Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Some States’ Tax Policies Are Frightful, Others Are Treats

Just in time for Halloween, the nonpartisan Tax Foundation has released its annual “State Business Tax Climate Index,” finding some states treat businesses in a rather beastly manner, while others

Beware Common Core Proponents Asking for Treats

It always seems appropriate that Halloween comes just days before an election.

Overregulation 'Protects' Consumers from Ride-sharing Carpools

In a classic case of regulatory overreach, the 

These Policies are on the Ballot

At a speech October 2, President Obama said, “These policies are on the ballot.

Air Monitoring Data at Frac Sand Facilities Not Scary

Halloween is upon us, and once again opponents of frac sand mining are trying to scare people in Wisconsin and other parts of the Upper Midwest by producing one-sided studies based on 

You Want More Affordable, Accessible Food for the Planet? You Want Less Government

What is far and away the most important global trade commodity?  Food.  People have to eat.

Gateway Claims Aimed at E-Cigarettes: Counterfeit, Déjà Vu

In their war against e-cigarettes, government officials often claim that the devices are a gateway to smoking.  CDC director Dr.

Winning Freedom Requires Radical Solutions

Suppose that there was a button in front of you that if you pushed it would, in one instant, abolish all the governmental controls and regulations on the U.S. economy.

Regcession—Why Americans aren’t Feeling Obama’s 'Vigorous Recovery'

President Obama is trying, according to CNN, to “convince voters of a vigorous recovery that a majority still doubts.” Describing comments the president made on October 2 at Northwestern University

Progressives Offer Bipartisan Plan for Health Care? Not Quite

Last week the Center for American Progress released a health care reform plan it claimed should draw bipartisan support because it includes Republican ideas.