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Re: “The long, long campaign; Veteran's Day, 'free thought'; and more

"In recognition of Veterans Day, I wanted to share some facts about the Congressional Medal of Honor," - Charles H. Guy

You mean like the fact that technically it is not the "Congressional Medal of Honor", it is simply the Medal of Honor. The Society, however, is correctly known as the Congressional Medal of Honor Society being as the Society was chartered by Congress.

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Posted by Odin on 11/06/2014 at 11:59 AM

Re: “Personal Space

How do I get in contact with her

Posted by Charlotte Zupan on 11/04/2014 at 6:40 PM

Re: “Personal Space

I would like to have a reading from her where can I find her zupan128@comcast.net

Posted by Charlotte Zupan on 11/04/2014 at 6:38 PM

Re: “Staring down the Sierra Club

Can anybody tell us the current status of this issue?

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Posted by Nicole Rosa on 11/03/2014 at 9:12 AM

Re: “'Why I don't vote,' Herpin's progress, labeling GMOs, and more

Father Carmody is disingenuous for bemoaning that "for same-sex unions, the government is lighting fast." Truth is, I see news items on same-sex couples getting married who have waited a lifetime for this right to be theirs as it is for others. Lightning fast? Spare us such spin and sour grapes.

The same-sex marriage issue reminds me of black civil rights, where it took a hundred years from the end of the Civil War for passage of the Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act and other landmark legislation and court decisions (Brown vs Board of Education / Loving vs Virginia) that finally lived up to the Constitution's promise that "...all men are created equal..."
Lightning Fast? Spare us such spin and sour grapes.

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Posted by OldCrank on 10/30/2014 at 1:47 PM

Re: “War costs just keep growing

It’s sad to know that our government spends money on war. Instead of making peace and spending money on important and noble things they spend money to proceed and to support war. Also US help other countries to keep wars going, that’s for sure. I wonder how much money they spend for that. And I think that this amount would be enough to fix student loan problem or other important debt. We have very tough economic situation now in the US and there are a lot of problems much more important than a war. Serena from http://www.cashadvanceloanstore.com/

Posted by Serena Amber on 10/28/2014 at 1:38 AM

Re: “'Why I don't vote,' Herpin's progress, labeling GMOs, and more

Amy Williard.

The recall of Sen. John Morse is just one recent example of what happens when you vote, or don't vote.

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Posted by el producto on 10/27/2014 at 10:49 AM

Re: “'Why I don't vote,' Herpin's progress, labeling GMOs, and more

Just turn the Senate over to US, and we’ll do the same thing there that we’ve done in the House……Stalemate and Gridlock!! Let’s get NOTHING done for the people who sent us here for this gig with SO many great side benefits: CEO-type pay, full health coverage (even on the job site!), bribes galore from our loving lobbyists, frequent vacations paid for by ‘friends’, cushy retirement plan, etc.

Cory Gardner says we should elect HIM because we hate gridlock SO much? He was part of the gridlock in the House….does he expect us to believe he won’t vote the SAME way if he is promoted to the Senate? Think how embarrassed we will be with a Senator who allies with Ted Cruz!

Last year we never stopped hearing about all that East Coast money pouring into Colorado from ONE guy, but now the Republicans welcome all the anonymous millions flowing in from the Koch Brothers, Karl Rove, U.S Chamber of Commerce, and the NRA. Such hypocrites! Not one of those groups care one whit about what is best for OUR state, or esp. the working class who will suffer at the hands of a Republican takeover of the Senate!

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Posted by thinkagain on 10/27/2014 at 10:48 AM

Re: “'Why I don't vote,' Herpin's progress, labeling GMOs, and more

Amy Willard, I hope you will exercise your patriotic duty and educate yourself about the issues.....and vote for the party that has your best interests at heart. I am not always completely happy with the Democratic Party, either, but they are MUCH MORE likely to have OUR best interests at heart. The Republicans would rather see the entire country FAIL if THEY can't be running it!!
Think about getting involved and helping get our system back on track. It does not help to sit on the sidelines.

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Posted by thinkagain on 10/27/2014 at 10:13 AM

Re: “'Why I don't vote,' Herpin's progress, labeling GMOs, and more

2,4-D is not new. 2,4-D is widely used and has been for years. Maybe you've heard of it's commercial name? "Scotts TurfBuilder"?

2,4-D was used in Agent Orange, but so was Water. Ban Water. More succinctly, Agent Orange was made up of 2 parts. The part that contained Dioxins was not 2,4-D

It was the second part 2,4,5-T.

