Opinion

Endorsements: The word ‘every’ does not need replacing

The Colorado Constitution currently states that every citizen who has attained the age of 18 years, has lived in the state for some time as may be prescribed and has duly registered as a voter if...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: The time has come for popular vote

Here is a reminder why the presidential candidates are spending so much money and time in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida: They are among the few so-called battleground states where support for the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: American caste

A year ago, when former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, a white woman, was sentenced for the murder of Botham Jean, a Black man whom she shot to death as he was watching TV and eating ice cream...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: Unrecycling

Nearly 25 years ago, The New York Times Magazine ’s John Tierney wrote an essay, “Recycling Is Garbage ,” that, you may not be surprised to hear, set a record for the volume of hate mail the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: The accidental president

Theodore Roosevelt, force of nature and future president, was the vice president on Sept. 14, 1901, when President William McKinley died of gunshot wounds inflicted by the anarchist assassin Leon...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: Let towns have their way on gaming

A Yes vote on Amendment 77 will change state constitution and law to allow residents of Central City, Black Hawk and Cripple Creek to expand gaming and gaming limits. All three are former gold...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: Amendment B makes sense

In 1982, the Gallagher Amendment was needed to halt the climbing residential taxes that Coloradans were facing. Included in an equation that set residential taxes at 45% of what would be collected,...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: A strong broadside against nicotine use

Proposition EE would tax nicotine from all sides, adding to cigarette taxes, taxing wholesalers and for the first time taxing vaping. (Chewing tobacco is targeted as well.) Imaginatively, the...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: Put new state fee initiatives to voters

Supporters and opponents of Proposition 117, which will require voters to approve any new state enterprise that is expected to be supported by more than $100 million in revenue from fees over five...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: It was never about manners

In a time of what seems to be increasing violence in American cities stemming from the left and the right battling over Black Lives Matter, it is almost refreshing and more unreservedly moving and...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: The first Labor Day parade – they all smoked cigars

It was all about a show of force. In 1869, a handful of men, among them Philadelphia tailors, founded a secret organization, a grand union, which they dubbed the Noble Order of the Knights of...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: 6th Judicial District Attorney Christian Champagne deserves your vote now

Sixth Judicial District Attorney Christian Champagne is running unopposed for another four-year term. No one should underestimate the difficulty of this job, which requires Champagne to make...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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