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Entries from May 2007


May 25th, 2007 · Comments Off

Immigration bill not ready for prime timeCharles KrauthammerThis is amnesty — and I would be all in favor of it if I believed in the border enforcement mechanisms in this bill. If these are indeed the last illegal immigrants to come in, let us generously and humanely take them out of the shadows. But if [...]

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‘Ordinary Coloradans’ can’t afford this kind of help

May 21st, 2007 · Comments Off

The bad economist sees only what immediately strikes the eye; the good economist looks beyond. – Henry Hazlitt. When Democrats at the State Capitol trumpeted their successes on behalf of "ordinary Coloradans" recently, I couldn’t help but reflect on this key point from Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson. The way top Democrats tell it, we [...]

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Hillman tells GOP faithful, ‘Don’t forget our mission’

May 14th, 2007 · No Comments

The Mountain Mail (Salida)Monday, May 14, 2007 If Republicans want to win the House back, they need to hold fast to Republican ideals and fight corruption within the party. Former Colorado Senate Majority Leader Mark Hillman made the remarks Saturday night during the Chaffee County Republicans annual Lincoln Day Dinner.

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Must Reads for May

May 10th, 2007 · No Comments

Was Osama Right?Bernard Lewis, Wall Street JournalIslamists always believed the U.S. was weak. Recent political trends won’t change their view. Lack of money does not cause schools’ problemsRobert Hardaway, Rocky Mountain NewsExpenditures on public schools in the U.S. exceed those of any other country on earth. Since 1970, teacher salaries have exploded 18 percent in [...]

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