Editorials

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Brady is off-target

By The Daily Sentinel

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence is out to block the right of individuals to carry concealed weapons on national park property. That’s hardly surprising, given the Brady group’s historic fight against handguns. What is ...


A New Year’s rally

By The Daily Sentinel

The first day of trading in 2009 saw a rally on the stock markets, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average back up over 9,000. Whether it will remain above that mark — and whether the stock market will remain bullish in coming months, ...


Sen. Michael Bennet

By The Daily Sentinel

We supported Denver Public Schools Superintendent Michael Bennet when he was in the running to become President-elect Barack Obama’s secretary of education. Bennet has a track record on education reform and of standing up to the ...


INVERSION 1-2

Valley’s fair name has been inverted

By The Daily Sentinel

Ah, it’s great to live in the banana belt, this region of mild temperatures and fresh air. If only that were the case, of late. But the final days of 2008 and the opening scenes of 2009 have been nearly the opposite. The wintery ...


Predicting another unpredictable year

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s a cautionary tale for those eager to forecast what will occur in 2009. It involves a prediction made just six months ago by an expert in his field — not one of those New Year’s prognostications from a year ago. From a ...


King shoots, misses

By The Daily Sentinel

State Rep. Steve King said he strives to avoid “ethical dilemmas, those questions from the public that you’re running legislation just to put food on your table or make your business grow.” If avoiding that perception was ...


Blago blusters on

By The Daily Sentinel

As if politics in Illinois weren’t troublesome enough right now, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has decided to make things more contentious. Blagojevich promised two weeks ago through his attorney that he would not use his authority to ...


Club 19?

By The Daily Sentinel

So, Gunnison County has decided to bolt from Club 20, ostensibly over the voting system used by the Western Slope advocacy organization. That’s certainly the county’s right. Nothing says it is required to continue its membership ...


A long overdue pardon

By The Daily Sentinel

The presidential pardon granted last week to Charles Winters may seem a bit late, seeing as how Winters died in 1984. But that’s just a blink of an eye compared to how long it took the Vatican to reconsider its case against Galileo ...


Alternative power survives oil-price drop

By The Daily Sentinel

As the column below notes, Americans’ enthusiasm for fuel-efficient automobiles is fickle. It rises with gasoline prices, and drops dramatically when the price at the pump plummets. Our eagerness for alternate forms of energy ...


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