Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

My View: Give Illinoisans, not Exelon, a rescue plan

In 2015, Exelon threatened to shut down up to six of its nuclear power plants in Illinois due to the plants' unprofitability and the reduced price of coal and natural gas


Thorner: Stossel Tells Students to "Leave People Alone" for American Prosperity

The Northwestern University College Republicans and the Young America's Foundation co-sponsored an event featuring author John Stossel on Tuesday, May 24, at 8:00

Legislative Reapportionment: The Supreme Court Steps Back

Justice Clarence Thomas contended the Constitution does not tell the states how to apportion their legislatures at all.

FTC Should Have Priority Over Internet Privacy

Recently, the Federal Communications Commission has proposed to construct a new, additional regulatory apparatus, asserting, without any factual support, that creating untested and discriminatory r

Frac Sand Mining Contributing to Cleaner Air

The rapid development of frac sand mining in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and especially Wisconsin led many people living near mines and processing plants to become concerned about the potential negat

Finally, Courage to Counterpunch the Green Bullies

When the name Resolute was chosen in 2011, after the merger of Bowater and Abitibi-Consolidated, the Canadian company, a global leader in the forest products industry and the largest producer of ne

Medicare-Age Patient to Mr. Trump: Let’s Make a Deal

Mr. Trump has been castigated for saying that if the government goes bankrupt, he’d get creditors to accept less. That is standard operating procedure for businesses.

How the West Got Healthy and Prosperous

Vital ingredients included the scientific method and fossil fuels – truths we forget at our peril

Burnett: Donald Trump a wild card as Dems push high-cost energy

Donald Trump’s views on climate change and energy production could hardly be more different than the positions taken by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.