Archives for: February 2010

A few thoughts on Obama's "Debt Commission"

I'm participating in the Leadership Program of the Rockies' Annual Retreat today, so for today's  intellectual ammunition I offer you my initial thoughts on Obama's "Debt Commission" as written for Human Events earlier this week: http://www.humanevents… more »

Democrats' remarkable reconciliation hypocrisy

The video below is making its way around the Internet, showing Democrat Senators railing against a plan by Republicans during the Bush Administration to use the "nuclear option" in order to get votes through the Senate with a simple majority rather than… more »

Differing views on who "won" the health-care summit

The editors at Americans for Limited Government argue that Republicans basically won yesterday's confrontation with Barack Obama:http://blog.getliberty.org/default.asp?Display=2064 And over at the American Spectator, Quin Hillyer suggests that the very… more »

Public-Sector Unions: The Fourth Rail of Politics

I'm participating in the Leadership Program of the Rockies Annual Retreat today, so I won't be writing about yesterday's health care summit.  I'm sure plenty of other people will have covered that Kabuki more than adequately. But not too many people ar… more »

ObamaCare's last stand arrives today

For about six hours today, Republicans will sit down with Barack Obama and representivatives of the administration as Democrats try to fool the public into supporting the shoving of ObamaCare down our throats.  It's a meeting fraught with peril for Repub… more »

Stimulus II (by any other name): the definition of insanity

Albert Einstein is frequently quoted a saying that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.  Americans would do well to remember this appropriate aphorism when you hear President Obama, Harry… more »

NPR reports on American hypersensitivity -- now found online

I heard a story on NPR's "All Things Considered" the other day which left me shaking my head, not because the story was about something important but because the story could have been considered newsworthy. Here's a  link to the NPR story: Concerns O… more »

Grading Obama's first year in office (CBS online poll)

Let the folks over at CBS know what you think: http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2010/01/19/politics/politicalhotsheet/entry6116297.shtml?tag=%20stack more »

Internet Radio, the Logitech Transporter, Music Vault, and more...

I'm going to take a few moments away from discussions of political economy to talk about something completely different: Internet radio and my awesome new toy from Logitech: the Transporter.   more »

Is the Tea Party movement racist?

During my appearance on KBDI television's "Studio 12" program last week to discuss the Tea Party movement, the subject came up briefly during the show (and again after the show while we were talking with the moderator, Tamara Banks) of why there were so… more »
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