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  • Colorado Is The Test Run For Democrats’ Vote-By-Mail Blame Game

    09/17/2020 7:56:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin
    The Federalist ^ | September 17, 2020 | Jimmy Sengenberger
    Democrats are setting up Louis DeJoy and the U.S. Postal Service to be the ‘fall guy’ for 2020 vote-by-mail elections, ignoring much-needed USPS reforms. Democrats have a new prime target in their political sights: U.S. Postal Service and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. On Friday, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold sued USPS and DeJoy for a supposed “attempt at voter suppression that violates the United States Constitution and federal statutes and must be stopped immediately.” This time, the “voter suppression” and “constitutional violation” came in the form of a postcard sent to voters with incomplete information about vote-by-mail.Really? One deficient...
  • Michelle Malkin: Americans Against Unconstitutional Mask Mandates

    09/16/2020 6:58:12 PM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | September 16, 2020 | Michelle Malkin
    Good news: The anti-mask mandate movement is gaining steam. Americans yearning to breathe free are waking up from their pandemic stupor. Common sense and constitutional principles, now more than ever, are vital to a sovereign nation's health. On Monday, a federal judge rescinded Democratic Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's shutdown orders restricting gatherings, forcing "nonessential" business closures, and directing citizens to stay at home to combat COVID-19. U.S. District Judge William Stickman determined that the sweeping measures violated "the right of assembly enshrined in the First Amendment." He noted Wolf's hypocrisy in severely limiting indoor and outdoor fairs, festivals, concerts, and...
  • Colorado team creating ‘farm-to-table’ COVID-19 antibody tests to boost quality and bypass shortages

    09/14/2020 6:27:17 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 2 replies
    UC Health Today ^ | May 5, 2020 | Katy Kerwin McCrimmon
    A team of scientists at the Anschutz Medical Campus is racing to create a new, high-quality antibody test that could be scaled to provide plenty of tests to people throughout Colorado in the coming months.
  • Wildfires Will Become Worse Thanks To Decades-Old Liberal Policies, Says Fire Expert Who Predicted Uptick In Blazes

    09/13/2020 7:30:25 PM PDT · by george76 · 23 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | September 13, 2020 | CHRIS WHITE
    Bill Clinton’s land management rules and other liberal policies paved the way for future debilitating wildfires ... Zybach warned of potential disastrous wildfires shortly after Clinton signed a slate of rules in the mid-1990s that drastically reduced logging and road creation on federal lands. ... Shortly before leaving office in 2001, Clinton limited the ability of the United States Forest Service to thin out a dense thicket of foliage and downed trees on federal land... created a ticking time bomb ... “If you don’t start managing these forests, then they are going to start burning up. Thirty years later, they...
  • Labor Day Win: CEOs Hire Americans Because Donald Trump Excludes Visa Workers

    09/08/2020 1:52:02 PM PDT · by NobleFree · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Sep 2020 | NEIL MUNRO
    Business groups are training young Americans for jobs and careers because President Donald Trump temporarily blocked the inflow of foreign contract-workers, according to multiple press reports. In Tennessee, the Gatlinburg-area tourist industry was denied many J-1 workers, so it “responded by developing a hospitality internship program that seeks to bring more U.S. college-age workers to the area,” according to a September 6 report in the Wall Street Journal. “We’ve tried to get creative,” said Allen Newton, the director of the Sevier County Economic Development Council. In Kentucky, the horseracing industry is hiring and training Americans because Trump blocked the inflow...
  • Colorado secretary of state threatens to refer Trump for prosecution after double-voting comment

    09/08/2020 12:21:09 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 08 2020 | Morgan Phillips
    Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold threatened to refer President Trump for prosecution after he seemed to suggest that North Carolinians try to vote two ways in the November election. Griswold said she would include the president in prosecution for suspected cases of double voting "if it makes sense." "In Colorado, we take double voting seriously and refer all suspected cases for legal enforcement," the Colorado secretary wrote on Twitter. "If it makes sense, I will include @realDonaldTrump in the referral for prosecution. He may not have presidential immunity anymore depending on the election."
  • Fan ban for Broncos' opener about politics, not science

    09/06/2020 1:31:09 PM PDT · by logician2u · 52 replies
    Colorado Springs Gazette ^ | 9/4/2020 | Paul Klee
    DENVER — You guys like data? Science? Facts? Same here. Love the stuff. Can’t get enough of it these days. So check out this Grade A, Hall of Fame, world-class data from the Colorado health department: On the same day the Broncos announced that Empower Field at Mile High will be empty of fans in Week 1, a state with over 5.7 million people had 146 people in the hospital with COVID-19. Total. 146. And who doesn’t feel bad for sick people? Getting sick stinks. I pray they recover in short order. But while it’s a bummer that anyone’s ever...
  • Latest Updates: Cameron Peak Fire grew almost 10,000 acres overnight (Colorado)

