<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Danish Plan]]> <![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[The flood of the century? Not exactly]]> In Boulder, they say it was a 100-year flood. Uh, not exactly.]]> <![CDATA[No blood for oil? Thank a fracking oilman.]]> <![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.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder needs a municipal oil company]]> <![CDATA[America needs more secret meetings]]> <![CDATA[Pot at the tea party]]> <![CDATA[Hamas does not give shelter]]> <![CDATA[Repeal the Second Amendment? How about the First?]]> <![CDATA[What to do about the mosque near Ground Zero]]> <![CDATA[Ban GMOs? First show us the victims]]> <![CDATA[Stopping massacres: What won't work and what will]]> What can be done to keep whackos like Jared Loughner from trying to assassinate congressmen, senators and presidents? It’s easier to say what won’t work.]]> <![CDATA[Ten years after 9/11]]> Since 9/11, we have liquidated the Since 9/11, we have liquidated the Taliban regime in Afghanistan and the Ba’athist regime in Iraq; shot bin Laden and thousands of his excitable boys; dragged Saddam out of a hole and enabled his hanging; stood up a working, if not exactly flourishing, democracy in Iraq; foiled dozens of terror plots and prevented another terror attack of 9/11 proportions from taking place in the American homeland...]]> <![CDATA[The ‘Soldier of Fortune’ memoirs]]> <![CDATA[Last message from Myachka]]> <![CDATA[Obama, Putin and pigeon chess]]> <![CDATA[Politics, like rust, never sleeps]]> <![CDATA[Dad’s insecticides and Proposition 105]]> <![CDATA[Copenhagen was a success -- for the Chinese]]>