Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Alabama's Welfare Program is a Decade Behind Most of the Country

There have been numerous stories, rumors, and outright falsehoods reported in the media and by detractors regarding state Sen. Arthur Orr's (R-Decatur) recently proposed welfare reform bill.

The Progressive War on Free Speech – Part Three

“The Revolution devours its children,” wrote French royalist Jacques Mallet du Pan in 1793, but in the case of

The FCC is Just Another Dishonest, Authoritarian Arm of the Obama Administration

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) describes itself thus: “An independent U.S.

Keep an Eye on this Key Takings Case at SCOTUS, Murr v. Wisconsin

A government taking occurs when the regulatory strictures placed on a piece of property so limit its use that it is stripped of economic viability. 

Earth Day’s Anti-Fossil Fuel Focus Could Plunge Millions Into Green Energy Poverty

Friday, April 22, will mark the 47th Earth Day. You may think it is all about planting trees and cleaning up neighborhoods.

Zika: Crisis or Sentinel Event?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Zika is, like Ebola, a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Now the U.S.

Certificate of Need Law in Need of Reform

In an April 5 editorial titled "Bill would ruin certificate of need program," the News Sentinel argued legislation Tennessee lawmakers are considering could make it harder for the poor and Tennesse

RICO for Government Climate Deniers?

Editor's Note: This column was co-authored by Ron Arnold.

IRS Serves Government, Not Taxpayer

A new report from the Government Accountability Office, a nonpartisan government agency