Wiretap: The world is aflame, again
July 28, 2014 / No Comments

It's an horrific bloody summer. It's not the first and it won't be the last. The good news is that the horrific bloodiness of this summer will fade in memory, as did the horrific bloodiness of past summers. > read more

Wiretap: Judge overturns Longmont fracking ban
July 25, 2014 / No Comments

  The Colorado fracking wars continue. A Boulder County judge has overturned Longmont’s fracking ban even as the issue may be headed to the ballot […] > read more

Colorado on its last month defending marriage ban
July 24, 2014 / 1 Comment

Last night U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore ruled that Colorado's marriage ban is unconstitutional. > read more

Wiretap: Another botched execution
July 24, 2014 / No Comments

  It was another botched execution – this time in Arizona. It took nearly two hours for murderer Joseph Wood to die. As in the […] > read more

Pulse of religion still beats in conservative politics
July 24, 2014 / 5 Comments

  “AM I the only guy who’s ending sentences with ‘amen’ this weekend?” Ralph Reed, conservative political operative and born-again Christian, asked during his speech […] > read more

Wiretap: Courts duel in Obamacare rulings
July 23, 2014 / No Comments

  The D.C. Circuit delivered what Megan McArdle called a “body blow” to Obamacare. It could even be worse than that. The court, in a […] > read more

Wiretap: Mixed messages from Ukraine crisis
July 22, 2014 / No Comments

  It’s a difficult problem for Vladimir Putin: How can he find a way out of the Ukrainian crisis without seeming to compromise? As of […] > read more

The Grand (Young?) Party
July 21, 2014 / No Comments

In 2008, and then again in 2012, young people were instrumental in electing President Barack Obama. The millennial generation, according to polling, is more diverse, […] > read more

Wiretap: The dangers of proxy war
July 21, 2014 / No Comments

  John Lee Anderson reminds us in the New Yorker of the dangers of the proxy war. Vladimir Putin is learning that lesson all too […] > read more

Court says ‘no’ to Oklahoma ban on same-sex marriage
July 18, 2014 / 1 Comment

  The same-sex marriage ban in Oklahoma violates the U.S. Constitution, a three-judge panel of the Tenth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has found. This […] > read more

Wiretap: A plane down, a region out of control
July 18, 2014 / No Comments

  We don’t know yet who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, causing the death of 298 people, but David Remnick writes in the New […] > read more

Democrat takes fundraising lead in Colorado Springs
July 17, 2014 / 1 Comment

  IN the deeply red 5th congressional district, it’s Democratic challenger Irv Halter who has the fundraising edge over Republican incumbent Rep. Doug Lamborn. New FEC […] > read more