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Devil's Advocate with Jon Caldara

6 comments in the last 6 months
Youtube: The ins and outs of political polling with Magellan Strategies
Posted: September 19, 2014 by Name Withheld
Program: Devil's Advocate with Jon Caldara (6 comments)
Sir, I would like to see a follow up video to the one posted on Youtube June 6, 2014 titled; the ins and outs of political polling with Magellan Strategies. Magellan Strategies (1685 Boxelder St., Louisville, CO 80027) David Flaherty, CEO. Elkhurst communications (1685 Boxelder St., Louisville, CO 80027). David Flaherty, CEO. One company is the blemish free face (Magellan A BBB rating) to the other which practices less than reputable practices (Elkhurst F- BBB rating). Again, they are the same entity residing in the same office. My opinion is that this is a means of erecting a smoke screen to shield questionable practices. Elkhurst is a robo-caller with a very bad history which a Google search can verify. Magellan’s information is collected from Elkhurst. I am curious to know how political data can be collected when the majority of individuals receiving these calls let it go to voicemail or simply hang up. I am sure that the FCC and BBB can provide more information on the frequency and number of complaints. This is the data used to change voting districts and sworn to in state courts. Additionally, I am unable to find David Flaherty in the University of Delaware 2001 yearbook as a senior which leads me to further question Magellan Strategies. Regards, William Sluyter
Friday, August 29 at 10:30 am on Channel 12.2
Posted: August 30, 2014 by Edward Davis
Program: Devil's Advocate with Jon Caldara (6 comments)
I am concerned about the program that aired on August 29th about the Douglas County School District voucher program. 1. Why did John not have any opposing views on the program. He only had two men who obviously had slanted views of the voucher program. The only real example they used is the child who had issues in the usual learning environment. They spoke of their child not having the opportunity to educated correctly because of his learning disability. This simply isn't true. There are programs set up in most school for those students who have learning issues. There is a school that deals with these students on a larger scale. They only used this one students issues. Most of the student's parents who want the voucher program are wanting them for religious schools, which is not allowed in the separation of church and state issues. The other item they brought up was about getting a better education in a private school. This simply isn't true. Are private schools better than public schools? New book says ‘no’. A book that offers a true intellectual study (Christopher Lubienski, a professor in the Department of Educational Organization and Leadership at the College of Education at University of Illinois, and Sarah Theule Lubienski, professor of mathematics education in the College of Education at the University of Illinois. says the opposite of the old thought that private schools produce better students. Here is the Web Page with information on their studies. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/11/05/are-private-schools-better-than-public-schools-new-book-says-no/ This program is about the effort to privatize public schools. Companies promoting educational test are paid enormous sums of money to produce, advertise and implement these tests. Douglas County School District's current effort to "villainize" The teacher's union (which DCSD"s BOE has deposed of) still tries to blame the union for the woes of the school district. I would love to see an honest program that brings in intelligent people who know the real facts about DCSD's issues with the administration (Liz Fagen and the BOE) and the issues that concern the Teachers, Parents and students of Douglas County School District. Edward D. Davis Retired Music Teacher (38 years experience teaching in Public Schools)
CPT12 Response:
Thank you for your email.
I have forwarded your comments to Mr. Caldera. Perhaps he will consider revisiting this issue on a future program.
All the Best,
Joan
CPT12 Staff
 
Bob Beauprez
Posted: August 25, 2014 by Delila Dee
Program: Devil's Advocate with Jon Caldara (6 comments)
I heard some foul things that your guest were speaking. The death of Dunlap. Sure he has no problem killing him. Beauprez PASS says it all. What about the other two who are waiting to be executed? why aren't they mention? Just in case no one remember them here are the names. WHY AREN'T THEY MENTION AS PART OF THE EXACUTION? There's three awaiting death row. not one. SO BACK TO THE GOOD OLE DAY? Currently there are three people awaiting execution: 1) Nathan Dunlap who was condemned for shooting and killing four people at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant. 2) Sir Mario Owens who was convicted and received a jury's death determination in 2008 for the murder of a young couple, Javad Marshall-Fields and his fiancee, Vivian Wolfe. The victims were prosecution witnesses in a murder trial involving Owens. 3) Robert Ray who ordered *************************************************************************** Bob Beauprez bypasses KKK member, attacks Hickenlooper as most “extreme” governor Come on for the PEOPLE Not A PEOPLE! Delila
CPT12 Response:
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Jackie
CPT-12 Staff 
August 22nd show
Posted: August 22, 2014 by Name Withheld
Program: Devil's Advocate with Jon Caldara (6 comments)
Tonight's show felt like a policical ad with scripted questions and answers for most of the show. Disappointing.
CPT12 Response:
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Thanks for watching Colorado Public Television.
 
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Jackie
CPT-12 Staff 
US Healthcare system
Posted: May 9, 2014 by Deanna Robertson
Program: Devil's Advocate with Jon Caldara (6 comments)
According to WHO, France is ranked #1. The U.S. is #37.
CPT12 Response:
Thank you for your email.
I have forwarded your comments to the host of Devil’s Advocate, Mr. Jon Caldera.
Thank you for watching and supporting Colorado Public Television.
Sincerely,
Joan
Colorado Public Television (CPT12)
your show the other day
Posted: April 15, 2014 by Armand de Beque
Program: Devil's Advocate with Jon Caldara (6 comments)
Holy Crap, John! What are you and the whining conservative airhead going to do now that Gov. Hickenlooper has been cleared of all those trumped-up charges?
CPT12 Response:
Thank you for your email.
I have forwarded your comments to Mr. Caldera.
Thanks for watching and supporting Colorado Public Television.
All the Best,
Joan
CPT12 Staff
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