Samuelson: We need higher taxes

WASHINGTON – Can we get real about “tax reform,” the Republican promise to enact deep tax cuts that will spur economic growth? Probably not, but let’s give it a try. For starters, we can stop...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

James: Thoughts on war for profit

Maybe it’s just me, but it’s been more than 15 years since Sept. 11, 2001. Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden are dead. Reckon enough is enough? Ike warned us against the “military-industrial...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Samuelson: Chinese ‘innovation mercantilism’ is a real threat

WASHINGTON — There is much to dislike in President Trump’s trade agenda, but he is correct on one subject: China’s relentless quest to extort American “intellectual property” – technologies,...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Samuelson: Economy a puzzing combination of strong and weak

WASHINGTON – A persisting puzzle about the U.S. economy is how it can seem both strong and weak. On the one hand, it remains a citadel of innovation, producing new companies like Uber. On the...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Rankin: What is Colorado doing for its high-achieving students?

Have you ever asked a question and been given the answer, “It’s complicated?” Me, too. It’s a frequently used phrase around the Colorado Department of Education. Recently, I was having a...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

James: Taking part in celebrations of life

Funerals. Ever been to one? Yeah, me too. Been to a few. It makes me smile that they call it “a celebration of life” these days. That’s nice. Much better than the old organ playing “weepers and...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Krauthammer: Reality TV - ‘The Pompadours of 1600 Pennsylvania’

WASHINGTON – A future trivia question and historical footnote, the spectacular 10-day flameout of Anthony Scaramucci qualifies as the most entertaining episode yet of the ongoing reality show that...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Tipton: Securing our nation

The United States has stood strong for 241 years. Through our commitment to a strong national defense, we have been able to protect our interests at home and abroad. Unfortunately, as our...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Krauthammer: Mistreatment of Jeff Sessions carries implications

WASHINGTON – Transparency, thy name is Trump. No filter, no governor, no editor lies between his impulses and his public actions. He tweets, therefore he is. Ronald Reagan was so self-contained and...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Grantham: Governor’s climate gambit reeks of Obama-style overreach

News accounts of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s recent decision to accelerate renewable energy goals for Colorado and join the “U.S. Climate Alliance,” aligning the state with international commitments...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Samuelson: How health care controls us more than we control it

WASHINGTON – If we learned anything from the bitter debate over the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) – which seems doubtful – it is that we cannot discuss health care in a way that is at once...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Krauthammer: Collusion was incompetent, but it was very real

WASHINGTON – The Russia scandal has entered a new phase and there’s no going back. For six months, the White House claimed that this scandal was nothing more than innuendo about Trump campaign...

DATE: July 20, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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