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Tin Foil Hats Are the Rage at Talk-Radio Stations

Tin foil hats are the hot fashion at conservative talk-radio stations this week, with hosts, like KHOW's Peter Boyles, saying Monday he thinks the United Nations Small Arms Treaty, signed Wednesday by the United States, might really be aimed at bringing on world government. Show More Summary

Anti-$15 an Hour Minimum Wage Lobbyist: "I Don't Think Anybody Can Argue" that $9 an Hour Is a Living Wage

Don Stark is a partner at Smith & Stark, the Seattle based lobbying firm to which the No campaign fighting SeaTac's $15 an hour minimum wage initiative has paid $45,000 for "research." This is his job—opposing a $15 an hour minimum wage. So...Show More Summary

Buck Should Be Mad at Himself, Not the 'Liberal Media'

During an interview on KNUS' Jimmy Sengenberger Show Sat., GOP Senate candidate Ken Buck explained what he learned from his 2010 loss to Democrat Michael Bennet. Buck told Sengenberger that, this time around, he won't let the "liberal...Show More Summary

Vote Anywhere! Not

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler has been really upset about Colorado's new election law, which basically mandates that everyone be given a variety of voting options, like mail-in ballots and easy voter registration options. Gessler...Show More Summary

'Give It a Shot' Is Boyles' Response to a Caller Who Asks if He Should Commit Voter Fraud

Operating in a reality that few people understand, during a one-sided pile-on in support of the recall of CO Springs State Sen. John Morse, talk-radio host Peter Boyles takes calls from "Ray" and "Tom" on KNUS radio Monday: Boyles: Ray,...Show More Summary

BOTH SIDES NOW: Can Obama Sway Libs Loathing Iraq or Cons Loathing Him?

By Mark Green Tuesday night Obama bets his presidency for a third time (auto bailout, OBL raid). Will war-weary liberals really reject his pledge that Syria's not Iraq? Will hawks who supported an invasion over rumored WMD now oppose...Show More Summary

Recommending Weekend Anti-Obamacare Listening

Congress is in recess and some of your Congressmen are back home holding town hall meetings. I was honored to lead folks in the Pledge of Allegiance and give the invocation for the Lawrenceville town hall meeting of my Congressman Rob Woodall. Among other things, I prayed for peace. All I can say is imagine [...]

Dory Rand: Struggling Chicago-area Homeowners Still Need Help, Despite Some Positive Signs

It's too soon to break out the champagne. It seems unlikely that the foreclosure crisis over when more than a third of Chicago region homes are underwater and unemployment remains persistently high.

Jason Salzman: What Would Buck's Conscience Do To Women?

Given how desired women are by political campaigns in Colorado, it's astonishing that Buck is already doing what he did during the last election. That is, trying to say abortion doesn't matter; no one cares about it.

Molly Rowan Leach: Restorative Justice Is on the Rise

Restorative Justice is not about excusing crime or letting people off the hook. It's not about forcing forgiveness or even about forgiveness per se. What Restorative Justice is makes it the most powerful answer to the justice predicament that we've yet seen.

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Barack on Trayvon and Spitzer on Spitzer

Erick Erickson and Eliot Spitzer debate the impact of The Trial on race and justice. Is refusing to even talk about race a form of "colorblind racism?" Then: amateur boxer Harry Reid TKO's Mitch McConnell on the filibuster and Eliot compares the week he resigned to his relaunch week -- solitude vs. tsunami.

Charlotte Robinson: Richard Bowes Talks About His New Novel and LGBT Issues (AUDIO)

Dust Devil on a Quiet Street takes readers on an amazing ride. It's like traveling in a time machine through 50 years of gay life in New York City. Bowes shares everything from coming to terms with his sexuality to his struggle with overcoming years of substance abuse.

Jason Salzman: A Carnival Barker Who Preys on the Vulnerable

Still, we can agree that almost any local radio show is better than no local show. And even if Boyles is bad in many ways, he's not all bad.

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Sex, Substance and Spitzer

Shrum & Reagan debate why some survive scandal (Jefferson, Clinton) while others don't (Hart, Edwards). And there's unanimity that Morsi ouster is least worst option for Egypt, U.S., Democracy. And: Can Hillary be too old if Dutch wasn't?

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Gay Marriage, Black Voters and Roberts's Radicals-in-Robes

Ron Reagan and Erick Erickson debate judicial matters after the DOMA and VRA decisions. But there's a larger subtext -- is Obama's center-left country and Roberts's hard-right Court moving toward a collision? Then, Obama tries to cool off the planet and the frenzy over Snowden.

Jason Salzman: Wildfire Terrorism?

State Sen. Greg Brophy said yesterday on conservative radio that recent wildfires may have been started by terrorists and that "the Governor and Democrats" have left Colorado vulnerable to terrorist attacks due to their failure to spend millions of dollars on air tankers to fight forest fires.

Jason Salzman: A Defiant Secretary of State Says "Ethics Commission Is Part of the Left"

Sally Hopper, a Republican-appointee on the ethics commission, joined the unanimous vote against Gessler but was quoted in The Denver Post as saying, "a mountain was made of a molehill."

Jason Salzman: Wadhams Wants Non-Alienating GOP Candidates, Like Gessler?

If I were host Carlson, I would have asked Wadhams if substantive changes, even itsy bitsy ones, are required by GOP candidates to avoid the alienation trap.

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: After 9/11, Is Obama's NSA Really a Version of Hoover's FBI?

Talk about 'Beyond Right & Left' -- when Franken-Rove clash with Scahill-Beck over the NSA program, knee-jerkers are confused. So Huffington & Matalin debate domestic snooping not by Hoover against protestors in the '60s but by Obama after 9/11 and Boston. Is Snowden an Ellsberg or Manning?

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