<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Danish Plan]]> <![CDATA[Reducing the budget]]> <![CDATA[Ban GMOs? First show us the victims]]> <![CDATA[Big day in American history]]> <![CDATA[The wrong marijuana message]]> The folks opposed to Amendment 64, which would legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol, are claiming (once again) that marijuana should be kept illegal “in order to protect our kids.”]]> <![CDATA[Another horror story from the Weld County oil patch]]> <![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[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[Hamas does not give shelter]]> <![CDATA[The heart of the city — what’s to be done?]]> According to a story in the Sunday edition of Brand X paper, Boulder planners are looking for ideas about how to further develop Boulder’s “civic heart” — by which they mean the area bounded by Ninth and 17th Streets on the west and east, and Arapahoe and Canyon on the south and north, with Boulder Creek running through it.]]> <![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[Copenhagen was a success -- for the Chinese]]> <![CDATA[If you don’t like fracking, hope you like global warming]]> <![CDATA[Climate science — and why the world won't listen]]> <![CDATA[Obama learns to love fracking]]> <![CDATA[The drug war turns 40]]> I was just kicking back with my second piece of Alice B. Toklas fudge when there was a knock on the door. It was Richard Nixon. “I thought you were in Purgatory,” I said. “Bill Safire used to say you were there for sticking the country with wage and price controls in 1971.” “I’m out on a pass,” he said. “Tomorrow [ June 17] is the 39th anniversary of the Watergate burglary, and we’re having a reunion.”]]> <![CDATA[The Galileo affair and settled science]]> <![CDATA[Think globally, mine locally]]> <![CDATA[Think globally and frack locally]]> <![CDATA[Dad’s insecticides and Proposition 105]]> <![CDATA[Fracking out of a recession]]> Let’s begin with a short quiz. What two things do the following nine states have in common: Colorado, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Ohio, Louisiana, Texas, Montana, Oklahoma and North Dakota?]]>