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TABOR bill sponsor responds to constituents and bows out; says he will vote against changes

TABOR bill sponsor responds to constituents and bows out; says he will vote against changes

I have decided to take my name off HB 1187 and will be voting against it.

By Sherrie Peif · March 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Elections, Linda Gorman, Sherrie Peif, TABOR, Taxes, Uncategorized
Senate Bill would equalize funding for charter schools

Senate Bill would equalize funding for charter schools

Proponents say since charter school students are public school students, and they should have equal access to money collected through property taxes.

By Sherrie Peif · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Elections, K-12 Transparancy, Sherrie Peif, Taxes, Uncategorized
Caldara: Counting those “and that’s why Trump won” moments

Caldara: Counting those “and that’s why Trump won” moments

Watching the leftist meltdown following the election is one of the greatest spectacles I’ve ever enjoyed.

By Jon Caldara · January 4, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Jon Caldara, National
File photo - Todd Shepherd

K-12 Education in 2016 both exciting and frustrating at times

“It doesn’t do anything but show the NAACP is out of step with the rest of African Americans in this country who want a good quality education for their students and support charter schools.” — Terrance Carroll.

By Sherrie Peif · December 24, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Elections, K-12 Transparancy, Sherrie Peif, TABOR, Taxes
Fake outrage over Trump’s EPA pick will make matters worse for green groups

Fake outrage over Trump’s EPA pick will make matters worse for green groups

The campaign to block Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt from becoming EPA administrator shows green groups have learned nothing from the 2016 election and still have big problems with blue-collar voters.

By Simon Lomax · December 13, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, National, Politics
Electoral College a check against tyranny of majority rule

Electoral College a check against tyranny of majority rule

Under majority rule, it’s easy for the majority to oppress a minority, regardless of the party in power.

By Barry Fagin · November 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Barry Fagin, Elections, National, Politics
Brophy: Trump’s desire for legacy will shape his presidency

Brophy: Trump’s desire for legacy will shape his presidency

If Trump accomplishes most of the items in his contract with America, his list of accomplishments will exceed any president since FDR. He will be able to run for re-election based on a very impressive record and he will win a landslide.

By Greg Brophy · November 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Politics
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Free advice for Tom Steyer: Go back to California

The California billionaire and anti-fossil fuel activist is bad at politics, plain and simple.

By Simon Lomax · November 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, National, Politics
The closer: Climate crusader Al Gore makes final argument for Democrats in Colorado

The closer: Climate crusader Al Gore makes final argument for Democrats in Colorado

For the left, Al Gore is the perfect surrogate to close out this year’s election in Colorado. He’s national politics, left-wing politics and climate politics all rolled into one.

By Simon Lomax · November 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Criminal Justice, Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, National, Politics
Guest editorial:  Between two flawed candidates, Trump wins on points

Guest editorial: Between two flawed candidates, Trump wins on points

Even though I have my concerns with Trump, he wins on points. The other contender could permanently damage the Republic.

By Barry Farah · November 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, National