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Letters: Trump is a wise and awesome president

President Donald Trump pardoned a military court-convicted Navy Seal arguing Navy Seals are killers and that’s what America needs to keep us safe. And he’s right, yet another example of his awesome...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Our American democracy has expired

When considering President Trump’s impeachment trial, I find this Frederick Douglass quote remarkably relevant: “The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful and...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Trump has my vote

I keep reading more or less letters to the editor in that no one in their right mind supports Trump. No other president has done so much on his list of what he said was going to do. Sure, he is a...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Cancel the bridge and buy Buckley Park

It would be a shame to lose Buckley Park to development, not to mention the historic school administration building above it. But we don’t have to. Why not take the $4 million being planned for...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: City must kill East Second Avenue building

This multi-use building is wrong for a few reasons (“4-story building proposed for East Second Ave. in Durango concerns neighbors ,” Jan. 28). First, it is going to change the street parking...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Population column should run monthly

How disappointing for The Durango Herald to reduce publication of Richard Grossman’s timely Population Matters! column from monthly to quarterly. The incredible shrinking Herald does itself and its...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Spend bridge money to buy Buckley Park

The hypothetical question of where might the money proposed for the pedestrian/bike bridge over 32nd Street be better spent has now been answered: Buckley Park. If one looks only at the issue of...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Boondoggle bridge needs a good rethink

It is hard to believe the city of Durango is considering spending $4.1 million on this horrible ugly bridge on 32nd Street. Surely, there must be a more reasonable solution. What would be the...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Who’s really behind Tipton?

While I’ve never found rhetoric blaming corporate greed for society’s ills to be completely convincing, learning some basic facts about campaign finance has forced me to conclude that corporate...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Socialists will shape nation with force

A socialist is one who believes the role of government is to shape the nation according to desired cultural or economic values. A hallmark of socialist leaders is they proclaim they will Make...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Where the bridge money should be spent

The 32nd Street Bridge is unnecessary. Let’s use this money where it is really needed! I have lived in the vicinity of the 32nd Street corridor for over 15 years. I have traveled the corridor at...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Congress should be voting anonymously

Please, all U.S. members of the House and Senate, vote anonymously in future cases of impeachment. If impeachment verdicts were submitted by simply marking a Yes or No, without identifying your...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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