Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Rick Ungar Is Wrong: Obama Is The Biggest Spender In World History

On May 24, 2012, Rick Ungar told the readers at Forbes.com that President Barack Obama “is the smallest government spender since Eisenhower.”  “[O]ur president has actually been tighter with a

At Their Most Brazen

You can tell where the Obama campaign is worried that Romney is drawing blood, because it's made up a fairy tale totally disconnected from reality to address that concern.

Antarctic Sea Ice Sets Another Record

Antarctic sea ice set another record this past week, with the most amount of ice ever recorded on day 256 of the calendar year (September 12 of this leap year).

Let parents strike, too

The Chicago Teachers Union’s strike has left 350,000 pupils out of school and caused turmoil for nearly every family in Chicago.

Mitt Romney Is Right About the ‘Victims’ of Government

Merrill Matthews, a resident scholar at theInstitute for Policy Innovation and a 

Environmental Council misleads on jobs

What's the difference between creating 5,000 jobs or 75,000 jobs? According to the Michigan Environmental Council there is none. Or maybe the organization is just prone to exaggeration.

Legislature Is Right to Consider Science-Based Tobacco Policy

Most smokers want to quit, but few realize that quitting doesn’t require abstinence.

Legislature Is Right to Consider Science-Based Tobacco Policy

Most smokers want to quit, but few realize that quitting doesn’t require abstinence.

If This Is Recovery, Who Needs Recession?

President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats meeting in Charlotte for their national convention danced around the answer to the question, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?"

As He Re-Creates The Grapes Of Wrath, Obama Is Out Of Ideas

President Obama started his Democratic Convention nomination acceptance speech with one overriding truth: “But when all is said and done – when you pick up that ballot to vote – you will face the c