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Gardner Abortion Hypocisy Continues Unchecked

The latest reporter to ask senatorial candidate Cory Gardner why he's un-endorsed the state personhood amendments but has yet to un-cosponsor a proposed federal personhood law is Politico's Paige Winfield Cunningham, who reported Wednesday: Gardner now says he was wrong to back personhood because it could ban some forms of contraception. Show More Summary

Why Gardner Still Supports National Abortion Ban

I may be the only person in the universe who spends his quiet moments in the shower trying to figure out the puzzle, left unsolved by local and national reporters, of why Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner hasn't un-cosponsored federal...Show More Summary

Xcel Energy: Swiftboating for Solar

Xcel Energy, Colorado's largest investor-owned utility, is attacking net metering once again. Rather than pay solar customers full, fair credit for the energy they put back into the grid, the company would undermine the solar market altogether. Show More Summary

Does This Traffic Pattern Make Your Head Spin?

There are few traffic patterns in America as divisive as the roundabout. While some cities cannot get enough of them -- Carmel, Indiana for example, is internationally known for its over 80 roundabouts -- residents of other towns greet...Show More Summary

Gardner Un-Cosponsored Legislation Before, But Not Personhood

One of the biggest election-year hypocrisies hanging out there, waiting for a civic-minded reporter to jump on, is the fact that senatorial candidate Cory Gardner remains a cosponsor of federal personhood legislation, even though he's...Show More Summary

'Daniel Sprick's Fictions: Recent Works' at the Denver Art Museum

Daniel Sprick, Beijing Man, Oil on board, 20 x 16 inches There is a well-known story about the painter Richard Diebenkorn that goes like this: One day in the early 1950s, when Diebenkorn was living and teaching in New Mexico, someone commented to him that he probably wasn't very good at realism. Show More Summary

I Don't Diet, I Just Go Gluten-Free

This is the final part of a series in which I attempt to take on four different lifestyle diets in four weeks. For the past few years, I've dubbed myself a flexitarian -- I don't eliminate anything from my diet and enjoy all types of food in moderation. Show More Summary

Coffman Can't Erase His Praise of Tancredo

Last month, Univision Denver's news show requested an interview with Republican Mike Coffman to get his reaction to Democrat Andrew Romanoff's accusation that Coffman's immigration policies reflect those of former Congressman Tom Tancredo. Show More Summary

How Your Great-Grandchildren Could Talk to You Decades after Your Death

Humans have sought immortality since at least the 22nd century B.C., if the ancient story "Epic of Gilgamesh" is any indication. And if we're looking for biological immortality, we might have to keep looking. But if you don't mind living...Show More Summary

Will CO Tea Party Knock Off Beauprez?

As news spread last night that Tea-Party Republicans in Virginia ejected House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Arapahoe Country Tea Party activists--here in Colorado--at their monthly meeting were hearing from Republican gubernatorial candidate...Show More Summary

Tancredo the Biggest Loser?

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Gessler launched an ad yesterday attacking his rival Tom Tancredo as a loser because Tanc lost his 2010 campaign for governor. The conservative radio world isn't buying Gessler's attack. In aShow More Summary

Filming Police in Public Places: A Risky First Amendment Activity for Citizen Journalists

Let's start with a trio of foundational assumptions that affect us all as citizens and citizen journalists. First, when people are situated in public venues, such as parks, streets or sidewalks, they have no reasonable expectation of privacy. Show More Summary

The Risen Christ: A Call to Conversion

But the angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid; for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples that he hasShow More Summary

The Political Rise of Restorative Justice

Co-Authored by Dr. Sandra Pavelka The modern day movement of restorative justice continues to evolve at state and community levels. Jurisdictions have responded to juvenile justice system discontent with revisions to legislative and policy agendas. Show More Summary

Shining Himself Up for Colorado Women?

Back in August, Republican pundit and strategist Dick Wadhams was asked by KNUS radio host Matt Dunn if a "pro-life Republican" can win a "state-wide at the present time." Wadhams: "As long as they don't make that the centerpiece of their campaign, or, to be honest, as long as they don't endorse and embrace the personhood amendment. Show More Summary

God Already Knows, "Right Now," Who Next Governor Will Be

"I happen to believe in something else," Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo told KNUS radio host Jimmy Sengenberger last month. "And that is, there is a plan for all of us. God has a plan. I happen to believe that, okay?...Show More Summary

Dear Denver, I Am Looking to Start a New Hobby This Year... What Are My Options?

New year, new you, right?  WRONG.  Just kidding; sure, why not? I know it's easy to poke fun at new year's resolutions, however, they can be a convenient way to become more intentional about the things you want to accomplish in yourShow 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

What The Hard Work Of Marriage Looks Like

A few nights ago I couldn't sleep. It was midnight. I was in bed. I looked at Mel. As I watched her sleep, I thought about our marriage. I often tell people that the hardest thing I have ever attempted is marriage. It takes sacrifice,...Show More Summary

Comparing cancer to pregnancy?

Apparently trying to connect to women voters, who arguably cost him a U.S. Senate seat in 2010, Ken Buck appeared on a Denver radio station Monday and discussed the differences and similarities between pregnancy and his recent bout with...Show More Summary

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