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Re: “Is Gazette selling its political coverage?

Double duty of working for the GOP is just like running articles that end up in a book written by the Editor. The G is side stepping transparency issues (editor married to GOP political activist) by re-printing editorials from the other Anschutz owned paper and running.

To cover up the Gazette's blatant right wing stance their conservative followers cry that the paper is liberal.

PS: More like Eric Singer is trying to keep a job and stay pertinent.

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Posted by TruB on 08/22/2016 at 6:30 PM

Re: “Pennies from heaven (taxpayers) sponsor events

Ugh.

Posted by Lalahartma on 08/22/2016 at 6:09 PM

Re: “Memorial lease, feeding hungry kids, ColoradoCare, and more

In response to LibertyForAll, hoping he can respond in an adult like manner.

I will respond to one comment from his last group of posts.

My first response to him was to correct him on his comment:
"Janet forgets/ignores the fact that the Dems held majorities in both chambers for much of BO's terms, and thus, did the most blocking of either party."

That's was just simply false...incorrect.

My response was to correct him that president Obama only had a democratic majority in both houses for 25% of his 8 year term, and one of his accomplishments during that short 2 year span, was to get us out of our financial freefall and begin a recovery.

This was his response to that:
"Hey "Mick", your math is about as faulty as it gets, because annualized growth under BO is pathetic, we've suffered through the first down-grading of our global credit rating ever, and the federal debt has ballooned to $19T+."

The math I was talking about was the 25% of his term, very easy to see if you read my post.

I was stating what I believe to be a fact and that is that the worst economic collapse any of us have ever experienced in our lifetime was turned around into a recovery in June of 2008.

I also noted, it was a slow recovery, I won't deny that.

All I was saying was in his second quarter ( I said third, I was wrong, it was his second quarter), with a democratic congress, he was able to turn this collapse to a recovery. That is always the first step and it was accomplished.

I also said this:
"yes, it was a slow recovery, but the recovery had started.", so I fully agree the recovery and growth was slow, but it was both a recovery and growth, compared to the free fall we were in.

And just an aside point to LibertyForAll's last response to this, to blame the down grading on President Obama is quite suspect.

It would be very easy to say, the reason for the downgrade was due to the Republican's rather ignorant threat to not increase the debt ceiling and threaten the U.S. to default on its loans.

There were a lot of Republicans who were saying that defaulting on our debts was not such a big deal....I beg to differ and so did Standard and Poor's.

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Posted by Lil Mick on 08/22/2016 at 3:35 PM

Re: “Is Gazette selling its political coverage?

Eric Singer ran for office (City Council, I believe) many years ago. Sounds like he's using the Gazette and El Paso GOP to rebuild his base of support for a future run. He would be the Gazette's darling, after all...

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Posted by concernedcitizen80906 on 08/22/2016 at 2:15 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: “Peterson AFB launches commander investigation into religious display

quite the display of religious rituals... did all you religious freaks stand up or knee at the appropriate times?? did you say the appropriate number of amens? some of you brain washed even argued against your case. you cannot state that there is only real religion that should be recognized when this is exactly what the law is trying to stop in the gov. setting...

keep that crap in your church or in your home. the more you shove it down the rest of our throats the more it appears unseemly and makes you appear weird and freaky.

you argue against science with... a fairy tale book... ok then.

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Posted by happyfew on 08/22/2016 at 8:44 AM

Re: “Memorial lease, feeding hungry kids, ColoradoCare, and more

I have said this before and I will say it again.

Read those responses from LibertyForAll and see, feel the venom, the anger that this man unleashes when someone disagrees with him.

The personal name calling, labeling and insults.

The anger he emits is very disturbing and quite concerning as this man most likely has a rack full of guns.

....Just Sayin!

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Posted by Lil Mick on 08/22/2016 at 7:07 AM

Re: “Peterson AFB launches commander investigation into religious display

Tell me, if Americans come and visit this base in peace are we going to see other "religious" books, prayer rugs, prayer beads or any other religious works on display or at someone's personal work space??? Truly, we would like to know; after all it has been observed "hypocrisy" is abound in all arenas of across America.

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Posted by faithlilyj316 on 08/22/2016 at 12:24 AM

Re: “Memorial lease, feeding hungry kids, ColoradoCare, and more

"despicable, just another ugly means that republicans do to subvert our democracy"

Kinda like, I dunno, the DNC fixing the nominating process against Sanders so the Hildebeast would be installed as the candidate, then firing the gal in charge of it just so she could immediately hired by the Clinton campaign?

Do you ever think about the hypocrisies that you contribute here, or does it cause too much cranial distress?

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Posted by LibertyForAll on 08/21/2016 at 10:08 PM

Re: “Memorial lease, feeding hungry kids, ColoradoCare, and more

'This was in large part due to the economic recovery bill past by the Democratic held congress. They also passed the Affordable Care Act during that time. Those we both huge accomplishments"

Hey "Mick", your math is about as faulty as it gets, because annualized growth under BO is pathetic, we've suffered through the first down-grading of our global credit rating ever, and the federal debt has ballooned to $19T+.

