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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

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A Jurist For All Seasons

[By Publius, '76 Blog contributor] “We are a nation of laws, not men.” – John Adams, 1770 Antonin Scalia has died, and with him, a major rampart of constitutional jurisprudence has been lost. The longest

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I Have a Dream

(By Ellen Densmore, 1776 Student Scholar) Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy. Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path

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To whom be the thanks?

(’76 Contributor) The Grim Reaper once chased me across Arkansas in a dark rainstorm into the arms of an angel.I was driving alone to Atlanta to deliver my old car

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Top 10 moments of the 2014 Western Conservative Summit

“The last bastion of freedom.”  “The greatest nation in the history of mankind.” Passionate, patriotic speakers at the 2014 Western Conservative Summit used these terms to describe “America at it’s best,” the theme of the

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