Terror Alert! Teenager Arrested for Online Jihadi Romance

By: Tuesday July 8, 2014 8:54 am

The FBI arrested a Colorado teenager on suspicion of attempting to support al Qaeda and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The young woman was busted at the Denver International Airport as she attempted to board a plane for Frankfurt with an onward ticket to Turkey. Germany and Turkey are members of NATO, and allies of the United States. It is not a crime to fly there.

 

Comparing Denver’s ER Visits for 4/20 and Boston’s for St. Patrick’s Day

By: Monday April 21, 2014 2:45 pm

The people of Alaska will be voting on whether or not to legalize marijuana this November instead of this August like originally planned. The Alaska Division of Elections confirmed that the initiative has been moved to the November 4th general election.

Proof of a Pot Tourism Boost in Colorado

By: Friday April 11, 2014 11:29 am

Americans aren’t just voting for legalization at the ballot box but also with their vacation dollars. It will be interesting to see how this aspect plays into the politics in other states.

Late Night: The Cannabis Bowl

By: Monday January 20, 2014 8:00 pm

This football game will bring more attention to the fight against destructive Federal and lower government policies than any event yet. It wasn’t planned. We’ll see soon where the MSM takes this.

Don’t Take Your Legal Pot to Denver Airport

By: Tuesday December 31, 2013 1:01 pm

Starting tomorrow you will be able to buy legal recreational marijuana at several stores in Denver, Colorado — but don’t try to bring it to the Denver airport. Officials have decided to ban marijuana possession anywhere on airport grounds.

Denver Creates Marijuana Website to Explain the New Rules

By: Friday December 27, 2013 8:14 am

With the first legal recreational marijuana set to be sold January 1st, the city of Denver has launched a new marijuana website to explain their new marijuana laws to residents, businesses, and tourists alike.

Sunday Train: ‘the successful communities are going to be the ones who get rail.’

By: Sunday December 1, 2013 6:40 pm

There is value to be tapped by enabling infill development. And in order to tap that value, more space efficient modes of transport are required than cars on streets.

Now, consider the zoning that is in place in most suburban areas: single use, single user per lot, mandatory set-asides to decrease density and force up value per house in new developments through artificial scarcity, and as a side-effect spilling over into increase property values in existing residences, and often severe height limits except when loosened by specific (and often expensive to obtain in terms of required political contributions) waivers. All of that, whether imposed by town or city zoning or by property owners association agreements, falls under state regulatory authority.

Now, suppose that the state specifies that for any dedicated common carrier transport corridor above a certain service quality ~ start and and service times, frequency, service waiting times & capacity ~ there are zoning easements around the dedicated stops of that service.

Anarchist Black Cross Sounds Alarm on Prisoner Healthcare

By: Tuesday October 29, 2013 7:14 pm

At a gathering of Anarchist Black Cross groups, prison support activists raised the alarm about mistreatment of America’s prisoners: a pattern of denial of necessary medical care and compassionate release amounts to state-sanctioned torture.

Denver Botanic Gardens “Blossoms of Light”

By: Saturday December 24, 2011 6:54 pm

Thursday we had a bunch of snow here in Denver. It stopped snowing about 4:00 in the afternoon and there was about 9 inches at my house!

Jennifer and Dave (OMB here at FDL) are visiting for the holidays and they along with Mr. B decided to go over and check out the annual “Blossom of Lights” at the Denver Botanic Gardens.

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