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Thursday, September 19,2013

The flood of the century? Not exactly

By Paul Danish
In Boulder, they say it was a 100-year flood. Uh, not exactly.
Thursday, September 5,2013

Obama, Spain and Kitty Genovese's neighbors

By Paul Danish
There is a good historical parallel for the Western world’s reaction to the Syrian Civil War: The Western world’s reaction to the Spanish Civil War.
Thursday, August 8,2013

What should we do with Edward Snowden?

By Paul Danish
I’m of two minds as to what we should do with Edward Snowden. Fortunately, we can do both.
Thursday, July 25,2013

China building world’s tallest skyscraper — in record time

By Paul Danish
According to the ConstructionWeekOnline website, Broad Sustainable Building, a Chinese company, has broken ground for a new high-rise it is building in Changsha, China. Not exactly the world’s most exciting news story, huh?
Thursday, July 11,2013

The hills are alive with the sound of fracking

By Paul Danish
Bad news, anti-frackers. The hills are alive with the sound of fracking. According to a recently published report by Leonardo Maugeri, an energy expert at the Kennedy School of Government, fracking isn’t just for shale oil and gas any more. It seems that everyone in the oil patch is doing it — and what’s more, they’ve been doing it for years.
Thursday, June 27,2013

Obama learns to love fracking

By Paul Danish
Still don’t like fracking, huh? Well, learn to love it. Obama sure has.
Thursday, June 13,2013

Will Colorado come apart?

By Paul Danish
Seceding from a state and forming another state is really tough, but not impossible.
Thursday, May 30,2013

Boulder’s sad siblings

By Paul Danish
When the scheme to establish a “sister city” relationship between Boulder and the Palestinian city of Nablus came to light 15 months ago, I wrote a column suggesting that wouldn’t be a good idea because Nablus, and the An Najah University located in Nablus, “were bubbling cesspools of anti-Americanism, anti-Semitism and jihad.”
Thursday, May 16,2013

Nixon comes back as a Democrat

By Paul Danish
Harvey and I were breaking out the Doritos when there was a knock on the door. It was Richard Nixon and a guy with a serious 5 o’clock shadow.
Thursday, May 2,2013

The sneak attack on Amendment 64

By Paul Danish
The drug war dead-enders and nanny-statists who want to recriminalize marijuana in Colorado think they have hit on a cunning new strategy to do the deed.