“He had a way of poking through the pretenses that he saw from politicians and from others, but always in a very gentlemanly and friendly way,” — John Temple, former editor of the Rocky Mountain News on the passing of reporter and columnist Peter Blake.
The proposed lift-ticket tax was passed overwhelmingly by the town’s voters last November. But almost immediately the council decided the parking garage wasn’t a priority.
Propositions 107 and 108 on this year’s ballot could result in binding presidential primaries open to the unaffiliated…that’s why the national GOP is likely to explore various options, including superdelegates.
When Gary Johnson used the phrase “undocumented workers,” it triggered a strong reaction from Boyles, who considers it weaselly and born of political correctness. “Why can’t you use the word illegal instead of undocumented?” he asked.
Street hails are a relatively new development in Colorado. They’re still virtually unknown in the suburbs, and Denver City Council only legalized them in 2007, a year in advance of the Democratic National Convention here.
With all these worthy charities counting on additional tax money for their budgets, you’d be doing them a favor by smoking more, not less.
There would seem to be little need, especially in Aspen, for “free,” taxpayer-paid transit — there’s no question that the city-subsidized rides amount to socialism for the rich folks who populate Aspen.
There has been a healthy trend toward more competition in ground transportation in Colorado. The airport would be taking a step backward by trying to re-establish a monopoly or near-monopoly.
The Aurora Water Department, squirreled away on the 3rd floor of its city hall, can only envy the empire building of its larger neighbor.
This year, the single-subject rule kept off the ballot a reasonable attempt to change the way Colorado draws congressional and legislative district maps after each decennial census.