Tom Power

Commentary - July 1, 2013
9:57 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Obama’s Climate Change Impact Test for the Keystone Pipeline

Both the proponents and opponents of the Keystone Pipeline were encouraged by President Obama’s recent statement that he would approve that pipeline as long as it did not “exacerbate” greenhouse gas emissions.

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Commentary June 3, 2013
9:53 am
Tue June 4, 2013

The Right to Bear Arms Against the Government

One of the interesting under-currents in the great American gun debate goes well beyond the right to self-defense against attacks on our person, family, or home. Instead it focuses on the need for the population to be significantly armed so that it can effectively rebel against a government that has become authoritarian and threatens our basic democratic rights and liberties.

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Commentary aired May 20, 2013
2:57 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Government and the Decline in Violence

One source of the split among Americans on the issue of gun control has its roots in fundamentally different judgments about the legitimacy, trustworthiness, and reliability of government.

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