Opinion

Trapped in The Donald’s cuckoo nest

Insanity reigns. The inmates are now officially in charge of the national asylum. Hidebound Donald Trump partisans keep insisting that their man is not certifiably...

Letters: 7/12/18

On Lafayette City Council When the Lafayette City Council votes to approve fracking pipelines to be within 150 feet from our homes, schools and water...

America was in the business of separating families long before Trump


Children are crying for their parents while being held in small cages. The attorney general tells us the Bible justifies what we see, and...

‘Socialism’ is no longer a dirty word

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn’t expect to become a “Democratic giant slayer” as the New York Times would call her. The 28-year-old bartender and waitress from...

Delivering the news to the ‘New York Times’

Before major news organizations pronounce someone dead, they ought to check the person’s pulse. Take, for example, a recent New York Times screed prematurely pronouncing...

Letters: 7/5/18

Time for Mayor Berg to resign or be recalled Mayor Christine Berg has lost the privilege to represent the people of Lafayette. She should...

San Francisco’s suit against ExxonMobil goes up in smoke

Well that didn’t take long. On April 17, Boulder sued ExxonMobil and Suncor for damages stemming from global warming caused by the carbon dioxide released...

Beaten dog syndrome: Enduring the days of Trump

Confession: I’m feeling exhausted and a bit overwhelmed. And I suspect you are too, but what can we do? Take a break? Give up? I’ve been...

How vicious is the GOP’s war on the poor?

Generals plan wars, but battlefield commanders do the bloody work. So, meet HUD Secretary Ben Carson, a quiet but bloodstained commandante in General Trump’s relentless...

Letters: 6/28/18

Solutions to everything in Boulder I am an eccentric old lady ranting about everything in Boulder and offering wonderful fixes: • Advertise big penalties for people...

The alternatives to detaining immigrant families


With his hastily issued executive order on family separation last week, President Trump presented America with a false choice: If you don’t want me...

Paying attention

Trump may not have seemed like a “normal” Republican when he ran for president, but he now has a 90 percent job approval rating...
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