Editorials

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The discrimination fix

By The Daily Sentinel

Most employers, we believe, are conscientious about trying to prevent discrimination against workers on the basis of race, religion, gender or physical capabilities. But it would be foolish to believe discrimination never occurs. When it ...


Bombs and purple fingers

By Staff

Iraq remains a dangerous country, especially around election time. But its people refuse to be intimidated. Despite the lobbing of hand grenades by Islamic terrorists, the firing of rockets and mortars and the bombing of one polling place ...


Dispense with the nonsense on medical pot dispensaries

By The Daily Sentinel

Some people in Colorado, including Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, want the state Legislature to stuff the medical marijuana genie back in the hookah. Yes, Colorado voters approved Amendment 20 a decade ago to legalize medical ...


‘First, do no harm’

By The Daily Sentinel

Democrats in Congress hoping to pass sweeping health care reform, apparently without any Republican support, should remember the dictum above, associated with Hippocrates. Passing anything — if that anything is bad legislation — ...


Rangel steps down

By The Daily Sentinel

The good news is that ethically challenged New York Congressman Charles Rangel is finally relinquishing the gavel as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. He maintains the move is only temporary, but it’s not at all clear his ...


Saturday shutdown?

By The Daily Sentinel

Some version of the U.S. Postal Service has been around since 1775, when Ben Franklin was appointed the nation’s first postmaster general. The mail service was critical in knitting together a far-flung and largely rural nation. But ...


Transparency a must

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re pleased to see that Grand Junction City Attorney John Shaver and City Manager Laurie Kadrich decided — after a request from The Daily Sentinel’s Emily Anderson — to release information on how each City Council ...


The Grand Junction model

By The Daily Sentinel

In Topeka, Kan., community leaders are considering a redesign of a major downtown thoroughfare. Its model, in large part, is Grand Junction’s Main Street because this city long ago turned its main downtown commercial area into what one ...


Court aims at gun ban

By The Daily Sentinel

Based on news reports out of Washington, D.C., justices on the U.S. Supreme Court seemed inclined Tuesday to recognize that states and municipalities cannot arbitrarily eliminate the right of their citizens to own guns. Good for the justices. ...


Congratulations, Sam

By The Daily Sentinel

Sam Susuras is a persistent man. Although he didn’t win election to the Grand Junction City Council last April, he was ready to put his name forward when a vacancy arose on the council due to Linda Romer Todd’s resignation last ...


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