Editorials

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Ballot measures would hogtie government

By Staff

It’s not for us to decide whether the backers of three ballot measures that aim to eviscerate state and local governments broke the law in circulating petitions for those measures. Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher and his ...


Quilt industry hops aboard children’s clothing craze

By Staff

A line of clothing patterns for children reminds me of sweet little girls on playgrounds jumping rope and singing silly songs to stay in rhythm. The patterns produced by a company called Oliver + S conjure images right out of a Norman ...


Taking security seriously while ‘We are at war’

By Staff

Think Big Brother has been watching you in the past? Get ready for a whole new level of personal scrutiny, at least if you travel by air. Full-body scanners are coming soon to an airport near you, thanks to President Barack Obama’s ...


Bipartisanship is essential for successful PERA reform

By Staff

The American public has become all too familiar with the story of once-dominant American institutions being brought to their economic knees under the weight of a pension fund gone bad. The story is virtually the same in all instances — ...


Lawmakers must make higher ed a budget priority, encourage competition

By Staff

Edward Lorenz, the father of chaos theory, presented an academic paper in 1972 entitled: “Predictability: Does the Flap of a Butterfly’s Wings in Brazil Set off a Tornado in Texas?“Lorenz’s insight later became known as ...


Salazar puts brakes on fast-track drilling

By Staff

Managing the extraction of natural resources from public lands is always a balancing act — protecting the environment while allowing for development of resources that meet important national needs. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar ...


Tough sentence needed for pregnancy cases

By Staff

Jared Merril Ahlstrom was in court in Mesa County this week, facing a single felony count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy. That certainly is an appropriate charge for what Ahlstrom is accused of doing — slipping drugs to his ...


Bowl Confusion Series

By Staff

The executives of the Bowl Championship Series got just what they hoped for this year. When the University of Alabama and the University of Texas square off in the Rose Bowl tonight for the BCS championship game, two undefeated teams from ...


Gov. Ritter’s decision causes political storm

By Staff

The old bromide about Colorado’s weather is: “If you don’t like it, wait a bit. It will change.” That notion could apply to the state’s political climate these days as well. Gov. Bill Ritter’s announcement ...


Indebted nation

By Staff

Many of the factors that provoked the current recession appear to be easing. Big banks are on more solid footing. The stock market grew steadily over the past year. Retail sales and manufacturing are beginning to rebound. Even the unemployment ...


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