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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...

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...