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Something is happening to … Big Government!

October 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Kudos to Rossputin.com for turning up this gem!

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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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Rocky: State’s help to Ritter tax hike would be campaign contribution

June 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Kudos to Vincent Carroll at the Rocky Mountain News who noted in today’s On Point column that it’s a little late for Gov. Bill Ritter and his tax-hiking buddies to be fleshing out the details of how their oil and gas tax increase will be showered upon lucky college students. Unfortunately, the time to provide [...]

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Mark Hillman elected to RNC

June 1st, 2008 · No Comments

BROOMFIELD—Colorado Republicans elected former state senator Mark Hillman to a four-year term on the Republican National Committee at Saturday’s state GOP convention in Broomfield. Hillman, a Burlington wheat farmer who also served as state treasurer, will succeed former Congressman Bob Schaffer as one of Colorado’s three voting members of the RNC. "Principles are more important [...]

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Hillman tells GOP faithful, ‘Don’t forget our mission’

May 14th, 2007 · No Comments

The Mountain Mail (Salida)Monday, May 14, 2007 If Republicans want to win the House back, they need to hold fast to Republican ideals and fight corruption within the party. Former Colorado Senate Majority Leader Mark Hillman made the remarks Saturday night during the Chaffee County Republicans annual Lincoln Day Dinner.

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RMN: No wiggle room on Amendment 41

February 15th, 2007 · Comments Off

Rocky Mountain NewsOn PointBy Vincent CarrollFebruary 15, 2007 Desperate supporters of Amendment 41 are arguing, some even with a straight face, that their attempt to rewrite their monstrosity after voters enshrined it in the constitution is no different from what occurred after passage of Amendment 27 a few years ago. Early in 2003, they point [...]

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Former GOP senate leader disputes 41 rhetoric

February 15th, 2007 · Comments Off

Source: ColoradoSenateNews.com A former Senate Republican leader, who carried legislation to enact a campaign-reform amendment approved by voters in 2002, says his bill was fundamentally different from a now-pending attempt to exempt large groups of people from voter-approved Amendment 41. Mark Hillman, who served as Senate majority leader in 2003-04 and as minority leader in [...]

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