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Can Government Make Children Healthier?

Can Government Make Children Healthier?

I look forward to the day when American society is facing a problem, and the first response is, “What can we do about this?” as opposed to, “What can the government do about this?” Today, we have an opportunity to see that difference in action with the publication of Healthier Colorado’s statewide poll on sugary drinks. Healthier Colorado says on its website, “Healthier Colorado is a...

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Less Opportunity To Boss Us Around

Less Opportunity To Boss Us Around

Kudos to Colorado State Representatives Paul Lundeen and Tim Dore and Senator Kevin Lundberg for at least trying to limit the ability of the Colorado State government to boss around its citizens. Late in the 2015 legislative session, these three Colorado state elected officials were the prime sponsors of House Concurrent Resolution 1003 (HCR-1003) which would have decreased the duration of the...

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No, I Will Not “Shut My Pie Hole”!

No, I Will Not “Shut My Pie Hole”!

There has been much discussion in the pro-gun community over the past two weeks about whether or not Colorado State Senate President Bill Cadman should offer a late bill to move the firearms magazine limit from 15 rounds to 30 rounds, while full repeal of the limitation is pursued in a future legislative session. Senate President Bill Cadman has the ability to introduce this bill in the...

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Would Hillary Drive A Friend To A Third-Trimester Abortion?

Would Hillary Drive A Friend To A Third-Trimester Abortion?

Rank and file Republicans do not agree on every political issue. One such issue is whether or not they would attend a gay wedding. What is the media to do when they find an issue, during a Presidential election cycle, upon which Republicans don’t agree? They ask all of the Presidential candidates about it, to try and catch one of them saying something that will haunt them in the event that they...

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The Government Cannot Compel Speech

The Government Cannot Compel Speech

The Government Cannot Compel Speech Conservatives and civil libertarians were up in arms last year over the case of the bakery that was required by law to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. The baker didn’t want to bake the cake as same-sex marriages were against his religious values. This was largely debated as a religious liberty issue, and there is certainly a case to be made for that. There...

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Hillary Is A Bad Role Model For Women

Hillary Is A Bad Role Model For Women

Hillary Is A Bad Role Model For Women Women have worked for generations to demonstrate our equality in the workplace. In my 25 years in the banking industry, I was able to witness the progression and growth of women in leadership roles, as the free market rewarded the competence that women brought to banking. I was competent. I excelled. I was rewarded. This has been the experience of most women...

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