Yesterday, we posted about claims by Focus on the Family founder James Dobson that the IRS had discriminated against one of his other operations for political reasons. This alleged mistreatment put Dobson back in the public eye, and his reappearance took one of our readers by surprise.
Yesterday in this space, we noted that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder may not have time to weigh in on Colorado marijuana laws because of two mushrooming scandals -- one of them involving reports that the Internal Revenue Service placed extra scrutiny on Tea Party groups seeking nonprofit status. ... More >>
Even though Rick Santorum kinda won the Iowa caucuses, he's a long shot to pass Mitt Romney and become the Republican pick for president. His last chance appears to be a strong showing in South Carolina tomorrow -- one that'll require evangelicals to get behind him (and not sinful Newt Gingrich). To ... More >>
We begin a new week of Denver blog roundups with these three contestants...
Roundball Mining Company's Jeremy tries to explain the contradictions in the latest Carmelo Anthony rumors. His conclusion: Melo wants out, but he's laying low to avoid coming across like a puppet master.
5280's Mic ... More >>
A Flickr photoMaybe if this had been in the pan, everything would've been fine.Woe to anyone who gets between a pot smoker and his stash.
That's the lesson learned by a Boulder Police officer, who reportedly had to tase a man who threw a frying pan at her out of frustration that he couldn't ... More >>
A CitizenLink graphic gives the two major parties equal time -- kind of.Colorado Springs-based Focus on the Family and Focus on the Family Action are not one and the same. The former is a 501(c)(3) founded in 1977 by the Reverend James Dobson to promote family values from a Christian perspect ... More >>
Dr. James Dobson has a new focus.On Friday, Dr. James Dobson delivered his final broadcast for Focus on the Family. But Focus spokesman Gary Schneeberger waited until today to comment to the public at large about Dobson's long-in-the-works departure from the Colorado Springs-based organizatio ... More >>
James Dobson will be signing off in February. Sad?Word that Focus on the Family founder James Dobson would stop producing his trademark radio show and cut the cord between him and the organization in February likely spurred cheers among people whose vehicles sport one of those "Focus on Your ... More >>
Focus on the Family's James Dobson."Focus on the Family: Gay People Can Still Be Fixed," a blog published last week, made the point that the Colorado Springs-based, James Dobson-founded evangelical organization continues to hold that homosexual proclivities can be "cured" through therapy desp ... More >>
Focus on the Family's James Dobson.The American Psychiatric Association's rejection of therapy intended to turn gay people straight, announced yesterday, is unlikely to change the views of Focus on the Family, the Colorado Springs-based organization, founded by James Dobson, that's made "reor ... More >>
"James Dobson's Political Surrender," a piece by Dan Gilgoff, U.S. News & World Report's "God & Country" blogger, contains several fascinating excerpts from the good doctor's Focus on the Family radio broadcast. Of course, Dobson stepped down as chairman of the Colorado Springs-based ... More >>
Dr. James Dobson, in an image from the Focus on the Family website.
In late February, Dr. James Dobson announced that he was stepping down as chairman of Focus on the Family -- a decision that prompted questions about whether the Colorado Springs-based organization could survive over the long hau ... More >>
You gotta have heart.
Today in Cafe Society:
• Gateaux giving back.
• Wine and cheese...and green chile?
• Satchel's Market bags some special meals.
• Up Close: Bones.
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Jewell Tyme Music tapped for Denver Nuggets pre-game show in April.
• Epilogue ... More >>
Our October 24 blog "Protesters Don't Want Focus on the Family's James Dobson in Radio Hall of Fame" told the tale of DumpDobson.com, a website that decried the planned induction of JD in the Chicago-based Museum of Broadcast Communications' National Radio Hall of Fame. These efforts failed, and D ... More >>