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Letters to the Editor

We don’t know that we robbed Mexico

When I first read your editorial, “Conquest questions ” (Dec. 26), I thought that you were referring to the conquest of Mexico by the U.S. Only after reading the dates did I realize that you were...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Save our Constitution from meddlers

Regarding the letter of Mr. Sluis from Durango (“Electoral College is unethical, outdated,” Dec. 26): What is unethical would be the removal of the Electoral College, making the United States not a...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Gardner, be careful on impeachment

I have a question for Cory Gardner: Let’s say you get re-elected and are appointed to be the chair of a committee that has oversight of the executive branch – FBI, CIA, armed services, etc. Your...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It wouldn’t be Christmas without you

Volunteers are often unsung heroes. To the 45 community volunteers (a record, by the way) who participated in the annual Cortez Community Christmas Dinner, we thank you. You set up the room, carved...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Scott Tipton is putting economy at risk

Rep. Scott Tipton voted No on the recent Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act, about the designation of certain wilderness, recreation management and conservation areas in Colorado. Tipton...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Our commissioners bring me great relief

It seems as if the Second Amendment gun sanctuary movement is gaining momentum in Colorado, and indeed across the country! I for one am extremely relieved to know that our brave patriotic county...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please stop telling us about Durango

I live in Dolores, Colorado, not Durango. The Cortez Journal covers more news relevant to Durango than to the Cortez/Dolores area. You covered that the Durango Purgatory ski resort got 10th place...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Electoral College is unethical, outdated

The Electoral College has failed on all fronts and deserves to be retired. Procedurally, the college was designed to prevent a demagogue-like candidate from winning the presidency by inciting the...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Gardner gets what makes Trump great

Sen. Cory Gardner, working for President Donald Trump’s re-election, seems to realize that the following accomplishments are desirable for a president of the United States: Puts America first Is a...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Try Approval Voting with family, friends

When your family or friend group tries to decide on a holiday activity, how do you do it without causing more stress? Will you go to a holiday market to see the lights, or go ice skating? What...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Resist Democrat control on health care

Yippee, Medicare for All say Bernie, Pocahontas, et al. Be like Canada! Where you can wait months to see your primary care doctor, be given tests, scans and finally see an oncologist when your once...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tell Sen. Gardner to impeach president

During the impeachment hearings, we were disappointed to see the House Judiciary Committee vote straight down party lines. President Trump withheld U.S. support from an ally unless that country did...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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