by Joshua Sharf | 11:38 pm, January 29, 2013
This past Saturday’s Wall Street JournalWeekend Interview was with Uber founder Travis Kalanick (“Travis Kalanick: The Transportation Trustbuster“). Uber allows a customer to summon an otherwise idle limo or SUV, on demand, through a smartphone app. The prices are competitive with town car service, and don’t require pre-arrangement. The article details, in part, Kalanick’s battles [...]
by Brian T. Schwartz | 6:30 am, December 26, 2012
Employees also must undergo training in crisis intervention and hostage situations. And they must use bullets that minimize the risk of ricochet, similar to those carried by air marshals on planes. Continue reading →
by Brian T. Schwartz | 12:05 am, December 19, 2012
There were 18 random mass shootings in the 1980s, 54 in the 1990s, and 87 in the 2000s. Continue reading →
by Jon Caldara | 2:15 pm, November 29, 2012
Its the usual half-hour of public-affairs television excellence on Devil’s Advocate this Friday night, but in two segments. First, Il Mondo Vecchio owner Mark DeNittis sits down with me to describe how the FDA recently put his Denver-based artisan cured meats company out of business. That’s right, two Italian guys talking about sausages. Then Bob [...]
by Jon Caldara | 1:13 pm, November 21, 2012
There are some good reasons to get high on pot.
The Independence Institute held no position on Amendment 64, legalizing recreational marijuana. And I know not everyone is thrilled about Colorado becoming the Amsterdam of America. But like it or not, it is in our state constitution.
So let me throw out this idea – even if [...]
by Joshua Sharf | 4:20 pm, October 16, 2012
We are Orthodox Jews. We keep kosher. And as we all know, kosher meat is expensive. A typical cut of kosher meat is something like twice the price of a comparable non-kosher cut. Ground beef is at $2.49 a pound? Kosher ground beef runs about $4.99 a pound. I just check the price of ribeye. [...]
by Jon Caldara | 11:34 am, October 15, 2012
Last week our Energy Policy Center put on the third in a series of women-only energy debates. This one focused on vehicle regulations (like CAFE standards) and was titled, “Minivans vs. Smart Cars.” As always, it was a great output of high powered intellectual forces, with both sides making excellent points and engaging in an [...]
by Jon Caldara | 10:52 am, October 9, 2012
LADIES! Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday the 10th, for our 3rd women’s energy debate!
TOPIC: Smart Cars vs. Minivans
Ladies debate CAFE standards, smart cars, hybrids and government subsidies. Are higher CAFE standards good for families? Are kids safe in a smart car? Can these products thrive in a free market.
Marita Noon, author of Energy Freedom [...]
In the needed time to comply with ObamaCare regulations each year, the Empire State Building could be constructed 11 times.
by Brian T. Schwartz | 5:30 am, October 2, 2012
Each year, ObamaCare will take American job creators and families nearly 80 million hours to comply with. Continue reading →
by Brian T. Schwartz | 5:30 am, August 2, 2012
A senior U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Colorado issued an order forbidding the government from taking action against a company called Hercules Industries for refusing to provide contraceptive coverage to its employees. Continue reading →keep looking »
- 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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