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Tag Archives: Iran

Wiretap: No, it’s not Munich. Yes, the Broomfield fracking ban will be contested

Every conservative commentator, it seems, has described the interim deal with Iran as "Munich" revisited. It's an embarrassment to try to sell such simplistic thinking....

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November 27, 2013 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: President Obama, still kicking

The political obituaries of Barack Obama have all been written. And they will almost certainly all be wrong. Obama has three more years in office, which is like a 100 more years in presidential years....

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November 26, 2013 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Nuclear deal

The nuclear deal with Iran has been called a historic mistake (Netanyahu), a cautious first step (Kerry), another Munich (National Review) and an important agreement of unknown consequences (most of the foreign-policy establishment)....

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November 25, 2013 Just In, Politics, The Beats
U.S. selling tens of billions in war machinery to turbulent Middle East

U.S. selling tens of billions in war machinery to turbulent Middle East

American arms deals didn't come up in the "foreign policy debate" held during the presidential campaign just ended. Yet it's hard not to view them as a major plank in U.S. foreign policy....

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December 6, 2012 Center Well, Marijuana, Politics
VIDEO: Bachmann opposes any forgiveness of student loans

VIDEO: Bachmann opposes any forgiveness of student loans

In a speech Thursday at the Commonwealth Club of California, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann batted down suggestions of student loan and debt forgiveness that have come out of the Occupy Wall Street movement, saying the movement isn’t...

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October 22, 2011 Center Well, Education, Marijuana, Politics

Bachmann accuses China of theft from U.S.

On the radio program of conservative talker Laura Ingraham, Michele Bachmann rattled off a litany of complaints against China, accusing the country of blinding U.S. satellites with lasers, selling weapons to terrorist regimes and engaging in cyber attacks on both...

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October 3, 2011 Center Well, Marijuana, Politics
From Russia with no love for Colorado uranium mining climate

From Russia with no love for Colorado uranium mining climate

Uranium One, a Canadian company mired in controversy over its proposed purchase by a Russian mining conglomerate, is divesting itself of its Colorado mining interests because of “all the politics and all the local sentiment” against uranium mining in the...

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October 21, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories
In debate, Romanoff seeks to highlight differences Bennet calls ‘vanishingly small’

In debate, Romanoff seeks to highlight differences Bennet calls ‘vanishingly small’

COLORADO SPRINGS-- The Democratic primary debate here Friday pitting U.S. Senate candidate and former state House speaker Andrew Romanoff against Sen. Michael Bennet was an odd tug of war. Romanoff argued that there were significant differences between the...

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April 25, 2010 Center Well, Health, Politics
Twitter allows Iranian protests to continue, free speech questions arise

Twitter allows Iranian protests to continue, free speech questions arise

Twitter is facilitating democracy in Iran! The media is reveling in the idea that the tiny communication technology is calling forth democracy in one prong of the "Axis of Evil," accomplishing in mere days in Iran what our...

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June 16, 2009 Blog, Marijuana, Politics
School’s Photo Display Triggers Controversy Over Iraqi Children Victimized by War

School’s Photo Display Triggers Controversy Over Iraqi Children Victimized by War

The deep divisions wrought by five full years of war in Iraq are evident everywhere. At a small language-immersion school in Denver, a photo exhibit […]...

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March 21, 2008 Uncategorized

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Hick leads; Udall, Gardner tied. Haven’t we heard this all before?

The latest Colorado polls are out (more to come Thursday), and they look a lot like the last round of polls: John Hickenlooper has opened […]

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