While it may be comforting to see all the "Breaking News" graphics implying that the Iraq War is effectively over, and while it may be reassuring to watch punditry portraying war analysis as a post-mortem, the reality is that this war continues.
If Mayor Hickenlooper really wants to turn his Reaganesque rhetoric into action, and see how it works in practice, he should come on down to Colorado Springs.
Did Interior Secretary Ken Salazar have some direct involvement in the exorbitant rates the Bureau of Reclamation wants to charge Colorado Springs for storing water in Pueblo Reservoir?
In a live radio interview Friday, embattled Evangelical preacher Ted Haggard said he woul...
Colorado Springs has heard a lot of trash talk from certain Denverites about our choice of budget cuts, but at least we can still get the garbage collected.
The best way to avoid Big Brother is by saying "no" to Little Brother, before he gets too big for his britches.
According to the conservative leader of one of the most conservative cities in America, those thrown out of their homes in this Great Recession actually want to be homeless.
Reporters can't caricature Salt Lake City the way they have Colorado Springs, apparently, so they just don't seem interested.
Today's ink-stained sleuths have found one sure way to generate a scandalous scoop -- sending an undercover reporter out to score some medical marijuana.
It's amazing how many people in Colorado Springs, like DA Dan May, claim they support the medicinal use of marijuana, at least in theory, yet seem determined to eradicate it in practice.
I did the David Sirota radio show. Some Westword media columnist hyped it in advance as a "cage match." The only cage I saw was the one Sirota kept rattling, while making a monkey of himself.
One of every three people living in the Colorado Springs area "depends directly or indirectly upon the military" -- i.e., upon the government. And yet, conservatives tell us that Colorado Springs represents the success of "limited government."
Rumors of Colorado Springs' economic death have been greatly exaggerated, to say the least. Let me put thinks in their proper context.
Voters are being asked to choose between tax hikes on the wealthy and massive spending cuts for basic social services. That is, they are being asked to choose between economic life and death.
Where, with this addiction to war, this perverse use of resources that could house and feed our neighbors to instead destroy homes and villages abroad -- where can we find decency?
Sure, Colorado Springs is known for its ultra-conservative politics. But did average citizens there have any idea what they were about to lose when they said no to a property tax increase?