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A ceremony for the ages — well, the strange age we are living in

The inauguration of Joe Biden was a strange affair, made stranger when watched at 3am from the other side of the world. Former president George W Bush, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, former president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama arrive at the inauguration (Image: EPA/Tason Katopodis/POOL) The inauguration ceremony for Joe Biden is like no other before it,…

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Forecast Colorado Trump Protests Fizzle, So Far…

Ad for a “50 state march” yesterday denounced as “a trap” by local militia groups. Colorado Public Radio’s Megan Verlee reports that despite what you may have been told to expect, the revolution did not begin yesterday either: A smattering of people collected on the steps of Colorado’s Capitol on Sunday, a far cry from the massive, potentially violent…

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BREAKING: Did Boebert Lie About Capitol Tours?

UPDATE #2: Rep. Lauren Boebert denies Rep. Steve Cohen’s allegation that he saw Boebert with a “large group” in the tunnels under the Capitol, expanding her previous denials to say flatly “I did not give any tours between Jan 3rd and 6th.” Only one of them is telling the truth, and there is an investigation underway. —– UPDATE: The…

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9News’ Kyle Clark Is a “Conspiracy Theorist” and “Really Disgusting,” Says Boebert

(How to win friends and influence people – Promoted by Colorado Pols) Rep. Lauren Boebert (R). I’ve been loosely documenting the complaints against journalists from top elected officials in Colorado for years, and guess who just made the nastiest comment yet (in public, that is)? U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO). How’d you know? Here’s what Boebert said about respected…

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Get More Smarter on Tuesday (January 19)

Donald Trump will cease to be President of the United States at 10:00 MST tomorrow. Please celebrate responsibly. If you think we missed something important, please include the link in the comments below (here’s a good example). If you are more of an audio learner, check out The Get More Smarter Podcast. And don’t forget to find us on Facebook and…

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GOP Lawmaker Fresh From D.C. Riots Has “Laryngitis?”

Rep. Ron Hanks (R). The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Friday on a mystery that emerged last week surrounding newly sworn-in Republican Rep. Ron Hanks, who disappeared after the first day of last week’s abbreviated opening of the Colorado General Assembly and hasn’t been seen since: The Penrose Republican missed every vote on all seven bills that went through the…

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What you can do to fight for progress this week (January 19)

Like these alerts? Click here to subscribe. Tomorrow morning at 10:00AM Mountain Time, America will say the two words Donald Trump has had coming for four years. Tomorrow’s inauguration to swear in Joe Biden as President of the United States comes at a terrible price: months of division, lies, and propaganda intended to destroy Americans’ confidence in our elections,…

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President Biden Goes to Work

President Joe Biden As The Washington Post reports: President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to sign a blizzard of executive orders as soon as he is inaugurated Wednesday that will lay out his coronavirus, immigration and climate policies — launching a 10-day cascade of administrative actions aimed at reversing the policies of his Republican predecessor. The most pressing of his…

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