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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

Think again: High noon lessons for America’s lawmakers

With several political climaxes looming, it serves to recall “High Noon” starring Gary Cooper as Will Kane, the beleaguered marshal who single-handedly confronts paroled murderer Frank Miller and his gang. As civil society’s elected protector,

Amendment 66 would waste your tax dollars

Referendum C set TABOR’s tax baseline at the highest amount collected between 2005 to 2010. Ref C’s big-spending advocates promised that its tax burden would last only five years. But Coloradans still pay $1 billion

Desperately wanting to matter

On a glorious springtime visit to San Francisco — where the “if it feels good do it” culture is reflected in the bumper sticker “Your body may be a temple, but mine’s an amusement park”

Recall earthquake: How far-reaching?

(Centennial Fellow) After the stunning recall of two Democrat state senators who led the legislature’s lurch to the loony left, maybe there’s still hope for freedom in Colorado after all – but only if more

Against a congressional OK to strike Syria

The President should be commended for following the Constitutional order and referring questions of initiating hostilities to the Congress.  Congress – and the nation – will have a debate.  Let’s be clear: The United States