    09/06/2020 3:47:50 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 33 replies
    KDVR ^ | 9-6-20 (update) | web Staff
    A large wildfire continued to grow Thursday in the wilderness west of Fort Collins. It has been burning since Aug. 13. The Cameron Peak Fire, as it has been named, has forced the evacuations of several nearby campgrounds and communities. Click here for updates from the US Fire Service. UPDATE (Sept. 6, 3:36 p.m.): The fire moved south into the remote northern part of Rocky Mountain National Park late yesterday. Because of Red Flag Warnings, critical fire weather conditions and active fire behavior on the Cameron Peak Fire, Trail Ridge Road in RMNP will close at 3 pm today due...
  • U.S. Rep Ken Buck draws criticism for T-shirt worn at campaign event

    09/06/2020 6:52:07 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 18 replies
    Greeley Tribune ^ | September 3, 2020 | JADYN WATSON-FISHER
    U.S. Rep Ken Buck draws criticism for T-shirt worn at campaign event By JADYN WATSON-FISHER September 3, 2020 One Colorado congressman has received criticism for wearing a T-shirt at a political event with the slogan, “Kill ‘em all, let God sort ‘em out.” Some local leaders say the phrase, no matter the intent, is inappropriate considering the turbulent political climate. Ken Buck, U.S. Representative from Windsor and Colorado GOP chairman, was photographed wearing the T-shirt at a “BBQ and Guns” rally over the weekend in Grand Junction with Sen. Cory Gardner and congressional candidate Lauren Boebert. Most of the criticism...
  • Bandimere Family Files Lawsuit Against Gov. Jared Polis, State And Jefferson County Health Departments [ Colorado ]

    09/04/2020 7:18:16 AM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    CBS4 ^ | September 3, 2020 | Jennifer McRae
    This On The Same Day The Health Department Sued Bandimere Speedway After 'Stop The COVID Chaos' Rally.. The Bandimere family, of Bandimere Speedway, has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Jared Polis, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the Jefferson County Department of Health. This comes on the same day Jefferson County’s health department filed an injunction after the “Stop The COVID Chaos” rally. The lawsuit filed by the Bandimere family states, among other things, that the use of executive orders as demonstrated by Polis are unconstitutional. Hundreds of people attended the “Stop the COVID Chaos” rally Tuesday night...
  • ‘He picked the wrong guy’: Arvada man confronts would-be carjacker outside King Soopers [ Colorado ]

    09/04/2020 7:09:32 AM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    KDVR ^ | Sep 2, 2020 | Keagan Harsha
    An Arvada man says he doesn’t regret his actions after confronting a would-be carjacker outside the King Soopers at 58th and Independence in Arvada. About 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 28, Paul Heagerty says he feared the worst when a man walked up to him while he was putting away his groceries. The man threatened Heagerty with a gun. “I was like, ‘Oh my God, I’m going to get shot,'” Heagerty said. The man demanded the keys to Heagerty’s car. He says seconds later, there was a gun pointed at his stomach. “It was surreal. When he pulled that gun, I...
  • UPDATED: Boulder Police: Boy Who Was Attacked For Trump Yard Sign Used It To Block Woman’s Punches

    09/04/2020 12:56:29 AM PDT · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 21 replies
    DenverCBS 4 ^ | 9/3/2020 | Jesse Sarles
    More details emerge: 1) 12-yr old boy used his Trump sign as a defensive weapon against his adult assailant. Love it! 2) She hit him in the back of the head, 4 or 5 times, with a CLOSED FIST. Scumbag! ================================= BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – A 12-year-old boy had to use his Trump campaign yard sign to block the flying fists of an attacking woman on a Boulder street earlier this week. That’s according to police documents acquired by CBS4 on Thursday. The attack happened just after noon on Monday when the boy was riding his bike northbound on Folsom...
  • Remembering the Gold King Mine Blowout ( Colorado, NM, and Utah )

    09/03/2020 10:43:10 PM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    Townhall ^ | Sep 04, 2020 | Duggan Flanakin
    On the fifth anniversary of the notorious spill of 3 million gallons of heavily contaminated acid mine water from the Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Utah announced an agreement that ends the state’s lawsuit. Neither the EPA nor the contractors involved at the Gold King spill site are entirely off the hook for their alleged missteps that resulted in downstream damages. Lawsuits filed by the Navajo Nation, the State of New Mexico, and a group of Navajo farmers and ranchers have been consolidated, and discovery is proceeding, with a projected...
  • Boulder Police: Woman Assaulted 12-Year-Old Boy Over Trump Sign

