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Ben Carson, the Tim Tebow of American Politics

By |February 13th, 2016|Categories: America, Christianity, Conservatives, constitution, Culture Wars, Elections, Eye On Politics, Government, Ideas, Liberty, Miscellaneous, Opinion, People, Policy, Politics, Pop Culture, Religion, Republicans, Uncategorized, Values, Western Civilization|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

[By Publius, '76 Blog contributor] I like Dr. Ben Carson. He seems like a wonderful man, and I was even fortunate enough to meet him in passing once and shake his hand. By all accounts, [...]

Publius #3 – Our Factious Nature

By |January 31st, 2016|Categories: America, Conservatives, constitution, Culture Wars, Economics, Eye On Politics, Government, History, Ideas, Law, Leadership, Liberty, Media, Opinion, Policy, Politics, Republicans, Uncategorized, Values|

“The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man; and we see them everywhere brought into different degrees of activity, according to the different circumstances of civil society. A zeal for [...]

Publius #2 – No Angels Among Us

By |January 30th, 2016|Categories: America, Conservatives, constitution, Culture Wars, Elections, Events, Eye On Politics, Government, History, Ideas, Justice, Leadership, Liberty, Opinion, Policy, Politics, Republicans, Uncategorized, Values|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature, that such devices should be [...]

How Obamacare hurts rural America

By |August 30th, 2015|Categories: Health, Policy|Tags: , , , , |

(By David Hancock, ’76 Contributor) How has Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act of 2010, impacted your personal health care choices? When you ask that complex question, you’ll get a very complex answer depending on who you speak with.  If it’s someone in a rural area, don’t expect happy talk. […]

Liberal front group rolls out ‘Taxing a Better Colorado’ scheme

By |August 25th, 2015|Categories: Colorado, constitution, Policy, Taxes & TABOR|Tags: , , , , |

(By John Andrews, ’76 Editor) Soothing rhetoric and high-minded goals characterized the Sunday Denver Post lead story on a new, prestigious, ostensibly bipartisan group called Building a Better Colorado. […]

Invasion of the city dwellers: Coming to your neighborhood

By |August 1st, 2015|Categories: Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) If you worked hard to raise your family in a lovely home in a nice, safe, middle-class suburb, don’t get too comfortable in your hammock. Obama’s Housing and Urban Development [...]

Obama’s failed war on poverty

By |June 13th, 2015|Categories: Economics, Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In his bow to holding a “conversation” about the poor, supported by two other progressives at liberal Georgetown University against one lone conservative, President Barack Obama’s big idea was to “invest” more to combat poverty, [...]

Are PERA and TABOR on a collision course?

By |April 26th, 2015|Categories: Colorado, Policy|Tags: , , , , |

Absent changes to the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association, PERA, or Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights, TABOR, Colorado’s public employee retiree population will be on a collision course with the Colorado taxpayer population in the [...]

Rousing finale from Colonel Allen West: America at its best

By |July 20th, 2014|Categories: America, Centennial Institute, Conservatives, Government, Policy, Politics, Values|Tags: , , , , , |

Former Florida Congressman and Colonel Allen West summed up the Western Conservative Summit’s 2014 theme–America at its Best–perfectly late Sunday morning. For West, the devil lies in the details. Conservatives must separate their version of “America at its Best” from the false message spread by the left. They must show the American people the difference between “economic empowerment and economic enslavement.” […]

What Obamacare means for rural Coloradans

By |October 7th, 2013|Categories: Policy|Tags: , , , |

Whether by design or coincidence, rural residents can expect to take it in the pocketbook as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka “ObamaCare”) takes effect over the next 15 months. […]