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

The Bailout: Upset with myself

For about 48 hours, I found myself grudgingly supporting the Paulson bailout plan. I admit it: For those 48 hours, I was a moron, or at least very naive. I believed the problem was so obviously serious that even Barney Frank, Chris Dodd, and Chuckie… more »

The Bailout: The more I see the less I like

Watching Democrats turn the Administrations proposed "bailout" of the financial system into the latest whale that they can attach their remora-like suckers to, I'm beginning to think the solution might end up worse than the disease. It's a strong thing… more »

How the Democrats Created the Financial Crisis

Here's an excellent article explaining how Democrat's party-line blocking of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reform was substantially responsible for today's financial turmoil. The end of the article notes that "Senator John McCain was one of the three… more »

Joe Biden: Patriotism's Evil Twin

In a brazen display of a 1950’s style Communist leader, Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate announced this week that it is the patriotic duty of successful Americans to pay more taxes in order to “take money and put it back in the pocket of middle… more »

The Economist has drunk the climate change kool-aid

The following is a letter to the editor I have sent to the Economist magazine regarding the article linked below... Sir: The Economist’s blind acceptance that “human-induced climate change is very real indeed” (“A changing climate of opinion?” Sep 4,… more »

Ross on the radio today (Friday, 8/29)

For those of you who are interested and have the time, please tune in your radio or your web browser to listen as I guest host the Luke Shiltz Program on Newstalk 1310 KFKA in Greeley, Colorado this afternoon from 4 PM to 6 PM Mountain Time. I'll… more »

Three cheers for a do-nothing Congress

re "By their resolutions you shall know them", Rocky Mountain News editorial, 8/20/08 The inactivity of the current do-nothing Congress in the last session was… more »

The British explain school choice and the dead hand of government

Thanks to Don Boudreaux for bringing this to my attention. It should be required viewing for American voters, parents, and politicians. more »

If you think the problems are bad...

The people over at have a great new "demotivator": Government You can get a 24" x 30" poster or a 5" x 7" framed version for your desk... more »

What John Edwards and the Iraq Surge have in common

What do the news stories about John Edwards having an affair and the success of the surge in Iraq have in common? They're both bad news for Democrats so they both go unreported for as long as possible in the mainstream media. It is only now that the… more »