Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

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.

It's Not Government Motors Anymore

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

The Brouhaha Concerning the FCC's In-Flight Cellphone Proposal Is Misplaced

Thursday, the FCC considered issuing a proposal that seeks comment on the Commission’s rules regarding the use of mobile wireless services on board aircraft.

Defining Extremism Down

Democrats make a lot of silly statements.

On the Futility of Long-Range Numerical Climate Prediction

My 60-year experience in meteorology has led me to develop a profound disrespect for the philosophy and science behind numerical climate modeling.

The Right Response To Obama’s Inequality Concern Trolling

Politically, the president’s inequality concern trolling push is just the latest MacGuffin: the distraction of an issue that does not poll as a high priority, but is designed as 

Finally, Someone Said it: Stop Extending Unemployment Benefits

This week, on Fox News Sunday, Senator (an

How to End the Tiresome Christmas Debate in Schools

Every Christmas, schools make headlines by labeling their calendars for “holiday break,” “winter solstice,” and the like instead of “Christmas break.” The occasional Scrooge-like superintendent or

President Obama Will Sacrifice Bald Eagles To Fight Global Warming

The Obama administration announced last Friday that it will grant industrial wind farm operators 30-year permits to kill legally protected bald eagles and golden eagles without fear of 

No, ObamaCare Is Not a Conservative Idea

Even as ObamaCare is trying to self destruct, its advocates suggest a détente in which “Republicans recognize the conservative nature of the law,” in the words of Austin Frakt in Bloomberg