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Readers engage in free speech

The controversy over a Holocaust film that may or may not air on GrassRoots TV elicited plenty of comment from online readers of The Aspen Times last week, some of it in response to columnist Andy Stone’s take on the “free speech” issue.

Offered one unimpressed reader:

Said another:

An Oct. 12 letter to the editor (“Hate speech, not free speech”) blasting an Aspen Times editorial on the topic, also garnered comment, including this:

Wrote another:

Columnist Paul Andersen touched a few nerves with his Oct. 8 column, “Great escape,” including this excerpt:

On the topic of an investigation of harassment allegations against Police Chief Loren Ryerson, came this observation:

There was also this:

News that an investor has withdrawn his offer to purchase the Crystal Palace building in Aspen spurred this response:

An online report on Vail’s efforts to mow some of its steep runs with an eye toward getting them open sooner, one reader offered this reminder:

The flap over an advertising sign on the back of the scoreboard at Aspen High School (the ad will be removed) spurred this response:

There was also this:

The Aspen Times online poll on whether Lift 1A should be replaced spurred input:

Last week’s decision by the Basalt Town Council to study the proposed expansion of Willits Town Center before taking action also spurred comment. There was this, for example:

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