Last month's announcement that David Sirota and Michael Brown would team up to replace Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman on KHOW opened up a 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. weekday vacancy on AM 760, Sirota's previous radio home. But rather than hire another ideologue to fill the slot, Clear Channel Denver, which ov ... More >>
As you can see above, and in the full list below, the fourth most-viewed story on the Boulder Daily Camera website from a few moments ago apparently doesn't exist -- although maybe it does. How metaphysical! Here's an explanation by the perky yet mysterious error message:
First, he said he "misspoke" when he called Barack Obama -- the President of the United States -- "un-American." Then he tried to explain away the comment as "boneheaded." And Congressman Mike Coffman -- usually a sensible public servant -- continued to act bone-, as well as bull-, headed all week ... More >>
He looked shmucky enough at the end of the regularly scheduled session of the Colorado Legislature when he pointed the finger at Democrats for not pushing the civil unions bill earlier, then delivered his own lethal injection when he sent the proposal to a "kill committee." And then whoops, House S ... More >>
At noon, a day after Republican lawmakers defeated a bill to legalize civil unions in a special legislative session, conservatives rallied on the steps of the Capitol building. The event had been planned days in advance, but due to the demise of civil unions, the tone was celebratory. House Speaker ... More >>
Update: The Tim Tebow to the Jets trade spent only a brief time in limbo yesterday. The Broncos and the Jets eventually agreed to split a $5 million payment required by a contract clause, resulting in The Chosen One's ticket being punched for the Big Apple, and an even brighter spotlight. For more o ... More >>
Tim Tebow.Our post about the Broncos' latest inexplicable Tim Tebow-led victory, this time over the Vikings, inspired one reader to wonder, tongue-in-cheek style, if there isn't something unholy about all the miracles. Horror-movie buffs, take note.
David Sirota.Last October, a public debate involving KOA's Mike Rosen and AM 760's David Sirota went national after Rosen called for hijackers to crash a plane into the so-called Ground Zero mosque; he insisted that he was being satirical. But Sirota says Rosen didn't let loose with any simil ... More >>
Graphic below.Tonight, the Broncos take on the Arizona Cardinals in their final game of the 2011 preseason -- meaning it could be fans' last extended look at Tim Tebow playing quarterback for quite some time. There's definitely a disconnect between what ESPN's Merril Hoge sees in Tebow and th ... More >>
Update, 8:52 a.m. Friday: Laura Chapin, Romer's campaign spokeswoman, sent over a very short video clip from the debate regarding Hancock and creationism. See it at the bottom of this post. ____________________________________ "You're the fun cousins," radio host Dan Caplis told the Denver Re ... More >>
Full space flight crews shown below.Boeing announced on Monday that it would be entering into a partnership with space tourism company Space Adventures to offer tourists rides on its CST-100 spacecraft. The rides will begin in 2015 and Boeing estimates that a passenger ticket on the spacecraf ... More >>
Dan Maes.As Scott McInnis's plagiarism problems worsened, Republican power brokers began to consider what to do should he drop out of the guv race. And while there's plenty of debate about who the best candidate should be, there's wide agreement among such folks about who it shouldn't be: Dan ... More >>
Rolly Fischer on Channel 7.For the past three days, the Denver Post has run big stories about guv wannabe Scott McInnis. Day one's offering, about apparent McInnis plagiarism in lousy water articles, was a slam dunk -- and likely dooms his campaign, with even the likes of Dan Caplis turning a ... More >>
"Can't we all just get along?"Political observers have spent a lot of time har-dee-har-ing at Scott McInnis over the years -- and indeed, he's made plenty of errors and gaffes during his time in the public eye. Note his prediction that fellow Republican Bob Schaffer would lose the 2008 Senat ... More >>
Diana DeGette.Back on August 4, the conservative Face the State website (which is currently in limbo as it attempts to restructure), went out of its way to slap Congresswoman Diana DeGette for scheduling only one healthcare town hall -- over the phone. At the time, a number of congressional r ... More >>
Scott McInnis ready to party with himself.Just because Bob Beauprez has decided against seeking for the governership doesn't mean Republican loyalists will be spared the spectacle of another hilariously inept campaign -- not with Scott McInnis still the de facto frontrunner. Big Mac has made ... More >>
Bob Beauprez.Despite signs earlier this month that Bob Beauprez was itching to take on Michael Bennet in the 2010 race for the U.S. Senate, the former congressman and failed gubernatorial hopeful has decided against taking the plunge. Still, it's clear that the temptation to run was strong. Y ... More >>
Jared Polis sucking one down on "The Colbert Report."Representative Jared Polis' decision to beer bong a Coors Light during a Monday appearance on The Colbert Report was hilarious, but it also carried the risk of political consequences. As of yesterday morning, commentators in politically cor ... More >>
Scott McInnis with Josh Penry, whose candidacy is looking pretty good right now.Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis came uncorked while defending his allegedly broken pledge to use leftover 2004 campaign funds for breast-cancer research during a Wednesday appearance on the KHOW t ... More >>
Politicians were out in force at the Arapahoe County Republicans fundraising roast of former congressman Tom Tancredo on Saturday. John Suthers, the only GOP member currently elected to a statewide office. Mike Coffman, who moved from a statewide office to fill Tancredo's seat in the Sixth Co ... More >>
I am listening to Tom Tancredo filling in for Peter Boyles on KHOW radio, marveling at how the former congressman is maintaining a one-man monologue that, in the past five minutes, has touched on illegal immigration, healthcare, how Republicans need a speaker as slick as Barack Obama, illegal ... More >>
Michael Bennet and family with veep Joe Biden. Just as Governor Bill Ritter has undermined his own political future by his handling of various union-related measures, so, too, has Michael Bennet, who Ritter appointed to the U.S. Senate when Ken Salazar moved to President Barack Obama's cabinet, giv ... More >>
Ward Churchill. The verdict has arrived in Ward Churchill's wrongful-termination lawsuit against the University of Colorado at Boulder, and it's a mixed bag. The jury found that Churchill was dismissed in part because of things he said -- something that, if I remember correctly, is supposed to be p ... More >>
A graphic from the WardChurchillTrial website. A couple of intriguing entries today on WardChurchillTrial, a pro-Churchill website that's been tracking the controversial professor's wrongful termination lawsuit against the University of Colorado at Boulder. The first, titled "Wagging the Dog," alle ... More >>
Photo by Anthony CameraBill Menezes, in a 2006 photo. In "On Watch," a September 2006 Message column, former Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post journalist Bill Menezes explained his mission as head of Colorado Media Matters, the first state-based spin-off from Media Matters, a Washington, D.C. org ... More >>
A banner from TheRaceToTheBottom.org. In Tuesday's blog "KHOW's Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman Have the Ward Churchill Trial Covered," I shared my view that the aforementioned radio duo's segments about Churchill's wrongful termination suit against the University of Colorado-Boulder are worth heari ... More >>
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