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Benefit of the doubt

Upon visiting Mount Rushmore in 1936, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said: “I think that we can perhaps meditate a little on those Americans 10,000 years from...

Casualties

Massacre or battle? It depends who’s telling the story. While in South Dakota last week, I visited a history exhibition at Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge...

Kneeling

It looks like we’re in for another NFL season surrounded by the “kneeling” controversy. The NFL thought it had devised a solution: players who want to stand for...

Public pay, private profit

Disclaimer: I am not on Denver’s City Council, nor am I fluent in its budget proceedings. Over the years, I have traveled through many international airports, most of...

Corporate histories

Corporate history is a strange thing. I first discovered this when I visited the BMW museum in Munich. The exhibition included a curving staircase along which were...

The Patriots

Independence Day may have come and gone, but there’s still time for favorite summer traditions, one of which is the beach read. Although lighter fare is usually the...

Curse of Zion?

If the sport world was waiting for another great curse, another good one may have come along. Strange coincidence: On June 20, I read an article about how most of the...

Sewers

When I drive, I’m all about the “traffic sewers.” Wonder what those are? It’s a term I picked up from Jonathan Fertig, a cycling advocate on Twitter, who defines...

Multi-tasking

They say that men are not great multi-taskers. I have experienced this firsthand in various jobs, although a friend just told me that whether this is innate or learned...

Bill of Rights

I am not a gun person. I’ve never handled a gun, nor do I want to. But when I see calls for the repeal of the Second Amendment I am very concerned. A detail often lost...