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Will he use Trumped-up Colorado lies as excuse for third-party run?

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Colorado, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Colorado is getting falsely smeared by Trump’s lies repeated by a lazy and ignorant media. “They (the party establishment) took the votes away from the people in Colorado” he raves. Is Trump [...]

Rumblings of revolution in Colorado

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Colorado, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Ellen Densmore, '76 Scholar) The Centennial State is declaring a revolution to overthrow establishment politicians, liberal values, and the entitlement mindset that is the foundation of socialism. In their place, constitutional conservatism is rising, coupled [...]

Golden Goose? Liberals are determined to kill the Golden State

By |April 6th, 2016|Categories: America, Colorado, Conservatives, Culture Wars, Economics, Economics & business, Education, Elections, Events, Eye On Politics, Family, Government, Ideas, Legislature, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Policy, Pop Culture, Uncategorized, Values, Western Civilization|Tags: , |

(By Publius, '76 Contributor) In 2006, my wife and I made the best decision of our lives: We left my home state of California. At the time, we understood that it was probably forever, and [...]

TABOR: Keeping Colorado’s spending in check

By |February 8th, 2016|Categories: Colorado, Politics|Tags: , , |

(By Evan Verbal, ’76 Scholar) “The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that Government spends too much." -Ronald Reagan As Coloradans, we love our state and we want our [...]

Let’s be the Backbone State

By |January 18th, 2016|Categories: Books, Colorado|Tags: , , , , |

  (By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) What’s a state? For starters, an expanse of territory, a resident population, and a sovereign government. But there’s a lot more, when you think about it […]

Let’s Make Our Country Better

By |January 7th, 2016|Categories: Colorado, Colorado Christian University, Conservatives, Students|

I believe we can create a better country if more conservative women are in leadership positions and active in their communities. 10 years from now - I would like key leaders in our political systems [...]

What if it’s not possible to be both a good Muslim and a good American?

By |January 3rd, 2016|Categories: America, Books, Colorado, Conservatives, Ideas, Islam, Jihad, National Security|Tags: , , , |

  (By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) Can a good Muslim be a good American? Brian, a constitutional scholar, put the question to Michael, a national security expert, […]

Book: What happened to America’s backbone?

By |December 15th, 2015|Categories: America, Books, Colorado, Ideas, Politics, Values|Tags: , |

John Andrews, former president of the Colorado Senate and director of Centennial Institute since its founding seven years ago, marks his transition to the new role of Centennial policy fellow in American thought with publication of an essay collection about what he calls “America’s backbone crisis.” […]

Embrace goods made by inmates

By |November 19th, 2015|Categories: Colorado, Economics, Economics & business, Opinion, programs|Tags: , , , , |

A hand-braided black, white and red bridle with tassels and glass rosettes was one of my dad’s favorite antiques, both for its artistry and its history. Sometime in the early 20th century, an inmate in a Colorado penitentiary in Cañon City worked strands of stiff horsehair into a work of art. […]

Will union lies squash successful Colorado education reforms?

By |October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Colorado, Education, Elections, Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) Colorado teachers unions are working hard to erase the gains in student achievement that parents want by trying to defeat reform-minded Douglas and Jefferson County school board members in upcoming elections with national implications for educational transformation. […]