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Author : Elliot Fladen

On politics, personhood and late-terms

Why does Mark Udall’s position on late-term abortions draw so much less attention than Cory Gardner’s waffling support on Personhood?...

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October 20, 2014 The Blogs

The Mazanec Article: A Disingenuous Hit Piece

Mazanec’s statement on the United States ending slavery "voluntarily," while inartfully made, was still accurate when one takes an unbiased look at what Mazanec was trying to say. ...

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October 4, 2014 Education, The Blogs

Fladen: Sarcasm alert – Migrant children are an invasion force!

  Congressman Gohmert encouraged Gov. Rick Perry “to use whatever means, whether it’s troops, even using ships of war” to stop an “invasion” of children. […]...

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July 14, 2014 Blog, The Blogs
Immigration: the “Slap in the Face” Argument is based on “Bleeding Heart” Principles.

Immigration: the “Slap in the Face” Argument is based on “Bleeding Heart” Principles.

CONTENTION: The argument that increasing avenues for legal immigration would be a “slap in the face” to those who followed current law is an argument […]...

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July 12, 2014 Uncategorized

Fladen: Modest proposal for kids at border

  The main objection to the kids at the border is that they create a burden on society if we let them in.  So if […]...

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July 11, 2014 Blog, The Blogs

Fladen: Stay Classy Drudge Report

So Drudge Report just linked to a story about an 11-year-old boy who dies in his attempt to cross the border. The headline Drudge ran over the story should be universally condemned....

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June 30, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
The Interest Rate For Slavery Reparations – More Complicated Than One Would Think

The Interest Rate For Slavery Reparations – More Complicated Than One Would Think

Over the last week some have begun raising again the issue of reparations for slavery, jim crow, redlining, and other past wrongs.  The assumption is […]...

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May 23, 2014 Uncategorized

An immigration reform proposal nativists concede is not amnesty

Alex Nowrahsteh of the libertarian CATO Institute says immigration reform of the infamous 3/10-year bar may be passable, and arch-restrictionist Mark Krikorian says it's not amnesty. ...

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March 31, 2014 Politics, The Beats

Suspicions of Marshall-Neville link unlikely to be eased by Neville denial

Tim Neville may wish that his mere claim that a story is false is sufficient to demonstrate that a story is in fact false. That is not the case....

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March 28, 2014 The Blogs

Internet trail bolsters white supremacist allegations dogging Colorado House Candidate Nate Marshall

The digital trail of dramatic racist writings is there for sleuths to uncover. The ugly white-power posts will be trickling out for days....

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March 27, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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This Tuesday, May 22! Gubernatorial candidates discuss their policies around work and working families

The Colorado Independent’s Tina Griego will be moderating this gubernatorial forum centered on issues related to working families, labor rights, protections for immigrants and refugees, […]

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Of eight candidates for Colorado governor, who would release their tax returns?

Read my lips: No view taxes. That’s what some candidates in Colorado’s eight-person race for governor, Republican and Democrat, are saying about the prospect of […]

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