With Halloween creeping up on us, it’s time to turn our attention to spooky stuff. Though it looks like Republicans are in good shape to take the Senate, in the horrific possibility that Democrats prevail, here are… Continue reading
First published on Townhall at: http://townhall.com/columnists/joyoverbeck/2014/10/01/you-may-not-be-into-politics-but-politics-is-into-you-n1899158
People, especially young people, often say that they don’t care about politics. They’re just not into it; they think politics doesn’t affect their lives. Even if they cared enough to get involved, they’re… Continue reading
While some people consider the controversy in Jeffco schools over AP history standards to be a distraction from the debate over performance pay for teachers, the former issue will have a greater impact on students and… Continue reading
So, I have been thinking.
Why do we have to rely on the vices of Colorado Citizens’ to fund our children’s schools?
We have some real money makers here in Colorado… marijuana, gambling, alcohol and cigarettes. These things all help… Continue reading
Originally Published at: http://www.denverpost.com/Opinion/ci_26568582/Right-to-an-abortion-is-not-in-jeopardy#disqus_thread
Democrats seem intent on making this election about choice. What else explains the barrage of ads in the Colorado U.S. Senate race with the false narrative that a woman’s right to get a legal abortion is… Continue reading
This was first published at The Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/8/overbeck-misplaced-hope-in-progress/
President Obama thinks that history will magically take out all the bad guys in the world. He repeatedly lectures us that bad actors – people like Vladimir Putin, Syria’s president… Continue reading
Guest Commentary in the Denver Post
Like many Colorado families, the recession hit us hard. I lost my job in the roughest months of 2009. I haven’t been able to find a replacement job since, so… Continue reading