ColoradoCare annihilated, single-payer hoax shot down by Coloradans 81 to 19 percent

ColoradoCare annihilated, single-payer hoax shot down by Coloradans 81 to 19 percent DENVER—Tonight 9 News called Amendment 69, known as ColoradoCare, defeated. Rocky Mountain PBS also reported the proposal defeated 81 to 19 percent. Following the results, Advancing Colorado Executive Director Jonathan Lockwood, celebrated the incoming results and reports, and released the following statement: “ColoradoCare was annihilated at the ballot box because Coloradans were horrified and outraged with the idea of rationed, restricted care and totally unrestrained tax hikes. The ColoradoCare campaign...

Bipartisan federal lawsuit filed over voter selfies ban

Bipartisan federal lawsuit filed over voter selfies ban Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams responded the ban protects voters from intimidation DENVER—A federal lawsuit over voter selfies has been filed by state Sen. Owen Hill, R-Colorado Springs, and Democratic first-time voter Scott Romano, of Littleton. The lawsuit comes after the ACLU of Colorado and Advancing Colorado blasted the law for chilling voters and intimidating Coloradans. Shortly thereafter the Libertarian Party of Colorado threatened to file a lawsuit over the law. Hill says that Colorado’s ballot selfie ban “chilled”...

Denver DA: Voter selfies, showing ballot to others illegal

Denver DA: Voter selfies, showing ballot to others illegal SOS Williams says it is a misdemeanor that carries up to a $1K fine and up to 1 year in jail DENVER—Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey issued a threat to Colorado voters Thursdaythat it’s criminal in Colorado to show your election ballot to other people and warned that voter selfies are illegal too. His spokesperson explained it is to avoid voter fraud where it could be “something as simple as free drinks.” The Colorado Springs Gazette said, “Colorado voters beware: Facebooking, tweeting, or Snapchatting your ballot could get...

Facebook censors pro-Amendment 69 campaign

Facebook censors pro-Amendment 69 campaign DENVER — The “bern” was so strong at Amendment 69’s CU-Boulder rally featuring Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders that Facebook deemed the material in a post too inappropriate to be sponsored by Advancing Colorado. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke Monday to a crowd of 2,000 at Farrand Field at CU-Bouldertoday in favor of Colorado’s government-run healthcare system ColoradoCare. After poll numbers for Amendment 69 showed universal distaste for the measure — every demographic, including Millennials, opposes the amendment by a 2-1...

ColoradoCare to Millennials: “69 The best F*CKING amendment on the ballot.”

ColoradoCare to Millennials: “69 The best F*CKING amendment on the ballot.” ColoradoCare campaign targets Millennials with sexed up campaign to push historically ridiculous single-payer income tax hike that will restrict women’s and LGBT health care BOULDER — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to a crowd of 2,000 at Farrand Field at CU-Bouldertoday in favor of Colorado’s government-run healthcare system ColoradoCare. After poll numbers for Amendment 69 showed universal distaste for the measure — every demographic, including Millennials, opposes the amendment by a 2-1...

Hillary Clinton now supports ColoradoCare?

Hillary Clinton now supports ColoradoCare? DENVER—Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a chief surrogate for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is coming to Boulder today to campaign for ColoradoCare, Amendment 69, despite Clinton’s campaign wanting to avoid talking about health care and the single-payer proposalwhen she spoke to crowds in Denver and Boulder last November. The move has raised questions on whether Clinton has changed her position on the single-payer proposal. The proposal will triple income taxes to finance a single-payer system that will restrict women’s access to reproductive...

Sen. Bernie Sanders supposedly to campaign for Amendment 69 in Boulder on Monday at 5 PM

Sen. Bernie Sanders supposedly to campaign for Amendment 69 in Boulder on Monday at 5 PM DENVER— Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will speak at the University of Colorado on Monday in support of Amendment 69, or ColoradoCare, but CU officials say the shoddily-run ColoradoCare campaign announcement was “premature” and has not yet signed the contract in order to do so. Amendment 69 seeks to triple Coloradans taxes to give a blank check to an unelected and unaccountable bureaucracy that will control all health care decisions and payments. The proposal will restrict women’s access...

Pueblo Chieftain: Sen. Michael Bennet “insulting and ridiculous” for canceling scheduled debate appearance

Pueblo Chieftain: Sen. Michael Bennet “insulting and ridiculous” for canceling scheduled debate appearance DENVER— Democratic Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet was hit with a harsh editorial by the Pueblo Chieftain for canceling his participation in a scheduled debate against his challenger Darryl Glenn. Managing editor of the local paper Steve Henson, called Bennet’s pathetic excuse for cancelling the Oct. 20 forum “ridiculous and an insult to Southern Colorado.” Advancing Colorado Executive Director Jonathan Lockwood agreed with Henson’s remarks that the cancellation is...

Iran debuts new Thunderbolt attack drone, building up new drone fleet after receiving billions in cash and gold and capturing American technology

Iran debuts new Thunderbolt attack drone, building up new drone fleet after receiving billions in cash and gold and capturing American technology DENVER—Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have built a new attack drone, which is similar to a US unmanned aerial vehicle that was captured by Iranians. The Tasnim news agency said the “Saegheh,” or Thunderbolt, attack drone was similar to the RQ-170 Sentinel drone. Iran’s state-run Press TV said the long-range drone could carry four precision-guided bombs. Iran claimed to have shot down an RQ-170 drone used by the CIA in December 2011, broadcasting...

NEW POLL: 56 percent of Coloradans oppose ColoradoCare

NEW POLL: 56 percent of Coloradans oppose ColoradoCare DENVER—Colorado Mesa University and Rocky Mountain PBS partnered with Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania to introduce the new CMU-RMPBS Poll through CMU’s newest research center. The poll revealed that 56 percent of Coloradans oppose ColoradoCare, or Amendment 69, the $25 billion single-payer income tax hike. Only 15 percent of Coloradans strongly support the proposal compared to 38 percent strongly opposing. Further indicating a lack of enthusiasm for the tax hike, 15 percent somewhat oppose the proposal compared to 18...