Opinion

Socialism not the answer to anything

Is Socialism the Answer? “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries,” Winston Churchill said. America...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Direct popular vote for president, yes!

In response to Peter Neds’ letter, “Democrats are enemies of the republic ” (Feb. 20), I say thanks for bringing up this most important topic, the so-called Electoral College. Democrats are...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why is city doing this with our taxes?

The proposed Animas River Trail north extension is the wrong trail in the wrong place at the wrong cost at the wrong time. This trail is poorly designed and expensive. It involves an awkward and...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

This city needs to discover real ethics

I want to alert people that the city’s neighborhood meeting for comments regarding the elimination of lots size requirements for accessory dwelling units in neighborhoods EN1, 2 and 3 has been...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Today is finally Skip the Straw Day

In 2017, a group of middle -schoolers in Michigan created National Skip the Straw Day to fight plastic pollution. National Skip the Straw Day falls on Friday, Feb. 22 this year. I am skipping the...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald fails readers on news about city

I applaud the Herald’s efforts to improve media literacy. It’s important to distinguish news from opinion and fact-based journalism from fake news. So I was sorry to see “John Simpson led fight...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Democrats are enemies of the republic

Regarding Colorado Democrats’ attempts to bypass Colorado’s Electoral College: Undermining the system given to us by the Framers demonstrates complete ignorance of our Federalist principles,...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Get mom to join #metoo, make us great

The day I realized that women were, in fact, the stronger, more capable sex, I was having trouble getting seated during the boarding of a plane. Nearby, a young mom was handling three kids, one a...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Let’s make it illegal for Trump to lie

Congress should pass a law that makes it a felony for an elected or appointed public official to lie to the American people. Our first president was renowned for his inability to lie. Our 16th...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Lives are more important than hurries

Thanks for the Action Line article (“Light at Elmore’s Corner has a dark backstory ,” Feb. 11). As a sixth-grader, I was good friends with Harl Kendrick at Florida Elementary School and after his...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Love my electric car, can’t wait for more

I want to thank Gov. Polis for signing the executive order that will move Colorado closer to a Zero Emission Vehicle standard. The technology is there, the majority of Coloradans want it, the time...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Aspen throws shade on slushy Durango

Does the city of Durango have only one snow plow? What the heck was happening last Thursday during the slush-falling-from-the-sky-storm? Why did a plow not come down the lane for 12 hours after the...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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