Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

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

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.

The Preventable Tragedy of Energy Poverty

In our world of laptops, iPads, flat-screen TVs, microwaves, and jet-skis, it is easy to forget that 1.3 billion people on this plan

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

Tyrrell's Too Cheerful Thesis

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

Obama’s National Climate Assessment Draws Sharp Criticism

The Obama administration clearly hoped to generate political momentum with release of its National Climate Assessment, but the document landed with a thud after being sharply criticized on a variet

Open Enrollment a Step Toward Equal Education Opportunity

It’s common for people to pretend public education is free. But it’s not. Parents buy access to certain public schools with their mortgage or rent check.