Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

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!

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

Medicaid Expansion: The President’s Discarded Valentine

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

The Follies and Fallacies of Keynesian Economics

Eighty years go, on February 4, 1936, one of the most influential books of the last one hundred years was published, British economist, John Maynard Keynes’s The General Theory of Employme

What Passes for Anti-School Choice Rhetoric is Frightening

The Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss has inadvertently done the country an invaluable service by allowing the rest of us to travel through the looking-glass into a universe where thi

Does Regulation Kill Private Sector Investment? Is Water Wet? Is Snow Cold?

We free marketeers repeatedly reassert the obvious – that government abusing the private sector hurts the private sector.