Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Yes, more with less

Utahns should be proud that their state is improving educational results while keeping its rank as the nation’s lowest state in per-pupil spending.

Don't Let 'Common Core' drop classics

In this most politically polarized of years, there is an issue that could bring many people on the left and right together, were they to focus on it in open public debates.

The Horror! PBS Dares to Bring Balance to a Global Warming Story

Apparently, this is a thing — some kind of horrible … 

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 

Legislature Is Right to Consider Science-Based Tobacco Policy

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

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.