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Caucus night: Arapahoe slow

By |March 5th, 2014|

(’76 Editor) Neighborhood grassroots politics, America at its best, was in full swing Tuesday night as Republicans and Democrats in Colorado held precinct caucuses. However my Arapahoe County precinct in Centennial near DTC had just 17 voters […]

Who caused Jeffco Schools blowup? You decide

By |February 13th, 2014|

(’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 […]

Warrior for the Truth: Bob Cote', 1940-2013

By |October 30th, 2013|

Editor: Bob Cote’ founded Step 13 in Denver in 1983 as a tough-love answer to alcohol and drug abuse for men who were throwing their lives away with addiction as he himself had almost done. He saved many hundreds of lives over the next 30 years, along the way garnering honors from the White House, […]

Republicans divided against themselves

By |October 24th, 2013|

Anyone who has been paying attention to American politics for the past decade can recognize that the United States faces some serious problems at the start of the 21st century. Will this be another American Century? Nobody knows, but the trends seem disappointing. Exacerbating this is a political culture that has turned its back on trying to find reasonable solutions to the problems we face. […]

It’s a bloody “Sunday” for Christians dominated by Islamic extremists

By |October 24th, 2013|

There’s a jihadi slogan that says, “First comes Saturday, then comes Sunday.”  It means, on Saturday we kill the Jews and on Sunday we kill the Christians. Escalating persecution of Christians in the Middle East and Africa is evidence that “Sunday” has arrived. President Obama is apparently unfazed by the religious genocide against Christians as he cedes U.S power and influence in the Muslim world. […]

Ballot-palooza floods Colorado mailboxes, benefiting Dems

By |October 10th, 2013|

A third of a million Coloradans who have shown little interest in voting will get ballots in the mail this month anyway, teeing up a big pool of low-information voters for manipulation by Democrats and expanding the opportunities for election fraud.

The trigger for this was House Bill 1303, enacted last spring, which not only provides for same-day voter registration, but also requires election officials to reclassify […]

How they hijacked environmentalism & what we can do

By |September 11th, 2013|

(Centennial Fellow) The United States is quickly becoming the first country ever to adopt policies designed to ensure its own decline. Ours could be the first society ever to purposely plan its own bleak future. Melodramatic? No. Our nation is actually adopting official policies promoting a lower standard of living […]

Atheists and theists face off: Whose side is science on?

By |August 26th, 2013|

“It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds to religion.”– Francis Bacon, 1561-1626

They’re called the new atheists and are people like Sam Harris, a neuroscientist who should have stuck with studying the brain instead of trying to use his philosophically in ways that are surely embarrassing to the old atheists. […]

Egypt in chaos: the democracy trap

By |August 20th, 2013|

NANTUCKET—While this island’s most famous summer resident –Secretary of State John Kerry- tirelessly pursues a matter of comparative irrelevance- Israeli-Palestinian peace talks- the entire Middle East is turning into a blazing conflagration the likes of which we have not seen since the end of the Second World War. […]

Detroit's bankruptcy becomes a valuable warning

By |August 16th, 2013|

Look at Detroit, the first major American city ever to file for bankruptcy, and, after bemoaning how it got there and the hurt that’s going to follow, say thank you for this object lesson in how a bad situation can be made worse. […]