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  • After Chicago Approves $70M More for Illegals, Alderman Says “We are Not Taking Care of Our Own’

    04/17/2024 9:04:53 AM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Apr. 17, 2024 | Margaret Flavin
    Like communities around the country, Chicago is hemorrhaging cash to deal with the devastating consequences of Joe Biden’s border disaster. On Monday, the Budget and Government Operations Committee of the Chicago City Council voted 20-8 to send Mayor Brandon Johnson’s request for $70 million in additional City funding to care for illegals to the full Council. CBS News reports that the request is part of a spending plan announced by Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle in February. The State of Illinois and Cook County pledged a combined $250 million to help fund the crisis,...
  • Gov. Jared Polis signs bill eliminating most occupancy limits in housing — here’s what is still allowed

    04/16/2024 9:00:17 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 54 replies
    MSN ^ | 04/16/2024 | Seth Klamann,
    DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law Monday that officially eliminates most restrictions on how many unrelated roommates can live together in Colorado. House Bill 1007 prohibits local governments from enacting occupancy limits, which Polis and other critics of the policy have derided as discriminatory and outdated. Roughly two dozen Colorado cities have such restrictions on the books, though lawmakers said that only a few — including the college town of Fort Collins — actively enforce them. “This issue is both a housing issue and a civil rights issue,” Polis said during a bill-signing ceremony outside the...
  • Colorado House Democrats Pass Bill Banning AR-15s and 9mm Pistols with Threaded Barrels

    04/15/2024 6:53:44 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/15/2024 | Awr Hawkins
    Colorado House Democrats passed “assault weapons” ban legislation Sunday to prohibit the sale of AR-15s and certain 9mm pistols. On March 20, 2024, Breitbart News reported that the legislation, HB24-1292, bans 9mm pistols that have threaded barrels and accept a detachable magazine. Moreover, the text of HB24-1292 makes clear that a semiautomatic handgun of any caliber would be banned if it takes a detachable magazine and has a threaded barrel.
  • Denver To Defund Police, Fire Dept In Order To Fund Services And Housing For Illegal ‘Newcomers’

    04/14/2024 11:40:30 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 74 replies
    OAN ^ | 4/14/2024 | Brooke Mallory
    Denver intends to defund its police force and fire department in order to better support those illegally entering the U.S. through a program that provides a monthly debit card based on family size, free housing, “access to language instruction, career pathway explorations, industry-recognized credential training, and work-based learning opportunities.”
  • Republicans tee up primary between Gabe Evans, Janak Joshi in Colorado's 8th Congressional District

    04/12/2024 1:50:34 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 2 replies
    Colorado Policitcs ^ | Apr 3, 2024 Updated Apr 4, 2024 | Ernest Luning
    Republican congressional candidates Gabe Evans and Janak Joshi will face off in the GOP primary to decide who challenges Democratic U.S. Rep. Yadira Caraveo in Colorado's most closely divided district. Evans, a first-term state representative from Fort Lupton, won top-line designation at the GOP's 8th Congressional District assembly on Saturday in Greeley. In contrast, Joshi, a former three-term state representative from Colorado Springs, barely made the primary, with only a few delegate votes to spare. A third Republican who went through the assembly process, insurance agent and first-time candidate Joseph Andujo, endorsed Evans after falling short of the 30% support...
  • Littleton Public School bus aide fired after Colorado students with autism "tortured and traumatized"

    04/09/2024 7:23:58 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 21 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | April 9, 2024 | Kelly Werthmann
    Fractured bones, a knocked-out tooth, deep bruises, and immeasurable heartache. Those are just some of the injuries suffered by at least three students with autism allegedly at the hands of a Littleton Public Schools paraprofessional trusted to care for them. The kids take a dedicated bus provided by the LPS transportation system to get to one of Colorado's most highly regarded private schools for students with autism – The Joshua School. Yet, as some parents discovered and told CBS News Colorado – that bus was a place of torture. -snip That video was shared Tuesday morning, showing Dax aboard that...
  • Boebert 'got so drunk at GOP Christmas party bar staff stopped serving her - and tried taking so many selfies with Donald Trump his security pulled her away'

