Sen. Gardner let us down
In 2020, Colorado’s sorry excuse for a senator will come up for re-election. He has persistently demonstrated that he will help Donald Trump, and thereby stay within the good graces of his “essential-for-re-election ‘Trump Base.’ ”
Unfortunately for the citizens of the state he must be supporting, this blind allegiance to Trump has clouded Gardner’s capability to stand up for what is true for Colorado and for the nation. His vote Thursday to not rebuke Trump’s funding of an unnecessary and ineffective “wall” is a humiliation to all of us who reside in Colorado. His vote clearly exhibits he has no concept what “separation of powers” is all about.
There isn’t any emergency, and no professional acquainted with “border safety” has ever supported the Trump wall. Gardner isn’t who must be representing us as a senator. Colorado has turn out to be a state filled with progressive, caring, considerate and knowledgeable citizens who see by way of the blind allegiance to Trump for what it is: an act of desperation to please “The Trump Base.”
Cory Gardner should not be re-elected. His overly conservative views and blind allegiance to Trump isn’t the place Colorado is headed. He isn’t consultant of the emotions of the good state of Colorado.
Christopher A Mills, Pueblo
He waited and waited, then selected Trump over Colorado and the Structure. Cory Gardner is flawed on the information; there isn’t any disaster at our southern border, besides what Trump created. Trump admits there isn’t any emergency; he just needs to spend our tax money on his wall, and spend extra, quicker. The Constitution says Congress decides all spending issues. Gardner’s “all-in” for Trump, not for us. See ya, Cory.
Jim Engelking, Golden
Pink mild, green mild?
Traveling to a medical appointment on Thursday morning, we virtually witnessed a number of terrible car accidents. The north-wind- driven snow had crammed within the cups surrounding the visitors lights. This blocked motorists from seeing any of the sign lights, not purple, not inexperienced or yellow.
On the stoplights where eastbound Hampden intersects with South Sante Fe automobiles heading south on Sante Fe have been traveling by means of that intersection at round forty five miles per hour. They were not seeing the purple mild aimed toward them while automobiles turning north onto Sante Fe had a inexperienced arrow. Several turning automobiles slammed on their brakes on the final second to avoid being T-boned, and one truly gunned across to the far lane to keep away from that destiny.
CDOT had accomplished a terrific job of plowing that state freeway so visitors might move safely.
Maybe CDOT and cities too might use a deicer truck to filter out these blocked lights or set up some heating gadget in those alerts to melt the lights clear.
Jim Freeman, Lakewood
Honoring the storm’s heroes
I had the misfortune of being in the midst of the 40-plus-automotive pileup on I-25 south on Monument cross Wednesday, destroying my car and getting stranded with tons of of individuals at a Purple Cross shelter at…