Editorials

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Don’t blame Obama for market gyrations

By The Daily Sentinel

No sooner had Barack Obama been elected president than the securities markets, already in a year-long steep downward spiral, shed yet another 20 percent or so of their value. That plunge sent the right-wing chattering class into ...


Signs of the times

By The Daily Sentinel

If at first you don’t succeed, sue somebody. Tom Lowrey, president of the Grand View Homeowners Association, seems to have learned that lesson well. You may have seen Lowrey’s name in this newspaper in the weeks leading up to ...


BLM backs away from national parks

By The Daily Sentinel

The drill rigs won’t be quite so close to Delicate Arch, the iconic sandstone bridge in Arches National Park, thanks to a last-minute decision by the Bureau of Land Management as it prepares to put gas leases in eastern Utah up for ...


GM wants to fly under the radar

By The Daily Sentinel

We hate to say this about a venerable American company that we truly hope survives. But GM simply doesn’t get it. In the grand scheme of things, it made little difference that GM’s CEO, along with those of Ford and Chrysler, flew ...


Stripped to essentials, it’s a strange decision

By The Daily Sentinel

Would a nightclub serving alcohol — but not featuring strippers — be allowed to operate in the industrial-commercial area at the west end of the Interstate 70 business loop? Based on the split Grand Junction Planning Commission ...


Shop-and-spend season has arrived

By The Daily Sentinel

Based on most prognostications, the annual holiday-season spending splurge that begins today will be a dismal one — unless you are a shopper looking for bargains. Some national experts are predicting the first drop in holiday-season ...


Thanksgiving 2008

By The Daily Sentinel

It would be easier, perhaps, to celebrate our national holiday of Thanksgiving if things did not look so glum right now. If the economy were booming, if virtually everyone had jobs and homes were appreciating in value faster than real-estate ...


Buck Rogers at the Gorge?

By The Daily Sentinel

Eric Scott is a foolhardy adventurer who just may have offered us a glimpse of the future Monday. Carrying only 33 seconds worth of fuel and no parachute, Scott made a 21-second flight over Colorado’s Royal Gorge, using a personal jet ...


To cut waste, look at Farm Bill

By The Daily Sentinel

Although he’s planning to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to aid the floundering economy, President-elect Barack Obama also wants to cut unnecessary federal spending. “To make the investments we need, we’ll have to ...


Obama likely to delay tax increase

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re not sure we’ll agree with everything President-elect Barack Obama will do to fix the country’s ailing economy. Given the uncharted waters we’re in, we’re not sure anyone can approach the problem with any ...


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