Former candidate for Governor and Attorney General George Brauchler took to Twitter yesterday to float an idea seemingly out of nowhere. He said it’s time for Colorado to consider a legislature that has one house apportioned by county rather than population.
PHOTOS: Signs from the 2018 Denver Women’s March
More than 50,000 took to Denver’s streets Saturday for the second Women’s March, where protesters once again showed incredible creativity and wit with a huge display of signs expressing discontent with the current state of affairs.
Denver County GOP chair posts article claiming refugees want to rape white women
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”.
The Colorado GOP must cut ties with racist fundraiser Tom Ready
I wrote a few weeks ago about the perplexing association that some in the Colorado GOP maintain with Tom Ready. He’s the guy that throws a “Steak Fry fundraiser” every year to benefit Colorado Republicans. He’s also a racist and a conspiracy-theorist nut. A few years ago, while running for county commissioner, he revealed that he’s a Sandy Hook truther, and over the past few years he’s posted a non-stop stream of racist Facebook posts.
Colorado GOP official doesn’t seem to mind murderous threats on his Facebook posts
I’ve written a few times about Joshua Hosler, a failed primary candidate for Colorado’s House of Representatives, Facebook provocateur and Vice Chair of the El Paso County GOP. Mr. Hosler was endorsed by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams.
Christian in name only: How Trump’s victory has emboldened anti-LGBTQ bigotry
UPDATE 9/12/2017: This post was updated below to include a response from Jeff Hunt, director of the Centennial Institute. Among other things, he writes, “It is a strategic objective of Colorado Christian University to: Impact our culture in support of traditional family values, sanctity of life, compassion for the poor, Biblical view of human nature, limited government, personal freedom, free markets, natural law, original intent of the Constitution and Western civilization.” See his entire response below.
Colorado GOP chair defends pardon of racist sheriff Joe Arpaio after calling accusations of racism in the GOP absurd
Colorado Republican Chairman Jeff Hays made some news last month in the wake of the Charlottesville Nazi attacks by offering up the following quote:
Why do GOP office holders hang out with racist, misogynistic, xenophobic Tom Ready?
I see a lot of bad stuff in the #FeverSwamps™, but I am continually shocked by the depravity of a Republican activist and fundraiser named Tom Ready. Each year, Tom Ready holds a “Steak Fry” that benefits Republicans under his “Let’s Win” PAC. Each year, some of the biggest names in GOP state politics show up to eat and drink with him.
A case study in Russian influence: Republican officials parroting Russian twitter-bots
Slate has an article out detailing Russian bot attempts to sow discord in the United States by ginning up racial strife in the wake of the tragic Charlottesville rally. It’s worth the read: