Congratulations to Women in Government State Directors!

It’s a new day, a new year and a new legislative session. And, something exciting has happened! Four Colorado women legislators have been named state directors for Women in Government. Congratulations to Rep. Clarice Navarro, R-Pueblo, Rep. Su Ryden, D-Aurora,… Continue reading

Explaining Conservatism

As conservatives it’s important that we learn to educate people about the fundamental values of conservatism. It’s especially necessary since we see conservative thought losing in the public arena. This is partly because of the left’s control of the media… Continue reading

Minority Franchising







The blur of taxes, regulations and mandates out of Washington has created a significant roadblock to job creation, but a recent action by an obscure government agency will hurt almost 200,000 minority businesses.… Continue reading

Making Sense of the Christmas Mystery

First published in The Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/dec/24/joy-overbeck-christmas-mystery-baffles-atheist-bri/

The Christmas story of God, Creator of the Universe, putting on a fleshly baby outfit and coming down to earth to be born in a dirty stable disguised as an infant, then… Continue reading

Courage vs. “Courage” – The Colorado Gun Control Debate

California High School student Ben Wolman recently wrote an essay, for which he won an award in a Profiles in Courage contest, called “John Morse: Small Price to Pay.” Wolman and I have different definitions of “courage.”

Wolman… Continue reading

The Primary Challenge

A few years ago I served as campaign manager for a US Congressional primary candidate and things went negative.  Sound familiar?  Our opponent’s campaign saturated the airwaves with an ad touting that eight of our candidate’s businesses were… Continue reading

The Cliff Effect

The Cliff Effect- The concept that the government drives our impoverished families up an unrealistic cliff with subsidiaries and handouts. When these families finally get the ability to grow in a higher paying position, they do not take the… Continue reading

Brains? Or Butts?

The cover of a popular sports magazine screams at me while waiting to purchase my bottle of water. The three young women are all posed with their arms interlocked, casually placed on each others “butts” while arching their backs in… Continue reading

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

Reclaiming a Heart of Generosity

February 14 is best known for giving over-priced flowers and chocolate, sending sweet notes, and dining with those we love. Most of us have participated willingly, but have questioned if Valentine’s Day is more about lining the pockets of the… Continue reading