Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

'Welfare State' Doesn't Adequately Describe How Much America's Poor Control Your Wallet

Many people choose to become Democrats when they are young because of a humane belief that government policies in America are stingy in providing resources to the poor.

The Farm-Bill Killshot May Augur Victory In The War On Poverty

Last week, the Washington Establishment, from the Congressional leadership to the national media, was surprised and shocked when the House actually voted down the 5 year farm bill renewal.  Th

Obama's Words on Carbon Dioxide, Drilling Contradict His Actions

In his much-hyped speech Tuesday, Presi

President Obama’s Climate Initiative—The Bad News and Good News

In his speech at Georgetown University on Tuesday, President Obama announced, “So today…I’m directing the

What Consists of Well-Being? The Non-Study Study

The Social Science Research Center has posted a lengthy report on what consists of good human development & well-being (read happiness) in the states.

Obama, not ‘Skeptics,’ Serve as President of the ‘Flat-Earth Society’

I’m loath to even write about President Obama’s banal 

Obama’s Climate Obsession

The bond market suffered a mini-crash following President Obama’s ill-considered words all but firing Federal

Climate Alarmism’s 10,000 Commandments

The United States will “do more,” before it’s “too late” to prevent “dangerous” global warming, President Obama told Berliners last week.

Reconfirming the Constitution

Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act bans any “standard, practice, or procedure” that “results in a denial or abridgement of the right of any citizen… to vote on account of race or color.” After yest