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Page 3 - no comments - 171 views Cleaning up the stench of Washington lobbyists
Sad to say, but lobbying is a huge, and hugely profitable industry. There are 535 members of Congress, one president and 23 cabinet officers in charge of our national government, but they are constantly swarmed by 12,000 registered Washington lobbyists! These hired guns hauled in $3.
Page 5 - no comments - 176 views Letters | Hypocrisy in Boulder
If Mr. D. is so enamored by fracking and modern petrochemical exploration, production and distribution processes, then why does he not move to take advantage of his swoon? Buy a farm where the mineral rights have been leased to Big Methane, move your family to Cushing, Okla.
Page 5 - no comments - 135 views Barack and the Choom Gang
According to a new Rasmussen poll of likely voters, 56 percent of those surveyed favor legalizing marijuana and regulating it like alcohol. That might turn into something of a problem for the current president of the United States, who according to a new biography was a serious stoner in his high school days.
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—Billionaire Elon Musk, in a Twitter message about one of the reactions he received after his company SpaceX successfully launched a supply ship to the International Space Station..
Page 6 - no comments - 192 views A test for ‘Make My Day’
This is what Timothy Justice and Doreen Orion experienced at about 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23. As someone whose home was invaded in the middle of the night, I can empathize with their fear when they realized the bump in the night was real. I’m certain they felt their lives were in danger.
Page 6 - no comments - 132 views 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.
Page 7 - no comments - 230 views Fracking lessons
There, I have now fulfilled the promise I made to Miss Ginny at some point during the third or fourth beer I was having at her bar a few weeks back. Miss Ginny is Ginny Warren, a Hurricane Katrina refugee who got blown all the way to Pavillion.
Page 11 - no comments - 221 views Sacred spine
According to historical accounts, like an archeological history of the property written by Peter Gleichman in 2004, the land belonged to the Arapaho and Cheyenne by treaty, and had been used by the Utes.
Page 19 - no comments - 196 views MUSIC ABOUNDS IN BOULDER, DESPITE LACK OF VANUES
The students may be out of town, but do they need to take live music with them? We all know that Boulder’s economy leans heavily on each year’s influx of new students and their parents’ money, but does the vitality of our arts depend on them as well?.
Page 23 - no comments - 184 views Bolder Boulder and beer bongs
Around 9:05 a.m. on Memorial Day, I stood with my feet a few inches behind the Bolder Boulder starting line, ready for my wave to begin its 10K quest on a sunny, clear morning.
Page 31 - no comments - 153 views Words | Week of May 31, 2012
Black Patriots & Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence —.
Page 34 - no comments - 170 views Reel to reel | Week of May 31, 2012
A group of British retirees (Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith) decide to “outsource” their retirement to less expensive and seemingly exotic India. Enticed by advertisements for the newly restored Marigold Hotel and bolstered with visions of a life of leisure, they arrive to find the place a shell of its former self.
Page 42 - no comments - 151 views The future is all down
Alex Willie might just be the best bike racer you’ve never heard of. He’s fast, damn fast, and he’s headed for the big time, with sponsorships from some of the best brands in cycling, including Intense Cycles, Fox Racing, MRP, Troy Lee Designs and Schwalbe Tires.
Page 45 - no comments - 194 views Watching (local) sausage being made
When you get the family and friends together this summer to char up brats or make a pot of homemade spaghetti sauce with Italian sausage, there’s a good chance some of those links will have come from a local maker with ties to the area stretching back half a century.
Page 51 - no comments - 192 views Tidbites l A table outside
The specialty shop that opened last year on Pearl Street is offering its take on the outdoor social meal, offering three separate choices for diners on the go. “The Stolen Hour” is perfect for those looking to escape during lunch hour, and includes cheeses, salamis, crackers, fig jam and a chocolate bar.
Page 51 - no comments - 181 views Stars from the ’50s
Fifties-stylediners remain popular, although most patrons of these retro eateries are probably too young to have set foot in the real McCoy. If you’re like me, your initial exposure to this iconic American eatery might have been through nostalgic TV shows, like Happy Days.
Page 52 - no comments - 188 views Udon Kaisha
191 W. South Boulder Road, Lafayette 303-665-1713.
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Astrology | Week of May 31, 2012
There are hundreds of thousands of species that science still has no knowledge of, and quite a few of them are near you. A similar principle currently holds true for your life in general. It will be close to home that you are most likely to connect with fascinating exotica, unknown influences, and far-out adventures.
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