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Re: “Operation Peter Pan offered Cuban refugee kids a home in Colorado, but life was no fairy tale

Very touching story of how they survived & got a great education & made something of themselves. They are the American Dream.

10 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by candacefreckles on 04/07/2016 at 9:55 AM

Re: “Operation Peter Pan offered Cuban refugee kids a home in Colorado, but life was no fairy tale

Thank you for sharing your story Ada. It is a blessing to know you as a friend. You are a special person! Perry J. Vasquez

5 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Perryjon on 04/07/2016 at 7:51 AM

Re: “Operation Peter Pan offered Cuban refugee kids a home in Colorado, but life was no fairy tale

Awesome story about very courageous and successful Americans.

13 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by bobiov on 04/06/2016 at 7:27 PM

Re: “Photos: Havana bound

For those who want to visit a brutal prison, I suggest Alcatraz or Auschwitz instead of Cuba.

Posted by John Howell on 04/06/2016 at 6:55 AM

Re: “Trans people want to change the gender on their birth certificates

Rocket625- I believe you are the one that needs a class in Human Sexuality and the science behind transgender and transsexual persons. There are people who are born with an extra chromosome so they are XXY & XXX so you can't definitely say they are one or the other gender. There are some women born with more male hormones and males with more female hormones and this can also factor into their Gender. And there are people who have been born with both sexual organs and are both male and female. Doctors should wait until puberty for the child to designate what gender they say they are, since gender in is the mind and not the physical body.

There was a boy born in the 60s who had a botched circumcision and since the doctors believe that gender was NOT fixed back then, so they made this boy a girl and told his parents to just raise his as a girl and he would never know the difference. Well, guess what folks, he did know and when he hit puberty he became very confused and asked his parents about it and they finally confessed to the surgery that was performed on him after he was born. He was changed back to a boy at 15 years old, but he still couldn't deal with the deception and his true gender being taken from him ie - his penis being removed, so he committed suicide a few years later. This was made a study case in the 80s to proved that gender IS fixed in the mind and NOT the physical body. It was shown on 60 minutes.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by guruD on 04/04/2016 at 10:39 AM

Re: “Gustavo Arellano will now take your questions

I am Penelope Parra, please help my locate the article dated August 2007, I am a teacher, this article was my first teaching job. I came out in the paper and I have looked for the article every single way I can possibly think of. If you get a chance can you please help me and send at copy of the article to my email account, I would be forever grateful. I am trying to get rehired by EPISD and would like to be able to include this article in my portfolio to be reconsidered. :)

pjparra@episd.org

Posted by jpjparra&13 on 04/03/2016 at 1:33 PM

Re: “Gustavo Arellano will now take your questions

Hello my name is Penelope Parra, I am looking for an article dated august 2007, when I first started teaching at Crockett Elementary. If you find this article, can you please email it to me at pjparra@episd.org I would be ever so thankful, I want to use this article in my portfolio to get rehired by EPISD. please if you find it, I have spent countless hours trying every which way to find the article.

Posted by jpjparra&13 on 04/03/2016 at 1:28 PM

Re: “Trans people want to change the gender on their birth certificates

did i mention that you are born with an x or a y chromosome? i guess the left doesn't understand science - good luck with your quest anyways.

0 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by rocket625 on 04/03/2016 at 1:26 PM

Re: “Trans people want to change the gender on their birth certificates

Birth certificate, schmirth fertificate: the fickle GLBT 'community' in Colorado Springs has short term memory disorder...forgetting their own in life, and in death.

http://spydrasweb.blogspot.com/2012/04/i-s…

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Posted by Spydra 1 on 04/02/2016 at 10:50 AM

Re: “Trans people want to change the gender on their birth certificates

I was born male and I will die male. No physical cutting on my part, or paid for on my part, can or will change that. I better NEVER find someone who came out of their Mother's womb with male parts, and think they've changed that physically, trying to enter a Woman's RR! That "dog" definitely won't "hunt"!

1 like, 7 dislikes
Posted by gregaj7 on 03/31/2016 at 7:49 PM

Re: “Casting Spells

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Posted by Andy Emmanuel on 03/31/2016 at 6:04 PM

Re: “Tyler Durden returns

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Re: “Tyler Durden returns

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Posted by Nikki Tammy on 03/30/2016 at 7:34 PM

Re: “Trans people want to change the gender on their birth certificates

I do need to clear up one error... I know the young man who simply wants to play soccer I have not helped them in anyway other then amongst many other tried to comfort him when our bill was killed... He and his family is getting a lot of help from TYES; http://www.tyes-colorado.org/

Posted by Sheri Proctor on 03/30/2016 at 5:36 PM

Re: “Trans people want to change the gender on their birth certificates

Is gender on a birth certificate? NO. What's listed is a persons sex. Y'know relevant medical information. Why are people so hung up on gender?! If I tell you I'm a woman, what am I communicating to you? Am I telling you how I dress? No. Am I telling you how masculine/feminine I am? No. Am I telling you what my interests are? No. Then why the f*k so concerned about it!

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Posted by Jason Arnold on 03/30/2016 at 2:30 PM

Re: “Trans people want to change the gender on their birth certificates

Thank you Shari for sharing your story and hard work. I hope you obtain a seat in politics! I think Trans people should be able to have paperwork that matches their choice.

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Posted by TruB on 03/30/2016 at 12:02 PM

Re: “Laws help ensure the public's right to know

Do they indeed? I'd like to see Barack Obama's college transcripts, please.

3 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by John Howell on 03/23/2016 at 8:43 AM

Re: “Getting away with murder

My Uncle Brian Scott Heifner died March 24, 2005. He was found in a hotel in Colorado Springs with rolled up $100.00 dollar bills shoved down his throat and bags of cocaine shoved into his nasal cavity. The first autopsy they did the coroner wanted to rule murder. My grandmother was afraid of retribution and told them she felt he committed suicide. They did a second autopsy and ruled his death a suicide. I am wondering if anyone knows of any similar deaths in Colorado Springs or surrounding areas.

Posted by Colorado2016 on 03/20/2016 at 6:53 PM

Re: “CSPD officers face possible lawsuit for beating Alzheimer's patient

Colorado Springs—where the PD ignores a 911 call of a man in the street with guns (until someone is lying on the ground bleeding to death from gunshot wounds) but beats the living hell out of an Alzheimer's patient.

8 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Charlie McKeon Jr on 03/13/2016 at 9:03 AM

Re: “CSPD officers face possible lawsuit for beating Alzheimer's patient

Now cops beat up old Alzheimer's patients? What is wrong with people?

9 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by April Breck on 03/12/2016 at 6:27 PM

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