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Indignation does little to solve the real problems

The moral indignation expressed by most members of the Democratic Party over the latest episode of looming debt ceiling conflicts is fun to watch. The fabricated anger at GOP insistence on conditioning the habitual increase in the legal federal debt limit on doing something to try to reduce the need for raising it again in a few months makes one wonder if even the kindergarten school of economics has lowered its standards. Continue reading

Head On TV: Unenforceable gun bans solve nothing

Mass killings like the Aurora and the Sikh temple are horrific, but more gun control isn’t the answer, says John Andrews in the August round of Head On TV debates. No, objects Susan Barnes-Gelt, it’s time to curb the NRA’s excessive influence at every level of government. John on the right, Susan on the left, also go at it this month over foreign policy in the presidential race, big money in politics, Denver’s proposed TABOR override, and citizen oversight of the police. Head On has been a daily feature on Colorado Public Television since 1997. Here are all five scripts for August: Continue reading