Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

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The "Malaise" Has Returned

The joke is that Jimmy Carter is happy that Barack Obama has replaced him as the worst President of the modern era.  It is a supreme irony that Obama’s campaign theme was “Hope and Change” whe

People Like to Keep Their Money - and Other Breaking News for Leftists

To paraphrase the knight who guarded the Holy Grail in “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” Ireland 

Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian Theory of Inflations and Recessions

Eighty years ago, in the autumn of 1934, there appeared in English one of the most important books on money and inflation penned in the twentieth century, The Theory of Money and Credit

The Rationale for Wind Power Won't Fly

[NOTE: This piece was first published in the Wall Street Jo

Stealing from Competitors is “How Google Works”

Google executives’ saccharine best-selling book: “How Google Works,” pr

A Young Person's Guide to Energy Conservation

Energy has long lost the attention of the media, so we no longer think about ways we use energy and its effect on national policy or our pocketbooks.  However, the problems of energ

HBO Streaming Is Good News for All Entertainment Consumers

Acting on plans reported here a month ago, entertai

Taiwan High Speed Rail Near Bankruptcy

Efforts are underway by the Taiwan government for a government led restructuring to avoid bankruptcy (P

Metropolitan Housing: More Space, Large Lots

Americans continue to favor large houses on large lots.

Poor Countries Want Modern Living, and They Want It Fast

More than seven billion people now populate Earth, including six billion who live in developing economies.