Archives for: "November 2011"

Douglas County school choice plan gets national attention

Bob Bowden, the director of the education documentary, The Cartel, is bringing attention to a major school choice battle right here in Colorado -- in Douglas County, to be precise. His organization, Choice Media, has put out a short and informative vid… more »

Get out the butter

I disagree with Jim Antle's take that today's accusations against Herman Cain have not changed the "state of play" very much nor are they likely, thinks Jim, to derail Cain's candidacy. Herman Cain is toast. There is now a fourth accuser against Herman… more »

DNC causing furloughs of non-union workers for convention

In a solid piece of journalism, is reporting that organizers of the Democratic presidential convention which is to be held in Charlotte, NC, are refusing to offer any contracts to non-unionized shops and further are causing the temporary… more »

Got this at the bank

The very nice people at my bank (Advantage Bank in Boulder) know that I like to collect interesting or unusual coins and bills, even if they're really not worth more than their face value. I stopped in to the branch yesterday just to see if they had… more »

Ross in for Joe Pags on KOA tomorrow (Saturday, 11/5)

Tomorrow I'll be guest hosting for Joe Pags on Denver's Newsradio 850 KOA from 1 PM to 4 PM Mountain Time. We'll talk about Occupy Wall Street, and the so-called "99 percent" that they're making so much noise about, and about a more important group: The… more »

Gingrich rises -- to glass ceiling

Yesterday, for the first time since Herman Cain's presidential candidacy began gaining traction in September, Newt Gingrich's betting odds of earning the Republican nomination to run for the presidency have surpassed Cain's. As of this writing (Thursda… more »

Obama: 365 Days and Counting, with Hugh Hewitt and Dennis Prager

Please join me at the Douglas County Events Center at 7 PM on Monday, November 7th for what promises to be a fun, informative, and generally excellent event as News/Talk 710 KNUS presents 365 Days and Counting, with Hugh Hewitt and Dennis Prager. We'll… more »

Haftin' to be uproared

H/T Eric W. I really can't add anything to this except to say that with each passing day, as someone who wants Democrats to do poorly the 2012 elections, I love the Occupy movement... more »

Colorado voters make a stand (mostly)

In the only state-wide tax increase on any state's ballot this year, Colorado voters yesterday offered a resounding "No!". Proposition 103 would have raised the state income tax rate from 4.63 percent to 5 percent, and the state sales tax from 2.9… more »

Bad economists and good capitalists

In the same essay that contains the famous "Broken Window" fallacy, French economist Frédéric Bastiat (1801-1850) cautioned us to consider "That which is seen, and that which is not seen." His words should be required reading for any politician, elected… more »
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