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Thursday, December 6,2012

Letters | Rep. Jared Polis: 'Sooner or later, the bills must be paid'

Balancing the budget comes under fire from the “have your cake and eat it” crowd on both the left and the right. Spending at a rate that far exceeds the amount of taxes collected can only work for so long. Sooner or later, the bills must be paid.
Thursday, November 29,2012

Letters | The truth on Polis

Dave Anderson’s commentary on the so-called “fiscal cliff” injects sanity into the debate.
Wednesday, November 21,2012

Letters | Homeless kids in Boulder

November is Colorado Homeless and Runaway Youth Awareness Month. At least 1,500 youth and young adults ages 12 to 25 are homeless in Colorado.
Thursday, November 15,2012

Letters | Follow Longmont’s example

Boulder County as a whole needs to follow the example of Longmont and pass a ban on fracking throughout the entire county.
Thursday, November 8,2012

Letters | Nice rake

Peter Alexander — really a delightful, informative review/description: You are a talented writer who collected lots of good info and ordered/ articulated it clearly. Well done!
Thursday, November 1,2012

Letters | Value of independent media

Kudos to Boulder Weekly for embodying Gandhi’s Satyagraha, “insistence on truth.” Without BW we wouldn’t have learned this summer that DA Stan Garnett and City Attorney Tom Carr both lied to disguise how they covered for council members who don’t make mandatory income disclosures, and that City Manager Jane Brautigam won’t make them disclose their income, as required by the City Charter.
Thursday, October 25,2012

Letters | Vote Guide feedback

You have finally made yourself useful by publishing your Vote Guide 2012. Now I know to vote the exact opposite way on every issue and candidate you socialists have endorsed.
Thursday, October 18,2012

Letters | Put DA story in perspective

The DA’s office space has not been significantly improved since 1983. The current $1.7 million request ($300,000 of which is for necessary infrastructure upgrades, such as the electrical system) should be considered in this context.
Thursday, October 11,2012

Letters | CU´s fracking study

Fracking is a toxic, industrialized process that is being brought into our residential neighborhoods without knowing all of the hazards beforehand.
Thursday, October 4,2012

Letters | Do not black out ballot bar codes

I have done pretty much every job there is to do in the office during those 12 years and need to say that if voters follow your advice it would be a disaster for voting in Boulder County. Why? Let me count some ways.