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Letters: Such uninformed rants are not productive

A recent letter decries the “fact” that stimulus money is being used for drugs (“Stimulus payments support drug habits ,” May 4). The stimulus check and the additional unemployment benefits are...

DATE: May 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Ending abortion could be key to virus

The loss of nearly 100,000 lives over a five-month period, about 658 per day, due to the invisible enemy COVID-19, is indeed a real tragedy! Terminating 63 million human lives in the womb by a...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Marijuana pays trillions, but not for me

I wish I never voted for legal marijuana! They give nothing back. No real health care. Just smoke yourself healthy. Clever. Good idea, hypocrites. I’m starving, I can’t work and if marijuana was...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Michael Moore’s movie exposes climate fraud

While I really do not care for Michael Moore, I broke down and watched his latest whiny movie, “Planet of the Humans.” As an earth scientist and engineer, I have always felt the climate change...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Do you have the right to drive 100 mph?

Just a couple of quick questions for Amber Gilchrist-Morris, owner of the Wild Horse Saloon (“Protest over public health orders sweeps through downtown Durango ,” May 22): Do you allow people in...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: I’ll spend where you don’t overreach

I enjoy supporting businesses of Durango, but it is my opinion that your elected representatives are making it difficult for me to be willing to spend any money that will go to them in taxes. As a...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: That was no Memorial Day story, Herald

Memorial Day was impacted by restrictions. It was a Memorial Day we could not honor our loved ones as usual. So to fill the gap and help us commemorate this day, the Herald ’s lead story was about...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Deny hospital treatment to protesters

Some people have claimed that the Constitution gives them the right to not wear a mask in public during the current, nationwide COVID-19 epidemic, as directed by the City Council. I propose that...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Virus socialism is knocking on your door

Where have our rights and freedom of choice gone? Down the tubes? The virus around the world is a terrible thing, as we all know. New data is coming over the news every day, some true and some not...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Wash your hands, fight for health care

Before this pandemic is over, nearly a third of Americans could lose their jobs and their health insurance. What choices does that leave them? One option is COBRA, whereby laid off employees can...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Now more than ever, we must shop local

Thank you to the citizens who are staying at home, wearing masks and being considerate of the health of all of our fellow citizens. I am saddened by the closing of three of my favorite restaurants:...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Let’s ease up on the mask judgments

I opened the Herald today to another round of mask-shaming letters to the editor. I’m having a hard time understanding the motive for writing such a letter. If I choose to wear a yellow shirt...

DATE: May 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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