Dear marijuana prohibitionists: Please think of the children!
One of society’s most vulnerable groups is young people. And the only environment where young people can get help is one that is centered on legalization, acceptance, and treatment—not prohibition, fearmongering, and moralizing.
Stay politically fit during the off-season
Election Day for the politically active is very similar to New Years Day for gym enthusiasts: We dread the barrage of well-intentioned novices who will likely relapse into their old bad habits in a matter of weeks
As a Father, Kavanaugh Screwed Up
When his children needed to learn the truth about “Bart,” he pretended that he was “Brett” all along.
Thankful for sleepless nights and leftover eggs
I am exhausted, but I will be forever thankful for the reasons why. Not realizing their grandeur would be foolish and selfish on my part.
Cops Were Chasing a Shoplifter. They Ended Up Destroying an Innocent Man's Home.
The outcome of this case may bring clarity to the property rights of Americans living in the shadow of police militarization.
How losing my cat helped me find humanity
I could easily hang humanity out to dry for the actions of one man trapping my cats, but then I would be ignoring the overwhelming amount of people who helped me to find them.
Selling Higher Education Is Sleazier Than Selling a Used Car
Tuition markup, predatory lending, and moral hazard of higher education.
How to survive the online world of politics
Online culture and politics can be a toxic combination, but it doesn't have to be if you follow these best practices.
A Different Kind of Liberal
The word "liberal" has become a dirty word, but a reexamination of its history will reveal some important lessons that can be applied today.
Want to Stop Gun Violence? End The War On Drugs
Without legal mechanisms in place, the only option for arbitration in the black market is violence.
Colorado Traffic Tickets By Comparison
A look at how much traffic tickets cost in and around the Centennial State.
Denver is Hiring Teen Cigarette Narcs
Denver is offering a unique employment opportunity geared specifically toward youth: minor tobacco operative.
Reading is Fundamental—Except for Congress
Legislative bills are getting longer and Congress is reading less.
Don’t Blame Capitalism for Your Pricey EpiPen
The incessent meddling of regulators and other busybodies does nothing but pad Mylan’s monopoly.
I stand—but probably not for the same reasons you do
I have my own reasons to stand for the national anthem. And you have yours to stand or not stand. And that's ok.
Getting to know your libertarian friend
So what’s the best way to handle your libertarian friend? As a libertarian myself, I am here to offer some helpful tips and best practices.
Amendment 71 is Still Wrong for Colorado
A renewed opposition to this poorly designed and deeply flawed amendment has picked up steam.
Daddy, Do I Believe in God?
Since becoming a dad, I’ve spent way too much time pondering how I am going to broach religion with my kiddo in the future.