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Georgia's Republican Governor Tells Atlanta Braves' Owner, John Malone, to Move His Team to Puerto Rico Over MLB's Flip of All Star Game to Colorado
As Colorado Politics’ Marianne Goodland concisely said yesterday, a venomous group called the Republican Liberty Caucus of Colorado, a pro-gun advocacy group, now claims that Marxists and other “collectivists” (such as Democrats advocating for sensible gun control) are pushing an anti-gun agenda.
The RLCC follows the typical Republican playbook: smear, lie, smear, lie. In the past, it has been led by Sue Moore of Englewood; Moore is a former chair of the Denver Republican Party.
All this, of course, following the massacre at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, on Monday (see also the Times’ "Boulder’s Pain Is Deepened by a Lost Fight for Gun Control,"
And in the Senate, the Centennial State’s Senior Senator, Democrat Michael Bennet, a former 2020 presidential candidate, made a passionate speech on the floor of Senate Majoriaty Leader Chuck Schumer’s Senate, demanding that Mitch McConnell’s Conference man up and support meangingful gun control legislation.
Associate solitary reporter Emily McCarthy, one of the many very articulate and persuasive advocates with Ceasefire Colorado, a gun control group, is, by nature, a pessimist, which is why she expects that McConnell won’t allow any man or woman in his Conference to support meaningful gun control measures already passed in the House.
Our Denver-based associate solitary reporter, Lewis Thompson III, spoke, moments ago, with the Secretary of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Colorado, a woman with the improbable name of Jecca Geffre.
As usual, Thompson cut straight to the chase.
“Jecca, a heckova weird name you got there -- are you going to run against my Colorado political hero, Governor Jared Polis, in 2022?"
“Of course! We’re the Conscience of the Republican Party. Now get the hell out of here before I grab my AR-15."
Trump's Lawyer Sidney Powell Is Surely Headed for Disbarment, But the GOP May Run Her for Colorado Secretary of State
The Trumpless GOP left a Trumplegacy of falsehoods.
As in, when your client lies all the time, as Donald Trump did several times a day, then, if you are an attorney representing Trump, you ape your client.
Enter loudmouth prevaricator Sidney Powell, one of Trump’s lawyers. She’s been sued for defamation by Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems for her baseless claims that Dominion rigged the election in Joe Biden’s favor. Totally false.
Powell’s also under attack in federal court in Michigan, where lawyers are asking a federal judge to disbar her; and her lawyers in those two cases are openly contradicting each other (https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/24/politics/sidney-powell-bar-dominion/index.html).
Your solitary reporter did a funder for Colorado’s outstanding Secretary of State, 35-year old Jena Griswold, in 2018.
There is buzz in Republican circles that the GOP may run
Sidney Powell — who has roots in the Centennial State — against Griswold next year.
Which is why all loyal Democrats should promptly chip in to Griswold’s re-election campaign: jenaforcolorado.com.
Wealthy nations, including these here United States, are, for the most part, way ahead of poor countries in acquiring desperately needed stockpiles of The Vaccines to develop herd immunity to Cover-19.
Jenn White, the host of stellar radio program 1A at WAMU at American University in Washington, had an excellent show this morning on this universally important subject, because poor nations won’t be able to stockpile enough vaccines for their countries until next year.
And until everybody in the world is fully vaccinated, nobody’s really safe.
The consensus of White's panelists was (we are paraphrasing here) that Big Pharma insists that it has a fiduciary duty to its stockholders to make money — and, of course, there is always lotsa money to be made in pharmaceuticals.
So we sent our DC-based Chief Democratic Political Operative, Keith Coleman, to the impressive Constiution Avenue NW headquarters of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) to talk things over with their President, Michael Hough.
Hough got straight to the point. “Keith,” he said, “it’s all about the bottom line. While our members make thousands of medications (including prescriptions to improve the appearance of peoples’ bottoms), it’s all about the money, and that’s why we’re not willing to waive our intellectual property rights, our patents, for any and all Covid-19 vaccines.”
When Coleman told Hough that he has a direct line to President Biden, Hough cut him short. “That would be a waste of your time, Keith. We’re way too powerful, and Biden knows that we would primary him in 2024 if he were to lobby Congress to make us waive our rights.”
In other news, Wayne LaPierre, the NRA’s chief gunslinger, told our Denver-based associate solitary reporter, Lewis Thompson III, how proud he is to have single-handedly convinced a judge in Boulder to toss out Boulder’s ban on assault weapons, following the most recent Slaughter of Innocents at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder. That judicial decision, based on the Centennial State’s unwieldy Constitution, was made before the 21-year old shooter committed his massacre on Monday.