Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Federal Regulators Continue ‘War on Fun'

Just in time for the holiday season, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is gearing up what can only be called a “war on fun,” persecuting legitimate foreign and domestic businesses for s

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.

Los Angeles: Rail For Others

A few years ago, the satirical publication, The Onion ran an article under the headline "

FCC Should Ask Congress for Authority to Address Internet Fast Lane Issue

If the FCC believes it needs additional legal authority to ensure no Internet “fast lanes” or “paid prioritization,” it should ask Congress for the authority to do it.

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"Our Energy Policy is Insane: This is the Inconvenient Truth”

British journalist Tim Montgomerie wrote October 18, 2014 for The Times “Our energy policy is insane: this the

Obama's Revenge

The Democratic Party that supported President Obama’s agenda for the past six years was dramatically rejected in the midterm elections and the message for the new Republican-controlled Senate and H

Classic Film ‘Ghostbusters’ Offers Lesson in Economics

Just in time for Halloween, director Ivan Reitman’s classic film “Ghostbusters” marks its 30th year in the American zeitgeist.