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Finding the 'Super' in This Year's Super Bowl

The name "Super Bowl" was inspired by the Rose Bowl, a college football playoff game that went down in a stadium shaped like -- wait for it -- a bowl. But super is supposed to mean "very good" or "excellent." And while there was some...Show More Summary

Peyton Manning and the Top 20 QBs of All-Time

I write this blog to celebrate the greatest quarterback of our lifetime, and to present the nineteen quarterbacks that now trail behind him. Rather than relying on traditional or contemporary sentiment, the methodology of this unique ranking is purely logical. Show More Summary

Colorado Ahead of the Curve in Bipartisan Election Panel's Recommendations

Colorado has worked hard to create smart, forward-thinking election laws and process, and now a bipartisan, presidential commission has validated our efforts and recommended similar reforms in all states. President Obama's State of the...Show More Summary

Mamma Mia! My Little Girl's All Grown Up

Warning: This mom/theatre reviewer/law professor/Abba lover may be about to commit blasphemy. Continue reading at your own risk. Last night, my 13-year-old daughter and I went to see the national touring company production of "Mamma Mia!" at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Actually, I should say that she is my almost 13-year-old daughter. Show More Summary

Why This Man's Claim That People 'Choose' to Be Gay Isn't Just Total Bullsht -- It's Dangerous

In just under a year, Brandon Ambrosino has made an impressive career for himself by writing pieces for major media outlets in which he plays the contrarian -- an old, worn-out trick that many before him have also used to great success. Show More Summary

Dance for Joy and Health

I am not a dancer -- I am a clumsy reporter! At the age of 70, I also have Parkinson's Disease, but I still struggle to work, and have been covering the White House and the world since l968. Several things have helped me to keep going. Show More Summary

Super Bowl Preview Part 2: Seattle Seahawks Offense vs. Denver Broncos Defense

In the shadow of the NFL's biggest game, the Broncos defensive and Seahawks offensive players must feel like the forgotten stepchildren of Super Bowl hype. Outside of Seattle super-rusher Marshawn Lynch, impressive young QB Russell Wilson,...Show More Summary

LISTEN: 5 Ideas That May Change How You Think About Privacy

Should we accept that sharing information, willingly (on social media, for example) or unwillingly (through government surveillance) is the wave of the future? TED, NPR and The Huffington Post are teaming up to explore the state of privacy...Show More Summary

Another Respected Journalist Leaves The Denver Post

Reporter Michael Booth left The Denver Post this month after a 24-year run at the newspaper, starting in 1989 as a maternity fill-in for reporter Ann Schrader. He did many things there, covering the Senate race in 2010, the 2008 Democratic Convention, Denver City Hall, films, and much more. Show More Summary

State of the Union 2014: President Obama Puts Strengthening Women Front and Center

On Tuesday night, President Obama stood before Congress and delivered an impassioned, confident State of the Union address that was historic in at least one respect: The president put strengthening women front and center as a solution to strengthening our nation's economy. Show More Summary

Rather Than Jobs Creator, TPP is the Biggest Corporate Power Grab

?Of all the recent hostage-takings and betrayals of working people by Washington, the most profound corporate power grab to date takes the form of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a so-called "trade agreement" negotiated in secret, and heir to the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Show More Summary

Obama Must Do What Congress Won't: Protect Our Iconic Public Lands

In the State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said he would use his authority to protect more pristine federal lands. This was a welcome statement given Congress' failure to protect these important public lands. Congress has before it more than three dozen land protection bills with broad public support, yet none have passed. Show More Summary

Why The Problem Of Online Toxicity Is Not The Same Thing As White Feminists vs. Non-White Feminists

Before I even start writing this piece I feel hesitant. While I usually welcome feedback about my articles, but I fear the responses to this one may be a little more than I can handle. I anticipate criticism that I'm not feminist enough,...Show More Summary

ALEC's Half-Century Contract on the Boulder Highway, US 36

Have you ever wished to sign a 50 year contract? Sounds like a major bummer. Even utilities seek contracts from city-clients that last only 20 years, although their finance projections for their coal plants can go 60 years. Fifty years, 60 years, 20 years, they all last longer than most marriages. Show More Summary

Your Super Bowl XLVIII Cheat Sheet - Fun Facts and More

The vortex is coming! The vortex is coming! Ice, wind, snow and possibly rain are forecast for Sunday. Also blowing into the Big Apple? The Big Game -- Super Bowl 48. The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos will mix it up at MetLife Stadium with a little halftime entertainment thrown in with Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Show More Summary

3 Things I've Learned About Myself While Planning My Wedding

In a smidge less than four months, I'll be a married lady. It's still surreal to think that, even though my fiance and I have been together for nearly seven years at this point (we started dating very young). Lately, my life has been...Show More Summary

Business Etiquette - Or Just Basic Training?

Attention! There is some big news coming out of Colorado Springs. In order to graduate from the Air Force Academy, cadets will have to pass inspection in decorum. Yes, you read that right. The "Social Decorum Training Program at the U.S. Show More Summary

Not a Football Fan? How to Pick Which Team to Cheer for This Sunday

As you're well aware, the Super Bowl is this Sunday. That means gluttonous parties are on the horizon, which if successful, will leave you lying shamefully in a dark, empty room contemplating your self-worth after consuming 20,000 calories...Show More Summary

Bem-vindo From São Paulo: Introducing the Brasil Post

SÃO PAULO -- Olá from Brazil. I'm here for the launch of the Brasil Post, in partnership with the Abril Group, one of Latin America's legendary media companies. For more than half a century, Abril has been telling the story of Brazil, in the pages of iconic magazines like Veja, Claudia and Exame, and in its growing portfolio of online publications. Show More Summary

5 Lessons About Youth Sports From an Athletic Prodigy

Mikaela Shiffrin is, at only 18 years old, the top slalom ski racer in the world, a favorite for Olympic gold in Sochi, and a veritable fount of lessons that athletes, coaches, and parents can learn from to help athletes achieve their competitive goals. Show More Summary

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