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Re: “Reader: The Indy's loaded with crap

An old man who lacks the vocabulary to make a point.
Back in 2008 the indy ran an article on Duane that he didn't trust government and now he doesn't want to hear about the lack of trusting the government.

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Posted by TruB on 02/17/2017 at 4:58 PM

Re: “Reader: The Indy's loaded with crap

Correction:Low mentality people are the ones who voted him into office.

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Posted by TeeJ on 02/17/2017 at 3:13 PM

Re: “Colorado's public accommodations debate

I have been given the look many times in my life starting at 3 years old when I had shoulder length wavy auburn hair. Rude people would come up to me and ask, What are you a boy or a girl? I was confused by this question since I knew the my mom and sister were girls and I was like them, but I felt more like I was one of my brothers. As an adult, I have been given the look when someone questioning my gender sees me in the womens bathroom. I have been given angry sneers. I was shunned by my Christian ministry after 10 years of celibacy and service because I was a sexual suspect, a person that is under suspicion of being deviant. I was not, I was a child that was misunderstood and after being sexually assaulted numerous times as a defenseless child, I decided I didnt want anything to do with sex or relationships.

But I find it very interesting that others feel that they can judge me not by my actions, but their religious beliefs. Maybe they need to read their Bibles again on how Christ treated the others, and that God said the Greatest Commandment is to love God with all of you heart, soul, mind and strength and your neighbor as yourself. Still waiting for conservatives to get this point when they say its their right to disregard my rights as an American citizen. Looking forward to this court case going to the Supreme Court and see how the Highest Judges of our Nation rule on this issue.

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Posted by guruD on 02/16/2017 at 3:35 PM

Re: “Colorado's public accommodations debate

Judges Shut Down Antigay Florist, Case Could Head to Supreme Court

After being shut down this week by the Washington Supreme Court in a 9-0 decision, florist Baronelle Stutzman is not giving up her fight to refuse service to same-sex couples.
Even though she previously served Rob Ingersoll and Curt Freed, Stutzman the owner of Arlene's Flowers in Richland refused to provide bouquets for their 2013 wedding. Stutzman cited "my relationship with Jesus Christ" as the reason for denying service, Buzzfeed reports.


http://www.advocate.com/marriage-equality/…

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Posted by guruD on 02/16/2017 at 3:19 PM

Re: “Colorado's public accommodations debate

like it has been stated countless times in this village... focus on your own dysfunctional family you creeps!!!

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Posted by happyfew on 02/16/2017 at 2:49 PM

Re: “Dreams of urban singletrack coming true in Colorado Springs

Thanks for the great story Tim, just may be the best yet. Thank you.

Posted by Jon Severson on 02/16/2017 at 11:59 AM

Re: “Colorado's public accommodations debate

Great article. If you're using religion to dehumanize and shame other human beings, then you're doing it wrong. If our faith does not lead us to show love and kindness to all of God's children, including Trans-humans, then we've made religion about us, and not God. No one appointed us to be judge. Come on, people! Using ancient texts to justify hate and exclusion is the opposite of love. And you claim to follow Jesus?

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Posted by Bryan Christopher on 02/16/2017 at 10:49 AM

Re: “Reader: The homeless issues aren't getting any better

The solution is simple, but I know some will go to great lengths to make it convoluted and most of that stems from being judgemental and arrogant... but the solution to help the homeless is to simply give them homes. It is not hard to do, and is less costly than what taxpayers must shell out in services. It also gives a homeless person a new outlook, a fresh start that was a complete impossibility before. When you are down, it is hard to get up again, I do not care what some say about "picking up oneself by their bootstraps" because that is an arcane and asinine expression. We live in a system that is awash with laws that merely provide for punishment, and if the price of a mistake is too steep then more punishment is added and farther down one goes. Our government has transformed itself into an aristocracy of sorts, and they spend our money on idiotic projects, pass legislation that is regulating people out of work and business. Government meddles in everything. It was not designed to be that way, but people just started accepting it. Government has never once solved a problem, but people go nuts over elections proving how ignorant they truly are. Elections can best be called "Hire a liar".

