Danish Plan

Tales from Rocky Flats, and why it should stay off-limits

It’s not often that I find myself endorsing anything that the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center has its fingerprints on, but I agree...

Some nasty unintended consequences of Prop 112

Back in the early 1970s someone asked Colorado’s then-Senator Gordon Allott if he would favor moving the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons plant because it...

Old and in the way at age 50

Boulder geezers — and we’re talking about anyone over age 50 here — you’re through! Done! Fini! Kaput! Finito! Old and in the way! And not...

The anti-Electoral College compact may come with a nasty surprise

The Colorado legislature approved a bill on Feb. 21 to cast Colorado’s electoral votes for president for the candidate who gets the most popular...

Quarterbacking the gummy bear trick

Kevin Sabet, the creep who once described himself as “the quarterback” of the anti-marijuana legalization movement, is the kind of guy who gives a...

Russia’s war on GMOs

According to a story in the Des Moines Register and reports elsewhere, it seems that a lot of the world’s anti-GMO propaganda is being...

The rigged Rodale Institute deal

Shortly after the Boulder County Commissioners voted to ban GMO crops from Boulder County Open Space (in March 2016), it occurred to them that...

Big Organic behaving badly (much worse than Monsanto)

Bad news, anti-GMO-ers. It isn’t Big Ag and Monsanto that’s been ruining your dinner. It’s Big Organic Ag. You don’t have to take my word...

Some facts about GMO crops Jones and Gardner tried to hide

The County Commissioners’ March 17 decision to ban GMOs from Boulder County open space was rigged. Commissioners Elise Jones and Deb Gardner had their...

The Oroville Dam: A cautionary tale from 1969

Curt Gentry was no Nostradamus or Edgar Cayce, but he made a prediction in 1969 that would have done either of them proud —...

What the Russians were really up to

So did the Russians hack the election, and if so, why, and did Trump collude with them? Here’s what I think will come out of...

Why the anti-fracking initiatives failed

The anti-fracking petition drives did not fail for lack of institutional support from environmental organizations. According to the Denver Post, the petitioners were backed by...
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