Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

A Guide to the 2013 Medicare Trustees Report

Medicare like Social Security faces substantial financing challenges and warrants significant legislative reforms.

Homeschooling and Charter Schools Growing, Give Families Options

Our education system is broiling with two major, conflicting trends: Centralization and school choice.

Stanek: Political Left and Right Wings Support the Same Bird of Prey

We put curtains and drapes over windows and doors to keep people from looking in our houses. It doesn’t matter that we’re doing absolutely nothing wrong. We don’t want people watching us.

We Should All Do What We Do Best

The more things change the more they stay the same, we suppose, and the tiger does not change its stripes.

It’s Time to End Farm Subsidies

In a somewhat surprising editorial, (section 1, p.

Common Core’s Big Mistake: Messing with Moms

Fighting national education standards has given the Tea Party a new battlefront, as the Washington Post and others have noted.

A123 and Fisker Fire at Each Other as Taxpayers Run for Cover

As if taxpayers didn’t already have to stomach enough corruption, incompetence and dysfunction in the government's promotion of "green" energy, two past exemplars failure have returned to discharge

Lies, Damned Lies, and Second Term Presidents

The history of politics is so replete with lying, obfuscation, evasion, and cover-up that a timeless joke asks “How do you know when a politician is lying?”  The answer, naturally, is:  “

The IRS and Your Health

As Americans watch congressional hearings on the Internal Revenue Service, they should ask themselves what this enormously powerful, corrupt, politically motivated agency might do with its new job

The IRS Burned the Straw Men of ‘Enemies’ Obama Created in 2010

The logic of the title of this post becomes clear when one reads the political timeline by the