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Hamilton: Immigration made simple (1)

August 28, 2014 — 

Those who favor amnesty for illegal immigrants often say, “We need to remember that this nation was built by immigrants from other countries.” No. That is not accurate. This nation …

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The Friday Report: The moaning and groaning of the bells (2)

August 28, 2014 — 

Chronic readers know how deeply I regret not pursuing a career in cryptozoology. If you don’t know, that’s the scientific study of cryptids, secretive creatures that do not exist. If …

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GOP still fights a gender gap (3)

August 28, 2014 — 

The GOP must be looking at poll numbers. They are still losing the women’s vote, especially in Colorado. The gender gap is wide as Democrat Sen. Udall begins the campaign …

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Letter: A few conservative suggestions (4)

August 26, 2014 — 

To the Editor: Once again, liberal excrement is percolating up through the progressive septic tank, claiming that there are no constructive conservative suggestions. For those who have not been paying …

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Letter: Let those who benefit pay for public transit (5)

August 26, 2014 — 

To the Editor: I am writing about a recent article concerning “transportation” issues to, from, and within Grand County. It is my opinion that the group that has brought this …

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Letter: Defining libertarians (6)

August 26, 2014 — 

To the Editor: Andy Womac made some very good suggestions in his letter of Aug. 22, notably that conservatives need to be more explicit in their objections to liberal policies. …

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Letter: How about some constructive conservative ideas? (7)

August 21, 2014 — 

To the Editor: I have recently decided to describe my politics as “Progressive Libertarian.” In brief, as a Progressive Libertarian, I think that the duties of a government, as stated …

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Lawsuits, ignorance threaten Obamacare (8)

August 21, 2014 — 

There is a great deal of confusion over the recent appeals courts’ decisions about Obamacare (ACA) in the Halbig suit. At issue is whether the law permits those who got …

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Valerie Jarrett: The woman who stays for dinner (9)

August 21, 2014 — 

Washington insiders are well aware that the key decision maker in the Obama White House is Valerie Bowman Jarrett. Washington lobbyists know that if they have an idea or project …

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Letter: Liberal ‘plan’ baffling (10)

August 19, 2014 — 

To the Editor: I cannot really understand how liberals think but here is my take on their plans for our future. They will give out lavish welfare payments and programs …

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Letter: Cartoon lacked humor, doesn’t apply here (11)

August 19, 2014 — 

To the Editor: In response to the editorial cartoon in the Sky-Hi News on Aug. 12 illustrating that school supplies include Kevlar vests and concealed weapons: Dismissing the total lack …

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The Friday Report: Good year for Fraser whine (12)

August 14, 2014 — 

For a few years, my younger brother and I overlapped at Arizona State where we cultivated our appreciation for fine wines. We crafted some amazing vintages ourselves during our time …

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Hamilton: Hamas vs. Israel made simple (13)

August 14, 2014 — 

Armed with American weapons captured from the failed Iraqi Army, ISIS forces are killing captured Iraqi Christians and Yazidis while the pro-American Kurds, which the Obama Administration refuses to arm, …

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Letter: Thanks for supporting Hike for Spencer (14)

August 14, 2014 — 

Hike for Spencer We want to thank everyone who supported the Hike for Spencer this year. It was a glorious Colorado day and we loved seeing all of you who …

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Muftic: Obama sticks to his foreign policy guns (15)

August 14, 2014 — 

President Obama, the reluctant warrior, showed flexibility in using military force when U.S. interests and overwhelming humanitarian needs were at stake and he authorized air strikes against ISIS in northern …

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Letter: It’s time to stop stigmatizing mental illness (16)

August 14, 2014 — 

It’s heartbreaking to know that people still think that money brings ultimate happiness. In the case of Robin Williams, he too with money and fame, still succumbed to the debilitating …

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Letter: God is constant, not mutable (17)

August 12, 2014 — 

As revealed in the Bible, God is consistent from cover to cover. Recently, several letters to the editor portray God as someone he is not or that Christians should ignore …

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Guest oppinion: Grand County supports Non-Cigarette Tobacco Retail Licensing (18)

August 12, 2014 — 

“By the time most people get to 10th grade, they have already decided whether they smoke or not.” This quote came from a focus group done with Middle Park High …

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Letter: Judge’s evaluation doesn’t match juror’s experience (19)

August 12, 2014 — 

To the Editor: Regarding the Sky-Hi News article on Aug. 6, “State panel: Don’t retain Judge McClelland,” I was recently on a jury for a trial for which Judge McClelland …

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Letter: Obama’s lack of foresight alarming (20)

August 12, 2014 — 

To the Editor: President Obama doesn’t seem to realize that inaction is an action. His response to the various crises here and around the world is to go to fundraisers …

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