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Michael Swartz

Michael Swartz is a Maryland-based freelance writer and blogger. His home site is monoblogue. He can be reached at lfs.mswartz@gmail.com
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Peak Climate?

Saturday, February 11th, 2012 - by Michael Swartz

If oil has a finite supply, shouldn’t the global warming hysteria be limited, too?

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Disrupting the Obesity Narrative

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 - by Michael Swartz

A book dares to challenge the conventional wisdom.

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The Perry Problem

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 - by Michael Swartz

If elected, would Perry continue the open-border policies of his predecessors?

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Santorum’s Sacrifice

Saturday, August 13th, 2011 - by Michael Swartz

Facing an uphill battle in Ames, the former Pennsylvania senator let his establishment streak show during the debt limit debate. UPDATE: And the Winner of Ames Straw Poll Is...

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A Miracle in Maryland?

Friday, June 10th, 2011 - by Michael Swartz

The state's GOP is leading a petition drive to put a law giving a tuition cut to the children of illegal immigrants before the voters.

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As Reelection Looms for Obama, Is Big Oil In or Out?

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 - by Michael Swartz

The president plays politics with a vital industry.

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The Hidden Tax: Regulation

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 - by Michael Swartz

Compliance fees have surpassed — surpassed! — the deficit.

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On His 100th Birthday, Reagan Stands Alone

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 - by Michael Swartz

A president like this comes along once a century.

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Is the Three-Day Holiday a Right?

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 - by Michael Swartz

Roll back the government worker three-day weekend bonanza.

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Deficit Commission: Tinkering Around the Edges

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 - by Michael Swartz

The deficit commission's work doesn't exhibit the kind of out-of-the-box thinking needed to get us out of the hole we're in. It does meet the definition of insanity.

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The Battle for America 2010: Democrats Push Libertarian in MD-1 with Phony Mailings

Monday, November 1st, 2010 - by Michael Swartz

Democrats and dirty tricks go hand in hand, even in deep blue Maryland.

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The Battle for America 2010: In Maryland, Is the Left Emboldened or Afraid?

Friday, October 8th, 2010 - by Michael Swartz

A protest in the heart of poultry country shows the arrogance of one-party rule, even as it's threatened.

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The Battle for America 2010: Maryland Republican Establishment Fears Murphy’s Law in November

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 - by Michael Swartz

Can the big-spending Bob Ehrlich convince Maryland conservatives to give him another shot?

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The Battle for America 2010: GOP Seeks Big Gains in Deep Blue Maryland

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 - by Michael Swartz

From the top-of-the-ticket races to contests for the legislature, Republicans are competitive in a slew of campaigns for the first time in decades.

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