Newsletters

Newsletter 93 - Spring 2019

HIGHLIGHTS: The ancient Greeks used to consult the Delphi oracle about future events. Now it’s public opinion surveys, which may seem more reliable but can be thrown off by skewed samples, asking the wrong questions, etc. We present a classic example of botched polling and recent surveys re presidential approval, Socialism, and global warming. See also a report on a big bank closing accounts of certain Trump supporters and a Prager University video about Alexander Hamilton. Read More...

Newsletter 92 - Winter 2018

HIGHLIGHTS: America’s political/business/intellectual “elite” has been operating in “resistance” mode ever since Donald Trump was elected president. The current economic outlook is uncertain, no progress has been made on the fiscal problem or illegal immigration, and a partial government shutdown is in process. We the People should demand better! Also reported are some government policy ideas for Delaware. Read More...

Newsletter 91 - Fall 2018

HIGHLIGHTS: Mid-term election campaigns don’t typically shed much light on policy issues, but perhaps things will work differently this year. In the spirit of promoting rational debate, we present a series of policy issues – deficits & debt, taxes, healthcare, renewable energy, and immigration – noting conflicting views and offering SAFE's perspective. Read More...

Newsletter 90 - Summer 2018

HIGHLIGHTS: (1) SAFE applauds decision to cancel most of the Senate’s 4-week recess in August. (2) We submitted feedback and suggestions to the members of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (plus several letters to decision-makers on other subjects). (3) Retired Major William Farley spoke to the RMLC on outreach to veterans in Delaware. (4) Speaking to the same group, GOP State Chair Michael Harrington offered reflections on the Delaware political scene, past and current. (5) Suzie Dickson reviews a book that attempted to interpret an 18th Century work by Adam Smith but fell short of the original. Read More...

Newsletter 89 - Spring 2018

“See something, say something” covers SAFE’s individualized letters to some key players (5 Republicans, 3 Democrats) in the Feb/March budget negotiations. Other stories: (A) “Misguided renewable energy plan”; (B) “Costly fuel cells”; and (C) “In his own words” (a review of Scalia Speaks).


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