Editorial: An open letter to alien life forms on Earth

Dear aliens,You may have been amused by a recent news story about the latest chapter in America’s long, futile, semi-secret, widely mocked effor...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Editorial: Rail safety can’t wait

Our hearts go out to victims of Monday’s horrifying Amtrak derailment in DuPont and to their families.Perhaps one way to pay tribute to them is ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


The Dallas Morning News: Congress, we can’t afford to politicize the 2020 census

The Dallas Morning News: Congress, we can’t afford to politicize the 2020 census

Ever wonder how states decide where to build that new highway? What about the grocery store chain’s pick for its new location? Or even how the f...

December 18th, 2017 |  



Net neutrality regulation: Repeal and do not replace

They finally did it. After six months of debate, during which it received more than 23 million public comments, the Federal Communications Commission ...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Los Angeles Times: A record number of journalists worldwide are behind bars for doing their jobs

Los Angeles Times: A record number of journalists worldwide are behind bars for doing their jobs

This last year has been a dangerous one for journalists around the globe — a record 262 men and women are imprisoned because of the nature of th...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Editorial: Party of Reagan and Bush is over in the new GOP

Republicans are relieved to finally be chalking up one legislative accomplishment, now that their tax cut’s success looks, if not certain, then ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Commentary: Tax reform benefits all Americans

Everyone looks at a tax bill through his own individual prism. But to judge it more accurately, we need to consider how it will affect others, too.Aft...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Chicago Tribune: Why deregulating internet service makes sense

Chicago Tribune: Why deregulating internet service makes sense

Everyone enjoys watching cat videos on Facebook, but hardly anyone understands Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. That’s the challenge ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Editorial: Americans can’t afford to forget Pearl Harbor

You can count on one hand the number of events that changed everyone’s life — everywhere, forever.What happened at Pearl Harbor on Decembe...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Baltimore Sun: The lesson of the Russian Facebook ads: They’re getting smarter

Baltimore Sun: The lesson of the Russian Facebook ads: They’re getting smarter

There’s a certain clumsiness about the Facebook ad that congressional investigators say Kremlin-connected Russian internet trolls targeted at Ma...

December 5th, 2017 |