In the words of Winston Churchill: “All will be well. We have, I believe, within us the life-strength and guiding light by which the tormented world around us may find the harbour of safety, after a storm-beaten voyage.”
Historian Ben Martin continues his Important Speeches and Documents in the Formation of America series with George Washington as Commander in Chief.
Don’t be fooled by the allure and simplicity of “public” solutions or by the politicians making those pitches. In fact, when a politician speaks of all things “public”, make sure your skeptical antenna shoots up. They sell us the virtue but in the end they take near monopolistic control, certain people are enriched at everyone else’s expense and the problems remain.
In accordance with the principle that there’s never enough money to fund the progressive fantasy world, the Vision2020 group that I wrote about in my
Allen Thomas asks if Boomers and Millennials can call a truce. The constant name-calling and fighting is unproductive. Let’s try having an honest conversation instead.
Colorado Senate Bill 20-163 will very likely be introduced into the House Health and Insurance Committee this Tuesday (3.10.2020) or Wednesday (3.11.2020). If you are against this bill, you must act now before it becomes law. I am for vaccinations, but I am against this bill.
If you value your modern life, with all of its wonder and convenience, then you have to fight for it. What does this mean? It means standing up to the climate crowd.
Roger Bianco takes a trip down under and discovers that Australia and America have much in common, including cultures built on capitalism. But immigration policies and the signs that political correctness is taking root in Australian politics are two shared traits that have the potential to become major problems.
With 70% of millennials extremely likely to vote for a socialist candidate if it releases them from student loan debt imposed on them by a corrupt system, Republicans who want to see capitalism succeed must provide measurable relief in a way that agrees with conservative values.
Colorado’s HB 20-1149 is presented as a bill to allow 16 year olds to vote. Patti Kurgan explains how the bill’s real agenda is to buy votes.
The homeless suffer while a network of politicians, bureaucrats, and interested parties profit off of tax increases and other programs that seem to enrich various parties and organizations while doing little to nothing to mitigate Colorado’s homeless problem.
Historian Ben Martin begins his Important Speeches and Documents in the Formation of America series with George Washington.
Denver’s plastic bag ban isn’t about protecting the environment, it’s just another tax being levied on Denverites who are already struggling with the rising costs of housing, transportation, healthcare, and other necessities.
A policy of forced minimum wage will have disastrous consequences for small business owners, employees, and future jobs. Government has no business leading Colorado into an economic policy disaster.
Colorado can’t afford to pay for the wants and needs of those not prepared to provide for their own situations. It’s not an issue of morality or denying those who claim to be in need. It’s an issue of not letting progressive politicians rob hard-working small business owners and other employers to bankroll a socialist fantasy.
As the year wanes and Coloradans are preparing for the Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s and other holidays, the day everyone should be dreading is drawing
A man’s home was destroyed by the police. It was declared unlivable. The owner asked for compensation. The court refused.
Colorado’s proposed Paid Family and Medical Leave Program is the wrong solution for Colorado’s employers and employees. Leave programs should not be determined by arbitrary government mandates.
In trying to force winners and losers, the government has created an incentive that keeps the most polluting vehicles on the road and leaves the biggest fuel savings on the table. The real winner in the push for electric vehicles is not the environment, it’s China.
It’s easy to take what we have for granted. Patricia Kurgan shares the importance of being thankful with the blessing in her life. What blessings are you thankful for?
Rick Turnquist writes about how progressives have leveraged and weaponized the American nonprofit sector to advance their agenda. With a look at how this works in the state of Colorado and nationally, Rick reviews how this enables their Power Grab, with a review of the book by the same name by Congressman Jason Chaffetz.
Proposition CC was defeated at the polls, but taxpayer dollars are still being wasted via corporate welfare. Patti Kurgan summarizes her earlier reporting on the rampant corporate welfare abuse in Colorado.
Prop CC would take away our Taxpayers Bill of Rights (TABOR) refunds forever without “real” accountability to taxpayers.
