Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Some Facts About the Student Testing Wars

Teachers in Washington have raised a national uproar by refusing to administer state tests to their students.

The Overwhelming Judgment of Science Rejects Obama’s Global Warming Claims

President Barack Obama in his second inauguration address called for new action to “respond to the threat of climate change.” Taking advantage of the bully pulpit and a huge national audience, Obam

Gun Truth: Background Checks

John Lott is the author of the book “More Guns, Less Crime,” which revealed the truth about the importance of gun use for self defense.

Talking Gun Control on Fox Chicago Sunday

Rarely do I feel better after speaking with a gun control advocate than I do today. (See the clip below.)

Forget Market Failure, Our Crumbling Democracy Speaks To Political Failure

Government does not even have the power to take guns away from criminals. It can only take guns away from the victims of criminals. This is not a matter of opinion.

Governor Dayton’s Budget Proposal Leaves Much to Be Desired

While half dozen states are considering proposals to do away income or corporate taxes Minnesota’s tax and spend Governor Mark Dayton is proposing to increase taxes significantly.

Drinking water not at risk from mining

Overblown fears about uranium mining are much ado about nothing in regards to justifying an out of date ban on uranium mining (Keep uranium mining ban, Sen. Ruff says, Jan.

The Broken Promise of Barack Obama

If history holds, President Obama’s second term will be marked by fewer legislative achievements, more gridlock, and more contentious ideological divisio

Phil Mickelson Earned His Money and Should Retract His Apology About Taxes

Phil Mickelson, the affable "aw shucks" fan-favorite on the PGA Tour and one of the game's greatest golfers, really 

Michael Mann Has Trouble With Reading Comprehension

It seems that fake Nobel Prize Laureate Michael Mann has his