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

Not Just a Colorado Issue: Political corruption in public education (follow-up)

Following my note is a letter from the gentlemen pursuing the misuse of public education resources in the election of Bob Bacon to the Colorado State Senate. It follows on a story I wrote about a month ago. Across the country, teachers' unions are… more »

Death Tax Desperation by Democrats

re: House Votes to End Federal Estate Taxes (NY Times via AP, 4/13/05) http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/national/AP-Estate-Tax.html? To the Editors: Democrats argue that eliminating the death fax favors the “super rich” while ignoring the fact that… more »

Colorado legislators considering statewide smoking ban

re: Panel advances smoking ban http://denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36%257E53%257E2811339,00.html To the Editors: Supporters of a smoking ban abandon principle and ignore science. Just because the public is allowed into a place does not mean the… more »

follow up: FDA Panel recommends against resuming sales of silicone breast implant

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=514&e=2&u=/ap/20050412/ap_on_he_me/breast_implants In yet another step toward a society dominated by fear of lawsuits or bad polls and away from personal responsibility and scientific… more »

15 NYSE specialists to be indicted

re: Prosecutor to Indict 15 Specialists (WSJ, 4/12/05) http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB111331189063804529,00.htm? or http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000006&sid=attrxLTnIS5g To the Editors: As a longtime financial markets… more »

Allow resumption of silicone breast implant sales

re: FDA to reconsider breast implant ban, amid durability questions (USA Today, 4/11/05) http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2005-04-11-fda-breastimplants_x.htm To the Editors: The FDA has recently been too influenced by emotion, public opinion, and… more »

Survey about a woman president is likely about a particular woman

re: Shock in Prez survey (NY Post news story, 4/11/05) http://www.nypost.com/news/nationalnews/42560.htm To the Editors: While survey respondents gave the answer they are “supposed” to give about voting for a woman president, the truth which came out… more »

Bob Beauprez Should Run For Governor

re: A no vote on Bob Beauprez's question (Denver Post editorial, 4/10/05) http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36~417~2804861,00.html To the Editors: While I understand your concerns about Bob Beauprez leaving DC, I disagree with your conclusion.… more »

Social Security and the National Savings Rate

Re: An Economy On Thin Ice (by Paul Volcker, Washington Post Op/Ed, 4/10/05) http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A38725-2005Apr8.html To the Editors: Paul Volcker mentions Social Security and our low national savings rate in the same… more »

Market Impact of Personal Social Security Accounts

re: Fears of pumped-up profits are overinflated (USA Today Op/Ed 4/6/05) http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/editorials/2005-04-06-our-view_x.htm To the Editors: In addition to the misconception about personal accounts being a major windfall for… more »