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Blame networks and Nielson, not the FCC

As the 19th century humorist Josh Billings noted, "The trouble with most people isn't their ignorance, it's in knowin' so many things that just ain't so." A case in point is the notion that the...

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

Obama needs to learn the Constitution

Obama's political organization has not acted to prevent illegal immigration across the U.S., highlighted by Arizona, New Mexico, California and Texas. The administration has not acted...

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

Simple rules to make Main traffic better

Traffic on Main Avenue wouldn't be so bad if drivers would show a little courtesy to others.You could start by using your turn signals now and then. Next, get out of the left lane (aka the "passing...

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

Durango respectful of military service

Recently, we had the opportunity to stay in Durango for several weeks. This was not our first visit to your town. Besides all the wonderful weather and landscapes, we again found your town of...

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

Durango should cut prices for more business

So what's up with prices in Durango? Our lowest gasoline price on June 2 for unleaded was $2.82, but in Denver the lowest price was $2.35, a 47-cent difference - unbelievable but true! I know we...

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

Herald ignored Durango High's graduation

I was surprised that no story about the May 28 Durango High graduation ceremony ran in the Herald. I was disappointed, as were, I'm sure, all the graduates and their families.I understand that much...

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

Paul's views typical of ultra-radical right

It seems strange to me that Rand Paul, the self-described "tea party" candidate for the United States Senate seat from Kentucky, would make the news by being against parts of the 1964 Civil Rights...

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

Border violence fueled by demand for drugs

It is a standard right-wing trope that people suffer from poverty because of lack of will, character or ambition. Such is their explanation for Mexico's heart-wrenching poverty. But this view is...

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

Face the facts - vaccinations are safe

I read the story (Herald, May 25) about Andrew Wakefield, the British doctor who had the "groundbreaking" study linking autism to the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination. Many have tried to...

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

Many factors go into a person's sexuality

In reference to the story headlined "Two Spirits. One Community" (Herald, May 24):The book entitled Hanta Yo tells of the Indian tribe in which one member has two spirits, one male, the other...

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

Escape the revolving door of psychiatry

Every human is born a spiritual being with a physical body, a physically oriented, naive, conscious aware mind, automatic senses-directed instinctive survival reactions and rudimentary conscience...

DATE: June 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Events have shown approach was in error

To Sarah Palin and all those who said "Drill Baby Drill" : You were wrong.Pam Leisle, Durango

DATE: May 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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