Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

What Road For America — Liberty Or Political Plunder?

Presidential election years, more than many others, focuses our attention on politics, those running for political office, and the promises the competing candidates make to sway our allegiance and

Apple (Private Sector) or the FBI (Government): Whom Do You Trust With Your Data?

Last week the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) (i.e. the government) received a court order (i.e.

National Science Foundation Sinks $700K Into Climate Change Musical

On February 10, 2016, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Scientific Research in the National Interest Act (

Obama Orders Pentagon, Generals and Admirals to Make Climate Change Job One

Military triumphs and catastrophes have often hinged on how well (or luckily) armies and navies employed, avoided or benefited from weather and other natural events.

Bernie Sanders’ Fracking Ban Is an Economic Disaster for Energy-Producing States

Many energy-producing states are currently struggling in the wake of falling oil and natural gas prices.

The FCC’s Googleopoly Gatekeeper Navigation Device Set-up

It’s the FCC-forcing-proprietary-video-to-be-free-to-Google stupid!

Medicaid Expansion: The President’s Discarded Valentine

President Barack Obama released his proposed budget for 2017 days before America’s sappiest holiday.

A Valentine's Day Ode to Fracking

With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, Americans naturally focus on romantic relationships. Chocolates ... intimate dinners ... flowers ... fracking ...

Consumer Confusion over FCC’s Arbitrary Privacy Policymaking

What’s a consumer to think about what the FCC’s responsibility is for their privacy protection?

The EPA Isn’t Handling Its Business – But Insists On Man-Handling Ours

I have a (somewhat tongue-in-cheek) rule for federal government departments, agencies, commissions and boards: Barring a Constitutional amendment, if a bureaucracy was created after 1800 – it shoul