Monthly Archives: December 2009


Enough of the Christmas wars

(’76 Editor) Good news. Death is on defense this week. That’s a big reason for the excitement about Christmas and Hanukkah. It should make these holidays welcome even among people who don’t share the biblical


Foreign–aid scam in climate clothing

(Centennial Fellow) Why have diplomats from the underdeveloped nations of the world been clamoring in Copenhagen for something to be done about global warming? Why did the burned-out Marxists of the world protest in the


A new fan’s Bronco blues

(’76 Contributor) Since moving to Denver from Houston in October, I’ve found it been impossible not to pick up on the love affair this city has with the Broncos. It’s a topic that everyone has


Divided Dems and their schizoid Afghan policy

(Centennial Fellow) In my article on “Afghanistan: The Untold Story” back in May, I noted President Obama’s oft-stated assertion that Afghanistan was the “right war”, the one we “had to win” and commended his decision


Listen Tonight * Governor Candidates 2010

('76 Editor) Tune in tonight, Thursday, Dec. 17 at 7pm on 710 KNUS in Denver and streaming at, when Centennial Institute presents the Republican finalists for Governor of Colorado, Scott McInnis vs Dan Maes.


Anti–Palin writer self–destructs

(’76 Editor) A friend emailed his list praising the Palin putdown article from Tuesday’s Denver Post (“The Sarah: A classic teenage type,” by Mark Moe, see link and full text below.) I found Moe’s patronizing


Is Christmas still relevant?

As Christmas comes, reactions abound. Since the fourth century AD, when Roman Emperor Constantine embraced Christianity, church service attendance in Western Civilization is greatest at Christmas and Easter. Prior to Constantine, Christianity was illegal and


Senate underdogs spin polling their way

(’76 Editor) The emails from two US Senate candidates arrived the same day. First it was Republican Tom Wiens boasting of a new poll that shows he would top both Democrats, Sen. Michael Bennet and