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Guest Column: Loveland’s fracking vote not just a local matter

Residents of Loveland recently voted against a citywide ban on the energy extraction method known as hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” Far from being a local matter, their decision to reject the two-year drilling moratorium could have dramatic consequences for millions… Continue reading

Mandatory Quality in Colorado

The state of Colorado’s politicians decided a few years ago to develop alliances for childhood development in each county to better serve the population with a conglomerate of interested parties giving feedback on how to spend early childhood funds. These… Continue reading

Will Mark Udall’s ‘War on Women’ Tactics Work?

Sen. Mark Udall’s campaign consultants must be scratching their heads. After months of paying for expensive ads focused almost exclusively on birth control and abortion, their candidate remains statistically tied with his opponent, Congressman Cory Gardner, in the polls. A… Continue reading

Sen. Udall, Freedom is Broader Than You Think via Denver Post

Fortune cookies and Mark Udall have more in common than Colorado’s Democratic U.S. senator might like to admit.

You probably know the juvenile prank of reading the message inside a fortune cookie — like, “Now is the time to try… Continue reading

Have We Been Bewitched?

I might be dating myself but I used to love reruns of “Bewitched” as a kid.  How great it would be to pop in and out of places from Paris, to New York, or to my Aunt Jennifer’s house… Continue reading

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder with Contraception

Senator Udall, really…this again…pitting women against women, using single ladies as pawns?  Your chess game is getting very predictable.  Have you forgotten the queen does as she pleases?  You try to make women believe that contraception is… Continue reading

Regulators Wore Us Down

Spiders and I go back a long way. I’ve found them in my car, my shoes, even a cup of coffee. I used to scream, jump and run. That is, until the spiders wore me down.

I was living in… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Bullying Women in Political Ads

The constant negative political ads that use women as pawns to influence votes are the “war on women”. They make us out to be single-issue voters.

The recent television ads against Cory Gardner are shameful. They politicize everything, making voters… Continue reading

Minimum Wage, Minimum Skill

It is very sad to read the latest news on McDonald’s, which just reported its longest stretch without rising US sales in its corporate history. I wondered how much of this decline has to do with the movement to raise… Continue reading

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