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The ultimate Bush Administration torture timeline

The New York Times and Sunday morning political talk shows are contorting themselves into linguistically-torturous positions in a feeble attempt to avoid using the word "torture" to describe the immoral and criminal techniques employed at Guantánamo, Abu Ghraib and CIA black sites against suspected al Qaeda-linked prisoners. Now, Foreign Policy magazine has produced the euphemism-free "ultimate guide to the Bush Administration's journey to the dark side."

Poll: Majority of Coloradans value pristine forest land over energy production

Nearly two-thirds of all Coloradans would prefer to protect pristine national forest land rather than increase oil and gas production in those areas, according to a new poll conducted for the Pew Environment Group.

Obama up by 10 points in poll of Colorado, other battleground...

A poll that surveys voters in 10 key swing states, including Colorado, has Barack Obama surging into a double-digit lead over John McCain this week, according to an "early look" teased Tuesday afternoon.

Can Biden’s credentials on women’s issues draw Hillary backers?

Quincy Lucas, a Delaware woman whose sister was murdered, delivered the vice presidential nominating speech last night, highlighting Sen. Joe Biden’s commitment to fighting violence against women.

Denver City Council sidesteps the ballot initiative process

Denver just became a bit more populist.

Last week, city voters approved a proposal to streamline the process by which citizens can place initiatives on the ballot. Referred Question 1A on the Denver ballot, which passed with 70 percent of the vote during last Tuesday's primary, will rid the city charter of an awkward formality.

Trailhead Shoots Wild in Senate 11

The Trailhead Group has fired a wild potshot at Democrat John Morse, who is running in Colorado Springs' Senate District 11 against incumbent Ed Jones in one of the top targeted races in Colorado this year.
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