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Apryl AlexanderApryl AlexanderApril 23, 20185min4330

Imagine a child is taken to a doctor by their parents, despite the child pleading they’re fine. The doctor also asserts the child is ill and begins using a practice deemed harmful and ineffective by most doctors and major professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American Psychological Association. The goal of the practice? To ‘convert’ that child from being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.


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Hal BidlackHal BidlackApril 20, 20186min1550

I’ve written before on bias in the media, and how polarized our country has become. Readers may recall that I compared the current political unpleasantness to our nation in roughly 1850, when the notion that disagreement also meant disloyalty and likely enemy status. I also wrote on what I called bold hypocrisy, wherein some national leaders, our current President in particular, tell falsehoods at a record pace, denying demonstrably true “facts” (remember when they said there was nomeeting in Trump Tower? Then there wasa meeting, but it was about Russian adoption? And then it was about…oh shut up!) And if you are a Trump supporter, admit it – when you read that last bit, you thought to yourself, “oh yeah? Well, the liberal-mainstream-dishonest media is the one telling the lies.” Right?


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Don BrownDon BrownApril 19, 20186min1730

If you live in Colorado, or if your business is touched in any way by any aspect of the agricultural industry, the ongoing national discussion about trade agreements and import tariffs should mean a lot to you. Colorado farmers and ranchers understand that there are a lot of things like weather and market price fluctuations that we can’t control. But we can make every effort to create new market opportunities and expand the global partnerships we have worked so hard to develop for our products.


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Kelly SloanKelly SloanApril 18, 20187min1530

Earlier this month, Michael Blagg was convicted, for a second time, of the murder of his wife Jennifer. Their infant daughter Abby remains missing. News of this sort serves to concentrate the mind on matters of criminal justice, and the natural tendency is to focus on the system’s problems; but it also seems fitting on such occasions to reflect on how, in spite of everything, the people who comprise the system still manage to get the job done.