Opinion

It may be time to register Republican

Dear Editor:A recent editorial in the Cortez Journal correctly noted that the majority of voters in Montezuma County who are not registered Republican will be effectively disfranchised in the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Let’s help out those less fortunate

Dear Editor:I recently worked at the Bridge Homeless Shelter again this year, my third year of volunteering. There have been noticeable changes that make things better for volunteers, staff and...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We’re the dummies

Dear Editor:Regarding the recent letter by William Taylor, no, those in government are not world-class dummies. We, the uninformed public who vote them into office, are.They are a cadre of welfare...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A lot of noise about freedom

Dear Editor:Republicans make a lot of noise about freedom, by which they apparently mean no restrictions whatever on Wall Street and mega corporations, and the right of states to enact laws in...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks for shopping downtown

To the Community:As we enter the New Year, I want to take a moment to thank each and every one of you who made it a point to shop locally this holiday season and particularly for “shopping...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I bet God got a belly laugh

Dear Editor:I enjoyed Russell Smyth’s hilariously funny, tongue-in-cheek Tebow piece in Editor’s Notes on Dec. 22. Bet God got a belly laugh from it too.I don’t know Mr. Smyth so I don’t know...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Helping nonprofits serve communities

December was another month busy with legislative duties as I traveled to various parts of the senate district for constituent meetings to discuss current conditions and concerns they face,...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why I would vote Republican

Dear Editor:A short time back one of our liberal friends asked the question,“Why would anyone vote Republican?” I thought it was time to answer that question.I would vote Republican because I...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A sports hero who is a positive role model

Dear Editor:I read your attempt to be humorous by putting down God, Jesus and Tim Tebow. I did not find it funny. Tebow is a wonderful, sincere young man. He is serious. He tries his hardest and...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A true community event

Dear Editor:The 2011 Christmas Dinner was held on Christmas Day at the County Annex in Cortez. The dinner is put together entirely by volunteers. I want to thank everyone who volunteered. A lot of...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Insensitivity to disabilities is inexcusable

Dear Editor:I suffered severe injuries while on military duty at the age of 43. Those injuries caused me to be retired/disabled for life. I had folks and businesses tell me, “You are too young to...

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

A big thank you

Dear Editor:A big thank you to the person (probably from Cortez) who gave up their seat on a double booked plane from Denver Friday, Dec. 16 so my son could get to Cortez, where we were waiting to...

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

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