Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Don’t Fear ‘Deflation,’ Unless Caused by Government

Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, and his designated successor, Janet Yellen, have defended the central bank’s $4 trillion monetary expansion over the last five years as a necessity to fight

The Solar Swindle

Solar electricity is growing, promoted, and most importantly, heavily subsidized.  The promoters of solar electricity claim that it is close to being competitive with conventional sources

Swirling the Bowl: An Administration Goes Down the Drain

If you accidentally dropped your most treasured piece of jewelry into the toilet just as you were flushing, you’d scream, you’d cry, and you might tell a sympathetic friend . . .

The Secret Danger Liberals Don't Want You to Know: Fracking is Safe

Hydraulic fracturing started out as an “exploding torpedo” back in 1865.

New Year's Resolution: End Common Core

As the New Year approaches, now is the time to make resolutions about what we should change in 2014.

Will Insurers Ever Say Enough’s Enough To Obamacare?

I’ve been working professionally in health policy since 1979 when I was hired to write the consumer contracts and other communications in plain English for the Blue Cross Blue Shield plan in M

A Common Sense Case Against Common Core

Review of The Story Killers: A Common Sense Case Against the Common Core, by Terrence Moore, (2013), 292 pp.

Obama's Slow Growth Policies Have Stacked The Deck Against American Workers

President Obama told us in his December 4 economic coming out speech on inequality, which the Huffington Post called the most important speech of his presidency:

School-to-Work and the Surveillance State

Politicians are once again presenting us with a crisis they say only government action can solve: “Too many students are graduating unprepared for the workforce.” They point to the one-quarter of U

Obama vs. the Constitution

“If you like your health plan, you can keep it,” is the