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Tag Archives: Affirmative Action

Wiretap: Here comes the Trump pivot as he now turns to keeping legal immigrants out

Donald Trump wants to build a new wall, this time to keep the legal immigrants out. It’s a metaphorical wall this go-round. And, in any […]...

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August 3, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: Too big to dog whistle

This was not only the easy and obvious thing to do. It was, in fact, the only thing to do....

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April 29, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: You can’t wish away racial inequality

Justice Sotomayor explains to the Chief Justice. And here's an American/Fox News thought experiment: What if welfare rancher Cliven Bundy were black? ...

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April 23, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Blaspheming MLK? It’s all part of the ‘Tea Party’

Blaspheming MLK? It’s all part of the ‘Tea Party’

Unreported remarks by Independence Institute president Jon Caldara at the Denver "Tea Party" protest may have brought wild cheers from the teabagging throng. But the invoking of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech — after Caldara...

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April 16, 2009 Blog, Politics
Amendment 46 to repeal affirmative action loses despite hefty odds

Amendment 46 to repeal affirmative action loses despite hefty odds

After a two day post-election limbo, Colorado's Amendment 46 failed yesterday on a slim margin. The so-called Colorado Civil Rights Initiative is the first anti-affirmative action amendment propped by California businessman Ward Connerly to make it onto a state ballot...

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November 7, 2008 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
Hickenlooper says ‘no’ to Amendment 46

Hickenlooper says ‘no’ to Amendment 46

Today at 2 p.m., Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper will speak out against the Colorado Civil Rights Initiative, a ballot measure that will destroy public affirmative action programs statewide. ...

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October 16, 2008 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Anti-Ward Connerly TV spot debuts in Colorado

Anti-Ward Connerly TV spot debuts in Colorado

With less than six weeks until voters are asked to weigh in on the controversial Amendment 46 to end affirmative action in Colorado, a Washington D.C. group has joined the fray. The Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, a progressive...

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September 24, 2008 Blog, Civil Rights
Obama and McCain on the issues

Obama and McCain on the issues

With Barack Obama and John McCain less than three weeks away from their first presidential debate, Stateline.org, a nonpartisan online news site, has come up with a virtual tete-a-tete between the two candidates. ...

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September 8, 2008 Blog, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics
Weekend Update: Top Stories from the Week that Was

Weekend Update: Top Stories from the Week that Was

From man camps to affirmative action and the ever-silent Senate candidate Bob Schaffer, Colorado Confidential is on the story....

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March 16, 2008 Environment/Energy, Politics
50,000 Watts of Hate: Race-baiting Edition

50,000 Watts of Hate: Race-baiting Edition

It’s been an especially disgraceful couple of weeks on Colorado conservative talk radio. All that was missing was a minstrel show with Al Jolson singing […]...

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October 22, 2007 Uncategorized

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