Editorials

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Royalties intervention

By The Daily Sentinel

State Rep. Don Coram, R-Montrose, characterizes as “a little addiction intervention time” the two-year period he’d allow the state to continue using severance and mineral lease royalties for general purposes. As an ...


Free speech for all

By The Daily Sentinel

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday delivered a victory for free speech. As we have found over the years, the freedom of speech is not one that is universally appreciated, especially when the speech being protected is unpleasant and ...


Education tax hikes?

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado legislators have had two weeks to digest budget cuts proposed by Gov. John Hickenlooper, the bulk of which centered on the state’s public-education system. The response has ranged from horrified to appalled. Perhaps these ...


Celebrating 50 years of Peace Corps

By The Daily Sentinel

Fifty years ago today, President John F. Kennedy signed the executive order that established the Peace Corps, an idea that not only survived its founder but the nine presidents who succeeded him. The idea of the Peace Corps took almost ...


Natural gas may set us free

By The Daily Sentinel

Anyone who has driven up to a filling station in the last week has met with a harsh reality at the pump. Gasoline prices are gushing upward at a rate not seen in years, leaping the $3-a-gallon barrier and rising quickly. Suffice to say that ...


What’s concealed in latest gun legislation

By The Daily Sentinel

In the decade since Colorado adopted a statewide law authorizing county sheriffs to issue concealed-weapons permits to those who meet certain requirements, the law has worked very well. In 2010 alone, some 19,372 people applied for ...


Deficit dynamics

By The Daily Sentinel

The worst-kept secret in Washington these days is that a bipartisan group of senators has been meeting quietly in an attempt to hammer out a plan to deal with the nation’s budget and deficit problems — including entitlements. The ...


Indefensible

By The Daily Sentinel

The presidential decision announced Wednesday — that the Obama administration will no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act passed by Congress in 1996 — creates an unnecessary dispute between two branches of the federal ...


A better recipe

By The Daily Sentinel

The process a committee chosen to evaluate potential food-service vendors for Tiara Rado and Lincoln Park golf courses appears to be better designed to meet the needs of the courses and their customers than an earlier, controversial ...


Its not too late to change these fees

By The Daily Sentinel

Few things about the increased vehicle registration fees adopted by the state Legislature in 2009 angered Coloradans as much as the late fees, which could run as much as $100, on top of the new, higher registration costs. State Rep. Randy ...


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