Opinion

We are innovative masters

While searching the Internet last week, I stumbled upon a Google Archives article that made me chuckle.The article ran in the St. Petersburg Times on Jan. 7, 1992. It touted the introduction of a...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Participate in special district budget talks

Dear Editor:“Budget season” is upon special districts in our community. Please take a few minutes of your day and attend the budget discussions held for the next two months at each district that...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Anything to unseat Obama

Dear Editor:The current demonstrations on Wall Street and in several major cities across the country have turned the spotlight on our national problems. Just as they did to correct the colossal...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Keep advocating for protection of public lands

Dear Editor:Congratulations for two recent editorials advocating protection of public lands in or near Montezuma County — the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument travel plan (Sept. 22) and...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Economic theft by an elitist few

Dear Editor:Your editorial (Sept. 29) said there is broad support for the wilderness bill. Really? What is being proposed is a lock-up of our natural resources so that there will be no mining, no...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herman Cain terrifies the political elite

Dear Editor:You can smell the fear Herman Cain brings forth from the elite in both parties. This man is coming on strong and the politicians are absolutely terrified. They’ve started their mantra...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Has Rep. Tipton broken his word?

Dear Editor:Some questions for Rep. Scott Tipton:Did you swear an oath to the Constitution of the United States? If yes, why then did you sign a pledge to a non-elected person, Grover Norquist, and...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Yeah, and a B-52 might crash into your house

Dear Editor:I have to say that’s the best rationalization of a phobia I’ve heard yet. I bet your going after NASCAR next.When I was a kid, I use to tell my overly fearful mother, “Yeah, and a B-52...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Short-term ‘solutions’

While public attention was focused on Republican presidential candidates and a plummeting satellite, Congress has been trying to pass another short-term funding bill.The fear of a government...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Constitution is rooted in history

Dear Editor:Any intelligent reading of the Constitution does require some knowledge of history. The “establishment of religion” clause in the First Amendment, where “establishment” clearly meant...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Let’s not destroy our country from within

Dear Editor:I was pleased to read, in the Sept. 10 Journal, Rep. Tipton’s comment on President Obama’s speech. I am usually a critic of Rep. Tipton, but this time I must applaud him for sounding...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Leave party politics out of school board

Dear Editor:When I was invited to the Republican Women’s luncheon, I expected to see all of the school board candidates. I was never informed that this was only for Republican candidates. I...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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