Guest Columns

The debate over ‘birthright’ citizenship: Distracting voters from real issues

In his latest assault on our federal immigration policy in the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Trump proposed abolishing “birthright” citizenship, whereby children...

Issue 2G: Democracy in the 21st century, finally!

We urge City voters to vote yes on Ballot Question 2G, which reads, “Shall Sections 38, 45, and 56 of the City Charter be...

Ballot Battle to Protect Communities from Fracking

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave, you’ve probably been exposed to a bombardment of oil and gas industry propaganda about Proposition 112. You...

Our shared Boulder County dilemma: A response to Joel Dyer

I want to thank Joel Dyer for his Oct. 11, “My Willmeng Dilemma.” It’s written mainly about my candidacy for Boulder County Commissioner, but also...

Immigration — problems and possibilities

Americans realize that immigration is an important issue. The nation’s security, economic strength, demographics, global competitiveness and much more are all influenced by U.S....

Council acted in Boulder’s best interests

The Peoples League for Action Now (PLAN)-Boulder County supports City Council’s Aug. 22 decision to proceed with the CU South Campus flood mitigation scheme,...

I fought for our country. Now NFL players are kneeling for...

I’m a veteran of the U.S. Army. So it may come as a surprise that the day I read about NFL players kneeling during...

Sessions slams the door on immigrants desperate to escape domestic violence

Recently, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan sharply criticized the government for deporting two ACLU clients — a woman and her child who had fled...

Closing the education gap

A recent article in the Daily Camera, the biannual Trends Report published by the Community Foundation of Boulder County, and the 2013 report by the...

Gaza and the ‘Great March of Return’

This column is in response to a column by Paul Danish (“Gaza: The usual suspects the usual lies,” June 7, 2018). Before addressing the...

America was in the business of separating families long before Trump


Children are crying for their parents while being held in small cages. The attorney general tells us the Bible justifies what we see, and...

The alternatives to detaining immigrant families


With his hastily issued executive order on family separation last week, President Trump presented America with a false choice: If you don’t want me...
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