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Look for Me at Mount Virtus

By nighttwister

Because I don’t have time to post regularly, I’ve decided to put my own blog on hold for awhile. It will remain up so you can view previous diaries, but I won’t be posting new content here any more, at least not for a long time. My friend and fellow blogger Ben Degrow… »

Responding to Peace Action West

By nighttwister

Peace Action West responded to Diggs Brown’s response to the a survey about foreign policy that I wrote a diary about last week. Their response is so full of logical fallacies that it would take a month to deconstruct. Most of it is an appeal to authority of a list of dubious foreign… »

Straight Talk

By nighttwister

Have you ever wished a political candidate would dispense with the usual evasive answers and speaking, but never really saying anything? I found a candidate that has done just that. Diggs Brown was sent a survey by Peace Action West, a liberal peacenik group. Here are some partial excerpts from Brown’s response:
Do… »

The Inevitable Result of Feigning Fiscal Conservatism

By nighttwister

Betsy Markey (D, CO-4) has been working hard lately to convince the voters in Colorado’s 4th Congressional District that she is a fiscal conservative. So hard, in fact, that she claimed to have voted against the TARP funding bill even before she took office (listen here for yourself).
Umm, I voted against the TARP funding, umm,… »

Night Twister on the Radio [Updated]

By nighttwister

Update: The audio has been posted at KFKA 1310’s website.
I’ll be on the Amy Oliver Show on KFKA 1310 this morning at 10:00am MST to talk about my Colorado Political Analysis: 2010 blog that I posted at RedState last week. If you’re in the local area please tune in. For those of… »

Colorado Political Analysis

By nighttwister

I was asked to write a political analysis diary of Colorado for the 2010 election cycle at With the help of the good folks at Peoples Press Collective and Rocky Mountain Alliance of Blogs (without their knowledge, of course), I put together a rundown of the major races next year.
This is my own… »

Diggs Brown Joins CO-4 Race

By nighttwister

Diggs Brown formally announced his candidacy for the Fourth Congressional District of Colorado at the Best Western Hotel in Loveland Colorado on Saturday, Nov. 16th. Many in the district have been waiting for Diggs to return from his tour in the Army and announce his candidacy. There was a good turnout at the… »

Candidate Search 2010 Interviews

By nighttwister

I’m here at the Budweister Event Center in Loveland, CO for Candidate Search 2010. I was going to summarize the points of each of the candidates, but things went too fast and furious and I didn’t have the full text of the questions beforehand. Therefore, I’ve decided to just post some of my… »

Candidate Search 2010

By nighttwister

Candidate Search 2010 is holding a candidate forum at the Budweiser Event Center, First National Bank West Exhibition Hall on Friday, November 13th, beginning with dinner ($14) at 6:00pm. A list of participants can be seen here. The forum is being hosted by the Fort Collins Tea Party, Loveland 912 Project, and We… »

Help Steer the Local Political Discussion in Colorado

By nighttwister

It’s Time for the November survey of Colorado’s Political Temperature. Ben Degrow and El Presidente have already completed two of these surveys, and they’ve just released another one.
Click here to take the November 2009 Colorado online political survey
One thing I noticed about the previous surveys is the rest of Colorado outside of the Denver… »

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