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

Colorado's coming budget crisis and our own Sergeant Schultz

In a memo released Monday, Colorado's Legislative Council Staff released a memo forecasting a decline of nearly $100 million in the money available for the state government's 2008-09 budget. And that number masks a worse piece of information within the… more »

To John Boehner

I e-mailed a note to the House Republican Leader about the House GOP fighting the current bailout plan. This was the main point: "To paraphrase Michelle Obama, for the first time this decade, I am proud of the House Republicans." more »

Good news? The meeting "ended bad...very bad"

Fox News is reporting that today's meeting at the White House about the proposed bailout of the financial industry went "very poorly" and "ended bad...very bad" as House Republicans seemed to dominate the meeting with their objections to the deal.… more »

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 »