Crime, chaos are overtaking Colorado

Crime, chaos are overtaking Colorado

“The NextDoor dings on my phone have been more frequent this year. The swoosh of my Ring app joins the occasion. These high-tech versions of the old ‘neighborhood watch’ can raise our awareness, but also our blood pressure.”

Our current policy makers crave control

Our current policy makers crave control

“First, Colorado got steamrolled by the COVID-19 pandemic, then the COVID-19 recession. But now, as we all try to get back on our feet, we’re about to get steamrolled again — this time politically, by arrogant politicians who control all the levers of power right now at the state Capitol.”

Why cut Colorado’s investment in its future leaders?

Why cut Colorado’s investment in its future leaders?

“There are a few things that have brought people together in the pandemic, one of which is dissecting with friends what series you’ve been late-night binge watching. ‘Tiger King,’ ‘Ozark,’ ‘The Crown,’ and my personal favorite, ‘Cobra Kai.’”

We need leaders who work ‘in the sunshine’

We need leaders who work ‘in the sunshine’

“I believe transparency in government is key to restoring our nation’s faith in its elected leaders.

James Madison said ‘A popular government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy; or, perhaps both.’”

Colorado health care saved us; let’s save it, too

Colorado health care saved us; let’s save it, too

“Miracles happen, right here in Colorado. I should know.

Several months ago, amidst COVID quarantining, regent zoom calls, and running my recently launched start up, I got a nagging headache behind my ear. The dentist was convinced it would be solved with a root canal (wait, wasn’t all of 2020 a root canal?), and the chiropractor felt it would fade with an adjustment.”