Facing a defamation lawsuit, Colorado conservative activist Joe Oltmann is neither deterred nor broken from making claims or a stolen election or accusing members of the press who scrutinize him of being affiliated with Antifa.
Joey Bunch: "Colorado has it backwards. State capitols are where shenanigans are expected to cross the line from political to criminal. West of the Continental Divide, they say, 'Hold my beer.'"
Dana Perino remembers 9/11 in an interview with Colorado Politics, and her journey from Colorado to President George Bush's press secretary
This is an extended version of Insights to include as much as possible from the governor's responses about issues bound to be part of his reelection campaign next year, seasoned with a well-sourced veteran's insights.
Joey Bunch: "Hick can't tap dance like Trump, but he better be picking up the tune."
Joey Bunch: "If you care about elections and democracy beyond what you glean from a Facebook meme, the next week is the time to plug into fact, even if it's not as sinister as fiction."
The School Finance Act, Senate Bill 268, exceeds the current year's school budget by $750.8 million, making up for cuts made last year to accommodate the pandemic's expected strain on the state budget, which never managed to materialize.
The various teams of advisers to bring back the gray wolf to Colorado have been seated, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, to carry out the wishes of the statewide voters who passed Proposition 114 last year.
Democrats said the For the People Act's aim is to reduce the influence of money in politics poured in by groups that aren't required to identify its source, while ensuring fairness and weeding out political corruption, with an overall goal of providing accurate, accessible elections.
Joey Bunch: "We must demand they do their jobs beyond suspicion — I'm not foolish enough to think the chances are good — because a little bit of trust and faith has been sorely missing from the public square for some time."
The countersuit eclipses the $1.3 billion lawsuit Dominion filed in February against Lindell regarding the conspiracy theory that the company switched votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden in last November's election.
From Colorado Politics reporter Pat Poblete, a profile of Secretary of State Jena Griswold, who inspires supporters and opponents alike.
The Biden administration is considering the former senator from Colorado (and Obama Cabinet member) Ken Salazar as ambassador to Mexico, according to Axios national reporter Hans Nichols, co-author of the weekly Sneak Peek newsletter.
Joey Bunch: "Denver’s good luck was Georgia’s bad, a product of the balls and strikes of politics: the Big Lie, fake news, woke corporations and election integrity."
"We are heartbroken and enraged at what has become all too common in our country: a mass shooting in a peaceful and loving community."