Archives for: "May 2011"

Rossputin
05/31/11

Ethanol strategery

(I apologize to those of you who saw this note on Monday. I accidentally broke my own embargo!) It's a tale of two candidates, at this point probably the two men most likely to be the frontrunners in the race for the GOP nomination to run against Presi… more »
Rossputin
05/27/11

Energy myths of the left

From confused "peak oil" theorists to confused Congressmen, it's all but impossible to hear a discussion of US energy policy without hearing the left's tired refrain: "The United States currently uses 25% of the world oil production but has only 2% of… more »
(I think many people have already heard this story; I think too many believe it's true. It's obviously a joke, but what makes it so funny is the more-than-a-grain of truth it contains.) Israeli PM calls for “just solution” to end the conflict. Aboard… more »
Rossputin
05/26/11

Yukon silver

Believe it or not, I'm in the central Yukon today visiting a silver mine that I've invested in.  It's waaaaay out there. (Company web site here.) It's right near this town:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keno_City,_Yukon And here's the Google Maps… more »
Rossputin
05/25/11

NY-26

I woke up this morning to find an e-mail from my father asking my view on the Democrat victory in the special election in New York's 26th Congressional District. This is in the context of my dad's thinking that the Ryan Medicare plan is disastrous… more »
Rossputin
05/24/11

An apology to Scott McInnis

H/T Jen Raiffie I was fairly brutal to Scott McInnis during the 2010 Colorado gubernatorial campaign. To be sure, I wasn't alone, and I did slightly prefer McInnis to Dan Maes even after the news of McInnis' "plagiarism" came to light. In short, I sai… more »
Herman Cain is a self-made black millionaire, perhaps by definition a successful businessman, and an energetic and charismatic figure. These are certainly things to recommend him among the increasingly crowded field of Republican presidential hopefuls.… more »
For a preview of this week's edition of Backbone Radio, please see the Backbone web page here: http://rossputin.com/blog/backbone.php/backbone-radio-may-22-2011 more »
I'll be guest-hosting for Joe Pags on Newsradio 850 KOA from 1 PM to 3 PM today (Saturday, May 21). Please listen in and join the conversation at 303 713 8585. I'll be talking about President Obama's speech, delivered Thursday, on the Middle East, as… more »
H/T Jed Babbin Based on documents received in reponse to a Freedom of Information Act request, the watchdog group Judicial Watch offers evidence that Elena Kagan's involvement in preparing a legal defense of Obamacare should require her to recuse herse… more »

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