Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

'Climate-Smart' Policies for Africa are Stupid, and Immoral

The 2014 US-Africa Leaders Summit hosted by President Obama this past week brought together the largest-ever gathering of African government officials in Washington, DC.

Colorado Dems Frack Backtrack is all about November

In June, in a sparsely populated county in northern New Mexico, a primary elections

Internet Peering Doesn’t Need Fixing – NetComp CommActUpdate Submission

The old adage is true here; “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it.”

Extraordinary Irresponsibility

In yet another uninspiring performance by our unengaged and unengaging president, this time a press conference at the end of a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., Barack Obama

Global Warming Pause Puts 'Crisis' in Perspective

Much has been written and argued, from all sides in the global warming debate, about the meaning of the asserted 17-year pause

Government 'Help' Makes Nutrition Worse: Fats

For a half century the idea that saturated fat in foods raises cholesterol and, consequently, causes heart attacks was dogma ostensibly justifying government regulation.  The attacks on dietar

It's about the Money, Not the Climate

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), the Irish poet and dramatist, wrote “Pray don't talk to me about the weather.

Maryland Rules Uber is a Common Carrier - Will FCC Agree?

The Daily Record reports that the Maryland Public Service Commission ruled that Uber is

Pass the House Border Bill

Conservative and liberal media alike were all atwitter with Thursday’s midday news that the House of Representatives was going on its summer recess without passing a border-related bill because Rep

Urban Cores, Core Cities and Principal Cities

Many American cities, described commonly as urban cores, are functionally more suburban and exurban, based on urban form, density, and travel behavior characteristics.