<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - In Case You Missed It]]> <![CDATA[This boy needs a spanking]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> COLORADO 12TH IN THE NATION FOR INCREASING STUDENT DEBT TWITTER BUYS GNIP BOULDER CRACKS CODE FOR HUMOR, BUT NOT TOP 50 ROBOTS GO TO WORK ON FLOOD]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Visit lovely NoColor!]]> First of all, North Colorado, or, as we’ll subsequently refer to it, NoColor, should tout its extremely low property values, which continue to fall thanks to all of the oil and gas wells in residents’ backyards. But hey, industrial operations should feel right at home.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> Pot made national headlines — again — in the past week. This time it was remarks by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper that grabbed much of the attention. Ol’ Hick stood up to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Christie’s opinion that our beautiful state’s fledgling marijuana industry isn’t the kind of “quality of life” that he’d wish for in Jersey.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | More fracking lawsuits?]]> It’s a sad day for fans of the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center (RMPJC) and its “Rockin’ Betty’s Thrift Store.”]]> <![CDATA[The politics of racial cynicism]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Spies, lies and GPS]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | Saying yes to GMOs]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Why the sudden crisis of conscience?]]> It was almost amusing to see Boulder City Council members suddenly get up tight about appointing former councilmember Crystal Gray to the city Planning Board.]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it: Ban bigots]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | City website under the knife, finally]]> As a wise person once said, “Content is king.” What we’re more interested in is whether you can easily find public records you are looking for.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Obama gets Osama]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Fracking unrest]]> Our favorite moment from the tumultuous Dec. 4 Boulder County commissioners hearing on oil and gas regulations wasn’t the heckling of an Encana official as she left the meeting.]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | Not safe to get sick... yet]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it l ACADEMIC B.S.?]]> On the same day we found out that fired professor Ward Churchill had his appeal heard by the state Supreme Court, we learned that a Republican regent candidate committed academic misconduct that was at least as bad as anything old Ward ever did, if not moreso.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Smoke him if you got him]]> While we have absolutely no opinion on whether marijuana should be legalized in Colorado (OK, so maybe we do, stay tuned for next week’s Vote Guide with our endorsements), we have to agree with the Amendment 64 campaign on at least one front.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | The Wizard of Norquist]]> What used to be a pledge of allegiance to the United States has in more recent times become a pledge of allegiance by Republican politicians to just one dorky-looking guy named Grover Norquist and his infamous “no new taxes” platform.]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | It's about fricking time]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | Get off the couch]]> Elise Jones and Garry Sanfaçon are facing off in the Dem primary for the District 1 seat being vacated by Will Toor. Yes, they are both opposed to fracking and GMOs, but they disagree on how aggressive the county’s approach should be in targeting them.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | More fracking nonsense]]> Wow. Just when you thought that the "oversight" provided by the state agency charged with policing the oil and gas industry couldn’t get any more lax, along comes this gem.]]>