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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

How Gardner Rode an Abortion Ban to Congress

Back in July, Cosmo's Ada Calhoun quoted Keith Mason, president of Personhood USA, as saying: Mason: "[Cory Gardner has] built his entire political career on support of personhood. I think he's just listening to some bad advice, and he's playing politics." Calhoun didn't get into the details of how and why Gardner,who's now running for U.S. Show More Summary

WATCH: This Sister's Tribute To Her Autistic Brothers Will Make You Rethink What It Means To Be Different

Faith Jegede speaks passionately about the beauty of being different in this short, inspiring ode to her two autistic brothers. Forget being normal, she says: Be extraordinary. We want to know what you think. Join the discussion by posting a comment below or tweeting #TEDWeekends. Show More Summary

8 Tips to Get Over Client Burnout

As freelancer, it's understood that if you don't work you aren't making a living. But, if you're risking your mental and physical health by working with a demanding-client, on top of all your other clients, then what's not to say that...Show More Summary

The Colorado River, the California Drought and How You Can Help from Sara Lu

Do you like Blueberries? Tomatoes? Fruit and Vegetables in general? Pay attention. California supplies the half of the United States produce and California is in the midst of a drought that could effect all of our families. And at this...Show More Summary

10 Types of 30-Year-Old Single Guys

30-year-old guys are a curious bunch. Find me a group of 30-year-old men and I'll pick out one overgrown frat dude living with roommates, another guy who just dropped his two kids off at school, a few who are well into their careers and a couple soul-searchers looking for work. Show More Summary

The ABCs of Making Streets Safe for Pedestrians

More than 4,500 pedestrians (see my earlier blog post) are killed by motor vehicles every year on the streets of America. This is not an inevitable fact of modern life. These deaths are preventable, as shown by the dramatic decline of...Show More Summary

Is Emotional Openness the Key to Healthy Relationships?

Have you ever been at a social event, whether a hosted dinner, picnic, party, what-have-you, and you meet someone who is obviously intelligent, well educated, and successful? You fully expect an interesting conversation, yet it stumbles from the start. Show More Summary

Rachel Zenzinger Deserves to Return to Colorado State Senate

I had the opportunity to talk with Colorado State Senator Rachel Zenzinger. A little on the background of Senate District 19. After some very partisan recall elections in Colorado. She stepped in for the former Senator who graciously...Show More Summary

The 20 Types of Yelp Reviewers

Yelp is a useful resource for anyone who wants to read a review of a bar or restaurant. More specifically, a 500-word polemic on the horrible service at that Arby's that shut down three years ago. Whether they are an Elite Yelper orShow More Summary

Ebola and Other Future Perstilence -- How to Avoid Them

From what we can now see from the current Ebola outbreak it is unlikely to be contained in the foreseeable future. Already 1500 people have died in the West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Nigeria and Senegal. Many who have died have not been reported or accounted; hence it is hard to have an accurate number of the dead. Show More Summary

Dreamers Left Spinning in Coffman's Immigration Dance

In interviews aired over the weekend, Fox 31 Denver's Eli Stokols tried hard to clarify Rep. Mike Coffman's squirrelly positions on immigration reform, but unfortunately, after you watch the interviews, you're left scratching your head...Show More Summary

Both Ways Bob Beauprez versus the People of Colorado

As a life-long Coloradan, I am concerned about right-wing nominees whose records are unknown to most voters. At the top of the ticket is the Republican nominee for Governor, Bob Beauprez. Bob Beauprez's campaign would be a lot easier...Show More Summary

Can We Have Unbiased Political Coverage Please?

A You Tube video of Chuck Plunkett, the Denver Post's political editor has resurfaced. It shows Mr. Plunkett's basic philosophy about economics and politics and casts questions about the coverage of candidates, especially Democrats, in the Post. Let's be clear. Show More Summary

7 Ways Vacations Get Better As Your Kids Get Older

There are some aspects of parenting that, like fine wine, improve with age. Vacationing with your kids is one of them. Here are seven reasons why traveling with teenagers beats traveling with toddlers: They can pack themselves. While...Show More Summary

Ryan's Radio Love for Gardner Regurgitates Trouble for Republicans

Rep. Paul Ryan was in town last week, and he did a round of interviews on talk radio shows, hoping to find an audience hungry for his new book, which essentially explains how the Tea Party can grab actual control of things, instead of...Show More Summary

Beauprez Says Colorado Shouldn't Care for Child Migrants Due to our "Inland" Location

As reported by The Denver Post Wedneday, gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez told KNUS-radio yapper Peter Boyles that he would not allow young immigrants from poverty-stricken Central American countries to be housed anywhere in Colorado...Show More Summary

America's Best Cities for Fall Travel (PHOTOS)

Even bears prefer Chicago during the autumn. "It's cooler, the trees on Michigan Avenue are turning colors, and it's a great time to visit Brookfield and Lincoln Park zoos," says Lillian Polz, the head of a Chicago marketing firm. "The...Show More Summary

From Chelsea to Corona: Public Cost and Public Benefit in the New Public Park

Five years ago this summer, the first section of the High Line, from Gansevoort Street to West 20th Street in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, opened to the public. The success of this project - a disused freight rail line transformed into a beautifully designed and landscaped linear park - has prompted efforts in a variety of cities to follow suit. Show More Summary

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