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Democracy dies in darkness — among other places

Early last year the Washington Post, after vetting about 500 candidate slogans, adopted as its motto the phrase “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” An interesting choice,...

Three ways City Council’s gun ban will make Boulder less safe

The common theme that ran through the testimony of the 30 people who spoke in favor of Boulder’s proposed assault rifle ban last week...

Why no one cares about privacy anymore — in three...

The Cambridge Analytica/Facebook mess reminded me of a piece written eight years ago by Declan McCullagh, a journo who at the time was writing...

Russia’s war on GMOs

According to a story in the Des Moines Register and reports elsewhere, it seems that a lot of the world’s anti-GMO propaganda is being...

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre

A few days after Nikolas Cruz allegedly perpetrated Valentine’s Day Massacre version 2.0 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida, it emerged...

Who wants a big, cool rocket?

A couple of days after Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully flew its Falcon Heavy rocket last week, a USA Today headline asked: “SpaceX Falcon Heavy —...

Governor Hick’s Kinsley gaffe

Last Week Governor Hickenlooper gave a speech at the City Club of Denver, during which he said this about Denver being short listed for...

The welcome sign and a case of libel

“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?”                      — Donald...

A question of citizenship

The Trump administration may be about to toss The Resistance a New Year’s hand grenade. The left-leaning website ProPublica last week reported that the U.S....

UFOs: Undocumented aliens or black projects?

The best news stories are mysteries, and the queen of journo mysteries is the UFO story. It’s been around since World War II, when...

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....

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...
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