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2006

  • 2006

    19 July 2006: Forked-tongued Conservatives

    Beware forked-tongue conservatives Hypocrisy can be defined as the insistence of having it both ways. Since Russell Kirk published The Conservative Mind in 1953, the conservative mind has evolved, or arguably…

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    Rebuttals

    Can’t stop the world from warming–Graeber “An Inconvenient Truth” here is that the liberal environmentalists have finally found a topic that allows them some leverage against their old antagonists Big Oil…

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    “It’s nonsense” by Steve Graeber

    Global warming is bigger thangas-guzzling cars Is there global warming? Yes. The planet’s climate is always warming or cooling, ice is always melting or accumulating. Is this global warming caused by…

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    It’s for real by Jerry Fabyanic

    Price of adapting too steep for Big Oil, Big Money When discussing controversial issues, reason can go quickly out the window if emotion gains leverage. That is particularly true about global…

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    14 June 2006: Murray Blumenthal -Renaissance Man

    Murray Blumenthal: Renaissance Man By the front door, Alicia Blumenthal keeps a wondrous photo of Murray her husband for more than 50 years, standing in front of their Georgetown home. With…

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    31 May 2006: Church & State in Idaho Springs

    Council ban heeds constitution’s intent To say the least, the report of local religious groups using the Idaho Springs City Hall for their prayer meeting and the subsequent reaffirmation of the…

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    17 May 2006: Americans & Privacy

    Americans shouldn’t sacrifice privacy Dateline: May 17, 1984. The latest blow to privacy and personal liberty is the revelation Big Brother has been snooping through Americans’ phone records. President Bush says…

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    3 May 2006: Reclaiming the Commonweal

    Reclaiming the public good in November President Bush’s poll numbers are in the tank, 32 percent according to FOX news, the administration’s propaganda arm. My bet is they will not sink…

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    26 April 2006: Citizens & Disasters

    Citizens can step up in disasters Had former Colorado Senator Gary Hart been president in 2001, it is not likely he would have ignored the Presidential Daily Briefing “Bin Laden Determined…

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    12 April 2006: Earth Day & I-70

    Clear Creek wants an Earth-friendly I-70 Saturday, April 22, will mark the 37th Earth Day. Some will write it off as a day for tree-hugging kooks and loonies to “do their…

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    15 March 2006: Teacher Freedoms

    Teacher freedoms are first to go The quote attributed to Voltaire comes to mind when thinking about the Jay Bennish Affair: “I may not agree with what you say, but I’ll…

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    1 March 2006: America Today

    The founders wouldn’t approve “There is nothing more important for our national government to be doing than protecting us. Period!” Steven Graeber, Clear Creek Courant, February 22, 2006. “We hold these…

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    1 February 2006: Tancredo & Elway, immigrants

    Let’s face it,Tancredo, even Elway an immigrant I don’t know about you, but I have had it—tired of “those people” who immigrate to Colorado, refuse to learn the language, drink swill…

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    18 January 2006: Unbridled Control & Corruption

    Unbridle control leads to corruption Spying on American citizens without court approval and denying reproductive rights to women have one thing in common—power and control. Arguments of one being about protecting…