Editorials: Edmund Contoski

2014-- Hottest Year Ever Recorded? Look!

You can see immediately that 2014 is not the hottest year among even the last 18 years. Not by a long shot.

Government + Phony Science + $$$$ = Waste

The obvious successes of past technologies have made politicians and environmentalists eager to be in the forefront of promoting futuristic schemes for their goals.

Government ‘Help’ Worsens Nutrition: Milk etc.

People don’t form governments to tell them what to eat. Our government was formed to protect people’s inalienable rights to their lives, liberty and pursuit of happiness.

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

Why a New Constitutional Convention

The federal government has been expanding for decades.  More laws, more spending, more regulations.  More executive actions and judicial decisions that enlarge the role of government.

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.

Gold, the Economy and Outlook

In 2013 the price of gold bullion lost 28 percent and closed near its low for the year.  It was the first annual decline since 2000 and the worst since 1981.  Gold ETFs experienced record

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.