Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

A Warmer Planet Is a More Peaceful Planet

A new report published August 24 by Nature magazine claims "global climate is a major factor in organized patterns of violence" around the world.

FDA Poses Far More Danger than Dietary Supplements

With the nation’s pharmaceutical market already suffocated by the heavy-handed government regulations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Sen.

Republican Candidates Should Push for Real Education Reform

Heartland Print Newspaper: 
In light of his presidential candidacy, several commentators have cast wary glances at Texas Gov.

Clever Words Sustain the Bloated U. S. Government

Politicians live on words. They are the politician’s true currency.

Medicare Bidding Process Will Hurt Doctors, Patients

A poorly designed set of changes to Medicare announced earlier this month could have serious negative consequences as it hits home here in the Washington, D.C., area.

Smile, You're on Motown Surveillance Cam

"Detroit Police hope to bolster safety in the central business district by connecting a network of 350 security cameras to a central viewing post to track activity on the streets, search out wa

Economic Alzheimer’s

There are several forms of dementia. One particularly perverse version affects older economists and investment bankers. They lose the memory of everything except the gold standard.

A Disaster Waiting to Happen

Published by The Weekly Standard:  Sometime late this summer—the Friday before Labor Day if historical patterns hold—the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will announce

Ed Secretary to Waive NCLB Requirements for Submissive States

The president has decided to take a tack on the largest federal education law he certainly wishes were available in budget battles: bypassing Congress and legislating through administrative agencie

How Much Should Teachers Make? Who Cares!

Recently, Education Secretary Arne Duncan no doubt thought it radical to say<