Roy Cordato

Senior Economist and Resident Scholar

Posts by Roy Cordato (page 82)

  • 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
  • The seperation of nuclear power and state

    With all the concerns about the safety of nuclear power and whether or not the US should go forward with plans to expand nuclear power in this country, there is one thing that is going completely unnoted–the nuclear power industry is a creature of the state. Most of the research…
    Roy Cordato, March 16, 2011
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you’d like to see marijuana legalized not to expand individual liberty but so it can be taxed and used as a source of revenue for the state.
    Roy Cordato, March 15, 2011