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‘Shut down the virus’

Last Friday, Joe Biden stated that he is “going to shut down the virus.” Good luck. If he succeeds, he’ll be in the company of only one other country: China. Has...

Rethinking ‘more speech’

Facebook’s decision this week to ban speech that denies or distorts the Holocaust is an important one. Although I am a strong supporter of the Bill of Rights, which...

Homeless carousel

Among the many propositions that will appear on your November ballot is a question about funding for the homeless. Referred Question 2B asks voters to approve a .25%...

George Soros

In 2020, everything is heightened. Ruth Bader Ginsburg cannot be an inspirational, pivotal figure worthy of deep respect, she must be vaunted into sainthood. Conversely,...

Coming back to shul

It had been six months — practically to the day — since I had last stepped in synagogue. When I returned for in-person service on Rosh Hashanah it felt like an...

The Trump Doctrine

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5781 SECTION A PAGE 2 For my graduate degree I studied international relations, and one term that often comes up in that field is “doctrine.”...

Law and order

Law and order is rapidly developing as an issue in the upcoming election. Cities across the US are on literal fire, and some have been that way for months. Take...

Bread and circuses

I was deeply disturbed when back in October the NBA came out in favor of the totalitarian Chinese Communist Party. To refresh your memory, as so much has happened since...

Booms and busts

What brought you to Colorado? The pandemic has meant no far-flung vacations. Instead, I’ve explored different parts of the state and encountered pioneer stories. One...

Deep changes

There’s a great scene toward the end of the 2012 Saudi Arabian film “Wadjda.” The film tells the story of a young girl, Wadjda, who dreams of buying a green...