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Michael Barone’s prepared remarks for the Western Conservative Summit

Michael Barone, senior political analyst for The Washington Examiner and co-author of The Almanac of American Politics, participated Saturday in the Western Conservative Summit panel discussion titled, “Who owns the future?”

Below are remarks Barone prepared for the event, Continue reading

Head On TV: Sheriff Obama? Not so much

The President has failed on national security and can’t credibly campaign as a tough guy, says John Andrews in the May round of Head On TV debates. Just the opposite, replies Susan Barnes-Gelt: in eliminating bin Laden and removing Qadhafi, Obama has proved the strongest commander-in-chief since FDR. John on the right, Susan on the left, also go at it this month over Romney’s chances, Denver’s budget woes, and how to help the homeless. Continue reading

Head On TV: Desperate Obama turns to class warfare

Obama’s class warfare theme, learned from Alinsky and abetted by the Occupy Wall Street movement, won’t save him in 2012, says John Andrews in the October round of Head On TV debates. Don’t underestimate its Main Street appeal, replies Susan Barnes–Gelt. John on the right, Susan on the left, also go at it this month over No Child Left Behind, the GOP presidential contenders, the PERA pension fund, and Aurora’s lavish land development subsidies. Head On has been a daily feature on Colorado Public Television since 1997, with sponsorship by Centennial Institute since 2009. Here are all five scripts for October: Continue reading