Joy Overbeck

Joy Overbeck

Joy Overbeck : I'm an award-winning journalist and author who's written articles and opinion pieces for magazines including Redbook, Woman's Day, Parents, TV Guide, Readers Digest, Health, and local publications like 5280, LUXE, Vail Valley Magazine, Vail-Beaver Creek Magazine, Colorado Summit Magazine, and others. I've authored three books, two of them humor books published by Pocket Books (Simon&Schuster.) I would love if you would visit my blog at www.godsayshi.org, -- it's about the surprising, often outrageous ways God makes His presence known to us in the Creation, our remarkable DNA, events in our everyday lives, and even in the headlines. I have a couple of horses and ex-husbands, love riding, skiing, travel, a distinguished red wine, and Tigger, the world's most audacious cat. (Photo by Kelly Lemon Photography)

If You Want Equal Pay, Don’t Work for a Democrat

Democrats like to rant about the inequality of women making less than men. Why then does Colorado Democrat Senator Mark Udall pay his women staffers 25% less than his Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner? Other Democrats like Colorado Rep. Jared Polis, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, even Obama -- all pay women staffers less than men. Just who is warring on women here? Continue reading

Easter’s message to the secularist

First published at: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/17/overbeck-easters-message-to-the-secularist/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

Now that a CEO can be forced from his job because he once contributed to a pro-heterosexual-marriage campaign, and a baker cannot legally refuse to bake a cake celebrating a “wedding” that he believes violates… Continue reading

The Three Scariest Things About Amdt. 66

Colorado Amendment 66 spends a billion dollars but doesn't aid educational excellence Continue reading

Colorado anti-gun laws target the most vulnerable – women and students left defenseless

 

By Joy Overbeck, The Washington Times, February 28, 2013

Colorado Democratic legislators are passing a hail of new anti-gun laws that prevent the most vulnerable from defending themselves in places often targeted by rapists and mass killers. Similar bills… Continue reading

Legalizing Weed In Colorado is Reefer Madness

Recently 60 Minutes did a piece on Colorado’s gangbusters Colorado “medical marijuana” industry that’s on track to become a nine billion dollar drug boom by 2016. Although Coloradans are the healthiest, most athletic bipeds in the nation, so direly in… Continue reading

Women Know Mitt and Barack – We’ve Dated Them Both

 

Seeing Mitt Romney and Barack Obama side by side in the recent debates, it hit me who they are. They’re the two prototypical guys nearly every one of us women has encountered in our romantic lives: the Boy Scout… Continue reading

What Price Your Vote?

Not that some cigar-puffing, back-slapping politician will be slipping you a few greasy bills. Vote bribery has gotten way more sophisticated than that these days.

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, over 100 million Americans or about one in three… Continue reading

Who Loves You Baby

 

by Joy Overbeck

Political gurus tell us the candidate the voters find the most ““empathetic, “likable” and “caring” nearly always wins. This explains why, with the Middle East in flames, the economy a disaster, and suffering Americans waiting to… Continue reading

Is Romney Too Rich to be President?

If you’re wealthy because of your success in business you’re pretty much an untouchable these days, a member of a maligned social caste in Barack Obama’s America of “transformative change.”  Mitt Romney is so rich many wonder if he’s… Continue reading

“War on Women” Fears are Waaay Overblown

What do you fear? And are your fears realistic –  could they actually happen? Do you worry about the nasty contents of an airplane toilet splashing down as you’re enjoying an ice cream cone at the local street fair?… Continue reading

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