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Beauprez's "Big Problem" with IUDs

During a debate Monday against Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez said he thinks intrauterine devices (IUDs) cause abortions, and he would not use public funds on them. Hickenlooper asked...Show More Summary

Stop Telling Me Not to Instagram My Food

Right now, halfway through 2014, a quick Google for "Instagramming + food" retrieves an entire first page of results comprised of opinion pieces against the practice. There's the out-and-out "foodstagramming" takedowns (GQ, Adweek, McSweeney's),...Show More Summary

On My 30th Birthday, 30 Tips for Your 20s

As I turn 30, I ask myself: When my 20s were yet to unfold, what do I wish I'd known, been told, or better understood? While I have not heeded all of the pieces of advice that follow, some came instinctively, some were learned from watching...Show More Summary

Gardner Claims Support from Nonexistent Group

In a post on Tuesday, I reported that an advertisement produced by senatorial candidate Cory Gardner refers to the "American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists" as a backer of his proposal to sell contraception over-the-counter. Show More Summary

Hello America, It's Me, Colorado

Hello? Is anyone out there? It's me, Colorado. You might have heard about me lately. I've been in the news from time to time. Did you know you can buy legal weed out here? Folks seem to like that. And we have a pretty good football team with a pretty good quarterback -- the Denver Broncos and that guy Peyton Manning. Show More Summary

Questions about Gardner's Personhood Hypocrisy

Fox 31 political reporter Eli Stokols tried hard last week to extract an explanation from senatorial candidate Cory Gardner for his decision to withdraw from "personhood" legislation at the state level but, at the same time, to remain...Show More Summary

Historians Should Honor Protesting Colorado Students

The brave Colorado high school students who are protesting their school board's attempt to rewrite their American history curriculum are doing all Americans a favor. They are reminding us of the importance of dissent and protest in our...Show More Summary

The 10 Best Snowboarding Instagrams

Fill your Instagram feed with snowboarding #powdershots to get stoked for the 2014/2015 season It's just about this time of year when the new ski and snowboarding season feels within reach. In the old days, we'd transition to winter sports with print magazines and the annual release of new snowboarding films. Show More Summary

The Food Waste Fiasco: You Have to See It to Believe it

You may have already heard a few appalling facts about food waste but just in case you haven't, here are a few tidbits of information to catch you up on the issue. -We throw away 165 billion dollars worth of food per year in America....Show More Summary

Derek Jeter, and Our Own Mortality

The baseball great Jackie Robinson was famously quoted as saying, "athletes die twice." And I found that thought echoing in my mind as I watched the final games of Derek Jeter. What must this past season have been like for a man with...Show More Summary

Personhood to Personhood Combat in Fox 31 Interview

In an explosive interview broadcast Sunday, Republican senatorial candidate Cory Gardner told Fox 31 Denver's Eli Stokols four times that a federal "personhood" bill does not exist, even though Gardner cosponsored such a bill just last...Show More Summary

In teaser for Sunday show, Stokols presses Gardner for explanation of personhood hypocrisy

Fox 31 Denver is teasing interview with Cory Gardner to be broadcast at 9 a.m. Sunday on reporter Eli Stokols' "#COPolitics from the Source." Judging from the short exchange between Gardner and Stokols broadcast by Fox 31 last night,...Show More Summary

Colorado Students Are Right: Your History Is Un-American

I've been paying close attention to the events in Colorado in which students and faculty members of Jefferson County high schools have been protesting the formation of a curriculum review committee that would require students to learn...Show More Summary

'Don't Know Much about History': Is Denver the Start of a New Student Movement?

A walkout by students in Denver on Tuesday is just the latest in a series of peaceful student-led protests across the nation aimed at challenging the corrosive effects of corporate education reform. Reportedly, proposed changes to the history curriculum sparked the action. Show More Summary

Beauprez Feels Your Fear of U.S. Government Attack on You

Over the weekend, Denver Post Editorial Page Editor Vincent Carroll pointed out that gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez has shown a "tendency in recent years to voice support for the fringe issue du jour on the right, whether it'sShow More Summary

Business Tips from The Beatles

Everyone knows that The Beatles broke up because of Yoko Ono, right? Well, like every relationship, it's more complicated than one factor bringing down the whole house. One of the biggest issues the Beatles had from the first time they recorded an album together was fighting over which songs would make it to the album. Show More Summary

A Year After the Flood, Estes Park Is Back

It was, at first, back in September of 2013, just a rainy day. Then another. Then another. It's hard to say exactly when a few rainy days became more than coffee-shop complaints, more than "Getting pretty wet around here." Hard to pinpoint...Show More Summary

Pretty Little Liars Fans Still Reeling from Mona's Death

Co-Author: Jaymie Bailey | All Things PLL I can't speak for everyone at tvtag, but I'm personally still coming to grips with the loss of my favorite non-Liar, Mona Vanderwaal. But at least I've got a partner-in-grief in Jaymie Bailey, founder of All Things PLL. Show More Summary

How Well Is Coffman Representing His District?

Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado) has been accused of being "out of step" with his district by his opponent Andrew Romanoff, the League of Conservation Voters, and others. Is this true? Is this something we can actually measure? We should...Show More Summary

How Should Our Society Deal With People Who Use Drugs?

The war on drugs is a cruel joke. The U.S. spends more than $50 billion a year on the "war on drugs" with the goal of creating a "drug-free society" -- yet there has never been a "drug-free society" in the history of civilization. Virtually all of us take drugs every single day. Show More Summary

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