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A weekend of tweets later, Denver-based burrito chain Chipotle asks customers not to bring guns into their restaurants after members of Open Carry Texas entered a Dallas franchise with assault rifles and posted it to Facebook.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg -- the antigun, anti-big-gulp, billionaire nanny stater -- is back, now trying to force the good people of Colorado to give up our God-given right to underfund K-12 education.
While they're squabbling over a government shutdown in Washington, we have equally pressing priorities here in Colorado.
"Mother Nature has reset the playing field for us," says CSU professor Michael Gooseff.