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Editorial Cartoon

DATE: March 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Auto industry

Nine months ago, gasoline prices were twice what they are now and the Detroit auto makers were criticized for having too few models that ran on little gas and too many large SUVs with big V-8s....

DATE: March 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Lands bill

After two years of negotiating and coalition-building, Congress finally has passed a package of 170 lands bills that, combined, protect 2 million acres of wilderness throughout the country, in...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: March 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Budget cuts

The idea that government spending is synonymous with waste is being put the test in Denver as the Colorado Legislature looks for more ways to cut the state's budget. For while there is undoubtedly...

DATE: March 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: March 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Bankruptcy

In 2005, Congress passed legislation that placed tougher restrictions on the circumstances under which an individual could file for bankruptcy protection and discharge unpayable debts.Among other...

DATE: March 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

D.C.'s reform-minded school chief deserves Obama's support

WASHINGTON - The most unlikely figure in the struggle to reform America's education system right now is Michelle Rhee.She's a Korean-American chancellor of schools in a city that is mostly...

DATE: March 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Card check: Good legislation for unions, bad for America

The Obama administration's budget is full of proposals that threaten to weaken our staggering economy. Higher taxes on high earners and reduced deductions for their charitable contributions and...

DATE: March 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: March 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Health care

Finding solutions to the shortage of primary-care providers in La Plata County has proved increasingly elusive during the last several years, despite the unyielding efforts of a dedicated group of...

DATE: March 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Trivial pursuit: Focusing on bonuses ignores real problems

WASHINGTON - A $14 trillion economy hangs by a thread composed of (a) a comically cynical, pitchfork-wielding Congress, (b) a hopelessly understaffed, stumbling Obama administration, and (c) $165...

DATE: March 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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