Deal with UCHealth a win for Memorial

By: George Hayes

Memorial Hospital is a place I hold dear to my heart. My parents were both patients here - and I am among the untold people who associate the hospital with the most personal of moments.

Health care is, after...

Lifting ban on crude oil exports boosts security

By: Dan Nordberg

Protection. It's a powerful motivator.

It's why we fund defense and intelligence to keep us safe from those in the world who don't share our values and wish us harm. It's why we lock our doors at night to...

Impact of classroom technology questioned

By: Gene A. Budig and Alan Heapsgene a. budig and alan heaps

For decades, there has been a vision of an education system transformed by technology. Many have believed, or at least hoped, that the combined power of hardware, software and the Internet would vastly improve...

GUEST COLUMN: Government should get out of the marriage license business

By: Scott Weiser

Let us abandon the question of whether a county clerk in Kentucky must or must not issue marriage licenses to gays. Let us instead challenge the authority of any county clerk anywhere to issue a marriage license to...

GUEST COLUMN: Congress must keep its spending promise to Colorado taxpayers

By: Marc Short and Andy Koenig Guest columnists

Will Congress keep its word?

Colorado's senators and representatives have to answer this question between now and Wednesday.

By the end of the month, they must pass a federal funding bill for the next...

GUEST COLUMN: Pope's theology of boldness

By: Cate terwilliger

My typical reaction to a papal visit is to roll my eyes and sigh heavily, anticipating that the allegedly liberal media will once again - in terms of ink and air time - essentially convert to Catholicism for the...

GUEST COLUMN: The double standard on smoking vs. marijuana

By: Ed Feulner

A lot of things can date an old movie or TV show: clothes, furniture, cars. And another thing: cigarettes. They're all over the place in many films, markers of an era when smoking was far more common.

It took...

GUEST COLUMN: Employee Rights Act pushes Democrats into a policy box canyon

By: Richard Berman

In old Western movies, the climax often took place in a "box canyon." Some gang was lured into a trap where the high stone walls left no good exit or place to hide. Rifles (with unlimited ammunition) and the...