Category: "Colorado Politics"

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 »

Anti-Gun Democrats Recalled in Colorado

As one Twitter user put it, “Big Gulp THAT, Mayor Bloomberg!” Despite hundreds of thousands of out-of-state dollars, including a reported $350,000 from the nanniest of the nanny-staters, poured into defending two Democratic Colorado state senators in… more »

Apply for the Leadership Program of the Rockies

Participating in the Leadership Program of the Rockies (LPR) is, without exaggeration, one of the best decisions I've ever made. I'm sorry I didn't post this earlier, but there are still a couple of days left to apply to be in the 2013-2014 LPR class… more »

Colorado Emerging Issues Forum, Saturday, 9/7/13

If you're in or near Denver, I hope you'll consider attending the Heartland Institute's Colorado Emerging Issues Forum on Saturday, September 7th. Great speakers, outside-the-box thinking, and a bargain at $50 including breakfast and lunch! More here:… more »

For Democrats, turnout trumps honesty

In Colorado, the results of Democrats valuing election “turnout” over electoral honesty — or even common sense — are becoming clear. Among the many mindless laws passed on party-line votes during Colorado’s recent hyper-partisan legislative session —… more »
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