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Re: “'Guys, I'm going through something here'

My name is Jessica and I went to school with Dee. She was one of my best friends. I am truely sorry for what has happened not only to Dee but also her family. My heart to this day is filled with sadness, over losing a great and beautiful friend that I have ever known. She would give you the shirt off her back if ever you needed anything. Always had a wonderful smile on your face. Dee will always be in my heart and greatly missed. Friends 4ever, Jessica

Posted by codream on 01/19/2017 at 12:24 AM

Re: “Springs Council considers making certain medians off-limits with an untested new law

a fine of $500? My god - this city can't take a step in the right direction without two in the wrong.

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Posted by KyleJS on 01/18/2017 at 6:10 PM

Re: “Springs Council considers making certain medians off-limits with an untested new law

The people standing on the medians on Powers Blvd are insane.

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Posted by CSIndyReader on 01/18/2017 at 8:19 AM

Re: “Springs Council considers making certain medians off-limits with an untested new law

Common sense , not the First Amendment , says these medians are hazardous .....

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Posted by actionjackson on 01/18/2017 at 6:03 AM

Re: “Ballot issues in Colorado Springs city election

The Parks are worth " hundreds of millions " ... But we won't spend to adequately maintain them or acquire them ( BTW when is Corral Bluffs gonna open ? Years and years in planning and press releases .... )

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Posted by actionjackson on 01/18/2017 at 5:59 AM

Re: “Downtown Colorado Springs on a roll

"Nationally, trends show more people want to live and work in an urban environment. With our cost of living and proximity to the outdoors, Downtown Colorado Springs is perfectly poised for this growth."

Except Colorado Springs isn't very urban, so stating that it is 'perfectly poised', is a bit of a stretch.

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Posted by Nobody on 01/16/2017 at 8:25 AM

Re: “Hickenlooper: Mentally ill shouldn't go to jail

What does the governor or a police officer know about brain disorders, medications and diagnosing a patient? Anyone who self-medicates can wind up in prison very easily except the law calls it "drug abuse". The agency that runs the medical industry is not made up of physicians but rather DEA agents. Every doctor that writes prescriptions to patients must pay a yearly fee to the DEA for a permit. Many cannot get medications because doctors are in fear of the DEA. In fact most people in this country fear law enforcement and the court system and that is not a healthy situation but the War on Drugs must continue. We must not have negative thoughts either the story states and it has been stated over and over since the 1970's self-help book craze. That it is completely wrong is something quack therapists and hippie mystics cannot admit.
Also there is no such thing as "mental illness". Where or what is your mental? How does it become ill???

The governor is trying to avert attention away from the continuous sub-standard treatment of inmates and especially now with the Fremont County Sheriff's blatant disregard for prisoners and the private for-profit company that enables abuse at his jail. Now that an inmate who could not make bail, was not convicted of any crime yet was imprisoned then denied his medication ( Klonopin) and ended up dead. The private company stated the jail is a "narcotic free zone". Klonopin is for anxiety is not a narcotic it is a benzodiazepine. But to supply an inmate with anything is a profit loss. Stopping any benzodiazepine causes withdrawals and apparently as with the deceased inmate it also causes contusions and numerous broken ribs. The Sheriff did not order an investigation of the death and now the Federal government is taking it to trial and likely the sheriff will become an inmate.

This is all stemming from the amateurish antics of the untrained spewing out their ignorance of medicine. Right here we were told how anxiety is "cured" by "no more negative thoughts" and painting pictures! How dare you print such rubbish! Talk about stigmatizing something! How about focusing on your readership which is the left and their anger issues and their being in denial? Which by the way, anger is a normal human emotion and how it has become almost a crime can be traced right back to the "for profit = kickback" court system which touts itself as the best in the world-sentencing people to bogus anger management classes. Again utter claptrap but people are believing it because it is repeated often enough.

Try researching before writing and if not then write about sidewalks or write how to write about sidewalks. Or perhaps take a lesson from Hazelhurst who can write about anything as long as it involves mentioning his house on the West Side. He might write as though his brain is abnormal but his diagnosis no doubt will be alcoholism, a.k.a. "self-medicating". Oh yeah, it is okay to be negative about Doug Bruce for decades right?

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Posted by Robert Wyman on 01/15/2017 at 10:37 PM

Re: “Homeless shelters and programs in Colorado Springs

I have a son who moved here from another state with his 3 children and is living with me in my 1 bedroom apartment and has not been able to find affordable housing. He gets food stamps and $500 from ADF, if anyone has suggestions please call 719-400-3414.

Posted by ddklawless on 01/15/2017 at 9:59 PM

Re: “District looking for answers after failure of bond, MLO

Of course it all got voted down. They use the money to pay attorneys to attack innocent people and threaten them with harassment so they won't ask anymore question.

I have a FERPA investigation ongoing against d11. D11 is a joke when it comes to student privacy and student safety. When there is a real problem they stick their heads in the sand and hope it will just go away.

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Posted by Christopher Sartin on 01/13/2017 at 9:55 AM

Re: “Schools can't reveal a lot when one kid threatens another

D-11 talks a good talk on student privacy but fails in the execution of actually doing it.

Posted by Christopher Sartin on 01/13/2017 at 9:30 AM

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