<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Danish Plan]]> <![CDATA[Fight terrorism by creating a gas glut]]> Coal is a hydrocarbon that, to the profound annoyance of a lot of people, sustains civilization as we know it. It's mainly used to generate electricity, and nearly half the electricity used in the U.S. comes from coal-fired power plants. Another 20 percent comes from natural gas-fired ones.]]> <![CDATA[Longmont fracking suit: What if Longmont wins?]]> <![CDATA[The return of the ferret]]> <![CDATA[Who is a civilian?]]> <![CDATA[Blacks, police and marijuana]]> <![CDATA[How to stop illegal immigration]]> <![CDATA[The president’s astonishing chutzpa]]> President Obama has been flitting around the country intimating that U.S. natural gas reserves have tripled in the last three years as a result of his administration’s policies. His chutzpa is astonishing.]]> <![CDATA[Racist progressives and guns]]> <![CDATA[If you can count a crowd and keep your virtue %uFFFD]]> <![CDATA[Obama, Putin and pigeon chess]]> <![CDATA[Roger Sherman and the 210,328 complications]]> I can think of a lot of complications that ought to be taken into account when considering whether marijuana should be legalized — 210,328 complications, for openers. That’s the number of Coloradans that have been arrested for possession of marijuana since 1986.]]> <![CDATA[CU’s misguided 4/20 approach]]> CU has an interesting new strategy for dealing with the campus’s annual 4/20 rally and pot inhalation this year. It appears to have gotten it from North Korea.]]> <![CDATA[Real tax reform means everyone pays something]]> <![CDATA[The road to the Danish Plan]]> <![CDATA[The Denver Post supports marijuana legalization — before opposing it]]> In a perfect world, the proper way to end the war on marijuana would be for Congress to end it. But this isn’t a perfect world, and it is especially imperfect insofar as the war on marijuana is concerned.]]> <![CDATA[A costly inconvenient truth]]> <![CDATA[Banning corporate personhood would destroy U.S. economy]]> About the anti-corporate personhood referendum that might be on the Boulder ballot this November — I smell a rat. Several, in fact. The ballot proposal put forward by Councilman Macon Cowles would put Boulder voters on record as favoring an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to “abolish corporate personhood and prohibit the granting of constitutional rights to any entity other than a human being.” ]]> <![CDATA[Hug the children, bill their countries]]> <![CDATA[The censored arguments for Proposition 64]]> When one side in a political discussion resorts to censorship to keep you from hearing the other side’s arguments, the censored arguments usually deserve serious consideration.]]> <![CDATA[Is Nablus Boulder’s weird sister?]]> According to a story in last Sunday’s Camera, a group has emerged that wants to establish a sister city relationship between Boulder and the Palestinian city of Nablus. Lovely city, Nablus. On Sept. 11, 2001, as 3,000 people were being cremated in jet fuel or ground into bits of bloody hamburger by the collapsing towers of the World Trade Center, the residents of Nablus were staging a howling, horn-honking, ululating celebration of the attacks and passing out trays of tea and sweets to the celebrants.]]>