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Author : Mike Littwin

Littwin: Adding “bullying a fifth grader” to the Boy Scout code

Let’s be clear what happened here. According to the facts as we know them, a bullying Cub Scout leader kicked an 11-year-old boy out of […]...

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October 20, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: To the shock of no one, the Obamacare compromise fix is now compromised and unfixed

Remember that oh-so-promising health care compromise? Well, Trump has changed his mind on it again. Some Republicans who were ready to support it now are […]...

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October 19, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: How the death of John Kelly’s son in Afghanistan became a Trump talking point

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has spent seven years trying to keep his son’s death in Afghanistan free from politics. Now his boss, […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: Tancredo, the one man who can out-Trump Trump

This is not exactly a newsflash, but Tom Tancredo is threatening to run for governor. Again. And any establishment Republican politician in Colorado who doesn’t […]...

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October 17, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: This time, it could be Democrats who are ready to shut down the government

Maybe you remember this threat from previous administrations. But the tables have turned. Democrats are now threatening to shut down the government if Republicans can’t […]...

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October 16, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Trump “threw a fit” when advisers said maybe he shouldn’t blow up Iran nuke deal

This won’t surprise anyone who has been paying attention or who saw Bob Corker’s tweet about adult day care at the White House, but The […]...

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October 12, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Wet winter and record-breaking summer heat combine to leave California in flames

In the Caribbean and in the Southeast, there have been the winds and the floods of hurricanes. In the West, there are wildfires. Across California […]...

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October 11, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: It’s just one more day in the life with Daycare Donald

Everyone in America is talking about the Trump-Corker-World-War-III feud. Except for those talking about the latest Trump-NFL-Jemele-Hill flare-up. And, yeah, those talking about the Trump-Tillerson-IQ-test […]...

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October 10, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: The Trump-Corker Twitter war reveals what GOP pols think of Trump — not much

Another Trumpian Twitter war, this time with GOP Sen. Bob Corker, does the unexpected: It reveals some essential truth. In a Sunday morning duel, Trump […]...

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October 9, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: The NRA quietly gives us something to talk about

Now that the White House, Congress and NRA are talking about guns and the Las Vegas massacre, I guess that means it’s officially no longer […]...

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October 6, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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