Opinion

Youth offender bill makes sense

The Colorado Legislature on Monday passed a measure that will allow young people - who are no longer, by definition, juveniles - convicted of some crimes to serve their sentence in the Youth...

DATE: March 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Freedom of expression

Most citizens of the United States have never heard of the Chapultepec Declaration, and that needs to change. It is a remarkable document, written, adopted and signed by 100 private citizens at the...

DATE: March 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

9-R cuts

The increasingly common refrain from all sectors - public, private, individual - is announcements of what and how many cuts to make in light of the bleak economic climate. There are few, if any,...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Obama's budget reveals president to be 'a bold, progressive liberal'

You wouldn't know it some days, but there are moderates in this country - moderate conservatives, moderate liberals, just plain moderates. We sympathize with a lot of the things  President Obama is...

DATE: March 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Containing Iran

Not content with trying to prop up the economy, rework the federal budget, restart the financial system and reconfigure the tax code, President Barack Obama also is trying to contain Iran's nuclear...

DATE: March 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

GOP looks bad in budget blow-up

The Colorado Legislature has long been hamstrung by a trio of constitutional amendments that limit the amount of money the state can collect and restrict how it is spent. The net result of that...

DATE: March 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Liberals now are turning a blind eye to human-rights issues

On the last day of her trip to East Asia, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke briefly of the place of human rights in American policy toward China. "Our pressing on those issues" -...

DATE: March 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: March 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Health care

As a campaign issue in the months leading up to November's election, health care played a key role in differentiating the candidates - the Democrats from the Republicans, of course, but contenders...

DATE: March 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Feb. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

RIP Rocky

It is a sad day for Colorado journalism. The state's oldest newspaper, The Rocky Mountain News, published its last edition today.The only bright spot is the response of its erstwhile rival, The...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials