Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

The Government Assaults 'Big Dogs' - To Advantage the Biggest Dog of Them All

One of the largest myths going is that government helps the Little Guy. On it’s face this is patently absurd.  More government – taxes and/or regulations – raises the costs of e

New Congress Should Heed Voters, Kill Internet Sales Tax

As the 113th United States Congress gives way to the incoming 114th Congress—a transition that will include 50 new representatives and 12 new senators—hopes for pass

The Evolving Urban Form: Tianjin

Tianjin is located on Bohai Gulf, approximately 75 miles (120 kilometers) from Beijing. It was the imperial port of China, by virtue of that proximity.

Snus Users’ Hearts Keep on Ticking, Not Fluttering

Swedish researchers from several institutions document that snus use is not associated with atrial fibrillation (commonly known as AFib), the most common heart arrhythmia (irregular timing of the h

For Once, a Court Sided With People Rather Than ‘Threatened’ Rodents

For the first time, a federal court has struck down a regulation under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 for exceeding the government’s constitutional power.

Top Ten Questions to Ask About Title II Utility Regulation of Internet

If Congress or the media seek incisive oversight/accountability questions to ask the FCC about the real world implications and unintended consequences of its Title II net neutrality plans, here are

“Where to Watch” Piracy Decrease

The Internet ecosystem just added a new tool to preserve the property of rights holders even while encouraging greater use of broadband.

Gruber Wasn’t Insulting Republicans and Conservatives

The recently uncovered comments of MIT professor Jonathan Gruber deriding the intelligence of the American voter and bragging that deception helped pass the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare

Textbooks Proposed for Texas Schools Open Can of Worms

Controversy continues over the adoption of new schoolbooks in Texas, as environmental lobbyists fight to have sound science concerning global warming removed from the curriculum.