Opinion

We saw two human beings flayed – and for what?

WASHINGTON – In the end, everything – every blasted thing – gets sucked into the polarization black hole, never to emerge again. That now includes the U.S. Supreme Court. It is not, of course, that...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Michael Gerson

Samuelson: Why we don’t prepare for the future

WASHINGTON – More than 20 years ago, I wrote that Americans would solve their most pressing problems through either consensus or crisis. We would debate the country’s controversial issues until we...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

Gerson: Republicans must pick their point of resistance

WASHINGTON – One of the unpleasant surprises of your 50s (among many) is seeing the heroes and mentors of your 20s pass away. I worked for the late Chuck Colson of Watergate fame, who became,...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Michael Gerson

Parker: The loss of McCain leaves a void

WASHINGTON -- The world seems already a lesser place with the passing of Sen. John McCain. The ensuing deluge of accolades and tributes – notwithstanding the president’s limp and late...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Kidd: NEH grant to Crow Canyon pays dividends

Earlier this month, the National Endowment for the Humanities, which has supported the valuable work of Colorado Humanities and other cultural organizations for four decades, announced a new round...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Haukeness: Why are we so concerned about test scores?

The district received our state test scores showing the growth and achievement of our students this month. As a parent and a long-time educator, I know that each of our students is so much more...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | COLUMN: Education Update

Parker: Saying goodbye to a soldier and soul singer

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. – Ecclesiastes tells us that there’s a time to mourn and a time to dance, but lately I can hardly find time to mourn – and I’m dancing as fast as I can. These thoughts came...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

James: Keep forging ahead

Seems like we’ve had our share of “tribulation” – winter drought followed by summer fire – but through it all,with the help of dedicated firefighters and a slightly more generous weather pattern,...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | COLUMN: Watch Yore Topknot

Mayor Sheek: removing graffiti part of city’s cleanup plan

At council’s direction, Planning and Zoning has ramped up efforts in recent years to get property owners to repair or tear down unsafe structures, clean up property and remove weeds. We now have...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | COLUMN: From the Mayor

Rigney: Sen. Gardner, act now to preserve the LWCF

At Osprey – a leading manufacturer of outdoor gear employing over 115 people in the U.S. – we believe that adventure is open to everyone. Nowhere does that feel more true than in Colorado, which...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

MILBANK: Down badly at halftime, Trump declares victory

WASHINGTON – This is a grim moment for President Trump and his team. A Trump-boosting Republican member of Congress has been indicted on charges of insider trading – from the White House, no less....

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

Samuelson: The triumph of downward mobility

WASHINGTON – It’s an axiom among many Americans that each future generation will live better than its predecessor. New technologies, greater efficiencies and a can-do spirit will reward us with...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

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