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Re: “Why is private security patrolling our public streets?

For a reality check, the writer of this article should have interviewed downtown employees and residents. As a downtown resident of many years, I object to the characterization that we downtowners do not want to share the public space. I think we are very welcoming to people who show common courtesy and obey simple, common sense rules. Class and race have nothing to do with it. This article seems like a national narrative that's imposed on Colorado Springs, rather than a focused view of what our downtown is really like.

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Posted by Floyd D. Tunson on 09/21/2016 at 4:29 PM

Re: “Why is private security patrolling our public streets?

I am curious, what sort of authority does a private security force have? If they are just private citizens, can the public just ignore their commands, or have they been granted some sort of authority by the city? Seems like the city should clarify, who, what and why these patrols exist, and exactly what authority they have.

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Posted by hippyhelper on 09/21/2016 at 3:31 PM

Re: “Why is private security patrolling our public streets?

Why? Because Struthers and the reich have always planned to take every bit of public property, land and services and pirate-tize them for the enrichment of their campaign contributors. The recent de-staffing of CSPD is the latest step in that effort and when that service is wrecked and the budget slashed all the way then it will be sold for pennies like the libraries, parks, schools, garbage, utilities, roads, snow removal, etc. This is an ideological battle to steal the public's property.

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Posted by Bill Burns on 09/21/2016 at 9:10 AM

Re: “Casting Spells

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Posted by Joel Sandra on 09/20/2016 at 2:33 PM

Re: “Tyler Durden returns

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Re: “Ex-gay like me

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Posted by Isabel Claire Pascal on 09/17/2016 at 3:56 AM

Re: “Johnny had schizophrenia, a gun and a delusional anger. His family had a problem.

Stay strong Johnny, keep fighting for yourself

Posted by Casey Fenner on 09/14/2016 at 6:24 PM

Re: “A nagging mystery

I went to high school with Gene. We get together each year for a class reunion and talj about him. We, the class of Fonda-Fultonville High School 1968 would love to see this case solved and justice served.

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Posted by Deborah Kervin on 09/12/2016 at 12:43 AM

Re: “Mixed blessings

God Bless Andrew Wommack Ministries. Andrew Wommack is truly a man of the Lord and the residents of woodland park may not welcome it now but this Bible college will be nothing but a blessing to the people there. I hope to one day be a student at Charis.

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Posted by marciafrans on 09/10/2016 at 1:57 PM

Re: “Welcome to Kolorado, Klan Kountry

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Posted by Glen Crenshaw on 09/10/2016 at 12:30 AM

Re: “Railroaded for domestic-violence defendants, El Paso Countys fast track may not always lead to justice

I was arrested walking down the sidewalk, they thought I was someone else but when they ran my name I had a warrant for harassment from a county away I never lived in from a year ago. I only went to this town of Durango Colorado for a Dr appointment a couple times. I had no idea who I harassed or what even was goin on. Worst off it was a Wednesday in another town on a holiday weekend coming. So I wouldn't be able to see a judge until Tuesday of the next week in another town I Dont even know after bein transported. Luckily after $790.00 I was released with a court date.No knowledge of who I "harassed" last year. Apparently like it says its an instant. Warrant if someone says you harassed them with no notification and laplata county seals their records after issuing a warrant so you can't even look up if you have one just by chance. Its a mandatory arrest at least a night in jail. Then the penalty is 6 months and a $50.00 dollar fine. How does that go together?? That's if you Dont take a plea or 12 step program and pay out the butt.

Posted by zoney01 on 09/02/2016 at 5:19 PM

Re: “Mixed blessings

I just "happened" on this site, but I know something about Andrew and Jamie Wommack personally. I was a volunteer at their ministry in the 1980s and 90s before we had to move away. They are for real christians, compassionate, sincerely dedicated to the Lord. They preach the word of God, I have never known anyone with more knowledge of the scriptures then Andrew Wommack, and he lives the word. Why don`t you read the word and find out?As for their sons, I have grown sons myself and in their teens they rebelled, many a parent finds that with all that is going on in society, your child can go the wrong direction, through no fault of the parents. You cannot blame parents for everything. It may well be Jamie and Andrew knew about some of their sons actions( they did not condone them), I knew some of the things about my boys but no matter what I said or did though, my boys seemed to be determined to continue their direction at the time. Now many years later, my sons are excellent husbands and fathers now as a matter of fact they are grandfathers. I do not blame my sons for every action of my grandchildren, I am an intelligent reasonable thinking person who knows the adult doing the deed is responsible for their own actions. What is the matter with some of you parents, you know better then to blame a parent for everything your child does. Woodland Park is benefiting from that Christian College, just let one of your family members get sick and at deaths door and you`ll be contacting Charis Bible College(If you`re smart) for prayer and they WILL pray. I know how Andrew runs his office. They love to pray and "Faith worketh by LOVE" as is said in scripture. My God, how satan has deceived many people into saying ugly things about people who truly love.

