Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Health Savings Accounts: Ten Years On

On a wintery Monday night in Washington about 70 people gathered at a banquet to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the signing of Health Savings Accounts into law.

Should the House Pass the Marketplace Fairness Act?

Congress has considered many bills over the past few years that, like the Marketplace Fairness Act, would expand states’ ability to force out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes regardless of

New Facts Reveal Cloud Impacts on Warming

CHURCHVILLE, VA – For decades, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has been fixated on carbon dioxide (CO2), asserting the sun’s variations in output are too small to have trig

Death by Renewables

Green energy, specifically solar and wind, has been sold to the American public as the answer to a host of crimes against the planet—but green has a big downside.

The Financial Collapse of America

“The United States is in very deep trouble.

Nebraska Needs Real Income Tax Reform

Although at first glance Nebraska’s tax system may appear competitive nationally, it lags behind its regional neighbors, who are its primary competitors for attracting new businesses to the state.<

The Greatness of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the Nobel Prize-winning former political prisoner who became the first president of post-apartheid South Africa and that republic’s first black president, passed away Dec

A Bad Budget Deal Compared to What?

I’m in a tough spot. Paul Ryan is one of the brightest stars in the Republican Party.

Fisker Execs Kept Salaries While Employees, Taxpayers Got Taken

Thirteen of Fisker Automotive executives made more than six figures in the past year, despite manufacturing zero cars.

It's Not Government Motors Anymore

On Monday, the Treasury Department announced that the federal government had, no doubt