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Stories by Karen Hagestad Cacy

Karen Hagestad Cacy, of Colorado Springs, is a former Washington speechwriter and transportation lobbyist. Raised in Portland, Oregon, she holds a BA degree in Russian and Middle East Studies from Portland State University (and American University in Cairo.) Her four novels are available on Amazon.com. She is also the author of two plays.
Pearl Clutchers, Pearl-Clutching, Democrats, Liberals, Media

The Democrat, Socialist, Lapsed Republican Pearl Clutcher class

COLORADO SPRINGS: With a Communist and a billionaire now vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, and Congressman Adam Schiff and Speaker Nancy Pelosi failing to control their anti-Trump venom, democrat hand-wringing is at an all-time high. They are the modern political Pearl Clutcher class. And with all that faux fainting, Trump supporters are finally able ...

Impeachment, Pelosi, Nadler, Schiff, Trump, America

Democrats leaving your country at risk over impeachment

COLORADO SPRINGS:  It’s been three long years for democrats. Three years of climate-change inaction and of regulation cutting.  Three years of a U.S. president who rejects nearly all of their agenda. A President targeted for impeachment before he set foot into his new executive office.  In years past, the reaction to being out of power ...

It’s the Times: El Paso proves that we live in a mean culture

COLORADO:  Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick went on a one-of-a-kind rant Sunday on Fox television: “What do we expect,” he asked, “when kids play video games instead of going to church?”  One of the shooters reportedly was acting out in real life a violent video game character. Children just entering grade school today are being ...

Weaponized Federal Agencies, Witless, Witless in America,Trump, Taxes, The New York Times, Michael Busler

Witless in America moving past disturbed to angry over fundamental change

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO: For those Americans who were young during the Cold War with Russia, and who recall Nikita Khrushchev’s “We will bury you!” threat, America today feels increasingly like a foreign country. Many of us are approaching or have passed our sell-by dates. As Obama acolytes work to “fundamentally change America,” during and after ...

America’s Second Tea Party 246 years after Boston

Colorado Springs: The historically pivotal Tea Party protest of 1773 was an iconic event of American history. It is the event that led to the start of the American Revolutionary War in 1775. The Boston Tea Party was a political protest that occurred at Griffin’s Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts. American colonists frustrated and angry at ...