Helen Raleigh, Centennial Institute fellow in immigration policy, pressed the argument for simplifying US entry visas in a letter published by the Wall Street Journal on Dec. 11. The Chinese-born businesswoman, who attained American citizenship in 2013 after a 17-year slog through the system, recently Continue reading
Illegal border-crossing and visa-jumping by countless immigrants, leading to the current showdown between President Obama and Congress, results partly from structural flaws in America’s legal immigration process — and won’t ultimately be solved until that process is rethought and simplified. This is the argument from Continue reading
Colorado’s legalization of optional (miscalled “recreational”) marijuana is a dangerous experiment at young people’s expense, requiring damage control measures by state and local government as soon as possible. That’s the conclusion Continue reading
When Centennial Institute invited young conservatives to a leadership conference at CCU last month, chaired by radio host Hugh Hewitt, 123 came from 17 states. Continue reading
Weld County, big, oil-rich, and self-confident, the birthplace of last year’s secession movement, still wants bragging rights over its neighbors, even though voters squelched the 51st state idea. That’s the implication of a research report Continue reading
Editor: Bob Cote’ founded Step 13 in Denver in 1983 as a tough-love answer to alcohol and drug abuse for men who were throwing their lives away with addiction as he himself had almost done. He saved many hundreds of lives over the next 30 years, along the way garnering honors from the White House, Continue reading
A third of a million Coloradans who have shown little interest in voting will get ballots in the mail this month anyway, teeing up a big pool of low-information voters for manipulation by Democrats and expanding the opportunities for election fraud.
The trigger for this was House Bill 1303, enacted last spring, which not only provides for same-day voter registration, but also requires election officials to reclassify Continue reading