- December 21, 2016
For those of us who have strong political opinions, we generally fall into three tribes, progressives, conservatives and libertarians. I’m not talking about political parties. I’m talking about guiding moral philosophies. You already know your tribe and I’m guessing you’re comfortable in your moral superiority. I know I am. Inside each of these tribes weREAD MORE
by Jon Caldara A fascinating recent report by The Denver Post’s Aldo Svaldi (which I’m pretty sure is the name he made up to start a budget winery) details the demographic shifts happening to our once ruggedly individualistic state. More people are still pouring into Colorado than sneaking out, but the gap is narrowing. LastREAD MORE
This June, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The facts of the case are similar to the Oregon one: a same-sex couple tries to buy a custom-decorated wedding cake from a business owned by a Christian baker; they were refused based on the bakers’ religious beliefs. Both couples asked their states’ civil rights agencies to prosecute the offending bakers. Both prosecutions were upheld by state courts.READ MORE
As with the Harvey Weinstein situation, could it be that politics causes a double standard on acceptance of sexual harassment?
The left celebrates speaking truth to power. It oozes through the smugness of every late-night TV comic and Hollywood actor turned activist. But it’s hard not to notice the power they speak to almost always seems to be on the right. Those on the left get protected.READ MORE
by Jon Caldara Radio behemoth iHeartMedia, owner of more than 850 radio stations around the country, including the one I broadcast on, 630 KHOW, just announced it might not survive another year. For those of us who love radio, this isn’t a big surprise. Like watching newspapers being destroyed by disruptive new digital technologies andREAD MORE
by Jon Caldara On Nov. 27, 2015, Robert Lewis Dear Jr., a self-described “warrior for the babies,” arrived at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood armed with a semi-automatic rifle. By the time the police had him in custody, he had killed three and injured nine. So, here’s a question worth pondering. How much worse could itREAD MORE