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Entries from January 2008

Congress fools with light bulbs

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

What is it about Washington, D.C., that turns the brains of otherwise intelligent people into mashed potatoes? Americans say we want our energy to be cleaner, more affordable and less reliant on foreign sources. Even if those desires are incompatible, Congress is in the business of making promises, not making people face tough choices. So [...]

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MUST READS for January

January 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Environmental controlsBy David Harsanyi, Denver PostIn the very near future, environmentally conscious Americans may have to ask themselves if individual and economic freedom matters. It’s similar to the rhetoric liberals accuse George Bush of abusing. If you don’t know what I mean, try substituting the word "terrorism" for "global warming."

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MUST READS: Passing the buck to our children

January 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Saving Our Future Requires Tough Choices Today David Walker, Comptroller General of the United States The eye-opening, unvarnished truth about the fiscal condition of the United States government, directly from the Governmental Accountability Office.  (PDF file) U.S. Comptroller says Medicare program endangers fiscal stabilityCBS News"What’s going on right now is we’re spending more money than [...]

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Groff’s leadership can be more than symbolic

January 10th, 2008 · No Comments

When the Colorado General Assembly reconvened Wednesday, great fanfare accompanied the election of Sen. Peter Groff as the first African-American Senate president in Colorado. However, Groff’s leadership has the potential to construct a legacy that is more than symbolic. For three years, Groff and I served together in the Colorado Senate. We stand on opposite [...]

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