Murder, Cover-up, and Corruption: Part 2

Yesterday I posted about alleged collusion and corruption in El Paso County as it relates to the 2013 murder of Tom Clements, chief of Colorado’s prison system. In the piece, ‘Murder, Cover-up, and Corruption? El Paso County’s Swamp is Very Dark,’ I outlined a...

‘A Fish Rots from the Head Down’

Organizations mirror their leadership. I saw it many times in my USAF career. When a boss is a good, decent and honorable person, then the rest of the team follows suit. They emulate his example. The opposite tends to be true as well, unfortunately. Lousy leaders...

Corporate Welfare (Corruption) in Colorado Springs

Public Corruption is usually defined as use of power by public officials for illegitimate private gain. The label typically invokes images of politicians taking bribes when asked to look the other way or pass laws that favor a special interest. When elected officials...

Happy Independence Day, Patriots!

Evelyn and I want to wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day. Two hundred forty-two years ago, a group of colonists – patriots — stood up to the King of England and said, “No more!” That resistance ushered in the greatest experiment in government the...