Category: "Colorado Politics"

Thoughts on Primary Election results

For my thoughts on Colorado's Republican primary election for governor, as well as on the Oklahoma Senate primary and the Mississippi Senate runoff, please see my article for the American Spectator here:… more »

Changing Immigration Politics in Colorado

Congressman Cory Gardner (R-CO) tells a personal story: “I was visiting a high school in Kit Carson, Colorado when a young woman came up to me asking about in-state tuition for non-citizens. ‘I’m graduating at the top of my high school class, but my… more »

Mark Udall's Corrupt Keystone Bargain

At least that's how the folks at American Commitment put it. While I don't think attacks based on mysterious unknown billionaires are particularly effective, the new ad from American Commitment arguing that Colorado Senator Mark Udall has sold out… more »

Finally Ending Photo Radar in Colorado?

Here in Colorado, Republican state senator Scott Renfroe is taking his third shot at banning photo speed cameras and photo red light cameras. In large part due to Democrats' concerns with privacy following the revelations about NSA spying, Renfroe now… more »

Colorado school choice case reaches state Supreme Court

As education scholars at AEI put it, Douglas County, Colorado is the "most interesting school district in America" as it "tests the limits of education reform." And like any good reforms, Douglas County's revolutionary changes (which are likely… more »

Cory Gardner's Decision Changes Everything

An earthquake hit Colorado politics on Wednesday afternoon, and the tremors are being felt in Washington, D.C. Rep. Cory Gardner, a second-term Republican from the small town of Yuma on Colorado’s eastern plains, announced (or at least it was reported… more »

Stop CO Dems from Stealing Elections

What if one day you learned that your taxes had been raised in an election you didn’t hear about, which was conducted by a private company, without any Secretary of State oversight, without any clear rules, without signature verification being required… more »

Paul Lundeen for Colorado House

In the race for Colorado's 19th House District (much of El Paso County's area, including the town of Monument and the eastern two-thirds of the county), I offer my strongest endorsement to Paul Lundeen, whom I've known for about a decade as a man of… more »

Colorado high school shooter was a liberal

I'm not attributing the Arapahoe High School shooter's motivation to his political beliefs, but you should know in case somebody tries to blame this horrific situation on "conservatives" that the shooter was a liberal who, in social media, attacked… more »

Tax Hikes and Secession aka "Just Say No!" (2013 Colorado Election Thoughts)

Much of the out-of-state attention paid to Colorado in Tuesday night’s elections was in regard to the fundamentally unrealistic ballot measures in 11 counties to secede from the state and create a 51st state called North Colorado. To be more precise: Th… more »
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