Tag Archive | "Denver"

New state venture capital committee leaves out Springs

Wednesday, September 22, 2010


Yesterday, Gov. Bill Ritter named 21 people to a new “venture capital investment advisory committee.” According to a report in the Denver Business Journal, “The panel is charged with helping to draw financial support for several Colorado industry sectors, including aerospace, bioscience, clean energy and information communication technology.” “I established this advisory panel to build […]

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We’re number one! Sort of …

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Let’s see – if residents of Boulder are the happiest folks in America, and residents of Colorado Springs are just a little less cheerful, coming in 37th, what does that mean? I’ll tell you: Absolutely nothing. These made-up “best place” rankings, which local boosters often point to with such pride, are utter fabrications, invented to […]

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Streetlights, parks, lib’ruls – no problem!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010


So what if those picky lib’ruls at CNN and ABC took advantage of our transitory problems to make us a national laughingstock?  So what if those jealous, overpaid big-city reporters at the Denver Post pointed out a few minor imperfections?  So what if those snarky, aggressive uber-lib’ruls at Colorado Pols made fun of us, speculating that our […]

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The Pikes Peak region needs a slogan

Friday, June 19, 2009


The estimable folks who brought us the “Dream City” project are searching for a slogan. Appealing to the public, they wrote that “The Pikes Peak region needs a slogan, words that suggest all the great reasons to visit or live here. As part of the community engagement project Dream City: Vision 2020, we’re collecting your […]

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