by amy | 6:03 pm, December 21, 2012
This editorial from Brian T. Schwartz originally appeared in the Boulder Daily Camera on December 15, 2012.
Many people will uncritically blame fossil fuel use for recent warm weather. But they are blind to how fossil fuels have reduced climate-related deaths since the 1920s. Since then, climate-related death rates have decreased by 98 percent, explains a [...]
by Mike Krause | 2:41 pm, April 3, 2012
Stand your ground laws, water rights, health care cost-shifting, the folly of wind energy tax credits and the Medicaid mandates in Obamacare are all topics of recently published opinion works by Independence Institute writers.
In the Washington Times, research director Dave Kopel debunks some of the myths that have sprung up around ’stand your ground’ laws [...]
by Mike Krause | 10:08 am, June 28, 2011
Independence Institute writers have been a busy crew recently, publishing works on issues that include out-of-control public sector hiring, challenges to Obamacare, Governor Hickenlooper’s poor veto choices, and correcting misinterpretations of the U.S. Constitution. Let’s get to it.
Senior Fellow Fred Holden’s piece on how public sector hiring has dramatically outpaced private sector hiring in [...]
by CTBC Director | 2:23 pm, May 4, 2011
Since publishing an article (”Redistricting versus Reapportionment – the confusion continues“) some two weeks ago clarifying the different constitutional constraints and processes for drawing up Colorado’s Congressional and state legislative district boundaries, Clear The Bench Colorado has received renewed interest and feedback from multiple sources concerning the ongoing developments in each area (including gubernatorial and legislative appointments to the [...]
by Mike Krause | 11:30 am, February 28, 2011
From progressive income taxes to pre-existing conditions and from public sector unions to health care freedom, Independence Institute writers have been a busy bunch as of late. Let’s get to it.
In the Sunday Denver Post perspective page, Independence Institute president Jon Caldara goes toe to toe with Carol Hedges from the Colorado Fiscal Policy [...]
by CTBC Director | 7:20 am, October 18, 2010
Why judicial incumbents Bender, Martinez, and Rice deserve a “NO” vote at the polls
The following commentary was published over the last weekend (in slightly modified form, according to the editorial whims of the various publications) in most of the major newspapers in Colorado:
Denver Post (published Thursday as “You can reject judges“)
Grand Junction Sentinel (published Thursday [...]
- PPC Training for Activists
UPDATE: Something apparently got messed up with the PayPal buttons during this past weekend’s database glitch – fixed now. Yes, it’s that time again — PPC will be conducting training classes for center-right activists on Saturday, April 20 and Saturday, April 27, at Independence Institute in Denver. The tentative class schedule is as follows: Saturday, [...]
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