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City sitting in neutral, not sure of next direction

Friday, December 28, 2012

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Colorado Springs in the 1950s wasn’t much like today’s straight-laced, rule-bound, bureaucratic city, especially if you were an adventurous teenager. Did you want to go to a downtown bar and have a couple of beers after high school? No problem, even if the bar owner, the beat cop and everyone else in the bar knew […]

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TV’s treasure: Such is life in an election swing state

Friday, October 12, 2012

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“The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.” — Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado How many political TV spots are too many? Most of us would say one, especially if they’re takedowns aimed at the guy you’re supporting. What about […]

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The shepherds, wolves and vultures of big business

Friday, July 20, 2012

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Mitt Romney and Warren Buffett are rich. Mitt Romney, with a net worth of $300 million or so, is really rich. Warren Buffett, with $30 billion, is unimaginably wealthy. How did they get there? They bought undervalued companies, but that’s where the similarities end. In 1972, Buffett bought See’s Candy. Buffett believed that the family-owned, […]

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My primary predictions

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

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Here are my picks to win the today’s primary election – and you can put your money on them!  I won’t, because I know my limits as a prognosticator. Romanoff v. Bennet Polls, power and cash flow all say Bennet – so I’m going with Romanoff.  While in the legislature, Romanoff attended every dreary Dem […]

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