Category: "Colorado Politics"

Don't forget to enter the election prediction contest

Winner gets a copy of "The Law" by Bastiat (pound for pound the best anti-socialism book ever written), bragging rights, and the first (free) beer next time we meet. Read this and then send me your guesses:… more »

Scott Elmore: Free speech in Boulder -- or not

Thanks to reader Scott Elmore for this "guest blog" on the subject of free speech...and how the left seems to have more of it than conservatives do: You've been inundated with political ads, spin on words, and political debate from at least a couple of… more »

Put the correct postage on your mail-in ballot!

It has come to my attention, and slightly to my surprise, that the correct postage for the Colorado mail-in ballot is 61 cents, not the 44 cents required for a standard "first class" letter. Please make sure to put the correct postage on your ballot an… more »

Why I like Tom Tancredo

The Tancredo campaign sent out an e-mail blast this afternoon noting that Tom will be on the Glenn Beck Show, to be aired on Fox Television on Sunday night at 5 PM.  That's fine -- I'm ambivalent about Glenn Beck -- but what really got my attention was T… more »

Ken Buck back on track

H/T WhoSaidYouSaid After a recent slightly bumpy campaign road, Ken Buck is back on track, focusing on what's important in this election.  Buck's message is well and concisely delivered in this 48 seconds of a talk he gave to a group of Republican wome… more »

Markey snarky

Yesterday, as I wasn't making money trading, I was feeling a little bitter and snarky and I took it out on a Betsy Markey campaign operative via an e-mail that she probably won't read anyway.  After re-reading it, I thought it amusing enough to share wit… more »

State Rep Jeanne Labuda lies about co-sponsoring increase in car taxes

I got an interesting press release from the campaign of Danny Stroud who is running for Colorado State House District 1, trying to defeat incumbent Democrat Jeanne Labuda. Here's the short version of the story: As you can see in the video below (or l… more »

Hickenlooper = Obama

I've said repeatedly that John Hickenlooper is just a pasty white version of Barack Obama, and that Coloradoans should have learned enough about what that means in the last two years to have learned not to vote John Hickenlooper into office. More speci… more »

John Andrews worries too much about the GOP

While my radio show partner, John Andrews, as a “party stalwart” and former candidate for governor, has deep knowledge of Colorado politics, he nevertheless overstates the negative ramifications of the rare situation presented by the 2010 Colorado electi… more »

Dean Singleton: I don't know who I'm going to vote for in Senate race

Interestingly, Denver Post Publisher Dean Singleton just said on the Caplis and Silverman radio show that he has not decided who he will vote for in Colorado's US Senate race even though his newspaper endorsed appointed Senator Michael "Who?" Bennet. S… more »