Hey Brent and Janet don't you know that republicans ain't happy unless they ain't happy?
"that's exactly how it went with Congress blocking him so much that he had to resort to executive powers to accomplish the many good things he did"
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. When you can't even work with liberal/regressive legislators ostensibly on "your side", you own a radical agenda, and if you resort to executive governance through fiat ro circumvent the role of the legislative branch, you've overstepped your bounds in a most egregious fashion.
In the interest of civil discourse I will say this. Many on the right tell me to fear the socialist dictator Hillary, many on the left tell me to fear the fascist tyrant Donald. I have listened to you all and I will vote for someone I need not fear. Gary Johnson for president. Liberty is what I want and neither the dictator nor the tyrant will bestow it.
Kudos to the wonderful and beautiful Sisters, could not have said it better.
We all have opinions, we have a right to those opinions and no one's opinion is wrong, uninformed or ignorant (that last part is for you Tannim).
Oh yes, kudos to TruB for your kudos to the Sisters.
We should all vote our conscience and agree to disagree in a respectful way. That's how a democracy works.
I am a Vermonter, I LOVE our Bern, we now know he has become larger than Vermont. He is now the leader of the revolution and the Bern is not going away.
I myself agree with the Bern and will support Hillary and Tannim to say my vote for Hillary is not a sane choice is absurd.
Tannim, How old are you? My elementary school was an Air-Raid Shelter, with a basement made of hardened-steel and concrete, stocked with emergency-supplies. We had airraid-drills where we children lined up, went down there, sat on the floor with our heads beneath our knees, and they turned off the lights.
Joe Scarborough: "Several months ago, a foreign policy expert, on the international level, went to advise Donald Trump, and three times he asked about the use of nuclear weapons. Three times, he asked, at one point, 'If we have them, why can't we use them?’"
Hillary Clinton is a known commodity, who has kept her head through crazy-times and a life in politics. She is not going to wig-out and end life on this planet.
I think we all know that Vladimir would take Donnie's lunch, give him noogy, and de-pants him in front of the world. Shows to go ya- Republicans ain't happy unless they ain't happy, figue that one out.
The comments reflect that they have not read the letter from the good sisters. You don't even have to believe in religion to heed good advice.
Debra Avery and Gina Douglas-
I think this is hilarious. During the primaries, why didn't Clintonites come over to Bernie's side? We told you then that we couldn't vote for Clinton. Was it mutual on your side, or could you have voted for Bernie in a general election? I won't vote for HRC in the general, o well.
Don't worry about it though! If you all haven't realized it yet- our votes, our voices, our democracy- are all lost. We are going to keep paying taxes, work for the government for about 3 months every year, to support something we have no say in. I mean jeeze- we can't even fix the potholes in our city. We're out of the loop folks. Who knows what will happen. Assange claims he has even more damaging material on Hillary (As if rigging the primary election isn't enough)- Trump is imploding-- who knows?
Yep, vote third party. I don't know if I'll vote for Johnson or Stein (funny predicament) - maybe I'll just draw an upside down flag on the ballot. I don't really see how we can withdraw from this predicament without simply refusing to except the premise. Dick Van Dyke was right with his endorsement of Bernie- "The Emperor wears no clothes". We better wake up to it quick
Leslie Weise, Scott Hente, Gina Douglas: Donald Trump is running a massive con game. He's a carpetbagging RINO that is a friend of Hillary's, has been for years, and he's deliberately tanking and taking the GOP with him in order to elect Hillary. It's the only thing that explains all of his bizarre behavior. People are falling for the con all over, from the grassroots to the elite. That's why the only choice is Gary Johnson.
Debra Avery: A Bernie supporter doesn't elect Trump by voting for Stein. Your claim of them not supporting the DP only means that you are demeaning them and telling them that their vote doesn't matter unless it's the way YOU want it to be, not them, and that's insulting. You are putting party over principle, and a piss-poor party of theft and enslavement at that!
Gina Douglas: A one-issue voter is a voter that is uninformed and ignorant. You have no idea if Hillary is going to start a nuclear war because you have no idea what the future holds, and her own corrupt criminal pursuit of power just might drive her insane enough to do it.
The only sane choice for President is Gary Johnson.
Just an FYI, prior to my leaving Colorado, I met a council member from the city of Westminster, named Bob Briggs. He has been the champion for a high speed rail in Colorado.
This is the link to the feasibility study he had accomplished.
This the link to the petition he had started online.
This is the link to sign up for updates.
Thank you Bob Briggs.
For those of you that support this....get involved, they need your support. :)
To Christina Krych and Tannim, Odin and COS,
It seems that the normal answer to the question of "Why don't we have a high speed rail on the front range" is "Because we didn't do it 20 years ago."
Yes, an intercity rail requires inner-city public transit. I'll refer you to two articles, written 5 years apart (2010 and 2015) which provide a glimpse into the practicality of instituting a streetcar in COS.
It seems like we could have already had a trolley connecting downtown, Penrose and Memorial and up to North Nevada by UCCS already, and for about half the cost of this bologna "City for Chumps".
So do the street-car, and do the light-rail. Denver has a decent enough transit to get around once there.
Also- many cities have rails. When I was stationed in Great Lakes, IL I used to take the train to Chicago every weekend, and use the rails to get around Chicago while there. When I lived in Oceanside you could take a rail along the coast all the way up to San Francisco. People were always taking the rails. When considering whether they make or lose money, one must also factor in their reliability and their safety. How much money is lost in traffic delays (late time- extra fuel, etc.)- ok- how much money is lost in traffic accidents? Medical bills- maybe. The loss of a life. The loss of the "infinite possibilities of life" - how do you equate this? Rails aren't without risk, but it's without saying they are much more safe And reliable than cars.
Get a friggin' light rail. Stop thinking we should have done it 20 years ago. If we are going to think like that- let's at least think in the future. 20 years in the future, what should we have done now?
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