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Entries from April 2007

Must reads April 24-May 1

April 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Even if Entering Iraq was a Mistake, Leaving would be WorseDennis PragerThe people we are fighting, including Osama bin Laden and all the variations on al Qaeda, know that the battle for Iraq is the battle for their future — that if they win in Iraq, they win all over the Middle East and beyond; [...]

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Roads shortchanged in state budget

April 26th, 2007 · No Comments

In the 18 months since voters passed Referendum C, Colorado’s resurgent economy has boosted the state’s budget windfall by 50 percent, from the $3.7 billion estimated just prior to Election Day 2005 to the most recent estimate of $5.4 billion. Yet one thing that Ref C’s supporters and detractors seemed to agree upon is the [...]

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What’s News Colorado

April 18th, 2007 · No Comments

A new statewide news clipping service: WhatsNewsColorado.com

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Must reads April 17-23

April 17th, 2007 · No Comments

A disarmed campusBy John Tabin, The American SpectatorPerhaps some school administrators still think that declaring a "gun-free zone" makes a campus safer; that was what legislators thought when they started passing gun bans at high schools. Racism in the press: Imus, Duke & Jackie RobinsonBy Ben Shapiro It is a stretch to call the Rutgers [...]

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They’re gambling with your money

April 16th, 2007 · No Comments

Legislators and lobbyists too often take chances with other people’s money.  That’s because the real world impact of legislation is often vastly different from the bravado that punctuates debate at the State Capitol. Not long after I was elected, I began to hear a relentless drumbeat of complaints from business-owners about the skyrocketing costs of [...]

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Must reads for April 7-13

April 5th, 2007 · No Comments

Turning the corner in Iraq?Charles KrauthammerIt’s still early, but there are tangible signs of success for ‘the surge’ in Iraq.Imus is Mother Goose compared to rappersBrent BozellWhere were Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton when the subject was gangsta rap that routinely insults and derides people, especially black women, with language one hundredfold more offensive than [...]

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E-mail unmasks left’s education chasm

April 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Longtime teachers union boss Albert Shanker infamously remarked, "When school children start paying union dues, that’s when I’ll start representing the interests of school children." The recent dustup between Democrats at the State Capitol over public school choice revealed that, on certain issues, even those who seem to share common political ideologies can be miles [...]

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