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Quentin Young/Colorado Newsline

Quentin Young/Colorado Newsline

Quentin Young is the editor of Colorado Newsline, a sister publication of the Arizona Mirror and a member of the States Newsroom network of local news sites.

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Kari Lake

Our election denier is your election denier

By: - October 13, 2022

Some states are comparatively isolated from the most damaging influence of democracy haters. California, Washington, Maryland, Delaware, Colorado — they are likely to avoid the misfortune of election deniers in high office in the near future, or they operate with voting laws meant to expand, rather than restrict, voter access. But while such states act […]

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Trump is a domestic enemy. Treat him like one.

By: - June 16, 2022

The hearings of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection have already provided conclusive evidence that the effort to overturn the 2020 election was a conspiracy directed by a corrupt sitting president who knew the effort was based on lies and encouraged violence in pursuit of power. The damning testimony before the committee and […]

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Jan 6 insurrection coup

What I learned from watching more than 500 videos of the Jan. 6 insurrection

By: - February 10, 2022

I recently watched hundreds of videos from the Jan. 6 insurrection. Many of the stark moments from the attack on the U.S. Capitol are well-known — the battle at the west terrace tunnel, the shooting of rioter Ashli Babbitt, the desecration of the Senate chamber. But nothing provides the kind of granular and exhaustive understanding […]

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Anger is the only reasonable response to COVID obstructionists

By: - September 10, 2021

We were willing to debate the efficacy of masks. We agreed there should be balance between lockdown measures and economic interests. We patiently accumulated evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. We kept our cool through every quack remedy and grifter treatment. We offered guidance to the confused and correctives to the misinformed. We […]