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Tag Archives: koch brothers

Koch-backed groups move fast post-election to head off wind-power tax credit

Conservative groups funded by the oil billionaire Koch brothers dumped millions of dollars this year into electing Republicans to Congress, and now they are looking to take advantage of coming Republican control on Capitol Hill. ...

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November 10, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

GenOpp out with a LOL-er anti-Udall ad

  Hehe. But seriously “Tech Support” is the funniest ad I’ve seen this election cycle from the Koch-funded millennials group Generation Opportunity. Granted the laugh-bar […]...

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September 25, 2014 Just In

As climate protests dominate headlines, Gardner champions Keystone oil pipeline

  Colorado Congressman and candidate for U.S. Senate Cory Gardner delivered this week’s Republican Party address. He is one of the swing-state candidates on whom […]...

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September 22, 2014 Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

“Pander” an app-based attack ad for #Millennials

  The Koch bros-funded young people’s group Generation Opportunity is out with a new anti-Senator Mark Udall attack ad this week called “Pander.” Riffing off the […]...

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September 19, 2014 Just In

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

Littwin: So much money, so little speech

  This may be the year in which we finally say enough is enough. (Actually, it won’t be. But if you buy the premise, you […]...

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September 2, 2014 Elections 2014, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

NextGen targets Gardner-Koch Brother ties

  Seizing upon conversations leaked to the media this week from a secretive Southern California fundraising retreat, environmental politics group NextGen Climate released a Web […]...

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August 29, 2014 Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Climate change skeptics kick off ninth-annual conference

"We skeptics love the planet. We want to develop clean energy. We know there is no climate crisis. We know there is no reason to panic. Fossil fuels are not causing significant warming..."...

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July 8, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Fracking bans are contagious

Waiting on state legislatures or Congress to stiffen oil-and-gas drilling rules is like waiting for Godot. Nothing happens....

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June 12, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Because being uninsured is horrible

You’ve heard the numbers. You’ve seen the smiles. The axis has shifted, if just slightly. And the Obamacare narrative — once all about the bad […]...

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April 18, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

EVENTS

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Happy Holidays!

  Given the holy days and all, we’ve gone a bit reflective. Here’s a video about some of our favorite things. Colorado. News. Independent news coverage about […]

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TWITTER

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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THE BLOGS

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Denerstein on the final installment of The Hobbit

Here’s what redeems Jackson’s opus: Significant characters die, and we feel the sorrow of their passing. The tone of the final segment is full of nobility, and, at times, a tragic sense of heroism.

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