Archives for: February 2013

Stocks Support Sequester

Judging from the stock market, Republicans should keep doing exactly what they’re doing when it comes to the sequester. Well, almost exactly: it would be better if they didn’t implicitly buy into any of the Obama administration’s sky-is-falling rhetoric… more »

Mike Coffman Gets It

As a Republican member of Congress whose mixed-in-every-way Colorado district includes Aurora, suburbs of Denver, and a large Air Force Base, Mike Coffman has long argued that the nation must make cuts in the Defense Department budget. This week,… more »

Ground Zero for Gun Control

Colorado, the site of the Columbine and Aurora mass shootings, is now ground zero in the national debate over “gun control.” Last Friday, the State House of Representatives — controlled by Democrats after yet another dismal election showing by the GOP… more »

Deep Thoughts

A little irony: Last night, while much of America was watching Barack Obama spew his usual statist drivel, I was at the Pepsi Center watching The Who in concert, hearing Roger Daltry sing "Won't Get Fooled Again." A little stupidity: I ordered some… more »

Hypocrites for Hagel

It is rarely a productive exercise to accuse Democratic politicians of hypocrisy. After all, they so rarely campaign on principles that there is seldom an opportunity to notice when they violate the few principles they claim to hold dear. The… more »

2013 Leadership Program of the Rockies Annual Retreat

The Leadership Program of the Rockies Annual Retreat, which I’ll be attending for the 8th year in a row in late February at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, is always one of the highlights of my year. Full of lovers of liberty, and packed full… more »

Manipulate This (Obama Skeet Shooting)

The Obama administration released a photo of President Obama shooting skeet, although you can't actually see what he's shooting at. They added a rather amusing warning to the photo release: This official White House photograph is being made available… more »

Amnesty Versus Bigotry

It has recently become fashionable in conservative circles to attack Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” for putting forward a framework of principles for reform of America’s broken immigration system. The critiques from… more »