Opinion

Time for the GOP to wake up

Dear Editor:Watched the debate Thursday evening and there were only two who caught my attention. One was Herman Cain and he was fantastic. The other was Rick Santorum. Both are conservatives so the...

DATE: May 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Community effort to do what is best

Dear Editor:The action group, Save Our Councilors (the original SOC) wishes to thank the many people who assisted us in our goal to make certain the recall failed. We had just organized our group,...

DATE: May 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Put the unfortunate incident behind us

Dear Editor:Now that the special recall election is over, I would like to respond to a letter to the editor in the April 28 edition of the Journal. Von R. Flaugh alluded, by innuendo, that I and...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Get over it, birthers

Dear Editor:The obstinate birthers finally have come a cropper. In the face of overwhelming testimony from Hawaiian officials up to the governor of Hawaii himself, in the face of a legal...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Taxpayers deserve accountability

The city council recall was initiated by citizens of Cortez because we want accountable, honest, and diligent persons making decisions on how our tax dollars are spent and the ultimate future of...

DATE: April 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Council has acted with integrity

Dear Citizens of Cortez: While the recall proponents characterize our achievements as a misuse of tax dollars, we are proud of the work accomplished by the city on your behalf over the past few...

DATE: April 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City has participated in other street projects

Dear Editor:I have been watching the city council recall effort with considerable interest and feel compelled to comment.I find it astonishing that the proponents could offer up no viable...

DATE: April 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Putting millionaires before senior citizens

Dear Editor:The recession is far from over and so many people in my community are struggling to pay their bills, find a decent job and make a good life for their kids. Yet this reality has...

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Proponents haven’t been straight with the public

Dear Editor:I was Cortez city manager from 1999 to 2007. The recall people havenot been straight with the public. It starts with Brandon’s Gate. Part of the area was flooded for years by the open...

DATE: April 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Recall proponents should pay for election

Dear Editor:I propose a second question be added to the recall ballot: If this initiative goes down in flames, should those few people who are trying to foist it onto an unwilling public be...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Recall proponents don’t know the facts

Dear Editor:I read with interest Jodie Henley’s letter to editor in Saturday’s paper. It is quite apparent to me that she has not thoroughly investigated the facts concerning the agreement made...

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote to support our city council

Dear Editor:Voting is the most important, and should be the most valued right, we have. It is also one of the most ignored and abused. To vote means to have a say, even if we feel it to be a small...

DATE: April 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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