Air War on Longmont

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I’d like Longmont Airport to be the good neighbor it once was in our community, and that it could be once again. All it takes is enforcement of reasonable controls on the number of noisy Mile-Hi Skydiving flights.

Governor vetoes public-private partnerships

Harry Hempy
Green Candidate for Governor for the People of Colorado

John Hickenlooper likes “P” words. His April 22 fund raising letter asked voters to guess his pick from the words politics, prestige, partisanship, and partnership. Hickenlooper picked partnership. I thought he would pick privatization.

NRA Cynicism Leads to Murders

Gun guns and more guns

Fear and slick TV commercials are the driving forces in today’s culture. Despite years of statistical evidence that a gun in the home is far more dangerous to the family than any intruder, the NRA continues to preach the lie that we are all threatened.

Jones, Singer and Foote Townhall Longmont Jan. 30, 2014

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Three Democratic legislators held a townhall in Longmont at Front Range Community College on January 30, 2014. Residents turned out to ask questions about higher education support, family issues and the ALEC-controlled Highway 36 contract. Lots of great discussion. Mike Foote, John Singer and Matt Jones took turns responding to questions and discussing legislative issues.

Need vs Greed

In Greed We Trust

The fast-food execs are screaming that a wage increase would mark the end. It’s long overdue and everyone knows it.

In The Days Before – Part 3

Mary Pitt at age 14

We continued, the two of us, living in the house with the five-star flag in the window and endured the rigors of living, not only in extreme poverty but with the added challenges of the war-time restrictions of food and ordinary daily needs.