Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

A Love Letter from Canada: Drill, America, Drill (and Dig)

Heartland Institute friend and policy advisor Tom Harris is a nice guy — one of the kindest, most-considerat

Taking Back Our Schools

This essay is based on remarks delivered on February 23, 2013 at the Eighth Annual Wisconsin Conservative Conference.  

Is it a Failure to Communicate, or Faulty Climate Science?

Earlier this month, a New York Times article by Andy Revkin voiced concern over a

Poppycock! – 10 Reasons Why Opponents of Citizens United Are Wrong

Yesterday, a “Senior Organizer” for the “Public Citizen’s Democracy Is For People Campaign” named Aquene Freechild commended the morally and fiscally bankrupt state of Illinois for becoming the&nbs

Teacher Disciplined for Telling Kids about Fifth Amendment

From the growing annals of school-led privacy invasions of minors comes

The Path Forward for Conservative Reform

There is a healthy acceptance on the part of a significant number of  influential intellectual and policy elites that the state of conservatism is not  strong, and that it requires reform

Google’s Antitrust Rap Sheet Updated

Three new Google antitrust developments in just the last few weeks warrant an update to Google’s ominously-growing Antitrust Rap Sheet; see it

A Vote for Permanent Poverty

Late last month, the elected officials of a small, rural New Mexico county became the first in the nation to vote for permanent poverty.

Lies, Damned Lies, and the 'Affordable Care Act'

Quick quiz – how many of the following statements are demonstrably false:

Mindless 'Green' Indoctrination of Children

“We’re from the Earth Guardians group, and we’re working on fracking and how it’s going to affect our future and our health.