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Entries from February 2009

So long, old friend

February 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I always hoped this day wouldn’t come, but it has with today’s closing of the Rocky Mountain News. My affection for the News began well before my days in newspaper.  When the Rocky began rural delivery in Eastern Colorado, my family subscribed and each morning I’d dash out to the road to pick up the [...]

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When is a limit not a limit?

February 26th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Emboldened that the state supreme court still hasn’t ruled on Gov. Bill Ritter’s plainly unconstitutional property tax hike, tax-and-spenders at the State Capitol are drawing up their game plan for another end-run around voters. If they can get away with hiking property taxes by claiming it’s not a tax increase, then Democrats are increasingly confident [...]

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A Letter from The Boss

February 26th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I’ve had many requests for this letter after I read it on the Mike Rosen Show.  Enjoy! To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more specifically, your job. As you know, the economy has changed for the worse and presents many challenges. [...]

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Big government is back — with a vengeance

February 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The era of big government is back — with a vengeance. President Obama returned to Denver to sign into law his American Reinvestment and Recovery Act — the biggest spending bill in history, conservatively priced at $787 billion. In reality, this “stimulus” encourages nothing but government dependency and the belief that you really can get [...]

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