Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Uncovering Deceptions in the Climate Change Debate

For more than a decade, the Heartland Institute has tried to explain to the public, in courteous terms, that the idea of a human-caused global warming catastrophe is a delusion, and that its propon

This Is How the Tea Party Ends: In Victory

How do political movements end? And how do we assess the impact they had on the political sphere?

Schools Should Deregulate Recess

Schoolyards are getting as regulated as the U.S. economy.

The Coming Paradigm Shift on Climate

The just-published NIPCC reports may lead to a paradigm shift about what or who causes current climate changes.  All the evidence suggests that Nature rules the climate – not Man.

Attorneys General Pressuring Stores to Stop Selling Tobacco Have Learned Nothing

Are ducks smarter than government lawyers? We should wonder.  

US Electricity System in Regulatory and Terrorist Crosshairs

Government agencies are forcing us to spend countless billions on illusory risks and anti-fossil fuel mandates, while ignoring real threats to our livelihoods, living standards and lives.<

CO2 Helps Crops Withstand Drought

California is in the midst of a multi-year drought that is putting pressure on water supplies in cities and causing some farmers to reduce acreage and cull their herds.

Putin's Gift to America's Energy Independence

The ongoing crisis in the Ukraine stirred much public interest and great lessons are learned by the&n

Sprint's Crony Socialist Hypocrisy

Crony Socialism is, in part, the government cutting special deals for certain  companies – at the  expense of other companies, and the free market.