    04/05/2024 11:31:23 PM PDT · by RandFan · 138 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 6 | By ALEX HAMMER
    Waitstaff declined to serve Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert more drinks During the New York Young Republican Club’s annual gala in December, attendees have claimed. Three months after her theatre scandal, Boebert, 37, was seen repeatedly trying to take selfies with Trump at their shared table at the New York Young Republican Club’s annual gala in Manhattan, at Cipriani Wall Street. The alleged outbursts, multiple witnesses claimed, prompted Trump's security to intervene, requesting she desist. Still, the GOP frontrunner issued a glowing endorsement for the firebrand this past month - as a series of consecutive scandals threatens to upend her congressional...
  • Boebert clinches top spot on primary ballot in new Colorado district

    04/05/2024 6:56:55 PM PDT · by RandFan · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/05/24 7:37 PM ET | BY CAROLINE VAKIL
    Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) clinched the first spot on the ballot for her Colorado GOP primary after securing the highest percentage of delegate support on Friday at the district assembly. Boebert, who is running for the full two-year term in former Republican Rep. Ken Buck’s eastern Colorado district, received 41 percent support from the 527 delegates gathered at the assembly, according to the Colorado Sun. That allows her name to be placed first on the GOP ballot in June.
  • Dem. Colorado state senator says she's seeking treatment for alcoholism after showing up DRUNK to heated public meeting about controversial plans for sex offender halfway-house

    04/05/2024 1:29:10 PM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 4 April 2024 | RACHEL BOWMAN
    State Senator Faith Winter arrived late and drunk to a pubic meeting .. She slurred her words and scrolled on her phone at the halfway-house hearing.. ... A Democratic Colorado State Senator announced she is getting substance abuse treatment after she arrived late to a public hearing late, intoxicated, slurred her words and scrolled on her phone while community members talked. Faith Winter, the assistant senate majority leader, was nearly 10 minutes late on Wednesday to a community hearing in Northglenn about a plan to open a halfway house for sex offenders near an elementary school. When she walked in...
  • Boebert undergoes emergency surgery for blood clot due to rare condition

    04/03/2024 6:14:16 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 39 replies
    Just The News ^ | April 3, 2024 7:35am | By Madeleine Hubbard
    Doctors successfully removed the clot and inserted a stent for Boebert, who is expected to make a full recovery. Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert underwent emergency surgery to remove a blood clot that she received due to a rare condition known as May-Thurner Syndrome, her campaign said. She experienced severe swelling in her upper left leg and was admitted to the hospital in Loveland, Colo., on Monday afternoon, her campaign said late Tuesday evening on Facebook. The congresswoman underwent a CT Scan and doctors discovered an acute blood clot and diagnosed her with May-Thurner Syndrome, which is a condition that...
  • Colorado Democrats Pushing 11% Excise Firearms Tax, Other California Gun Controls

    04/01/2024 8:01:03 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/01/2024 | Awr Hawkins
    Colorado Democrats are pushing an 11 percent excise tax on gun and ammunition sales, as well as numerous other California-style gun controls. There is a public hearing on the excise tax proposal today, and Colorado Springs firearms instructor Ana Flanell is urging the public to rally against the tax. On Easter Sunday she posted to X: “Join me at the Capitol tomorrow to testify against this “sin” tax. Self-defense is our right and we should not be taxed an outrageous 11% to exercise our Second Amendment rights. I’ve included a screenshot below of what to select when signing up. Let’s...
  • Denver official suggests migrants go to NYC, warning they would ‘suffer even more’ if they stayed

    04/01/2024 8:05:04 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    Nypost ^ | 04/01/2024 | David Propper
    A Denver official recently encouraged new migrants there to pack their bags for New York or other US cities — warning they would “suffer even more” if they stayed in the Colorado capital, according to reportedly obtained footage. City worker Andres Carrera told a group of migrants staying inside a shelter that Denver didn’t have the resources to support them as he made clear that “the opportunities are over,” according to a video obtained by 9 News and aired over the weekend. “We are not going to block you if you want to stay here … I am here to...
  • As crime in Denver soars, RTD finds itself in the frontlines

    03/26/2024 6:02:39 PM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    Denver Gazette ^ | Mar 26, 2024 | Sage Kelley
    To RTD, the crimes that are happening are a microcosm of a larger, societal challenge that is seeping its way into its buses, trains and stations.. The Lakewood Police Department described a disturbing scene that unfolded on Feb. 13 at a Regional Transportation District light rail station. Two teenage girls allegedly assaulted a man at the Wadsworth Boulevard light rail station, the police said. The teens seemingly attacked the man at random, holding him down, kicking him and calling him racial slurs, the police added. The incident was one of several crimes that occurred in metro Denver's public transportation system...
  • Liberal state declares war on small farmers and homesteaders: War on food is spreading in U.S. through land-use restrictions, geoengineering and waves of propaganda

