Category: "Colorado Politics"

Schaffer not exactly 'big oil'

Thanks to the Rocky Mountain News for publishing my opinion piece in their online "Speakout" section. They titled it "KAMINSKY: Schaffer not exactly 'big oil'" (Click on the title to read the article. My regular readers will have seen it on these… more »

Union bagmen going after Bob Schaffer

A new ad by a group which claims to be interested in campaign finance reform attempts to reignite the non-issue of Bob Schaffer’s fact-finding trip to the Marianas Islands in 1999. The group, Campaign Money Watch is funded by unions and acts on their… more »

Bob Schaffer and the real CNMI story, Part 10

This is the tenth installment in a series of articles responding 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 9

This is the ninth in a series of articles responding 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 Marianas Islands… more »

Bob Schaffer and the real CNMI story, Part 8

This is the eighth in a series of articles responding 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 Marianas Islands… more »

Bob Schaffer and the real CNMI story, Part 7

This is the seventh in a series of articles responding 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 Marianas Islands… more »

Udall is empty of economic intellectual ammunition

The following letter to the editor is in response to an article in the Pueblo Chieftain called "Udall, Schaffer at odds over buyout package" To the Editor: Every time I read more of Mark Udall’s economic idiocy, I wonder – especially during such… more »

Schaffer's energy experience a major plus

Liberal special interests have been attempting to paint Senate candidate Bob Schaffer as somehow in the pocket of “big oil”. During these times of $4 gasoline, Schaffer should react to “criticism” of having worked in the energy industry in much the same… more »

Colorado's coming budget crisis and our own Sergeant Schultz

In a memo released Monday, Colorado's Legislative Council Staff released a memo forecasting a decline of nearly $100 million in the money available for the state government's 2008-09 budget. And that number masks a worse piece of information within the… more »

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… more »