Category: "Letters to the Editor"

Is the American Dream preparing to become a nightmare?

see "Housing Markets Pricing Out Middle Class" (AP via Yahoo, 7/10/05) http://www.nynewsday.com/business/sns-ap-unaffordable-american-dream,0,6602339.story?coll=nyc-business-headlines The California Association of Realtors is reporting that the media… more »

Rove the source of the Plame story; Bush-haters need not celebrate

re: Top Bush adviser revealed as Plame source (Financial Times, 7/10/05) http://news.ft.com/cms/s/4e68d3ae-f190-11d9-9c3e-00000e2511c8.html Sir, The revelation that Karl Rove was Matthew Cooper’s source in the Valerie Plame incident is sure to be… more »

The G(r)8 waste of time

see "Solemn ceremony ends terror-tainted summit" (San Diego Union Tribune, 7/9/05) http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20050709-9999-1n9summit.html This week's G-8 meeting in Scotland was overshadowed by the tragic results of murderous militant… more »

My letter in today's NY Times

I'm pleased to report that this prior posting was printed in today's New York Times. Here's the link (free subscription required): http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/06/opinion/l06scotus.html? more »

"Advice and Consent" does not mean what Democrats want it to mean

PUBLISHED in the New York Times, 7/6/05 http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/06/opinion/l06scotus.html? re: Democrats Warn Bush on Choosing Successor to O'Connor (NY Times 7/1/05) http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/01/politics/01cnd-reax.html? To the Edito… more »

The real motives of CAFTA opponents

re: "Senate Approves Free Trade Pact" (NY Times, 6/30/05-7/1/05) http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/01/politics/01trade.html?hp&ex=1120276800&en=6dfa955be55d9cfe&ei=5094&partner=homepage To the Editors: The arguments against CAFTA made… more »

Supreme Court decides firmly: You can't display the Ten Commandments...unless you can

PUBLISHED in the Rocky Mountain News, 6/30/05 http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/opinion/article/0,1299,DRMN_38_3892561,00.html re: "Court: Some Commandments Displays OK" (AP via Yahoo, 6/27/05) http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/200… more »

Justice Kennedy is no libertarian...unfortunately

re: "In Battle to Pick Next Justice, Right Says, Avoid a Kennedy" (NY Times, 6/27/05) http://nytimes.com/2005/06/27/politics/27kennedy.html? To the Editors: It is an insult to libertarians to consider Justice Anthony Kennedy one. Libertarians have… more »

House approves flag-protection amendment

see "House approves flag-protection amendment" (Reuters, 6/22/05) http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=domesticNews&storyID=8866001 or "House approves move to outlaw flag burning" (AP, 6/22/05) http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050622/ap_on_go… more »

Senate continues unacceptable behavior on nominations

re: "Senate Again Blocks Bolton" (LA Times, 6/21/05) http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/latimests/20050621/ts_latimes/senateagainblocksbolton To the Editors: President Bush should not hesitate to use a recess appointment to get John Bolt… more »