Special to The Colorado Sun
Nicolais: Blocking you online does not mean I do not like you in person
After several recent social media exchanges with someone I like a lot in person, I blocked him on Twitter — here is why
Nicolais: Colorado’s judicial system is broken. Can Chief Justice Boatright fix it?
Colorado’s chief justice has developed skills that should help him guide the judicial branch through its current crisis
Nicolais: Joe Neguse nails his star turn in Trump’s impeachment trial
As one of the House impeachment managers, the nation saw what many Coloradans have known about Joe Neguse for awhile
Nicolais: Is Kerry Donovan the right candidate against Lauren Boebert, but in the wrong year?
Sen. Donovan’s decision to challenge Lauren Boebert in the 3rd Congressional District may come a year too late
Nicolais: Unaffiliated voters need strong voices on Colorado’s redistricting commissions
After passage of Amendments Y and Z in 2018, the judicial review panel choosing members must avoid unaffiliated applicants with clear partisan preferences
Nicolais: Principle and compromise – the time has come for Colorado Republicans
Colorado Republicans in the minority at the legislature could be more than just an opposition. They can chart a path forward.
Nicolais: What were the odds that Trump would be so beloved by bookies?
Political odds makers have had a field day over the past year – and will not be slowing down soon
Nicolais: Lauren Boebert’s bloodlust rhetoric helped incite the deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol
Trump, Boebert, Hawley and other officials were complicit in the national disgrace at the Capitol
Nicolais: 2020 left us with at least one parting gift
After suffering through a year devoid of annual milestones, the same markers should have renewed importance as we hopefully move past coronavirus
Nicolais: A Colorado Supreme Court justice put principle over personal preference in two recent cases
By choosing to write dissents in two anti-discrimination cases before the Colorado Supreme Court, Marquez showed exceptional judicial restraint
Nicolais: No, Republicans, everything is not awesome
The Republican Party’s failure to engage post-election analysis is worthy of a cartoon movie
Nicolais: A life’s lesson for us all from a treasured mentor — get to it
As 2020 ends, a recently passed mentor had one more lesson
Nicolais: Colorado’s special session delivered just in time for the holiday season
The legislature came through with stop-gap solutions desperately needed across the state
Nicolais: Jeffco GOP stance on certification undermines its future relevancy
While careful to avoid alleging fraud, a recent Jeffco GOP email confirms its appeasement to conspiracy theorists
Nicolais: Thanksgiving starts with a little sacrifice
As health care workers struggle against rising case rates and illness of their own, we could all give thanks by making a few changes
Nicolais: Grand Trump Party likely to sabotage any plans to revitalize Colorado’s GOP
Between the likely long-term presence of Donald Trump on the national stage and Lauren Boebert at a congressional level, turning the page may be impossible
Nicolais: How a presidential election begins to feel a lot like The Long Night
As election night stretched over multiple days, it conjured images of combatants for the Iron Throne
Nicolais: This isn’t 2016 all over again. Here’s hoping for less drama at the polls.
While President Donald Trump pulled off an upset for the ages four years ago, his chances appear far slimmer going into Election Day 2020
Nicolais: We have one thing to be thankful for in 2020: Colorado voting
The efforts of election officials have made Colorado a shining example for the rest of the country
Nicolais: An extraordinary group of supporters have proclaimed Amendment B the right thing for Colorado
The campaign to repeal the Gallagher Amendment has brought together people and groups that have spent decades accustomed to fighting each other