Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Getting to Vegas, Baby? Forget High-Speed Rail

Yahoo Travel ranks the Las Vegas Strip as the nation's second most popular tourist attraction, trailing only Times Square in New York City.

Bureaucratic Legalese Is Drying Up the Mississippi

The continuing drought is wreaking havoc on the ability of the Mississippi River to function as one of our nation’s primary commercial arteries.

President Obama's Re-Election Is Powerful Evidence Of Democracy Failure

“Do not blame Caesar, blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in their loss of freedom and danced in his path and gave him triumphal

Tax Cuts and Duplicity

Neither President Obama nor any other Democrat ever proposed any middle class tax cut in the fiscal cliff negotiations.

News Alert To Climate Alarmists: Most Arctic Species Will Benefit From Global Warming

Global warming will benefit most Arctic species, a team of scientists report in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS One.

A New Lincoln

Thanks to Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis, Abraham Lincoln is with us once again.  Actually, in a very real sense our sixteenth president has never really left us.  He is always hov

Don’t Fear the Fiscal Cliff

Despite the lies, spin, and spun lies pouring from the mouths of nearly everyone involved in the “fiscal cliff” negotiations or speaking for those who are involved in them, some people see the trut

The Term 'Assault Weapon' Is Just A PR Stunt Meant To Fool The Gullible

Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) has announced that she will be introducing legislation to reenact the ban on so-called assault weapons that she

Is President Obama Really A Socialist? Let’s Analyze Obamanomics

President Obama says that income taxes must be raised on the rich because they don’t pay their fair share.  The indisputable facts from official government sources say otherwise.

Despite What You Hear, Global Warming Is Still Benefiting Africa

Michel Nasibu, an advisor in the International Development Advisory Section of KPMG East Africa,