If we keep destroying history, at some point, will there be any history left?

When things weigh on your mind, may as well write about them. First is a debate over whether some people want to destroy a mural cycle in a school in San Francisco because of some of the strong imagery. The proposal is to paint over them.  Second, is the odd discovery earlier this year that …

It’s a sorry world when scammers try to make money in the name of a good law

The cover story in this week’s Westword is not just a good read, it’s also a cautionary tale. A man from Florida hired an attorney in Colorado to sue a restaurant in Bailey, claiming that he had encountered multiple violations under the ground-breaking Americans With Disabilities Act. But, was he actually there? Could they even find …