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Grandview baseball players Kevin Gausman (left), pitcher, and Greg Bird, catcher, pose during practice March 9 at Grandview High School. (Heather A. Longway/ The Aurora Sentinel)

When they played together on the Grandview baseball team, the future looked pretty bright for Kevin Gausman and Greg Bird. Their success, however, has become absolutely blinding. Barring injury, the outstanding former battery for the Wolves both will have places in the starting lineups of their respective teams — the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees — on the upcoming opening day of the Major League Baseball season.


6TH DISTRICT Rep. Mike Coffman explains his votes on health care and federal spending to a group of voters at an assisted-living development in Highlands Ranch, Colo., on Tuesday, July 3, 2012.  (AP Photo/Kristen Wyatt)

We’ve all been sucking it up as we’ve suffered through the very real abuse inflicted by Republican health care legislation, Democratic health care legislation and entities that have wagged both those dogs for decades. Coffman and other congressmen can suck it up and show up at town meetings to get an earful, first-hand about how serious the health-care issue is, and how wrong they might be about how to change it