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The Stupidity of the Gibbs "Professional Left" Reaction

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

Man I wish I had bought stock in smug and snark today. Just my returns on twitter would have made me rich. Everyone is so upset with Robert Gibbs for...

The Tea Party Movement: A Force to Be Reckoned With

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adele Stan

As a journalist who has covered the right for more than 15 years, I see a profound threat in the rise of the Tea Party movement. There are thoughtful progressives who see things differently.

Romanoff, Clinton-Style Democrat, Moves to Left in Colorado Primary Race

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

How did Andrew Romanoff manage on Tuesday to score an endorsement from President Bill Clinton? At the Capitol from 2001 to 2009, he operated a lot like Clinton might have, if he were a legislator.

Cockeyed Coverage of the Municipal Budget Crunch

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

Reporters can't caricature Salt Lake City the way they have Colorado Springs, apparently, so they just don't seem interested.

Why Michael Bennet Will Win the Colorado Senate Race

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Andrew Romanoff will not win; newly appointed US Senator Michael Bennet will win his first race. Here's why.

Coloradans Exert Pressure On Bennet Over Public Option

Scott O'Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

On Wednesday, March 24, the morning after a major spring snow storm blasted Denver, a group of approximately 50 Colorado citizens led by local progres...

What Change Looks Like

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Romanoff appears to be so willing to sabotage Bennet that he is willing to risk health care reform for 32 million Americans to score a few political points in his campaign.

The Public Option: It's Alive

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Will Senator Michael Bennet answer to us and introduce the public option amendment -- or will he leave us with an easy choice for the Democratic voters of Colorado for the primary?

Denver-Boulder's Embarrassment of Podcast Riches

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

It is our good fortune to have at least three extremely high-quality podcasts available, all of which are highly listenable and highly informative about what's happening.

Michael Bennet, Joe Trippi Trade Blows On David Sirota's AM 760 Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Tuesday night's debate between Democratic Senate candidates Michael Bennet and Andrew Romanoff may have seemed placid, but the war of words between Be...

Dueling With This David Made Me Feel Like a Mental Goliath

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

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.

David Sirota, Sean Paige Square Off Over Colorado Springs Budget On AM 760

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Huffington Post bloggers David Sirota and Sean Paige took their took their on-line back and forth to the airwaves Thursday when Paige appeared on Siro...

A Libertarian's Take On The Colorado Springs Budget Crunch

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

Rumors of Colorado Springs' economic death have been greatly exaggerated, to say the least. Let me put thinks in their proper context.

John Hickenlooper On David Sirota: Recession Partly An Attitude Problem

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver Mayor and Gubernatorial Candidate John Hickenlooper stopped by David Sirota's radio show on AM 760 Thursday. (the show can be heard in its ent...

Obama's First Year in Office Marred By Many Broken Campaign Promises

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Barack Obama campaigned on the promise of "change we can believe in" and "an end to business as usual in Washington." After just one year i...

David Sirota To Permanently Replace Jay Marvin On Talk Radio AM 760

Westword | Michael Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Jay Marvin has been unable to helm the AM 760 morning show since early March due to a life-threatening health crisis we've documented in this space. ...

Left, Right, and Reality in Obamaland

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The worst criticism from the left is that Obama is no different than Bush. It was this intellectual laziness that led some on the left to embrace Ralph Nader and the decade's biggest lie, that Gore and George Bush were one in the same.

The Danger of Backsliding

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

In a political system like ours dominated by big money and the lobbyists that money hires, democracy requires eternal vigilance, even in years when Democrats control of Congress and the White House.

David Sirota: Senate Health Care Bill Is A 'Handout To The Health Industry'

USA Today | David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate health care bill betrays the promise of fundamental "change" Democrats made during the 2008 election. It cloaks a handout to the health ind...

Still No Windfall Profits Tax From Obama After Oil Tops $80 Per Barrel

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

In the two years running up to the 2008 presidential election, President Barack Obama routinely promised to enact a windfall profits tax on the oil an...

Talk Radio Inciting Violence? What Happened to Listener Discernment?

Michael D. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael D. Brown

We should never refrain from expressing our opinions with emotions and passions for fear that the nut case will hear it wrong and act out violently.

Romanoff Makes It Official: He's Running For Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Watch Romanoff's remarks, courtesy of at Wednesday's Denver campaign event in Washington Park: Update: Andrew Romanoff has pic...

Columnist David Sirota receives 'full-on' death threat

dscriber media | dscriber media | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Progressive columnist and author David Sirota is telling his friends on Facebook that he's receiving death threats after appearing on CNN to discuss t...

The blog shortcut, September 11, 2009

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Yeah, I hate typing that date, too. Today in Backbeat Online: • Our top 5 Monolith can't-miss acts. • Q&A with Frank Turner. • Q&A with Jinji T...

Don't expect a Mike Rosen-David Sirota debate sequel

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In April, KOA conservative Mike Rosen and AM 760 liberal David Sirota participated in a debate of President Barack Obama's first hundred days in offic...