Opinion

Who do you want to grow your food?

Dear Editor:To Larry Berger in response to “Not What I Believe In,” published Aug. 16. Who do you want to grow your food? The government? Who do you want to build your house? The government? Who do...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Use observations, not books

Dear Editor:The guest column by Ivan Messinger in the Aug. 23 Journal is typical of bureaucrats who sit in offices and read books. Then they make decisions without any personal observation or...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Social Security is not the problem

Dear Editor:President Roosevelt promised that the money the participants paid would be put into the independent trust fund rather than into the general operating fund, and therefore, would only be...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A better way to wage war

Dear Editor:My guess is that in future wars, men will not shoot at each other. Instead, wars will be against leaders of nations. This is one thing President Obama has gotten right. The world will...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don't exploit the country's last wild places

Dear Editor:I applaud Tom Sykes for his Aug. 11 letter concerning The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act sponsored by Sen. Barrasso (Wyo.) and Rep. McCarthy (Calif.), and co-sponsored by our...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hazlewood’s shoes will be hard to fill

Dear Editor:The conservative community lost a potent voice with the death of Roger Hazlewood. Roger knew and believed in the Constitution of the United States. His letters to the Cortez Journal...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Government of, by and for the corporations

Dear Editor:Some of our citizens who object to certain laws passed by Congress or to regulations from federal agencies are quick to cry “unconstitutional.” They shout this opinion without citing...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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

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