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Who speaks for birds tortured here?

“I don’t know why I’m a prisoner. I committed no crime. I see only bars and hear desperate, confused chatter of prisoners around me. I cry out to my family; not knowing where I am, they cannot...

DATE: July 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

For-profit care is not patient-centered

No wonder 70% of Americans favor a shift to National Improved Medicare for All. All but a handful of us have high premiums, high deductibles and poor coverage – or no coverage at all. We all know...

DATE: July 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cortez flunked the half-staff flag test

On Friday, July 19, I drove through Cortez and was struck by the number of flags flying high and rippling in the slight breeze. I counted 29 flags flying at full staff. Presumably, the businesses,...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bipartisan effort on climate change

This summer, our Western Slope congressional delegation has been working across the aisle on practical, bipartisan solutions to address climate change. Last week, Rep. Scott Tipton co-sponsored the...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

NIMA is the health care we’re waiting for

When listening to Democratic candidates discuss health care, it’s important to hear what they mean as opposed to what they say. Sen. Michael Bennet, who is sponsoring Medicare X, talks about the...

DATE: July 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Trump guilty of collusion, obstruction

Conspiracy is a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful. Collusion is secret-cooperation in order to deceive others. Example of conspiracy: You and a guy conspire to knock off a...

DATE: July 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Commissioner at odds with environment

Montezuma County Commissioner Keenan Ertel recently traveled to Washington D.C., to testify in opposition to a pending wilderness bill. During his testimony, he stated that Montezuma County is in...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Do I need a satellite to convince you?

This is in response to the letter “Climate change is just a buzz word ” (July 8). True, Earth surface temperatures are used (as well as satellite measurements) from over 6,000 stations around the...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why do Democrats despise America?

A new Gallup Poll shows that most Democrats don’t really care much for the United States. Take a look at the constant negative and anti-American comments made by Democrats and their No. 1...

DATE: July 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Trump and Coram are foolish on climate

On July 4, Anchorage, Alaska had its highest temperature ever recorded. Evidence continues to mount regarding the devastating effects of climate change. Our president calls climate change a hoax....

DATE: July 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It’s we the people who can do anything

It was we the people who rose up and united to create a “more perfect union.” It was we the people who laid down their lives to fight to preserve it. I am sickened to the depth of my soul over the...

DATE: July 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

NIMA is the health care we’re waiting for

When listening to Democratic candidates discuss health care, it’s important to hear what they mean as opposed to what they say. Sen. Michael Bennet, who is sponsoring Medicare X, talks about the...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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