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The wrong road out of Afghanistan

By The Daily Sentinel

It was no snap decision that led President Barack Obama to announce he will deploy an additional 30,000 troops to Afghanistan next year. As anyone who’s been following the news is aware, the president took months to formulate his Afghan ...

Brakes on the gas machine

By Staff

Along with many groups and individuals, The Daily Sentinel regularly criticized the pedal-to-the-metal approach to oil and gas leasing of the Bush administration. Especially in the last couple years of President George W. Bush’s term, ...

High priests of climatism don’t want public light in their temple

By {screen_name}

The term “manufacture consensus” wasn’t coined to mean what it apparently does in the grand debate on whether the Earth has, in Al Gore’s inimitable turn of phrase, “a fever.” No information has been made ...

Backpack caring

By Staff

In a nation where obesity is an epidemic, and most of us have an abundance of food, it’s hard to imagine that many people go hungry. That’s why a federal report earlier this month was so startling. It said that one in seven ...

Closing minds to save money

By Staff

In the middle of Colorado’s budget quagmire, state officials have been tossing out a multitude of ideas aimed at rescuing state finances from sinking in the recessionary quicksand. That’s good. The more ideas put forth, the more ...

Happy Thanksgiving

By Staff

The holiday tradition we celebrate today began with a small band of immigrants who had suffered incredible hardship and had lost many of their friends and family. Yet, they gathered with American Indians who had befriended them to give thanks ...

Ballot turkeys

By Staff

There will always be disputes about just how much government — and government spending — is in the best interest of constituents. But three proposals that could appear on next year’s election ballot amount to frontal assaults ...

Specifics needed on budget plans

By Staff

When Scott McInnis and other Republican leaders officially unveiled their Platform for Prosperity Monday, McInnis took direct aim at one of Gov. Bill Ritter’s budget-cutting measures that affects this community: the closing of the ...

Senate slaps Burris on the wrist

By Staff

It would have been foolish to expect the U.S. Senate Ethics Committee to take drastic action against a sitting Democrat when the party needs every vote it can get on critical policy measures such as health care reform. But the ethics ...

Health care Rx doesnÂ’t need haste

By Staff

The health care bill that garnered enough votes in the Senate Saturday to move on to debate on the Senate floor still faces multiple challenges, and rightfully so. There is much in the bill that makes us uneasy, not least of which are the ...

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