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Moving Toward A Free-Market In Education

Moving Toward A Free-Market In Education

Imagine if you could shop for your child’s education just like you’d shop for a new laptop. If you were shopping for a new laptop, you would look online at the features to see if they match your needs. You would look at reviews and at what Consumer Reports has to say about the specs, the durability and the overall performance. You might ask your friends what brand laptop they have and how they...

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Colorado’s State-Wide Ballot Amendments – What is the Proper Role of Government?

Colorado’s State-Wide Ballot Amendments – What is the Proper Role of Government?

Following are my opinions on the state-wide ballot initiatives in Colorado from my perspective about whether or not they are actually the proper role of government.  Feel free to reach out if you have questions about your local ballot issues. Amendment 67 – Definition of Person and Child The marketing for Amendment 67 would have you believe that it exists solely to gain equal rights in wrongful...

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Why I Support Bernie Herpin

Why I Support Bernie Herpin

Colorado State Senate District 11 is a contest between two very different candidates. On the Republican side is Bernie Herpin.  Herpin is a retired military Captain, having served time in both the Navy and the Air Force, a private sector defense contractor, 27 year volunteer with the Colorado Springs Police Department and a former Colorado Springs City Councilman.  Bernie stepped up to run for...

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BUTT OUT OF MY MEDICINE CABINET — It’s Not About Birth Control

BUTT OUT OF MY MEDICINE CABINET — It’s Not About Birth Control

BUTT OUT OF MY MEDICINE CABINET It’s Not About Birth Control The Supreme Court today sided with Hobby Lobby, and other similarly situated privately held companies, allowing them to choose not to offer specific types of birth control in their health benefits package. The religious freedom argument is ubiquitous today, and I will not add to that.  Instead, I will approach this topic from a...

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Courage vs. “Courage” – The Colorado Gun Control Debate

Courage vs. “Courage” – The Colorado Gun Control Debate

California High School student Ben Wolman recently wrote an essay, for which he won an award in a Profiles in Courage contest, called “John Morse: Small Price to Pay.” Wolman and I have different definitions of “courage.” Wolman paints then-Senate-President John Morse as an independent-minded legislator, concerned only about the safety of the citizens he serves, and not concerned at all about...

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Don’t You Dare Tell Me How to Best Defend Myself

Don’t You Dare Tell Me How to Best Defend Myself

It is important for ordinary citizens to defend their rights in their local communities. When elected officials forget whose money they are spending and whose rights they are eroding—when they forget who’s the boss and who’s the public servant—then it’s up to citizens to speak out and reset the balance.

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