<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Danish Plan]]> <![CDATA[Boulder’s lifestyle depends on the use of fracking]]> A couple of weeks ago the price of natural gas dropped below $2 per thousand cubic feet, the lowest it has been in more than a decade before rebounding somewhat. For that, the 99 percent — the 99 percent of Boulder residents who heat their homes with natural gas, that is — can thank an oil company.]]> <![CDATA[A gentleman's C for the pot task force]]> <![CDATA[Cain’s manager inhales]]> A lot of politicos, left and right, seem mystified by an ad produced by Herman Cain, the former pizza CEO who — to their amazement and bemusement — is leading in most of the recent polls for the Republican nomination for president.]]> <![CDATA[America needs more secret meetings]]> <![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[Cops in the schools, gun control and race]]> <![CDATA[The return of the ferret]]> <![CDATA[Want to bring back the draft? Here's how.]]> <![CDATA[Crying over spilled oil]]> <![CDATA[Oklahoma isn’t the first to see radicalist beheadings]]> <![CDATA[Another horror story from the Weld County oil patch]]> <![CDATA[If you can count a crowd and keep your virtue %uFFFD]]> <![CDATA[War on fracking]]> Hands down easiest prediction for 2012: Boulder’s hyper-active activists will take time out from their busy schedule of sabotaging American food production to sabotage American oil and gas production.]]> <![CDATA[The eagle has landed — with extreme prejudice]]> <![CDATA[The Zetas and the Surfriders]]> Of the big four, water is hands down the most vital. If deprived of water, human beings will be on the fast track to the river Styx within three days, which alone is sufficient to make water the most vital urban service. Moreover, without water, a city's sewage service will collapse and its ability to fight fires will be degraded to close to zero.]]> <![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[Obama’s clueless view of ISIL]]> <![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[GMOs: Boulder County’s November surprise]]> <![CDATA[Eight reasons to arm Libya's rebels]]> 1. They are doing the Lord's work - assuming you believe the Lord (aka Yahweh, aka Allah) endowed men with certain inalienable rights, including life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness and the right to take down deranged tyrants who have become abusive of those rights.]]>