HILLMAN: UNITY FOR CENTRIST CHRISTIAN CONSERVATIVES
Conservatives and Libertarians fight about social issues so routinely that we assume their differences are insurmountable. Most everyone on the center-right is dubious of big government, but when it comes to protecting the unborn or preserving the traditional definition of marriage, we are divided as to government’s proper role.
KERSGAARD: HAPPY TO FIND A NEW HOME IN A NEWSROOM
It’s good to be here. I just walked in the door, but I feel like I belong, like I have always belonged. It’s not often a life change feels so good from the get-go.
SMITH: WHY WAS THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SO SLOW?
"Our weapon is the vote,” a man named Randolfo tells me.
We are standing outside a school called La Vida Abundante in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. It is Sunday, Nov. 29, Election Day, and this is one of the polling places.
NICHOLS: A GOOD INVESTMENT FOR COLORADO
Coloradans cannot turn on the television without coming face to face with the health care reform debate in Washington. But with so many conflicting messages from different interest groups, it is hard to know what to believe.
HUDSON: DCPA PRODUCTIONS COMPLETELY UNSENTIMENTAL
“Well,” by Lisa Kron, directed by Christy Montour-Larson, and “Absurd Person Singular,” by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Sabin Epstein. Both playing through
The Denver Center Theater Company is offering a pair of alternatives to its annual mounting of the Dickens chestnut, “A Christmas Carol.” Lisa Kron’s “Well” is the more intriguing fare, and, at 90 minutes without an intermission, will have you back on the street in plenty of time for a nightcap. Kron has been a performance artist, and it shows in her script, which is part sporadic monologue and part sketch comedy.
WINTER: DIVERSE WOMEN TRANSFORM POLITICAL SCENE
Last year, Colorado and the rest of the country fell in love with a community organizer of humble beginnings who was raised by a hardworking single mother. With the support of the Centennial State he went on to win the presidency in 2008.
NEILSON: AND NOW YOU KNOW THE REST OF THE STORY?
As a member of the state Long-term Fiscal Stability Commission, more aptly named by the minority the Long-term Fiscal Irresponsibility Commission, here is the “rest of the story” from my view.
HILLMAN: BASEBALL, BATS AND UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES
It’s natural to sympathize with the parents of Brandon Patch, the 18-year-old baseball pitcher who died after he was hit by a batted ball in 2003.
HUDSON: AN AFFIRMATION OF THE PRINCIPLES OF THE AMERICAN DREAM
By Miller Hudson
A RAISIN IN THE SUN, by Lorraine Hansberry. Directed by Israel Hicks. Playing at the DCPA through October 31.
COFFMAN: DECISION DISREGARDED WELFARE OF MEN AND WOMEN IN UNIFORM
In a recent article in The Colorado Statesman headlined, “On the range at Piñon Canon,” state Sen. Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, complained that he is being unfairly labeled as anti-military because he supported legislation that permanently bars the United States Army from receiving the additional training areas it has requested in Piñon Canyon.