Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

GOP Can no Longer Blame Harry Reid for Obamacare

The time for Republican self congratulation is over, and the work needs to begin. It appears that the majority of the voting population recognizes that our country is in dire condition.

The Times Scores a Double

Always good for a laugh, The New York Times op-ed page on Monday, November 10, 2014, hit the Daily Double.

The Federal Communications Congress?

Apparently Congress has an aspiring legislative rival in the Federal Communications Commission.

Gordon Tullock: Economist Who Explained Why Government Corruptly Grows

Why is it that government grows in size and scope, and is so difficult to stop or reverse?

One Blog, Two Shameful Acts, Three Shameless Organizations

Imagine two companies, one worth more than $31 billion and the second worth $315 billion, ask for and receive $1.6 billion in federal low interest loans to build a power plant.  The power plan

Senate Majority Change Could Alter Environmental Politics

Political analysts are rapidly reaching a consensus that the recent election was a repudiation of President Obama’s failed policies, and although environmental issues were not the primary focus of

Colorado State Smoking Ban: No Impact on Heart Attacks

As early as 2004, various medical journals published articles claiming that small-community smoking bans resulted in nearly immediate reductions in heart disease.  For example, the high-p

What to Do After Obama Vetoes Obamacare Repeal

It’s a foregone conclusion the new Republican-controlled U.S. Senate will join the House in voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare as it’s more unpopularly known.

Gordon Tullock, R.I.P.

Gordon Tullock, one of the truly great economists of the 20th century, passed away on Monday. He was 92.