Opinion

No substitute for an intelligent argument

Dear Editor:I am responding to Larry Berger’s whining letter about the conservative right. All the name-calling about the tea baggers and 9-12ers, is just like Glen Beck said the progressive left...

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

Look to sun for safe nuclear power

Dear Editor:In spite of events such as Three-Mile Island, Chernobyl and now Japan, I am still an advocate of nuclear power. And I encourage all governments and captains of industry to invest in...

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

Honest Abe started the downward spiral

Dear Editor:Anne Benson sounds as if she is a shill for the authoritarian democracy crowd. She states, “Rules governing management of public lands are crafted to protect values for all Americans.”...

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

We’ve got it all right here

Dear Editor:I love it here. That is, in Montezuma County. Although only a recent transplant, and only part time at that, I thoroughly enjoy the vibrant discourse the Cortez Journal prints from the...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Congress should exercise more control

Dear Editor:Once again we have a president who commits our military to participate in another civil war. Some of the people of Libya want to remove their evil ruler by force. Hurrah for them!...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Such a narrow view of the world

Dear Editor:The insulting letter by Merlane Johnson in your Saturday paper (March 26) is typical of the Conservative Right, tea baggers and 9/12ers. Their un-American, arrogant, racist and ignorant...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Surviving a multitude of fools

Dear Editor:The following quote, entitled “Quote Of The Century - Maybe Even The Millennium from the Czech Republic,” as it appeared on the Freedom-Fighters Forum.org website on Jan. 19, 2011,...

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

Inflammatory and a little frightening

Dear Editor:With regard to “Public lands talk” (Thursday, March 17): Although your reporter was careful to attribute interpretive comments about the Constitution to the speakers, it should be noted...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Base decisions on knowledge, not raw politics

Dear Editor:The Clean Air Act saves lives. Since it was first enacted in 1970, the Clean Air Act has succeeded in cutting unhealthy levels of air pollution throughout the country, and has done so...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

New bank, different town

Many people are talking about that new bank that is being built in Dolores. Some people are thinking the bank is too big, while the people who work at the bank think the new bank will be more...

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

The blame does not lie with the unions

Dear Editor:A decent wage for a day’s work is all anyone asks for today. I have a difficult time believing that a company would shut its doors just because of a union. Have you ever thought that...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sheriff should write his own column

Dear Editor:I am writing regarding the March 8 headline, “Sheriffs fear trouble.” I am disappointed in Sheriff Spruell’s comments. At no point in the article does the sheriff try to defuse the...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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