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7 Facts About Aurora, Colorado's Breed Ban Before Tuesday's Vote

Tuesday, voters in Aurora, Colorado will have the opportunity to repeal the city's 9-year-old breed ban. The city has discussed the potential repeal multiple times since the law's inception and finally decided to take the repeal idea to the voters. Show More Summary

Watch: Bernie Sanders on Breaking Big Money's Grip on Elections

Previously published on BillMoyers.com. Bernie Sanders, Vermont's independent senator, is angry about what he sees as big money's wholesale purchase of political power. It's a grave threat, he believes, not only to our electoral process...Show More Summary

They Hope You Won't Wake Up

Here's the bottom line. The Tea Party Republicans and their Big Business and Wall Street allies plan to grab what they want while ordinary people sleep through this election. They want ordinary Americans to stay home on Election Day. To them, high voter turnout is like daylight to a burglar -- or for that matter to a vampire. Show More Summary

Best Journalism of the Election Season by Local Reporters

Here's my list of top election-season journalism by local reporters: Fox 31 Denver's Eli Stokols didn't take Cory Gardner's falsehood for an answer on personhood. And, and in the same five-star interview, he tried harder than any other...Show More Summary

Dia de los Muertos: Honoring Our Loved Ones by Voting to End the War on Drugs

Like many Latinos throughout the Americas, I will be celebrating Dia de los Muertos this year by building an altar in honor of those whom I hold most dear in my life that have left this world but not left me. And spending the past year...Show More Summary

Newspapers Overwhelming Oppose Amendment 67

Eighteen newspapers across Colorado are urging readers to vote not on the "personhood" measure on Colorado's ballot, Amendment 67. "We are pleased by the outpouring of strong support from so many respected news organizations, who are...Show More Summary

I'm With Stupid: Brother Love's Non-Traveling Salvation Pumpkins

It's Halloween, which means that by virtue of living in central Colorado, I am once again privy to the miracle of the pumpkins, an annual happening I became aware of several years ago on a drive to a trailhead. There is a road near where...Show More Summary

What if Officials Decide Coffman's English-Spanish Dictionary Idea Is Better?

Yesterday, during what was apparently Colorado's first Spanish-language candidate debate, hosted by moderators Vanessa Bernal and Juan Carlos Gutierrez on Denver's Univision TV affiliate, Rep. Mike Coffman said: Coffman: "The federal government has obligated local governments to send bilingual ballots to everyone. Show More Summary

The Ballot Box Is the Great Equalizer for Workers

American workers are facing significant challenges. Whether it's low pay, a system that favors corporations over citizens, a gender wage gap, the effects of unfair trade or a voting system that hampers the most disadvantaged among us, these problems are real. Show More Summary

The Mass Media: Decades of Trying to Ruin Halloween

When I was a kid growing up in the Midwest in the 1980s, Halloween was something out of a Norman Rockwell painting. Giggling children running down the street dressed as goblins and ghouls, excitedly ringing the doorbell and anxiously holding out pillow cases to collect their bounty. Show More Summary

The Creative Gifts of ADHD

In his 2004 book Creativity is Forever, Gary Davis reviewed the creativity literature from 1961 to 2003 and identified 22 reoccurring personality traits of creative people. This included 16 "positive" traits (e.g., independent, risk-taking,...Show More Summary

The Team That Did Not Practice

My 17-year-old daughter has been playing soccer since she was 5. One year of club soccer sent her running back into the arms of our local AYSO -- something that had little to do with her skill set and more to do with just wanting toShow More Summary

Citizens United: Who Are These Guys?

Citizens United has been in Colorado news a lot lately. The group, that is, not the Supreme Court case of the same name. On Monday, a divided panel of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Citizens United should be considered...Show More Summary

The Right to Feel Safe

Co-authored by Laura Bates, Founder of the Everyday Sexism Project Ask a man about his number one priority when it comes to public transport. Most likely, he will say "speed." Ask a woman the same question and chances are that she will...Show More Summary

Why It Matters That PetSmart Discriminates Against Pit Bulls

One of Michael Vick's former dogs died this week. Hector the pit bull was two when he was rescued out of the NFL player's Bad Newz Kennels. He then got to live with a wonderful family -- Clara and Roo Yori -- who did all they could to...Show More Summary

5 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Manage Their Finances

While there a number of factors that can determine the success of a business, financial management is arguably one of the most important factors. Remember, if you aren't able to keep your finances in order, how can you expect to create...Show More Summary

Claims on Seniors and ACA in Colorado Senate Race Don't Mesh With Facts

Two campaign claims are being made in Colorado's U.S. senate race about the Affordable Care Act and seniors. Political ads are often designed to scare or anger people rather than inform them, and that sure seems to be the case here. Claim No. Show More Summary

TWD 503: "Four Walls and a Roof" Can't Contain Rick in Beast-Mode

Major spoilers ahead if you haven't seen the latest episode of The Walking Dead, "Four Walls and a Roof." For Walking Dead fans there's nothing quite like a Beast-Rick appearance and he was in full-effect this week when he finally came up against Gareth and the survivors from Terminus. Show More Summary

Food Fight Over GMO Labeling: Colorado Proposition 105 and Oregon Proposition 92

? It's not nice to fool Mother Nature Much purposeful confusion and obfuscation is being generated by big agribusiness and the biotech industry that oppose labeling Genetically Modified (GM) or Genetically Engineered (GE) foods. Opponents...Show More Summary

Marhaba! Introducing HuffPost Morocco

I'm very excited to announce that the journey we started over a year ago in Tunisia and continued this May in Algeria has now added the final missing part -- HuffPost Morocco -- to create the full ensemble of The Huffington Post Maghreb! This...Show More Summary

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