    09/03/2020 9:26:42 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    denver.cbslocal.com ^ | September 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm | By Anica Padilla
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Boulder want to find a woman who attacked a 12-year-old boy who was riding his bike with yard sign supporting Pres. Donald Trump. Police say it happened on Monday, at Folsom Street and Glenwood Drive. According to the police report, a woman riding a moped passed the boy and saw the sign. “The suspect made a U-turn and approached the victim and began assaulting him because of his political banner. The suspect then attempted to take the banner but was unsuccessful,” investigators stated. The suspect was described as a white female, in her 20s...
  • Colorado Woman Repeatedly Punches 12-Year-Old Boy in the Back of the Head Over Trump Yard Sign

    09/02/2020 4:43:28 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 54 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 2, 2020 | Cristina Laila
    A woman on Monday violently assaulted a 12-year-old boy over a Trump yard sign. The Denver Post reported that Boulder police spokeswoman Shannon Aulabaugh said the woman was driving a moped when she spotted the boy on his bike and did a u-turn to confront him over the Trump sign. The liberal woman approached the boy and said something to the effect of “you want something to look at,” and used a closed fist to beat the boy in the back of the head and arms several times, and scratched him.
  • Solar Panels Are Starting to Die. What Will We Do With The Megatons Of Toxic Trash?

    09/01/2020 11:52:50 AM PDT · by george76 · 119 replies
    American Experiment. ^ | August 27, 2020 | Isaac Orr
    Most people seem to believe that wind and solar panels produce no waste and have no negative environmental impacts. Unfortunately, these people are wrong. In reality, everything that humans do has an environmental impact, whether it be mining, using a coal-fired power plant, or even tourism. When it comes to energy and environmental policy, the real question to ask is not “will there be an impact?” but rather, “can the impacts be minimized?” ... Because everything has an effect on the environment, it is important that everyone understands the impacts of all energy sources so we can make the best...
  • Four Young Leftists Sentenced in Court After Hurling Chlorine Bomb at Police Officer, Nearly Killing Him and Detonating 7 Other Bombs

    09/01/2020 6:25:25 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 63 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | August 31, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    Four young violent leftists were sentenced last week on charges they created a road hazard as a stationary target. Then the young leftists hurled a chlorine bomb at the police officer when he stop to clear the road.
  • Police: 18-Year-Old Kyree Brown Robbed And Killed Couple Who Responded To Ad For Used Car

    09/01/2020 5:55:33 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 71 replies
    denver.cbslocal.com ^ | Anica Padilla
    Aurora police say a couple was shot and killed after responding to an online advertisement for a used car. Investigators say 18-year-old Kyree Brown admitted to stealing the 2017 Toyota RAV4 and posting it for sale on the Letgo app. When Joseph and Jossline Roland met him to buy the car, with thousands of dollars in cash, Brown allegedly pulled a gun — and shot them as they tried to get away. According to the arrest affidavit, the Rolands left home at about 11 p.m. on Aug. 14 to meet the seller at Southlands Mall. Brown said he met the...
  • Rep. Ken Buck calls for investigation into funding of violent protests

    08/31/2020 12:52:47 PM PDT · by RandFan · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug 30 | By Nick Givas
    Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., on Sunday called for a Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into the funding of recent violent protests that have sprung up across the country, echoing statements made by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who was recently attacked while with his wife during the Republican National Convention. "The Justice Department needs to open an investigation into who is funding these violent riots," Buck tweeted.Buck had first addressed the issue after Paul and his wife Kelley were accosted while returning from the RNC, on the way back to their hotel. "If the Tea Party threatened a Democratic Senator and...
  • Six Days Later, Colorado’s John Hickenlooper And Sen. Michael Bennet Have Yet To Condemn Denver Riots

    08/30/2020 11:51:21 AM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    The Federalist ^ | AUGUST 28, 2020 | Tristan Justice
    Days after “social justice” riots erupted in downtown Denver last weekend, destroying businesses and launching fireworks at police, Colorado’s Democrat senator and its nominee to oust the state’s Republican incumbent have yet to condemn the political violence. Sen. Michael Bennet, re-elected in 2016, and former Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is running to unset Republican Sen. Cory Gardner this November, have joined the vast array of Democrats turning a blind eye to the lawless unrest in their states while cities burn. “They brought weapons to the table. They had guns. They brought explosives, axes, machetes, and had one intent, purpose...