I’m Already Against the Next War

Originally appeared in the Fort Collins Forum December 2006 Eric Fried First, a mea culpa. In cheerleading for SoPro last time, I inadvertently annexed a half mile up Lemay. Obviously, Poudre Valley Hospital has always been north of Prospect… Now, if you think THAT was a bit off, consider this: hopelessly stuck in the middle … [Read more…]

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…]