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. http://www.smh.com.au/news/National/Bargains-galore-as-house-prices-plunge/2005/03/26/1111692684868.html 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) http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36%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) http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A3903-2005Mar26.html? 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) http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chi-0503260174mar26,1,6229186.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) http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2005/03/26/romney_scales_back_tax_bill_on_businesses/ 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: http://www.reason.com/sullum/032505.shtml 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) http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/local/article/0,1299,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 http://www.realclearpolitics.com/Commentary/com-3_25_05_TS.html Dear Mr. Sowell, My name is Ross Kaminsky. I'm a conservative-leaning libertarian and former… more »
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