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Arizona’s new profile

By The Daily Sentinel

Arizona is on the front lines in the battle over illegal immigration. More illegals reportedly cross that state’s border into the United States than anyplace else.  Drug violence has also come across the border. Earlier this month, ...


Free to associate on what terms?

By The Daily Sentinel

On the face of it, the case of the Christian Legal Society versus the University of California’s Hastings College of Law sounds cut and dried. How can the law school demand that the Christian group accept as members people who vehemently ...


Trust of the governed?

By The Daily Sentinel

The Declaration of Independence states unequivocally that governments derive their powers “from the consent of the governed.” But it is silent on what happens when a government loses the trust of those it governs. That’s the ...


NASA changes get lost in space

By The Daily Sentinel

Back in February, president Barack Obama announced significant changes — and cuts — to this nation’s space program. Last week he changed course. Political gravity, it seems, was a much stronger force than the president ...


Payday usury

By The Daily Sentinel

Giving people the opportunity to borrow a little money between paychecks is fine. But it’s hard to find much sympathy for businesses up in arms about a bill that would allow them to charge annualized interest of only 45 percent on such ...


Bill is no bargain for local government

By The Daily Sentinel

Democratic leaders in Congress have resurrected a bill that stalled on Capitol Hill last year. And they’ve placed it on a fast-track approval, even though it supersedes the decisions of local governments and their voters. S. 3194 would ...


Time to try again to rein in amendments

By The Daily Sentinel

Early next week, a democratic state lawmaker from Pueblo is expected to introduce legislation that aims to make it more difficult for Coloradans to amend the state Constitution. We hope Sen. Abel Tapia succeeds in winning the support of ...


Jane Norton’s gamble

By The Daily Sentinel

Perhaps Jane Norton will prove to be a brilliant political strategist. It may be that her decision announced Tuesday — to petition her way onto the Republican primary election ballot in the race for the party’s U.S. Senate ...


Taxing thoughts

By The Daily Sentinel

Taxes are too high. We all know that. Or maybe we don’t. But a good many of us believe they are too high for us. And taxes for those other folks are clearly too low. The “others” who aren’t paying enough may be ...


Move Lochmiller trial to Grand Junction

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s tough to generate much sympathy for a Denver attorney who says it would be hard on his law practice if he had to travel to Grand Junction to defend Philip Lochmiller on federal fraud charges. Attorney Daniel T. Smith is, after all, ...


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