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Fiscal Cliff “Fix” is a Raw Deal for Taxpayers

By James Volvo The last-minute deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff suffers from some of  the worst ailments of Washington’s backroom deals.  Primarily, it does not  address the nation’s fiscal imbalance because it allows taxes to go up but fails  to tackle the true driver of our economic woes: runaway government  spending.  Not surprisingly, [...]

Issues

School Reform at Risk in Douglas County

October 08, 2013 J

“It’s Working” Initiative Enters New Phase Douglas County residents generally seem pleased with the progress public schools have made in recent years, thanks to bold, reform-minded policies. Yet forward progress isn’t guaranteed — and residents need to remain vigilant about continued reform; otherwise the County will reverse ground and return control of the district to [...]

“Bad News” Binz Goes Bye-Bye

October 01, 2013 J

Statement from AFP-Colorado State Director Dustin Zvonek in response to Ron Binz’s failed bid for FERC Chairman “America’s energy policy is just too critical to our economic vitality to be left in the hands of environmental extremists with an anti-energy consumer agenda to push, which is why we were pleased today to see Colorado’s Ron [...]

Obama’s New “Green” Tax

September 26, 2013 J

President Obama wants to levy a new tax on Americans. What’s a carbon tax? A carbon tax is basically, if you don’t conform to his way of thinking “green”, you will be punished and charged for it. This will not only lead to skyrocketing energy prices, but it also will force energy companies to consider [...]

Want An Exemption From ObamaCare?

September 26, 2013 J

President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Affordable Care act, has proven to be anything but. As costs rise and problems associated with the law come to the forefront, more and more of the well-connected and elites have taken measures to excuse themselves from the burdens. Obama claimed, “If you like your plan, you can [...]

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