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Robinson: Categorizing ‘real Americans’ is offensive

WASHINGTON — The most offensive and corrosive idea in our politics today is that some Americans are more “real” than others. Don’t you dare buy it. Republicans are cynically peddling this...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Brooks: Trump’s lizard wisdom plays out in thug world

We’re all educated by our peers and, over the years, a good portion of Donald Trump’s peers have been bullies and thugs. Operating in the New York construction world meant dealing with S&A...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | COLUMN: David Brooks

Huser: Hiding details of child suicide solves nothing

The bill passed recently by Colorado legislators to exempt the autopsy reports of minor children from the Colorado Open Records Act is a product of good intentions, but it’s a bad idea that won’t...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Kristof: Trump vandalizes the Iran deal

President Donald Trump’s attempt to blow up the Iranian nuclear deal isn’t foreign policy. It’s vandalism. Trump is abandoning the Iran deal, with nothing to replace it, even though his own...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

Bruni: Renounce Pelosi, ignore Trump ... and win?

WAXHAW, N.C. — Does Conor Lamb strike twice? Dan McCready certainly hopes so. Like Lamb, who won a special House election in Pennsylvania two months ago, McCready is a Democratic congressional...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Frank Bruni

Local voters still can’t see Colorado TV

So, here we are on another election cycle forced to watch ads for people we cannot vote for. Meantime, the “demise” of the Denver Post has added to the problem of Colorado voters having sources...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Collins: Sex, Trump and Planned Parenthood’s Richards

Cecile Richards just finished her Planned Parenthood farewell tour. Lots to reminisce about. But let’s start with her famous meeting with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. It was after the election,...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | COLUMN: Gail Collins

Whitewater Park: Additional work on the rapids at Santa Rita improves the home-town river run

One year ago this week, we published an editorial that questioned the wisdom of the city’s work on the Durango Whitewater Park. That project produced a revised and challenging entrance to the...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Dance with me at the MAGA ball

Welcome to the MAGA ball. Clog along with me to the rhythms of ineptitude and venality by the Swamp Drainers, the most newsworthy band of headliners America’s ever seen. Vocals are by DeVos, off...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sholler: Weave compassion with innovation to address root causes of homelessness and poverty

Mahatma Gandhi said, “The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” The city’s sit/lie ordinance has been repackaged as a safety/accessibility...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Parker: A primer on the primary for unaffiliated voters

The 2018 election season is gearing up into full swing and the Colorado primary election for candidates from each party is coming June 26. Ballots will be mailed automatically to all active...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

McLachlan: Session was productive for everyone

The 71st Session of the General Assembly came to a resounding close Wednesday night after 120 days of crafting, discussing, arguing, reconciling, meeting and contemplating. Fourteen of my bills,...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | COLUMN: From the State House