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Thursday, February 11,2010
The Colorado government is struggling with the worst recession in 70 years. Declining tax revenues and waning federal stimulus funds foreshadow deep cuts in state government spending. To cope, the governor has proposed eliminating special tax exemptions for some corporations to raise an additional $125 million. Closing tax loopholes is the only option available in a state in which revenue-raising capability is crippled by the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR).
Thursday, February 4,2010
Your apparent celebration and approval of pimps is appalling.
Pimping is not a joke. If Mr. Dogg thinks that it is, then he and yourselves are in need of some serious counsel.
Thursday, January 28,2010
We read with interest — and sadness — Pamela White’s article about homelessness (“There’s no easy fix for homelessness,” Uncensored, Jan 21).
After working a combined 10 years at the Boulder Shelter for the Homeless, we moved to California’s Bay Area in 2006. If there was ever a city that exemplifies the complicated nature of homelessness, San Francisco is it. The community has spent millions of dollars, opened hundreds of soup kitchens and shelters, and established numerous city ordinances. In short, it has done nearly everything humanly possible — and yet, the problem of homelessness is worse than ever.
Thursday, January 21,2010
(Re: “Performance and sex appeal,” Elevation, Jan. 14.) I wanted to send in a letter saying how horrid your article about the “sexy” women for Lange is. It’s disgraceful. Women have so many body issues, and what this “unique and quality” company is promoting is homegrown disgrace towards women. Let’s find a way to sell products that will promote local businesses without sexualizing them.
Thursday, January 14,2010
(Re: “Boulder County People of the Year 2009,” cover story, Dec. 24.) I would like to thank the Boulder Weekly for their selection of those of us who worked on the ClimateSmart Loan Program as their 2009 People of the Year. We believe that ClimateSmart is an important program that helps the environment, helps individual property owners, and is good for the local economy, and it is an honor to have this recognized by the Weekly.
Thursday, January 7,2010
(Re: “Copenhagen was a success — for the Chinese,” Danish Plan, Dec. 31.) Paul Danish’s implication that the Copenhagen accord, such as it is, is unfairly advantageous to China and other developing countries ignores the simple and overwhelming fact that China’s per capita greenhouse gas production is only about one-quarter of our own.
Thursday, December 31,2009
While I found the article by Mr. Danish amusing, he does nothing to propose where the computing center should have been built and thus what type of electrical generation should be used. Had the center been built here in Boulder, guess what? It would be powered by that same coal from Wyoming.
Thursday, December 24,2009
This is very interesting. I would write a letter to the dispensary owners and tell them to watch Milk and get a clue. If they organize, they can simply force all these unfriendly businesses out of business.
Thursday, December 17,2009
That Paul Danish finds “corrupt science” in the “Climategate” e-mails says less about how science is actually done and more about his own willingness to distort and omit facts.
Thursday, December 10,2009
Your article on students who are illegal aliens (no, I’m not going to use the euphemism “undocumented immigrants”) was another example of one-sided, emotional coverage of this issue without an objective analysis of the current irrational policy. As you correctly pointed out, in ’86 Reagan signed the amnesty bill legalizing 3 million illegal aliens. So what happened? We had 12 million to 15 million more coming in over the next two decades!