Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Terror or Tragedy?

In a nation that officially – officially, mind you, at the highest levels of government – can no longer distinguish between an act of terro

Other People’s Children: Part Two

In the race to the financial bottom the State of Illinois vies nicely with several other states, including (depending on the precise year involved)

Obama Again Picking Private Sector Losers at the Expense of Winners

The Barack Obama Administration is fabulously successful at choosing terribly in the private sector.

DOJ Joins FCC in Picking Wireless Winners and Losers

The DOJ has joined the FCC in trying to pick market winners (Sprint/T-Mobile)  and losers (Verizon/AT&T) in the U.S. wireless market.

Progressive Keynesian Myths Debunked: The Coming Redistribution of Political and Economic Power Among the States

Ongoing effective economic experiments among the 50 states are sharpening, and definitive results will pour out in the real world, editorial and opinion fallacies to the contrary notwithstanding.

Other People’s Children

If the states are laboratories of democracy, then what does that make our cities? Showcases of the experiments’ results? If so, then we are in for a terrible time.

Margaret Thatcher: Global Warming Provides Excuse For 'Worldwide, Supra-National Socialism'

In honor of Margaret Thatcher’s memory, favorite quotes from the Iron Lady have popped up everywhere.

EPA’s Tier 3 Tyranny

President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency has already promulgated a tsunami of 1,920 regulations, many of which will bring few health or environmental benefits, but will impose high economi

Relentless Liars: The Great Green Edifice is Crumbling

The New Jersey chapter of the Sierra Club emailed to invite me to attend a “conversation on climate change in a post-Sandy New Jersey” intended to focus on the  “impacts of fossil fuel polluti

Internet Taxes

The Tribune's April 8 editorial "Online vs. on the corner; Time to put dot-coms on par with your local store" is off base on Internet taxes.