Tag Archives: Israel

Wiretap: As 2017 nears its end, it’s time (even for secularists) to say a prayer for democracy

It’s that time of year so the Washington Post’s E.J. Dionne asks that you join him in a prayer for democracy, which clearly needs it. […]...

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December 28, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: How excited was Trump about tax cut win? So excited he forgot to lie about bill

Donald Trump was so excited to finally get a legislative win he inadvertently let slip that Republicans had, in fact, been deceptive (read: lied) about […]...

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December 21, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: The Trump spotlight moves to Jerusalem, and who knows what happens next?

As Donald Trump rapidly shifts the spotlight from one major issue to the next, he has now landed it on Israel where he is keeping […]...

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December 6, 2017 Just In, Wiretap

Wiretap: The growing chances that Trumpcare will turn into a Trumpian-sized debacle

The question now isn’t simply whether the Obamacare-replacement bill can survive. It’s what the chances are that the whole thing will turn into a Trumpian-sized […]...

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March 9, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Trump brings in another inexperienced billionaire to help straighten things out

Donald Trump brings in a billionaire friend to review the intelligence agencies. The billionaire friend, shockingly, has no experience in national security. To say that […]...

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February 16, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: A Hollywood tragedy, Obama beating Trump and why the two-state solution could expire on inauguration day

Expiration date The two-state solution for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement may have a January 20 expiration date. That’s, of course, when Donald Trump takes office. […]...

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December 29, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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

President Obama talks middle class economics, partisanship in Denver

President Barack Obama gave a speech on middle class economics today from a shady grove in Denver’s Cheesman Park. The event, limited to roughly 100 invited members of the public, comes at the end of Obama’s whirlwind tour of Colorado’s...

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July 9, 2014 Politics, The Mix

House leaders stump for Coffman, Lamborn amid protest

At what was billed a "pro-Israel" breakfast, sponsored by former Sen. Bill Armstrong and former Gov. Bill Owens, Cantor decried what he called the Obama administration's inaction on Syria....

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May 16, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Juan Cole not shedding tears for Anthony Weiner

Juan Cole not shedding tears for Anthony Weiner

As the parade of Congressman Anthony Weiner's self-love skin shots continues to tramp across the internet, University of Michigan foreign-policy big thinker Juan Cole says never mind the man's sad digital life; Weiner's take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

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June 13, 2011 Politics, Top Stories

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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