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Re: “Reader: Spare us from a Robert Dear execution trial

Donald Spitz:

False equivalence. Diversion. A fetus is not "people."

Dear's actions are criminal. Abortion is legal. If you can't see the difference, you're not looking hard enough.

Your argument is why guys like Dear do what they do. They believe murder is justified to "save the babies." I repeat. Abortion is legal. Murder is not.

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Posted by Bill W. on 02/25/2017 at 8:21 AM

Re: “Reader: I am ashamed of Rep. Doug Lamborn

Add my name too.

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Posted by Kim Garren on 02/25/2017 at 8:19 AM

Re: “Reader: Spare us from a Robert Dear execution trial

Any woman that has had 3 abortions, has done the same thing that Robert dear did. Killed three innocent people.

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Posted by Donald Spitz on 02/25/2017 at 6:08 AM

Re: “Reader: Spare us from a Robert Dear execution trial

Yes, of course and certainly a fair trial. But a costly death penalty trial should not be pursued; rather life in prison without possibility of parole, as the letter-writer recommends.

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Posted by Elle Ameno on 02/24/2017 at 2:50 PM

Re: “Reader: Spare us from a Robert Dear execution trial

he is entitled to a fair trial......costs don't matter. this is our justice system.

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Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 02/24/2017 at 1:17 PM

Re: “Reader: I am ashamed of Rep. Doug Lamborn

PBS and NPR soiled their own nest by becoming politically biased.

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Posted by UCanSeeClearlyNow on 02/24/2017 at 8:45 AM

Re: “I-25: It's only getting worse

just wondering what happend to the light rail that was to be coming to colo springs someone needs to bring this up in next city and county meetings as this is a major need as we really need this we are growing faster and faster. disabled senior thanks

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Posted by Bradford E Moreno on 02/24/2017 at 12:44 AM

Re: “Reader: I am ashamed of Rep. Doug Lamborn

PBS owns the rights to a lot of good shows. No reason they couldn't be profitable on their own. As for the radio, radio is dead and they could broadcast on the Internet for a LOT cheaper. Crap kids that still live with thier parents can pull off podcasting... Please. Get real people. This is NOT a travesty.

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Posted by Nathan Van Horn on 02/24/2017 at 12:15 AM

Re: “Reader: I am ashamed of Rep. Doug Lamborn

Add my name too

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Posted by 1124victor on 02/23/2017 at 9:29 PM

Re: “Reader: I am ashamed of Rep. Doug Lamborn

Add my name. This spineless repugnican will be out next election guaranteed.

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Posted by Ginger 1 on 02/23/2017 at 4:50 PM

Re: “Reader: I am ashamed of Rep. Doug Lamborn

Add my name as well. Spineless doesn't begin to describe my thoughts about Lamborn.

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Posted by Wes Delgado on 02/23/2017 at 4:44 PM

Re: “Reader: I am ashamed of Rep. Doug Lamborn

Add my name as well. I abhor the actions of this spineless so called representative. Meet with your constituents. Do your damn job Lamborn!

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Posted by deliberative on 02/23/2017 at 3:01 PM

Re: “Democrats in the Afterlife

I read an article by Nat stein she forgot to state the most important fact about helping the homeless it is jobs. I did a short stent at the no hope center and the only thing I got out of it was an upper respirtory infection that I still have a year and half later. I have been on and off homeless for about four years. I come to the library every day and work on their computer's to find work not here in the springs but every state in the western U.S. and I have found work not here but in Idaho and south Dakota but it was seasonal. the contracted trail clean up should be done by the homeless not contracted positions. I know I'd be working it.

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Posted by spooky8g on 02/22/2017 at 1:53 PM

Re: “Democrats in the Afterlife

The Progressive tent is big enuf for democrats, come on over! www.coloradoprogressiveparty.org

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Posted by teddybearbully on 02/22/2017 at 12:10 PM

Re: “The resistance is now

Look, the GOP and the DNC are the weakest ever! Time to POUNCE! www.coloradoprogressiveparty.org Feel the BERN!

Posted by teddybearbully on 02/22/2017 at 11:52 AM

Re: “Parting words from the Sage

so you just up and abandon us?

Posted by apathetic on 02/22/2017 at 11:44 AM

Re: “Reader: Doug Lamborn, you're totally out of touch with your constituents

Brian Scott:

"This is, overall, a conservative community.
If you want to vote him out, you have to give voters a reasonable alternative."

I agree in principle. In practice, however, El Paso county GOP voters wouldn't recognize a moderate Democrat (or Republican, for that matter) if that candidate wore a sandwich board stating "I AM A MODERATE."

The majority of voters in El Paso county are not interested in moderation. They want revolution. They hate the government. They hate taxes. They hate "policy" and prefer 1950 to 2017. Any electorate that would put Gordon Klingenschmitt in office is an angry and gullible group. That isn't going to change in my lifetime.

"All things in moderation" is good advice. Sadly, it does not apply to El Paso county elections.

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Posted by Bill W. on 02/22/2017 at 7:11 AM

Re: “Reader: Doug Lamborn, you're totally out of touch with your constituents

Congressman Lamborn is highly responsive to the concerns of his constituents.
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What you fail to understand is that he feels that he only represents about 10,000 people in CD-05, and that he can get their views by only meeting face-to-face with about 250 of those. The other 700,000 in the District do not have a representative in Washington.
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He has his "telephone town halls,"in which his staff selects the questions, and feeds him the answers, all out of sight of any ordinary folk.
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but the people who consistently return him to office are the liberal progressive Democrats who refuse to nominate a moderate, or dare I suggest, a conservative candidate.
This is, overall, a conservative community.
If you want to vote him out, you have to give voters a reasonable alternative.
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In 2006, a Conservative Democrat ran for the nomination, against Jay Fawcett and the donkey guy (Curtis Imrie.) At the CD-05 convention in Greeley, he - I - got spanked, drawing about 4% of the vote. Heck, the donkey guy got more than double what I got.
Sure, I was a flawed candidate. But as a conservative, there was at least the possibility of beating Lamborn.

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Posted by Brian Scott on 02/22/2017 at 6:51 AM

Re: “Reader: Doug Lamborn, you're totally out of touch with your constituents

When will Lamborn hold a townhall meeting in Colorado Springs...The last one was years ago/ by invitation only and in a tiny venue. Time to bombard his office with requests for an open townhall..the man never faces ALL his constituents...only the very right wing.
ENOUGH!

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Posted by Catherine Woods on 02/20/2017 at 2:41 PM

Re: “Promise Lee on what's next for Hillside community

Thank you Patience for turning the dialogue on Black History Month inward and showing how we can build on history's accomplishments! Pastor Lee and others have built beautiful foundations in the Hillside neighborhood, look forward to seeing how the neighborhood continues to grow under such strong leadership.

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Posted by RMarkwardt on 02/19/2017 at 1:59 PM

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