Opinion

For now, Blue Book analysis of Prop DD is all wet

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Here we go again. Every election cycle we get to peruse the Legislative Council’s Blue Book, which is supposed to guide us in an...

‘Being There,’ the remake; starring Donald Trump

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You’re not crazy and it only feels like déjà vu. The truth is, that nagging feeling you’ve seen this show before isn’t wrong. You...

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

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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...

Boulder homeless issues

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The beauty of Boulder, nestled in the Foothills and dominated by the Flatirons, is a metro area gem that attracts a great number of...

‘Punk’ kids refreshing in a stale political season

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What’s up with these punks?” — Fox News host Gretchen Carlson asking about protesting Jeffco students...

The oil and gas war is over?

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“Today, with the signing of this bill, it is our hope that the oil and gas wars that have enveloped our state are over,...

Some nasty unintended consequences of Prop 112

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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...

The coming lithium wars: what we know

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We all know that we have only a mere 11 years to save the planet from the global warming apocalypse. We know this because...

ColoradoCare: You can handle the truth

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The current healthcare system has all the hallmarks of an abusive relationship. Well, it’s what we know. Maybe it’ll change. It would be hard...

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

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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...

Old and in the way at age 50

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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...

For establishment Dems, it’s Party before people and the planet

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Well, if you haven’t figured it out in recent weeks by reading this column, I’m really tired of politicians who just can’t seem to...