The Bell Policy Center and the Colorado Fiscal Institute (CFI) are trying to popularize their view that Colorado needs more tax dollars to pay for schools, roads, child care, housing, and other basic community needs.
Nearly a hundred people showed up to the office of U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) today to protest his lack of action on gun violence in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, FL, where 17 students and teachers were murdered.
Colorado lawmakers have a surprise pot of extra tax money, and Republicans are proposing to use it both for a tax cut and to fix roads. Double spending.
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called me a “snowflake” for politely asking him, in a blog post last week, to remove news from his Facebook page that’s been retracted by CBS and the Associated Press.
“BREAKING: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick tells CBS he’ll stand during the national anthem if given chance to play football in NFL again.”
Members of Colorado’s politically prominent Neville family, which is known for its pro-gun agenda, are opposing a ban on bump stocks, a type of gun attachment that allows semi-automatic rifles to fire faster, simulating fully automatic weapons, which are banned for civilian use.
Dudley Brown, a gun lobbyist who runs both Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and the National Association for Gun Rights, sent out a fundraising email soon after Sunday night’s devastating mass shooting in Las Vegas, the bloodiest in American history.
This story flew around the Fever Swamps™ like a bad illness when it was first reported. It went along the lines of: Overly politically correct ESPN banned an announcer from a game simply because he shared a name with infamous traitor General Robert E. Lee. State Rep. Lori Saine (R-Firestone) bought it.
The conservative group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), which has been spotlighted as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, recently sought donations on Facebook for its legal defense of Jack Phillips, the Lakewood baker who violated Colorado law for refusing to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple.