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“Back The Blue” Attacks Black Lives Matter In Fort Collins – Politics Article

Trigger warning: this video depicts another violent attack in Colorado on Black Lives Matter protesters. UPDATE #2: The Denver Post’s Shelly Bradbury confirms three arrests and one citation issued by police: A video livestreamed on the Facebook page for a far-right Colorado podcast shows members of the pro-law enforcement crowd walking toward counter protesters in a neighborhood a few blocks away from the main rally at the police station. The man who livestreamed the video described the police supporters’ actions…

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Weekend Open Thread – Colorado Pols – Politics Article

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Ken Buck Phones It In As Career Twilights – Politics Article

Sucks to be Ken Buck. As the Denver Post’s Justin Wingerter reported last weekend and we wanted to be sure got a mention in this space, Rep. Ken Buck, who also serves as the chairman of the Colorado Republican Party, is having a sad: In an upcoming HBO documentary, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck paints a bleak picture not only of Congress but also of his own political party and the conservative movement in this era of President Donald Trump, before…

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McConnell To Vulnerable GOP Senators: Maybe Abandon Ship? – Politics Article

Donald Trump and an adoring Sen. Cory Gardner (R). CNN reports on what could be rightly considered an inevitable development as we close in on three months before the fateful 2020 presidential election–GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has given the signal that vulnerable Republican Senators up for re-election in November alongside an imploding President Donald Trump can, if they determine it is politically expedient to do so, make for the lifeboats: In recent weeks, the Senate majority leader has…

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So Much Winning: Trump Cancels Florida 2020 RNC Events – Politics Article

NPR reports, since COVID-19 is not disappearing as President Donald Trump assured us it would, something had to be done about the fast-approaching Republican National Convention being held mostly in Jacksonville, Florida after Charlotte, North Carolina couldn’t guarantee the health and safety of attendees–formality though it may be with Trump in total, some might say totalitarian, control of the Republican Party: The Jacksonville, Fla., component of the Republican National Convention has been cancelled, President Trump…

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Republicans Play Fiddle While COVID Battle Is Lost – Politics Article

UPDATE: CPR reports that Gov. Jared Polis has finally issued a statewide mask order: After pleading, prodding, cajoling, using both friendly and harsh language, and appealing to the better civic sensibilities of Coloradans everywhere, Gov. Jared Polis has finally done what he’s been resistant to do. The governor has issued a statewide face mask order. “Today, I’m signing an executive order that’s effective at midnight tonight that requires that every Coloradan, age 10 and up, wear a mask or face…

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The Get More Smarter Podcast: Post-Primary Podcasting – Politics Article

This week on The Get More Smarter Podcast, it’s Post-Primary-Processing-Pallooza! A local gun group pulls the trigger and a tiny little flag that says BANG pops out of the barrel; Cory Gardner wears a mask; Lauren “Q*Bert” Boebert wears a gun; we tempt the fates by attempting to be light hearted about the coronavirus; even Trump’s fake poll shows him losing by 10 points; and we may get a look at the Big Orange Guy’s…

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Trump’s Criminal Enterprise: A Time For Choosing – Politics Article

Comic book villain Roger Stone. The New York Times reports on last night’s commutation of the sentence of close Donald Trump campaign associate Roger Stone, the latest act in the administration’s accelerating disregard for the rule of law in the interest of self-preservation: For months, senior advisers warned Mr. Trump that it would be politically self-destructive if not ethically inappropriate to grant clemency to Mr. Stone, who was convicted of lying to protect the president. Even Attorney General William P.…

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Monday Open Thread – Colorado Pols – Politics Article

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Cory Gardner is Melting Down in Front of Our Eyes – Politics Article

Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Yuma) is a hot mess right now. In the last 24 hours or so, Gardner has tried desperately to convince reporters that his campaign isn’t already doomed; watched his Democratic opponent win a blowout victory despite millions in negative ads; saw a fellow incumbent lose a Primary despite having President Trump’s endorsement; conducted a handful of interviews that make him sound like a lunatic used-car salesman; and got to see a new General Election poll already…

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