(’76 Editor) Don’t buy the false narrative that three reformers on the five-member Jefferson County School Board set off the uproar last weekend […]
(Centennial Fellow) File this one under, let’s see… hoisted on one’s own petard… or when the chickens come home to roost… or wonderful in theory but not in practice.
We have seen many far left Progressives (excuse the redundancy) who have been forced to believe in dogma which cannot not work in practice. Suddenly, they find they cannot keep their own doctor […]
Recent local elections and policy shifts in Colorado and across the nation are reflective of some worldwide trends in educational choice that are often unknown or ignored in the United States. […]
The crushing defeat of Amendment 66 was a seismic event in Colorado politics that will also reverberate nationally. By virtue of its size, audacity, and above all its setting, Amendment 66 was a potential template for those committed to growing government and redistributing wealth. As noted by 66 opponent Kelly Maher of Coloradans for Real Education Reform Colorado, Amendment 66 could answer a question long-posed by liberal political strategists across the country: “How do you sell a massive tax increase?” […]
The vagaries of deadlines and publishing dates are such that columnists in newspapers such as this one are often at a disadvantage. As I write this, I have no way of knowing how various school board elections turned out. Be that as it may, it’s a topic that cries out for comment. […]
Route 66 is a famous highway; Amendment 66 is a fiscal dead end, taking over a billion dollars yearly in new state taxes. Here are three strikes against #66 almost no one knows. […]
Referendum C set TABOR’s tax baseline at the highest amount collected between 2005 to 2010. Ref C’s big-spending advocates promised that its tax burden would last only five years. But Coloradans still pay $1 billion each year. […]
University of Colorado Regent James E. Geddes appeared on a Western Conservative Summit panel on Saturday, titled, “Self-Government or Serfdom? Education in Crisis.” Below are his remarks, as prepared: […]
After a moving speech by Mia Love, encouraging insights from Governor Mike Huckabee, and a profound expose of the left’s moral bankruptcy by Bill Whittle, Colonel Allen West took the stage to bring the fourth annual Western Conservative Summit to a close. The former Florida U.S. Representative touched on the topics that had been echoed throughout the weekend by such speakers as KT McFarland, Jonah Goldberg, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and others.
“So here we are, on the Lord’s Day, committed to the timeless principles of conservatism that have made us, America, the envy of the world,” West began. His remarks were […]