    03/24/2024 6:24:13 AM PDT · by george76 · 42 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Mar. 24, 2024 | Leo Hohmann
    War on food is spreading in U.S. through land-use restrictions, geoengineering and waves of propaganda Remember, it really is all about depopulation The World Economic Forum warned us several years ago that its ultimate goal was to destroy the middle class. How else would you explain their slogan: “You will own nothing and learn to like it“? This mantra is playing out in real time in the state of Oregon, and other states, in various forms which we will get into in this article. Small farmers are under attack in the Beaver State, which has begun shutting down family farms...
  • PANSIES: Johnson Spending Bill Includes $845K for Gay Garden Parties

    03/22/2024 10:38:14 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 49 replies
    Todd Starnes ^ | 3/24 | Todd Starnes
    DEVELOPING STORY: The massive spending bill presented by House Republican leaders is filled with millions of dollars in funding for LGBT organizations — including $845,000 for gay garden parties.Envision: You in Colorado, an organization focused on LGBTQ individuals, will received $845,000 of your tax dollars to host gay-themed garden parties and art shows.
  • Outgoing GOP Rep. Buck: Biden Impeachment Inquiry a ‘Sideshow’ — We Need to to ‘Move On’

    03/21/2024 6:54:49 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/21/2024 | Pam Key
    Outgoing Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) said Thursday on CNN’s “OutFront” that the Republican-led House impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden’s possible involvement with his son Hunter’s business deals was a “sideshow” that needed to end. Buck said, “I think the investigation is warranted in terms of looking at what Hunter Biden did. I think that we may want to look at laws that restrict the family members of the president and vice president in terms of outside of influences.”
  • Democratic cities that welcomed migrants are starting to roll back aid

    03/20/2024 4:24:00 PM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 20, 2024 | Joanna Slater, Reis Thebault and Karin Brulliard
    When a wave of migrants began arriving in Democratic-run cities far from the Southern border two years ago, officials welcomed them with open arms. Now they’re limiting aid to new arrivals as their instinct for compassion confronts hard budgetary realities. In recent days, New York and Chicago — two of the nation’s largest cities — have instituted substantial changes to their shelter policies. In Chicago, the city began evicting migrants who had overstayed a new 60-day time limit, saying it did not have the resources to meet the need. In New York, migrants had benefited from the city’s right to...
  • CO Democrat Seretary of State Wants State-Level ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban

    03/19/2024 10:36:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/19/2024 | AWR HAWKINS
    Colorado Seretary of State Jena Griswold (D) is standing with House Democrats in her state who are pushing for a ban on “assault weapons.” On March 19, 2024, Griswold posted to X: I support an assault weapons ban in Colorado. We can’t wait for the federal government to act. — Jena Griswold (@JenaGriswold) March 19, 2024 On February 29, 2024, Griswold (pictured above) used to X to share Denver 7’s coverage of the broader gun control push undertaken this year by Colorado House Democrats. That broader push includes creating new gun-free zones which would even prohibit licensed concealed carriers from...
  • The Buck Stops in Northern Colorado: Why did Trump-hating Colorado Rep. Ken Buck resign his congressional seat so suddenly?

    03/19/2024 9:11:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/19/24 | Brian C. Joondeph
    A phrase associated with President Harry S. Truman, “The Buck Stops Here” refers to making the important decisions, taking accountability, and getting the job done. To quote Truman:You know, it's easy for the Monday morning quarterback to say what the coach should have done, after the game is over. But when the decision is up before you -- and on my desk I have a motto which says The Buck Stops Here' -- the decision has to be made.Another Buck recently stopped in northern Colorado, specifically U.S. House Rep. Ken Buck, who a few months after announcing that he would...
  • Ken Buck slams ‘ridiculous’ claims he’s resigning to hurt Boebert’s election chances

    03/15/2024 9:31:58 PM PDT · by RandFan · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/15/24 10:24 PM ET | BY FILIP TIMOTIJA
    Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) slammed the claims that he’s resigning from Congress to hinder Rep. Lauren Boebert’s (R-Colo.) chances of claiming his 4th Congressional District seat. Buck initially announced last year that he would not be running for reelection. He announced his early retirement from Congress on Tuesday, triggering a special election to fill his spot. Boebert characterized Buck’s decision as “weak sauce,” calling it a “gift to the Uniparty.” “The establishment concocted a swampy backroom deal to try to rig an election I’m winning by 25 points,” she said in comments earlier this week. Buck fired back on Thursday,...