Help the homeless, give them a home. Do not ask that they jump through hoops or pass tests. Do not meddle in their lives; just give them a goddam house. Do not tell me that it would be unfair to those who purchased a house because I will respond with, yes, life is not fair. If you prefer to see or know some people are out in the cold, then shame on you, you are no better than anyone else. In fact if you think you are better you are actually worse. There, but for the grace of God, go I...

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Posted by Robert Wyman on 02/16/2017 at 2:48 AM

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

This representative is out of touch with his constituents I would love to attend a town hall with him!!!!

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Posted by Floyd Fernandez on 02/15/2017 at 8:47 PM

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

I detest the political parties and have cast more votes for third parties than the two mega parties. When I listen to NPR or watch PBS I see lapdogs for the left.

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Posted by Scott 1 on 02/15/2017 at 5:51 AM

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

The Feds shouldn't be in the TV and radio business. There's plenty of support for these programs in the private sector, thus they will do just fine. The Feds can use that half a billion dollars for better things.

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Posted by CSIndyReader on 02/14/2017 at 10:48 PM

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

Ben McFall - when was the last time you listened to NPR or watched PBS? I think your misconception may come from a stereotype held by the right. Also, Sesame Street is still on, along with other quality children's programs, that people can access without paying for a cable subscription.

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Posted by Diana H on 02/14/2017 at 7:40 PM

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

The bigger issue is all the Gerrymandering that has allowed Lamborn to be re-elelcted over and over. With nothing but using the Ben Franklin free mail he continues to never debate and wins his seat. For years I've heard how he needs to be voted out and for years I've voted against him and it shows how a group just votes for the R as in rather than for their own best interest.

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Posted by TruB on 02/14/2017 at 6:58 PM

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

NPR and the like are nothing but left, liberal agenda spewing propaganda outlets. Nothing like they used to be in the Mr. Rodgers and Sesame Street days. Use a different example that matters with today's funding of these outlets if you want some balance in your statement.

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Posted by Ben McFall on 02/14/2017 at 5:23 PM

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

Obviously he did not grow up watching Mr Rogers or Sesame Street. He knows nothing about keeping promises, being kind and compassionate or working with others.

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Posted by Lenora McAndrews Degen on 02/14/2017 at 5:03 PM

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

NPR chief fundraising coordinator says NPR would be better off without federal funding. So maybe the editor and chief along with journalists of this paper are the ones who are out of touch. In 2011 $50 mill was cut by a measure Senate passed. This isn't something new and you may well educate yourself on what popular vote really means. NPR has lost touch with the people and also not the best source for education. If a teacher has to use this instead of national geographic. We'll that's your first major issue. Teachers who shouldn't be teaching.

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Posted by John Wood on 02/14/2017 at 4:52 PM

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

Was Lamborn not raised on Sesame Street, Electric Company and Mr. Rogers? PBS is the standard-bearer for educational television. I am proud to be a Sesame Street kid.

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Posted by thewindcriesmary on 02/14/2017 at 4:42 PM

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

Of course NPR is distrusted among conservatives. They eliminate the smoke amongst the Conservative mirrors.

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Posted by Lynne Bliss on 02/14/2017 at 3:02 PM

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

I already feel pretty secure, but I'll never feel too smart. Unfortunately, NPR is typically distrusted among conservatives, so he's unlikely to change his mind.

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Posted by Matt 2 on 02/14/2017 at 9:15 AM

Re: “Reader: The homeless issues aren't getting any better

Do you hand your dollar to the beggar standing on the median or do you hand it to a non-profit homeless organization. At the moment neither seems to be a solution.

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Posted by CSIndyReader on 02/13/2017 at 1:32 PM

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