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Jerry Fabyanic

  • 2019

    Column the Last

    It’s been one hell of a party. – Augustus McRae’s final words in Larry McMurtry’s “Lonesome Dove” Augustus is the archetypal adventurer. Carefree, yet noble, responsible, loyal, and trustworthy. Still, even…

  • 2019

    Support Prop CC

    Two traditions in the American experience can be traced to our origins: Mistrust of government and dislike of taxes. Both should be seen in context. After their experiences with King George…

  • 2019

    Educating for an uncertain future

    Do you know what the toughest job is? The pay is low if not non-existent. You’re always under pressure. You don’t call your own shots, at least until you’re vested after…

  • 2019

    Clear Creek School District & the CCCEA

    Somebody has to take responsibility for being a leader. – Toni Morrison Since Aristotle, who founded the Lyceum, a public school in that everyone was welcome, nothing has changed in the…

  • 2019

    Offending sensibilities

    Warning: The following contains adult language, which was bleeped out in the print edition. It might cause you to gasp, clutch your pearls, and go into a twitter, so continue at…

  • 2019

    Time to get a grip

    Those of an age remember the days of “duck and cover.” Incoming Russian missiles were imminent. Their missiles in Cuba confirmed it. We kiddos practiced self-defense by hiding under our classroom…

  • 2019

    Breaking Bread II

    A good perspective to keep in mind when someone is jabbing his/her finger and hurling invectives at you is that it’s not about you, but the hurler. Like baseball pitchers that…

  • 2019

    Breaking bread

    As I was doing a run through Georgetown, I noticed a woman staring at me as I circled the roundabout. When I looked back inquisitively, she asked, “You crazy?” I was…

  • 2019

    Bennet & Hick in 2020

    This is a heady time. Future historians might look back at this period as a time of seminal shift in Colorado’s political trajectory. We recently elected Jared Polis, a Jew and…

  • 2019

    The immigration gene in the American DNA

    Since he regally descended the escalator to announce his candidacy, immigration has been Donald Trump’s signature issue, propelling him to the presidency. In the time since, he has fomented anger and…

  • 2019

    Who gives a damn?

    A theme in my recent columns is about the need for Republicans of good character to speak out about what is happening in and to their party. It is disconcerting to…