More Opinion - Guest Column Articles

  • GUEST COLUMN: A threat to economic opportunity

    Will Coggin
    Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    Imagine a country where the man in charge could, by the stroke of a pen, ban certain use of public lands by citizens. Sound undemocratic? Amazingly, this power is afforded to the president. And if President Barack Obama's allies get their way, soon parts of Colorado and the West will...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Drug law enforcement isn't racial

    John P. Walters and David W. Murray
    Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    Mayor Bill de Blasio seems to believe that law enforcement doesn't so much protect minority communities as harm them. His administration's latest effort will have the NYPD reduce enforcement of marijuana laws - a move toward legalization under the banner of social justice. The push...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Business model, at cost of principles, not way for Republican Party

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Nothing surprises me anymore when pseudo-conservatives talk about how the Republican Party could gain more relevance if they just followed their particular brand of leadership. Those that have succeeded in business, at least by their estimation, are convinced they have the answers to...

  • LITTWIN: Having the ugly conversation on race

    MIKE LITTWIN
    Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    If you believe the polls or watch cable TV news, you may be halfway convinced that race relations in America have somehow grown worse during the tenure of the first black president. But if that seems counterintuitive, that's because, well, it is. It's counterintuitive and it's wrong....

  • GUEST COLUMN: Our republic is in danger

    ROD BERNSEN
    Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    By now you have to know the legacy big-city newspapers, ABC, CBS, NBC and their JV cable stations have a liberal bias in their presentation of the news. The real danger to our republic is what the mainstream media (MSM) is not reporting. MSM reports on a Staten Island, N.Y., man who...

  • Opinion: Police run toward danger while cowards run away, second-guess their actions

    Ken Buck
    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Have we forgotten 9/11? Do we remember the police officers, firefighters and EMS teams who died trying to save innocent victims of a terrorist attack? Alongside brave firefighters and selfless EMS teams, 23 courageous New York City police officers and 37 Port Authority officers gave...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Christians and Satanists should unite

    By Ashley smith
    Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    A Christmas angel is on fire at Florida's State's Capitol building this holiday season. Adjacent to a traditional nativity scene, this disturbing display depicts an angel falling from the sky in burning flames with a sign overhead wishing "Happy Holidays from the Satanic Temple". The...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Conservative movement needs a makeover

    Robert Blaha
    Published: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    The elections are over, and as conservatives we experienced victory and defeat. After an appropriate celebration, the question becomes: Where do we go from here? How do we remain relevant and escape extinction? Though we had much to celebrate after the 2014 mid-terms, we must be...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Colorado Springs Manifesto

    Gregory Olinyk
    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    On April 6 my Gazette Guest Editorial about revitalizing our economy suddenly opened the “proverbial door” to interview and interact with a broad spectrum of our city’s leading civic, business, military and political leaders; including a majority of our City Council. Their generous...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Save Browns Canyon from its would-be saviors

    Sean Paige -
    Published: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    One problem with most politicians is that they just don't know when to leave well-enough alone. That impulse to fix what isn't broken helps explain why so many of their "solutions" make matters worse. One prime example of this is the push by Sens. Michael Bennet and Mark Udall to...

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