Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Civil Asset Seizure Rules Pad Police Pocketbooks

Actor and director Mel Brooks once famously observed, “It’s good to be the king,” but it’s also very profitable to be the lawman.

Three Reasons to Dismiss the Biased Report on New York ‘Charter School Fraud’

According to some activists, charter schools are the villain in the nation’s current education narrative. 

How Dangerous Is Snus? Don’t Ask New York Times Editors

The New York Times has added more fuel to the anti-tobacco-harm-reduction fire with a December 4 editorial (

Obama to the FCC: Go Ahead and Break the Internet

President Barack Obama’s recent call to the Federal Communications Commission to strictly regulate broadband networks could be the death knell for the open, free, and prosperous Internet that has b

Single-Payer Taxes Will Devastate Vermont Economy

Early next year, Gov. Shumlin (D) will unveil a long-awaited financing plan for his proposed single-payer health care system. At least, that’s the expectation.

Dear Bill Bennett: Get A Little More Reaganesque On Common Core

I’m too young to know if Ronald Reagan’s former Education Secretary Bill Bennett has always been a squish.

Congress Pays For Entitlement Expansion With Cut To Penis Pumps

The House and Senate are preparing to vote on the “Achieving a Better Life Experience” (ABLE) Act, a bipartisan bill that establishes tax-favored savings accounts for those with disabilities.

The Net Neutrality Hybrid Proposals: They Definitely Are Not Comfortable

Let me ask you this: “If a man has one foot in a bucket of boiling water and the other foot in a bucket of ice, do you think that, on average, he would be comfortable?”

Congress Moves to Block EPA’s Land Grab

Republican lawmakers are pushing hard to corral President Obama’s rogue Environmental Protection Agency with stringent bills and a blunt warning against finalizing its most dangerous land grab ever