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I think publishing it to the forum or paper would just open the paper to a huge libel suit, and they are just covering their rear, and want to make sure if the charges in the letter are true that the public is protected from overexposure that might give the offenders a chance to dodge the charges. If the charges in the letter are true, even partially, i agree with the discretion shown by the paper to allow authorities to prove or disprove them before everyone reads the letter on record.
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Jerry says " I am tired of spending tax dollars on groceries to reduce the airline fare for people that probably have more money than me on ski vacations to Steamboat."
Now please correct me if I'm wrong, but dosnt the airline tax provide revenue guarantees to the airline but does not provide money to lower the prices of individual fares. The fares are set by the airlines, and if a flight that is scheduled, and fare set by the airlines comes to Steamboat without enough passengers to make a profit, then the air tax program will fill the airline's coffers by "buying" the empty seats.
This was my impression of how the subsidy worked, and the misconception that the air tax lowered fares was told to me by several people that voted to supported the air tax. Without an organized opposition to the air tax, to provide voters with information on how the money is spent,and reasons to not support this system, misinformed voters will allow the tax to remain.
Please correct me if I'm wrong about how this tax/subsidy works.
I agree, who writes, and edits this paper.
Last year we got a great ride, t-shirt, mussette, tacos, beer, and a chance to win a moots.
The best moots in my garage was the one I won!
I agree, apples and oranges to compare leash laws to oppression. That was my point.
dan, the letter clearly said the leash law enforcment was oppressive, i counter that real police oppression exists, but that we do not experence it by asking dog owners to leash their pets.
...or reports about real oppression from police, like in Ferguson,MO.
I rarely agree with Mr. Douglas, but he nailed it!!
So many good ideas, but this forum isn't the committee.
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