- December 8, 2017
In our hyper-sensitive culture, where it’s not what you say but the words you use to say it, enough Americans needed to elect a president proved they’re sick and tired of feeling censored. Middle America voters can only be told their white-privileged micro-aggressions are triggering some victim’s oppression so often before Trump’s crudeness becomes a welcome and needed relief.READ MORE
A police officer works for a chief of police. A deputy works for a sheriff. Police officers work in a police department, emphasis on the word department, as in another department of the city, like water and sewage. Deputies work in the sheriff’s office, a stand-alone office of government. The big distinction: a chief ofREAD MORE
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
by Jon Caldara If whites move into town, it’s called gentrification, and that’s racist. If whites move out of town, that’s called white flight, and well, that’s racist, too. But what if it African-Americans move out? Well, that would just be called Boulder. As my colleague Randal O’Toole pointed out this month, U.S. Census data showsREAD 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