Now that you are aware

It is great to see people being politically aware and involved.    I thought I would share  what state legislatures are doing to solve critical problems. Starting with Montana (from http://www.mtcowgirl.com)  This is not a joke. These are real bills, and they are currently taking priority in the Montana legislature over anything legitimate that would create jobs…

Nostalgia and Desire to Help Again

Beth Klein Boulder Attorney and the “Haiti 80” kempe_chronicles_spring2010 With the January 12 devastating earthquake in Haiti, the call went out for mental health professionals who could volunteer their time to help transport Haitian orphans to their adoptive parents waiting in the U.S. One of Kempe’s newest Board members, Beth Klein, literally worked around the…

#dresslikeawoman

#dresslikeawoman orders were issued by this administration.    But what does that mean?  Scientist, athlete, space explorer, firefighter, soldier, mechanic, lawyer, nurse, leader, police officer, inventor, envelope pusher? Shall we dress like Belva Lockwood, the first woman admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court in 1879 a single mom who worked her way through…

Neil Gorsuch

Beth Klein Boulder Attorney’s take on Neil Gorsuch. Judge Gorsuch is a strict constructionist. This means he applies the law as written and looks at the intent of the legislature only if the law is ambiguous.  This does not mean that he is a foundationalist – one who thinks that the Constitution is stagnant and…

Syrian Vetting is Already Extreme

How are Syrian refugees referred to the U.S.? The process begins with a referral from UNHCR. The U.N.’s refugee agency is responsible for registering some 15 million asylum seekers around the world, and providing aid and assistance until they are resettled abroad or (more likely) returned home once conditions ease. The registration process includes in-depth…

Beth Klein Boulder Attorney Writes Resistance

How to ensure that safety and health care is available, the environment is preserved, our universe explored, and people are treated equally are on the minds of many.   Does the answer lie in innovation?  Can we solve political and social problems and make petty politics irrelevant with technology and market forces? 1927 Orteig Prize,…

Prizes & Innovation and Trump Irrelevance

  Beth Klein Boulder Attorney talks resistance through technology. How to ensure that safety and health care is available, the environment is preserved, our universe explored, and people are treated equally are on the minds of many.   Does the answer lie in innovation?  Can we solve political and social problems and make petty politics…

Is it the truth?

Words that must become extinct and the lesson of Herbert J. Taylor. In the early 1930s Herbert J. Taylor set out to save the Club Aluminum Products distribution company from bankruptcy. He believed himself to be the only person who had hope. His recovery plan started with changing language and how people treated each other….

How not to talk to each other.

As I try to talk and reach out, here is what confronts me so. I watched with dismay as my friend JP posted so many mean things while she was at the Inauguration.  This is what JP says, and it is challenging to hear: “A crazy woman from Washington didn’t understand why women could support…

Where do we go from here?

Where do we go now to come together?  It is all about activism and service?  Could it be about something simpler, but perhaps more difficult?  Friendships with people with whom we disagree?  How to we rebuild the house that is divided? We have firmly become flat characters in narratives.  The good and the evil. The…

We are Marching!

350 women attorneys are flying from Colorado to march in D.C. on January 21, 2017, and Beth Klein Boulder Attorney is preparing to be invigorated and inspired to stand up for the rights of all.  The buzz is that this march is expected to be one of the largest demonstrations in American history. The Women’s March…