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The first desperate wail of a beleaguered reactionary nationalist: “Socialist! Communist!” Dave Chandler, July 2019 With acknowledgement to Samuel Johnson Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2019 at Dave Chandler
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Anthropogenic climate change is a fact ... global warming caused by human beings is real. The science demonstrates this incontrovertibly. And ... common sense makes this phenomenon apparent: In the course of just two hundred years we have burned up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2019 at Dave Chandler
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The most important thing you can do as an American is vote for candidates committed to international and national policies to deal forthrightly with global warming. Personal actions are admirable, but we are now at the point where we must... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2019 at Dave Chandler
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by Dave Chandler Arvada, Colorado Cover of the book 'Where Do Garbage Trucks Go?' by Benjamin Richmond There is an effort here in Arvada for a city government mandated trash collection service. Under this proposal the hauling away of your... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at Dave Chandler
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It is simple and straightforward. The era of the carbon fuels free lunch socio-economic experiment is drawing to a close -- there is no such thing as a free lunch -- now we have to pay. And we should boldly... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2019 at Dave Chandler
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Chandler’s Theorem of Individual Liberty The degree of individual liberty one is allowed to exercise is inverse to the density of human population in which that person resides. "The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2019 at Dave Chandler
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I've been a registered Unaffiliated, independent voter for most of the past quarter century. I am not ideological in my votes, I tend to be practical. I am not anti-government, but I retain what I think is a healthy skepticism... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2018 at Dave Chandler
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE • TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018 Citizens Sue Arvada City Hall on $30 Land Deal (Arvada, Colorado) Arvada City Hall got off on the wrong track when it railroaded through the $30 Land Deal last month and the grassroots group Arvada for All the People is going to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2018 at Protect Arvada Taxpayers
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The re-submitted plan for the $30 Land Deal project was approved by the Arvada city council by a vote of 6-to-1, Monday, March 19, 2018. Money and Power in Arvada, Colorado Grassroots Citizens are Put Back in Their Place Like a classic Greek tragedy, the ultimate outcome was evident to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at Protect Arvada Taxpayers
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Ever notice that when developers and/or government win -- it's final? But in the rare cases when grassroots residents, neighborhoods, and taxpayers earn a favorable outcome, the developer/government/special interest always immediately demand another chance! Download PDF - Railroad $30 Land Deal 2-13-18 * * * Arvada Land Development Code 3.1.17.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2018 at Protect Arvada Taxpayers
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Download Deven-Williams 2-8-18 Rehearing Download Deven-Miller 2-8-18 Rehearing Download Deven-Ford 2-8-18 Rehearing Download Deven-Fifer 2-8-18 Rehearing Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2018 at Protect Arvada Taxpayers
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Ever notice that when developers and/or government win -- it's final? But in the rare cases when grassroots residents, neighborhoods, and taxpayers earn a favorable outcome, the developer/government/special interest always immediately demand another chance! Download PDF - Railroad $30 Land... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at Dave Chandler
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Denial of the $30 Land Deal Plan Can Mean Wiser Growth for Arvada Occasionally the old saying “You can't fight City Hall” is upended. For over a year the citizens grassroots group, Arvada for All the People, worked hard to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at Dave Chandler
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Download PDF - Arvada $30 Land Deal Defeated Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at Dave Chandler
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Download PDF - Arvada $30 Land Deal Defeated Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2018 at Protect Arvada Taxpayers
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There was only one city-wide municipal contest in this year’s Arvada council election, the at-large seat that was contested by five individuals. There was also one big unique issue in this year’s election: reform of the Arvada Urban Renewal Authority (AURA). Because of the $30 Land Deal controversy, questions about... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Protect Arvada Taxpayers
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Arvada city council takes up the Preliminary Development Plan (PDP) for the $30 Land Deal at the meeting on Monday, January 22, 2018 at City Hall at 6:30 P.M. * * * WATCH: KDVR Channel 31 '$30 land deal for developer in Arvada questioned' * * * PDF: NR-AAP Williams... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Protect Arvada Taxpayers
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by Dave Chandler There is one vote that I am going to cast most affirmatively in this year’s Arvada city council election: Jim Whitfield for the at-large position. Having been a candidate myself in the past and as a recognized... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Dave Chandler
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$30 land deal for developer in Arvada questioned | Rob Low; KDVR-TV Channel 31 - June 7, 2017 Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Protect Arvada Taxpayers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 25, 2017 By the People! Citizens Respond to '$30 Land Deal' Charter Amendment Petition ‘Protect Arvada Taxpayers’ (Arvada, CO) In the wake of a proposed $30 sale of publicly-owned land worth millions of dollars to a private developer by the Arvada Urban Renewal Authority, a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Protect Arvada Taxpayers
Breaking News! Report on Protect Arvada Taxpayers Sunday, October 1, Public Meeting Petitioning Suspended Rogue Government: Judge Rules Against Voters on Urban Renewal At 'The Latest' The Protect Arvada Taxpayers proposal is a charter amendment being advocated for by a grassroots coalition of citizens to bring reform to the Arvada... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Protect Arvada Taxpayers
Dave Chandler proud to serve as a spokesperson for Arvada for All the People and for more open and honest local government. Much more at ArvadaForAllThePeople.com Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at Dave Chandler