Opinion

Where is all the Service News?

Dear Editor:I am disappointed every week when the Service News is empty. The George Geer Memorial Car Show article reminded me of this fine young man I watched grow up and then give his life for...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Not what I believe in

Dear Editor:I was not surprise to read about Rep. Tipton’s town hall meeting where he blamed Democrats for the debt-ceiling standoff. Did he forget that it was his tea party crew that held our...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tea Party terrorists

Dear Editor:The recent events on the American and world stage have spotlighted the need for the reassessment of our financial stratagem. My recent commentary on the balkanization of our country...

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

It makes one wonder

Dear Editor:What is next for the tea party?The president termed the tea party the “enemy” during the 2010 election cycle. The vice president then said just last week we are “terrorists.” Various...

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

Jesus would slap your face

Dear Editor:So now we’re whiney along with greedy. How awful all us seniors must be to have such descriptions directed at us. Exactly what did we do to earn these remarks and made to be the problem...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cut all unconstitutional spending

Dear Editor:Unless you are a mind reader, the only way that you can know what others want is by listening to what they actually say or do, and in this case not one Republican has said that they...

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

Filling gaps in pro bono legal aid

Dear Editor:I appreciate the Chief Justice’s and Eric Hogue’s comments about legal pro bono work by lawyers in the area. I concur that it is done on a catch-as-catch-can basis. There are those who...

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

We may want to start learning Chinese

Dear Editor:We as individuals are all responsible for the fiasco the country is in right now! We voted for it. We cry for the government to fix all of our problems, whether it is your complaint of...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks for highlighting books and reading

Dear Editor:I enjoyed reading The Arts section of July 28 that featured articles on two fine used book stores in Cortez, -”Books” and “Punchak’s Paperbacks,” both by Dale Shrull. I recommend to...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A sign of leadership failure

Dear Editor:The fact that we are debating raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Just another gimmick

Cut, cap and balance is just another gimmick those in Congress are using to avoid their constitutional responsibility to address the country’s legitimate fiscal problems. Instead of addressing the...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hasn’t anyone ever heard of a balanced budget?

Dear Editor:I usually don’t speak up like this, but I feel compelled to at this time. My wife and I lived in a much larger community but recently chose to move to Cortez to be closer to our...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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