“We have a country to save!” Candidates for the new Congressional District 8 and Douglas County School Board join Kim in the studio to discuss how Colorado must change direction before it becomes the second “California.” Jewels Gray is a candidate for the new CD8. Kaylee Winegar and Mike Peterson are running for Douglas County School Board. Mike quotes President Reagan, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” LEAP, Learning Enrichment and Academic Progress Program, is a proposition on the November ballot. Vote no on LEAP. We need to properly educate our students during the school day. We do not need a nine member board, appointed by the governor, where the members pick their replacements, the board has taxing authority and the board picks the vendors with no accountability. Biden will be in Denver today. An opinion piece by Roger Simon states that we may be fulfilling Lenin’s statement that the fastest way to socialism or communism is through the healthcare system. Miami airport now has dogs that can detect the COVID-19/Wuhan-China virus. With the vaccine mandate, will the trucking industry halt shipments? Carry with you SB21-142 where it is Colorado law, Every person has a right to privacy with respect to personal health decisions, free from coercion or interference from the government.
Jewels discusses with Kim the reasons for her candidacy. She will no longer be complacent and will work for the rights of the individuals, not the government. Jewels, like all of us, sees the government overreach in every aspect of our life and it must stop. Jewels’ attention will be focused on: education, second amendment rights, freedom of speech, concerns of small businesses, and election integrity. To learn more about Jewels visit her website, jewelsforColorado.com. Kimberlee Bell, owner of Kunjani Coffee, encourages listeners to visit her website for daily specials and upcoming events, including this Saturday night, September 18th, for Sip and Paint (https://kunjanicoffee.com/events). Starting this Wednesday night, September 15th, at 6:30pm Kim will be hosting Prayer Night, a time to gather with others to pray for our state and our nation.
The four Douglas County School Board candidates, Kaylee and Mike joined by Kristy Williams and Becky Myers, have common themes: empower parents, teachers and leaders at the local level and focus policy centered around the students. Classrooms must teach the basics of reading, writing, math, science, history, civics and critical thinking to prepare students to live the best version of themselves possible. Adult politics need to stay out of the schools. Statewide, only 24% of our sixth-grade students are proficient in math. We must stop this trend. Curriculum and activities taking place in the schools must be transparent so that parents are informed. Leadership in Douglas County schools has grown into a toxic environment hindering students. The combined skill sets of the four candidates will enable the district to regain its past reputation of excellence. This includes giving the teachers the resources they need to properly educate our children so they all can be successful. For more information, visit vote4kidsfirst.com.