Biden decries Trump backers as “dagger at throat” of democracy
Thursday marked the anniversary of the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol
“We were trapped”: Rep. Jason Crow, others talk about lingering trauma of Jan. 6
Roughly three dozen Democrats — including Colorado's Crow — were trapped in the balcony seats of the House chamber, not being able to leave until an hour after the siege started
Littwin: As the January 6 Capitol riot anniversary nears, we’re in no better shape one year later
In fact, it doesn’t seem all that far-fetched any more to believe that American-style democracy is not only under relentless assault but could also be losing.
Littwin: It’s hard to believe, but 2021 was maybe even worse than 2020
From the Jan. 6 insurrection to King Soopers shooting to Rittenhouse trial to COVID vaccine wars to Buckwheat to Boebert’s Big Lie to Peters to Manchin vs. BBB.
Nicolais: Political violence went on trial. Our republic is under threat.
From the Jan. 6 insurrection to a congressional censure to killings in Kenosha, multiple high-profile cases were in the headlines last week
Another Colorado man accused of assaulting police outside U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 riot
Thomas Patrick Hamner, 48, of Peyton, is accused of helping other rioters push a large metal sign into police officers defending the U.S. Capitol, court documents say.
Colorado man gets house arrest for Jan. 6 riot, calls himself an idiot
“Now he knows that he was misled by his president,” said the defense attorney for Glenn Wes Lee Croy
Littwin: Boebert is back in the news again. Meaning it’s time for everyone to duck.
In a Rolling Stone article, Boebert is identified as one of the House members in regular touch with Jan. 6 planners. And then there’s the matter of her vile Alec Baldwin tweet.
Littwin: We haven’t forgotten 9/11, but on the 20th anniversary, we can’t help but see it differently
The failed war on terror, it can be argued, led from 9/11 to Jan. 6, from anti-Muslim fervor to the rise of Trump, the Big Lie and threats to our democracy
Littwin: We’re still waiting for climate change to hit Colorado’s ice-cold 2022 governor and Senate races
The midterms traditionally favor the party out of power — yes, that would be the Republicans — but the GOP is having problems finding candidates who could take on Jared Polis and Michael Bennet.
Nicolais: Calling for the execution of political opponents should never be condoned
Over the past week, accusations of treason punishable by execution has been invoked on multiple occasions