Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Extraordinary Irresponsibility

In yet another uninspiring performance by our unengaged and unengaging president, this time a press conference at the end of a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., Barack Obama

National Employee Freedom Week Provides Knowledge for Union Workers

In elementary school, many of my teachers would place a long banner across the top of the chalkboard, reading “Knowledge Is Power.” The phrase is meant to teach students the importance of

Maryland Rules Uber is a Common Carrier - Will FCC Agree?

The Daily Record reports that the Maryland Public Service Commission ruled that Uber is

Global Warming Pause Puts 'Crisis' in Perspective

Much has been written and argued, from all sides in the global warming debate, about the meaning of the asserted 17-year pause

Government 'Help' Makes Nutrition Worse: Fats

For a half century the idea that saturated fat in foods raises cholesterol and, consequently, causes heart attacks was dogma ostensibly justifying government regulation.  The attacks on dietar

It's about the Money, Not the Climate

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), the Irish poet and dramatist, wrote “Pray don't talk to me about the weather.

Pass the House Border Bill

Conservative and liberal media alike were all atwitter with Thursday’s midday news that the House of Representatives was going on its summer recess without passing a border-related bill because Rep

Risky Business: The Best Global Warming Alarmism Money Can Buy

It’s been a month since the billionaire triumvirate of Tom Steyer (pictured), Henry Paulson and Michael Bloomberg introduced their ballyhooed Risky Business report on the climate

Urban Cores, Core Cities and Principal Cities

Many American cities, described commonly as urban cores, are functionally more suburban and exurban, based on urban form, density, and travel behavior characteristics.