Tag Archives: not giving a fuck

Coloradans not giving fuck about census

17 Apr

Coloradans lagged behind their national counterparts in mailing in their 2010 census forms.

At Friday’s deadline for residents to send in forms and avoid a knock on their doors, only 67 percent of the state’s households had submitted them compared with 69 percent nationally. That ranks the state 30th in the nation.

In 2000, 73 percent of Colorado households mailed in forms compared with 72 percent nationally after all the returns had been tabulated by that fall.

Officials expect Colorado’s mail rate to rise between now and the fall.

“If they got their forms in the mail (Friday), they likely won’t receive a visit from a census worker,” said Census Bureau spokeswoman Deborah Cameron.

Several hundred census workers will descend on households that haven’t returned forms starting May 1.


Denver residents jump light rail fares, skip court dates

20 Mar

A recent article in the Denver Post reports that although the number of tickets issued by RTD to light rail fare evaders increased to 7,178 in 2009 from 5,074 in 2008 and 3,174 in 2007, a large number don’t show up to their court dates.

Public service announcement:

The first time someone is caught without a ticket, they are issued a warning.

The second time, a fine of $50 is issued.

The fine can be argued in court.

If the fine is not paid and court is skipped, a warrant may be issued for misdemeanor theft.

Fare inspectors are not police officers.

So what if all the colleges burn down? (we don’t really care)

4 Mar

Just in time for March 4th, a shout-out to DFUK coming out of neighborly Arizona:

…Our work around the University consists of using it as strategic location to cause ruptures, confront enemies, build alternatives, and explore ideas. At the very least it is a place with a lot of resources for us to take…