Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Obama Hints at New Mortgage Refinance Program; Expect More Failure

President Obama apparently has noticed home mortgage interest rates are at or near record lows.

The Fed's Ticking Inflation Bomb

Larry Kudlow, as usual, said it best. Writing in Investor's Business Daily on September 14, he said:

EAS Program a Complete Taxpayer Waste

The Essential Air Service Program, a truly lame-brained government subsidy whose fate played a role in the recent near-shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration, deserves its place on the choppi

Democrats Should Stop Protesting and Start Communicating

We may never know exactly what happened between Wisconsin Supreme Court justices David Prosser and Ann Walsh Bradley on that infamous day in June in Bradley’s office.

Soviet Union’s Fatal Flaw Is Repeated Here

Even today, almost exactly 20 years after it happened, Westerners asked to explain the rapid collapse of the Soviet Union tend to serve up theories that flatter preconceived ideological biases.

Payroll Tax Cut Another Cynical Vote-Buying Gesture

When the federal government’s accumulated debt already tops $15.4 trillion, another $101 billion this year may not sound like much.