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Abortion post gets more comments

Two weeks ago I posted my take on the new abortion law in Texas. A new commenter — Annsley Smoak — appeared there yesterday and launched into a religion-based assault […]

While seeking Women’s March info

You never know where you’ll end up or what you’ll learn when you start browsing the internet. This morning, looking for information about the October 2 Women’s March in Denver, […]

Women plan to march October 2

Galvanized by the passage of the highly restrictive new anti-abortion law in Texas, a nationwide women’s march is being planned for October 2, two days before the Supreme Court reconvenes. […]

Abominable abortion law in Texas

The latest anti-abortion law in Texas is nothing less than an abomination. Not only does it ban abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat — approximately six weeks into […]

Where there’s smoke

This gif of wildfire smoke spreading across the US appeared in the New York Times yesterday. Certainly we’ve had more than our share of it in Denver this month, and […]

It’s a start

In Greeley, Colo., this month, two police officers reported a third officer to their supervisors, accusing him of using excessive force. That officer was removed from patrol duty and a […]

The insanity continues

Update, June 23: Police identified the slain good Samaritan as John Hurley, 40, of Golden, Colo. Hurley was in a local store when he heard shots, drew his own weapon, […]

Will justice for one become justice for all?

Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Yesterday in Minneapolis a jury found ex-police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts. Guilty of murdering George Floyd. I admit I did not watch the trial. Nor […]

I know a wingnut when I see one

In case you missed it, Marjorie Taylor Greene is the newly elected Republican congresswoman from Georgia. She follows QAnon and, among other things, believes the forest fires in California were […]

Justice Kavanaugh lives down to expectations

Who can forget his confirmation hearings: Kavanaugh ‘belligerent and aggressive’ when drunk … or sober. And this week, he proffered his not-so-carefully-researched official Supreme Court opinion on counting election ballots: […]