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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 She is also the author of two plays.
San Francisco, California, California Housing, Karen Hegstedt Cacy

Trapped in a California that hates conservatives and the middle class

COLORADO SPRINGS:  Let’s call her, “Judy,” because that’s what her name is.  A native Californian who was a former assistant at the U.S. Treasury Department, she now finds herself trapped in socialistic California where California housing is out of reach for much of the middle class.  A combo of illegal aliens by the thousands, welcomed ...

Colorado Springs, Rockies, Karen Hegsted Casey

Hidden Treasures nestled in the Colorado Springs Rockies

COLORADO:   There’s Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge and Telluride, where the chic and wealthy hang out in the Colorado Rockies.  Less well-known perhaps, is Colorado Springs, AKA, “Olympic City USA,” home to the Olympic Training Center, the United States Air Force Academy, and NORAD, North America’s premier defense installation, securely operating from inside Cheyenne Mountain. Colorado Springs, ...

Afghanistan invasion, Russia, Trump, Putin Summit, history of misunderstanding Russia

Behind the Trump – Putin Summit: “Good Cop, Bad Cop”

What went on behind those closed doors in Helsinki and the Trump - Putin summit? When the American President confronted the enemy of all time, tyrant and KGB top operative, Vladimir Putin? Was he all tea and biscuits? White napkins, pinkies up? “Tell Vladimir that once I am past the election I’ll be more flexible,”?

Peter Strzok, None Dared Call It Treason

Peter Strzok and his failed coup: None dared call it treason

COLORADO SPRINGS:  In regard to watching the public testimony of Peter Strzok, the failed FBI former Chief of the Counterespionage Section; The person who led the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email. The individual commandeered the Mueller debacle until he was fired. While watching the public testimony of Peter Strzok it ...

The Liberal response to the IG’s Special Counsel Report

Lawyer Nick Fortuna, Writer Richard Cohen, and Alan Dershowitz all offer a different liberal response to the IG Report is predictable, but not understandable. According to Fortuna, instead of working to right the wrongs of an unjust FBI cabal, it's justifiable because "...we just don't like the President."

Trump to Ohio: “No More Games”

Merry Christmas, America! With the demise of Political Correctness, summarily dispatched by the outspoken, individualistic Trump, we now feel freer to say out loud, “Merry Christmas!”