Top 10 Reasons I Love SoPro

Originally appeared in the Fort Collins Forum November 2006 Eric Fried I am a progressive who lives on the south side of town. To my liberal friends on the north side, I might as well be living in Tierra del Fuego. The very mention of the south side – the Republican end of town – … [Read more…]

And now for the rest of the story…

Originally appeared in the Fort Collins Forum October 2006 Eric Fried Last time we discussed ballot issues to raise the minimum wage, establish basic legal rights for same sex couples, constitutionally ban gay marriage and legalize up to one ounce of marijuana. The remaining ballot issues are also important, but not quite as sexy, so … [Read more…]

Big Ballot Looms in November

Originally appeared in the Fort Collins Forum September 2006 Eric Fried Colorado’s November 7 ballot just missed setting a new record for initiatives and referenda we voters need to sort through. Citizens placed seven measures on the ballot and the state legislature added seven more, two shy of the record 16 on the 1914 ballot. … [Read more…]