Author Archives: Thomas Krannawitter

Which candidate for CU Regent would Founders favor?

(CCU Faculty) In a political race that’s been too much under the radar, CU Board of Regents member Steve Bosley is running for statewide re-election, challenged by CU law school prof, Melissa Hart. This race will shape the board that governs the University of Colorado, and the main subject of political dispute is, well, politics, and whether it has any place in higher education.

[Editor: This article first appeared in the Denver Post, Oct. 20 online edition.] Continue reading

This is Constitution Day, but too few care

(From Investor’s Business Daily 9/17) Constitution Day — Sept. 17, the day 39 delegates to the 1787 Philadelphia Convention signed and submitted to Congress (under the Articles of Confederation) a new constitution for consideration — used to be familiar to many Americans. But as the Constitution’s authority has faded in our public life, its birthday has faded too.

Don’t think the authority of the Constitution is ignored? Consider the irony of today, Constitution Day: Continue reading