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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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Consumers, Not The Government, Should Determine The Success Of Powdered Alcohol

Consumers, Not The Government, Should Determine The Success Of Powdered Alcohol

Consumers, Not The Government, Should Determine The Success Of Powdered Alcohol What is powdered alcohol and why does the government want to keep it from us? Powdered alcohol, or Palcohol, is a product that has not yet hit the market, but 7 states have already banned it, with many more states trying to ban it. Why? Because, according to the many bill sponsors in state legislatures across the...

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Repeal Of CO Magazine Limitation Law Has Bi-Partisan Support

Repeal Of CO Magazine Limitation Law Has Bi-Partisan Support

Repeal Of CO Magazine Limitation Law Has Bi-Partisan Support Senate Bill 15-175 would repeal the 2013 law that limited the size of ammunition magazines to 15 rounds. The unusual characteristic of this bill is that there are 4 Democrat co-sponsors, 3 in the Senate and 1 in the House. This is an attribute of the Colorado General Assembly that many other states don’t have: We have pro-gun...

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Taking A Swipe At Small Business

Taking A Swipe At Small Business

What bill could the Colorado State Legislature be cooking up that has the far right and the far left singing Kumbaya? House Bill 15-1154 is doing just that, bringing both sides of the aisle to the aid of small business. Here is what the Denver Post has to say about it. When a patron uses their credit card, the merchant is charged an “interchange fee” by their bank. Generally, larger merchants...

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Crushing The American Dream

Crushing The American Dream

Crushing the American Dream What is powdered alcohol and why does the government want to keep it from us? Powdered alcohol, or Palcohol, is a product that has not yet hit the market, but 5 states have already banned it, with many more states trying to ban it. Why? Because, according to the Republican bill sponsor in Colorado, JoAnn Windholz, “It’s prudent for states to ban the product...

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