<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Views]]> <![CDATA[For Peter]]> <![CDATA[Banking marijuana requires an ‘act of Congress’]]> <![CDATA[Is Digital First prepping its newspapers for sale?]]> Trouble in newspaper-land: A draconian $100 million cut to the company that operates The Denver Post, Boulder Daily Camera, Longmont Times-Call, Loveland Reporter Herald, Broomfield Enterprise and Estes Park Trail-Gazette and more may be on the horizon, as well as potential sales. ]]> <![CDATA[Ludlow, unions and politics]]> <![CDATA[Democrats playing too nice with the GOP]]> <![CDATA[Pension cuts serve the rich]]> <![CDATA[A remembrance: Gary Thomas Mueller]]> Dr. Gary Thomas Mueller transitioned on Friday, Nov. 15. He loved the Colorado outdoors, laughing, learning, music, fine wine, creating gourmet meals and best of all — sharing his life with Suzanne, his wife, their four-legged children and his closely held friends.]]> <![CDATA[Copenhagen does nothing to stall global warming]]> <![CDATA[The dogma of bigotry]]> In1610, Italian astronomer and inventor Galileo Galilei used a telescope to observe the heavens and concluded that the earth revolved around the sun. His assertion contradicted the established dogma of the Catholic Church, leading to no end of difficulty for the brilliant scientist. He found himself accused of heresy and was eventually hauled before the Inquisition, which offered to resolve the dispute through torture if necessary. Imagine the gut-deep frustration Galileo must have felt knowing he was right but having to “confess” before a tribunal of stuffy old ignoramuses that the church was right and he was wrong. It wasn’t until 1992 that the Catholic Church formally cleared Galileo of wrongdoing and acknowledged that he’d been mistreated by the church.]]> <![CDATA[Mind games for the holidays]]>