If you live in Denver or send your kid to public school or get involved in our community in even the most limited way, you probably know families who will benefit from Obama's announcement to stop the deportation of some undocumented immigrants with family ties to our country.
Given how desired women are by political campaigns in Colorado, it's astonishing that Buck is already doing what he did during the last election. That is, trying to say abortion doesn't matter; no one cares about it.
What happened to the man who long ago did such an honorable and intelligent job hosting Channel 12's Colorado Inside Out? How did he end up having the respect of the paranoid right-wing and few others?
On their new show, called the Rundown, will Michael Brown be telling listeners to vote for Romney, while David Sirota says both candidates are, as Ralph Nader liked to say, tweedle dee and tweedle dum?
Mike Coffman thinks he's being unfairly targeted for his birther comments. As if it's unfair for journalists to simply want to talk to him about it? What's a reporter to do when he will only take questions from conservative talk-radio hosts?
Consparicists take great pleasure in each other. The more everyone else thinks they're crazy, the closer their shared beliefs make them feel to one another. That's why talk radio is such a beautiful medium for conspiracists.
What about our basic trust in government, which rests to some degree on faith in elections? How seriously should take it, or should we ignore it, when our Secretary of State is on the radio making accusations of very recent election fraud?
If you're a talk-radio host and you feed on infotainment, you pretty much have to cover the topics people will talk about because you want people to... talk. But that doesn't mean you have to embrace bigots.
Romney apparently isn't making himself available to real journalists in Colorado, in advance of Tuesday's GOP caucus, but he called into conservative talk-radio shows across the state Friday, where he found a copacetic environment.
You'd expect to get plenty of meaninglessness from a two-hour event featuring 10 yappers skilled at yapping. How could a panel of 10 normal people converse intelligently in such a setting, much less 10 talk-radio hosts?
Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman listened in silence Wednesday as Scott Gessler made the startling assertion that "Denver itself admitted" that sending election ballots to inactive voters has resulted in a "pretty high incidence of fraud."