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Obama's ambition troubling to one of 'epistemological modesty'

"We cannot successfully address any of our problems without addressing all of them."- Barack Obama, Feb. 21, 2009When I was a freshman in college, I was assigned Reflections on the Revolution in...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Death penalty

A bill in the Colorado Legislature to do away with the death penalty generated some unusual testimony Monday as families of murder victims spoke in its favor. Our lawmakers should heed their advice...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: Feb. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

White House control of census threatens to politicize process

All of America was watching Barack Obama on Jan. 20 as he promised to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." But few thought that, within a month, controversy would...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: Feb. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

River Trail

The city of Durango and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad came to an agreement last week that will allow the extension of the River Trail from 32nd Street north to the city limits near...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Land-use code

To its great credit, La Plata County is taking a proactive and thorough approach to determining how it will grow and change in the years to come. That effort has come in the form of a multilayered...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Indian Muslims take essential stand against suicide bombers

NEW DELHI, India - There are nine bodies - all of them young men - that have been lying in a Mumbai hospital morgue since Nov. 29. They may be stranded there for a while, because no local Muslim...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Obama on housing

Speaking in Phoenix on Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced his plan to help troubled homeowners. As with almost everything from the federal government of late it involves billions of...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Planners notwithstanding, Americans not up for Amsterdam

You may not know it to look at them, but urban planners are human and have dreams. One dream many share is that Americans will give up their love affair with suburban sprawl and will rediscover...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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