calliescalia writes, "I've met Craig on several occasions... As a married woman, he made friends with my husband..." I would never have guessed that Craig Brittain is a woman, much less a married woman!
hi my name is nichola i lost 4 children 2 to luekemia 2 to aflood along wit my mother too lost all that i own im thankful for gods grace in helping me not to give up in life came close im tryin to get started over it has not been easy but i know wit god in my corner i can and will go foreward in life i do recieve an income disability on the 3rd of every month tryin to find an apartment and a good church to cotinue my walk in and with the lord if anyone can please help me i pray for that prayer for a new start and good friends would like to live in coloradosprings as my home! thank you so very much may god bless yu as well in your walk in life
Go ahead,target the homeless,then slip on over to any aricle on firearms and cry about YOUR rights!!Call BS on your numbers.Were the cops,fire dept sitting at home waitng for a homeless call?Is it automatically overtime if the homeless are involved?Suddenly,it costs extra?Whatever,keep it up.A bunch of us that LIVE over here will boycott YOUR businesses!
This is a state attempt to raise our children..subtle, but real, I the image of the democratic big government interference model.
Breakfast should remain parental responsibility and family time...there is much more fed a child getting ready together with his or her parents for productive day than merely food.
Callie...if you think this is alright, you really need to rethink what you are watching on the Tele.
"Majorally Disturbed"???? "Dangerous fellow"???? I've met Craig on several occasions and he is so sweet. As a married woman, he made friends with my husband and offered the same friendship to me. Who cares if he made a site letting some disgruntled ex's feel better about their slutty past partners. If Craig hadn't made this site someone else would. Who are we to frown on capitalism in these hard economic times?!?!?!?!
This is a good move...the west side, like downtown, is over run by panhandlers and unemployed kids with the pants down around their knees.
Neither place is cool or appealing as a place to shop or sit for coffee...one needs to simply go to a mountain town for a pleasant place...we just work here to get together enough money to leave town.
Maybe City Council needs to address that instead of passing resolutions to honor the "little people."
wow tech, your response is hilarious. Tech told a funny. Well, it is actually more ludicrous than humorous, but coming from a guy that has no sense of humor nor creativity, I gave you a little extra credit. Your discourse with dori has no point and is very similar to the "skid mark" you referenced.
And speaking of "skid marks", you accused me of using that faecal phrase. Please show evidence of same. You are always challenging the liberals to back their claims, let me see you back yours. Or are you just as duplicitous and hypocritical as your liberal friends?
It is on point of an argument and not accusing each other of having skid marks in their draws.
So tech, tell me, I suppose you think that you and dori's personal sniping is not boring?
Guru, you are an extreme yourself...your gay agenda is fringe thinking and beating people up your method of dealing with folks who disagree with you, and moving to the center is something you force on the system by pure nastiness.
Centrist thinkers are nothing more than those for whom capitulation to an extreme left that won't bend has become a way of survival.
Obama and his friends are in an all out war against family, tradition, faith, and the American way...and the future of America is a stake.
Fellow citizens, don't buy this weak thinking...it is a ploy of a mean-spirited left.
These salaries are way out of line of with what is appropriate for our community.
This is the tip of the iceberg...there is more under the table money in city government going on than you would imagine...that is why these guys love these forever jobs and run for office...it is a gold mine.
The Republicans seem to think that Democrats win because of money poured into campaigns. Yet they outspent Democrats (Karl Rove et al) in many races only to lose badly. The people know better than to believe they want to help America. I will be happy if the party of no, the party of racists, the party of no gun control, the anti women party, the anti immigration party, the anti middle class party, the anti environment party continues to lose elections. I am hoping they lose control of Congress so we can get to work and fix what needs to be fixed in this country. If you don't want to move forward, then please get out of the way.
I wonder how this makes the regular rank and file employee feel when they haven't seen raises in years and watched the cost of medical insurance go up and up. This is not the private sector and seeing these kinds of bonuses for upper management is a slap in the face to the average working person in Colorado Springs. And if you went to any of the Mayor's Town Halls the budget message was all doom and gloom and he said there was just no way they could justify continuing to pay for employee pension plans. Guess there are different rules depending on if you are a worker or a part of Mr. Bach's hand picked support team.
Have to wonder which fund this money came from that they will need to replenish at taxpayers monies next year? Does no one have control over these monies or is it just arbitrary monies for Back to do with as he pleases. I don't even earn 25,000 year so I would say on top of the pay and benefits this money could be use more wisely somewhere else in this community. And how do we justify having to get rid of employees to stay in the budget "crunch" they like you to believe we have and then give someone these bonuses. Seems to me none of the services are doing such a bang up job to warrant these bonuses. Sounds to me this is running the same way the utility department used to run.
I believe and hope that our El Paso County will become more central in the political atmosphere here, hoping that we have grown up in the last 20 years to become more mature about how we govern our city, and able to seek more common ground than extremes. I can only dream of such a place will become reality as we all see how our world effects everyone, not just one group.
I can't believe they considered the "evacuation" on June 26th a success. It was complete and utter chaos on the roads in that area. Bumper to bumper traffic for miles with panic only minutes and a change in wind direction away. Perhaps they mean only the door-to-door notifications.
Re-evaluating and amending our Constitution is something we have done from the very beginning. The same people who wrote it, especially James Madison, we're part of major efforts to amend it after it was ratified. Amending the Constitution is as American as the Constitution itself.
That being said, it is time for a re-evaluation of the second amendment, which was written at a time when it took twenty seconds to reload a single-shot rifle. Being that fire-rates are now measured in "rounds-per-minute," and we already do limit access to many guns, reform measures start to seem less obscure and more part of the process. Statistically, countries who adopt gun reform measures like background checks, assault weapons bans, mag limits, etc, have decreased murder rates. If we add in mental health reform the numbers of gun-related deaths averted skyrocket.
Reform isn't punishing anybody. The American people, with unusual levels of popularity, at the very least support background checks, and many also the mag limits and AW ban. This trend comes at the cost of twenty-six lives in December, and the new and continuing attention brought to the everyday gun violence that we could be mitigating with better laws.
And to be clear, this whole situation does not fall under the umbrella of "removing existing minority rights" as gun-owners are not classified as a minority group that is religiously or racially based. And whether or not you agree with the Supreme Court process, they have ruled that these types of reforms are Constitutional. So... let's hope the American people get what they want!
"It's amazing. People are very paranoid."
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