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Grade: 80 out of 100

I finally saw Sam Mendes’ epic WW I movie, “1917.” The storytelling was masterful and intimate. This harrowing movie had me sitting at the edge of my seat, my...

China infects itself and threatens to infect the world, needlessly

Dec. 30: Dr. Li Wenliang reported the virus. He was punished for ‘illegal activity.’ Jan. 8: He caught the virus. Feb. 7: He died. The precise origin point of a...

Forgotten cruelty

Syria? Remember, Syria? The locale of a civil war brutally put down by the country’s dictator, Bashar al-Assad? Well, the civil war is not over. Neither is the...

Trolls

Donald Trump may be the ultimate Twitter troll, but Gov. Jared Polis is giving the president a run for his money. On the Sunday, two days after Mayor Hancock vetoed a...

The chamber of the UN Human Rights Council (Wikimedia)

The anatomy of a blacklist

If there were an ounce of doubt that the UN is fundamentally anti-Israel, the publication yesterday of a blacklist of 112 mostly Israeli companies erased it. We say this...

Caregivers

The job description might read something like this: “Looking for someone 24/7 with the patience of a saint, the wisdom of the Dali Lama, the goodness of Mother Teresa...

Separation anxiety, for calves, from ice cream

I never really formally sat down to watch the Oscar awards before. Years ago, one of my roommates hosted an Oscars viewing party and I saw parts of it as I came in and...

Surprise boost for the electoral college

It’s not just the merits of the case. It’s the technology. The voting debacle brought to Iowa by the Democratic National Committee and the Iowa Democratic Party is...

Ardie Wandel, 1942-2020

Whose name — other than Mom’s and Dad’s — has been in more Denver-area Bar and Bat Mitzvah speeches than any other? Hands down: Ardie Wandel. Boys and girls and...

Socialism, Bernie-style

Not that it’s anything new, but socialism is said to be just great — for the other guy. It is the “people” whom the socialists want to help, provided, of course,...