Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

How to Tell if College Presidents Are Overpaid

The Chronicle of Higher Education tells us the median salary of public university presidents rose 4.

The Taxman Cometh (for Tea Partiers)

On Friday, senior IRS official Lois Lerner offered an apology of sorts after nonprofit organizations that were applying for tax-exempt status were targeted for IRS audit if the groups’ names includ

How Ridiculous is Net Neutrality? Let the Left’s ‘Consumer’ Groups Demonstrate

There are Leftist groups that claim the mantle of protecting the “consumer interest.”  Asserting they exist to protect consumers from the abusive, evil acts of corporate America.  In most

IRS Tea Party Scandal Shows Government Should Be Kept Away From Our Data

Late last week we learned that the Barack Obama Administration’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was subjecting conservative non-profit organizations to ridiculous levels of

The Unintended Consequences of Energy Mandates and Subsidies on America’s Civil Nuclear Fleet

Until recently, most energy analysts focused on challenges to expansion and new builds when discussing the future of America’s nuclear power sector.

A Climate Cycle Delivered Our Cold Spring

Lots of us are commenting on the U.S. having the second coldest spring in the official thermometer record (starting ca. 1860) and the coldest since 1975.

Wireless Competition: What’s the Data Say?

The CTIA just released its semi-annual statistics on the wireless industry’s performance, and its bad news for all those supposed data-driven, pro-regulation proponents who are in search of evidenc

Uninsured May Have Better Access to Care than Medicaid Patients, Survey Shows

The public relations campaign to support Medicaid expansion frequently uses testimony by patients with serious medical conditions who have lost their private insurance.

Is Roy Spencer the World's Most Important Scientist?

Roy Spencer is a climate scientist at  the University of Alabama Huntsville who may be the world's most important  scientist.   He has