Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Fear the Day Government’s Great Fiction Lies Exposed

“Government is the great fiction through which everyone endeavors to live at the expense of everyone else,” wrote the celebrated French legislator, economist, and political theorist Frederic Bastia

Will the FCC Break the Internet?

Actions speak louder than words. The world is watching to see where the FCC’s actions will lead international telecommunications regulators going forward.

Predictions of Doom Caused by Tax Relief Measures Ring Hollow

Many years ago, the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu opined, “Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.”

FCC's Secret Meetings Raise Significant Process Concerns

A little-noticed article in the Wall Stre

Housing Affordability in China

Finally, there is credible housing affordability data from China.

‘This is not an Education Problem. This is a Government Problem’

The world needs more teachers like Susan Bowles. The kindergarten teacher at Lawton Chiles Elementary School in Gainesville risked her job to stand up for what she believes in.

Council's New Bill to Boost Smoking

New York City was the first major city to ban vaping, the use of e-cigarettes, wherever cigarette smoking is banned. Cities around the country have followed suit.

Aging Metropolitan Areas Ranked

America is getting older, as medical science prolongs life expectancy and the fertility rate hovers at or even below the replacement rate.

Thinking the Unthinkable - Part II

In Scott Cleland’s recent piece titled, “Silicon Valley’s Biggest Internet Mistake,” he makes an

Who Says you Need a Doctor to Fight Ebola?

Perhaps it’s not surprising coming from our first Community Organizer president that the trait the administration claims is most needed in an “Ebola czar” — not that it’s been shown that such a pos