Must reads April 24-May 1

In Blog, Must Reads, Notes by Mark Hillman

Even if Entering Iraq was a Mistake, Leaving would be WorseDennis PragerThe people we are fighting, including Osama bin Laden and all the variations on al Qaeda, know that the …

RMN: No wiggle room on Amendment 41

In Blog, In the News, Notes by Mark Hillman

Rocky Mountain NewsOn PointBy Vincent CarrollFebruary 15, 2007 Desperate supporters of Amendment 41 are arguing, some even with a straight face, that their attempt to rewrite their monstrosity after voters …

The Disaster that is ‘Mexifornia’

In Blog, Must Reads by Mark Hillman

Victor Davis Hanson’s two-part follow up to his book, Mexifornia, was published Feb. 6 by Investor’s Business Daily, and it’s a must-read on immigration. Excerpts: "The debate no longer splits …

Our troops deserve our support

In Blog, Capitol Review by Mark Hillman

I have never been more discouraged by the prevailing attitude in our country than I am now as we face serious choices about the war in Iraq and the consequences …

How Colorado turned blue

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

What a difference eight years makes – or even four, for that matter. Bill Ritter’s inauguration as governor on Jan. 9 marks a milestone in a political transformation that seemed …

Jargon

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

During my eight years at the State Capitol, I found that, for people who have a life, one of the more difficult aspects of following news about the Legislature is …