Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Common Core Proponents Blame Their Victims

It has become fashionable to blame the effects of nationalizing education on anything but the national curriculum mandates and the tests that accomplish it.

Abusive Tax Policies Are to Blame for Corporations Going Overseas

American companies that reincorporate abroad are not doing so to avoid paying taxes on U.S.

No, A Carbon Tax Cannot Create Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

A tax on carbon dioxide emissions would destroy far more jobs – and wealth – than it would create, despite the well-intentioned hopes of Forbes.com contributor James Conca.

EPA Antics on Sea Level Rise--Gina McCarthy's Miami Trip

EPA Administrator McCarthy is going to be in Miami October 8 during or close to a King Tide and I suspect call the high tide of the year due to global warming.  The reason for the name of King

Desperate Wildlife Extinction Claims are Part of the Warming Hoax

One thing that those of us who have been longtime observers and debunkers of the lies surrounding global warming and/or climate change have noticed is that the “Warmists” have gotten increasingly d

More Third-Hand Nicotine Nonsense: From Vapor?

Nicotine can be detected in a chamber after releasing vapor directly from an e-cigarette, according to a report in Nicotine and Tobacco Research (abstract 

Parents, Teachers Increasingly Reject Common Core

It’s been a rough year for the Common Core standards.

GAO Report Confirms: States Better Fracking Regulators than EPA

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirms what many small-government environmentalists have been saying for years: States are more effective at regulating the dispo

America's Education Battlefield

The 2010 introduction of Common Core, a set of requirements for what elementary and secondary school children should know in math and English language arts, has turned schools in one state after an