Normally, when Tom Tancredo posts some utterly ridiculous nonsense on his Facebook account, it’s best to ignore it. He thrives on the attention he gets. It feeds the empty pit inside his hollow chest.
Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hobbs is being remembered this week for his impressive contributions to Colorado (from water law to poetry), but Hobbs’ craziest and most powerful impact on the state was unintentional: In 2010, former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis (R-CO) plagiarized Hobbs’ work, leading to a scandal that knocked McInnis out of the gubernatorial race that year, and opened the door for John Hickenlooper to become Colorado’s governor when he otherwise arguably would have been defeated by McInnis or another sentient Republican.
The campaign to convince 75% of the Colorado GOP state central committee members to vote to opt out of open primaries picked up an endorsement from a former conservative legislator recently.
Who Did — and Did Not — Attend El Paso County GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene Fundraiser Stirs Up Right-Wing Activists
Last Friday, Aug. 6, the El Paso County GOP hosted its annual fundraising event in Colorado Springs, a Lincoln Day Dinner featuring their top-billed speaker, controversial and embattled U. S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA).
Tom Tancredo, the former Colorado Congressman who touted Trumpian nationalist views long before Donald Trump rose to power, joined with conservative radio host Peter Boyles last week to discuss the destruction of the Colorado GOP.
Last Saturday, two protests occurred in Colorado: a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Aurora, and a Defend the Police protest in Eaton.
A leader of one of the state’s most prominent LGBT advocacy organizations says U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s recent attack on former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is “cynical” and “beneath” the Gardner campaign. Jason Marsden, vice president of the Mathew Shepard Foundation, told the Colorado Times Recorder that Gardner, a Republican, misrepresented a decade-old interview to attack Hickenlooper, his likely Democratic opponent in November’s election.
Just three days after the death of his former congressional colleague U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD7), Tom Tancredo posted an meme mocking the man’s death and calling him a liar.
Republican Casper Stockham is kicking off his congressional campaign Saturday with an event featuring speeches by former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo, attorney Mark Barrington, former Parker Mayor Greg Lopez, and GOP state lawmakers Susan Beckman of Littleton, Kim Ransom of Littleton, and Lori Saine of Firestone.
Former Republican Congressman Tom Tancredo has a track record of stepping back into politics when things aren’t getting done the way he wants. See his run for governor in 2010 and his bid for president.