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Thought for the Day – February 8 2016

Insanity triumphed because sane people were silent. – Randy Shilts Randy, a reporter who died of AIDS in 1994, was writing about the utter lack of action on the part of the authorities at the start of the AIDS epidemic. … Continue reading

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Empowered American Voters

As I’ve noted before, I’ve narrowed my United States Senate campaign down to four things I want for our country. Today I’d like the talk about the fourth, an empowered American electorate.   An empowered American electorate will make the … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – February 7, 2016

For of those to whom much is given, much is required. – John F Kennedy. Kennedy, then a couple of weeks away from being inaugurated president of the United States, said these words as part of a longer passage in … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – February 6, 2016

These poor bastards. They’ve got us right where we want ‘em. We can shoot in every direction now. – Chesty Puller Chesty Puller remains one of the most legendary Marines in a Marine Corps filled with them. The above quote, … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day – February 5, 2016

No one may hasten or alter his destiny.                                                 – Gore Vidal, Creation All of us were … Continue reading

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Will There Be A Super Bowl 100?

One of the things you pay us writers to do is ask questions the average Joe Dime Bag (weed is legal here in Colorado) might not be spending an awful lot of time on. Here’s one we’ve been asking ourselves … Continue reading

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Let’s Stop Convicting The Innocent

The news is both good and bad. One the one hand, it’s good news the number of people exonerated after being convicted of crimes they didn’t commit went up last year. The bad news, of course, is that innocent people … Continue reading

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The Thought For the Day – February 4, 2016

…the spirit of inquiry was alive here, and where it has free existence, ignorance cannot last.                                                 … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day – February 3, 2016

The dreams that draw humanity forward seem always to be redeemed, if we believe in them strongly enough and pursue them with diligence and courage. – Richard Nixon   Richard Nixon, of course, has a lot to answer for. He … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day – February 2, 2016

It was the blood stained gate, the entrance to the hell of slavery, through which I was about to pass. – Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave The incident that inspired this passage comes from a … Continue reading

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