Corporate welfare comes in many forms from the state or local government: grants, investment tax credits, job training tax credits, new employee tax credits, early-stage capital and retention grant, and tax incremental financing.
Since government is made up of human beings who are flawed, the Founders tried to minimize the harm government can do to humanity by limiting its scope and power. Roger Bianco explains in his latest essay.
Fossil fuels, free-market capitalism, and limited government are the pillars of modern life. These pillars rest on the foundation of reason. Progressives want to tear it down.
In the Age of Information, data is power. Susan Kochevar reviews National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden’s book, Permanent Record.
The Colorado Office of Economic Development’s tax-credit incentive to lure businesses to Colorado is a form of corporate welfare that encourages sweet-heart deals, political favoritism, and is poses a threat to native businesses.
James Madison warned us that an unpredictable government is dangerous. Roger Bianco explains why Madison’s warning was never more urgent than now.
Susan Kochevar takes a look at President Trump’s record on reducing regulations and how this might impact his chances at a second term in office.
Rick Turnquist looks at the moral basis for acquiring wealth and how taxation impacts individuals and state economies.
Colorado’s Department of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is seeking to circumvent the legislature and the law in an attempt to collect the personally Identifiable Information of children—and their families—seeking vaccine exemptions.
In an environment of skyrocketing college tuition costs, some parents are making the decision to trade their parental rights for financial aid. Is this the only option left to them?
Tom Messina wants to sell his property, a property that he has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars and two decades of his time. But the Denver Landmark Preservation Commission interfered when Tom tried to sell his diner.
Dr. Krannwitter of Speakeasy Ideas explains how a classic liberal arts educations guides people to understand how to live a good life.
The Air Quality and Control Commission promised the public a chance to comment at the hearing for Colorado Low Emission Automobile Regulation (CLEAR). They did not keep that promise. Kim Monson shares her view on CLEAR after being denied the chance to do so at the hearing.
With Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) under legislative attack, Rick Turnquist examines the proper role of government and Colorado’s use of taxpayer dollars.
Consumers want to get the best deal they can when buying a product or service. So who is responsible for paying a living wage?
The results of socialism are incidental to the central problem of socialism: The fundamental problem with socialism is that it’s intrinsically immoral, inherently unjust.
James Madison defined private property and the Constitution protects it. The Supreme Court’s decision in the Kelo case encourages eminent domain abuse.
The lawsuit between Hillsdale University and the University of Missouri is a warning to all conservative donors hoping to advance conservative ideals in higher education.
For over almost three decades Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights has protected taxpayers and the state’s economy. Proposition CC is an attack on those protections.
Democrat presidential hopefuls are making big promises with taxpayer dollars in their bid run for president in 2020.
Kim Monson shares her experiences from the 2019 Wings of Freedom tour.
Proposition CC is the Colorado November ballot question that would take away hardworking Coloradans tax refunds—FOREVER. Vote no to this attack on TABOR.
Congress has recently raised the specter of reparations for slavery, but what about the hundreds of thousands of soldiers who paid in blood to end that most wicked institution?
Medicare for All will take away patient and care provider freedom while giving control to the government, an exchange that will make healthcare worse, not better.
The Newspeak of George Orwell’s near-future dystopian novel “1984” is a weapon Colorado Democrats use in pursuit of a progressive agenda.
the National Popular Vote takes away the vote and the voice of Coloradans and gives our vote and voice to the large population centers such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Chicago.
The Pro-Choice Viable Life Initiative/Act does not stop or prohibit abortions. It redirects the federal focus of promoting and funding death to funding and promoting life. Life of the mother and life of the baby are priority one.
To support the effort to recall Tom Sullivan, go to www.recallcolorado.org, or sign the recall petition at the HD 37 Recall office at 7308 S Alton Way, Unit G, Centennial 80112.
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact threatens to undo the protections of the Electoral College and take away the will of smaller states in presidential elections.
HB19-1312 could have dire consequences for your rights. If you want to protect your right to refuse any vaccine, you need to speak up now.
Featured guest contributor, Jay Davidson, explains the depth in the name of these United States, and the importance of the Electoral College.