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Cafferty: Fort Lewis stakeholders should avoid distractions

Another swing at the gut of the administration while offering no effective solution to the issues facing Fort Lewis College – that’s what I see when I read yet another piece making wild accusations...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Mitsch Bush: Rush to a political win spells a huge loss for Americans

Many economists, tax analysts, nonpartisan organizations like the Joint Committee on Taxation, and former officials from both Republican and Democratic administrations agree that the Tax Cuts and...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Ramos: The Masterpiece Cakeshop case isn’t about cake

On Dec. 5, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case, a case about a Colorado bakery that refused to sell a wedding...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Cure: When thoughts and prayers are not enough

While definitions differ, Congress has defined a “mass killing” as one in which three or more people are killed in a single incident in a public place. From Sandy Hook to Charleston, San...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Tingey: Local industry relies on public lands from here to Alaska

This has been a tough year for public land advocates. There is increasing activity across the country to open up America’s public lands to oil and gas leasing. Currently, there is bill working its...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Rankin: Watching local elections, observing online schools and superintendents’ meeting

Congratulations to all candidates who ran for their local school boards and to those winning their elections earlier this month. Now the hard work begins. Since my last column, I’ve been busy...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Friedman: Saudi Arabia’s ‘Arab Spring’ arrives, at long last

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — I never thought I’d live long enough to write this sentence: The most significant reform process underway anywhere in the Middle East today is in Saudi Arabia. Yes, you read...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Krugman: Simply put, it is the biggest tax scam in history

Donald Trump likes to declare that every good thing that happens while he’s in office – job growth, rising stock prices, whatever – is the biggest, greatest, best ever. Then the fact-checkers weigh...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Trump’s take on trade may well lead to dead end

WASHINGTON – Most Americans likely think that our trade policies have been largely the same since the Republic’s earliest days. The assumptions are that we’re free traders now and always have...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Scarborough: Republicans are repeating a reckless cycle

Since Ronald Reagan’s rise to the White House in 1980, tax cuts have been the one issue that has unified all wings of the Republican Party. According to conservative legend, Reagan’s massive...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Martinez: Proposed college name change hides history of racism

What’s in a name? Fort Lewis College is asking that question as we speak. Certainly, names hold importance; they’re part of our identity. For some, names are the testament of their legacy – names...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Hedges: TABOR at 25 is an outdated artifact for tomorrow’s economy

Twenty-five years ago this month, Colorado voters approved adding Article X Section 20 to the state constitution. That same year, Motorola introduced one of the first handheld digital mobile...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed