Category: "Colorado Politics"

How Colorado public school teachers can get a refund from the CEA

Thanks to Ben DeGrow for bringing this to my attention. In the following video, public school teacher Michael Alcorn explains how public school teachers can claim a refund of the $39 that the Colorado public school teachers' union collects each year… more »

Obama's coal threat aimed straight at Colorado and other swing states

An interview of Barack Obama in January was just unearthed in which Obama expresses his desire to bankrupt the coal industry. This is a massive threat not just to the cost of energy in America but also to the economies of several states, including… more »

Rossputin's election survey

If you haven't already participated, I'd like to ask you to take my election survey. If you're not from Colorado (or you're from Colorado but not paying close attention), feel free to skip the last 3 or 4 questions. Modification from the initial post:… more »

Schaffer stomps Udall on economics

How can anybody who cares about the economy, which is obviously by far the most important issue of this election, vote for Mark Udall? Congressman Udall has no understanding of economics, and almost everything he thinks he knows is wrong. Bob Schaffer… more »

Are Democrats too confident in Colorado?

For my thoughts on the closing days of the two competitive Congressional races in Colorado, please see my article at Human Events: Colorado Races Still in Republican Reach http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=29182 I note that just this morning… more »

You know the unions are desperate when...

I have rarely heard such despicable lies in political ads as those ads running against Colorado Amendments 47 and 49, the former being "Right to Work" (i.e. not to have to be a union member or pay union dues to get any particular job) and the latter… more »

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 »