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Hal BidlackHal BidlackMay 15, 20187min526

Some important things in Washington are double plus un-good. You may recall that term from your high school English class, when you were forced to read George Orwell’s classic cautionary tale 1984. In that book, a new and “more efficient” language was developed by the all-powerful government to make things easier to control. Something really bad? Well, double plus un-good, to be sure. In Orwell’s hellish future, all kinds of governmental actions were now normal. Lies, when told boldly enough, became truth, and questioning the leadership of the nation was a “thought crime” and deeply unpatriotic. Truly double plus un-good.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 7, 20186min2718

Calling him a "climate champion," the Sierra Club Colorado on Tuesday announced its support for Jason Crow, a Democrat running against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in Colorado's 6th Congressional District — but one of Crow's primary opponents blasted the endorsement as an example of a "rigged system" favoring party insiders.