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Entries from August 2008

Udall’s U-turn on US oil

August 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Mark Udall’s message to Colorado voters is crystal clear: just tell me want you want to hear, and I’ll say it.

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Hands off Ritter’s personal cell phone

August 12th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Any reader of this website knows that Gov. Bill Ritter never gets a break here — never, until now, that is. Yesterday, the Denver Post announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Ritter, demanding complete access to his personal cell phone records since they day he became governor. Ritter’s office has provided records for [...]

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On energy, Paris Hilton makes more sense than Ken Salazar

August 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Colorado’s junior U.S. Senator Ken “Silly Sally” Salazar added another layer of nonsense to his no-energy policy recently when he suggested releasing 70 million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve. To be fair — and proving once again that “even a stopped clock is right twice a day” — there is some [...]

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Ritter’s VP credentials: slim and none

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments

This Capitol Review also appeared at HumanEvents.com. It’s hard to imagine anyone in Colorado touting rookie Gov. Bill Ritter as vice presidential timber. Yet 2,000 miles away, locked in the surrealism of the Beltway, Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson has done just that. Oblivious to Ritter’s indecisiveness on fulfilling major campaign promises, Gerson thinks Ritter [...]

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Even if gas goes to $10, Salazar says no to drilling

August 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Just how much is Colorado senator Ken Salazar drinking the do-nothing Democrats’ anti-exploration koolaide these days? So much that before the Senate adjourned for summer recess, he stood time after time after time to block attempts to allowing drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf if gas more than doubles in price. Salazar refused to allow [...]

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Ewegen’s latest anti-TABOR tirade

August 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Denver Post’s big-government dinosaur, Bob Ewegen, proclaims that “the good folks” are finally back in charge — i.e., those who want to make it easiest for government to spend every last dime are back in charge at the state capitol and taxpayers are about to take it in the shorts. Ewegen is, of course, cheerleading [...]

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