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GOP should have tossed Trump into ‘basket of deplorables’ months ago

GOP should have tossed Trump into ‘basket of deplorables’ months ago

Following the revelation by the Washington Post on Friday that Republican Donald Trump is exactly who we thought he was — a sexist, philandering scumbag — GOP leaders are finally…

Growing Colorado Hispanic population spurs growth in consumer spending

Growing Colorado Hispanic population spurs growth in consumer spending

September 15 marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to our country – past and present.…

Federal interest rates: What’s next for The Fed?

Federal interest rates: What’s next for The Fed?

During its September meeting, the Federal Reserve decided against raising interest rates – as many had expected. The Fed cited that, while the case for an increase had strengthened, it…

Millennial voters must not elect climate-denier Trump by backing Green Party’s Stein

Millennial voters must not elect climate-denier Trump by backing Green Party’s Stein

So if you’re a millennial voter either deadest against or on the fence about voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton for president, you probably won’t read this because it’s being posted…

Brandon Marshall deserves praise, not punishment, for social-justice protest

Brandon Marshall deserves praise, not punishment, for social-justice protest

Instead of burning Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall’s jersey and vilifying him for his ongoing national anthem protest in the name of social justice, I think it’s time we start…

Visionary affordable housing solutions may be too little, too late to save Vail

Visionary affordable housing solutions may be too little, too late to save Vail

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post calling for true vision in dealing with parking, housing and transportation problems in Vail. The piece was well-read and elicited a…

Kaepernick, Marshall engage in ultimate form of patriotism: Questioning authority

Kaepernick, Marshall engage in ultimate form of patriotism: Questioning authority

So summer is unofficially over in the high country and there’s even some snow in the forecast for this week. That means we’re only two months away from the end…

On Labor Day, Trump all over the map on immigrant workers, minimum wage, fracking

On Labor Day, Trump all over the map on immigrant workers, minimum wage, fracking

This Labor Day there’s a lot of talk about protecting the American worker from cheap immigrant labor (both legal and illegal) and raising wages to keep up with the pace…

Vail has a car problem, not a parking problem

Vail has a car problem, not a parking problem

As I read the news Thursday of the return of the ski train between Denver and Winter Park, it got me to thinking about our parking problem here in Vail.…

Whistler pick-up a good one for Vail despite coastal conditions

Whistler pick-up a good one for Vail despite coastal conditions

Whistler-Blackcomb and I have a long history dating back to the early 1990s when I traveled up there and interviewed a bunch of locals at Garfinkel’s (yes, the iconic Vail…