A bit of letter remedy

I want to give thanks and gratitude to Open Discussion board for being a constructive outlet for my outrage, disgrace and disappointment for the Trump administration. Even when not printed, I merely really feel the higher for writing to you.

Bob Bonacci, Littleton

Airport noise reply

Re: “Elevated air traffic forcing some to ‘sleep with ear plugs,’ ” July 11 information story

To the individuals complaining about plane noise round Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport: People, to procure a house in proximity to an airport — one which’s been there for about 40 years. Lotta clues which were apparent for these 40 years.

Stephen Holben, Lakewood

Glad to assist our planet

We do the whole lot we all know to assist our planet comparable to recycling, composting, xeriscaping and utilizing our automobile as little as attainable. We heard the water division has a tough time eliminating all of the hair earlier than water is recycled so we attempt to clear the hair from the drain after showering. We now have a sense there are lots of different issues we are able to do. Might The Denver Submit have extra articles on cleansing and saving our planet? We’re certain many individuals could be comfortable to conform.

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Duane and Mary Metcalf, Aurora

The place are the youngsters?

Re: “Colorado armchair activist takes on border atrocity,” July eight commentary

Diane Carman supplies an eye-opening account of the sickening situations at our borders as youngsters of all ages are separated from their dad and mom detained on the border and are shipped beneath armed guard to locations unknown and unmonitored. At the moment, round 3,000-4,000 have been faraway from their dad and mom and are saved in fenced holding pens, child-care amenities, tents and worse. Few of those dad and mom know the place their youngsters are, and few have had direct contact. Our authorities has admitted just lately that these youngsters can also be turned over to long-term foster care with out their dad and mom’ consent!

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After the preliminary flurry of stories tales about these sorry situations devised and carried out by the Trump administration, predictably, subsequent consideration has waned (Diane Carman’s column was the one point out of this subject in your complete Sunday Denver Submit). This lack of protection serves the Trump administration properly, because it bumbles its method to deny and cover-up these atrocities, that in most civilized nations could be thought of crimes in opposition to humanity.

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We all know that separating youngsters from their dad and mom leaves emotional scars that may final their lifetimes. In these unmonitored, unknown and poorly supervised holding amenities, we all know that situations are ripe for bodily, psychological and sexual abuse. The enforced secrecy that the administration shrouds over this operation makes such abuse much more probably. It might take a while and dogged dedication by journalists and whistle-blowers till proof for such abuse involves mild. Though the Trump administration will get the deserved blame, all of us share within the disgrace of permitting this disaster to occur on our watch. It’s essential that the media, in addition to all of us, ensure that these youngsters should not forgotten!

Peter Raich, Dillon



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