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Scott’s calculus doesn’t add up

By The Daily Sentinel

As a candidate last year, now-state Rep. Ray Scott initially talked of rolling back entirely the changes in the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and its rules that were adopted over the past four years. When it became apparent ...


Federal budget two-step

By The Daily Sentinel

Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday night that Republicans and Democrats were close to a deal on a current-year budget that would avert an April 6 government shutdown. Not so fast, responded House Speakler John Boehner on Thursday. That ...


Mixed messages on gas development

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced a new goal of reducing U.S. dependency on foreign oil by one third over the next decade. It’s an admirable goal, and one that’s important for this region because it places renewed ...


‘Yes’ on Measure C

By The Daily Sentinel

Most residents of Grand Junction saw no mention of Measure C on their Grand Junction Municipal Election ballot this year. The only ones who vote on it are people who live, own property or lease property within the boundaries of the Downtown ...


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The Obama Doctrine

By The Daily Sentinel

Now that President Barack Obama has laid out his reasons for having the United States join NATO allies and others to use military force in Libya, Americans have a clearer idea of when and how this president may act militarily. But they may ...


Trashing local authority

By The Daily Sentinel

Republicans in the Colorado Legislature, who routinely decry federal legislation that imposes new restrictions on states, seem to have little concern about imposing new mandates on local governments in Colorado. Witness the party-line passage ...


Retire this junkyard

By The Daily Sentinel

No one can accuse Mesa County officials of acting hastily in their effort to eliminate an illegal tire dump on 17 acres near De Beque. They began their quest to get the tires removed from Stan Eisenach’s property in 1996, and proceeded ...


No need for this juvenile change

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger is right about legislation at the state Capitol aimed at reducing the life sentences of 48 people convicted of murders they committed as juveniles. There is no reason these violent killers deserve ...


Dodging the deficit won’t help country

By The Daily Sentinel

There is a growing realization in Washington, D.C., these days that the time is ripe to do something about our deficit and the national debt. Many politicians of both parties, along with economic experts and political pundits, say we must act ...


This doesn’t compute

By The Daily Sentinel

In the second decade of the 21st century, Colorado continues to depend on — and have problems with — computer systems seemingly designed in the age of giant mainframes and floppy disks for home computers. Witness the latest ...


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