Samuelson: Progress is the culprit of what really happened to coal

WASHINGTON – The coal-mining jobs that President Trump thinks were destroyed by government regulation – adopted to combat air pollution and global warming – were actually lost to old-fashioned...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Krauthammer: If it came to it, would we really die for Estonia?

WASHINGTON – So what if, in his speech to NATO, Donald Trump didn’t explicitly reaffirm the provision that an attack on one is an attack on all? What’s the big deal? Didn’t he affirm a general...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

The road to impeachment? We are not there yet.

WASHINGTON – I am not a big or even a little fan of President Donald Trump. Many of his policies strike me as undesirable, some in the extreme. His background and temperament have not prepared him...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Grantham: Colorado legislators found creative, bipartisan ways to notch wins

My takeaway, looking back on the first half of the 71st meeting of the Colorado General Assembly, is that a political deadlock doesn’t have to mean gridlock if lawmakers from both sides of the...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Attempts to solve Arab-Isreali conflict misguided

WASHINGTON – The quixotic American pursuit of Middle East peace is a perennial. It invariably fails, yet every administration feels compelled to give it a try. The Trump administration is no...

DATE: May 29, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Harris: Water markets can help the Dolores River, boaters, communities, fish and agriculture

The beautiful, red rock Dolores River Canyon is seeing the big spring runoff of which river-runners have long dreamt, thanks to unusually high seasonal snowpack. This spring’s melt is expected to...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Samuelson: Anti-globalization fervor pits politics against economics

WASHINGTON – Globalization has gotten a bad rap. The Trump White House associates it with all manner of economic evil, especially job loss. The administration has made undoing the damage a central...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Bigger, heavier trucks on Colorado highways a bad idea

While Colorado firefighters and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel often face tremendous obstacles and circumstances, the pledge we make as first responders is that we will always give our...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

The future of public lands and gateway communities

“Retaining the distinctively rural characteristics of Colorado’s gateway communities, and expanding visitation and recreation on surrounding public lands, are not mutually exclusive goals,” noted...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Samuelson: Will robots dis-employ us all? Apparently, not yet

WASHINGTON – We have yet another study that debunks the widespread notion that robots – and other forms of automation, including “artificial intelligence” – will destroy our jobs and lead to a...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Krauthammer: An ax murder, brutal by even Washington standards

WASHINGTON – It was implausible that FBI Director James Comey was fired in May 2017 for actions committed in July 2016 – the rationale contained in the memo by Deputy Attorney General Rod...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

I think the Wizard of Oz is in the White House

WASHINGTON – With near unanimity, my never-Trump friends confess a sense of relief. It could have been worse. They thought it would be worse. A deep apprehension still endures but the...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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