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Entries from February 2008

Trial lawyer protection is Dems’ priority

February 27th, 2008 · No Comments

If you lie awake at night anguishing over unemployed trial lawyers, you must be a Democrat politician. In Congress, 66 trial lawyers who donated $1.5 million to Democrat candidates are "credited" with derailing an anti-terrorism bill that passed the Senate with 67 votes. Here in Colorado, the immediate stakes aren’t as severe, but businesses will [...]

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MUST READS: Terrorism

February 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Worshippers of Death – Alan Dershowitz, Wall Street JournalA basic premise of warfare — that combatants can easily be distinguished from noncombatants — has changed.  As more women and children are recruited by their mothers and religious leaders to become suicide bombers, more women and children will be shot at.  That too is part of [...]

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Pick your poison with big government health care

February 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Just as local experts were revealing their plans to "fix" what ails Colorado, a heavy-handed health care overhaul crashed on the rocks in California and Democrat presidential candidates clashed over the appropriate size of government’s health care hammer. Labor Democrats joined with Republicans in California to kill Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s proposed mandate when they realized [...]

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Another Ritter end-run around taxpayers

February 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Republicans wouldn’t have dreamed of this storyline, but for the second time in less than a year, Democrat Gov. Bill Ritter is proposing a major tax increase. And just like last time, he doesn’t want to let you vote on it. Taxpayers who have just received their property tax bill could be forgiven for mistaking [...]

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