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Comment Archives: stories: News: Local News

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Well Ill give ya that one Robert and agree.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 12/02/2016 at 8:34 PM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Tannim- When you are stopped by police ask them! I know if a person is cash poor and their license plates expire they then are charged another $100 when they finally register it. A fine for poverty. No moey? Then pay more. Billionaire? Forget it, (wink wink). For a police spokesperson to say they do not know if a vehicle is illegal must not have been on the force when Harley owners were being stopped so police could inspect exhaust pipes for the fine print stamped into the underside of the pipe for the EPA legal seal of approval. What department was it that switched their Harley's pipes back to factory from aftermarket pipes and who paid for it?
So drive without those permission papers and then go to jail and wait in there for trial to find out if you are going to go to jail. This is the same society that makes "community service" a punishment instead of a good deed. The same town that makes you sit in your car to warm it up before heading out on a cold morning- totally misunderstanding the entire concept of "warming up". They say it can be stolen if you do not sit in it. Well yes it can and that is called 'carjacking' and it is the police departments job to stop crime. Whoops sorry, I forgot, their job to investigate crime. . . I have seen police cars sitting empty and engine running so why can we not do the same? Same reason some believe police and police only should have firearms to protect themselves... If your neighbor was drunk and fired a few rounds off into the ground and you then came out and shot him fatally in the back all the while he never even knew you were on the other side of the wooden fence hiding would you be charged with anything? Would an officer if he did the same thing?
Permission slips to drive on roads you paid for but the roads never have any maintenance because the money you paid, it's... it's ... well it was somewhere in the budget but it disappeared, several millions gone, gone where? I dunno, oh well, let's vote and raise taxes because everyone wants to give up hard earned pay right? Doug Bruce is in jail so he cannot stop that measure from passing. BUT, If you do not pay tax then you need no permission to drive on roads that tax dollars are never spent on. (The burns in your car seat? Dropped your joint you were smoking creating Pot Holes... I digress I guess)
The Broadmoor contributes millions to the coughers I mean coffers and the rest is chump change from the lower-downs who golf on the no-smoking links but their car does a pot-hole-in-one everyday. Let's trade everything to The Broadmoor! I get dibs on a suite and one of them trucks that haul ass!

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Posted by Robert Wyman on 12/02/2016 at 7:09 PM

Re: “10-year-old is seizure-free after one year of cannabis oil

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Posted by ANGELA JOHNSON on 12/01/2016 at 5:07 PM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Bravo, Pam. As we all know, the Broadmoor is a power unto itself!
Ruth Obee

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Posted by Ruth Obee on 12/01/2016 at 9:22 AM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Something to ponder:
As the article states, the Broadmoor made an attempt on Cheyenne Mountain Blvd but backed off under intense public pressure. We also know that the Broadmoor backed off an attempt to put riding stables on the east side of 21st Street across from Bear Creek Park .... also under intense public pressure. We've been told that the public reaction to the Broadmoor Land Swap was more vigorous and pronounced than, "anything in recent memory". And yet the Broadmoor has not backed off.
Why? Can anyone offer simple input as to .... "Therein lies the difference"?

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Posted by doonya on 11/30/2016 at 7:46 PM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Something to ponder:
As the article states, the Broadmoor made an attempt on Cheyenne Mountain Blvd but backed off under intense public pressure. We also know that the Broadmoor backed off an attempt to put riding stables on the east side of 2

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Posted by doonya on 11/30/2016 at 7:34 PM

Re: “Glenn turns consultant

So he's going to be come a political consult on what, how to fail at campaigning and winning a winnable campaign while being Ed Jones 2.0?

Posted by Tannim on 11/30/2016 at 5:42 PM

Re: “Manitou paving stopped

Nobody ever accused CDOT of competence.

Yet you don't see the HD17 rep doing legislation to decommission Business Route 24 and return it to the cities and county, either.

Get that done first, then the cities can continue to fix it right.

