Opinion Editorials

How to Control Congress

With deficits today soaring, it might be time to look at a Constitutional amendment to rein in government spending. However, this will prove to be an uphill battle.

Can't Buy You Love: Money in Politics

The howling over how individuals and corporations spend their dollars in an attempt to influence politics reached a fever pitch this year. But was the fervor warranted?

The 'Gridlock' Bogeyman

Many activists complain about the phenomenon of party gridlock.  But a look at history shows that nothing provides more benefits to the people than the division and limitation of power.

November 3 Contract with America

While many voters express disgust with runaway government spending, this feeling rarely extends to the most costly entitlement programs that threaten to bankrupt the United States. Why?

The Terminator vs. the Constitution

California is now considering a blatantly unconstitutional law that blocks the sale of 'offensively violent' video games to minors. But who gets to be the arbiter of taste in this matter? Consider the implications.

A Crossroads Election

From arbitrarily imposed rules on businesses to the revocation of many First Amendment protections, our current crop of politicians are leading us down a dark path. Can we turn it around?

Our Contemptible Congress

The shocking dearth of knowledge among Congressional members regarding the Constitution they have sworn to uphold is troubling. However, ignorance is not the only foe we must fight.

Obama: Wrong, Not Evil -- That's Why He's So Dangerous

Unlike Ellsworth Toohey, most collectivists are naive, not malicious. However, it should be noted that the road to Hell is paved with good intentions. 

Leftists, Progressives, and Socialists

Despite historical warnings, some refuse to believe that government meddling causes nothing but misery. For those who are hesitant to read Rand, this article is a great introduction to free market morality.

Freer Is Better

The exceptional economic prosperity of America was the result of exceptionally free market conditions. So why do some want the US to emulate the restrictive policies of far less successful nations?