Categories: "Politics" or "Letters to the Editor"

Wexler's proposal exposes Democrats' Social Security problem

PUBLISHED online at RealClearPolitics.com: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/Commentary/com-5_19_05_RK.html re: Wexler offers proposal to fix Social Security (Washington Times, 5/17/05)… more »

450 economists sign petition supporting personal accounts; the liberal media ignores it

see: http://www.socialsecurity.org/press/releases/05-11-05r.html Although claims of “liberal media bias” are often red herrings, media coverage of the debate over Social Security reform leaves newspapers in particular wide open to such charges. The… more »

President Bush again abandons free-trade principles

re: U.S. Textile Makers Praise Quotas on Chinese Imports (WSJ Online, 5/14/05) http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB111607540440633812,00.html To the Editors: Following on President Bush's first-term steel tariffs which were obviously a violation of… more »

Responding to a reader's comment on "Flushing the Koran"

A blog reader posted this comment which I think deserves a response as its own posting. Here's my answer to a well-meaning but incorrect apologist for Muslims: Drake Way, If you read a little more of my blog, you will see that I am far far far from… more »

Supreme Court Allows Interstate Wine Shipments...I'll Drink To That

See US Supreme Court uncorks key 'Wine Wars' ruling In an article I wrote in December, I argued that the Supreme Court should rule that Constitutional prohibition against states' interfering with interstate commerce should trump the wording in the 21st… more »

A letter to a tax-increasing Colorado Republican

This letter was e-mailed to CO State Senator Steve Johnson, Republican from Larimer County, who (to his enormous discredit) was a co-sponsor of House Bill 1194 which will be Referendum C on the ballot in November, allowing the government to keep… more »

Giving credit where it is due....

Thanks to rossputin.com blog visitor "gopone" for this comment: Comment from: gopone [Visitor] What the heck? Please name the bad bills killed in the Senate and Hillman. Stengel and Co. in the House killed the bills. Do some research before you… more »

Follow-up on "Flushing the Koran"

re: Newsweek Apologizes; Afghans Want Action (AP, 5/15/05) http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20050515/ap_on_re_as/mideast_us_protests Newsweek's "apology": http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7857154/site/newsweek/ To the Editors: So, dozens… more »

Flushing the Koran...a red herring given to our enemies by Newsweek

re: Re: Afghan Protests Spread; Eight More Killed In Anti-U.S. Riots (Washington Post, 5/14/05) http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/05/13/AR2005051300301.html To the Editors: The recent news about Muslim reaction following the… more »

Border Patrol trying to make Minuteman Project look ineffective?

From the "Someone should get fired if this is true" files: From today's Washington Times: Border Patrol told to stand down in Arizona By Jerry Seper THE WASHINGTON TIMES U.S. Border Patrol agents have been ordered not to arrest illegal aliens along… more »