Editorials: Edmund Contoski

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.

Central Banks Buy Gold, Print Money

Central banks bought 534.6 tons of gold during 2012, the largest amount in 48 years. Interest is clearly growing in gold as an international monetary asset as more countries have participated.