Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Economically, Could Obama Be America's Worst President?

The recession ended four years ago, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research.  So Obamanomics has had plenty of time to produce a solid recovery.  In fact,

Why Does Apple Want Lisa Jackson and Her Ethical Cloud?

Apple’s hiring of former EPA Administrator <

The Importance of the Limited Government Brand

Conor Friedersdorf responds to my points regarding the impor

Renewable Energy’s Reversal of Fortune

“They told us the wind turbines were going to be good for the city; that our electric rates would go down. But that hasn’t happened.

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