Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

The Long Term: Metro America Goes From 82% to 86% Suburban Since 1990

The major metropolitan areas of the United States experienced virtually all of their overall growth in suburban and exurban areas between 2000 and 2010.

Does the Hockey Stick Belong in the Penalty Box?

My wife is a big Rangers fan and I have been watching some of the Stanley Cup playoffs. I am a bigger fan of hockey in person.

Google Skybox Spy-Satellites: Big Brother Inc. Always Watching

Who does Google think they are fooling?

Yes, Eric Cantor, There is a Virginia

It seems fitting that after such a momentous political evening, the Washington, D.C.

Environmental Groups Have Lost the War Against Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a technique to remove natural gas and oil from shale formations, has been under withering assault from environmental groups for much of the last decade.

Should the Government Define the American Dream?

I have not written anything of significance about the YG Network’s Room to Gro

Media Twists Specialized Meaning of Science Words

The specialized meaning of science words can lead to public confusion when the media apply scientific terms out of context.

Studies Show E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

For years, advocates for smoke-free alternatives, such as electronic cigarettes and other e-vapor products, have known that these products are effective at helping smokers quit or dramatically redu

What’s Even Worse than Net Neutrality? Government Internet Reclassification to Do It

We are almost six years into the Barack Obama Administration. This president has been almost undoubtedly the worst ever at exceeding his Constitutional authority.

Oregon Considers Selling State Forest Land to Benefit Schools

Oregon public land officials are considering selling the 93,000-acre Elliot State Forest.