Hal Bidlack is a retired professor of political science and a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who taught more than 17 years at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
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Hal Bidlack: "Do people going to a concert have a right not to be bothered by people trying to change their religious faith? How about changing their desired political candidate? How about changing peoples’ laundry detergent? Is there a place you have a right not to be bothered? Well, happily, yes! In your home. No one gets to come into your home, against your will, and tell you that you have this whole God thing wrong or that you are using the wrong detergent. But when you step outside your door and into the public square, that all changes."
Hal Bidlack: "Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Colorado House Member Joe Neguse don’t like the idea of these symbols of the west being killed. They propose, instead, to bring those dozen critters to Colorado, where they can join an existing herd in Bent County."
Hal Bidlack: "While I consider the 'religious' objections to getting vaccinated to be the least horrible of the bad excuses, we’ve seen crazy nonsense coming from far too many people who assert a thing they heard on social media has equal validity to the carefully peer-reviewed research performed over decades by highly qualified scientists. Simply put, is stupidity a legitimate point of view, especially when it endangers others?"
Hal Bidlack: "So, there is much to admire about Ganahl and her climb to the top of the business world and her public service to CU. But here is where things get a tad sticky…"