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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Three years ago, David Frey, of the Aspen Daily News, wrote that our fair valley did not have a gang problem. The 30 gangbangers busted by ICE last week would seem to contradict this “open border” naivete.

Immigration officials admit they catch less than 10 percent of the illegals and drugs entering this country. Might this suggest we’ve only scratched the surface of our problem here?

Ironically, facilitating the integration of these thieves, rapists and murderers into our communities is Catholic Charities. They help citizens and illegal aliens on an equal basis, with our tax dollars. They don’t do background checks before doling out U.S. food, U.S. housing or U.S. medical care.

Just like “Welcoming Colorado,” they refuse to distinguish between legal and illegal immigrants. They’re just helping their “little lost brothers” to find a better life. Sadly, it’s at the expense of American citizens.

Our quality of life will continue to deteriorate as long as we remain a safe haven for anyone who can sneak, slither or swim into our country.

Recently, a Miami tourist remarked he’d fear for his life if he’d wear my “Deport all illegals” T-shirt at home. How many of you are already that afraid?

In closing, under the amazing coincidence column: After 7 1/2 years in office, Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario is finally cooperating with immigration authorities, just before an election.

Bruno Kirchenwitz


Patrons of Dream Tans,

I would like to thank you for your business over the last several months. Due to unforeseen circumstances and new tax laws related to Tanning Salons, it was impossible for us to keep our doors open. We have started a prorated refund process. We have taken the package purchased and deducted any points or time you had used and refunded the difference. We are doing this in alphabetical order and have received several pieces of returned mail. If you believe you are due a refund, please make sure we have your current address by sending an email to Thank you.

JD Mack

Glenwood Springs

Hello again, you might remember one of my letters from a little earlier. Well it was to help sponsor me for a AAA hockey team headed to New Hampshire. The team I was with took 3rd place in the tournament.

First thing’s first, I want to thank everyone who helped support me in that endeavor. I would not have been able to do it without you. However, after my performance in New Hampshire, a junior hockey team from Arizona wants me to go play for them. The Arizona Redhawks have invited me to try out for their team Aug. 18-20. This is a great opportunity for me to play at a level even higher than AAA hockey. Unfortunately it also cost 6 times as much as my New Hampshire trip did. The fee to play is $7,500.

I will be holding a car wash this Sunday from 7 a.m. to around noon at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, in their parking lot. I am also hoping if you have any odd jobs you need done at your house, I will work for you for any job. If you just want to donate to my cause or have a business and wish to sponsor me please get a hold of me at 970-625-4368. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thank you all for any support and once again my greatest thanks to those who sponsored me in my New Hampshire trip. Thank you very much.

Joe Capraro


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