Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

The Three-Decade Delay of a Nuclear Waste Repository

There was a time when the United States was a can-do nation that built canals, bridges, railroads

The Obama Green Failure Train Rolls on With Ecotality

Thirteen years ago a former executive chef/kitchen manager launched an environmentally friendly cleaning products company to compete with industry giant Ecolab, his former employer, where he had wo

Labor Day 2013: Lincoln, Labor, and Liberty

I've just finished reading Rich Lowry's new book, Lincoln Unbound, and as someone who ha

Stop Denying Climate Science and Act! (before people realize it's a scam)

The full-court press is on. Alarmist scientists, politicians, pressure groups, newspapers, ministers, rabbis and bureaucrats want Americans to “stop stalling” on climate change.

Lisa Jackson Hires Lawyer for Email Concealment Fiasco

In a sign her troubles have undergone a significant expansion, the Washington Free Beacon re

Plan Bay Area: Telling People What to Do

The San Francisco area’s recently adopted Plan Bay Area may  set a new standard for urban planning excess.

Obama, the Great Defunder

Obama has announced that he will defund the entire government rather than sign a bill that does not contain funding for ObamaCare. Senator Harry Reid has said he will not let the U.S.

The Federal Government's Reaction To Bitcoin Is An Acknowledgement Of The Dollar's Vulnerability

With an insight that eluded many 20th Century macroeconomists, the cybergeek innovators recognized the natural market connection between the value and the quantity of the currency. 

Labor Productivity vs. Compensation

In some but not all industries, we can measure output; e.g., tons of this, cubic yards of that. By relating output to hours of labor, we have a measure of labor productivity.

Yes, We Can Drill Our Way Out of This Problem

Perhaps you read the USA Today editorial on Augus