Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Council's New Bill to Boost Smoking

New York City was the first major city to ban vaping, the use of e-cigarettes, wherever cigarette smoking is banned. Cities around the country have followed suit.

Aging Metropolitan Areas Ranked

America is getting older, as medical science prolongs life expectancy and the fertility rate hovers at or even below the replacement rate.

Thinking the Unthinkable - Part II

In Scott Cleland’s recent piece titled, “Silicon Valley’s Biggest Internet Mistake,” he makes an

Who Says you Need a Doctor to Fight Ebola?

Perhaps it’s not surprising coming from our first Community Organizer president that the trait the administration claims is most needed in an “Ebola czar” — not that it’s been shown that such a pos

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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