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Is Rep. Cory Gardner’s campaign against Sen. Mark Udall off to a slow start? GOP death wish?

Rep. Cory Gardner seems to be off to a slow start in his campaign to unseat Sen. Mark Udall. Udall is showing his confidence by declaring that he would vote for ObamaCare again, restating his opposition to fracking and the Keystone pipeline and claiming falsely that climate change causes forest fires. Here is what worries me about the Gardner campaign:

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 04/19/14 at 09:06 AM
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Mark Udall anti-energy, anti-Colorado; votes to kill jobs

Sen. Mark Udall "has supported policies harmful to American energy that could cripple entire industries, destroy jobs and hurt workers in Colorado," says the latest email from the National Republican Senatorial Committee. Rep. Cory Gardner is challenging Udall in next November's election. Here's the NRSC email for oppositon research fans:

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 04/02/14 at 10:31 AM
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Mark Udall votes for ObamaCare and with Obama, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi 99% of the time

Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) is notorious for voting against Colorado and with the hardest left Democrats, Obama, Sen. Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi, 99% of the time, according to the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which, of course, is backing Rep. Cory Gardner's attempt to unseat Udall in next November's election. Here's the NRSC's latest opposition research against Udall:

UN releases flawed, politically driven report on global warming, climate change

The United Nations today released its revised and still horribly flawed report on global warming and climate change. Of course, politically greedy liars for Obama, including Sec. of State and former presidential candidate, John Kerry, have seized on the report to advance their campaign for more political power and government spending on useless research. There is no greed worse that the Obama Democrats' greed for political power. Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO), who is up for re-election, is running on a climate change platform because he can't run on his votes for ObamaCare, which has cost him a lot of support. There is no greed worse that the Obama Democrats' greed for political power. LINKs:

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 03/31/14 at 11:07 AM
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52% of meteorologists say ‘mostly human” cause global warming; 48% doubt global warming, human cause

The widely reported lie that 97% of climate scientists say humans cause global warming and climate change was destroyed by a survey of American Meteorological Society meteteorologists, which found that 52% believe that the cause of global warming was mostly human. 48% said they doubted global warming was happening or that humans were the primary cause. The 97% study, which is widely quoted, is unbelievable because it excluded scientific papers that expressed no opinion and rigged the data in other ways.


The latest meteorologist survey destroys the global warming climate consensus.

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 03/22/14 at 08:08 AM
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Sen. Mark Udall, Democrats can’t run on climate change; alarmists don’t have data or computer models

Because most Americans blame Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) and other Congressional Democrats for the ObamaCare (ObamaCaid) fiasco, they want to run for re-election next November against fossil fuels and climate change. But as John Hinderaker points out in a devastating blog over at, so called climate change and global warming alarmists don't have the data, computer models, computer power or even the knowledge they need to make their case. 

They're lying about climate change, and they know it.

All Republicans have to say is that Mark Udall and his dishonest scientists don't know what they are talking about. All they care about is gaining more political power and using it to control our lives and destroy our jobs.


Why the alarmists' climate models are worthless, by John Hinderaker. 

IPCC scientists knew data and science inadequacies contradicted certainities presented to media, public and politicians, but remained silent, by Tim Ball.

There is every reason to be skeptical of the science of "climate change" alarmists, by Bruce McQuain

Disasters cost more than ever—but not because of climate change, by Roger Pielke, Jr.

Following up on disasters and climate change, by Roger Pielke, Jr.

Normalizing economic loss from natural disasters: A global analysis, by Eric Neumayer, Fabian Barthel

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 03/22/14 at 06:40 AM
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Mark Udall, John Hickenlooper campaigns demonizing Republicans on personhood

As predicted, the Republican Colorado gubernatorial and senatorial candidates are being hammered by the Mark Udall and John Hickenlooper campaigns  on for supporting personhood anti-abortion amendments in 2008 and 2010. Both failed by huge margins, but the GOP base demands that its candidates support personhood legislation and constitutonal amendments at the state and federal levels. 

