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Today's Opinions

  • Our Readers Write

    Schools should answer pay questions before asking for tax increase
    Editor:

  • Don’t forget: There’s a war going on

    Here in America, we like the news. Our national press generously treats us to salacious details of Prince Harry’s escapade in Las Vegas, or the seemingly endless traffic travails of Lindsay Lohan. We’re at no loss for commentary on Britney Spears’ X-Factor judging style, or endless analysis of LeBron James’ fourth-quarter playing style.

  • Our Readers Write

    Facts support need for tax increase for Jeffco Schools
    Editor:
    I applaud your efforts to examine both sides of voting issues 3A and 3B for Jefferson County Schools. However, misleading information has emerged, in some headlines, article tone, and through a few individuals at Board of Education meetings.

  • Tough question, simple solution

    By Jim Rohrer
    The most emotional political issue of the day may well be illegal immigration. With 15 million Americans unemployed or having given up looking for work, it’s hard to understand why we allow about the same number of illegals to take those jobs.

  • Our Readers Write

    States attempting to undermine Voting Rights Act
    Editor:
    This month marks the 47th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act, which outlawed discrimination in voting and has been instrumental in ensuring that citizens’ voting rights are protected from nefarious state election laws. Instead of celebrating, we have watched attempts to undermine this vital law in states across the country.

  • Let’s look at senior property-tax break

  • Our Readers Write

    Mary Parker listening to the voters in state House race
    Editor:
    Yes, Justin Everett won the Republican primary; however, he will soon fall far behind my candidate, Mary Parker.

  • In defense of Ted Cruz, the Tea Party

    Last week, Ted Cruz won the Republican U.S. Senate primary in Texas over a better-known, better-funded opponent. If you’ve followed the race, the narrative from the press has essentially been that Cruz is a Tea Party-backed firebrand whose knee-jerk ideology presages a rightward lurch for the GOP.