Opinion

From the Department of Injustice, more prohibition

After foraging through the dumpster of discarded ideas, the Trump administration has dragged out another fetid reject as part of its campaign to roll back modernity, common sense and the will of...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Harrop: Seven habits of highly effective resisters

Cleaning up the cultural and civic debris left by Donald Trump and his right-wing helpers will require concerted effort. The “resistance” is determined to do that, but to succeed, its members must...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Brooks: Praise for those who ‘move in traffic with prudence’

Over the past several years we have done an outstanding job of putting total sleazoids at the top of our society: Trump, Bannon, Ailes, Weinstein, Cosby, etc. So it was good to get a reminder,...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Brooks: The retreat to tribalism

Imagine three kids running around a maypole, forming a chain with their arms. The innermost kid is holding the pole with one hand. The faster they run, the more centrifugal force there is tearing...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Linnett: Hemp replaces uranium in rural western Colorado

When locals in western Colorado’s old uranium mining towns of Naturita and Nucla get word that a journalist is coming to town, they reach for their guns. Not to shoot the “fake news” media. No,...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Atkinson: Breaking up with carbon, turning concern into action

According to Yale University’s 2016 Climate Opinion Maps , 68 percent of Americans are worried about climate change and the harm to future generations, plants and animals from global warming. More...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Siggins: Embark up 2018 with intention

It’s hard to believe that another year is in the books; 2017 flew by and it will go down as one of the most intense years in history. Despite what it may seem, there are more good things happening...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Schultz: Button, button, who’s got the button?

In the early evening of Jan. 2, the president of the United States tweeted this boast: “North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the ‘Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times.’ Will...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Atkinson: Breaking up with carbon, turning concern into action

According to Yale University’s 2016 Climate Opinion Maps , 68 percent of Americans are worried about climate change and the harm to future generations, plants and animals from global warming. More...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Douthat: What has Mitt Romney learned?

First, some praise for Mitt Romney, who is apparently poised to run for the Senate from Utah now that Orrin Hatch has announced his retirement. The 2012 Republican presidential nominee is a man of...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Parker: With her new role, Gretchen Carlson wins again

WASHINGTON – If karma is a b---h, then justice is a beauty queen. After recent revelations that the CEO of the Miss America Organization and its pageant scriptwriter were talking trash about past...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Dougherty: Coloradan’s health and environment should not be the casualties of politics

When a deadly combination of politics, favoritism and hypocrisy are guiding our country’s environmental policy, we risk damaging not only the environment, but the confidence of the people of...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed