Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Beijing Gigacity to Cover Area of Cambodia or Oklahoma

Today, there are about 30 megacities in the world, where more than 10 million residents live. The largest is Tokyo, at about 38 million.

Breaking EPA's Climate Sciences Secrecy Barriers

FOIA request seeks hidden data and analyses that agency claims back up its climate rulings

Obama Administration Wants to Party on the Internet Like It’s 1934

Eighty years ago.  The depths of the Great Depression.  Democrat President Franklin Delano Roosevelt blindly flailing around, throwing ever more government-centric “solutions” at the grow

Thorner and O'Neil: Part 2 - Surge as a Politically Opportune Moment?

Our current immigration rules outline acceptable reasons for border agents to follow, when deciding whether undocumented aliens can cross into the United States.

Obama Continues his Attack on U.S. Energy

The delay of the Keystone XL pipeline is a perfect example of the way President Obama and his administration has engaged in, not just a war on coal, but on all forms of energy the nation has and ne

Revitalizing the Reputation of Motivation through Rewards

According to data collected by the Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA, American students continue to slide down the international rankings, failing to break the top 20 

How The Populist Assault On Cronyism Draws New Battle Lines

Slowly but surely, Washington is waking up to the idea that the cur

Peer Pressure: Academic Incentives and Rewards for Secondary Students

In their new book, Rewards: How to use rewards to help children learn – and why teachers don’t use them well, Herbert Walberg and Joseph Bast point out, “research makes clear that reward 

Energy is America’s Economic and Political Trump Card

Despite a slight contraction during the first quarter of this year, the American economy has been expanding slowly but steadily since the end of the “Great Recession.”

What Economic Recovery?

You have to know that the Obama administration has run out of excuses for destroying the U.S. economy when it starts to blame it on the weather.