Letters: 7/21/16

Opinion

First, they came for the ice cream

H. L. Mencken, the great 20th century iconoclast, defined “Puritanism” as “the haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy.” Boulder is chock-full of puritans...

Putting ‘The People’ in a political platform

What if a political party’s platform actually stood for workaday people, rather than being a catalogue of far-out, right-wing nuttiness, or a batch of...

Let’s adopt the GOP’s national platform

Well, I didn’t expect this!        The National Republican Party has published an official policy document showing that the GOP really might be...

Lessons from Nixon and Kent State

Tin soldiers and Nixon coming, We’re finally on our own. This summer I hear the drumming Four dead in Ohio. — Neil Young, “Ohio” Something ugly...

Letters: 7/14/16

Correction: Last week’s Boulderganic article stated that UCLA and UC Berkeley engaged in a pledge contest. It was actually UCLA and USC. And...

Letters: 7/7/16

Portland: a poor model to follow As citizens in a representative democracy, we expect the people we elect to be looking out for our best...

When it comes to sustainability, roads are more important than compost

As a matter of full disclosure, Paul Danish is currently running for County Commissioner. Should any other candidates for County Commissioner or current Commissioners...

How politically brain-dead is Tony Blair?

Tony Blair, Britain’s former prime minister, has lashed out at British voters for having “a shared hostility to globalization,” referring to their June 23...

The nonviolent history of American independence

Independence Day is commemorated with fireworks and flag-waving, gun salutes and military parades... however, one of our nation’s founding fathers, John Adams, wrote, “A...

The legacy of Joe McCarthy lives on

Donald Trump has been compared to earlier rightwing demagogues such as Hitler, Mussolini, George Wallace and Pat Buchanan. The name of witch-hunter Senator Joe...

How the feds encourage Wall Street banksterism

Hey, stop complaining that our government coddles Wall Street’s big, money-grubbing banks! Sure, they went belly-up and crashed our economy with their greed. And, yes,...

Letters: 6/30/16

No more fracking in Colorado Let’s outlaw fracking in Colorado...as long as somebody else still has some oil. Let’s get enough signatures and get the...
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