Editorials

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A prayer and a gavel

By The Daily Sentinel

The prayer now precedes the gavel at the opening of Mesa County Commissioner meetings. The hope by the commissioners is that by offering a religious invocation before their meetings are formally called to order, they can avoid the legal ...


The Burris circus

By The Daily Sentinel

It remains to be seen whether Roland Burris will ever be seated as a U.S. senator from Illinois. But his efforts to that end have become the main attraction this week in Washington’s ongoing three-ring circus. Burris was named last week ...


Bowl Confusion Series

By The Daily Sentinel

The executives of the Bowl Championship Series got just what they hoped for this year. When the University of Alabama and the University of Texas square off in the Rose Bowl tonight for the BCS championship game, two undefeated teams from ...


Tax-cutter Obama

By The Daily Sentinel

The broad outlines of President-elect Barack Obama’s economic stimulus package that were rolled out over the weekend are startling in one respect. Obama is proposing more money in tax cuts for individuals and businesses over the next two ...


So long, Sen. Allard

By The Daily Sentinel

As he wraps up 12 years of service in the U.S. Senate this week, Republican Wayne Allard knows he won’t be feted as one of the flashiest members of what is supposedly the world’s greatest deliberative body. That’s probably ...


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 ...


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