<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Danish Plan]]> <![CDATA[Ratifying START was insane]]> Embracing the START treaty required the Obama administration, the U.S. Senate and most of the country's foreign policy establishment to ignore an ugly little fact that while Russia may be agreeing to reduce its own nuclear arsenal under START, it is...]]> <![CDATA[30 years later, why Otrona didn't compute]]> <![CDATA[Ban GMOs? First show us the victims]]> <![CDATA[If you don’t like fracking, hope you like global warming]]> <![CDATA[Oklahoma isn’t the first to see radicalist beheadings]]> <![CDATA[Climategate: Forget Denmark, something is rotten with CRU science ]]> <![CDATA[Obama, Putin and pigeon chess]]> <![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.]]> <![CDATA[Ban fracking? Why stop there?]]> <![CDATA[If you can count a crowd and keep your virtue %uFFFD]]> <![CDATA[Municipal power is cheap in Longmont, but not Boulder]]> Come November, Boulder voters will be asked whether they want to throw the city’s franchise with Xcel Energy under the bus and set up a municipal electric utility in its place. Voters will also be asked to double the city’s carbon tax (to 0.99 cent from 0.49 cent), mostly to pay the lawyers who will be handling the Boulder-Xcel divorce.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado should quit punishing pot users]]> The use of marijuana and its possession for personal use shall not be punished. Legal residents of the state of Colorado may cultivate up to six marijuana plants for their personal use within their domiciles.]]> <![CDATA[Obama, Spain and Kitty Genovese's neighbors]]> There is a good historical parallel for the Western world’s reaction to the Syrian Civil War: The Western world’s reaction to the Spanish Civil War.]]> <![CDATA[The Democrats don't get the Tea Party]]> <![CDATA[Obama’s clueless view of ISIL]]> <![CDATA[Gaza and ‘game changers’]]> Gaza could also be demilitarized by the expulsion of Hamas, and its evil twin Islamic Jihad. So how likely is it that either of those things will happen? A lot more likely than it was on Monday, July 7.]]> <![CDATA[Is Sarah Palin smart enough to be president?]]> The truth is that when it comes to running the United States, you don't have to be much above average in terms of smarts. The genius of the Constitution is that it created a government that doesn't require a genius to run it.]]> <![CDATA[No water for fracking? No problem]]> One of the latest — and sillier — local whines against fracking is that it is a profligate consumer of water that takes 33,000 acre feet of the stuff permanently out of the state’s hydraulic cycle.]]> <![CDATA[Think globally, and fry locally]]> WHeh. According to a paper published in the latest issue of the journal Nature Climate Change, windmills can cause global warming.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder’s sad siblings]]>