Danish Plan

The Moving Finger writes: CO2 in the atmosphere continues to increase

“The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor...

Gaza: The usual suspects and the usual lies

Whenever Hamas’s excitable boys in Gaza pick a fight with Israel — as they did in 2008, 2014 and this spring — it plays...

The cost of killing nuclear power

”For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’” — John Greenleaf Whittier I t’s been obvious for a...

Boulder’s suit against ExxonMobil is based on a pack of lies

The Boulder City Council has done some astonishingly stupid things when it steps outside of its core areas of incompetence, which include managing growth,...

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...
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