Opinion

A modest proposal to end all the sexual tomfoolery in Congress

I have a modest proposal to put an end once and for all to all the sexual tomfoolery going on in Congress and congressional offices....

Why so many Americans hate Trump’s ‘tax reform’

The Trump tax plan is not selling well. Indeed, two-thirds of the American people oppose it, and only 16 percent believe it would reduce...

Buckle up

Recently, while perusing the Denver Business Journal, I stumbled over the headline: “We are under attack.” I know, in 2017 those words could mean lots...

Letters: 11/30/17

A chilling realization As I was driving home from a gig last Friday night in Denver, I got a real hankering for frozen yogurt. Then...

Hope — if we are committed

In the last several years, a new conventional wisdom has emerged in the West about conflict in the Middle East. World leaders, public intellectuals,...

Why won’t Trump stand up to Putin?

As Donald Trump said: “Strange things happen in life.” Yes — like him! Take that strange bromance he’s got going with his presidential counterpart,...

Letters: 11/23/17

Combat fracking The people of Boulder County must unite and utilize every conceivable option available in order to combat the existential threat of fracking to...

The dawn of the new era in Boulder politics

Wow! That was one awesome piece of politicking. New Era Colorado, the millenial-oriented activist organization that all but single-handedly saved the muni, did a terrific...

Donald Trump’s strange bromance with Rodrigo Duterte

We’ve had a great relationship,” exulted a giddy Donald Trump, following his two-day schmoozefest in Manila with the thuggish Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte, who...

Standing Up to Trump at COP23

President Donald Trump’s attempt at pushing a fossil fuel agenda at this year’s 23rd United Nations climate talks (COP23), includes coal, oil, nuclear and...

Letters: 11/16/17

Democrats need to step up After reading the opinions of Paul Danish and George Newell in last week’s paper, I was reminded of two sayings:...

A national park fee increase: The $70 land grab

On Oct. 24, the National Park Service (NPS) announced a proposed entrance fee of $70 at 17 of its 59 national parks. Touted as...
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