You Said It

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You Said It, Dec. 29, 2013

By Staff

Editor’s note: Throughout the year the You Said It editor gets submissions that run the gamut from funny to grouchy, to heartwarming to name-calling. And sometimes there are some real head-scratchers. So here, as we start a new year of ...


You Said It, Dec. 22, 2013

By Staff

Now that the greeting “Merry Christmas” is practically extinct, I take notice and give my business to retailers who maintain the tradition of using the word Christmas instead of Happy Holidays in their advertising. In light of ...


You Said It, Dec. 15, 2013

By Staff

In the mythical town of Lake Woebegone all of the children are above average. Now Mesa County claims that 90 percent of its employees are above average and entitled to substantial bonuses. Tom Fisher, county administrator, claims to not keep ...


You Said It, Dec. 8, 2013

By The Daily Sentinel

An angel is among us. The day before the snowstorm, I went to Walmart to stock up. A lady in line paid for my groceries. I thanked her, but that is not enough. It is a great example, and this old gent is very appreciative.   For ...


You Said It, Dec. 1, 2013

By The Daily Sentinel

In last week’s edition of You Said It, we invited readers to share what they were thankful for this holiday season. Here are some of those responses: I am thankful for my loving, caring, considerate and respectful husband of 28 years. ...


You Said It, Nov. 24, 2013

By Staff

Editor’s note: We want to know what you’re thankful for this year. Email us and we’ll run your thoughts next Sunday, Dec. 1. The diminution of Thanksgiving and the creation of December as statistically the most depressing ...


You Said It, Nov. 17, 2013

By Staff

I read the article in The Daily Sentinel, “Desert Dumpers,” with interest and disdain. It’s totally disgusting that people will dump their trash in a beautiful desert environment. The interesting part is I didn’t ...


You Said It, Nov. 10, 2013

By Staff

It’s ironic that the only way to wish for more money for schools and kids in Colorado is to wish for more people to get high. The Front Range voted to ban fracking last Tuesday, so let’s shut their gas off this winter. Surely ...


You Said It, Nov. 3, 2013

By Staff

If you like the fact that the graduation rate is low; the number of students needing remediation before college is high; the dropout numbers are high; the test scores of most schools are low; the school calendar gives teachers days off for ...


You Said It, Oct. 27, 2013

By Staff

To the gentleman who donated and delivered 60-plus cases of Girl Scout cookies to the VA hospital, thanks but no thanks. While we love Samoas, Tagalongs and Thin Mints, we prefer them without mealworms. The cookies were well over a year past ...


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