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China Spends Billions to Buy Silence of the American Left

BY BOB BARR How much does silence cost? For China, it is at least $180 billion, which is how much the Chinese have spent in...

US Dept. of Education Issues New Title IX Due Process Protections

BREAKING: Education Dept. issues new Title IX regs with crucial campus due process protections, adopts Supreme Court sexual harassment definition WASHINGTON, May 6, 2020 —...

Economics in Rhyme: the Illuminating Poetry of Willford I. King

BY LAWRENCE W. REED Willford I. King believed broadly in private property, free enterprise, and limited government.   "The Minimum Wage" To make a horse drink It is foolish...

U.S. Postal Service in Crisis

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE President Trump has reignited a feud with the U.S. Postal Service calling it “a joke” the other day. He does not like Amazon’s delivery...

Seeing different sides of a memory

BY T.F. STERN My grandson wanted to look at photographs that had been stored away in some old albums.  There were images of my folks,...

What kind of word is Fumfy?

BY T.F. STERN The reason I’m writing today has to do with the home schooling of my granddaughter; she’s in the first grade.  One of...

A Bible, we have a Bible

BY T.F. STERN I was reading the comment section of a Christian fellowship group and found it interesting, not surprising; but interesting these good people...

His Church is the Kingdom of Heaven

BY T.F. STERN This morning I enjoyed reading another Facebook entry by my good friend Bob Kersten.  His topic centered on the meaning of the...

Meeting the terawatt challenge

~Robert Bryce’s latest book lays out a powerful case for treating electricity as a human right~ Duggan Flanakin In his latest seminal book, A Question of...

The Season of Renewal

BY T.F. STERN An old friend of mine wrote an interesting short opinion piece this morning, posting it on Facebook, an acknowledgment that many folks...

The Unintended Consequences of the Kitchen Sink

RYAN BOURNE, CATO INSTITUTE As the $2.2 trillion CARES Act sailed through Congress, the general mood was that money had to get out the door...

The Case Against Homeschool Regulation

KERRY MCDONALD, CATO INSTITUTE Even as over one billion students around the world endure unchosen school‐​at‐​home during the COVID-19 pandemic, interest in authentic homeschooling has grown. A new survey by...

Corona Virus and Spider Bites

BY T.F. STERN There’s a news item by Gabrelle Fonrouge, Bernadette Hogan and Bruce Golding posted on the New York Times page on April 23,...

Surprise Ending for a Crime Scene

BY T.F. STERN This past week there was a news item that showed up on Facebook about a criminal who accidentally shot himself in the...