Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

How to Fix the Republican Party

Why does the Republican Party keep nominating all these loser candidates, like Bob Dole, John McCain, and Mitt Romney? Why did Republican primary voters pick George Bush over Jack Kemp in 1988?

Duke Energy's 'Clean Coal' Power Plant Off to Bad Start

Duke Energy’s “green” initiative to gasify coal for allegedly “cleaner”

Journalism in a Digital World

In the early 1960s I started my professional life as a very young reporter for a weekly newspaper. In a few months the editor left for a job with a daily and I became the editor.

Capricious Net Neutrality Charges Part 32, FCC Open Internet Order Series

Net neutrality is in the eye of the beholder.

Cybersecurity can be achieved without Big Government

Hardly a week goes by without the news media picking up on a report concerning the vulnerability of U.S.

Technical Glitches and Payments for Down Time Still Nag Boeing's Dreamliner

Another fire, another mysterious technical glitch, and happy-go-lucky Boeing skips along enjoying strong sales, revenues and profits

Five Lessons From Obamacare Supporters

This week I’ve been attending and speaking at the Colorado Health Symposium.

Climate Realism and Socialist Realism

Louis Fischer, born in 1896 in Philadelphia, was a journalist who became a supporter and believer in the Soviet Union and world communism. He lived in Moscow for many years.

Distortions and Reality about Income Mobility

A ground-breaking study of intergenerational income mobility  has the enemies of suburbia falling all over themselves to distort the  findings.

Fracking Brings Employment

Signs of pride and prosperity were evident all over Williamsport and the gorgeous northern Pennsylvania countryside around it. Friendly, happy people greeted us.