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Entries from October 2009

Supreme Court’s power grab might backfire

October 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

In an audacious power grab, the Colorado Supreme Court recently embraced, by a 4-3 decision, a judicial doctrine that would relegate the other two branches of government — and the voters — to a perfunctory role. The high court’s activist majority used Lobato vs. State not only to intrude on the legislature’s constitutional authority to [...]

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Health mandate: Kiss your money and your freedom goodbye

October 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Talk about personal responsibility is cheap. Legislating personal responsibility isn’t.  Take the movement to require everyone to purchase government-approved health insurance. If at first this seems like a reasonable requirement necessary to reduce cost shifting by those who do not pay their own fare, then step back and think again.  The damage caused by such [...]

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Something is happening to … Big Government!

October 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Kudos to Rossputin.com for turning up this gem!

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Obama’s dangerously deluded foreign policy

October 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Say what you will about Bill Clinton’s foreign policy shortcomings, but for the most part he had the good sense not to squander Ronald Reagan’s legacy of peace through strength. By contrast, Barack Obama’s foreign policy seems to be predicated on a boundless faith in his own persuasive powers and the naïve notion that our [...]

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