Where art thou, Cory Gardner? | Opinion | gjsentinel.com

"He just keeps turning up in the darndest places. For example, the other day I saw a picture of him as part of what some are calling the “Gang of Six” — senators who are working on a “bipartisan” immigration solution."

written by your humble editor

Colorado uranium companies ask Trump for help - Denver Business Journal

"The companies said they're worried that the U.S. currently gets 40 percent of its uranium from Russia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan and only 5 percent from domestic production, with additional foreign imports from Russia and China expected in the future."

Colorado Bill Would Open Marijuana Industry to Unlimited Out-of-State Investment | Westword

"Representative Dan Pabon. He's the primary House sponsor of HB 1011, which would ease restrictions on the cannabis industry's growth potential by making the state more attractive to deep-pocketed domestic and international investors."

Officials Seek Safe Way To Clean Defaced Star-Spangled Monument « CBS Baltimore

The words ‘Racist Anthem’ were spray painted on the sidewalk in front of the statue, and that has already been scrubbed from the sidewalk.

California AG: Employers who Cooperate With Federal Immigration Raids Will be Prosecuted

Under AB 450, employers are prohibited from “providing voluntary consent to an immigration enforcement agent to enter nonpublic areas of a place of labor unless the agent provides a judicial warrant, except as specified.”

"I actually don't think this is possible to enforce under the U.S. Constitution. It eliminates a private property right and restricts property owners access to law enforcement assistance." ..blog editor 

Rachel Maddow Show Sparked FBI Investigation Into Death Threats Against McConnell, Pruitt

An individual admitted to sending threatening tweets against the Senate majority leader and Environmental Protection Agency administrator, according to the EPA's inspector general investigation document, first reportedby E&E News.

POLL: Joe Arpaio in dead heat with Martha McSally in GOP race for U.S. Senate seat in Arizona - ABC15 Arizona

The poll, conducted the same day Arpaio announced his Senate run, shows the former sheriff with 29% of the vote, a statistical tie with first place candidate Martha McSally at 31%.

Switzerland Rejects Citizenship Bids of Residents Who Have Been on Welfare

The previous law allowed migrants to apply for citizenship as long as they were not on state benefits at the time of their application.

Alabama Teaches America a Lesson - WSJ

"Primary voters should absorb what happened to Alabama Republicans after they picked Mr. Moore. They took it right in the face. They misjudged their neighbors. They were full of themselves. They rejected the sure victories offered by other contestants and chose a man whom others easily detected as not well-meaning. They weren’t practical or constructive and they didn’t think about the long term."

A lesser-known change in GOP tax proposals could result in big bill for Colorado home sellers

"Right now, owners must have lived in a home for at least two years within the last five years at the time of sale to avoid paying capital gains taxes on any increase in value up to $500,000 for joint filers, and $250,000 for single filers. 
But Congress, looking for ways to generate more revenues to pay for cuts elsewhere, wants to extend that to five years within the last eight years." 

Millions would lose mortgage, gift write-offs under U.S. tax bill: study

"The institute estimated that the percentage of U.S. households writing off charitable donations, under the Republican plans, would fall to 8 percent from 26 percent. A similar decline would be seen in households claiming the mortgage interest deduction, it said."

New discovery boosts possibility of life on Jupiter’s moon | New York Post

"Now astrophysicists have discovered Europa has something else we do: tectonic activity. And that could be a major boost in the likelihood of life evolving in the oceans between its fiery core and icy crust."
New discovery boosts possibility of life on Jupiter’s moon

Look where homelessness is growing — and why | New York Post

"In short, the problem is growing in areas that are spending the most to help. Mayor de Blasio, for example, has doubled anti-homelessness spending to $88 million."

Bombshell: Roy Moore Accuser Beverly Nelson Admits She Forged Yearbook - Breitbart

"And in yet another blow to the credibility of ABC News, the disgraced, left-wing network downplayed the bombshell by presenting this admission of forgery as adding “notes” to the inscription. Worse still, the reporter actually coaches Nelson, puts words in her mouth, downplay the enormous significance of her deceit."

FBI agent dismissed from Mueller probe changed Comey description of Clinton - CNNPolitics

"Electronic records show Peter Strzok, who led the investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server as the No. 2 official in the counterintelligence division, changed Comey's earlier draft language describing Clinton's actions as "grossly negligent" to "extremely careless," the sources said."

Is Colorado's homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization? | US news | The Guardian

"But some in Denver, the unofficial legal marijuana capital of the US, are not so sure. Colorado has seen an uptick in homelessness of just over 8% since 2013, a year after the state backed legalization, fueling speculation over whether the looser rules have boosted the numbers of those on the city’s sidewalks and in its shelters."

Colorado among first states expected to exhaust CHIP funds - Colorado Politics

"CHIP provides low-cost coverage to children in families that earn too much to qualify for Medicaid. But it has become caught up in a political stalemate over how to fund it."

In a weekend filled with liberal hot takes, Rosie appears most affected -Hot Air

"you GOP cruel cowards - damn u to hell - all of you"

-Seems a little upset-ed

Byron York: In Trump-Russia probe, was it all about the Logan Act?

"In short, there's no doubt the Logan Act, a law dismissed as a joke or an archaic irrelevancy or simply unconstitutional by many legal experts, played a central role in the Obama administration's aggressive and enormously consequential investigation of its successor."