The 20th Congressional District Gets Interesting

With Kirsten Gillibrand now a Senator, a special election is expected in the 20th congressional district. Governor Paterson should make an announcement soon. The Republicans have a candidate – my friend Jim Tedisco. The Democrats announced Scott Murphy – I was rooting for Tracey Brooks. And making it interesting is my friend Eric Sundwall. Eric ran . . . → Read More: The 20th Congressional District Gets Interesting

Fred Ex and the Problem with John McCain

The Wall Street Journal has a great article this morning about Fred Smith of FedEx, the economy, and John McCain. Smith supports McCain because of four key issues: trade, taxes, energy and health care. I don’t trust McCain on the biggest issue — spending.

Fred Smith is one of the great heroes of the modern US economy. . . . → Read More: Fred Ex and the Problem with John McCain

Ron Paul – Misunderstood in the Wall Street Journal by Randy Barnett

Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal had an opinion piece about Ron Paul, Libertarians, and the war in Iraq. In it, Professor Randy Barnett displays a stunning ignorance of what Ron Paul’s campaign is about.

He identifies Ron Paul as a “libertarian,” and then goes on to discuss libertarian reasons for supporting or opposing the war in Iraq along . . . → Read More: Ron Paul – Misunderstood in the Wall Street Journal by Randy Barnett