Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Stocks Support Sequester

Judging from the stock market, Republicans should keep doing exactly what they’re doing when it comes to the sequester.

After the Election

Some commentators are saying the November 2011 presidential election represented a “tipping point” toward socialism, economic depression, and cultural co

Libertarianism and the Fairness Message

This Jonathan Haidt vignette on why it’s hard to gross out a libertarian also serves as a wonderful

As The Consensus Among Scientists Crumbles, Global Warming Alarmists Attack Their Integrity

Global warming alarmists are attacking the integrity of scientists, desperately seeking to minimize the damage presented by a recent survey of geoscientists and engineers regarding global warming.<

Federal Politicians: Your Spending Is Not as Important as Our Spending

President Barack Obama and federal lawmakers this year have forced virtually all working Americans to endure a 47 percent increase in the payroll tax they pay, yet many of these same politici

To Attack the Internet, Obama Admin is About to Lie About It. Again

The mostly regulation-free Internet has become a free speech, free market Xanadu.

Using Energy and Happy About It

Last week I received a “Home Energy Report” flyer from Commonwealth Edison, my electricity provider in northern Illinois.

Three Governors: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

In the aftermath of the 2012 elections, Republicans took solace in the idea that while the GOP isn’t doing well in Washington, it’s winning in emphatic

Wall Street Walks on the White House

The nomination of Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary has uncovered a lot of dirt about the man, but it also has a lot of dust swirling, regarding the incestuous relationship between the Obama administ