As for the ACA, costs are skyrocketing, patients are being dumped, providers are walking away and insurers are abandoning the exchanges in record numbers, but don;t just take my word for it:

http://www.forbes.com/sites#/sites/theapot…

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Posted by LibertyForAll on 08/21/2016 at 10:05 PM

Re: “Memorial lease, feeding hungry kids, ColoradoCare, and more

"elect Hillary Clinton as president"

Obviously, Mick is okay with a lying, corrupt, geriatric, elitist, unqualified, hypocritical, Socialist, 1%er, serial-rapist enabling mental-defective in the highest office on the planet, which tells you all you need to know about him, and everyone else that "Liked" his suggestion/s, LOL!!!

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Posted by LibertyForAll on 08/21/2016 at 10:01 PM

Re: “Green Party presidential hopeful comes to Colorado

Jill is visiting Colorado Springs because voters deserve to learn about all possible choices for POTUS. This presents a historic opportunity being that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the most disliked candidates in history.

Keep in mind that there are also 118,934 unaffiliated active members and thousands of inactive voters who didn't vote during the last general election, more than likely because neither candidate excited them! Also, while El Paso County only has 911 registered Greens, I was still able to earn 11,264 votes when I ran for County Commissioner District 2 in 2012 on the Green Party ticket. Clearly, it DOES make sense for Jill to visit COS.

We cannot have a real debate about politics if some voices are silenced or left out. We invite all who do not feel represented by Clinton or Trump to join us!

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Posted by Karynalemus on 08/21/2016 at 7:38 PM

Re: “Hope swings eternal

It's time for that creepy creature to retire.

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Posted by John Howell on 08/21/2016 at 3:03 PM

Re: “Green Party presidential hopeful comes to Colorado

cya dont let the door hit ya where the good lord split ya.

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Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 08/21/2016 at 11:59 AM

Re: “The Incline is closed (again), and so are some others...

you want an incline? walk west on fillmore from 1-25 that should work for now.....

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Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 08/21/2016 at 11:21 AM

Re: “Memorial lease, feeding hungry kids, ColoradoCare, and more

Kudos Jay...thank you for the factual layout on how ColoradoCare affects businesses.

What Dan Lewis is doing is the same despicable threats that the Koch Brothers, Papa Johns and some other right wing companies including a local Colorado Springs builder (can't remember the name) did during the 2014 presidential elections. It was all lies.

They will tell their employees if they don't vote the way they want them to, their jobs are in jeopardy. It is so despicable, just another ugly means that republicans do to subvert our democracy.

It has become apparent, that republicans hate democracy, and subvert it by threatening jobs, voter suppression laws etc.

Thank you for shining a factual light on the subject.

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Posted by Lil Mick on 08/21/2016 at 10:26 AM

Re: “Ben-Hur: An IMAX 3D Experience

Very expert camera work and outstanding cinematography and CGI.

Posted by Larry John Rush on 08/21/2016 at 6:58 AM

Re: “Peterson AFB launches commander investigation into religious display

I have plenty more to say about the supposed age and the cause of the formation of the earth ( that some scientists change at whim to fit their world view and try to make the puzzle pieces fit like they want them to ), the definition that you gave, as well as your religion that sickens and saddens me. I am however done going back and forth with you in this venue. We have gotten into a back and forth (that I started to try to help in some way) and even though it stems from the original story, I think we should carry on in private email if you still want to discuss this further. The people know are views, hopefully will side with truth but either way, it should not be turning into me vs you here. Respond with your email if you would like to have some more correspondence about this. I'll be happy to oblige. If not, then take care. Just remember, when judgment comes, and it could be now after your next heart beat or many, many years from now, but you have heard the truth and you will not be able to use that as an excuse as to why you did not accept his love and forgiveness and thus will live in eternal torment. I sincerely am sad for you.

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Posted by dad96 on 08/20/2016 at 7:54 PM

Re: “Peterson AFB launches commander investigation into religious display

But I have hair, glands that secrete milk, and I give live birth and live on the surface of a planet that came into being sometime between 4.5 and 6 billion years ago.

noun
1.
any vertebrate of the class Mammalia, having the body more or less covered with hair, nourishing the young with milk from the mammary glands, and, with the exception of the egg-laying monotremes, giving birth to live young.

And according to your previous post, I have religion.

"Even if your belief is in atheism or you claim to be agnostic, you are believing in something, which Yes, is a religion."

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Posted by Staci6 on 08/20/2016 at 6:40 PM

Re: “Green Party presidential hopeful comes to Colorado

Update. There are now only 8,611 registered Greens in Colorado. As of yesterday I changed my registration from Green to Democratic. I can no longer in, good conscience, support divisive crackpots who call America's first black president an "Uncle Tom." So please, count me out.

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Posted by Heywood on 08/20/2016 at 6:23 PM

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