Ritter again campaigning on your nickel

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Denver Daily News reports that Gov. Ritter’s administration is again using your tax dollars to mislead you on election day.  This time, rather than promoting his own tax increase, Ritter’s …

Hands off Ritter’s personal cell phone

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Any reader of this website knows that Gov. Bill Ritter never gets a break here — never, until now, that is. Yesterday, the Denver Post announced that it has filed …

Ewegen’s latest anti-TABOR tirade

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Denver Post’s big-government dinosaur, Bob Ewegen, proclaims that “the good folks” are finally back in charge — i.e., those who want to make it easiest for government to spend every …

Ritter’s act wears thin with Coloradans

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Commenting on a recent Rasmussen Poll, political strategist and former Democrat state chairman Floyd Ciruli notes that Gov. Bill Ritter’s approval rating is running nearly 20 points behind that of …

Obama: Vanity or divinity?

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Washington Post’s Charles Krauthammer is among a handful of must-read columnists because he virtually always has something insightful to say and because, on occasions like this, he says it so …

Ritter on O’Reilly: I’m so confused

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Like Barack Obama, Gov. Bill Ritter has trouble articulating when he can’t follow a script. On Monday, the O’Reilly Factor showed an on-the-street interview with Ritter, asking whether he would …

Ritter’s higher ed chief deploys stall tactic

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Former Boulder congressman David Skaggs, now Gov. Ritter’s higher education chief, replied to my June 18 open records request, seeking documents explaining the extent to which state employees were doing …