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Why has playing by the rules become so darned difficult?

It should be easy, this whole playing by the rules thing. Especially since the rules are written in “our best interest.” At least that what they tell me. Who’s they, you ask? The only people who’ve been proven to know what’s best for us: our elected leaders and their bureaucrat henchmen. I know a lot […]

Arrgh: There’s a better way to have your cake, matey

So if it’s Tuesday, we must be in Colorado — and its draconian “public accommodation” laws being forced upon people by the biggest bully on the block: the Colorado Civil Rights Commission (CCRC). And this can only mean one thing in our state: Another attempt to destroy the evil Cap’n Jack Phillips and his rogue […]

Do we really want politics to rule (and ruin) our days?

My last column begged the question, “Do we really want every relationship to be based on politics?” In other words, do we only want to associate with people and maintain business relationships with folks who think exactly the same way we do? Since it’s impossible for someone to think exactly as you do (and thank […]

Do we really want every relationship based on politics?

Yeah, I wrote one of those columns. One that gets me calls of adoration (OK, I’m stretching that) and support from one side and creates outrage and claims of denigration on the other. Truthfully, it was all very predictable. I say this for two reasons. First, the column was written flat out from a very […]

From one constitutional crisis to the next, it’s all the left has

Remember just a few short weeks ago, when the left declared a constitutional — or humanitarian, or immigration power of the president or Trump is, of course, evil — crisis on our border that had to be foremost after the last crisis in Washington, D.C.? Well, I don’t recall the one before, either. But I […]

Inalienable rights for me, but not thee

I’m beginning to wonder. What stories will our kids tell their kids? Will it be ones of the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker? Because these days it feels more like the baker and the red hen faker. Is this really the point we’re at in our country? While you might have a differing […]

Neither the searing sun, nor the wind not the heat of West Slope nights …

….will stay these couriers from the swift completion of their delivery of gloom. Bad play on words? Perhaps. But if you get mail, you get what I mean. And that’s just the Republican junk mail stuffed into my mailbox when I opened it yesterday — after ignoring it for a week or so as is […]

Politics pale when it comes to this most important law

I know I tend to write a lot about the national political scene. But national political topics are important to me because my first reference on them is the Constitution, and that’s where I always go when it comes to any law. To understand my mind (well, as I understand my mind) I base everything […]

Two Americas cross spectrums well beyond liberal envy politics

We all recall John Edwards’ campaign story about how there are two Americas and how that story was used to drive a wedge between the “haves” and “have nots.” And since Edwards was using the politics of envy to garner votes, he made sure to tell you that you were indeed a “have not.” Fortunately […]

Another government jobs program won’t solve any job problems

I know I’ve written that statement what seems to me a million times. And I’m beginning to think if I write it a million more, it will be just as effective on the people who believe government is the be-all and end-all to having every answer needed to mankind — which is not at all. […]


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