Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

What Is the Purpose of Gun Rights?

Here is a rundown of Pres

Who Defends Science?

The December 21, 2012 issue of the journal Science contained an editorial that left me wondering who we can rely on to defend science. Science versus science?

Bobby Jindal Seeks Rich State Status With Income Tax Phaseout

Nine states survive perfectly well with no state income tax at all.

R.I.P. James M. Buchanan (1919-2013)

James McGill Buchanan Jr. died Wednesday, January 9, 2013 in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Overcoming Obama’s Obduracy

President Obama said at his increasingly notorious press conference on Monday, “America cannot afford another debate with this Congress about whether or not they should pay the bills they have alre

The Wages of Unemployment

From the mid-17th century to the late 20th century, the American economy grew roughly 3.5% a year. That growth rate has since declined significantly.

‘Printing’ Trillions Is No Better than Minting Trillions

Is there really much difference between the Treasury Department creating trillion-dollar platinum coins and the Federal Reserve creating trillions of dollars from not

The Government Giveth

Or, do they take and then give? It appears to be a vicious cycle with no beginning or end.

Laws Don’t Stop Us From Committing Crimes; We Stop Ourselves

Imagine finding this in your email inbox or mailbox: From: Barack Obama To: American People

VIDEO: Foundation for Excellence School Grading System

Our friends at the Foundation for Excellence in Education have just released the first in a series of new, animated policy videos, starting with