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Posted by Tannim on 11/30/2016 at 5:41 PM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Lost in the entire article is question that was never asked in the first place, which is why we need government permission slips and fees to use OUR property on OUR roads...

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Posted by Tannim on 11/30/2016 at 5:39 PM

Re: “The Incline reopens, but more repairs are coming

> In the meantime, the nonprofit Incline Friends has raised $40,000 to hire a consultant to develop an application to request a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) study for "the northern trail,"

Don't we need the Strawberry Fields deal to go through before that happens?

Posted by Matt 2 on 11/30/2016 at 4:28 PM

Re: “Colorado College professor wants to aim reliable data at human-trafficking policies

PLEASE GO TO LINK & TELL GOV BROWN TO MEET WITH SEX WORKERS TO DISCUSS DECRIMINALIZATION! YES ITS TRUE PIMPS & BAD PEOPLE CAN NOT COMPETE WITH INDEPENDENT ADULT SEX WORKERS! WHEN ITS DECRIMINALIZED!
http://www.care2.com/causes/sex-workers-urge-gov-brown-to-discuss-decriminalization-with-them.html

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Posted by Kim Perrin on 11/30/2016 at 3:34 PM

Re: “No Man's Land no more?

Yes!

Posted by Jesse Parker on 11/29/2016 at 11:20 PM

Re: “No Man's Land no more?

.... The great hypocrisy of this group is simply ...they claim having TWO LANES all the way through Manitou will IMPROVE traffic flow? ..... ??? ....??? .... If so "Dear Sally" why not have Colorado Avenue TWO LANES all the way to Nevada Avenue, Why stop ??? .....

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Posted by Rick Laurenzi on 11/29/2016 at 7:18 PM

Re: “Local law enforcement won't approach immigration differently, until laws change

What law they choose to be derelict in there duties ! Along with there administration of Dems . , easier then doing their jobs !

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Posted by Thomas Benson on 11/24/2016 at 9:05 PM

Re: “Local law enforcement won't approach immigration differently, until laws change

Why is 1.9 million less criminals living here illegally a problem?

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Posted by Shannon Simmons on 11/24/2016 at 10:34 AM

Re: “POPs measure on land swap in court

A press due to the presence of The Indy. Hopefully the town will grow to the point where it can support a real daily paper.

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Posted by Robert Gentry on 11/24/2016 at 9:52 AM

Re: “POPs measure on land swap in court

On this Thanksgiving Day ... I am grateful for a free press .... for spectacular land ..... and for the freedom to fight for that land.

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Posted by doonya on 11/24/2016 at 9:33 AM

Re: “El Paso County Democrats make slow progress on local level

its sad the the democratic party used to be about workers and protecting people, now its all just hand outs and endless fees and taxes. if they never get another office i won't be too worried.

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Posted by rocket625 on 11/21/2016 at 4:20 PM

Re: “District looking for answers after failure of bond, MLO

Some odd comments on here. First, a Bond isn't exclusively (or even often times, anything to do with) building NEW schools. It's more commonly to support the upkeep of existing, in some cases quite antiquated buildings. Surely we don't want our children being educated for the 21st century in buildings barely fit for the 20th century?

I don't remember the district anywhere down-playing the cost, or suggesting that it the proposed additional taxes weren't 'a big deal'. They simply tallied up their needs, focused on those that were a most pressing priority, costed them accordingly, and presented that to the taxpayers.

What about the benefit to tax payers when they see an increase in their property VALUES? When you live in an area where the schools are modern, high-tech, and in high demand, local home owners benefit? What's the value of that?

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Posted by Melchett on 11/21/2016 at 12:33 PM

Re: “Homeless shelters and programs in Colorado Springs

I am about to be homeless I am a 35 yr old male with the ability to work and all proper documentation I need a reliable place for shelter while I seek employment and get a paycheck at which time I will seek my own place please someone help me I am willing to do chores as well as handyman work for lodging I have experience in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and painting

Posted by Christopher Dirk on 11/20/2016 at 12:54 PM

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