Articles by Joshua Sharf

How relevant are Tea Parties to GOP?

Friday, April 17th, 2009

What next? The Tea Party movement is simply not going to be co-opted by the Republican Party. It’s not a creation thereof, (more…)

RMN, RIP: What a loss

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

E. W. Scripps has announced that Friday will be the last day of publication for the Rocky Mountain News. This is a sad day (more…)

Opportunities abound in Rocky sale

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

As by now everyone knows, the Rocky Mountain News has been put on the block, This at a time when the Tribune Company (more…)

Colorado pension plan in trouble

Monday, December 1st, 2008

As some of you may have heard, PERA, Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement program, has got a little problem. (more…)

Coloradans leaned right on ballot issues

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

While the Colorado losses by Schaffer and McCain are disappointing, we fared better on a number of statewide ballot issues. (more…)

Economic cold shower

Friday, October 10th, 2008

One of the villains of Amity Shlaes’s The Forgotten Man is uncertainty. Markets hate nothing more than uncertainty, (more…)

Light at end of FasTracks tunnel?

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Nope, it’s really the headlight on an oncoming train. RTD admits it won’t be able to finish FasTracks without a tax increase, (more…)

Flat no on Ref O

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Without question Colorado’s constitution has suffered from various inconsistent amendments. The primary argument (more…)

Honor the 9/11 fallen by winning

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

The further we get from September 11, the harder it is to write about. Of course, we continue to honor the first responders (more…)

Health care: What we can do

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

The problems with our health care system stem not from too many market forces, but from too little. (more…)

Whig moment approaching for GOP?

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Why does a political party exist? To win elections? Or to promote ideas? The fact is, the Republican Party has ceased to do (more…)