Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

10 Lessons For Republicans From Virginia

Today there will be a host of media analysts pre-writing their stories on the results of elections in Virginia and New Jersey to argue a couple of things: first, that just as Mitt Romney told us la

Mark Rhoads' Collection a Must Read For Illinois History Buffs

On October 30th, former State Senator Mark Q.

SCOTUS Revisits EPA Regulation of CO2

On October 15, 2013, the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) granted 'Certiorari' to Petitioners who have been suing the EPA over regulations to control CO2.  In 2007, SCOTUS had ruled that CO2 may be c

The Biggest Failure of Obamacare: Increasing the Number of Uninsured

Some people have been surprised by the failure of the Obamacare web site and more broadly of the federal exchanges generally.

The Biggest Failure of Obamacare: Increasing the Number of Uninsured

Some people have been surprised by the failure of the Obamacare web site and more broadly of the federal exchanges generally.

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Learning and Succeeding "Differently"

Having a child who struggles in school torments parents – whether it’s because of attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, an inability to comprehend “whole word” approaches in learning to read, or ju

Forty Years Ago, Scarcity Was Our Reality

October 17 was the fortieth anniversary of the oil embargo slapped on America by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Food Stamp Independency

Today, the first-ever program-wide reduction in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (“SNAP”), also known as food stamps, will take place.

Thank Global Warming For Softening The Blow Of Hurricane Sandy

One year ago [Tuesday], Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, killing more than 100 people and causing more than $50 billion in damage.