Politics

Denver Blogs: Happy Columbus "Americas Day"!

Our daily gathering of local bloggage.

On the Huffington Post's local page, Jim Thomas makes the case for changing the name of Columbus Day. And unlike most of the things written on the topic, his take is reasonable and measured.

Colorado Pols breaks down (in their Colorado Pol-y way) the Post's story about Josh Penry's claim that Ritter has added thousands of public workers. In short, the Post called bullshit, and the Pols second that emotion.

The Obama administration is talking about the country's shoddy detention facilities for illegal immigrants. But Jared Polis and others have been talking about that for a while.

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Joe Tone
Contact: Joe Tone