Call me a curmudgeon. Call me a crank. But I know some of you agree that our current celebrations are neither compassionate nor kind, making them not much to celebrate at all. We are the “no thanks on the fireworks” crowd, the ones who worry about humans who suffer from PTSD — particularly when we […]
As I write this, there have been 11 mass shootings over the extended holiday weekend. That can’t be what we mean by American exceptionalism.
Many people in the podcast world are pinning hopes on Special Counsel Jack Smith’s prosecution of Donald Trump
Independence Day reminds us that Americans have always had divisions and always persevered.
With endless reasons not to use them, what will it take for all Coloradans to ditch fireworks displays once and for all?
The short answer is: don’t. But if you do, here are some expert tips to minimize your impact and risk.
Cartoonist Drew Litton notes that maybe it’s time to give pups — and all the other folks adversely affected by fireworks — a break from cruelty on the nation’s birthday.
For dozens of Colorado cities, honoring America’s 246th birthday means celebrating with a bang. But given the state’s increased fire risk, declining air and water quality and mental health concerns, should taxpayers really keep footing the bill for risky fireworks? At least eight Colorado cities have determined the risk is too high and have already […]
It’s Independence Day, a celebration of the declaration that inspired a scrappy people to rise in opposition to their colonial oppressors and establish a great nation. On this, there is little controversy. Beautifully written and lofty in its ideals, the Declaration of Independence not only establishes that “all men are created equal,” but beseeches people […]
More cartoons from The Colorado Sun.