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Funny money

For most Americans, a penny at the gas pump has vivid significance but billions of dollars create a meaningless blur. Increasingly, we are unable to fathom the really big numbers in our modern...

DATE: April 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Myers’ goal is to get Furse elected

Editor:Democrat Mac Myers also is back to attacking District Attorney Russell Wasley. Remember Myers was soundly beaten by Wasley in the 2010 general election. Myers mouthing off can be attributed...

DATE: April 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley is unfit to be DA

Editor:DA Russ Wasley’s crazy talkers are back. Last month they said police officers were “intimidating” them when they didn’t sign Wasley’s petition. Now, Wasley supporter Jack Robbins is...

DATE: April 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

An attack on aggressive prosecutions

Editor:The article by Reid Wright attacking the District Attorney in the 4/21/12 Cortez Journal was not a surprise to me when I consider what looks like “teaming up” between a left-leaning...

DATE: April 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Student loan debt wreaks financial destruction

Student loan debt topped $1 trillion for the first time late last year — more than credit card or auto loan debt. Buried in that alarming statistic are countless heartbreaking stories of students...

DATE: April 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

All-volunteer CVFD was just fine

Editor:People deserve to know the history of what is happening at Cortez Fire Protection District and why they are asking for more tax dollars to fund a broken experiment created by some of the...

DATE: April 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Civics education is alive and well in Colorado

Editor:I congratulate Tim Hunter on his attempt to run for county commissioner. Tim and the other candidates exemplify the ideals laid down in the founding documents of this country. What I find...

DATE: April 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Stop with the drivel

Editor:On April 7, Mike Wallace died. I think his family respected him, but did not love him, as I surmised from listening to his son. Six days later the media is still talking about his life. He...

DATE: April 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Check your voter registration status now

Editor:Running a campaign for county commissioner has been an interesting and educational experience. I want to thank the many people who encouraged me and stood behind me during my campaign. My...

DATE: April 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A look at the presumptive GOP nominee

Editor:Now that Mitt Romney is the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, let’s see what he offers. With his penchant for flip-flopping, he now repudiates his record as governor of Massachusetts,...

DATE: April 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I will work hard to justify your support

Editor:I am thrilled to have been elected to city council and am looking forward to working with the continuing council members and the newly elected members, as well as a great city staff. Thanks...

DATE: April 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I want the most competent DA

Editor:In the March 31 letter by Mac Myers, I was thanked for revealing the hysteria of the Republican Party elite. My responses are:1) The dictionary defines hysteria as the exaggerated or...

DATE: April 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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