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QUIDNUNC: Smoke 'em if you flaunt 'em

QUIDNUNC: Smoke ‘em if you flaunt ‘em

AND QUID HAS HEARD the Colorado Symphony Orchestra is going all Buzzfeed on us and playing “Top 10 Led Zeppelin Songs Not Performed By Led Zeppelin” or something like that

DUPUY: My Evergreen Column About the Latest Mass Shooting

DUPUY: My Evergreen Column About the Latest Mass Shooting

Fox News chirps that the tragedy at fill-in-the-blank is a distraction from Benghazi and Hillary Clinton must be happy about it

UDALL: Student debt drags down Colorado's graduates, economy

UDALL: Student debt drags down Colorado’s graduates, economy

This debt, which can carry interest rates as high as 14 percent, may be good for lenders and big banks, but it’s handicapping Colorado’s economy and siphoning money out of consumers’ pockets

DUPUY: E-Cigarettes Should Be E-Regulated

DUPUY: E-Cigarettes Should Be E-Regulated

In quitting smoking I also ended my life-long love affair with nicotine. For those of you unfamiliar, it’s a delectable drug that stimulates brain function, decreases appetite and calms nerves

PERRY: Who you gonna call to rid us of politicians like Sheriff Happy Pants?

PERRY: Who you gonna call to rid us of politicians like Sheriff Happy Pants?

If there were a fairness fairy, she, or he, would collect the needed signatures by Friday, because it’s a damned shame that Maketa isn’t properly rewarded for his antics by having voters throw him out of office before he gets his star sued off

REAGAN: Mass murder and the knee-jerk media

REAGAN: Mass murder and the knee-jerk media

As per usual following a mass killing, the news media reacted in the usual knee-jerk fashion, focusing on the killer’s life story and guaranteeing that he’d achieve his desired 15 minutes of underserved fame

DUPUY: The Founding Fathers are all things to all Americans

DUPUY: The Founding Fathers are all things to all Americans

No one ever brings up Jesus’ name when the 2000-year-old prophet would disagree with them. As in: “Jesus drank wine with hookers and outcasts, but as a Christian, I find that reprehensible.” Jesus only gets used to corroborate personal conviction.

QUIDNUNC: JeffCo is the gateway to hellacious arguments

QUIDNUNC: JeffCo is the gateway to hellacious arguments

JeffCo wants to rumble with Aurora folks, so we’re going to have to round up a posse. Seems that JeffCo residents, who are obviously unfamiliar with a map, are also completely oblivious to history

JENSEN: Mental Illness and Mass Killings

JENSEN: Mental Illness and Mass Killings

Liberal media all across the nation trumpeted banning guns, which has already been tried in Chicago and Washington D.C., where gun bans resulted in more gun violence

PERRY: The NRA can’t put a number on too many school shootings

PERRY: The NRA can’t put a number on too many school shootings

We have created a perfect storm where we breed crazy boys bent on murderous sprees, ignore their blatant threats, and then make it incredibly easy to gun up and shoot ‘em up at places where we are most vulnerable to gun attacks