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Posted by Steven Alexander Shaver on 10/27/2014 at 8:24 AM

Re: “Manitou's deep marijuana divide

I've lived in the Pikes Peak region for 39 years, most of that a homeowner in Manitou. Manitou bleeds its economic strength to Colorado Springs, meaning I can't buy a new car or tire in Manitou. All of those sales go to Colorado Springs, I can't buy a board of wood or a screw for my home in Manitou, I can't buy a computer...stereo....TV....washing machine.....Cell phone...Men's suit.....a pair of shoes or sneakers.......NADA. I can't even buy a new bicycle in Manitou - all of those sales tax dollars get bled off to Colorado Springs. Well the retail Marijuana store can reverse that trend with a $100,000 / month contribution to our city's sales tax coffers. That is humongous folks an absolute huge percentage of the city budget to come from ONE STORE !!! That's $1.2 million/year to the city from one trouble-free store. Our city budget is only $12-13 million per year and this harmless industry can help our town a lot. It's time to stop the inaccurate fear mongering and look at the economic FACTS ! PROVEN ACCURATE FACTS !

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Posted by Rick Laurenzi on 10/26/2014 at 6:14 PM

Re: “Manitou's deep marijuana divide

Yep. Justin Armour just lost all of my money. I'll never eat there again.

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Posted by franksinatra on 10/26/2014 at 5:47 PM

Re: “'Why I don't vote,' Herpin's progress, labeling GMOs, and more

Anymom, thanks for reading and taking seriously my thoughts, now ask yourself honestly, how is the President personally disrespectful and denigrating to his political opposition outside of not aligning with your seemingly circular psychology, get, read a little outside your comfort zone, like "The Republican Brain; The Science of Why They Deny Science---and Reality". That was the point, now I see that Beauprez is remains in character I spotted at UCCS: http://kdvr.com/2014/10/23/tom-clements-wi… and here: http://coloradopols.com/diary/64431/infigh…

Watch out for your predictions as well as CO is naturally getting very tight, my bet is that all historical prediction models are obsolete with the all mail in ballot, makes it easier for those the RW consider undeserving to vote as rightful citizens, thanks again for the opportunity to reply to such well thought out replies.

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Posted by RWN on 10/25/2014 at 10:38 AM

Re: “'Why I don't vote,' Herpin's progress, labeling GMOs, and more

Mr. Nemanich: Barack Obama will most certainly "be punished" at the ballot box in a week and a half.

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Posted by anymom on 10/25/2014 at 9:02 AM

Re: “Manitou's deep marijuana divide

Those opposing 2G are numerous and determined as well and are voting.
The fear based campaign against retail MJ sales has failed to win many new recruits. None of their fears have come true. In fact their prime assertion "Manitou has made huge improvements the past decade .... This will reverse if families choose not to visit the area because of retail marijuana..." is the exact opposite of what has happened. August and September were record breaking months for tourism, crime has been reduced, business revenues are up, sales tax revenues are at record breaking levels (even without counting MJ taxes). The only problem we might have is a parking problem since so many people want to come to our interesting diverse alive community. Manitou is moving forward rather than retreating to the failed policies of the last century.

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Posted by Alan Delwiche on 10/24/2014 at 4:23 PM

Re: “Colorado wants to ban most marijuana edibles, restrict caregivers and more.

I do not use or grow, I was not polled. We voted and they are taking all away whenever national voices start being raised. Time to vote some in that really listen when we vote.

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Posted by Terri Gariner on 10/24/2014 at 3:39 PM

Re: “Manitou's deep marijuana divide

boycott these intolerant people's business's like the Crystal Park Cantina

keep Manitou weird!

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Posted by happyfew on 10/24/2014 at 3:12 PM

Re: “Manitou's deep marijuana divide

Vote no on 2G. Simply because the people against recreational marijuana are using manipulative techniques. Kari Kilroy should resign from her County Board position for using KKTV because she is personally involved in the ballot issue. Kilroy and Dr. Ken Linn fabricated a concern claiming an increase of student use at Manitou High School. Do not be manipulated by the big money of the Republican party that is running 'don't go to pot' campaigns in several States with marijuana ballot issues.

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Posted by TruB on 10/24/2014 at 2:23 PM

Re: “Colorado wants to ban most marijuana edibles, restrict caregivers and more.

The banning of medibles is a witch hunt started by SMART. Colorado has had medibles since the inception of Amendment 20 in 2000. They have been on the shelves of medical cannabis dispensaries since 2009. Now that the green genie is out of the bottle for all aka recreational cannabis the back door attempts to hinder Amendment 64 are laughable. Do the math on where and when and you'll see your unfounded witch hunt. 14 years medibles have been available. Duh!
Peace, Pot, Politics,
Wayward Bill Chengelis
Chairman, US Marijuana Party

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Posted by WaywardBill on 10/23/2014 at 8:51 AM

Re: “About those chickens

john,

if U wanna have Doug Lamborn held accountable,

try to stop the parade of Democratic vanity candidates who pretend to run against him.
They suck the air out of the campaigns of conservative 3rd party candidates who could actually beat him.

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Posted by Brian Scott on 10/22/2014 at 3:25 AM

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