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Goldberg: Progressivism Has No Clothes

July 28th, 2013|

Mixing the funny and the philosophical, columnist Jonah Goldberg’s examination of the loaded phrases and political cliches pervading the current political discourse reveals an ideology, progressivism, “without clothing.” Goldberg described what he called the progressives’ use of […]

Values and compassion embedded in Huckabee’s remarks to WCS

July 28th, 2013|

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee opened his remarks with some light hearted humor about his weekly trip to New York for his Fox News television show. In response to whether or not he would ever consider living in New York, the Former Governor simply said “I’ll consider living in New York, when Mayor Bloomberg will let me duck hunt in Central Park.” Huckabee talked briefly about […]

Barone, Benson, and Ham: Who Owns the Future?

July 27th, 2013|

Building on Friday night’s message of optimism and looking to the future, the morning panel featuring Michael Barone, Guy Benson, and Mary Katherine Ham handicapped the next few election cycles, including important gubernatorial races in […]

Scott Walker Addresses the Western Conservative Summit

July 27th, 2013|

Ron Packard, CEO and Founder of K¹², introduced Friday Night’s keynote speaker for the Western Conservative Summit, Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker.  Recent education initiatives were just one of many examples Walker would touch on […]

Western Conservative Summit Kicks Off

July 26th, 2013|

For the fourth straight year, Colorado’s Centennial Institute is prepared to kick off three days of leading conservative thought. With over 2,000 attendees clamoring to hear Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Mia Love, Allen West and […]

Hickenlooper: the governor that might have been

June 10th, 2013|

John Hickenlooper had a chance to bring a breath of fresh air to the governor’s office.

Imminently likable and with a charmed political career, he could have been the rare maverick moderate Democrat – strong enough and bold enough to be a governor for all Colorado.  He could have been the adult in the room when liberal legislators ran amok on the lunatic fringe. […]

How to run against Hickenlooper

June 2nd, 2013|

(Denver Post, June 2) “Colorado can do better.” Four words, scarcely a sound bite. But if you start hearing them in reference to Gov. John Hickenlooper as 2014 approaches, you’ll know the election is not a walkover for him after all. Because when it comes to policy results from the state’s chief executive, those words are true. […]

Head On TV: Obama Messiah is no more

May 28th, 2013|

A leftist agenda playing loose with the law has cost Obama his messianic aura, says John Andrews in the May round of Head On TV debates. Susan Barnes-Gelt disagrees, blaming the welter of scandals on arrogance at the top and incompetence of underlings. John on the right, Susan on the left, also go at it this month over immigration, school taxes, recall of legislators, and Hickenlooper’s record. Head On has been a daily feature on Colorado Public Television since 1997 and a presentation of Centennial Institute since 2009. Here are all five scripts for May: […]

Ethicist: World doesn't need more Americans

May 22nd, 2013|

“The last thing the world needs is more Americans,” asserted population-control advocate and global-warming worrier Phillip Cafaro in an Issue Monday debate at CCU on May 13.

“No, the best thing the world could have is more Americans,” rejoined his opponent, energy expert and space scientist Robert Zubrin.

The exchange went hot (with heavy CO2 emissions from both debaters) and heavy from there for 90 minutes. […]

CBS, ABC, CNN execs have family ties to Obama aides

May 12th, 2013|

This you can hardly believe.

David Rhodes, president of CBS News, is the brother of Ben Rhodes, Obama’s deputy national security adviser.

Ben Sherwood, president of ABC News, is the brother of Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, Obama’s special assistant. […]