Tag Archives: Obama

Littwin: Until the fire next time

THE armored cars were rolling, the Walgreens was burning, the tear gas was flying, the glass everywhere was shattering. And every bit of it — […]...

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November 25, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Wiretap: An emancipatory president or imperial dictator

Many Republicans seem to have backed away from the idea that Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration were illegal. But they're not likely to ever agree the orders were Lincoln-esque....

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November 24, 2014 The Mix

Littwin: Obama moves the ball on immigration, demands Congress pass a bill

IF you watched the Obama immigration speech or even if you didn’t, it comes down to the same thing. The speech was stirring. Or it […]...

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November 21, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Obama order could draw up to 90,000 Colorado residents out of the shadows

It will take 3 months to 6 months to create the application process. Once people can begin applying to the program, it will take up to 6 months to receive acceptance or denial....

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November 20, 2014 The Mix

Rep. Lamborn surveys constituents on coming Obama immigration action

Congressman Doug Lamborn represents Colorado’s deep-red 5th district centered around Colorado Springs. He is Colorado’s member of what conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer once derided as […]...

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November 20, 2014 Just In

Obama pushes ahead on immigration reform: A Wiretap roundup

Outlets around the country are considering what the president's plan might look like, what precedent it relies upon and, of course, what the political fallout might be as Republicans react with blind rage. ...

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November 20, 2014 Uncategorized

Wiretap: ‘He voted with Obama 99 percent of the time’

Why did Republicans win so handily in the midterms? Lots of reasons, including this one: You can't run away from an unpopular president in your own party....

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November 10, 2014 The Mix

Wiretap: Ted Cruz champing at bit to hold GOP-led Senate hearings

Cruz wants to get Washington working! First order of business is to repeal Obamacare and hold hearings “looking at the abuse of power... the lawlessness that sadly has pervaded this administration.” ...

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November 3, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Casting ballots for chaos

  THERE is at least one very good reason to vote for Cory Gardner. That would be, of course, if you’re a fan of chaos, […]...

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October 31, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Wiretap: Ebola as limited medical problem; large psychological problem

  An Ebola-infected nurse boarded a Frontier Airlines flight from Dallas to Cleveland, and the Ebola crisis moved to full-blown Ebola panic. It’s not just […]...

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October 16, 2014 The Mix


Honoring a whistleblower

Please join us Thursday, December 11, for the presentation of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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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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News Poem: ‘Law’

For the clatter of broken bullets / four hours on the pavement

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