Tag Archive | "Dan Maes"

Election eve “red tsunami” spares Colorado

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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The red tsunami that swept the midwest apparently dissipated when it hit Colorado. Despite knocking off a couple of Congressional incumbents, Republican gains in our fair state were nothing like those the Gopsters expected, and the Democrats feared. Some observations: -A lot of folks wondered whether Michael Bennet had the moxie to fight off an […]

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Election night – and where are the parties?

Monday, November 1, 2010

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One day to go, and the thoughts of political junkies turn to one thing: where are the parties? And no, I don’t mean political parties – I mean election-night bashes. By now, the elections are over. Your favorites have already won or lost, with perhaps one exception. In the U.S. Senate race, both the Bennet […]

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Stay in the race, Dan!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

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Republican power brokers want Dan Maes to step aside as Republican nominee for governor. Their concerns: He can’t win, and he might drag down the rest of the ticket. Both concerns have merit, but there are two much larger questions that the uber-GOPsters haven’t considered. Dan Maes won the nomination fair and square. He came […]

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The Primary is over, now the fun begins

Wednesday, August 11, 2010


Thanks to would-be Sheriff Jake Shirk, I narrowly missed a perfect primary prediction record. Had I picked Shirk, I would have made a perfect zero – but even the best prognosticators sometimes fall short. Forced to choose between two experienced, intelligent, and eminently well-qualified candidates, Democrats went with Michael Bennet. The incumbent Senator has the […]

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Tancredo enters the gubernatorial race

Monday, July 26, 2010

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Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory used to be the preferred strategy of Democrats, while those calculating, cold-hearted, practical Republicans concentrated on winning. A few years back, when I was a candidate for “weak mayor”, I was regaling then state Sen. Ken Chlouber with my visionary ideas. Ken listened for a while and then […]

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