Archives for: March 2005

Ed Crane (Cato Institute) to Karl Rove about Social Security

Hello all, I'm in Steamboat Springs, taking my 8- and 10-year old nephews snowboarding for a few days. Luckily for me today I got an e-mail from Ed Crane, President of the Cato Institute, which he said I could share. It's a copy of a memo he wrote to… more »

Terri Schiavo and Political Principle: Republican Errors and their Consequences

Yes, Virginia, there are principles in politics. It’s just that the politicians are ignoring them. When considering a government action, Americans look at more than just its direct effect. We care about the principles involved such as federalism and c… more »

Why I'm a happy renter: risk in residential real estate

Weakness in Sydney real estate market could presage similar housing price pressure here. Or, if that requires signing up and you don't want to, try… more »

Thanking the mugger (TABOR proposal is clearly a tax hike)

Re: Owens vs. the fuzzy math boys (Denver Post editorial, Bob Ewegen, 3/28/05),1413,36%257E146%257E2782833,00.html To the Editors: Bob Ewegen's claim that the proposal to gut TABOR is not a tax increase does not… more »

TABOR Battle: If Republicans won't stand up for low taxes, who will?

Re: GOP Governors Fight Tax Limits (Washington Post, 3/27/05) To the Editors: Bill Owens had been a minor political hero to many Coloradoans for his role in passing the Taxpayer B… more »

The 35-hour work week: Another French economic idiocy

Re: Liberte, egalite, 35 heures (Chicago Tribune article, 3/26/05),1,6229186.story To the editors: Money, like water, squeezes through any system with holes and finds its own level.… more »

Unenforceable tax law in Massachusetts?

re: Romney scales back tax bill on businesses (Boston Globe article, 3/26/05) Although I applaud the Governor’s scaling back plans for ill-c… more »

An excellent piece on Schiavo and the Rule of Law

Here's an excellent article by Jacob Sullum in Reason Magazine: more »

Ward Churchill case: Chancellor's Report as much as we could have hoped for

Re: Faculty inquiry up next Chancellor decides allegations merit probe by CU panel (Rocky Mountain News, 3/25/05),1299,DRMN_15_3649895,00.html To the Editors: Chancellor DiStefano is right t… more »

Open letter to Thomas Sowell about the role of the Judiciary

re: Myth of 19 Judges and Ignoring the Will of Congress By Thomas Sowell, March 25, 2005 Dear Mr. Sowell, My name is Ross Kaminsky. I'm a conservative-leaning libertarian and former… more »
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