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Facts refute accusations of socialism

Two letters published in the Herald (Dec. 28) equate health-care reform with communism and socialism. Both claim we'reheaded to social and financial ruin if a bill is passed, and doomed to a Third...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Alarmists deny health-care problems

I am writing in response to let­ters from Randy Feuilly and Kathy Westbrook ( "abody">Herald, Dec. 28) and Chuck Snyder (Dec. 29), as all are outlandishlyalarmist and hold misinformed...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Immigrants welcome via proper steps

Thanks to Hank Young for the encouragement of respect. His letter to the editor ( Herald, Dec. 30) could not have been stated better. I, too, welcome others to this great country; just...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Corrupt bill belongs to the Democrats

Regarding the editorial “Wasted opportunity; GOP could have improved health-care reform," (Herald, Dec. 30): Youobviously missed the point. Because the Democrats had 60 votes from the get-go, they...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The United States has been sold out

Welcome to your new United States of America. We are now a nation of communism and socialization; our rights asAmerican citizens are no longer our rights. The choices made in our children's future...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

GOP not the 'party of no' on health care

To blame the Republicans for the U.S. Senate's health-care bill, as the Herald editorial did (Dec. 30), is absurd. ThatRepublican ideas were not incorporated into the bill is solely the work of the...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango can be proud of its schools

Having served as interim human resources director for Durango School District 9-R from February through June 2009, andhaving earned my living as an organizational facilitator for almost 40 years, I...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We are all 'members' of the rec center

I am writing in response to the letter from Rob Bourdon of Durango (Herald, Dec. 27). In his letter he complains ofrate increases for the Durango Community Recreation Center. He suggests that a...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No 'successful' outcome to Afghanistan

In response to Lynn Witt's letter (Herald, Dec. 17): I completely agree. I would like to add my comments about TomWright's letter (Herald, Dec. 7).I think these are Wright's main points: Liberals...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Illegal immigration is disrespectful

Responding to the letter “Nation needs true immigration reform" (Herald, Dec. 21), I think it's about time to explainto the author and those advocating what really is illegal immigration. The act...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We're losing our Bill of Rights to health care

This 100 percent Democratic health-care bill is both anti-American and anti-Christian.This bill will force all of us to pay for abortions. It will eliminate choice. It will double the cost of...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Socialization of America is infuriating

I cannot believe the arrogance of the senators and representatives who voted “yes" on this ridiculous healthcare-reform bill. Have all of them read every page of this bill? Have all of them read...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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