Roy Cordato

Senior Economist and Resident Scholar

Posts by Roy Cordato (page 82)

  • Why I am not (and never will be) a Republican–reason #HB495

    As Daren notes in his post below 3 of the 4 sponsors of this special interest legislation–a bill that will have absolutely no environmental benefits but will impose additional costs on consumers–are Republicans. They are Ruth Samuelson, Tom Murry, and Tim Moffitt. The more things change the more…
    Roy Cordato, March 30, 2011
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …the following phrases have suddenly disappeared from your lexicon (and your bumpers). No Blood for Oil! War is not the answer (or the related) If war is the answer you’re asking the wrong question. Who would Jesus bomb? Drop names not bombs Give peace a…
    Roy Cordato, March 29, 2011
  • This is the best explanation of “hide the decline” I have seen

    This is why the Michael Mann’s “Hockey Stick” graph is a fraud.
    Roy Cordato, March 25, 2011
  • Progressive economic analysis 101

    Force a wealth transfer from Peter to Paul, ignore all impacts on Peter, and call it wealth creation.
    Roy Cordato, March 25, 2011
  • Libya is Obama’s war

    Libya is Obama’s war, end of story. The representatives of the people had no say. Ben Stein, someone who I typically disagree with, tells why: Where did Mr. Obama get the authority to commit United States forces to war in Libya? There was no declaration of war. There was…
    Roy Cordato, March 22, 2011
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you feel moral outrage over illegitimate and unconstitutional wars, unless they’re started by a Democrat president.
    Roy Cordato, March 22, 2011
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you realized a long time ago that logic was not your strong suit and decided that the best way to achieve your goals was to use demagoguery, innuendo, and personal attacks instead. In other words, you’re a person who recognizes your limitations and learns to work around them. I can…
    Roy Cordato, March 18, 2011