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Letters | Oil wells vs. subdivisions
Correction: A June 21 story, “Heating up alternative energy,” should have said that to qualify for the new Elevations Credit Union loan program, buildings must have achieved a 15 percent energy “saving,” not “rating.
Page 5 - no comments - 179 views Food manipulators trying to deceive voters
That’s different, say the corporate profiteers behind the startling number of our food products that now contain genetically engineered organisms, altering the DNA make-up of everything from corn to pigs.
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When Fox News commentator Liz Trotta addressed the topic of sexual assault in the military this past February, telling her audience that women who serve should “expect” to get raped, she seemed barely able to conceal her contempt for U.S. servicewomen — at least those who are speaking out against sexual violence.
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—U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan, explaining his move to temporarily block enforcement of a Mississippi law that might shut down the state’s only abortion clinic.
Page 6 - no comments - 147 views THE CHANGING FACE OF PATRIOTISM
Hopefully, most of us acknowledge that we owe a great debt to our veterans because of the freedoms we enjoy, freedoms that they have fought and died to protect.
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His next memory from that day is of being on the dirt, his back pushed against a small pine tree. He says it was like watching himself from a few feet away. He could see his shaking hand as it held the pistol pointing directly at his forehead, thumb on the trigger.
Page 12 - no comments - 195 views A war of arms, legs and minds
With no military draft and a volunteer army fighting our battles, media that provides constant distractions from such things as the war, and a price tag for conflict that has yet to be fully assessed, a lack of awareness regarding the true costs of war has set in.
Page 14 - no comments - 213 views Rethinking the draft
The drawing determined the draft order that would begin the following year making all eligible men between the ages 18 and 26 potential draftees for the Vietnam War. Sept. 14 was the first date drawn, and it continued until each birth date was assigned a lottery number.
Page 16 - no comments - 216 views Enlisting the sun
Of all the countries in the world, the United States consumes the most energy. Within the U.S., it is the Department of Defense (DOD), encompassing the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force, that consumes the most energy, according to the DOD. In 2010, the DOD’s energy costs totaled more than $4 billion.
Page 19 - no comments - 192 views When the system fails
Rape of service members is one of the military’s most damning problems. The sexual assault issue isn’t new, but it’s persistent: It seems that once or twice a decade a major military sexual assault scandal spills its way into headlines.
Page 20 - no comments - 217 views Cheese in threes
“Obviously, we try to do no repeats over the whole weekend, each show will be a unique experience. And, certain circumstances, we’ll be doing, ah, like acoustic sets for example. The first festival will be Electric Forest [Rothbury, Mich.], and we’ll be doing an acoustic set there.
Page 23 - no comments - 228 views Don’t call it ‘brostep’
“People have been going pretty crazy, and it’s a good, kind of different version of my show. The crowds have been fantastic and the feedback has been really good, and it’s been a fun thing for me to do, as opposed to just playing nightclubs or festivals.
Page 24 - no comments - 218 views Words | Week of July 5, 2012
Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism —.
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If the shocks in his prosthetic arm would reload faster, Marc Dervaes could spend all his evenings doing one-armed pushups. After losing his right arm just above the elbow in combat, Dervaes had a replacement prosthetic built with a set of shocks like those on a mountain bike.
Page 33 - no comments - 403 views Reel to reel | Week of July 5, 2012
Peter Parker gets a new look (and an origin story) in this Marvel remake of everyone’s favorite web slinger. Unlike Toby Maguire’s emo-esque rendition of the wall-crawler, actor Andrew Garfield’s portayal hopes to bring Spidey back to his roots with more wit and fewer tears.
Page 39 - no comments - 152 views Not your average bear
The story starts deceptively idyllic, with young John Bennett (played as a boy by Brett Manley, then as a man by the always likable Mark Wahlberg), a social outcast, on his street. No friends, no siblings, so when his parents buy him a big stuffed bear for Christmas, his most fervent wish is that it come to life and be his best friend forever.
Page 40 - no comments - 214 views Taking a bite on the wild side
If you don’t mind taking a trip down U.S. 36, Denver has its share of bizarre cuisine. Given the huge selection of game meat at famous restaurants like the Buckhorn Exchange, which offers rattlesnake and ostrich, many Coloradans may be used to these selections by now.
Page 43 - no comments - 179 views An alternative to the Indian buffet
By now, some of you may have surmised that my Indian dining beverage of choice is a mango lassi, and this venue’s $2.50 version nicely juggled the tastes of tart yogurt and mellow tropical fruit. It wasn’t too sweet, either, and to its credit, its texture wasn’t too thick — after all, this isn’t a Shamrock shake.
Page 45 - no comments - 160 views Tidbites | A hare beyond Pearl
Located just off the Pearl Street Mall at 1970 13th St., the intimate industrial space has been transformed into a farmhouse kitchen and pub modeled in part with European style. The cuisine is inspired by local farms and ranches, including the chef’s own farm in Longmont.
Page 46 - no comments - 157 views Appetizers
cooked in Stella Artois beer; toothsome arrachera, a take on carne asada; and the hefty chorizo gordita..
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Astrology | Week of July 5, 2012
the family values crowd in Texas, which thinks it’s wrong to teach adolescents about birth control even though this has led to a high rate of teen pregnancies.
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