Posted inCrime and Courts, News

Another Colorado man accused of assaulting police outside U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 riot

Another Colorado man was arrested and is facing federal charges after authorities say he joined other rioters in pushing a large metal sign into police defending the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, according to court documents. Thomas Patrick Hamner, 48, of Peyton was arrested in Colorado Springs and charged with engaging in physical violence in […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: At the U.S. Capitol, lifting our gaze to what stands before us

For me, a few scenes stood out from Jan. 6, when violent protestors stormed the nation’s Capitol in an attempt to stop the certification of results of our lawful presidential election: Seeing American citizens smashing windows, grinding the business of the American people to a terrifying halt, vandalizing offices, and stealing property from the heart […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: We don’t talk to each other enough, and that may have set us on the path to the Capitol attack

Like you, like every reasonable American, I condemn the storming of our nation’s Capitol. That being said, if you’re expecting to walk away from this holding your head high in righteousness because you’re on the “right” side of things, I think you’ll be disappointed.   I want to inspire reflection and not revulsion or superiority.  I […]