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Arizona versus Obama

By The Daily Sentinel

There have been no tanks sent into Arizona to quash the fledgling rebellion in that state over illegal immigration, just lawyers sent to federal court. Yet, to hear some comments about the federal lawsuit filed this week over Arizona’s ...


Benefits extension a necessary action

By The Daily Sentinel

There was good news for Daniel Stark this week. Thanks to an article in Monday’s Daily Sentinel about the unemployed heavy-equipment mechanic and single father from Clifton, Stark was offered and has accepted gainful work. But thousands ...


Las Colonias Park should not languish

By The Daily Sentinel

It would be foolish to say the city of Grand Junction should rush to spend large amounts of money to improve that 100-acres of open space known as Las Colonias Park. The city simply doesn’t have the funds available for the would-be park ...


Peacock’s performance deserving of our praise

By The Daily Sentinel

Jon Peacock was young when he took over as Mesa County administrator five years ago, just 33. But the list of county accomplishments during his tenure would be enviable additions to any public official’s r&233;sum&233;. The bridge over ...


Politics putting cap on the carbon cap

By The Daily Sentinel

Lost in the jumble of news last week were the reports from a White House meeting with congressional leaders in which President Barack Obama and Democratic leaders in Congress were willing to abandon proposed legislation that would have set an ...


A declaration of shared courage

By The Daily Sentinel

Most Americans are familiar with the second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence, the one that talks about all men being created equal, with the “unalienable rights” of “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of ...


Forests of red tape

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s what Colorado Sen. Mark Udall was frustrated about this week: Some $30 million in federal funds authorized by Congress to clear beetle-killed trees in Colorado’s high country has been bollixed up by a federal planning ...


Dressed for success

By The Daily Sentinel

Outside of the land of Lincoln, the ongoing trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has generated little notice. But this item caught our eye: According to a witness for the prosecution, Blagojevich and his wife, Patti, spent $400,000 ...


Sanctions haven’t slowed Iran’s nuclear efforts

By The Daily Sentinel

When CIA Director Leon Panetta said this week that Iran could have nuclear weapons within two years, it confirmed what many people already feared and it highlighted several disturbing facts. First, a U.S. intelligence estimate from just three ...


Victory for the Vermillion Basin

By The Daily Sentinel

The fight over potential energy development in northwestern Colorado’s Vermillion Basin is not over. There will be challenges and appeals following the Bureau of Land Management’s announcement this week that its new management ...


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