Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

The National Climate Assessment (NCA) Doubles Down on Doom

President Barack Obama has decided to make “combating climate change” one of the top priorities of his second term; his EPA has pursued policies that amount to a “war on coal” -- or more specifical

Utah Residents May be Charged $20 a Month to Bail Out UTOPIA

Residents of 11 Utah cities would be billed as much as $20 a month, as part of a plan to salvage the state’s once-heralded UTOPIA fiber optic network.

Osama vs. Obama: Some Thoughts on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day

When the late Osama bin Laden referred to the United States as a “weak horse” he may have been more right than wrong.

I am an Innocent Man

My mission is to supply value added forecasts to anyone who wants them. As such, when it comes to energy, I could care less where the energy comes from.

Exposing Netflix’ Biggest Net Neutrality Deceptions – Part 16 Netflix Research Series

If Netflix’ position on net neutrality was justified on the merits, why does Netflix need to say so many deceptive things that are demonstrably untrue, in order to justify its case for its version

Tyrrell's Too Cheerful Thesis

To coin a phrase, R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. has forgotten more about politics than I’ll ever know.

Judge Blocks Illinois’ Pension Reforms; Will Governor Block Chicago’s Reforms

A judge in Sangamon County Circuit Court has blocked a modest reform of Illinois’ pension system for state workers and retirees outside Chicago from taking effect June 1, giving Gov.

The FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal: The Wrong Way to Use Regulatory Presumptions

Despite judicial rebuffs of the Federal Communications Commission’s two previous efforts to impose net neutrality mandates on Internet service providers – requirements that, in effect, and in one

Google's Title II Utility Regulation Risks: An Open Letter to Investors

Unregulated Google is increasingly pushing for maximal FCC net neutrality and price regulation of its direct broadband competitors, potentially via FCC reclassification of broadband as a Title