In response to recent news of sexual harassment accusations against State Rep. Steve Lebsock (D-Thornton) and unacceptable behavior by “a number of Senate Republicans,” State Senate President Kevin Grantham (R-Cañon City) on Monday announced a “new sexual harassment prevention initiative.”
The GOP just released a tax plan that eliminates programs to support small businesses that spend money to make themselves more accessible for people with disabilities and another that encourages business owners to hire vets. It would also end a tax credit that helps people to adopt children.
Rep. Patrick Neville, the leader of the Colorado House Republicans, has called me a “snowflake” for politely asking him, in a blog post last week, to remove news from his Facebook page that’s been retracted by CBS and the Associated Press.
Showing the kind of respect for facts that you’d expect from a school board member, Scott Wills yesterday removed a meme he’d shared Oct. 14 on his Facebook page depicting a Hillary Clinton quote that’s widely been proven to be fake. Here’s the quote from the meme:
“BREAKING: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick tells CBS he’ll stand during the national anthem if given chance to play football in NFL again.”
Columnists shouldn’t have trumpeted outlier poll showing free speech is “deeply imperiled” on campuses
The Denver Post has run two guest opinion columns (by a local columnist here and by a syndicated columnist here) relying heavily on a dubious study, financed by the right-wing Koch Foundation and conducted by a UCLA professor, which concluded that “freedom of expression is deeply imperiled on U.S. campuses.”
The embrace of GOP State House candidate Raymond Garcia reveals the rot within Colorado GOP leadership
According to two-time State House candidate Raymond Garcia, who once admitted everything he posts on Facebook is “pretty much a joke”, he “doesn’t follow along with unsubstantiated stories”.
Gardner, who called questions about women’s health a distraction, has now voted nine times to defund Planned Parenthood
Back when he was running for U.S. Senate in 2014, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) dismissed his opponents’ repeated accusations that Gardner would use his power to restrict access to abortion and contraception.