<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - In Case You Missed It]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | Support the homeless! (Just not here)]]> The Boulder Homeless Shelter’s Housing First program taps into federal dollars to provide housing to the chronically homeless. The idea is that by getting transients off the street, you give them the stability they need to drag themselves out of their ruts and better their lives. In theory, it’s an easy idea to support, but one of the problems officials run into is finding landlords who are willing to take tenants with such checkered pasts and unstable futures.]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | Chick-Fil-A vs. Cheney and The Muppets]]> By now everyone knows that Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy is not a supporter of gay marriage. But what hasn’t been reported is the fact that Cathy’s antigay remarks may well spell the end of the GOP as we know it.]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | A $50K reminder of how far we haven’t come]]> We may have elected our first black president, but it wasn’t very long ago that we were committing unspeakable acts of racism. Just this week, a state-appointed task force in North Carolina recommended that every living person who was sterilized against their will as part of the state-run eugenics program should be financially compensated for their pain and suffering. As a matter of perspective, this program was not terminated until 1977, well into the Carter administration.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> If you’re an expert science journo, you just might appear on Fox News’ Fox & Friends to opine about all things futuristic, like Google’s robot cars, gene therapy and how we’ll all be traveling in spaceships one day. Just don’t bring up climate change. That’s what Michael Moyer, an editor for Scientific American, learned last week. Asked what tops his crystal-ball-gazing list beforehand, he told a show producer “climate change.” That’s apparently not a good subject in Foxland.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> Austin Stewart, an assistant professor at Iowa State University, has created a virtual reality universe for chickens called Second Livestock. Yes, that’s a play on the Second Life virtual reality game where people become oddball avatars and socialize and flit about.]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | Blame God]]> <![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 | Finally De-Bruced]]> Douglas Bruce in jail? Couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. Bruce is the infamous Colorado Springs anti-tax crusader who brought us the 1992 Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, or TABOR, which has been blamed for strangling the state’s budget for years — even inhibiting Colorado’s ability to rebound from the recession.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | The DEA is high on crack]]> <![CDATA[Pythons, boas and anacondas, oh my!]]> Five of the species -- Burmese pythons, boa constrictors, yellow anacondas and northern and southern African pythons -- were rated as being a high risk, primarily because they eat vulnerable native species, like, well, pretty much anything smaller than humans.]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | Affordable contraception for all]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Dare to DREAM]]> <![CDATA[Mrs. America better for America?]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | Boycott Dave]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | Here are some of the wonderful souls who have left us this past month:]]> At his funeral, wreaths from both the ruling government’s Minister of Industry and National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi were placed next to each other..]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, examined the genomes of 825 white American couples, finding fewer differences in DNA between married people than randomly-selected individuals.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Costly perceptions]]> We have to weigh in on what George Will said about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s unwillingness to release additional tax returns.]]> <![CDATA[Brigham pardoned]]> <![CDATA[Tweet goes terribly awry]]>