Category: "Personal Notes"

A mulligan for Brit Hume?

I’m a not-particularly-religious Jew living in Boulder, Colorado – a town with America’s only accredited Buddhist university.  How am I supposed to convince my politically moderate non-evangelical friends and neighbors that they can feel comfortable… more »

Rhetorical pet peeve of the day

Every once in a while you hear a word used incorrectly and realize that it’s used incorrectly more often than not.  In the spirit of knowing I have a very intelligent readership, I offer this brief “pet peeve” as intellectual… more »

Happy New Year

To my family, friends, and readers, I wish you all a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2010. For those of you with whom I am involved in politics and political communicating, allow me to thank you in advance for helping me and other liberty-minded citizens… more »

Reflections on 2009

Before I start on my note for the day, please allow me to thank all my readers (and especially those who took the time to offer comments) for an interesting 2009 from the perspective of a blogger.  It’s increasingly difficult to find the time to… more »

I kept myself from tears...but just barely

Hat Tip: Rusty S.   SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title : 'I kept myself from tears...but just barely', url :… more »

Merry Christmas and Happy Kung Pao Chicken

To all of my Christian friends, I wish  you a very Merry Christmas. To all my Jewish brethren, I wish you a lovely traditional Jewish Christmas meal: Chinese food SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title : 'Merry Christmas and Happy… more »

An utterly self-serving blog post and request

To make a long story short, I was involved in a business deal which ended up making me a shareholder (with more shares than I would ever have expected to own) in the company that makes New Leaf Tea. New Leaf is now on Facebook and has a goal of… more »

A brief respite

As you might imagine, the Cory Vooris/Denver ICE story I’ve posted on these pages in the past couple of days was a very big job to write. And, I was on the radio for two full hours on Wednesday and will be on again from 7 AM to 8 AM on the Peter… more »

Cory Voorhis update

I attended a fund-raiser last night for Cory Voorhis and his family.  The crowd was over 100, including local radio talk show host Peter Boyles.  People lined up to thank Cory for the fight he’s taking on.  Perhaps the most moving moment was when… more »

Ross on the radio this evening (November 29)

I’ll be guest-hosting for John Andrews’ “Backbone Radio” show this evening from 5 PM to 8 PM on Denver’s 710-AM KNUS. Please listen in if you get a chance, either on the radio if you’re in the area or over the web if… more »