State government and its CEO are failing us

State government and its CEO are failing us

“I get it, it’s hard to keep up with the news these days. But some stories are too important to let slide. And this is one. In late June, Ben Markus at Colorado Public Radio reported a nursing home scandal — not in New York but right here in Colorado.”

Let us be the voice for Afghanistan’s women

Let us be the voice for Afghanistan’s women

“I’ve felt deep, deep sadness this week for the 19 million women and girls across the earth in Afghanistan. Eleven million women in America head back to college in the coming weeks and 144 women sit in our U.S. Capitol leading our country.”

Colorado’s leading indicators point to challenges

Colorado’s leading indicators point to challenges

“Earlier this week, in a listing of top states for business, CNBC ranked Colorado eighth. Colorado received accolades for our tech-savvy workforce. In fact, our second-highest-rated workforce weighted our score high enough to catapult us into the top two.”

Colorado drops out of the jobs race

Colorado drops out of the jobs race

“This week Douglas County was named one of the healthiest counties in America. Headlines across Colorado and the nation touted the ranking by US News and World Report.

I love seeing stories like this.”

Give us back control of our lives

Give us back control of our lives

“’Government should do for people only what they cannot do better by themselves, and no more. ‘

Two different presidents, Abraham Lincoln, and 160 years later in 2012, Barack Obama quoting him, recognized what most of us view as true.”