Editorials

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Cabinet ethics

By The Daily Sentinel

And you thought Hillary Clinton was going to be the troublesome Cabinet nominee. Tom Daschle’s personal resumé of the past few years includes exactly the sort of activity President Barack Obama said he wants to exorcise from the ...


A road to compromise

By The Daily Sentinel

A funding plan for roads and bridges in Colorado will likely be the most important order of business when the state Senate convenes today. Late Tuesday, a compromise was said to be in the works that would provide some significant changes. We ...


Paying attention to congressional pay

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re glad to see that 3rd District Rep. John Salazar, D-Manassa, and two other members of Colorado’s congressional delegation have signed on to a bill that would freeze congressional salaries for the next two years. At a time ...


A timeout for public-safety plans

By The Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction voters won’t be asked this April to reconsider a funding plan for proposed new public safety buildings, after they rejected a $98 million plan last November. The city won’t put a public-safety measure on this ...


Iraq’s election day

By The Daily Sentinel

There was tension and anger in Iraq Monday, accusations of voter fraud, concerns about voter turnout and claims of victory when official tallies had not yet been released. In short, Iraq in 2009 sounds like many representative democracies ...


Haste may stimulate waste

By The Daily Sentinel

We join millions of other Americans who believe the federal government must act to stimulate the economy. But the $819 billion stimulus package that breezed through the House last week with virtually no debate is so deeply flawed that it needs ...


GOP turns to Steele

By The Daily Sentinel

Michael Steele’s challenge isn’t impossible, just daunting. The former lieutenant governor of Maryland was elected chairman of the Republican National Committee Friday, the first black to hold that post. Now, he must try to hold ...


Legislative nannies

By The Daily Sentinel

Oh great. As the nation and the state suffer through the worst economic crisis in many decades, a number of state lawmakers are dreaming up ideas to cost taxpayers more money in order to protect us from what they perceive as our bad ...


Answering questions of annexation anxiety

By The Daily Sentinel

A group of Clifton-area residents has posed some very pertinent questions to the city of Grand Junction regarding the potential annexation of Clifton and Fruitvale to the city. Here’s hoping city officials respond quickly and thoroughly ...


Ex-Gov. Blagojevich

By The Daily Sentinel

This week’s blitz of television talk shows by Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich wasn’t sufficient for him to keep his job. Neither was his last-minute appearance before the Illinois Senate trial on Blagojevich’s ...


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