Opinion

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

Latex allergies can be dangerous

Dear Editor:As I walk into Walmart and saw all of the balloons, I turned around and walked out. You may ask why. I have a latex allergy. The public needs education on latex allergy and how...

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

No place for non-Republicans

Dear Editor:It appears that the Republican Women’s Club of Montezuma County believes that non-Republicans do not have a place in Montezuma County society. Maybe the county commissioners should put...

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

I will continue to be a patriot

Dear Editor:I have just returned from a trip to Alaska and trying to catch up with back issues of the Journal when a letter from H.C.Petley got my attention. He was attempting to critique my...

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

The political agenda for 9/11/11

Dear Editor:It’s so hard to believe it’s been 10 years since this country was attacked but as always the politicians have managed to take the day to push their agenda. Mayor Bloomberg, secularist...

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

A voice for water

Dear Editor:With natural gas drilling, fracking, oil drilling, uranium mining, potash mining, Nestle, Monsanto, ExxonMobile, Bechtal, Halliburton, all of these, and an infinite number more, want,...

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

It’s all about who controls the forest

Dear Editor:I worked for the USFS for 14 years. I initially started doing spotted owl surveys and northern goshawk surveys and was under the assumption that I was helping the birds, but was sadly...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Spend a little time in the field

Dear Editor:Ivan Messinger’s commentary in the Aug. 23 Journal brought to light some of the images the public has of the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and the new Colorado Parks and...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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