Chauncey Billups.Denver blog posts are ready for snow.
Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein notes that Chauncey Billups and the Clippers are hot going into tonight's game against Denver -- and the Nuggets are not.
Colorado Pols shares a lovely snap of Rick Santorum and Dave Schultheis, together ... More >>
Kevin Lundberg.Speaking moments before the start of today's immigration summit at the State Capitol, Senator Kevin Lundberg, chairman of the Republican Study Committee, portrays the session as an attempt to tackle an important issue in a post-election environment that will give him and his fe ... More >>
Wadsworth's study caused a stir.University of Colorado sociologist Tim Wadsworth says it was "complete and utter happenstance" that his study about immigration was released just as debate over the issue is at its most contentious. "It was accepted for publication [by Social Science Quarterly] ... More >>
Chris Nevitt has something to proclaim.The controversial Arizona immigration bill hasn't stopped any folks from coming into this country illegally yet. After all, it won't take effect until July. But it's certainly led to a bumper crop of proclamations, including denunciations by Denver Publi ... More >>
Bet Dave Schultheis has been boycotting Boulder for a while now.Senator Dave Schultheis can be a wonderfully entertaining ball of crazy.
Okay, maybe his comments about how pregnant women with HIV should be allowed to pass the virus to their babies cuz that would teach them a big ol' lesson a ... More >>
Their German citizenship didn't exactly solve their problems.Republican gubernatorial hopeful Scott McInnis likes Arizona's controversial new immigration law a whole lot more than does Representative Jared Polis, who told Politico that requiring immigrants to have their papers on them at all ... More >>
Dave Schultheis wants more of that old time religion in schools.Earlier this week, the state legislature spent many long hours hashing over Senator/Shmuck emeritus Dave Schultheis's latest brainstorm: a "Religious Bill of Rights."
As Education News Colorado noted, the measure would have allo ... More >>
Phil Anschutz in an illustration from the NowPublic website -- part of his media empire.Denver gazillionaire Phil Anschutz is a media mogul thanks to his ownership of Examiner.com and many other properties. But he remains so zealously protective of his privacy that he doesn't even want his na ... More >>
Get ready, get set, insert foot in mouth. Here are some of the quotes that made us laugh, cry or just scratch our head in disbelief.
"Riots in Denver at the Democrat Convention would see to it we don't elect Democrats. And that's the best damn thing (that) could happen for this country as fa ... More >>
Nice explanation, Dave. Really believable.Yesterday, we told you about a tweet sent out by Shmuck of the Week emeritus Senator Dave Schultheis, in which he essentially compared President Barack Obama to a 9/11 hijacker:
@Sen_Schultheis: Don't for a second think Obama wants what is best for U ... More >>
Dave, Dave, Dave...State senator Dave Schultheis, one of our go-to guys when it comes to choosing a Shmuck of the Week, may have announced his retirement -- but that doesn't mean he's lost his knack for offending the sensibilities of anyone with a brain larger than an acorn.
Big Dave's start ... More >>
Dave Schultheis, shmuck emeritus.Say it ain't so, Dave!
Colorado Springs Republican state senator Dave Schultheis, whose untenable positions and fabulously xenophobic quotes made him one of Westword's favorite Shmucks of the Week, has announced that he won't seek reelection in 2010.
A champ ... More >>
Kent Lambert.The Colorado Union of Taxpayers' acronym -- CUT -- indicates where its members stand on the question of taxation. While the Taxpayers Bill of Rights (TABOR) has been attacked by plenty of lawmakers, CUT president Marty Neilson credits it with "protecting Colorado from the real bu ... More >>
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If bloggers did kill the Rocky, it was involuntary manslaughter. (Colorado Pols)
Okay, that's cool: The Denver Post's "photo blog" is a wonderful time suck. (Captured)
Kill the messenger: Dave Schultheis claims he was quoted ou ... More >>
Colorado Springs Republican senator Dave Schultheis continued a style of politics this week that values Biblical interpretations and right-wing philosophy over human life, human suffering and common sense. His latest sentiments involved a bill that would require pregnant women to be tested for HIV ... More >>
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State senator Dave Schultheis, a Colorado Springs Republican, has long been an expert at saying things that slacken jaws -- but he truly outdid himself yesterday, when he spoke out against legislation that would require pregnant women to receive HIV tests in order to prevent their ... More >>
Eighty Latinos died in traffic accidents in Colorado in 2008, or roughly one quarter of the total number of people who were killed in car crashes. Of the eighty, 59 were unbuckled. So it made sense for the Colorado Department of Transportation to -- for the first time ever -- run a TV advertise ... More >>
Remember the hullabaloo stirred up by a Rocky Mountain News reporter's mega-awkward attempt to Twitter at a three-year old's funeral? Reporter Lynn Bartels certainly does. Earlier today, she posted an item to the Rocky's Live From the Legislature blog about state senator Dave Schultheis getting in ... More >>