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Re: “Public should vote on stadium, councilman says

why do they think we want this money wasting eyesore ,how about putting money toward bringing jobs to our city

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Posted by Just Me on 08/28/2014 at 6:50 PM

Re: “From Bach to burlesque

Yay Peaks and Pasties, and Yay Broken Glass Photography!!!

Posted by Wyldesage on 08/28/2014 at 6:34 PM

Re: “Unemployment, Ferguson, Woody Allen, and the Springs jazz scene

Finally, Dave, the community response was to exercise their constitutional rights of assembly and free speech to draw attention to their situation. The police response to the lawful and peaceful demonstrations amounted to a riot against the community, and against the media, who dared exercise their constitutional right to cover the story. When police attack demonstrators, instead of defending their right to demonstrate, they create an environment that fosters violence. Once the state police stepped in the violence subsided dramatically.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 08/28/2014 at 5:40 PM

Re: “Unemployment, Ferguson, Woody Allen, and the Springs jazz scene

Unfortunately, Dave, young Black males are targeted by racist profiling, and whatever the statistics you are citing here, they are compiled from the records of the "justice" system that victimized them in the first place.

It is a self-justifying policy: we assume young Black males are more prone to be criminals, so we target them for arrest; arrest records then show more young Black males in prison, proving they are more prone to be criminals.

Furthermore, the "educational, economical, ethical, familial, and social circumstances" you deplore are not the causes, but the end results of the same problem: social injustice based on race.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 08/28/2014 at 4:35 PM

Re: “See him run

I'm not politically correct," he said later. "I really think it is a destructive force in our country and it keeps people from talking." No, maybe we the people are thinking for ourselves and going against the BS rhetoric of your interpretation of the Bible!

I think it is his kind of thinking that is the destructive force in our country! I don't know why you would ever think that he would unite our country Kathy, when he states "gay-marriage proponents in a list that included supporters of bestiality and pedophilia." If you don't believe in Marriage Equality, then don't marry someone of the same sex, but to deny other American's their right to marry is so wrong and I hope Americans cab see his bigotry for what it is! Anyone can claim its their religious right, so practice what you preach and let others live their lives as they choose!

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Posted by guruD on 08/28/2014 at 4:00 PM

Re: “Unemployment, Ferguson, Woody Allen, and the Springs jazz scene

Dave, your first two points are both beside the point. Regardless of whether or not the officer who killed Michael Brown is charged or not, regardless of whether he is convicted or not, this case has already exposed the lingering social injustice in America.

Of the eight British soldiers who were charged with murder after the Boston Massacre, six were acquitted and two were convicted of the lesser charge of manslaughter. Nevertheless, the Boston Massacre still stands for all time as an emblem of social injustice.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 08/28/2014 at 3:19 PM

Re: “New biz group rides to Springs' rescue

"....a newly created non-profit group is launching an effort to "bring the community together to help address the problems and the opportunities that lie ahead."

How very naive. The "community" doesn't give a shit if the city crumbles.

Nothing will change or improve until all TABORs are done away with.

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Posted by OldCrank on 08/28/2014 at 3:15 PM

Re: “Lance Armstrong is yelling at the Gazette

you have to admit it took a lot of ball to apologize for not being good at apologizing.

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Posted by happyfew on 08/28/2014 at 1:20 PM

Re: “A different core curriculum

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Posted by KatyJordan on 08/28/2014 at 9:16 AM

Re: “Lance Armstrong is yelling at the Gazette

...but Lance and Indurain did more to popularize the Tour than any, ever. Lance was the best that ever rode. The sponsors, the Tour, the fans and the media got everything they ever wanted during Lance's record seven Tour wins. The purists were finally able to nail him - it took so long because he was out on the foreskin of sports chemistry technology and they couldn't catch him.

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Posted by joelil on 08/28/2014 at 4:44 AM

Re: “New biz group rides to Springs' rescue

It impresses me that we have so many businessmen who fit so well into those spandex suits.

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Posted by Clara McKenna on 08/27/2014 at 9:32 PM

Re: “See him run

Dr Ben Carson is a very intelligent, articulate man, who speaks to those of us who want to unite our country! Please take a moment to sign the petition to draft Dr Ben to run for president!

http://www.runbenrun.org/petition?recruiter_id=736232

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Posted by Kathy Newsom Bumgardner on 08/27/2014 at 8:41 PM

Re: “New biz group rides to Springs' rescue

Developers are the reason this city is in the shape it is. Give me a non-profit headed by young entrepreneurs and then you'd have something.

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Posted by CSIndyReader on 08/27/2014 at 8:24 PM

Re: “Mason Tvert: the marijuana man of Colorado

Go tenth circuit go. Introducing the mason tvert of oklahoma. Connecticut anounced dispensary openings.


michael Smith 8/26/2014

Posted by Michael Smith on 08/27/2014 at 6:47 PM

Re: “Lance Armstrong is yelling at the Gazette

The right thing 2 do Lance, would be not 2 use numbers 2 express words for starters. Don't be a 4skin.

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Posted by Josh Carr on 08/27/2014 at 5:18 PM

Re: “Lance Armstrong is yelling at the Gazette

The right thing to do Lance, would be not 2 use numbers 2 express words for starters. Don't be a 4skin.

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Posted by Josh Carr on 08/27/2014 at 5:17 PM

Re: “Marijuana and Manitou

Ask anyone in Law Enforcement who they would rather deal with, a drunk or someone high on pot? Alcohol makes some people violent, marijuana makes people mellow. As for health issues, Alcohol causes liver and kidney damage, affects blood and brain function. 3 or 4 puffs of smoke does not do the damage of a pack of cigarettes. The prohibition was more than likely brought on by big business and the pharmaceutical industry so people can't make money off of something that grows wild.

Posted by Alex Laszar on 08/27/2014 at 3:46 PM

Re: “New biz group rides to Springs' rescue

The concept of a new organization that can help the community develop a means of at least having some guns and some butter before it reaches a point of having neither guns nor butter is noble.

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Posted by Staci6 on 08/27/2014 at 3:14 PM

Re: “Unemployment, Ferguson, Woody Allen, and the Springs jazz scene

Bob Nemanich,,

1) We still do not know all the details regarding why Brown was shot. You are assuming it was a bad shooting.

2) A person does not have to be armed to present enough of a threat to justify shooting. All they have to do is present a perceived threat of death or serious bodily harm.

In fact, from 2008 thru 2012, the yearly average was 778 people murdered by attackers without weapons (FBI). Thousands more were seriously injured.

3) Unfortunately, young black males have a higher tendency to be involved in criminal activity, especially in violent crimes. This is not because of the color of their skin, but rather because of their educational, economical, ethical, familial, and social circumstances.

Regardless of all of this, the community response of rioting, violence, vandalism, and looting was completely unacceptable.

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Posted by Dave H on 08/27/2014 at 1:51 PM

Re: “Pinned Down

this place is messed up they told me that there were no deaths while i was placed in their care. then while being on the unit the staff purposely picked on me until i hit him he did this when he found out i was leaving and then laughed in my face and said your staying here.
my collar bone was also broken the day of my birthday

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Posted by 123iud on 08/27/2014 at 1:30 PM

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