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Dominic Dezzutti’s Blog

Ken Gordon, center, during a guest appearance on Colorado Inside Out on Colorado Public Television with host Dominic Dezzutti in the foreground and Penfield Tate III, left (credit: CPT 12)

Ken Gordon: Statesman, Gentleman, Friend

Colorado lost a true leader in Ken Gordon, who keenly understood how to use passion to serve our community and do it with a true sense of integrity, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

12/22/2013

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Giron Not Understanding No Means No

After a blistering recall defeat and negative feedback from focus groups, it’s hard to know what’s motivating Angela Giron to look at a possible run for Secretary of State.

12/19/2013

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How Should the 2014 Legislature Respond To Arapahoe?

Is there a way that the 2014 Colorado legislature can repsond to the Arapahoe High School shooting in a bipartisan and effective way?

12/16/2013

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Will Congressional Republicans Back the Ryan/Murray Budget Deal?

Will Rep. Paul Ryan’s fellow Republicans get behind the budget deal he helped to craft, or is compromise simply not an acceptable option?

12/10/2013

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3 Reasons Why We Will Not See Another Like Mandela

As the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela, it’s important to understand why we will not see someone the likes of him ever again.

12/09/2013

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The Long Strange Trip Of Denver’s Pot Law

The long strange trip the Denver City Council has taken to regulate recreational marijuana may serve as a great lesson to other communities.

12/03/2013

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How Capitalism May Actually Save Thanksgiving

The very forces that have steamrolled the sanctity of Thanksgiving, “Black Friday” deals that have compelled stores to open on Thanksgiving Day, may actually come to save the holiday.

11/26/2013

The actual Secret Service car which followed President John F. Kennedy's limousine when he was shot and killed in Dallas is displayed behind a Lincoln convertible similar to the one the president and his wife were riding in at the Historic Auto Attractions museum on Nov. 19, 2013 in Roscoe, Ill. The museum has a large collection of items from Kennedy's life and death on display. It has been fifty years since John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Was Assassination Of JFK The Most Pivotal Moment In American History?

As we commemorate 50 years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, it’s fair to ask, among a long list of historical events, was the murder of JFK the most pivotal moment is American history?

11/21/2013

This is one of the 1200 memorials which dot the Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This battle memorial is along Cemetery Ridge, the site of Pickett's Charge, an infantry assault ordered by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee against Maj. Gen. George G. Meade's Union positions on Cemetery Ridge on July 3, 1863, the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. (Photo by Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Gettysburg: The Courage of 272 Words

As we commemorate the greatest speech in American history 150 years ago, we may never see a more effective collection of 272 words.

11/19/2013

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Obamacare Election Battle to be a Tale of Two Laws

As Obamacare becomes a focal point for the 2014 election, the stories are going to change from websites and numbers to stories about two very different versions of the ACA.

11/18/2013