Archives for: May 2008

Democrats unconstitutional behavior on Farm Bill

Based on a few minutes of Congressional testimony by Doc Hastings (R-WA) that I saw this morning, it appears that the Democratic leadership in Congress is yet again violating old and fundamental rules of government and acting unconstitutionally in their… more »

Rossputin responds to Bauman, take 2

This is the eighth in a series of articles with "Stand-up Economist" Yoram Bauman taking the pro-global-warming-alarmism position and being debated by me and other more expert people such as the Cato Institute's Jerry Taylor and the Heartland Institute's… more »

If you're not at the negotiating table, you're on the menu

My regular readers know that I've been having a debate with myself about whether or not I could support John McCain. I tried hard to find a way to overlook his flaws, but they are too many and too deep, and I will once again vote Libertarian in the pres… more »

James Taylor fires back

This is the seventh in a series of articles with "Stand-up Economist" Yoram Bauman taking the pro-global-warming-alarmism position and being debated by me and other more expert people such as the Cato Institute's Jerry Taylor and the Heartland Institute'… more »

Yoram Bauman responds to global warming debate

This is the sixth in a series of articles with "Stand-up Economist" Yoram Bauman taking the pro-global-warming-alarmism position and being debated by me and other more expert people such as the Cato Institute's Jerry Taylor and the Heartland Institute's… more »

No surprise Boulder is worried about sales tax receipts

published in the Boulder Daily Camera, 5/16/08: http://www.dailycamera.com/news/2008/may/16/no-headline---16elet/ re "Boulder leaders shiver at retail sales-tax decline", Boulder Daily Camera, 5/14/08 http://www.dailycamera.com/news/2008/may/14/boul… more »

Clueless opponents of free trade

This note is in response to a very weak anti-trade posting on the Gang of Four blog by socialist David Sirota. David, you argue that free trade agreements aren’t free enough, that they protect certain industries. To some extent, you’re right, and tha… more »

Group brings interesting speakers to Denver

For my Colorado-based readers... A friend of mine just let me know about the "Insight Speaker Series" which looks to be bringing very interesting speakers to Denver. Just thought I'd pass it along: Upcoming, they have Isabel Allende, Desmond Tutu,… more »

Hilarious: Red State Update

Thanks to Craig for sending me one of these guys' videos. Absolutely hilarious: http://youtube.com/user/travisandjonathan This one is particularly funny: http://youtube.com/watch?v=5Mc3GQmGGms more »

CA Supreme Court upholds same-sex "marriage"

Yesterday, by a 4-3 vote, the California Supreme Court overturned a state law which restricted marriage to being between a man and a woman. The Court went out of its way to say that they were not attempting to rule on the policy choice of whether “a sam… more »
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