Timely & Relevant Archives
By Sean Duffy
In tributes since he succumbed to cancer last week, Jack Kemp has been rightfully called a statesman, patriot and visionary. The architect of a key pillar of the Reagan Revolution. But, as I look back at powerful and memorable encounters with him over the years, I remember boundless energy, constant searching for new ideas and new converts, and most of all, one hell of a guy. (more…)
“Call your Senator,” we urged last month. “The bill to render Colorado’s presidential vote irrelevant is parked on Senate calendar, lacking votes for passage. With citizen pressure it will die there on May 6.” Legislators must have listened, because on April 30, the bill did die. Score one for conservative common sense.
What forces in America’s economy and culture are threatening the survival of newspapers and diverting audiences to other information sources? What are the consequences for us as citizens in a free society? How can we take charge in the emerging new paradigm; or can we? Discuss all this with Centennial Institute panelists at Issue Friday, May 1, 10:00-11:00 am, on the Colorado Christian University campus. (more…)
“No you can’t,” chanted the crowd of thousands in defiance of the Obama-Ritter tax and spend agenda during a noon rally at the Colorado State Capitol on Tax Day, April 15. (more…)
Tax, spend, borrow and regulate are the four horsemen of American socialism under Obama and Ritter. Intrusive government now tramples our liberties with a brazenness that would amaze those old Boston patriots who dumped the tea in ’73. Tea Party protests will happen in many cities on Tax Day, Wed. April 15. I’ll be taking part and so should you. Here’s the information you need. (more…)
Centennial Institute, Colorado Christian University’s public policy think tank, invites you to attend a debate on “Global Warming: Is the Kyoto Agenda Warranted?” James White of CU-Boulder says yes. Christopher Horner of CEI in Washington says no. They will face off at 730pm on Wednesday, April 8, (more…)
(Lakewood, Feb. 3) Former Colorado Senate President John Andrews has been appointed Director of The Centennial Institute, a new think tank being created by Colorado Christian University, CCU President Bill Armstrong announced today. The new entity (more…)
Greatness never goes out of date. Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who died last year, presented at Harvard in 1978 one of the most perceptive and sobering assessments of civilization’s ills in our lifetime. The full text is below. An oft-quoted passage, sadly truer than ever, begins: “A decline in courage may be the most striking feature that an outside observer notices in the West today. (more…)
RNC LEADERS CONDEMN BAILOUTS
Coloradans support proposed resolution
James Bopp of Indiana, vice chairman of the Republican National Committee, is circulating a draft resolution opposing “bailouts of industries, individuals, or governments by the federal government,” to be offered for a vote when the RNC’s 168 members meet in Washington in late January.
Colorado’s Republican chairman Dick Wadhams and national committeewoman Lily Nunez are listed among the first cosponsors. RedState.com ran a story about the resolution (more…)