YEATMAN: In 2012, Colorado ratepayers spent almost half a billion dollars on New Energy Economy policies
DENVER—It turns out Colorado’s New Energy Economy isn’t very economical.
A report from an analyst with the Independence Institute and Competitive Enterprise Institute released Tuesday found that initiatives undertaken as part of Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter’s energy agenda cost the state nearly $484 million in 2012. Read more »
THE DECIDER? Obama channeled Al Gore during his inaugural address, saying that the science of global warming was decided
President Obama’s second term is beginning to look a lot like Al Gore’s first. Obama took the opportunity of his inaugural address to say that his term would be aimed at addressing climate change.
Good thing he neglected to mention “global warming” to shivering the crowd, most of whom were apparently warming their hands on bongs, as he might have gotten a completely different reaction than he did with the “climate change” talk. Read more »
McNULTY: The time is now to pass mandatory minimum sentences for predators who sexually assault children
Evil knows too many forms. I cannot imagine a harsher form of Evil than a father betraying his own daughter. It made me sick when I read that Jason LaRosa will walk on charges of sexual assault of a child and aggravated incest. LaRosa was convicted for performing oral sex on his 2 ½ year old daughter at a swim club. Read more »
DOCK THEIR PAY? A new poll shows significant support for slashing the paychecks of Congress and the President
DENVER – With President Obama and Congress preparing for a protracted fight over whether to raise the nation’s record $16.4 trillion debt limit, a new Rasmussen Reports poll suggests that voters have an idea about where lawmakers and the president can find some savings: Their own salaries. Read more »
Senator Greg Brophy (R-Wray) said that the bill would give more power to the Joint Budget Committee
DENVER– A bill to repeal the requirement that the state Senate and House approve a joint resolution certifying the estimated annual general fund revenue passed the Senate Finance Committee without a peep of dissent Tuesday – but the change in state statute promises more debate on the Senate floor. Read more »