Editorials

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Another taxing idea

By The Daily Sentinel

Stupid ideas aren’t hard to come by, particularly when it involves the government and some way to extract money from consumers’ pockets. But some bad ideas are worse than others. And we think this one from North Carolina is worthy ...


The old college try

By The Daily Sentinel

Funding public colleges and universities is difficult enough in good economic times. It’s extra tough in the current crisis. So it’s not surprising that officials are looking in new directions for funding. One group of university ...


Fuel fight

By The Daily Sentinel

Will our walk down memory lane regarding gasoline prices come to an end soon? Will 1990s prices be history? Leaders of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries — better known as OPEC — certainly hope so. This week, OPEC ...


Salvaging services for Salvation Army

By The Daily Sentinel

For 143 years, ever since William Booth began his ministry to addicts, alcoholics and prostitutes in London in 1865, the Salvation Army has been quietly and effectively doing good works around the world. It is the beacon of hope for the ...


Secretary Salazar

By The Daily Sentinel

Ever since Election Day, we have suspected Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar was in the running to become the next secretary of interior. With his administrative and political experience, and his rural Western roots, Salazar just seemed to make ...


State parole system belongs on probation

By The Daily Sentinel

Members of Colorado’s Parole Board suggest there may be a number of reasons why the percentage of state prison inmates receiving early parole has been inching higher over the past three years. But they can’t say for certain ...


Blagojevich defiant

By The Daily Sentinel

The Democratically controlled Illinois state Legislature has formed a special panel to consider the impeachment of Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The governor and his top aide were arrested by the FBI a week ago on suspension of trying to ...


Not so secure at Homeland Security

By The Daily Sentinel

The U.S. Secret Service is charged, among other things, with protecting high-ranking federal officials. It should have the ability to detect undocumented workers entering the home of, say, its boss, Secretary of Homeland Security Michael ...


What’s appropriate for Appropriations

By The Daily Sentinel

Congratulations to 3rd District Rep. John Salazar. Last week he was named to the influential House Appropriations Committee. That’s no small honor for a congressman just entering his third term in office. The adjective ...


Real school reform needed immediately

By The Daily Sentinel

Word from Washington is that Denver Public Schools Superintendent Michael Bennet is being considered by Barack Obama’s transition team as a possible nominee for secretary of education. Bennet wouldn’t be a bad pick. Under his ...


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