Regan Benson isn't afraid to speak her mind, and neither are her kids, including son Blake, who made news for sporting a "Nobama" banner during Michelle Obama's visit to Dakota Ridge High School, and Bryce, who ex-guv candidate Tom Tancredo backed in a controversy over wearing a "Border Patrol" T-sh ... More >>
Was Dakota Ridge High School student Bryce Benson punished for wearing a T-shirt that read "Border Patrol" while others who staged a mock-demonstration featuring signs that read "Fuck America" weren't -- or at least not initially? Ex-Congressman and recent gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo's not ... More >>
The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), which brings people of various faiths together to work for social justice, peace and humanitarian service, has been holding vigils at the GEO detention center in Aurora each month since May 2009. So supporters were understandably discouraged when Immig ... More >>
Julie Gonzales.At this writing, a delegation of Colorado lawmakers, including Representative Kent Lambert, is in Arizona to discuss how best to launch a version of the state's controversial immigration law here.
To Julie Gonzales, political coordinator for the Colorado Immigrant Reform Coali ... More >>
An "illegal" message.Most locals celebrated the 4th of July weekend with picnics and fireworks. But approximately fifty locals marked the holiday yesterday with a vigil at Aurora's GEO detention center.
There, they decried current immigration policy in Colorado and elsewhere, with a focus on ... More >>
Tom Tancredo says his remarks were taken out of context.A blog from the Huffington Post yesterday certainly sports a grabby headline. It reads: "Tom Tancredo Says Arizona Immigration Law Goes Too Far, Still Supports It."
The problem with this take, which has replicated rapidly across the web ... More >>
Photo by John JohnstonTom Tancredo has a new and unexpected ally.On Monday in this space, ex-Congressman and former presidential candidate Tom Tancredo called for Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border following the murder of ranch ... More >>
This isn't how Tom Tancredo will appear at Tea Party events.Yesterday, ex-Congressman and former presidential candidate Tom Tancredo decried the murder of Arizona rancher Rob Krentz and called for troops to be placed on the U.S.-Mexico border -- a wish the Obama administration is extraordinar ... More >>
Photo by John JohnstonTom Tancredo meets Twitter near the Arizona border.It's not all that unusual for former Congressman and presidential candidate Tom Tancredo to get fired up about what he sees as the unprotected border between the United States and Mexico. In fact, he did so earlier this ... More >>