Archives for: May 2008

In Gaza, one of "Obama's biggest fans"

Thanks to Amanda Carpenter at TownHall.com for bringing this to my attention. You'd think that even the Palestinians would learn that all the sweet Democrat talk, such as under Bill Clinton, has never gotten that region closer to peace. It's only when… more »

Animals, including people, are adaptable

One of the weakest points in the global warming alarmists' position is their implicit assumption that people and animals do not adapt to changes in climate. Given that animals (including humans) didn't arrive on the planet in the last few hundred years,… more »

Rossputin responds: Libertarians and global warming

This is the fifth 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 »

"Gas Tax Holilday": Junk Economics; Questionable Politics

Much political buzz lately has revolved around support by Senators Clinton and McCain, and opposition by Senator Obama, to a "federal gas tax holiday". According to year-old data from the Department of Energy, "The average American uses 500 gallons of… more »

More of the global warming debate

This is the fourth 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 »

Why can't she close the deal? Here's why.

Over at the Gang of Four blog, Gloria Neal asks why Hillary is still in the race. Here's my answer: Gloria, Let me take a stab at your question. Hillary can’t close the deal because although Obama has been weakened lately, Hillary is still dogg… more »

Gang of Four debate

I've responded to a couple of posts by other "Gang of Four" participants, including continuing a debate with John Andrews about whether or not I could vote for John McCain. I hope you find it interesting: http://www.politicswest.com/24438/responding_… more »

James Taylor responds: Libertarians and Global Warming

This is the third 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 »

Jerry Taylor responds: Libertarians and Global Warming

This is the second 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 »

Yoram Bauman: Libertarians and Global Warming

I've invited "stand-up economist" Yoram Bauman to contribute a piece on his views about why libertarians (though I think the discussion could easily apply to people of any political view) are incorrect in their approach to the global warming issue. Foll… more »
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