It does my heart good to read/hear multiple sources describe a surge of libertarian sentiment (even if not knowingly so) from voters, and to hear a fairly important TV business commentator suggest that Libertarian candidate Bob Barr might gain a little… more »
My friend "The Freak" sent the following to his Congressman. I like the metaphor he uses and the treatment he prescribes.
Dear Congressman xxxxxx,
Our financial markets are acting like drug addicts.
When an addict first begins taking drugs, he is… more »
These two articles are both worth reading.
Ivan Eland's is far more anti-President Bush than is Alvaro Vargas Llosa's...
see "Wall Street Socialism", Alvaro Vargas Llosa, 9/24/08
see… more »
The House of Representatives defeated the Administration's proposed bailout/buyout plan by 205-228.
In the few minutes after the vote, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 700 points. After attempting a recovery, it fell again in the last hour and… more »
The following is an e-mail I sent to a Republican Congressman who was asking for input on the bailout proposal before today's vote. I have removed the name of the Congressman...
Dear Congressman xxxxx,
My name is Ross Kaminsky. I'm a 21-year veteran… more »
I call it a split-decision for McCain in what was very much a tale of two debates:
see "Split-Decision for McCain", Ross Kaminsky, HumanEvents.com
http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=28748 more »
Liberal special interests have been attempting to paint Senate candidate Bob Schaffer as somehow in the pocket of “big oil”. During these times of $4 gasoline, Schaffer should react to “criticism” of having worked in the energy industry in much the same… more »
When it comes to financial stocks, the government engineered one of the largest, if briefest, short squeezes of all time last Friday by making it illegal to short their shares. It was too late for Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, and AIG as well as the… more »
In a memo released Monday, Colorado's Legislative Council Staff released a memo forecasting a decline of nearly $100 million in the money available for the state government's 2008-09 budget.
And that number masks a worse piece of information within the… more »