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Enough already! The Keystone Pipeline Project should have been previously approved by President Barack Obama. The 875-mile pipeline, which would cross three states, would transport crude oil from Canadian tar sands to refining facilities on the … more
A high school student kills a classmate. Another sets himself on fire. Still another murders his mother. Those things happened in Denver’s suburbs in a recent six-week span. Across the country, media reports tell far and wide of teenagers … more
As someone who covers the state Legislature, it's common for me to write about lawmakers who fight like cats and dogs. Yeah, yeah, I get it. Legislators will tell you that more than 90 percent of bills are passed with bipartisan support. No … more
The issue of calling a “time-out” on the proposed 50-year contract to manage and collect toll fees on the expanded U.S. 36 HOV/HOT lanes is gaining traction. A green energy advocacy group had started a petition drive to seek a 60-day review of … more
I don’t like Justin Beiber. I find him appalling. When I see photos of him sitting in the front row for a professional basketball game with two imposing bodyguards standing behind him blocking the view of regular people, I’m disgusted. But … more
Someone, perhaps her mother, left her on a bench near a bus stop in Beijing. Because she had no identification records of any kind, doctors estimated she was about 3 years old based on weight and height. A woman found her and took her to a … more
The public policy distortions the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) has created in Colorado are not readily apparent to the average voter. For the most part, taxpayers have been inclined to believe that TABOR has guaranteed them a veto over tax … more
Congress, after months of prolonged bickering turned into years of unnecessary gridlock, finally passed a full, long-term farm bill. That means strengthened conservation programs, additional resources for managing our forests, funding for rural … more
Have you ever stopped to consider what a marvelously flexible tool the English language is? For instance, consider the difference between the two concepts of “transition” and “cleaning house.” Frequently, a transition implies a change … more
Last week's editorial, "Time for major immigration reform," suggests that those who have come here illegally deserve amnesty via the S. 744 bill. And Amnesty is what the Gang of Eight and bill S.744 … more
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