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Remarks – Doug Tisdale for Mayor of Cherry Hills Village and Lisa Pinto for City Council District 4

Remarks – Doug Tisdale for Mayor of Cherry Hills Village and Lisa Pinto for City Council District 4

NO on Amendments 67, 68, and NO on Propositions 104 and 105 Let’s first look at why I’m suggesting “NO” votes on the proposed Amendments and Propositions — No on Amendment 67— 67 proposes to amend our state’s Constitution to include a provision stating that our state’s wrongful death statutes must include unborn human beings […]

Kindling – Cast those ballots

Kindling – Cast those ballots

Broncos, South Suburban – all winners I’m still basking in the glory of Sunday’s night’s Broncos victory over the San Francisco 49ers – what a smashing victory. Congratulations go to Pat Bowlen and John Elway for having the brains and money to hire Peyton Manning as the dark horse quarterback. Injured and aging, the Broncos […]

Remarks – I’m endorsing …

Remarks – I’m endorsing …

I am writing this column today to say I’m endorsing – on the state level – Cory Gardner for U.S. Senator, Bob Beauprez for governor, Wayne Williams for secretary of state, Walker Stapleton for treasurer, Cynthia Coffman for attorney general, John Carson for CU Regent and Candice Benge for state representative, District 3. On the […]

Kindling – Ballots in the mail

Kindling – Ballots in the mail

Blood Moon ushers in election season Surely the “Blood Moon” must have something to do with American elections? I arose from bed last week at 4 a.m. to observe the eclipse and the moon was just starting to peak out. Back to bed, and up 30 minutes later, the moon was now about 50 percent […]

From Our Politician – Reforming Congress

From Our Politician – Reforming Congress

From the day I was elected to Congress in 2009, I have been engaged in a fight to change the culture of Washington, D.C. No doubt, trying to sell reform to members of Congress on changing a system that they have benefitted from has been an unbelievable tough sell but this is one that we […]

Remarks – Gen. Patton was a ‘real’ general

Remarks – Gen. Patton was a ‘real’ general

Today our Army has more men and women wearing general’s stars on their uniforms then at any previous times, and because of that fact I’ve been asked by many of my readers, to please repeat my article on General Patton who they feel was a far different General than those wearing Stars today. Well here […]

Kindling – Enjoy a Sunday afternoon drive in Colorado mountains

Kindling – Enjoy a Sunday afternoon  drive in Colorado mountains

We are all living in a “New Denver,” speaking liberally about the entire metro area where the core city is surrounded by more residents than live in Colorado’s largest city, The Queen City of the Plains, Denver. Starting with school integration back in the ‘50s, abundant lands, and a booming economy, Denver started to spread […]

Remarks – Mike Coffman for Congress

Remarks – Mike Coffman for Congress

Thank you once again Mike – thank you – thank you – thank you for your years of service not only to your own hometown of Aurora, but also to our state and to our country. Wow – I had to run the calendar all the way back to 1972 to find when you first […]

Kindling – Politics 101

Kindling – Politics 101

Advice from my mother My mother taught me many life lessons and some of them have stayed with me all my life.  First, she didn’t teach me to hate anyone, a virtue that I have followed most of my life. Secondly, she always said, “If you can’t say anything good about someone, don’t say anything […]

Remarks – September

Remarks – September

“For everything, there’s a season and a time to every purpose under the heavens.” And now it’s our time for a new “season” as those words from Ecclesiastes makes you think about September as its end brings with it the beautiful fall season. In my mind, I can give each month a face – a […]

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