<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Danish Plan]]> <![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[Why the latest climate report will be ignored]]> <![CDATA[The flood of the century? Not exactly]]> In Boulder, they say it was a 100-year flood. Uh, not exactly.]]> <![CDATA[Ban fracking? Why stop there?]]> <![CDATA[Pot legalization day in Colorado more orderly than Black Friday]]> <![CDATA[Have we accidentally prevented another ice age?]]> <![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[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[Open letter to the members of the 112th Congress]]> For the past 38 years we've been telling you we want to be free of foreign oil and the international cartel that produces most of it and fixes its price. And for the past 38 years you've been saying you were going to do something about it. And for the past 38 years American oil imports have been going up, and OPEC has done pretty much as it's pleased.]]> <![CDATA[Total elapsed time: 80 seconds]]> <![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[Climate science — and why the world won't listen]]> <![CDATA[The eagle has landed — with extreme prejudice]]> <![CDATA[How to increase Colorado’s water supply]]> <![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[Want to bring back the draft? Here's how.]]> <![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[Crying over spilled oil]]> <![CDATA[Politics, like rust, never sleeps]]>