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PERRY: Aurora Police botched sex-case allegation is an unparalleled failure, and the media played our part

PERRY: Aurora Police botched sex-case allegation is an unparalleled failure, and the media played our part

I wouldn’t pretend to be in a position to know if Stahl did or did not do what police originally accused him of. I only know that cops have so appallingly botched this case, and possibly Stahl’s life, that police must now seek outside help from another police department to make at least some effort to clean up this despicable mess

JENSEN: There are Better Ways to Cut Military Spending

JENSEN: There are Better Ways to Cut Military Spending

The difference between the Democratic President's approach and that of Republicans like Senator Tom Coburn is the President wants to cut spending on military men and women's salaries and benefits, while Coburn seeks to cut spending on jets and ships

DUPUY: The New GOP Frontrunner for 2016: Vladimir Putin

DUPUY: The New GOP Frontrunner for 2016: Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin's beefcake boudoir photography featuring his naked torso alongside large mammals is a siren song for Republicans. They've been in the market for a man—manly enough to take charge of their shattered caucus. A dude—dudish enough to stand up to the "feminized atmosphere" created by the media

QUIDNUNC: There's old Beauz like a knew Beauz

QUIDNUNC: There’s old Beauz like a knew Beauz

Maybe Bob would fare better running for governor in Texas or Oklahoma where that message makes sense

PERRY: The end of diplomacy — Close Colorado roads to out-of-staters, we’re full

PERRY: The end of diplomacy — Close Colorado roads to out-of-staters, we’re full

We have no choice but to close the state borders. Until we close public schools so we can spend all the money on asphalt and ski trains, or raise gasoline taxes or tolls, we’re going to have to start turning people away. Sorry.

STAMPER BROWN: Defense Cuts Reveal Out-of-Whack Priorities

STAMPER BROWN: Defense Cuts Reveal Out-of-Whack Priorities

Obama's ineffectual "yes man" Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's recent announcement that defense spending will be scaled back to pre-WWII levels shows the Obama administration has little interest in executing the federal government's primary constitutionally mandated role to keep us safe

JENSEN: Confronting the left on Obamacare premiums

JENSEN: Confronting the left on Obamacare premiums

Lberal Lenny caught me coming out of a real restaurant in Delaware, not one of Joe Biden’s imagination, shouting, “Hey! How ya like my man Harry Reid takin’ out them Koch brothers on the senate floor?” “I thought that was …

REAGAN: It's the Desert, Stupid

REAGAN: It’s the Desert, Stupid

Now we've got 37 million Californians and a government that's more interested in tearing down dams, diverting river water to save endangered fish and building $68 billion bullet trains than investing in our future water needs

HUNTER and HOLEN: Living on food stamps not exactly a SNAP

HUNTER and HOLEN: Living on food stamps not exactly a SNAP

Lesson one – shopping on a limited budget takes time and creativity. Experience in the kitchen does have its advantages when creating sustainable, healthy, tasty meals. Arapahoe County offers healthy cooking classes to anyone on SNAP

PERRY: If you could read, Aurora, these folks think you might weep about how sad your lives are

PERRY: If you could read, Aurora, these folks think you might weep about how sad your lives are

So it was Aurora’s turn to make the list, being grouped in with other sullied, vapid communities like Anaheim, Calif.; San Antonio, Texas and Mesa, Ariz., clearly iconic bastions of stupidity you never knew about because you can’t read