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Colorado Springs: Battlefield of liberals, conservatives

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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There’s nothing better than a good, old-fashioned left/right bloodbath, especially when it involves our own fair city. Lefty commentator David Sirota started the ball rolling with a bitingly snarky column in the Post, which also ran in the Gazette, characterizing Colorado Springs as “a shining example of what happens to a community when conservatives’ anti-tax […]

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Nullification, part II

Thursday, December 31, 2009

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Wow! I can see that the political philosophy of John C. Calhoun is alive and well in America today. But here’s my point. Clearly, elected officials in any state have the right to oppose, to question, to seek to amend, or to minimize the impacts of federal regulations/legislation that they deem inappropriate, badly drafted, burdensome, […]

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Conservatives are … as conservatives do

Friday, March 13, 2009

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Got a fancy, little four-color mailer from Congressman Doug Lamborn in the mail yesterday, decrying the stimulus bill.  Lamborn wants us to know that he’ll “continue the fight to reduce spending, debt and taxes.” Admirable goals, congressman, but how does your vow to reduce spending square with your willingness (nay, eagerness!) to spend tens of […]

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