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David Flomberg is a 6-Time Society of Professional Journalists Award Winner for his editorial and feature writing over the 20+ years he’s been covering Colorado and beyond. His credits include Yellow Scene Magazine, Westword, Boulder Weekly, Downbeat Jazz Magazine, and the Rocky Mountain News, where he was a columnist for the final 7 years of its run. He also worked as the Music and Sports Editor for Citysearch.com, ran Editorial Operations for Examiner.com, and is the author of Management for Zombies (available at fine local book purveyors and online at Amazon.com). If you have experienced or witnessed antisemitism, let him know at [email protected] and let's work together to stamp it out.
The Shomer: Absurdity of ‘Cancel Culture’ on Display as Right-Wing Conference, Titled ‘America Uncanceled,’ Cancels Anti-Semitic Rapper
“America Uncanceled’s” first order of business: Cancel Young Pharaoh.
The Shomer: Why Gina Carano’s Career Died On That Hill
It’s an unending cycle today, now that the general public has the same access to soapboxes as their celebrity counterparts. And it’s always the same: Celebrity says something that upsets others. Others clap back. Celebrity loses endorsement or gig. Celebrity decries “cancel-culture” and the supposed infringement upon their “First Amendment rights.” Rinse and repeat.
The Shomer: Boulder Councilwoman Sees No Difference Between Gassing Jews And Gassing Prairie Dogs
[UPDATE, Jan. 28, 10:30 am: This article has been updated at the end with a response from Councilwoman Nagle after it was published.]
The Shomer: Colorado has a White Supremacist Problem
They’re not going anywhere.
The Shomer: The Hitler Meme And The Man Who Posted It
It’s Friday evening and the sun is about to set. It’s almost Shabbat. My friend Lauren messages me on Facebook to point out this reprehensible meme that’s become all-too common since Jared Polis was elected governor of Colorado. Colorado’s first gay governor. Colorado’s first Jewish governor.
The Shomer: Qanon and Trump Have Been in Bed Since the Beginning — Thanks to His Persistent Racism and Anti-Semitism
Just under a year after he was arrested, Richard Holzer is looking at as many as 40 years in prison.
The Shomer: QAnon is Anti-Semitism. And 4 Colorado Candidates Embrace it.
There’s very little daylight between the wide-ranging insane conspiracy theories favored by the QAnon cult and a long, historical narrative of anti-Semitism.