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Editor:A primary election in June? Isn’t it usually held in August?Not anymore. The date was changed in response to a new federal law (the MOVE ACT: Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment) that...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Choosing Furse is a no-brainer

Editor:I wonder if any of your readers remember a couple years ago, a local woman had received four DUIs, one resulting in an altercation with police, another resulting in a high speed race back to...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Discovery charges are typical defense tactics

Editor:Furse and his supporters may think discovery issues are critical to undermining the Wasley campaign. They are wrong. Discovery charges are typical defense attorney tactics used in the...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley presented DNA evidence well

Editor:Regarding the current discussion concerning DNA evidence in criminal justice and the DA of Montezuma County, Russell Wasley, I would like to submit the following viewpoint. I am a recently...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote for incumbent Republican DA Wasley

Editor:Negative stories about true Republicans in a liberal newspaper are nothing new. It is precisely these types of tactics that criminal defense attorneys like Will Furse use to defend their...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley is a real Republican

Editor:I have known Russell Wasley for many yearsand I know in fact he is a real Republican. I know him to be a very honest and capableman. Carlos KjellanderDurangoVia CortezJournal.com

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley’s case was clear, pragmatic, competent

Editor:I recently served as jury foreman on an attempted murder trial in Montezuma County. I have only lived in Montezuma County for a year and a half and do not follow local politics much. The...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The experience of repeated discovery violations

Editor:In Saturday’s Journal opinion section, a lady stated her belief that women should support an “experienced”district attorney, meaning Russ Wasley, of course. Should all women support Mr....

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The Cortez Journal vs. the county

Editor:Republicans are used to seeing the national media advocate against conservatives. It is somewhat distressing, however, to see our local paper champion liberal causes at odds with Montezuma...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Court-ordered classes are too expensive

Editor:Since I am the only one with the grapes. I will speak for the criminals of this fine town for the moment.I, for one, am tired of watching our relatives and friends weeping over how they can...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Let’s re-elect Wasley

Editor:Over the past couple months I’ve read the pros and cons of both candidates for district attorney. Rather than be swayed by rhetoric, I’ve decided to go on the facts. Russell Wasley, the...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The local GOP was chugging along just fine

Editor:I find it interesting that a man who accuses others of seeing conspiracies seems to find so much conspiracy in the Republican Party. The local party was chugging along just fine until a...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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