Opinion

Election proposal lacks safeguard

On March 31, I received a copy of proposed legislation sponsored by Speaker of the House Terrence Carroll, D-Denver,titled “Modernization of Elections."Because of the length and complexity of this...

DATE: April 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

T-Bone's beans - the 'secret' revealed

I'm T-Bone's grandson. My grandparents always told their “secret" to anybody who asked, so I'm sure there is no harm inprinting it.You need to experiment with the recipe to get it just right. I'd...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter was no different than bullying

I found it paradoxical that the Herald ran an article pertaining to bullying in schools, the link to teen suicide andthe legal responsibility that schools have to counteract bullying on the same...

DATE: April 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Think through who really pays for care

The Herald (March 25) published the results of a “man on the street" interview session in which people were asked, “Howdoes the new health-care bill affect you?" I noticed more than one person...

DATE: April 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bullying story showed double standard

My children are grown, but if they weren't, they would not attend a public school. The article on bullying (Herald,March 31) pointed out the double standard that exists in this country and...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Overfishing threatens several species

Imagine a life without fish, a major food source that is being decimated by our own greed and inability to open oureyes to what is going on in our oceans. This is what will happen if we continue to...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters prompt outpouring of support

As board chairman of the Four Corners Gay and Lesbian Alliance for Diversity, I want to commend the Herald for printingthe rantings of Vi McCoy. The first time I read one of her letters, I, too,...

DATE: April 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Salazar stood up for Colorado families

Colorado owes a great deal of gratitude to Rep. John Salazar for his courageous vote to reform our broken health-caresystem. Salazar's vote is a win for women's health and ensures millions more...

DATE: April 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What a country the U.S. has become!

What a country we live in! Every day of this last year was entertaining.I was educated in America in segregated schools. About the only jobs available to women back then were teaching andnursing....

DATE: April 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

One year later, and it is all downhill

Just more than a year ago, we elected as president a man who talked smoothly but who had little experience worthy ofnote. Oh, he had some experience organizing agitators - including ACORN - and as...

DATE: April 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bags of potato chips a danger for dogs

On March 27, I left my beloved dog Samsun alone in my truck for about 20 minutes. When I returned, he had suffocated ona bag of potato chips.I never dreamed I could lose my pet to a bag of potato...

DATE: April 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Greif's offer did not qualify as bribery

County Commissioner Joelle Riddle's bribery accusation (Herald, March 25) against Nancy Greif is absurd, but it got herwhat she wanted - free front-page publicity.Marilyn McCord was one of the 20...

DATE: April 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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