Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Bill Bolling's Motives

In Virginia, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling says he will make his 

Rallying Against Enormous National Wealth

Did anyone notice that the estimated 35,000 who showed up for the anti-Keystone XL pipeline rally outside the White House on Sunday, Feb 17, were all bundled up against the cold?

Boeing Woes Balloon as Battery Fix Remains a Mystery

Would you be willing to fly on a newly developed jumbo airliner with battery technology that has been known to cause fires, whose exact cause is still unknown, but whose manufacturer has claimed to

Good Riddance to the Buckley Rule

The problem with the Buckley Rule is that it requires you to evaluate two attributes – ideology and electability – when at least one and occasionally both are relative measur

President Obama’s State Of Disunion: Half of America Is In a Trance

President Reagan famously said “Government is not the answer to the problem. Government IS the problem.”

Peer-Reviewed Survey Finds Majority Of Scientists Skeptical Of Global Warming Crisis

Don’t look now, but maybe a scientific consensus exists concerning global warming after all.

Obama and the Pirates

Everything in this column will be established by logical proof, as in geometry. There will be no name calling, or mere assertion.

Carbon Tax Hallucinations

Average planetary temperatures haven’t budged in 16 years. Hurricanes and strong tornadoes are at or near their lowest ebb in decades.

The New Robber Barons: Government Regulators

An oil and natural gas boom is underway in the United States, born of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” It has c

Antigun Activists Are Targeting the Wrong People

[NOTE: The author of this op-ed, Heartland Institute Senior Fellow for Legal Affairs Maureen Martin, died in a housefire on