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Editorial Cartoon

DATE: May 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

With torture, Obama is making the best of ugly alternatives

Weighing everything, President Barack Obama got it about as right as one could when he decided to ban the use of torture, to release the Bush torture memos for public scrutiny and not to prosecute...

DATE: April 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: April 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Desert Rock

Since it was first issued in 2008, the air-quality permit for the proposed Desert Rock Energy Project has left all but the project's supporters somewhat nonplussed by the science of the process...

DATE: April 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: April 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Swine flu testing our ability to mount a 21st-century response

In these post-Cold War days, we don't face a single concentrated threat. We face a series of decentralized, transnational threats: jihadi terrorism, a global financial crisis, global warming,...

DATE: April 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Specter's switch

Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania has a reputation as something of a political chameleon. In leaving the Republican party Tuesday to join the Democrats, he was reversing his move to the GOP made...

DATE: April 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: April 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

editorial cartoon

DATE: April 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Obama lets Congress - and lobbyists - do the heavy lifting

The balance between the executive and legislative branches in writing laws has changed over the centuries.In the 19th century, Sen. Stephen Douglas wrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act, with President...

DATE: April 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Death and cigarettes

Although she normally can be counted on as a voice for reason and good judgment, state Rep. Ellen Roberts, R-Durango, got two votes wrong last week.In both cases, it would appear party politics won...

DATE: April 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: April 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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