Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

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.

Dehumanizing the Opposition

It is a whole lot easier to get people to kill or vilify other people when they think the opposition is less-than-human.

It’s Time to End Farm Subsidies

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

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

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.

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

Three Challenges to Libertarian Populism

My essay at RealClearPolitics yesterday sparked several responses.

The Sierra Club Exposed

In a news cycle where the lack of transparency is revealed daily, it is refreshing when something previously opaque exposes its true motives.