Category: Reality Check

Reality Check, June 16, 2017

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Reality Check, June 16, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss #guns.  Let’s start with the 2nd Amendment, adopted to the Constitution in December, 1791.  A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. At the time of the amendment, guns were slower, less accurate and mu...

Reality Check, June 3, 2017

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Reality Check, June 3, 2017

Category : Reality Check

On June 2, 2017, US Representative Ed Perlmutter (D,) from 7th District of Colorado held a rally at Ivy Wild School, in Colorado Springs.  Gary and Dee were there to ask questions and observe.  We got there quite early and had the Congressman to ourselves for a while.  So, we got a few questions in.  Rep. Perlmutter has previousl...

Reality Check June 2, 2017

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Reality Check June 2, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss the PPLD’s summer reading program; Care and Share’s summer feeding program and Colorado Action Network’s town hall.  Pike Peak’s Library District summer reading program for children and teens has started.  Swing by your local library and sign up.  Prizes for all who complete their goals...

Reality Check, May 26, 2017

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Reality Check, May 26, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss a plethora of topics.  Traveling this summer?  Check out the CDC’s travel apps @ https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/apps-about.  Want to check out the finances of the people working in the White House?  There’s a page for that, by public integrity–https://www.publicintegrity.org/2017/04/04/20...

Reality Check, May 20, 2017

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Reality Check, May 20, 2017

Category : Paving Paradise, Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss GINA, the Genetic Information Non-Disclosure Act.  How will the Republican Health Plan affect this?  What are the consequences for people who might have a bad gene?  What are the consequences for medical research if people aren’t willing to participate?  Other main topic of the week, the “gig econ...

Reality Check May 12, 2017 Potpourri

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Reality Check May 12, 2017 Potpourri

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss a variety of topics!  FBI Director Comey is fired.  Trump invites the Russians to the Oval Office.  Free Speech is under attack here in the US and abroad.  State funded adoption agencies in Texas discriminating against potential adoptive parents.  Why aren’t Republican house members holding town halls ...

Reality Check, May 5, 2017

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Reality Check, May 5, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss Doug Lamborn’s view on “Religious Liberty.”  It really resembles liberty for a certain segment of the population, oppression for everyone else.  Doug was also proud of his vote against the omnibus spending bill.  Apparently, bankrupting Puerto Rico is something Doug can get behind.  (We will...

Reality Check April 28, 2017

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Reality Check April 28, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss Trump’s first 100 days; the adjustments that the Republican administration wants to make to the Antiquities Act; and Organ Donation.  100 days of broken promises.  Well, most sane people didn’t want them all fulfilled, anyways.  The Antiquities Act, we recently celebrated 100 years of the National ...

Reality Check, April 14, 2017

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Reality Check, April 14, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss the special elections going on across the country–Kansas, Georgia and Montana.  The other topics covered are a variety of issues across the country and the world.  New Mexico is ending lunch shaming.  A province in British Columbia has banned mandatory high heels at work.  New Jersey and other states ar...

Reality Check April 7, 2017

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Reality Check April 7, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee back from a long break.   We discuss a number of issues, the local election results.  National issues, including the #SCOTUS appointment.  We discuss international issues from anti-gay violence in Netherlands to missile strikes in #Syria.  All three city ballot issues passed in the recent April election.  This incl...