate Summit 2

The Miracle and Morality of the Market

One of the great fallacies arrogantly believed in by those in political power is the notion that they can know enough to manage and command the lives of everyone in society with better results than

End the Costly Integration Ban - Part II

For almost eight years, I have been urging, along with other Free State Foundation scholars, an end to the costly so-called "integration ban."This outdated, costly FCC regulation bans cable operato

Food Fight: Can Food Companies Help Battle Obesity?

This week may be a turning point in the food fight that has been taking place in this country for over a decade.