Opinion

Vote to support our city council

Dear Editor:Voting is the most important, and should be the most valued right, we have. It is also one of the most ignored and abused. To vote means to have a say, even if we feel it to be a small...

DATE: April 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cut administrators to save school libraries

Dear Editor:I’ve heard that one of the cutbacks being considered for our high school and middle schools is elimination of a librarian and part to complete closure of either or both...

DATE: April 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote to recall council members

Dear Editor:In response to Lavena Snyder and others: I am not from and have never lived in California. I do not have an agenda for this recall other than the desire to have ethical and accountable...

DATE: April 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Spread the word: Cortez is seeking physicians

Dear Editor:As board chair of Southwest Health System, Inc., I was interested in the results of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation study recently published in the Journal that ranked Montezuma...

DATE: April 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Beef products are part of our everyday lives

Dear Editor:Cattle keep getting a bad rap and so many people say that they are bad for you so they don’t eat beef. However, I found out some interesting information that I would like to share with...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No substitute for an intelligent argument

Dear Editor:I am responding to Larry Berger’s whining letter about the conservative right. All the name-calling about the tea baggers and 9-12ers, is just like Glen Beck said the progressive left...

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Look to sun for safe nuclear power

Dear Editor:In spite of events such as Three-Mile Island, Chernobyl and now Japan, I am still an advocate of nuclear power. And I encourage all governments and captains of industry to invest in...

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Honest Abe started the downward spiral

Dear Editor:Anne Benson sounds as if she is a shill for the authoritarian democracy crowd. She states, “Rules governing management of public lands are crafted to protect values for all Americans.”...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We’ve got it all right here

Dear Editor:I love it here. That is, in Montezuma County. Although only a recent transplant, and only part time at that, I thoroughly enjoy the vibrant discourse the Cortez Journal prints from the...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Congress should exercise more control

Dear Editor:Once again we have a president who commits our military to participate in another civil war. Some of the people of Libya want to remove their evil ruler by force. Hurrah for them!...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Such a narrow view of the world

Dear Editor:The insulting letter by Merlane Johnson in your Saturday paper (March 26) is typical of the Conservative Right, tea baggers and 9/12ers. Their un-American, arrogant, racist and ignorant...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Surviving a multitude of fools

Dear Editor:The following quote, entitled “Quote Of The Century - Maybe Even The Millennium from the Czech Republic,” as it appeared on the Freedom-Fighters Forum.org website on Jan. 19, 2011,...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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