Skip Navigation

News & Opinion

 

All News & Opinion

  • Date
  • Topic
  • Type
View  10  |  20  |  40
November 14, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Fossil fuels are powering disaster relief. Anyone who denies these basic facts is ignorant, lying to themselves, or evil.
November 14, 2017
By Robert G. Holland
The huge dust-up over the protests of the American flag during the presentation of the national anthem by National Football League players has served to dramatize a massive deficiency in civics education in this nation.
November 14, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
Hydraulic fracturing is rarely linked to seismic shaking, according to an analysis of earthquakes near “frack jobs,” conducted by Oklahoma state officials.
November 14, 2017
By Matthew Glans
Congress has failed to pass a replacement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and Obamacare’s collapse is inevitable. To protect their citizens, state lawmakers should take the lead in passing free-market health care reforms.
November 14, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Overregulating voucher programs reduces diversity of school options, a new study has found.
Tags
November 13, 2017
By Steve Goreham
Regulations to reduce fuel consumption and to increase vehicle mileage were born during the oil shock of the 1970s. But within the last decade, the fracking revolution reestablished the United States as the world’s energy superpower.
November 13, 2017
By Bernard (Bud) Weinstein
The oil and gas industry has more than demonstrated its ability to operate safely in environmentally sensitive locations.
November 13, 2017
By Richard Ebeling
The free enterprise, or capitalist, system has done more to improve the material condition of humanity than any other economic arrangement of human cooperation in all of recorded history.
November 13, 2017
By Richard Ebeling
One of the leading ideological punching bags for well over one hundred years has been the ideas, institutions, and impact of “capitalism” on society.
November 13, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
Representatives of the Texas Public Policy Foundation met with Environmental Protection Agency staff to show why as a matter of law the agency should reconsider its endangerment finding concerning carbon dioxide.
November 13, 2017
By Harry Painter
President Trump signed a memorandum to devote hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to expanding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and computer science education in schools across the nation.
Tags
November 10, 2017
By Donn Dears
The preferential dispatch system used by many RTO/ISO grid operators favors wind and solar to the exclusion of critical baseload power from fossil fuel and nuclear power plants.
November 10, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Trump administration has cleared the way for a controversial project intended to draw water from beneath California’s Mojave Desert and sell it to water providers in Southern California.
November 10, 2017
By Harry Painter
An initiative to require students across the nation to pass a civics exam in order to graduate from high school is making headway in the states.
Tags
November 9, 2017
By Seton Motley
There are lots and LOTS of reasons government shouldn’t choose which energy sources We the People use.
November 9, 2017
By Christopher Talgo
Declining understanding of and respect for the Bill of Rights threatens to bring on the loss of our liberties.
November 9, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Environmental Protection Agency is ending a controversial practice known as “sue and settle,” under which the agency cuts deals with environmental groups leading to new regulations outside of the normal regulatory process.
November 9, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
With college campuses having been wracked by protests against conservative speakers in the past year, the fight against free speech has taken a new turn with the withdrawal of a column in a scholarly journal upon threats of violence against the editor.
Tags
November 8, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #199
November 8, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
As Halloween passes, lawmakers in cities across the country should take a cue from Cook County, Illinois and give taxpayers a treat by ditching burdensome sin taxes, including excise taxes on soda and other sweetened beverages.