In the wake of his conviction in U.S. District Court Thursday, Colorado Ethics Watch is calling on Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr to resign. A jury found Democrat Darr abused his authority in attempts to trash the law-enforcement career of his Republican opponent in the 2010 sheriff’s election and prevent him from campaigning.
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Conservative Colorado University Regent Tom Lucero is sure to mention on the stump in the Fourth District where he’s campaigning for Congress that he was the guy who got lefty CU Professor Ward Churchill fired. A recap of…
DENVER– A controversial bill that sought to expand space for religion in Colorado’s public schools failed to make it out of committee Monday. Even before the hearing began, the bill’s sponsor, Christian conservative state Sen. Dave Schultheis, R-Colorado Springs, seemed to have accepted the fact that his “Public School Religious Bill of Rights” would very likely fail to pass and so offered amendments that significantly weakened its provisions. In the end, so little was left of the bill that the majority Democratic committee members said it simply offered no new provisions on the matter. In the end, the four Democrats voted against the bill and the three Republicans voted for it.
A 12-part Christian education series authored and promoted by Colorado-based Focus on the Family has been circulating around Iowa for the past few years. The program has been screened and discussed in local churches and private homes, but starting Monday the series will have its first screening in the state Capitol.
Twitter is facilitating democracy in Iran! The media is reveling in the idea that the tiny communication technology is calling forth democracy in one prong of the “Axis of Evil,” accomplishing in mere days in Iran what our military failed to accomplish for years next door in Iraq.
These events beg a question some analysts have been asking since the dawn of the so-called new economy, when the internet and digital communications became integrated with the for-profit privately held universe. The question goes something like: Who will guarantee free expression now that we depend on businesses to transmit those expressions?
An Aurora fifth-grader was “screaming and loudly arguing” with other students on the playground last Thursday in a dispute over a handmade anti-Obama T-shirt that led to the student’s suspension, according to a statement issued Tuesday by the Aurora Public Schools district. The boy’s sister wore a similar shirt at the school the same day and “did not disrupt learning,” the statement said.
The father of an Aurora fifth-grader said Monday he plans to sue after school officials suspended the youth last week when he wouldn’t remove a home-made T-shirt reading “Obama a terrorist’s best friend.”
“It’s the public school system,” Dann Dalton told Fox31 News, “let’s be honest, it’s full of liberal loons.”