Colorado Democrats’ War on Colorado

Rick Turnquist highlights some of the key points in his most recent op-ed, Colorado Democrats’ War on Colorado.
The Kim Monson Show
The Kim Monson Show
Colorado Democrats’ War on Colorado

Turnquist Friday—Rick Turnquist, blogger and author, joins Kim for her final day of Meat In Week!  As Rick notes, the agricultural community is “A little slice of Americana.”  The radical regressives have totally discounted the laws of economics including ruining small business with never-ending rules and regulations such as minimum wage and paid family leave legislation and ballot initiatives.  Jason Santomaso with the Sterling Livestock Commission invites listeners to Sterling for their Meat In event featuring speakers and plenty of beef for everyone.  The event starts at noon.  Donations will go the agricultural community. 

Show sponsor Hal Van Hercke, owner of Castlegate Knife and Tool, has a wide range of steak knives for cutting into that delicious steak; mention Kim’s show and get 10% off.  Polis proclamation for a Meat Out day has actually encouraged people to eat meat on March 20th.  Two Sedalia restaurants are going all out:  Bud’s Bar will be giving out free hamburgers to the first 200 people who order drinks and Wide Open Spaces is giving the first 300 people who order drinks free cheeseburgers.

The book Echoes of Our War: Vietnam Veterans Reflect 50 Years Later is being featured in a new series on America’s Veteran’s Stories with Kim Monson which airs Sunday, 3-4pm, on KLZ 560 AM and KLZ 100.7 FM.  Listen to and understand the emotional experiences of Vietnam Veterans both on and off the battlefield.  Bill Korbelik from Kit Carson County states that his county is hosting the biggest BBQ event.  Sixteen sizzling grills will be cooking up meat at the fairgrounds in Burlington 11am-2pm on Saturday, March 20th.  They’ll also have a petting zoo and face painting for the kids.

Dr. Jill Vecchio grew up as a farming and ranching kid.  Polis’ “Meat Out Day” has actually been promoted since 1985 by a group called  It is an international event that is always the first day of spring.  Forty other cities and states are participating.  The Great Reset elite regressives are attempting to decimate both the cattle and grain industries.

Jason McBride, Senior Vice President with Presidential Wealth Management, comments the left continues their movement to push forth their social issues regardless of the death and destruction left behind.  The attack on oil and gas companies is now expanded to our agricultural community.  We take full meat counters and full grocery store shelves for granted.  Planning is always important, especially with your finances.  Give Jason a call at 303-694-1600 to set in place a plan for your retirement and other financial goals.  Jason will guide you through new laws and new investment vehicles entering the markets.

Rick Turnquist highlights some of the key points in his most recent op-ed, Colorado Democrats’ War on Colorado (  The Democrats are emboldened with their election wins both in the state of Colorado and at the federal level.  Colorado legislators see businesses as the pot of gold for their socialist Marxist schemes.  The onslaught of bad bills continues to the detriment of the state, including censorship in SB21-132, in the name of social justice.  Rick refers to his previous op-ed, The Pillars of Modern Life (, citing that fossil fuel, limited government and capitalism brought forth the pinnacle of human flourishing.

Erin Karney with the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association notes that the cancel culture wants to cancel agriculture.  The response of communities to support the meat industry has been overwhelming.  Todd Inglee with the Colorado Beef Council explains the importance of the beef industry to Colorado as it contributes just under $4 billion to the state’s economy.

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