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The Pueblo Chieftain editorial: Plan for better roads

Colorado needs a workable plan to invest in a better state highway and local transportation system than we have now. Current conditions are intolerable. All of us are adversely affected by inadequate roadways that cannot carry the ever-increasing traffic, particularly between Colorado Springs and the Denver metro area. Interstate 25 woes will only get worse as […]

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The Colorado Springs Gazette editorial: NATO is essential to a strong Western alliance

President Donald Trump has corrected his error about NATO, making it clear in recent days that he does not regard it as “obsolete,” which was how he described it during the election campaign. Instead he affirmed his commitment to that crucial alliance in Europe. He is also, as a corollary, right to call on European […]

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Duran picks up another accolade, as DU puts her in a class with top CEOs, Snapchat guru and hockey legend

Colorado House Speaker Crisanta Duran’s office is crowded with the awards and commendations of a young and successful life in Colorado politics. She recently added another big one: a member of the University of Denver’s Distinguished Alumni Class of 2017, the distinguished institution’s highest honor. At just 36, Duran is the youngest member among the six inductees: Debra […]

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Boulder Daily Camera editorial: Another immigration gimmick

Bills being floated in Congress by a handful of Republicans would impose taxes on remittances — money U.S. residents send abroad, usually to relatives — to pay for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. The idea is as flawed as Trump’s own ridiculous assertion that Mexico must and will eventually pay for the wall. Mexico […]

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Fort Collins Coloradoan editorial: We honor all who sacrifice for freedom

Each year we rightly celebrate Memorial Day. We remember those who served in uniform and died either in armed conflict or from various other causes. Memorial Day grew out of Decoration Day, first celebrated in 1868 when the Grand Army of the Republic decorated the graves of the Union war dead with flowers. Former Confederate […]

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Pueblo Chieftain editorial: Plan for better roads

Colorado needs a workable plan to invest in a better state highway and local transportation system than we have now. Current conditions are intolerable. All of us are adversely affected by inadequate roadways that cannot carry the ever-increasing traffic, particularly between Colorado Springs and the Denver metro area. Interstate 25 woes will only get worse as […]

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Colorado Springs Gazette editorial: Carson calls poverty ‘a state of mind’

Moments after Dr. Ben Carson called poverty “a state of mind,” much of the mainstream media and other foes of the Trump administration went hysterical. The director of Housing and Urban Development is callous toward the poor, we were told. NBC News instantly determined Carson was “under fire.” Lawyer and New York Times writer Zerlina […]

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