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Obama’s silly Keystone Pipeline veto

The main beneficiary of President Obama’s decision to veto construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline is neither the climate, nor the environment, nor even the knee-jerk Greens who have been conducting their delusional vendetta against it...

Inconvenient truths about “affordable” housing and Ballot Question 300

Whatever else Ballot Questions 300 and 301 end up accomplishing, they have already succeeded in awakening the social consciences of most of the developers, builders, realtors and bankers in Boulder...

Ben Carson and the ink-stained knaves

Ben Carson spent last week — to paraphrase Kipling — hearing his words twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools...

The gathering storm

The ballots go out on October 12. That’s when the shitstorm begins...

Why the chattering classes don’t get Trump

America’s political and journalistic establishments still can’t figure out the Trump phenomenon...

Longmont fracking suit: What if Longmont wins?

Longmont’s ban on fracking, which was struck down by a district judge earlier this year, appears headed for the Colorado Supreme Court...

The list and who’s off it — first cut

I don’t for a second doubt that any of the 22 candidates currently running for President — 17 Republicans and five Democrats — could run the country if they happened to get elected. This isn’t because they are political geniuses. It’s because the genius of the ...

Bulworth and the Honey Badger

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is a case of life following art. The art in this case is the 1998 movie Bulworth. The film is an over-the-top political comedy starring Warren Beatty as Jay Billington Bulworth, a liberal Democratic U.S. Senator from California ...

For whom the road tolls

Send not to know; For whom the road tolls; It tolls for thee...

Thoughts on the Fourth of July

It’s 11:17 p.m., July, 4 2015. The illegal fireworks are still going off. It’s been a constant cacophony since 5 p.m. as God intended it to be...

Shakespeare, like youth, is wasted on the young. Or is it?

Had Dana Dusbiber written the op-ed piece she had in the Washington Post last week while I was in high school, I would have nominated her for teacher of the year...

2016 and the demographics of social issues

Republicans are feeling pretty good about their chances of winning the presidency next year. They’ve got a strong (if currently overcrowded) bench of candidates and a lot of the likely issues are breaking their way...
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