Opinion

A wish list for things not in packages

Another Holiday of The Lights; we've tried to make a list of things we want, but discovered what we want doesn't comein packages. Looks as if all we want we have or can create ourselves.Here's our...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Remember 'brown' on white Christmas

All the snow we've received this December makes for a lovely white Christmas. But for the men and women in “brown,"delivering UPS packages can be tricky and hazardous.I live in Hermosa and have a...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks for the generosity of strangers

Our thanks to Dave and Carl Pleasant of Farmington for stopping and giving us roadside assistance Dec. 13. We werefeeding emergency hay to the Ute Mountain horses on Colorado Highway 140 in...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Nation needs true immigration reform

In response to the story headlined “Colorado panel pitches U.S. immigration ideas" (Herald, Dec. 10), I am excited tosee that the University of Denver's Strategic Issues Panel on Immigration is...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

With warming, no need for health care

Goodbye everybody.I just got an e-mail from Sen. John Kerry about the Copenhagen conference and how island countries and developingcountries are pleading to have the West help them from being...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Udall's 'tort reform' just political ploy

Sen. Mark Udall's “amendment to the health-care reform bill aimed at reducing the cost of medical malpractice lawsuits"(“Tort reform; Udall amendment worthy of attention," Opinion, Herald, Dec. 18)...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Forests can help with climate change

If there is to be a meaningful outcome from the Copenhagen summit on climate change, the United States will have tocommit, at least in principle, to take a lead position on reducing carbon...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks for the wrapping paper

Hooray! In this time of recycle and reuse, the Herald has given us free wrapping paper. What a brilliant idea!For years I've used the comics section as colorful wrapping paper, and now we get...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Who authorized repaving of 32nd Street?

Who is the person responsible for the decision to repave 32nd Street, and who is the city official who approved it? Cananyone explain why this was so urgent a need at this time of city layoffs and...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Children need to come before U.S. military

 For far too long the United States military has been preying on the youths of this country. I am fed up with thesacrificial lamb hunting the military feels it has a right to do with our children....

DATE: Dec. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Climate change reflects CO2 imbalance

Roger Cohen's piece on “Climategate" (Herald, Dec. 9) miss-ed some key details. Serious scientists recognize the rolesof both human-released atmospheric carbon dioxide and other natural phenomena...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Health-care measure threatens our freedom

You may be delighted that the U.S. House passed Nancy Pelosi's version of health-care reform. You may not be asenthusiastic, however, with the projected results. Analysis by Hudson Institute senior...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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