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PERRY: Here’s hoping a police force that can’t fire doesn’t take aim for you

PERRY: Here’s hoping a police force that can’t fire doesn’t take aim for you

So nothing will change here. Either the police chief or the police unions are making all the decisions here, because they wield far more influence among our elected officials than mere voters, who only care about such things when it makes big headlines or the consequences of such a system actually involves them.

REAGAN: Travels with POTUS, FLOTUS and the 'Riddler'

REAGAN: Travels with POTUS, FLOTUS and the ‘Riddler’

Let's get real. Presidents and "protectees" like the first lady and the Obama kids travel differently than any other persons in the human race, except maybe Donald Trump.

FUNT: Foul Balls

FUNT: Foul Balls

Baseball probably isn't quite as popular as pro football nowadays, but we still consider it the nation's pastime because it mirrors our spirit, our dreams and our values in so many ways. But just as society is becoming seriously divided between haves and have-nots, baseball is heading down a dangerous path, segregating fans according to economic status

QUIDNUNC: Sadly, the middle is still the most interesting position in CD6

QUID HAS HEARD the mud already starting to fly between the city’s two congressional candidates this week. Our city’s hopefuls for Congress last week made their way into the headlines when Rep. Cory Gardner, who’s running for U.S. Senate reversed …

COLE: Bark from pit bull fans biting their own argument

COLE: Bark from pit bull fans biting their own argument

Not only was I the worst, I was also the loudest. A nameless band teacher gave me that advice one day, ending my short career as a drummer, well before it even began. That was in third grade and it …

STAMPER BROWN: A Case for Voter ID

But let's be real, here. We need identification for just about everything, like buying alcohol and cigarettes, getting cable TV, purchasing a cellphone plan, boarding an airplane, going to the doctor, getting a driver's license...or a passport... or a social security card, qualifying for welfare, entering government buildings, and even signing up for Obamacare

PURCELL: Obama talks to Putin

“You have been warned, Vladimir. If you don’t reverse your impending annexation of Crimea, you’re going to pay a steep price.” “Steep price, Obama? More silly personal sanctions placed on a handful of individuals, rather than sanctions on my energy …

Keep Bossy, Ban Pink Ribboning

Keep Bossy, Ban Pink Ribboning

So a billionaire has decreed from the bubble of privilege that little girls are negatively affected by the term bossy?

REAGAN: Swallowed by the Streets: A Child's Innocence in Danger

REAGAN: Swallowed by the Streets: A Child’s Innocence in Danger



According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children the average age of a sex trafficked child is 13-14 years old Each pimp can make $150,000-$200,000 per child a year, and the average pimp has 4 to 6 girls

DUPUY : Keep Bossy, Ban Pink Ribboning

“Lean In” Author and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign to cheer young girls to participate launched last week. Sandberg claims little boys get called leaders and for the same behavior little girls are branded as bossy. “Together we can encourage …