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Wiretap: 100 years of demonizing the minimum wage, Koch style

All the scary stuff you hear about raising the minimum wage? We’ve been hearing the same stuff for a century and mostly it's wrong....

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September 18, 2014 The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: War? What war?

Al Hunt makes the case, first made by Thomas Jefferson, that Barack Obama needs congressional approval to fight the war against the Islamic State....

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September 16, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

We like Mike! Help us save Colorado’s best political cartooning

Today, The Colorado Independent is delighted to announce a drive to bring Pulitzer-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s tremendous work back to where it belongs — […]...

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September 15, 2014 Uncategorized

Wiretap: Hundreds of militias, which to support?

Who are the Syrian rebels that Americans would recruit to fight against ISIS? The New York Times writes that it’s a difficult question to answer. ...

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September 12, 2014 Elections 2014, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: The legacy of war

The president whose goal was to remove America from a "permanent war footing" is putting down his own footprint. It's a legacy issue, David Nakumara writes in the Washington Post....

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September 11, 2014 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: ISIS jihadists delighted over possible war

Barack Obama is getting dragged back into a war in Iraq and, according to the New York Times, also in Syria. The ISIS jihadists couldn’t be happier....

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September 10, 2014 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Chris Gates to head national watchdog group

  Chris Gates, former chairman of Colorado’s Democratic Party, has been named president of the Sunlight Foundation. The D.C.-based non-partisan, non-profit advocates for open government […]...

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September 9, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, Uncategorized

An evening with Mike Keefe, cartoonist

Mark your calendars for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m....

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September 8, 2014 Events, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events

Littwin: Winning the debate, losing the fight

Debates are notoriously hard to judge, but here's my best guess: In the big Saturday night showdown with Mark Udall, Cory Gardner won the debate and lost the fight....

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September 8, 2014 Elections 2014, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Uncategorized

Reading between the lines

  Fighting over “could” or “will” and other joys of ballot wording. Peter Marcus at the Durango Herald walks readers through the squabbles over the […]...

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September 8, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, Uncategorized

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Will Hickenlooper’s fracking commission be clairvoyant?

None of the members appear to represent the views of the activist-constituents who spent thousands of hours of their lives working for greater local regulatory control. Unless they’re clairvoyant.

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EVENTS

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An evening with Mike Keefe, cartoonist

Mark your calendars for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m.

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