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Snapshot

Combustion

As June 6 approaches, much focus is naturally on the invasion of Normandy and the American contribution to the end of WW II. At this time of year, though, my mind turns...

Invasion of privacy?

If someone erases a passage in her diary, is it correct to reproduce it long after she is dead? This moral quandary was barely mentioned in any of the celebratory...

Persecution of Christians

As anyone with an email address knows, sometimes you get on lists without having any idea how. Often these emails are irritating, but I have found that they can also be...

Endangered species

It’s no surprise that when I saw the headline “The great tragedy of churches gone condo” in a recent Denver Post, I assumed the op-ed was about the Mile High City....

Righteous Gentiles

I was heartened to read that the Swiss government is formally honoring Carl Lutz, its vice consul in Budapest at the end of the Holocaust. Lutz set up safe houses across...

Pure guts, all glory

It was glorious. For almost exactly three weeks to the day, Colorado reveled in playoff fever. It began the night Passover ended, when, by the skin of their teeth, the...

The anti-Semitism test

What’s going on in the British Labour Party is deeply disturbing. I lived in Britain for many years and feel a strong affinity to the country. It’s still my fantasy...

Right call?

Sometimes my decision not to join Facebook personally is vindicated. For example, when it’s revealed that tens of millions of Facebook users’ data was shared with an...

Wrong call

Before you call me naïve for thinking that City Council would do the right thing and investigate Mayor Michael Hancock, let me explain. Over the past weeks I was in...

Quandary

The question I posed in my Feb. 23 “Snapshot” — whether the work of an artist can be assessed or appreciated without consideration of the artist as a person — is...