Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Tumblin’ Dice

Like a freight train coming closer, that ominous rumbling sound you hear is not another F5 tornado in the works, although it is likely to wipe out just as much wealth in the long run as the tornado

Huntington Beach May Ban Fire Pits

The Indie band Best Coast praises Los Angeles (and the South Bay) in general in its song “The Only Place.”  The song is notable for California’s freedom and carefree life under sun and sand.

IRS-Conservatives, Justice-AP, Benghazi, Fast and Furious, HHS, EPA – This is Big Government

Just before this latest scandals avalanche, President Barack Obama

A Bee in Their Bonnet

Chemophobic anti-pesticide groups are at it again.

A Six-Pack of Scandals Could Define and Destroy the Obama Presidency

It’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week at the White House—and it isn’t looking like next week will be any better.

Common Core Fairy Tales

Sol Stern is a nice man. It’s too bad he’s deceiving himself and others about Common Core, an enterprise that essentially nationalizes U.S. education.

America’s Private Video Market Success

It’s hard to be a “public interest” group when private interests better serve the public.

Republicans and the Long Game

The sudden deluge of scandal which dominates the discussion around President  Obama’s administration at the moment has handed a golden opportunity to  Republicans.

Does Solar Energy Actually Make Massachusetts Safer?

Earlier this month, Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick announced that