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  • Caldara’s Newsletter 03-23-17

    Caldara’s Newsletter 03-23-170

    • March 23, 2017

    Lately, I have felt very loved by the editorial section of the Denver Post! Regarding our proposal to force the state legislature to do their damn jobs and Fix Our Damn Roads by re-prioritizing an obscene, unimaginable 2% of the budget towards roads, the editorial board wrote, “What our bungled state budget doesn’t need is

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  • Caldara’s Newsletter 03-17-17

    Caldara’s Newsletter 03-17-170

    • March 17, 2017

    You might be reading this on your smartphone while stuck in traffic. How is that possible? The short answer is because the state refuses to prioritize transportation in the budget. Medicaid expansion, crony handouts to Hollywood film makers and Tesla owners, and building bike paths get funded instead. Still, Colorado’s governor and state legislature show

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  • Caldara’s Newsletter 03-09-17

    Caldara’s Newsletter 03-09-170

    • March 9, 2017

    With Republican help, the Colorado legislature is cooking up a plan to raise our sales tax over 21% for transportation and transit even though polls show support at the ballot box at only 40%. How are Republicans getting rolled like this? To answer that we need to take a step back in time. When the

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  • Caldara’s Newsletter 02-24-17

    Caldara’s Newsletter 02-24-170

    • February 24, 2017

    As I write this, we are anxiously awaiting word from the US Supreme Court on whether or not they will hear our challenge of McCain-Fiengold disclosure laws. Our question is: Do we lose our First Amendment right of free speech just because an election is within 90 days. Should the calendar trump free speech? (See,

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  • Caldara’s Newsletter 02-17-17

    Caldara’s Newsletter 02-17-170

    • February 17, 2017

    We have the best investors in the world! Of course, our operation runs on money. But we’re the Independence Institute, so we also run on political incorrectness, inappropriate jokes, and workday drinking. Get this: Different supporters came in today, at different times, to give me three different bottles of scotch whiskey! I’m sure that happens

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  • Caldara’s Newsletter 02-08-17 “Patriots Stink”

    Caldara’s Newsletter 02-08-17 “Patriots Stink”0

    • February 8, 2017

    Fine, fine, they’re the greatest football team of all time. I just wish there was a way to deflate the Lombardi trophy. ‘Nuff said. Your friendly freedom fighters at the Independence Institute have been busy running back and forth between the Freedom Embassy and the Colorado Capitol building testifying on behalf of several different laws

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