Home » Archives by category » Opinion (Page 139)

A couple of interesting news releases came across my desk recently. Neither was earth-shattering-breaking news, but both seemed to be just interesting enough to throw into the “possible column ideas” basket. The first (of course there really is no particular order of importance here) concerns a survey that Accountemps commissioned to determine the time of… Continue Reading Staying productive while juggling multiple offers

Continue reading …

Editor’s note: In December, the University of Denver announced the formation of the Colorado Economic Futures Panel to analyze the state’s fiscal situation and provide a platform for informed discussion and possible solutions. Sixteen business and civic leaders from across the state comprise the panel, including Dick Celeste, president of Colorado College. This is part… Continue Reading Do TABOR limits match the needs of Colorado?

Continue reading …

Dear Editor: As a domestic contract manufacturer, I urge you to support H.R. 3283 The United States Trade Rights Enforcement Act introduced by Representatives Phil English (R-Pa.) and Bill Thomas (R-Calif.). Passage of this bill will enable me to compete on a more level playing field with Chinese exports. Over the last five years my… Continue Reading Passage of trade act key to ensuring fair competition

Continue reading …

Believe it or not, Colorado Springs isn’t one of the best places to live in America. Of course that’s a subjective conclusion arrived at by Money magazine and CNN/Money based on data from OnBoard. According to the aforementioned authorities, the best place to live in America in 2005 is Moorestown, N.J. The only Colorado town… Continue Reading Being chosen as the best may not always be best

Continue reading …

A couple of interesting news releases came across my desk recently. Neither was earth-shattering-breaking news, but both seemed to be just interesting enough to throw into the “possible column ideas” basket. The first (of course there really is no particular order of importance here) concerns a survey that Accountemps commissioned to determine the time of… Continue Reading Staying productive while juggling multiple offers

Continue reading …

Letter to the Editor

Comments Off

Dear Editor: Your July 1 column on the recent Supreme Court decision allowing seizure of private property was absolutely right. However, this is not just occurring far away. Over the past six years, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has stolen millions of dollars worth of private property in Colorado and Wyoming from private citizens,… Continue Reading Letter to the Editor

Continue reading …

Let the robber beware

Comments Off

Is your home or business protected against intruders by an alarm system? When the alarm is triggered, a signal is sent to a central monitoring station. An employee of the security company calls the police to respond. This scenario is played out thousands of times a day, dispatching patrol cars that rush to the scene.… Continue Reading Let the robber beware

Continue reading …

Leadership and the arts go hand in hand

Comments Off

There is a new leadership program in town. The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, which has been in Denver for quite a while, is offering its first class in Colorado Springs this September. The program is being sponsored locally by the Gay and Lesbian Fund, the Bee Vradenburg Foundation, the Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation,… Continue Reading Leadership and the arts go hand in hand

Continue reading …

Dear Editor: The editorial piece from the Colorado Economic Futures Panel certainly started with the wrong assumption-“one state with a relatively consistent taxing and spending structure…” That is most certainly not what we have, nor what we should seek. I would submit to you, and to members of that Uber-Panel that our tax structures resemble… Continue Reading Futures Panel misses mark on state's taxing structure

Continue reading …

Last week, Judith Miller of The New York Times was sent to jail for refusing to reveal the name of one of her sources. And while I’ll likely lose my press pass for saying it, I think she deserved to go to jail. (I also think that the collective whining of the Fourth Estate about… Continue Reading Accepting the outcome of promising anonymity

Continue reading …