Recent Op-Eds

Take Passenger Trains off Life Support

By Randal O’Toole. Morning Consult. October 19, 2018.

San Francisco’s brand new $2.2 billion transit center, which was built to house the terminus of a high-speed rail line that California can’...

Eeping Big Brother at Bay: Cruz vs. O’Rourke

By Patrick G. Eddington. TribTalk. October 18, 2018.

Which candidate has done the most to protect Texans from illegal federal surveillance? By voting record, O’Rourke has the edge.

Making Sure the Next Cold War Never Happens

By Doug Bandow. American Conservative. October 18, 2018.

Rather than expect America’s armed forces to protect a region full of defense dependents, Washington should shift security responsibilities onto other states.

The Economic Bedrock of Foreign Direct Investment

By Daniel J. Ikenson. Forbes.com. October 17, 2018.

In the 21st century, governments are competing to lure capital investment from the world’s best companies. Those companies have options and the importance of their contributions to U.S. economic growth and dynamism cannot be overstated.