It turns out that Bill Jack, the man who placed this cake order, is also a sometime talk-show host. I would describe Jack as a deeply religious individual who feels so besieged and alienated by normal life in America that he's had to carve out an extreme path to function in everyday society. His path has an internal logic to it, but to the rest of us, it can be hateful and discriminatory.
Alicia Caldwell ended a 12-year run at The Denver Post Tuesday when she left the newspaper for a job as communications director for the Colorado Department of Human Services. Before her departure from the Post last week, Caldwell answered a few questions via email about journalism, the Post, and her new job.
Beauprez has shown a "tendency in recent years to voice support for the fringe issue du jour on the right, whether it's northern Colorado secession or repeal of the 17th Amendment permitting the direct election of senators." I just found yet another instance of Beauprez voicing "support for the fringe issue du jour on the right."