Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Did the GOP Congress Change Energy Policy?

Last year, when Republicans gained a decisive edge in both houses of Congress, I made predictions&nb

Cut Meat Consumption to Combat Climate Change? Bah, Humbug!

Climate change activists are disappointed with the Paris agreement because, in the words of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, it doesn't go "far enough."

The Fear Of Terrorism Is Destroying Our Freedom

The year that is just closing, 2015, has been full of events that continue to dominate the news, including renewed racial tensions on the streets of American cities, growing fears about terrorist a

GOP Energy Report Card 2015

Last year, when Republicans gained a decisive edge in both houses of Congress, I made predictions&nb

Who Has Constitutional Rights? Trump Raises the Question

Donald Trump’s suggestion to exclude Muslims from the U.S. has been called unconstitutional as well as offensive to many.

Just Because It’s Easier to Steal – Doesn’t Mean It Isn’t Stealing

Back when I was a musician – writing songs rather than things like this – I was just about the only one I knew who wasn’t stealing music via the heist website Napster.

Federal Grinches Spoil Christmas

As thoughts of pilgrims, turkey and stuffing and football games turn to dreams of sugarplums and stockings laid out with care, federal regulators tasked with protecting the public from dangerous co

Can a FCC Semi-Circle of Innovation be as Virtuous as a Full Circle?

Does the FCC’s concept of a “virtuous circle of innovation” mean fostering a full and true “circle of innovation,” of not only edge provider innovation, but also ISP innovations of zero-ra

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UN Climate Deal "Toothless, Delustional," Heartland Institute Says

The Heartland Institute sent a delegation of climate scientists and other expert to Paris in early December to attend the United Nations' 21st Co