Opinion

Civility committee members are uncivil

I read with some interest about the announcement of the formation of the Committee for Civility in County Government (“Group for Montezuma County civility,” letters, Dec. 24). We can surely agree...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

U.S. big debt bubble is about to explode

In the history of mankind there has never been a fiat currency that has survived, if that systems was mired in corruption coupled with uncontrolled national debt. The recent report of $21 trillion...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

An appeal to Rep. Scott Tipton on wall

Shame on you for your support of funding for a border wall. You should be well aware of the poverty that exists in your congressional district and the difficult access to affordable health care...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

This Trump show is just like a bad soap

What if everyone thought as highly about themselves as President Trump does? What would this world look like? Maybe we should impeach him and make him king? Trump would certainty find this title...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

President Trump is a very big, big liar

I would like to mention that President Donald Trump has stated he is proud to be American and wants to make America Great Again, whatever that means. America has always been great. Just ask our...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

If D.C. can go green, America can do it

Washington, D.C. just became the only jurisdiction in North America that has enacted a concrete, mandatory, detailed, comprehensive law to reduce emissions at a pace compatible with keeping global...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hospitals, insurers are ripping us off

My holiday spirit U-turned when I signed up for 2019 health insurance. The monthly premiums and huge deductible felt like a one-two punch to the gut. Not only do Southwest residents pay much higher...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

That star had to lead them to Nazareth

With respect to Mr. Weintraub’s article The Mystery of Christmas in the Dec. 21 edition: While “The Beautiful Star of Bethlehem” is a pretty song, the fact is that the star had to have led the wise...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Pssst: Free advice, Mister President

How to build and fund a border wall: First, deal with prison reform, making it possible to use prison labor to build the wall. Then pull troops out of Syria and use that unnecessary expenditure to...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Media is deceiving public on sandwiches

Merriam-Webster defines a sandwich as “two or more slices of bread or a split roll having a filling in between.” The definition clearly states “bread,” which would seemingly disqualify the notion...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tax credits can help with insurance cost

Thank you for the recent article on the cost of health insurance which pointed out the acute challenge of high premiums in rural areas of our state (“High health insurance prices mean ill winds in...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We have invested millions in Cortez

I am concerned by comments the Cortez Journal recently published from a letter writer who claimed TDS was not offering fast enough internet speeds (“Why must we go backward on internet? ,” Dec....

DATE: Dec. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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