Teachers union dues back gay marriage, ACORN

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

A recent Wall Street Journal editorial noted that the National Education Association’s California chapter has contributed more than one-third of all money raised by opponents of that state’s proposed constitutional …

U.S. Chamber figures out it’s in a fight

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

While many Colorado businesses are feeding the hand that bites them, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has figured out that it can’t count on Democrats to do what’s right for …

Initiatives do taxpayers no favors

In Capitol Review, Notes by Mark Hillman

“Government is the great fiction through which everyone endeavors to live at the expense of everyone else.” — Frederic Bastiat. Contrary to popular belief, the citizen initiative process is not …

Obama’s tax redistribution scheme

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Barack Obama continues to promise tax cuts to 95% of taxpayers — and the fawning liberal lapdog media still cannot understand that these numbers just don’t add up. As Alex …

Intimidation by ObamaNation

In Capitol Review, Notes by Mark Hillman

Barack Obama says Republicans “are going to try to make you afraid of me.” Well, it’s hard to imagine how the GOP could conjure up a more fearsome specter of …

Lightning: Musgrave flashes, Markey burns

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

In between innings of the Phillies-Dodgers playoff game, I switched over to watch a few minutes of the 4th Congressional District debate between Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave and her Democrat challenger, …

‘Nonprofits,’ big bucks advance Dems’ agenda

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Although it’s a week behind the excellent series by FaceTheState.com, at least The Denver Post isn’t ignoring FTS’ good work in uncovering details of the Democrats’ multi-million-dollar money machine and …