Editorials

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Stimulating jobs

By The Daily Sentinel

The latest federal jobs bill making its way around snowbound Washington this week is much less ambitious than a measure approved by the House last December, and it focuses more on tax credits for businesses that hire people who are ...


No legal fix needed for state liquor system

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s a problem that could drive business-oriented state lawmakers to drink. Some businesses in the state are lobbying hard for the right to expand their ability to sell liquor, arguing it will boost convenience and lower prices for ...


Cameo conundrum

By The Daily Sentinel

Saving jobs in Western Colorado is important, but it shouldn’t come at the expense of conservative principles that argue against government interference in private businesses. Yet that appears to be exactly what is happening with ...


New Orleans recovery effort

By The Daily Sentinel

They may have been a bit dazed and bleary-eyed in New Orleans Monday, following Super Bowl victory parties Sunday night that went into the wee hours of the morning. But, in a city known for its party atmosphere, quick recoveries are expected. ...


Politics of anger

By The Daily Sentinel

A little less than a year ago, when the first of the Tea Party gatherings burst on the political scene, many observers dismissed Tea Party participants as right-wing wackos, stooges of talk radio or clandestine Republican ...


A recovery with jobs?

By The Daily Sentinel

Don’t break out the champagne and confetti just yet, but the employment picture for the nation appears to be improving. January’s unemployment rate was listed as 9.7 percent, down from 10 percent the previous month, after having ...


Paul Ryan

Armchair legislating

By The Daily Sentinel

Sunday, millions of Americans gathered in front of their flat-screen television sets to watch — and more importantly — critique the Super Bowl. Did Peyton Manning miss a wide-open receiver? Was the New Orleans front line ...


Gassing up garbage

By The Daily Sentinel

A few of Grand Junction’s garbage trucks are getting gas — compressed natural gas, that is. The City Council’s decision Monday to approve the purchase of four natural-gas-fueled garbage trucks is the first step in a much ...


Texas gas headaches

By The Daily Sentinel

When discussing rules for gas drilling, advocates for the energy industry frequently cite Texas as a contrast to Colorado. In the Lone Star State, drilling permits are approved quickly and the burden of state or local regulation is ...


Don’t lie, do tell

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s hard to argue with Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen’s assessment of the 15-year-old policy for dealing with gays in the military. Testifying before Congress Tuesday, Mullen said “don’t ask, don’t ...


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