Sentinel Blogs

Aaron Cole

Managing Editor for the Aurora Sentinel, An Opinion on Everything

The World Cup Game crowd at Helga's in Aurora during the final match

When Manuel Neuer, Germany’s outstanding goalkeeper, sent another goal kick into sub-orbit, Hunholz paid attention: “Maybe the Broncos could sign that guy.”

Representative Mike Coffman, Republican: None scheduled. Coffman will be appearing at a Veterans parade on Saturday, but it is not an official campaign event. The parade will be in Downtown Denver at Civic Center Park and begins at 11:30 a.m. Andrew Romanoff, Democrat: Romanoff is scheduled to speak at Eritrea’s 23rd Independence Day Anniversary, 7 […]

Aurora Representative Mike Coffman has been hard on the campaign trail talking immigration, but one of the cornerstone positions — a path to citizenship through military service — may be on its last legs this session. Last week, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor signaled that a similar measure, the ENLIST Act sponsored by California Rep. Jeff […]

Dog the Bounty Hunter is busy these days.  When he’s not runnin’ down outlaws with his wife, Beth, he’s stumpin’ for Tancredo in the only Aurora bar fit to handle Dog — The Stampede. Suggested donation is $100, unless you’re sporting long hair and sunglasses, brother. Link: Reception with Dog the Bounty Hunter

Mike Coffman — Republican 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 17 — One-on-one meetings at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Open to the public. 5 minutes for each meeting. Andrew Romanoff — Democrat Public events planned for Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17, but details have not been released yet.

COLE: Dear Dad

Thank you for your sacrifices. Thank you for your patience dad. Thank you for the most you ever spent on me — your time.

How does a bill that the president would sign, 80 percent of Americans agreed with and more than 50 percent of the U.S. Senate voted in favor of, die? A parliamentary procedure called cloture. The universal background check for gun buyers ate lead thanks to Nevada Sen. Harry Reid’s agreement (who voted against the bill, […]

Coming out in favor of reporter shield laws is about as controversial as reaffirming a “pro apple pie” stance. Saying news organizations deserve the right to protect sources isn’t risky at all. That’s the way it should be. News reporters should be allowed to shield whistleblowers and courageous sources willing to put it all on […]

Dear Presidential Candidates, As an officially unaffiliated voter in Arapahoe County, Colo. with a household income that’s slightly on the wrong side of average for the nation, I think you’ve been talking to me. I hear I’m in your wheelhouse because I’m looking for a president that’ll give Americans a better fiscal foothold and ensure […]

see-ee-oohz R stoopid. Chik-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy doesn’t only serve a lot of fried chicken, he also shared the mental capacity of one when he got on a radio show broadcasting from the middle of nowhere and spewed politics instead of Chick-fil-A sauce. This, of course, should surprise no one. That’s because considering the average […]