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Some good advice for Sean Paige

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

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We’ve all gotten good advice in our lives, whether from parents, peers, or wise elders. Twenty years ago, as a rookie city council member, I got some from an experienced peer, Mary Lou Makepeace. After some hesitation, I took it – and it helped me make the slow transition from being noisy and ineffective to […]

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City Council, just shut up

Monday, May 17, 2010

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Our poor city! Here we are in the regional/national spotlight as a city without streetlights, a city that can’t water its parks, a city that doesn’t fill its potholes and a city governed by a quaint mix of religious fanatics and anti – tax zealots. This is a time for keeping our heads down, for […]

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Streetlights, parks, lib’ruls – no problem!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

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So what if those picky lib’ruls at CNN and ABC took advantage of our transitory problems to make us a national laughingstock?  So what if those jealous, overpaid big-city reporters at the Denver Post pointed out a few minor imperfections?  So what if those snarky, aggressive uber-lib’ruls at Colorado Pols made fun of us, speculating that our […]

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