Editorials

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A manufactured scandal

By The Daily Sentinel

The scandal du jour in Washington is that the CIA contemplated — but did not act upon — a plan to assassinate top al-Qaida leaders after 9/11. There’s reason to be angry. Like many Americans, we wonder why the plan was never ...


The Sotomayor circus

By The Daily Sentinel

Nearly everyone paying attention to the Sonia Sotomayor hearings this week expects the U.S. Court of Appeals judge from New York to be confirmed as the first Latina justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. As Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South ...


Contracting the stimulus

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter would have been better off to ask for bids on legal work related to the $3 billion in federal stimulus funding Colorado is to receive, instead of approving a no-bid contract with his former law firm. But that doesn’t ...


A Democratic fracture over fracking

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter is at odds with Congresswoman Diana DeGette and other Democrats in Congress over the need for federal legislation to regulate chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, a process used to improve the recovery of oil and ...


Mercury plan conflicts with DOE agreement

By The Daily Sentinel

There is a good bit of NIMBYism in all of us — the desire not to have anything dangerous or dirty built in our backyards. But Mesa County residents have more reason than that to object strongly to the U.S. Department of Energy’s ...


Main Street compromise won’t improve shop park

By The Daily Sentinel

As the city of Grand Junction and the Downtown Development Authority examine ways to renovate the Main Street shopping park that is nearly a half century old, disputes over the best way to go about it are inevitable. And compromise is a ...


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Avoid a wild ride on river protection

By The Daily Sentinel

As it updates its resource management plan for the Grand Junction area, the Bureau of Land Management is evaluating rivers and streams for potential wild and scenic designation, as it is required to do by law. And the Colorado River Water ...


Now is not the time for new stimulus bill

By The Daily Sentinel

Reports from Washington, D.C., indicate some Democrats in Congress are already contemplating the possibility of pushing another stimulus package to give a boost to the flailing national economy. Wait a minute. It’s only been five months ...


An extra long Labor Day weekend

By The Daily Sentinel

Most Colorado state employees will have an extra long Labor Day weekend this year, but they won’t get paid for the Tuesday after the holiday. That will be the first of what are expected to be several furlough days for the majority of ...


Professor Churchill to stay on sidelines

By The Daily Sentinel

Three months after Ward Churchill won an illegal-firing lawsuit against the University of Colorado — and was awarded $1 in damages — a Denver judge has wisely determined that CU doesn’t have to give the plagiarizing professor ...


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