Tag Archives | Jason Salzman

Colorado’s swamp drainer Ken Buck bashes big business’ voice in Washington

U.S. Rep. Ken Buck addresses the biennial reorganization meeting of the Colorado Republican Party's central committee on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Englewood High School. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Ken Buck and talk radio go together like peanut butter and jelly. And just about anytime the conservative Republican U.S. rep from Colorado’s 4th Congressional District turns up on the airwaves, it’s also likely to turn up on the radar of left-ish media watchdog and political blogger Jason Salzman. That’s how we learned of a […]

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Was Colorado’s Ken Buck shooting the messenger or just shooting the breeze?

Without peeking at that folded-up front page of the New York Times that’s working its way down your pile of backlogged must-reads on the corner of your desk, could you say with certainty just what Donald Trump is supposed to have done in his dealings with the Russians that may have broken the law? Perhaps you can but — true confessions — we’d […]

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Colorado’s Ken Buck on KOA compares Trump and Russia to birth certificate and Obama

Left-of-center media watchdog and political critic at large Jason Salzman blogs about 4th Congressional District Republican Rep. Ken Buck’s interview Thursday on KOA-AM radio in which the congressman talks about the firing of FBI chief James Comey. At one point in the on-air exchange, as Salzman notes, KOA’s April Zesbaugh asked Buck if “we will get to the bottom […]

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Filibuster filled with nuance, context and timing for Rep. Mike Coffman

What people mean depends on when they mean it. That seems to be the difference between what U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman has said and what he meant over the years about the filibuster. Progressive blogger Jason Salzman examined what sure sounded like contradictions Friday on the liberal Colorado Times Recorder website (which is the best of the state’s […]

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The Hot Sheet, March 10, 2016

By TCS Publisher and Editor in Chief Jared Wright _@JaredWright_ Thursday, March 10, 2016 DENVER — Good morning and good Thursday to you. Your presidential race and stateside politics updates in brief … BREAKING: Cruz receives his first endorsement from a U.S. Senator (not himself) — U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, someone Cruz “love(s) like a brother,” plans to endorse Cruz at […]

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