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U.S. House like song ‘Anything Goes’

I found myself humming the old Cole porter song “Anything Goes” this week, while reading about committee assignments exacted from House Speaker Kevin McCarthy in exchange for his gavel. In a...

‘Reconsider hero worship of Boebert’

We have serious issues to address in our country, none which will present a simple inexpensive quick solution. U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert has continued her barely successful political strategy...

Boebert ‘has no plan, no shame’

I am writing in response to a letter in the Jan 18 edition of The Journal. Like other rational Republicans, I am disgusted and shamed by the behavior of my Congresswoman Lauren Boebert. She ...

What would Samuel Adams say?

A recent article by Stacy Schiff in the Smithsonian Magazine (October 2022) focused on one of our Founding Fathers, Samuel Adams. Schiff describes him as: “Deeply idealistic – a moral people...

Santos: The real right stuff?

A Nobel Peace prize for his work in nanotechnology? His distinguished service in Vietnam? Losing his mother in the 9-11 terrorist attacks? Losing his father on the Titanic? His plan for curi...

‘Zelensky is a liar and a thug’

I have seen several commentaries from Democrats since before the November election, criticizing U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert for her conservative stands on just about anything. What all these co...

‘Not one of her hearts and minds’

I recently read an article concerning the reelected U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, which stated her zany attitude, beliefs and representation for the 3rd Congressional District. I quote, “This is...

Do constituents want Social Security, Medicare cuts?

The House of Representatives’ Republican majority has made it clear that one of its top priorities is to make crippling cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid programs. It is likely ...

‘Industry rationalizations for price-gouging’

Like many, if not all, Atmos Energy customers, we have been absorbing the sticker shock of the recent skyrocketing of natural gas prices. The article in The Durango Herald on Friday includes...

‘A wound is allowed to fester’

The leadership fiasco in the House of Representatives is the logical outcome of what happens when a wound is allowed to fester and the infection is not excised. Two years ago, most watched w...

‘Inequity’ in cost of Alzheimer’s drug

Lecanameb, the newly FDA approved drug, is likely to cost about $27,000 a year, according to various websites. While some with Mild Cognitive Impairment can afford the drug, most cannot. Thi...
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