Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

A Constitutional Convention can be Limited in Scope

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio recently announced that he fully endorses an Article V convention.

FCC Targets Cable Set-Top Boxes — Why Now?

With great fanfare, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler is calling for sweeping changes to the way cable television set-top boxes work. 

Government Drags Us Back in Time – Because Cronies and Ideology Tell It To

Government by ideological fantasy – at the expense of actual facts – is a terrible idea. So too is government of, by and for the donors.

Individual Rights Must Be Preserved Without Interference From The Government

What is the role of government in society? This has been and remains the most fundamental question in all political discussions and debates.

Tax Cuts to Cut Carbon, an Idea Whose Time has Yet to Come

Some on the political right are floating a new “supply-side” idea for reducing carbon dioxide emissions without creating more market distortions: clean tax cuts.

Heartland Institute Panel Discusses the Urgency of School Choice

National School Choice Week is held every January.

It’s Too Early to Prove Absolute Safety, But Smokers Shouldn’t Wait to Vape

Tobacco opponents say that we’ve had too little experience with e-cigarettes to know whether they are safe.  While it is true that we don’t yet know the health consequences of long-term use, t

School Choice Means Not Asking Politicians For Permission To Educate Your Child

Parents, students, educators, and pro-liberty activists across the nation will be celebrating National School Choice Week, which began on Sunday and will wrap up on January 30.

The Mystery of Prescription Drug Prices

How can it be that the same exact prescription drug can have such markedly different prices?

Electric Cars: Another Failed Obama Campaign Promise, and That’s a Good Thing

While campaigning in 2008, President Obama called for 1 million plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles