Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Colorado Democratic Party has struck another blow against the First Amendment by attempting to silence a documentary film that discusses the current political and policy atmosphere in Colorado. The film intended to inform Coloradans before the election, and partisan politics prevailed over the public’s right to know the truth. Under current Colorado law, any film that includes footage of candidates running for office has to register with the Secretary of State’s office and file burdensome campaign finance reports. The...
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How did a robust and skeptical state like Colorado, with a century-long history of electing conservatives and Republicans, turn so blue with the 2008 election? That’s the subject of “Rocky Mountain Heist,” a documentary by the advocacy group Citizens United. A blue federal judge on Monday decided that Citizens United is not entitled to tell the story of how wealthy millionaires hijacked the state’s politics. This sounds familiar to anyone who has been listening. Citizens United was blocked by the...
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