Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Exodus of the School Children

The urban cores of the nation's 52 major metropolitan areas (over 1 million population) lost nearly one-fifth of their school age population between 2000 and 2010.

People I Don't Like

At the end of every year it is customary to offer up lists of all kinds—the best this, the worst that—and it is a brief, generally amusing exercise.

The Unpredictable Future and Winning Liberty

As a new year begins, it is easy to consider that the prospects for freedom in America and in many other parts of the world to seem dim.

Environmentalists and Energy Advocates Agree: Ethanol Reform Now

We all expect to pay a price for missing deadlines—fail to pay a ticket on time, and you may find a warrant out for your arrest.

Google Goes Off the Climate Change Deep End

Paul Driessen Co-authored this article with Chris Skates.

The Sony Hack Attack

There are many dimensions to the hack of Sony that, by all accounts, now appears to be a North Korean cyberattack.

Tribe’s Opinion That ‘EPA’s Clean Power Plan Is Unconstitutional’ Means More Than You Think

It’s a dead certainty that the Left will denounce Harvard constitutional law professor Lawrence Tribe for accepting a retainer from coal giant Peabody Energy to 

Yes, Virginia, There is No Political Santa Claus

At a time of the year when gift giving and charitable good spirit fills the air, please allow me to be the one who rains on the parade: “Yes, Virginia, there is no Santa Claus!”

Fracking is Fundamental

“It is a sad day when a state chooses to listen to the fear, uncertainty, and doubts spread by anti-fossil fuel agitators rather than making a decision for economic strength that would benefit scho

Hydro Power Gives Michigan a Renewable Energy Advantage

Many states are scrambling to identify low-emission power sources to comply with federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions, but Michigan is blessed with