Barry McCaffrey

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Marijuana laws in Colorado, Washington should be nullified, say ex-DEA administrators

    Tomorrow, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee -- and eight ex-heads of the Drug Enforcement Administration suggest that members ask him why the hell he hasn't brought the hammer down on Colorado and Washington state for their respective pot laws. That ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Marijuana: Why ex-drug warriors hate Amendment 64, other drug initiatives

    Former drug czars, DEA administrators and national "addiction experts" have come out in opposition to Colorado's Amendment 64, as well as similar measures before voters in Washington and Oregon. In other wildly-unexpected news: The sky is, indeed, blue.

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Marijuana advocate Mason Tvert launches petition targeting drug czar

    SAFER's Mason Tvert thinks drug czar Gil Kerlikowske has some splainin' to do.​

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Pirate radio station KBFR back in Boulder

    Unlicensed radio broadcasts, popularly referred to as pirate radio, come and go by necessity. Stations surface only to disappear without notice, generally because operators get information that the authorities are closing in or the Federal Communications Commission has physically pulled the plug and ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Bombs Away

    War is fueling the star power of Colorado's -- and possibly the nation's -- ballsiest military analyst.

  • News

    February 22, 2001

    The Home of the Rave

    Promoters hurry to get their acts together -- before parents, police and the courts decide the party's over.

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched . . . and watched

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    A Clean Break

    Former Olympic runner Frank Shorter wants elite athletes to kick their habits.

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Wish Upon a Czar

    The mayor's efforts to crown a drug czar aren't exactly smokin'.

  • Music

    March 23, 2000

    Spanker Madness

    The Asylum Street Spankers

  • News

    February 10, 2000
  • News

    January 27, 2000

    Hemp Takes a Hit

    The feds just might drive this growing industry out of its head.