Category: "Colorado Politics"

Predictions for Colorado primaries

Predictions for tomorrow’s primaries: In Tuesday’s Colorado primaries, we have some very interesting and truly contested contests. I’m going to go with modest longshots in each of my three predictions, in no small part because they’re the outcomes th… more »

Rima Barakat: Anti-semitic anti-American liar

It still stuns me that the Republicans in Colorado's House District 6 were fooled by Rima Barakat. How could someone so hateful of America and Israel possibly be the Republican nominee for anything? more »

To residents of Colorado's 5th Congressional District

Support Jeff Crank in Colorado's Fifth Congressional District Republican primary on Tuesday, August 12th. more »

Schaffer's experience matters

In his posting a couple of days ago, David Sirota offered this comment: "Schaffer has been trying to pretend his career as an oil executive is somehow a political benefit at a time of $4 gas..." While leftists might believe that Schaffer is "pretendin… more »

Exclusive interview: Senator Hank Brown

On Friday I had the privilege of interviewing former Senator Hank Brown. The exclusive interview, although brief, offered some interesting political insights from one of Colorado’s most respected public servants. Most of my conversation with Senator… more »

An unlikely defense of Bob Schaffer

Over at the Schaffer v Udall blog, Ben DeGrow has done a good job laying out the most recent partisan smear against Bob Schaffer from mainstream media: http://schaffervudall.blogspot.com/2008/07/official-documents-refute-naked.html The attack basical… more »

Rima Barakat: Unfit to serve in our state government

Although I’ve known Joshua Sharf from the blogging world for a couple of years, I’ve paid closer attention to his race for the State House of Representatives because of being his replacement here on the Gang of Four. It turns out that the race, especial… more »

Finally a newspaper takes on anti-Schaffer propaganda

It's nobody's fault but ours that so many of our citizens are susceptible to advertising which tries to make someone look bad simply for being part of a particular industry. It would be amusing if it weren't so dangerous to the economy that millions… more »

Bob Schaffer and the real CNMI story, Part 6

This is the sixth in a series of articles responding to three front-page articles in the Denver Post by reporter Michael Riley which attack former Congressman and current Senate candidate Bob Schaffer for a fact-finding trip Schaffer took to the Northern… more »

Bob Schaffer and the real CNMI story, Part 5

This is the fifth in a series of articles responding to three front-page articles in the Denver Post by reporter Michael Riley which attack former Congressman and current Senate candidate Bob Schaffer for a fact-finding trip Schaffer took to the Northern… more »