Editorials

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Citizen Obama

By The Daily Sentinel

Score one for Barack Obama’s ability to legally reside in the White House — although Monday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court won’t end the wild speculation about his birth status by the black-helicopter, conspiracy ...


Reappoint Lena to Mesa State board

By The Daily Sentinel

This paper normally reserves endorsements for candidates seeking office through public election. This endorsement is in support of a gubernatorial appointment — that of Lena Elliot to return to the board of trustees of Mesa State ...


Lock the brakes on auto bailout

By The Daily Sentinel

They arrived in tiny, energy-efficient cars this time, instead of swanky corporate jets. But the chief executives of the nation’s Big Three automakers had their hands out even more last week when they arrived in Washington, D.C. than ...


Fore!

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re not sure what sort of handicap Tom Volkmann maintains as a golfer, but his pitching game is pretty good. Volkmann is the vice president of the ACE Golf Foundation, a nonprofit group that works to introduce young people to golf. On ...


O.J. is prison-bound

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s not for a murder that the vast majority of Americans believe he committed, but O.J. Simpson is going to prison. On Friday, a judge in Las Vegas sentenced the one-time football star to 15 years in prison for a gunpoint robbery ...


Salazar wrong for Ag Dept.

By The Daily Sentinel

We must admit we’re torn by the news that President-elect Barack Obama is reportedly considering 3rd District Congressman John Salazar for secretary of agriculture. If Salazar, the San Luis Valley farmer, were sent to Washington, it ...


Roadless rejection

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s no need for Colorado’s Roadless Rule to protect 4.4 million acres of roadless areas in this state, some environmental groups have insisted, because a federal court ruling from San Francisco two years ago granted more ...


Fractured logic on water exemption

By The Daily Sentinel

Back in 2005 when, as part of the Energy Policy Act, Congress decided that hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas deposits should be exempt from the provisions of the Safe Water Drinking Act, the legislation won bipartisan support, though far ...


Filibusters aren’t finished

By The Daily Sentinel

As mentioned above, thanks to last month’s national elections, Democrats now have a firm grip on both houses of Congress. However, thanks to a runoff election in Georgia Tuesday, they don’t have the filibuster-proof majority they ...


The next industrial park?

By The Daily Sentinel

City officials are looking to the desert area north and east of Grand Junction as a potential location for a future commercial and industrial area. That area — between 29 Road and 32 Road and north of Interstate 70 — would seem to ...


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