Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Two and a Half Cheers for Ryan-Murray

My life’s work is devoted to cutting the federal government in half.

More Fire, More Subsidies for Tesla in California

There’s that uncomfortable juxtaposition of words again: “Tesla” and “fire.”

Obama's Inequality Fallacies

President Obama veered hard left last week, trying to change the subject from Obamacare to “inequality.” Obama and his Obamabots reflect a lot of confusion whenever they start using this word.

The Evolving Urban Form: Greater New York Expands

The term “Greater New York” was applied, unofficially, to the 1898 consolidation that produced the present city of New York, which brought together the present five boroughs (counties).

Adoption of New Bulbs Requires Big Subsidies and Killing Incandescents

The full implementation of the incandescent light bulb ban 

Common Core Slows School Reform Movement

The Wall Street Journal dubbed 2011 “the year of school choice” because 13 states enacted scho

National Renewable Electricity Standard: Why Raise Electricity Prices?

Earlier this month, Representatives Jared Polis (D Colorado), Ben Ray Luján (D New Mexico), and Ann Kuster (D New Hampshire) 

Christmas and the Constitution Can Coexist

Many educated Americans likely recognize the expression “separation of church and state” but probably do not know it appears nowhere in the Constitution.

The Five Biggest Education Stories of 2013

Education reporting is often treated as the armpit of the newsroom, where editors assign new reporters or lump the subject in with coverage of parades and spaghetti dinners.