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To which militia do you belong?

Editor:Recently I observed two letters advocating their authors’ support of gun ownership, unlimited use of high-capacity magazines, and the Second Amendment. I would like to remind those people of...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Heroic, uniquely American stories

Editor:They both rose from oppression to overcome adversity, and have risen to great heights. The two candidates for president this year share a uniquely American story.As a Mormon, Governor Romney...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A two-horse race with only one owner

Editor:The first part of my previous letter (published in the Journal on July 28) was a quote of the results from a study ordered by the Homeland Security Agency. The second part of my letter was a...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Even the deputy drove right on by

Editor:I wanted to take a moment to thank the great folks of Montezuma County, including the wonderful Montezuma County sheriff deputies for their kind display of humanity last Saturday evening...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What other kind of rifle is there?

Editor:First, it’s a magazine, not a clip. A clip is an apparatus for loading rounds into a magazine. Most “assault rifles” don’t even use them. For example, the AK-47 and its variants, and the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Stay alive; don’t text and drive!

Editor:Most of us don’t wake up thinking, “Hey, maybe I’ll kill somebody today.” But that is exactly what may happen to the person who makes a habit of texting while driving. Last year in the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Plea bargaining is ‘easy justice’

Editor:Recent Journal reports informed readers of serious criminal cases that were plea bargained down to far lesser charges. In my opinion, no indicted case involving a human death should ever be...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The government cannot ‘give’ rights

Editor:The Second Amendment was never intended to give a right to anything. You can not give something you do not have to someone that already has it. The Second Amendment was written to remind our...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Talk about a backlash

Editor:Absolutely wonderful to see the response to Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C ., banning Chick-fil-A from their cities saying their values aren’t the values of their cities. Talk about a...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Their goal is to take away our freedoms

Editor:If you believe in the right to keep and bear arms and your freedom, you must pay attention and watch President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Eric Holder. They are holding another meeting on...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We are a great nation; we can do better

Editor:There is a tragedy simmering in Africa between the two Sudans, but it illustrates a tragedy in America also. Back in 1984, oil was discovered in central Sudan and a pipeline was built from...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Where are the real Republicans?

Editor:Wow. A two-fer the price of one this weekend, eh? “2,700 pages of absolute denial of rights” amd “Montezuma County is filled with ‘terrorists’.” America will have a free election soon, and...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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