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Wisdom from the Web

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On the Vail Daily Web site, you can comment on each story or editorial you read there.Here, we publish excerpts of those comments:Re: Putting the safety in celebrationJon Asper put on a great show! And a safe one, too. Thank you to everyone that helped. We will never go to that zoo in Avon again.Re: Who’s your Vail Idol?This is A cool article. I cant believe He went to 18 countries. He’s a really good song writer and singer.Re: New voting machines to be used this yearThese machines were federally mandated in 2002 for the upcoming election cycle. And there is a paper trail which will be used for recounts and post election audits. Should you like to know more about our security procedures to prevent fraud please contact me directly.Teak SimontonEagle County Clerk328-8728Re: New voting machines to be used this yearI don’t think many illegals would risk registering to vote to begin with – they want to stay below the radar screen, not provide a lot of personal information and sign a legal affidavit!Re: New voting machines to be used this yearThis is Teak Simonton, Eagle County Clerk. The paper roll which records the votes for each voter will indeed be used for recounting and post election random auditing. Please call me if you would like to know the truth – because you have obviously been misinformed and not by me: 328-8728.Re: Letters to the EditorDavid Stern says that Richard Carnes thinks voting “stinks.” Well, I went back and read his column, and not word could be found connecting the act of voting with the word “stink.” He did say the “process” leading up to this particular vote stinks, but that was it. Mr. Stern, please read carefully before condemning next time.Re: Ideas Fest speaker: U.S. needs immigrantsIf about 1 million of the estimated 12 million undocumented workers in this country work in agriculture, where are the rest working? And can all of those employers really “not know” their workers are illegal

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