Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Time to Investigate the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Who needs the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), when you have Rush Limbaugh?

Exorbitant Michigan Pensions Hurt Children, Teachers

Long after ramping up benefits radically during the pre-2008 economic growth period (and collecting lots of votes from unionized teachers), Michigan lawmakers are now reluctant to address the state

Wi-Fi market

Chicago's plan for municipal Wi-Fi is both slim on details and suffering from many of the same problems that have plagued municipal Wi-Fi systems wherever they have been attempted.


So does the Texas Parent PAC actually support the interests of parents?

Obama's Coming Crash: The President's Recession Of 2013

So far, Obamanomics has produced the worst recovery from a recession since the Great Depression. But if Obamanomics is not stopped, next year it will produce renewed recession.

Revise Michigan’s Parent Trigger Proposal

Michigan’s unusual legislative schedule means it is currently the only state considering a Parent Trigger bill as nationwide momentum for the concept coalesces thanks in part to a new Hollywood mov

Romney and Obama differ sharply on education choice and control

Now that Mitt Romney has taken a stand for local and parental control of education and against federalized Common Core standards and tests, the issue of education has come into sharp focus in the pres

Michelle Obama’s school lunch program leaves children hungry

Students nationwide are boycotting new federal school lunch rules, reverting to brown-bagging it in a mini-revival of individual freedom among the milk-drinking crowd.

Make pensions a defined-contribution program

In response to “Low investment returns test S.D. budget” (Government & Politics,, Sept.

Smoke-free option is one Oklahoma should consider to reduce tobacco harm

A quit-smoking strategy with “the potential to save millions of lives” will be the subject of an Oklahoma legislative hearing Wednesday.