He's baaaaaaaaack...
Steyer Allies Seek Control of Legislature
San Francisco billionaire activist Tom Steyer is getting more deeply involved in Colorado politics than ever before. Two groups aligned with Steyer are now funding political attacks on State Senator Laura Woods. Republicans control the Colorado State Senate by a single vote, so unseating Woods could return control of the state legislature to Democrats, writes Simon Lomax in Complete Colorado Page 2.
OK and NE AG's...
Fair-Weather Federalism
The attorneys general for Oklahoma and Nebraska may pay lip service to states' rights and federalism, but when it comes down to legalization in Colorado, they are fair-weather friends writes Jacob Sullum in Complete Colorado Page 2.
End it for good...
"Equitable Sharing"
The Feds have temporarily shut down the "equitable sharing" program that allowed Colorado officers to seize property without a conviction. Mike Krause suggests that the Colorado state legislature end the practice for good by forbidding asset forfeiture at the state level in this Freedom Minute video.
What you need to know...
"ColoradoCare" Single-Payer Initiative
In November 2016, voters will decide on Amendment 69, a state constitutional amendment which would create ‘ColoradoCare,’ a single-payer, government run health care system in Colorado. Linda Gorman tells you everything you need to know about this bad idea in this Issue Backgrounder.
One round at a time...
Coloradans for Civil Liberties
Laura Carno talks about Coloradans for Civil Liberties, a Colorado state-wide pro-Second Amendment organization that will focus on reclaiming the gun rights lost in the 2013 legislative session. Watch video here.

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September 17th, 2014
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Former music critic, acclaimed journalist, and syndicated columnist Nat Hentoff joins Dave Kopel to discuss the fate of our civil liberties in the 21st century. Have we learned the lessons of 9/11? Why has Obama been worse on civil liberties than any president previous? Nat explains it all in this iVoices interview!
Nat Hentoff Talks Civil Liberties in the 21st Century (55:26 min).
Blended Learning Vision Coming to Life in Denver (21:52 min).
Should We Let the Courts Fix Tenure? (21:49 min).
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April 12th, 2016
There are a lot of exciting days every year. Christmas, Easter, snow days, and my birthday all spring to mind immediately. But for education nerds, there’s no day more exciting than New Numbers Day. Today, my friends, is that day. Okay, New Numbers Day was technically April 7, when the Colorado Department of Education released [...]

 
Turning Over a New Leaf: Better Turnover Figures Make Me Smile (ver a New Leaf: Better Turnover Figures Make Me Smile http://www.ediswatching.org/2016/04/turning-over-a-new-leaf-better-turnover-figures-make-me-smile/ http://www.ediswatching.org/2016/04/turning-over-a-new-leaf-better- min).
The Washington Charter Phoenix Rises (ngton Charter Phoenix Rises http://www.ediswatching.org/2016/04/the-washington-charter-phoenix-rises/ http://www.ediswatching.org/2016/04/the-washington-charter-phoenix-rises/#comments Fri, 08 Apr 2 min).
Opting out of What, Exactly? (t of What, Exactly? http://www.ediswatching.org/2016/04/opting-out-of-what-exactly/ http://www.ediswatching.org/2016/04/opting-out-of-what-exactly/#comments Thu, 07 Apr 2016 23:19:49 +0000 min).
April 7 Colorado Energy Cheat Sheet: Hickenlooper calls CDPHE refocusing away from CPP a ’shell game’, unloads on EPA ozone rule; ‘carbon tax’ defeated in Carbondale.
Hickenlooper: Suspending EPA’s new ozone standard ‘would be a great idea’.
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