Editorials

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Penry bows out

By Staff

As seismic shifts go, Josh Penry’s surprise decision to withdraw from the Colorado gubernatorial race ranked high on the political Richter scale. Heck, the impact of the decision was felt as far away as Washington, D.C., where it was ...


Indebted to veterans

By Staff

President Barack Obama was at Fort Hood, Texas, Tuesday to pay his respects to the 13 people — all but one of them military personnel — killed last week in the shooting rampage at the military base. That’s understandable. All ...


Health care has left the House

By Staff

The current state of this country’s health care system is untenable and must be fixed. But that doesn’t mean that any fix is acceptable. The bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives late Saturday seems to fall into the ...


When the Wall tumbled

By Staff

Reason magazine called it “the most liberating moment in history.” For families and friends separated by the Berlin Wall, which delineated what was then communist East Germany from the democratic West, the destruction of the wall ...


Americans keep on truckinÂ’ through Cash for Clunkers

By Staff

Here’s a not-so-astonishing development: Thousands of Americans used the government subsidies of the Cash for Clunkers program this summer to pick up a new pickup truck, not to ditch an old gas guzzler for a fuel-efficient hybrid or ...


GOP absent on climate control

By Staff

Well, that worked great for Republicans, didn’t it? GOP members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee decided to boycott this week’s vote on the Senate version of cap-and-trade legislation to reduce greenhouse ...


An educated idea

By Staff

Long-term fiscal reform for the state of Colorado won’t be an easy task, especially with a handful of constitutional amendments that limit what lawmakers can do with respect to the state budget. However, a committee of the Colorado ...


Election demonstrates conservatives still have power

By Rick Wagner

The dust from Tuesday’s election has settled but the rubble has not been cleared away and a mighty pile it has become. Not since the Watergate scandal have we seen a political party and president take such a screaming roller coaster ride ...


Consumers push hard on FordÂ’s accelerator

By Staff

Ford Motor Co. may not be the emblem of a thriving, 21st century American auto company. But it’s moving in that direction. And, unlike General Motors and Chrysler, it is doing so without any bailout money from the federal ...


Mikolai victorious

By Staff

Congratulations to Palisade resident and local Public Television official Greg Mikolai. He defeated fellow Palisade resident Rose Femia Pugliese in the race for the District E seat on the Mesa County Valley School District 51 Board of ...


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