Tag Archive | "Ken Buck"

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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Signs and portents on election day

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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Turn out the lights – the party’s over. It’s election day. Signs and portents: Before dawn this morning, Democratic volunteers were walking the streets of my Westside neighborhood with GOTV doorhangers. That’s impressive, and seems to confirm earlier impressions that the Dems have finally gotten deadly serious about the Lee/Morse races. In normal times, rookies […]

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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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Gazette, “Czechoslovakian” president deny global warming

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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It’s always interesting to read the increasingly bizarre arguments of the climate-change deniers. This morning’s editorial in the Gazette was no exception. Loyally defending Ken Buck’s¬†¬†remarks on the subject, the G’s editorial writer cited a couple of superannuated contrarians, as well as the “Czechoslovakian” president Vaclav Klaus. Republican Ken Buck, whom the Gazette endorsed for […]

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Michael Bennet, The Gazette, and the AARP

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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Still trying to figure out just why Michael Bennet refused to schedule an interview with the Gazette, which is endorsing candidates for the first time since it passed from local ownership more than 60 years ago. Dissed by Bennet, the Gazette endorsed his Republican rival, Ken Buck, and threw in a couple of zingers as […]

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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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Good news, bad news from the caucuses

Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Last night’s caucuses held a few surprises, to the delight of some. Good news for Republicans: it looks as if Scott McInnis made at least two good decisions, as his race for the Governor’s mansion gathers steam. After shelling out $467 to an “image consultant,” he shaved his 1980’s mustache and changed his hair color […]

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