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Top Ten Stories of 2020 #4: Lunacy Becomes GOP Platform

Republican Rep. Larry Liston (now Senator-elect) during special legislative session on November 30, 2020. Republicans have not been very competitive in Colorado elections in recent years, helping to turn what was once a swing state into a solid blue rectangle. Republican ineptitude was not a new story in 2020, but there was a different flavor to the Colorado GOP’s…

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Top Ten Stories of 2020 #3: The Fall of the Neville Clan

Former House Minority Leader Patrick Neville While 2020 may have been generally terrible for Colorado Republicans, they did finally get one thing right: The GOP finally squirmed away from the Neville Clan. For years, Colorado Republicans had been beholden to decisions made by House Minority Leader Patrick Neville and his political consultant brother, Joe Neville — despite the fact…

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What you can do to fight for progress this week (January 4)

Like these alerts? Click here to subscribe. Congratulations on making it through one of the most difficult and tumultuous years in American history. 2020 was full of moments to forget, but even in these worst of times Coloradans showed that the common ground that unites us is stronger than those who seek to divide us. The passage of landmark…

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Tuesday Open Thread

Trump went through so many different tactics on his call with the Georgia Secretary of State, it is clear he simply wants something to work.  But as many have pointed out, even if he flipped the 16 electoral votes of Georgia, he would STILL LOSE — 290 to 248.  In the past couple of weeks, there has not been…

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Mesa County Clerk Losing Her MAGA-Loving Mind

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters (R). As the Grand Junction Sentinel’s Charles Ashby reports, GOP Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters, who once defended the integrity of the recent elections carried out in part by her office on Dominion Voting Systems hardware, has…lapsed into behavior substantially less responsible: Despite public statements that Colorado’s election system is safe and…

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