Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Zika: Crisis or Sentinel Event?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Zika is, like Ebola, a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Now the U.S.

Certificate of Need Law in Need of Reform

In an April 5 editorial titled "Bill would ruin certificate of need program," the News Sentinel argued legislation Tennessee lawmakers are considering could make it harder for the poor and Tennesse

Earth Day’s Anti-Fossil Fuel Focus Could Plunge Millions Into Green Energy Poverty

Friday, April 22, will mark the 47th Earth Day. You may think it is all about planting trees and cleaning up neighborhoods.

RICO for Government Climate Deniers?

Editor's Note: This column was co-authored by Ron Arnold.

IRS Serves Government, Not Taxpayer

A new report from the Government Accountability Office, a nonpartisan government agency

AllVid Deja-Vu: Google-YouTube’s Forcing Video to be Open to Piracy Again

The FCC’s AllVid proposal is déjà vu. We have seen Google-YouTube’s piracy-as-negotiating-leverage MO in action before.

Authors of Fracking Study Dismayed at Good News

A new study published in 

Climate Symbolism Carries High Costs

During March 22 hearings before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, under questioning by West Virginia Rep.

Deep-Sixing Another Useful Climate Myth

The vaunted “97% consensus” on dangerous manmade global warming is just more malarkey