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Colorado should lead the way in regulatory reform
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American farmers have been forced to spend hundreds of millions of dollars assuring the federal government that they're prepared to prevent one of...

GUEST COLUMN: Beware of deceptive language in anti-energy ballot measures
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 26, 2016

So far this year, Americans for Prosperity-Colorado has reached out to over 700,000 Coloradans on the phones and at their doors discussing issues...

GUEST COLUMN: Government-mandated higher wages: Fewer jobs for all of us
By: - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

In Colorado, our identity is rooted in innovation, a good quality of life and a wealth of new opportunities for citizens across the state. We work...

A reminder to combat drunken driving wisely
By: - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

With July Fourth right around the corner, Americans are preparing for backyard barbecues and firework fiestas. While drunken driving has been on the...

GUEST COLUMN: Getting a high return on investment in a college degree
By: - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

A college degree is an investment of time and money. A decision to begin such a task should be heavily researched and considered using as much...

GUEST COLUMN: New methane regulations an expensive mistake
By: - 0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

Bureaucrats have been given another political target in their misguided war on fossil fuels - methane.

Methane emissions occur throughout the...

GUEST COLUMN: Struggling with two wolves
By: - 0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

I was surprised by Orlando - not the wholesale carnage of the latest gun violence, which has become too familiar to shock any American - but the...

GUEST COLUMN: Session much more successful than advertised
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 19, 2016

It's that time of year again, when the end of another legislative session invites our media friends and editorial writers to draw sweeping but...

GUEST COLUMN: New campaign worthy of a toast
By: - 0 Sat, Jun 18, 2016

Want to know a secret ingredient to making amazing craft beer? Colorado energy production.

No, really. Think about it for a...

GUEST COLUMN: ISIS and other extremists ignore the rules of Islam
By: - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

Our hearts go out to the victims of the senseless shooting in Orlando by a crazy, hate-filled person claiming allegiance to IS. It is an Islamic...

FAGIN: Enlightenment and the Muslim world
By: - 0 Thu, Jun 16, 2016

When will enlightenment come to the Muslim world?

With 49 LGBT men and women murdered by a devout, mosque- attending Muslim, a few...

GUEST COLUMN: Change Politics offers voters a new solution on election day
By: - 0 Wed, Jun 15, 2016

El Paso County is no stranger to close elections. In 2014, incumbent Congressman Doug Lamborn won re-election with less than 3 percent of the vote;...

GUEST COLUMN: Flag represents the American spirit
By: - 0 Tue, Jun 14, 2016

I've been to the moon. I've been burned. But more often I'm honored. I'm your American flag.

With thirteen stars for colonies clamoring for...

GUEST COLUMN: Russian rocket engines essential - for now
By: - 0 Thu, Jun 9, 2016

The U.S. Senate is debating the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act this week with the goal of passing the bill by the end of the week. One of...

Time for real reform action on VA
0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016

The Obama administration has broken a promise to our veterans. Since the revelations of secret wait lists arose in 2014, the VA Department has made...

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