Categories: "Elections & Electoral Politics" or "Democratic National Convention" or "Republican National Convention"

Another disaffected Republican

re "The GOP Leans on A Proven Strategy" (Washington Post, 10/25/06) http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/24/AR2006102401563.html As one of the “disaffected” voters the Republican Party is trying to “woo back”, my guess is that… more »

Optimism for the GOP?

Barron's analyzes the upcoming elections in terms of the fund-raising differences between candidates and believes that the GOP will do better than conventional wisdom would indicate...… more »

Why GOP voters will (should?) stay home

My letter to the editor of the Washington Times regarding an interesting combination of headlines last week was printed on Sunday. Per my agreement with the Times, I won't publish the text here for several days, but you can read the letter at their web… more »

Maybe I should just stay home on Election Day

re "Democrats Have Intensity, but G.O.P. Has Its Machine" (NY Times, 10/14/06) http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/15/us/politics/15base.html? To the Editor: As a registered Republican, I’m a perfect representative of the unmotivated voter though I will… more »

Perlmutter doesn't care about property rights

I generally don't reprint material sent to me by a campaign, but this issue is very serious and I'm too busy with options expiration to write a lot about it myself. I think this press release speaks for itself... Perlmutter Sides With Developers and… more »

Cary Kennedy can't make up her mind

Cary Kennedy, the Democratic candidate for Colorado State Treasurer, speaks out of both sides of her mouth regarding one of the most important pieces of Colorado's fiscal problems. Amendment 23, which governs spending on K-12 education, requires growth… more »

The spending that matters

re "Congressional Republicans Find Spending May Not Decide Races" (WSJ, 10/18/06) http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB116113100527395910-r_MjsmMZPZSnVNXP9h70xOQjHRk_20061116.html? In the article above, the author notes that Republican candidates… more »

Cato on The Libertarian Vote

The Cato Institute has released an interesting and (in my opinion) important report entitled "The Libertarian Vote". The overall premise is that a higher percentage of Americans than is normally recognized is essentially libertarian (regardless of… more »

Beauprez supports economic growth; Ritter supports government growth

PUBLISHED in the Denver Post 10/11/06 http://www.denverpost.com/letters/ci_4471218 re "Gubernatorial business strategy" (Denver Post, 10/8/06) http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_4454050 To the Editor: In every business- and economy-related question,… more »

My take on the Foley scandal

re "Foley Case Upsets Tough Balance by Capitol Hill’s Gay Republicans" (NY Times, 10/7/06) http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/08/washington/08culture.html? To the Editor: All but the most socially conservative and sheltered Americans realize that Mr.… more »