Danish Plan

The Oroville Dam: A cautionary tale from 1969

Curt Gentry was no Nostradamus or Edgar Cayce, but he made a prediction in 1969 that would have done either of them proud —...

Will Trump be the new Lincoln?

Donald Trump may go down in history as the next Abraham Lincoln. No, really. And all because of California. California is seriously thinking about doing...

Civil disobedience in Lafayette and North Dakota

The latest bright idea to emerge from Boulder County’s intrepid anti-frackers is to get the City of Lafayette to legalize “non-violent” civil disobedience and...

The Donald is about to enter the oil patch

Prediction: If you want to know where the Trump administration is headed, start by reviewing what’s been going on in the oil patch for...

Boulder’s latest green dreams

The Boulder City Council has formally adopted a series of climate targets that, among other things, call for Boulder getting 100 percent of its...

Some facts about GMO crops Jones and Gardner tried to hide

The County Commissioners’ March 17 decision to ban GMOs from Boulder County open space was rigged. Commissioners Elise Jones and Deb Gardner had their...

Nixon explains why Trump won

The Idea Fairy and I were kicking back after the election when suddenly the door flew open and a shadowy figure emerged through the...

Is the age of oil about to end? This oilman thinks...

There’s a new “Peak Oil” prediction out, and this one is worth taking seriously if for no other reason than its source. Peak Oil, you...

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself (and...

I couldn’t have been more than 6 or 7 years old at the time. Today I am 74, but the memory is still vivid. I...

The secret sauce

In the 228 years since the United States Constitution was ratified there have been dozens of attempts to emulate it. Nations all over the world...

Why roads matter

According to a story in last Monday’s Daily Camera, the town of Erie is about to annex 230 acres south of the town for...

Nixon explains the election

The Idea Fairy and I were testing out a new batch of edibles we’d baked when there was a knock on the door. It was...
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