The Culture of Death, on the March in Colorado
This past summer, three elderly members of my summer parish in rural Québec received a diagnosis of cancer at the local hospital, a small-town facility an hour’s drive from cosmopolitan Ottawa and even farther from hyper-secular Montréal. …
Coloradans Like Their Thriving Energy Sector, Thank You
If a pair of extreme green ballot measures fall in the Rocky Mountains and no one in the liberal media is paying attention, does the collapse make a sound?
This week, two anti-fracking initiatives backed by deep-pocketed environmental lobbying heavyweights, …
Darryl Glenn Might Break Out in Today’s Colorado Senate Primary
Three months ago, El Paso (Colo.) county commissioner Darryl Glenn had just over $11,000 in his Senate-campaign account. He had no paid staffers. And though he’d elevated his profile with a stem-winder of a speech at Colorado’s GOP convention …
Donald Trump Laid a Colorado Goose Egg because He Was Disorganized and Amateurish
Judging only by Donald Trump’s fuming Twitter feed, the Drudge Report’s banner — “Cruz Celebrates Voterless Victory” — or the raging headlines of the alt-right’s favorite “news” websites, one would be justified in thinking that a nefarious …
In Colorado, a Fake Tale of Anti-Muslim Discrimination
As usual, over at the Daily Beast Dean Obeidallah has his dress over his head, this time about Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan, Colo., which last week terminated about 190 Somali Muslim workers. Here are the facts according to Obeidallah:
Chick-fil-A Gets a Reprieve from Speech Police
Last month, the Denver City Council did a pretty good imitation of The Soup Nazi from the old Seinfeld sitcom (“No Soup for You!”) when it raised objections to leasing Chick-fil-A space for a restaurant at Denver’s airport.
Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency Protects Itself More Than the Environment
Here in my adopted home state of Colorado, orange is the new Animas River, thanks to the blithering idiots working under President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency.
It’s just the latest man-caused disaster from an out-of-control bureaucracy whose primary …
My Kingdom for an Open Window
Impromptus today is the second (and final) installment of a journal called “Down East and Out West.” I have notes on New Hampshire, Colorado, Seattle, and Alaska, with a couple of other places mentioned just for fun — for diversity’…
Impromptus: Down East and Out West, Part I
I’ve come to New Hampshire, but I’m not running for president. I’m just about the only one who’s not. I am covering the presidential campaign.
Ah, well. I’ll wait to be drafted (and wait).
GOP Makes Huge Strides in AG Elections
When Adam Laxalt finally edged out a victory over Ross Miller in Nevada, Republicans had made history.
Laxalt was the last of five Republicans to win state attorney general races in six key races on Tuesday. When they are sworn …
In the High Plains, a Republican Worth Voting For
Aurora, Colo. — Here on the High Plains, where the deer and the antelope once played, Denver’s suburbs roam toward the Rockies’ front range and the nature of today’s polyglot politics is written in the local congressman’s campaign schedule. One …
Administrators Veto ‘Mine Shaft’ Nickname for Athletic Center Over Concerns That It’s ‘Rape Culture’
Students at the Colorado School of Mines selected “the Mine Shaft” as the nickname for its new athletic center — only for the administration to veto it over concern that it’s “rape culture.”
According to e-mail correspondence obtained by Heat …
Cruz to Endorse in CO Senate Race
Ted Cruz is set to wade back into politics after a brief respite with an endorsement for Colorado GOP Senate candidate Darryl Glenn.
The endorsement will almost certainly be a boon for Glenn, a county commissioner, former city councilman, and …
Colorado Is Illustrating Why a Contested Convention Favors Cruz
The delegate-selection process underway in Colorado today is an illustration of why a contested convention, if the Republican primary comes to that, favors Ted Cruz over Donald Trump.
Colorado is one of just six states and territories that doesn’t hold …
Impromptus: Colorado Journal
A few weeks ago, I tweeted, “If ever I’m sentenced to death, I want my last meal to be a grilled-cheese sandwich and a vanilla custard shake from Northpoint in M’waukee.”
A different tweeter made a good point: …
Colorado’s ‘Hurt Feelings’ Exemption from the First Amendment
Just in case you need a refresher: Back in 2012, a baker in the Denver suburb of Lakewood was asked by a gay couple to make them a wedding cake — two years before gay marriage was even legalized in Colorado. …
Hey, Remember the EPA and That Hideous Yellow River?
Boy, the national media sure lost interest in the Environmental Protection Agency’s catastrophic spill of toxic wastewater from the Gold King Mine in Colorado on Aug. 5. Yes, portions of the affected rivers are reopened, but the spill is still impacting …
Impromptus: Down East and Out West, Part II
Editor’s Note: Yesterday, we began Jay Nordlinger’s latest journal, on points east and west: New Hampshire, Colorado, Seattle, and Alaska. The journal concludes today.
On the other side of the tracks in Colorado Springs, there is a bail-bonds …
Look Who’s Coddling Denver’s Social-Justice Jerks
‘All cops are bastards!”
“This is what white supremacy looks like!”
On a tranquil Sunday afternoon in Denver, hate-mongering zealots hijacked a rally held by citizens and families of fallen police officers, who had gathered to pay …
Colorado GOP Turns Out 61.1% of Its Registered Members, Democrats Turn Out 51.5%
A Colorado reader digests the latest early-voting numbers:
Dems had better get a huge turnout advantage on election day. If the election were based on the votes through yesterday afternoon, they would need to carry Independents by 65-35 to make …