Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Gruber Wasn’t Insulting Republicans and Conservatives

The recently uncovered comments of MIT professor Jonathan Gruber deriding the intelligence of the American voter and bragging that deception helped pass the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare

Textbooks Proposed for Texas Schools Open Can of Worms

Controversy continues over the adoption of new schoolbooks in Texas, as environmental lobbyists fight to have sound science concerning global warming removed from the curriculum.

The GoogleNet Playbook & Zero Pricing – A Special Report

GoogleNet is Google’s vision to leverage its proliferating dominance by offering global, near-free Internet-access, mobile connectivity, and Internet-of-Things connectivity via a global, largely-wi

Thinking the Unthinkable - Part IV

I was gratified by the excellent attendance at the Free State Foundation’s program last Friday titled, “Thinking the

The Berlin Wall and The Spirit of Freedom

This November marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. On November 9, 1989, as the shaky East German communist government resigned, the Berlin Wall came tumbling down.

A Suicidal Collapse of Western Civilization?

My background is basically European -- and more specifically, Western European.  I have lived and worked in many of those countries, and I know most of the major cities intimately -- from Stoc

Stop That Fracking Pipeline!

My small farm is nearly in the path of a new pipeline that will carry huge tonnages of shale gas from West Virginia to the Mid-Atlantic states. My neighbors mostly hate the idea.

How The Free Market Can Save American Education

Only one week after Election Day, Washington, DC’s focus has shifted from furious campaigning to National Education Week and the