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 03/05/14 at 09:11 PM
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Mark Udall uses Cory Gardner’s debut as senate candidate to email a fundraising letter

Sen. Mark Udall is using Rep. Cory Gardner's dive into Colorado's U.S. Senate race as an excuse to email a fundraising letter:

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 03/01/14 at 09:47 PM
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Cory Gardner annouces he will challenge Mark Udall for U.S. Senate; must beat Owen Hill in primary

Rep. Cory Gardner of Yuma today announced that he will put his voting record up against Sen. Mark Udall's in this year's election. But he has to beat State Sen. Owen Hill of Colorado Springs in the GOP primary before he can take on Udall. Gardner attacked Udall who is from the hard left city of Boulder for not challenging President Obama on ObamaCare and other issues. Gardner's press release:

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 03/01/14 at 09:20 PM
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David Camp tax reform bill is progressive, hits businesses, individuals making $200k plus says Rep. David Camp's (R-MI) tax bill would make taxes simpler and less expensive for lower income folks who already don't pay much in taxes and increase taxes on people who make more than $200,000 a year. The bill is bitterly opposed by investment bankers and Wall Street, which has turned off its campaign contributions to Republican candidates like Colorado's Rep. Cory Gardner who is expected to challenge Sen. Mark Udall. Few politicians are cheering Camp's bill, and it's dead on arrival for this year.


Top line assessment of Camp's tax reform: Increases progressivity and taxes on business and investment. By William McBride & Scott A. Hodge,

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 03/01/14 at 10:07 AM
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Owen Hill fans trashing Cory Gardner, RINOs, independents, politicians

In response to a  "letter to" Colorado senate candidate, State Sen. Owen Hill, his fans are trashing the political process and Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CD-4), who is expected to announce that he's in the race and already is being touted by Republicans as the guy who might beat Sen. Mark Udall. Hill apparently is more of a so called tea party candidate and supporter of the Stoner Generation than most because his supporters are showing a strong distaste for politics, politicians and the political process. In their comments on the blog's appeal to Hill to drop out of the senate contest and wait his turn, most of his fans look quite naive and distraught. In his short tenure in the state senate, Hill reportedly has voted against pot sales taxes and with the pot lobby almost every time. Is that true?

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 03/01/14 at 08:47 AM
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Mark Udall kills VA, Vets health benefits bill with pork, gimmicks

Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) helped kill a senate bill that would have restored benefits to our veterans and ensured their access to health care for  medical problems related to their service. Udall and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) voted for the bill that died because it is full of pork and provisions that would have paid for veterans medical care that had nothing to do with their military service. Those provision would have made VA health care even more of a single payer plan and would have overwhelmed VA hospitals and clinics to the point that they would not be able to serve the veterans who need to have their military-related injuries and traumas treated. This is just another example of how Udall and Bennet let the most corrupt senate majority leader in history, Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), lead them around like the lemmings and hacks that they are.

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 03/01/14 at 07:36 AM
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Bob Beauprez, Cory Gardner, Ken Buck know Big Money GOP contributors are lousy candidate pickers

If Republicans' Big Money contributors are picking Rep. Cory Gardner to beat Sen. Mark Udall and former Rep. Bob Beauprez to beat Gov. John Hickenlooper, Democrats must be laughing all of the way to November.  In Colorado, the GOP's senior statesmen and largest contributors haven't picked a winning senatorial or gubernatorial candidate in over a decade. They always pick sure winners who aren't.

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 02/28/14 at 09:52 AM
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Ken Buck,  Amy Stephens out of Colorado senate race; Cory Gardner has chance to beat Sen. Mark Udall

Now that Ken Buck and Amy Stephens have droped out of the Colorado Senate race, Republican Rep. Cory Gardner (CO-CD-4) has a chance to beat Sen. Mark Udall because the Democrat senator is a dependable party line supporter of Liar-in-Chief Obama and the most dishonest Senate majority leader in our history, Sen. Harry Reid.

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 02/27/14 at 01:19 PM
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Ken Buck sets himself up for demonization over abortion again

Ken Buck and his supporters and the left are intentionally talking past each other, and I think Buck is losing the argument in Colorado, which is a very anti-personhood state.

Posted by Donald E. L. Johnson on 01/19/14 at 11:34 AM
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