Editorials: Edmund Contoski

Government 'Help' Makes Nutrition Worse: Fats

For a half century the idea that saturated fat in foods raises cholesterol and, consequently, causes heart attacks was dogma ostensibly justifying government regulation.  The attacks on dietar

Glaciers and Global Warming

The melting of glaciers is often cited as evidence mankind is causing global warming through carbon dioxide emissions.

The Bitter Harvest of Obama’s Transformation

In campaigning for the presidency, Barrack Obama inspired popular support of millions of voters by eloquently promising to “transform” America with “fundamental” change.

It's the Sun, Stupid

“Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?”—Groucho Marx.

Where the U.S. Economy Is Going, and Why

The U.S. employment news on January 10 sharply contradicted the oft-repeated refrain that economic growth was beginning to accelerate.

Obama vs. the Constitution

“If you like your health plan, you can keep it,” is the 

Obama's Shutdown/Default Scare Tactics

Hundreds of thousands of government workers were laid off, national parks, monuments and other federal tourist attractions were closed, veterans were shortchanged, etc.

Exposing the Global Warming Fraud

Last week President Obama announced a far-reaching plan to require reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, mandate increased vehicle mileage, and authorize more subsidies for solar

Reaching 400 ppm of CO2 Is No Milestone

[The following is a letter to the editor I submitted the other day to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. They will certainly not publish it, so I publish it here.