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My ObamaCare Story

As a struggling Colorado family, I can attest how terrible Obamacare has been for our financial stability. We have had to deal with increased premiums, a cancelled policy, and increased costs for our prescriptions. I have two children that both… 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

Freaking about Fracking

When I was a little kid in Kansas, the rumors around kid-dom were that the earth was going back to an Ice Age and the killer bees were coming to get us from Texas.  So we would either freeze… Continue reading

Obamacare – Like a Jar of Peanut Butter?

So I thought of this analogy the other day; see if you agree.

The Affordable Health Care for America Act, better known as Obamacare, is like a jar of peanut butter.

Here’s my thinking:

Right now, there is a jar… Continue reading

Does Sex Ed Belong in Your Child’s Classroom?

House Bill 13-1081, proposed by Democratic lawmakers, would add language to Colorado state law defining standards for human sexuality education, and create a program of grants for school districts that want to implement such programs. The program would be run the Department of Public Health and Environment, and the grants would be funded by non-tax sources. 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

One camp wants to set us free in this election, which do you think it is?

The uncertainty over this administration’s fiscal and regulatory policies have business owners sitting on their thumbs:

Steven Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, said on Monday that he was sitting on his thumbs with over a billion dollars tied up… 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

Food, Glorious Food!

Where in our lives is food not present?  From our most important life events, to feeding our families and the kudos we get when they ooh and ahh at our creations.  From Julie and… Continue reading

Waste Not. Want Not. SNAP Benefits.

In November 2008, it was 30 million.  Almost four years later in September 2012, it has increased to 46.6 million.  Am I talking about the increase in foreclosures…. Am I talking about the number of customers cancelling their… Continue reading

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