Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Common Core Rollout Draws Parental Opposition Nationwide

Common Core Rollout Draws Parental Opposition Nationwide By Robert Holland

Hydrofracking will create jobs

Tracy Carluccio in her commentary "Cuomo's chance: A clean future for N.Y.," Aug. 24, urges Gov.

Reusing plastic bags beats recycling

In response to the Aug. 28 editorial, “Let’s not sack the recycling of plastic bags,” I thought Gov.

Common Core hardly beloved by educators

Liz Bowie usually provides balanced and informative coverage of education issues, but she presented an absurdly rosy perspective on the national Common Core standards for K-12 English and math that

Tax Proposals

While the lower rate for carried interest may be unpopular, it plays an important role in encouraging strong investment in hedge funds.

Signs of common sense in D.C.

If one is a fluke and two is a trend, let us give thanks for the apparent trend toward common sense among, of all persons, some high-level federal bureaucrats. 

R.I.P. Neil Armstrong, American Hero

One thousand years from now, America's Apollo-era astronauts will still stand alone in history as the greatest and bravest explorers in human history.

How the FCC sees Broadband's 95% Success as 100% Failure

Some very creative and determined pessimists at the FCC have managed to turn a thrilling victory into an agonizing defeat.

There Is No Medicaid Free Lunch

In its continuing quest for bigger government and a smaller private sector, the Obama administration has been profligate in its claims government programs give individuals and states free or low-co

Regardless of ‘swap,’ carbon tax too expensive

Carbon taxes have regained traction this year as several Democrats and even a few Republicans have voiced support for implementing a tax on all energy producers for the amount of carbon dioxide the