I’m 90 percent sure people are 100 percent fed up — or is it the other way around?

Lies, damned lies and statistics. We’ve all heard the phrase. Because it’s what we’re being governed by today in one form or another. And the abuse of statistics rears its ugly head under the guise of such words as “study,” “model” or “mostly peaceful.” How are statistics abused? Let’s take these one by one. How […]

The Variance Protection Program? I’d give it zero stars

You mean you haven’t heard about the Variance Protection Program (VPP)? Neither had I until the last edition of the Business Times. According to an advertising campaign, the collaborators of the program — Mesa County Public Health (MCPH), the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce and the local, five-day-a-week daily newspaper — say it’s designed […]

Yes, I’m calling for an “open” revolution

No, not like the ones you see in Portland, Seattle, Minneapolis and other major United States cities. Besides, those revolutions aren’t really open, they’re becoming more and more closed by the day. What else would you call orders for police to stand down, instructions for citizens to just give the violent rioters what they want […]

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