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Medal of Honor

A man of honor deserves this medal

By The Daily Sentinel

What sort of courage does it require to race headlong into “a wall of bullets” to rescue your comrades in arms and kill enemy fighters? And what kind of humility does it demonstrate to gratefully accept the nation’s highest ...


Rangel

Rangel must go

By The Daily Sentinel

On Monday, New York Congressman Charles Rangel theatrically excused himself from the House Ethics Committee trial over Rangel’s violations of House rules. If only he would permanently excuse himself from Congress, now that an ...


Buses get gassed

By The Daily Sentinel

Grand Valley Transit took a turn down an important new road this week — a route toward cleaner, less-expensive natural gas fuel. The Mesa County commissioners on Monday approved the purchase of two new compressed natural gas buses for ...


tsa logo

TSA efforts panned

By The Daily Sentinel

Opposition is growing to the Transportation Security Administration’s use of full-body scanners at airports. New Jersey state lawmakers on Monday announced a resolution urging Congress to outlaw the scanners and the personal pat-downs ...


Evaluating a possible park

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s not at all unreasonable that a task force from the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce wants to study the potential impacts of changing Colorado National Monument to a national park. Questions such as how a change in status ...


It’s time to end ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

By The Daily Sentinel

When more than 70 percent of active-duty and reserve military personnel serving this country say there would be no adverse consequences from repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy regarding gays in the military, ...


Goodbye to a longtime fixture on North Ave.

By The Daily Sentinel

The closing of the Eastgate City Market has been discussed for a number of years. Now, it appears it will actually occur next month. We certainly understand why the company is closing the store. A recession and competition from other grocery ...


It’s time to end ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

By Staff

When more than 70 percent of active-duty and reserve military personnel serving this country say there would be no adverse consequences from repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy regarding gays in the military, ...


Alan Simpson

Bold deficit plan may cause cardiac arrest

By The Daily Sentinel

The plan released Wednesday by the cochairmen of President Barack Obama’s deficit commission is a bold proposal — some might say heart-stopping — to cut the federal deficit. Former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson, a Republican, ...


Momento

An impartial jury

By The Daily Sentinel

The U.S. Constitution says criminal defendants have the right to a trial by “an impartial jury.” When the trial of Jerry Nemnich commenced last month for the murders of Linda Benson and her daughter Kelley Ketchum, we have no ...


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