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Peter Blake, newsman & patriot: 1936-2016

Sad farewell to another great Coloradan in a year that has seen too many such deaths. My friend Peter Blake, political writer at the old Rocky Mountain News for almost 40 years, lost his battle

5 reasons ColoradoCare must be defeated in November

(By Evan Verbal, ’76 Scholar) On November 8, 2016 citizens of Colorado will have the chance to approve or oppose Amendment 69, an amendment to the state Constitution that would ratify universal health care for Colorado.

Amendment 69 – “ColoradoCare”

(By Charles J. Patricoff, '76 Contributor) This article is written for my friends, neighbors, associates, and family members who are voting citizens of Colorado.  Earlier this year I learned and wrote about a potential amendment to the

Embracing ObamaCare caused Colorado budget crunch

(By Mark Hillman) The newest dubious justification for weakening Colorado's limits on government spending is "our aging population." The spending lobby seeks to frighten senior citizens by telling them that the Taxpayers Bill of Rights

Rumblings of revolution in Colorado

(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

TABOR: Keeping Colorado’s spending in check

(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 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