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  • Public converges on Capitol, says 'no' to another bad idea

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Coloradans have learned it the hard way: No one is safe with the Legislature in session. Colorado is well known as a political test lab for the left, and this week's experiment stretched the boundaries of absurdity. Radical experimentation gave us last-year's jobs-killing energy...

  • EDITORIAL: Yakety yak council meetings outlast New York's, Chicago's

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    The City Council met for 13 hours. The April 8 session came one day after the council met informally for more than five hours. That's 18 hours in just two days. A meeting in November lasted 14 hours. Routine marathon sessions have resulted in no substantive progress for residents....

  • EDITORIAL: Gazette wins Pulitzer Prize in quest to serve community

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    The Gazette won the Pulitzer Prize Monday, journalism's top award, because of a series of articles that is improving the plight of military personnel who risk their lives to keep the United States safe and free. Like all great journalists, reporter Dave Philipps uses his career as a...

  • EDITORIAL: Proponent of eminent domain law impedes property rights

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    In a 12-hour meeting that ended at 1 a.m. and accomplished little, City Councilman Joel Miller tried to rush through a grandstanding law that would protect residents from a conspiracy theory. Without Miller's ordinance, the story goes, city government will confiscate homes. We need...

  • EDITORIAL: We deserve genuine process in ethics inquiry of governor

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission will meet Monday to decide whether to proceed with a complaint against Gov. John Hickenlooper. The members haven't yet conducted due diligence and are nowhere near the point of legitimately dismissing reasonable concerns raised in a formal...

  • Rep. Lamborn bill keeps terrorists out of our country

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

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  • EDITORIAL: Law forces photographers to work same-sex weddings

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Thank goodness our semi-free market provides so much choice. A decision by the Supreme Court on Monday, forcing photographers to work at same-sex weddings, reminds us why freedom requires virtuous behavior. Though preacher Fred Phelps died, his Westboro Baptist church lives on with...

  • LETTERS: Army's new regulations discriminatory?; throwing money at green solutions

    by name Newspaper -
    Published: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    Regulations outrageously unfair On March 31, a new Army regulation, AR 670-1, was updated in regards to grooming and appearance for male and female U.S. soldiers. I agree that men and women should maintain a professional appearance at all times, but the new standards are not only...

  • EDITORIAL: Outrageous ruling threatens open meetings protections

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    Transparent government is a Colorado virtue. Laws that mandate open records, meetings and process are about as controversial as mom and apple pie. That's because government is chosen and funded by the people to serve the people, so almost nothing should be done in secrecy to exclude...

  • EDITORIAL: America's problems rooted in new approach to governance

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    America has flourished with free markets and liberty. The more the courts have deregulated people, by limiting government authority, the better Americans have lived. When government freed slaves, we became better. When courts struck down Jim Crow laws and segregation, they deregulated...

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