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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: BruceMcF 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.
|By: Kit OConnell 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.
|By: Gregg Levine Friday September 7, 2012 4:00 pm|
Obama, a consummate politician, made the decision that for his second shot at casting for the future, nuclear power is political deadweight.
|By: Kelly Canfield 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.
|By: David Dayen Friday October 14, 2011 11:30 am|
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to claim that an attraction bringing hundreds if not thousands of curiosity-seekers down to Lower Manhattan is hurting the economy. But he also claimed the existence of threats against the owners of the private park, Brookfield Properties, accounting for the stand-down early this morning against the Occupy Wall Street protesters.
|By: Peterr Saturday July 23, 2011 10:00 am|
This past week, Pope Benedict XVI named Denver Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to succeed Cardinal Justin Rigali as head of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. While this is an in-house decision of the Roman Catholic church, it will have major implications far beyond Philly, and reaches deeply into the broader political discussions in the US and beyond. Chaput is a leading conservative voice on church and state, and a strong defender of the church in general, and he’s stepping into the biggest church vs. state battle going on right now outside of Ireland.
Naming Chaput to head up the Philadelphia Archdiocese put one of Benedict’s most articulate and powerful voices front and center in those battles, and also changes the secular political calculus for 2012 in Pennsylvania and beyond.