Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

City Hall Legislating in the Shadows

Is Mayor Bloomberg so devoted to his public-health drive that he’s willing to break the law?

Mining Policy Designed to Benefit Our Own—Mighty Rare

What is essential to modern energy production and management including oil-and-gas development, wind and solar, and LED lights, and has rare bipartisan support in both houses of Congress?

Real vs. Contrived “Modern” FCC Policy Thinking – Part 20 Obsolete Communications Law Series

Just like the wisdom that one cannot make a silk purse from a sow’s ear; one cannot make “modern” FCC policy from obsolete communications law.

School Lunch Expansion: Another Wasteful, Unaffordable Entitlement

Soon, all public schools will be allowed to enroll all students, regardless of need, into a new

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

One of my favorite off-Broadway shows is  

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.