Archives for: November 2010

The source of union funding...

Cartoon by Mike Lester, Rome News-Tribune, Rome, GA   SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title : 'The source of union funding...', url : 'http://www.rossputin.com/blog/index.php/the-source-of-union-funding'},… more »

Join me tonight at Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) at Old Chicago in Lakewood

Please join me and Ryan Call (Chairman of the Denver GOP) as we’re the invited guests to speak at and, more importantly, speak with the Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour group this evening. The event is at Old Chicago, 145 Union Blvd,… more »

Backbone Radio, November 14, 2010: Deficits, free trade, and the utter failure of government

Throughout the past several months of intense politics, economics has gotten the short shrift in most media, perhaps including Backbone Radio.  Of course, the focus on politics during one of the most important and interesting political seasons of my… more »

When the Federal Reserve becomes a political problem

As I read various articles, such as this one in the Denver Post, about the G-20 meeting in Seoul, one thing which continues to strike me is the presence of the Federal Reserve in the news reports, more specifically the comments by many of our trading… more »

The first output from Obama's Fiscal Commission is a pleasant surprise

[Update: The Cato Institute’s Dan Mitchell thinks this document is a “center-left” proposal designed to get Republicans to agree to tax increases. See Dan’s take here:… more »

2010 Election contest results

Although not 100% of the votes are counted and there are still 9 House races left to be decided around the nation, I can’t find a scenario in which the winner of the Election Prediction Contest will change. So, allow me to offer my congratulations… more »

Dan Mitchell debunks Obamanomics

The Cato Institute’s Dan Mitchell adds to his excellent video series with this fundamental explanation of why everything important that Obama’s economists say is wrong. It’s about 9 minutes long…and well worth your time:… more »

Don Boudreaux on how government should be pro-business

I realize that many readers of these pages already get Don Boudreaux’s excellent near-daily e-mails.  (And if you don’t but would like to, please let me know and I’ll get you added.)  Occasionally, one of Don’s notes is so good… more »

Just when you thought MSNBC couldn't get any more anti-American

H/T Mike R. Former CNBC, now MSNBC, talking head Dylan Ratigan actually pretends to have a serious discussion – and agreement – with radical leftist cartoonist (yes, cartoonist) Ted Rall about whether violent revolution might be appropriate… more »

Don't play into the climate alarmists' hands by using their language

[Update: A different version of these thoughts has been published at the Media Malpractice web page of the National Review Institute: http://nrinstitute.org/mediamalpractice/?p=1116] Following is a letter I sent to the Washington Times in response to a… more »
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