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If You Don't Think Beauprez Would Really Ban Abortion...

I wrote last week about gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez's comment, unchallenged by reporters, that he believes a governor has "very limited impact" on a woman's right to choose--even though he told Colorado Public Radio back inShow More Summary

Leader-as-Decision-Maker: Decisions Matter

I'm often brought into a company to help them solve a problem. The problem might have to do with strategic planning, research and development, or entry into a new market. I'm no expert in any of these areas, but what I am pretty good...Show More Summary

Father-Daughter Dating: 7 Things My Dad Taught Me About Love

When most 20-somethings have dating questions, they call a single friend. A few might call their moms. But what if your "person" is a 60+ guy who also happens to be your dad? When I first moved to New York, I was that girl who checked in with Mom back at home most nights; she was hilarious and witty and always interested in my day. Show More Summary

Gardner All In on Abortion Ban Legislation

The House of Representatives adjourned Fridayy, meaning Colorado senatorial candidate Cory Gardner has officially missed his chance to withdraw his name from the Life at Conception Act, a federal personhood bill, prior to the Nov. election. To...Show More Summary

The Green Beer Fest Celebrates Clean Water for Colorado Craft Brews

The 2nd Annual Green Beer Fest is coming to the Boulder Bandshell Amphitheater on Saturday September 27,2014 from 2-10pm. This is not just any beer festival, this is an environmentally themed festival with an emphasis on Water conservation...Show More Summary

Beauprez Says his Opposition to All Abortion Is Irrelevant. Not

I don't envy reporters who are trying to uncover the logic in Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez's decision to withdraw his support for personhood at the state level but to continue backing a federal personhood bill, even...Show More Summary

5 Ways to Support the People's Climate March Without Marching

Here's the truth: I've been known to faint in crowds and heat. As an activist spirit, I've joined big groups to march for change -- the walks for AIDS and cancer; the Take Back the Night rallies; the peace and human- and animal-rights protests. Show More Summary

The Colorado Rockies' Odd Statistical Season

How odd would it be to be the best offensive team but also the worst pitching team? Well... this year's Colorado Rockies have pretty much been just that. The Rockies are third in the entire MLB in runs scored (700), second in hits (1,442),...Show More Summary

Clock Ticking on Gardner

It's a big week for Colorado senatorial candidate Cory Gardner, as the clock ticks down on his opportunity to withdraw his co-sponsorship from a federal personhood bill, which aims to ban all abortion, even for rape and incest. To get his name off the legislation, Gardner is required to make a speech from the floor of the U.S. Show More Summary

Abortion-Ban Proponents Running in Jefferson County

I wrote last week about how senatorial candidate Cory Gardner's support for Colorado's personhood abortion ban was part of his formula for winning the 2010 Republican caucus process, which was a big step to his being elected to Congress. If...Show More Summary

Radio Host Says "Illegals" Infest America with "Bed Bugs"

KNUS talk-radio host Peter Boyles continues to find new ways to bottom feed during his morning show, saying Thursday that "illegals" are bringing weird "respiratory diseases" and "bed bugs" into America. Boyles: I am not convinced this weird disease that's hitting the little kids across the country. Show More Summary

5 Ways to Optimize Your Video Content and YouTube Channel

If you've been hard-at-work creating content, then you're probably aware at how powerful of video has become. If you weren't up-to-date on the popularity and influence that video content has, here are some mind-blowing stats courtesy...Show More Summary

20 Years After the International Conference on Population and Development

This week the U.N. Foundation and the U.S. Department of State brought together many of the U.S. delegates to this important conference in Cairo, Egypt. It was an opportunity to reflect on what we did two decades ago and where we are now. A major theme now, as then, was how do we support women and girls around the world. Show More Summary

National Treasures v. Political Polemics

The most recent flagrant nonsense from former Congressman Bob Beauprez is beyond belief. The headline of a piece by Claire Moser reads "Colorado Gubernatorial Candidate Promises to Seize and Sell America's National Parks, Forests and Public Lands." Give me a break. Show More Summary

How to Be a Leading Lady

Right now I envy anyone who lives in Denver or has the chance to be at that city's Center for the Performing Arts anytime between Sept. 12 and Oct. 26, when Meredith Wilson's The Unsinkable Molly Brown debuts in a contemporary reimagining written by multiple Tony-winner Dick Scanlan. Show More Summary

The Drug War and the Mass Incarceration It Caused: Where We Are and Where We Still Must Go (Part 1 of 5)

Intro To understand the outrage and "righteous indignation" of the black community of Ferguson is to understand the excessive policing and harassing, segregation, unequal political representation, and an unsurprising (given the foregoing) lack of economic mobility that has become a constant for blacks in Ferguson. Show More Summary

Are Young People Getting a Bad Rap These Days?

Young people in America don't seem to be held in a very high regard these days. They're accused of a veritable rap sheet of bad attitudes and bad behaviors. We constantly hear about the impending Armageddon when the next generations take over our country. Show More Summary

GOP Radio Host Would Be "Shocked" if Beauprez likened Americans to Sheep. Well, He Did.

I spoke last week with Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman, who were co-hosting Dan Caplis' KNUS show. Caplis and Silverman think The Denver Post should have more coverage of Gov. John Hickenloopers comments on CNN that he'd consider granting...Show More Summary

Campaign Ads Criticize the ACA, But Are the Claims Accurate?

Every time we turn on the TV, we see a new political ad opposing the Affordable Care Act. How do some of these claims stand up to closer examination? Claim: 355,000 Coloradans have received cancellation notices for health insurance policies. What...Show More Summary

Reporter Has No Luck Understanding Gardner Hypocrisy

One of the biggest mysteries of the current election season, consistently overlooked by Denver journalists, is why U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner withdrew his support of the personhood abortion ban at the state level. But he's still a supporter of federal personhood legislation that would do the same thing. Show More Summary

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