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.

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