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Posted by Jo Brown on 09/02/2016 at 12:33 PM

Re: “Wommack's pathway to prominence

Blessings?! If you consider draining all of a communities resources like food banks and clothes closets because charis encourages people to answer gods call at all costs, which leads to people dropping everything and bringing their families to a new place with absolutely no way to support them self. A FACT that the the dean of students brushes off as something they dont encourage and so people like that are not their problem to help support. Or the fact that this giant compound pays no taxes so is a massive strain on emergency services. Or that the town he built in was only 7000 people and 1000 students are starting this fall with hopes for thousands more in the future. Anyone with half a brain can tell you that a community that small can not sustain that type of rapid growth. There isnt housing available to locals let alone thousands more so prices are no linger attaunable to people whonhave been here for generationa. Its crushing this town not blessing it! More like a tick that is going to bleed it dry until there is nothing left

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Posted by noway on 09/01/2016 at 7:29 AM

Re: “Low-cost tiny homes could help alleviate the housing shortage

Builders will make no money on a tiny home - thus you can expect they'll use their political connections to make sure they don't become commonplace in suburban environments.

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Posted by UCanSeeClearlyNow on 08/22/2016 at 8:32 PM

Re: “Some Air Force Academy cadets never have a chance — and they leave feeling defeated

story had grammar problems, confusing statements - cant wait for acadamey to respond before publishing? you are not a NY times

Carrot - then post the secrets! yeah i thought - just BS by you

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Posted by apathetic on 08/22/2016 at 11:31 AM

Re: “Low-cost tiny homes could help alleviate the housing shortage

A low cost tiny home still needs a high cost developed lot with electric, gas, water, and sewer taps. That makes the whole unit still too expensive.

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Posted by billd on 08/20/2016 at 11:41 AM

Re: “Some Air Force Academy cadets never have a chance — and they leave feeling defeated

You're wrong Maverick. Every cadet is not force fed drugs nor treated like a military test subject like this kid was.

Every cadet is not used as a scapegoat in order to coverup blotched investigations.

Argue and stomp your virtual foot all you want. It really doesn't make a bit of difference to me. The entire institution is designed to pull the wool over the eyes of the naive general public. And for the most part, it works (you're proof). I'd be just like you if I wasn't privy to some of the dirty little secrets.

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Posted by carrot__shoes on 08/19/2016 at 11:53 AM

Re: “Some Air Force Academy cadets never have a chance — and they leave feeling defeated

What people are getting wrong here, is the academy is not getting you ready to serve. It's getting you ready to lead. Big difference, they are making the future officers of the air force. It's going to be the hardest thing you do in your life. If you can't cut it, they weed you out because you would be jeopardizing those you are responsible for. It's the same reason us army ranger school is basically mandatory for infantry officers. They want to find the people who don't have the skillset, or internal Constitution to be able to prevail no matter what the circumstances are. Is it fair? Probably not, but then again, neither is war, and that's the purpose behind the service academies.

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Posted by Seve Bertolone on 08/18/2016 at 1:15 AM

Re: “Some Air Force Academy cadets never have a chance — and they leave feeling defeated

Yes when you join the military they critcize EVERYTHING you do and give you instructions for EVERYTHING!! Especially officers. There is a reason for it. They need to know you can follow simple instructions that do not matter before they give you major instructions in which lives will be at stake if they are not adhered too. It isn't bullying, it isn't racist and it isn't brainwashing you into a cult. It is a carefully developed plan for the cadets professional development. It is not perfect ofcourse, and every branch is constantly adjusting their regimen, but the military has been developing soldiers/sailors/marines/airmen for over 240 years, and in doing so have developed the finest and deadliest military in the world. With such a track record, they will not conform to the individual, but rather require the individual to conform into what they know they need him/her to be

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Posted by Eric Steyskal on 08/14/2016 at 12:34 AM

Re: “Some Air Force Academy cadets never have a chance — and they leave feeling defeated

Poor guy couldn't hang with what is done to every Cadet. Got to be tougher than that. Pity party article.

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Posted by Maverick on 08/13/2016 at 8:08 AM

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