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Wiretap: No state’s 40-hour minimum-wage employees can afford an average one-bedroom apartment

Minimal benefits This is what the minimum wage means: There’s not a state in America in which a full-time worker making minimum wage could afford […]...

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May 29, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Sense and nonsense in Obamacare’s Supreme Court ride

Threat, no threat Ezra Klein writes in Vox that The New York Times blows a major hole through the Obamacare case soon to be decided […]...

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May 28, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: It’s not just Obama’s immigration policy courts could undo

Court ruling United States courts v. Barack Obama. How the courts could do undo Obama’s legacy on, for starters, Obamacare, immigration, same-sex marriage and climate […]...

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May 27, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Homebrew: Students protest Boulder teacher’s demotion for teaching during test

Teacher trouble One Boulder High School teacher has been demoted for, well, teaching. The story goes like this: All of Jim Vacca’s AP Language Arts […]...

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May 26, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Wiretap: Nation eyes Los Angeles’ $15 minimum-wage experiment

Numbers game The big jump in L.A. in the minimum wage to $15 by 2020 doesn’t just mean a big raise for a lot of […]...

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May 26, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Five must-read stories for Memorial Day

Americans are celebrating Memorial Day with barbecues and volleyball games. A few – mostly the friends and relatives of veterans and soldiers – will think about the costs […]...

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May 25, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: ISIS is not winning, but Iraq and the U.S. are still figuring out who should lead the fight

No competition Calm down, ISIS is not winning, writes Iraq analyst Ahmed Ali in a New York Times op-ed. In fact, he says, the fall […]...

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May 22, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: If Obamacare tanks, GOP wins big – even when 13 million lose insurance

Mass sentence Those Democrats who think Republicans lose if they win on the Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare are wrong, writers Jeffrey Toobin in The […]...

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May 21, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Homebrew: Pueblo officials slam Colorado Springs for federal flood-bailout request

Welfare city Colorado Springs tends to vote against big-government solutions. But as the water rises from the floods and a poorly maintained stormwater system, the city […]...

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May 20, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Baltimore-style riots are nothing new, but one thing has changed…

New direction Frank Rich writes that the riots in Baltimore so closely resembled the riots we have had for generation after generation after generation. The […]...

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May 19, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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The Indy’s second annual summer shindig

Come Celebrate The Colorado Independent at its second annual SHINDIG! Thursday, June 18th The Mercury Cafe 2199 California Street Denver, Colorado 80205 DJ starts at […]

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