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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

Who Do You Think You Are Anyways, Simon?

Let’s play Simon Says. Simon says to do your homework. Simon says to sit in your chair all day. Simon says if you talk to other students, you’re a disruption so go stand in the corner. Simon says you fail… Continue reading

All Issues Are Women’s Issues

What do women want? It’s a question often asked and more often gotten wrong.

At a recent Centennial Institute gubernatorial debate focused on Women and Colorado’s Future, four women challenged Republican candidates Bob Beauprez, Scott Gessler and Mike Kopp to… Continue reading

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

Children of the City

Maybe you have heard the statistics…

30 million people are enslaved globally, funding a $34 billion industry.

It is estimated that 300,000 prostituted children live on the streets in the U.S.

900,000 people are trafficked across international borders each year.… Continue reading

Don’t Be a Low-Information Eater

My first trip to Colorado’s eastern plains was a culture shock. My future husband had driven me out to Holyoke to meet his family. As we drove 150 miles straight east from CSU, it was the longest stretch of uninhabited… Continue reading

The Three Scariest Things About Amdt. 66

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