Colorado can no longer even get capital convictions. Even a case as repulsive as the Aurora theater shootings have been unable to persuade a jury to murder the convict for his horrific crime. The only thing that adds up from these cases is the massive bill taxpayers must pony up to prosecute a death penalty case, just to lose it. And even if there’s a win, the exorbitant expense of decades of appeals and special prison accommodations only compounds the folly
Gorsuch’s opinions have been consistent and legally sound. He may not be preferred as a Supreme Court Justice, but he’s absolutely well-qualified
DeVos has not only shown she’s ill-equipped to provide leadership or management, what little she does know and promote have been text-book examples of what not to do to create successful charter schools
We are rapidly losing faith that Trump will provide sensible, honest, ethical and righteous leadership and look instead to Republicans and Democrats in Congress to protect all Aurora residents, and especially those most vulnerable to this wayward administration
If Trump is unwilling to stop himself and his staff from lying, members of Congress, especially Republicans, must pressure the president and the new administration to stop this dangerous and embarrassing practice
You and your GOP Congressional compatriots were right, “It’s time for a reality check.” This is it.
Despite years of trying, Colorado has been unable to react to the sound and consistent advice of researchers around the globe and prevent teenagers and even pre-teens from using cancer-causing UV tanning beds
Rather than expect police and the courts to solve most of these problems, it’s up to each and all of us to call it out when we encounter it. Just as people are emboldened by the increase and acceptance of bigoted behavior, they’re discouraged when they’re shunned and met with opposition to their cruel stunts