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Re: “Local students protest Trump

Good for them. They proved how smart they are, so maybe not all is lost. Let them go forth and be our future! Unlike the porrly educated who voted for bluster and empty promises over substance.

14 likes, 16 dislikes
Posted by Marilyn Bomash on 11/10/2016 at 4:15 PM

Re: “POPs ballot measure in limbo

As always, thank you Pam Zubeck and the Independent. You have our gratitude for your commitment to the story of Strawberry Fields. It's not over yet!

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by doonya on 11/10/2016 at 1:07 PM

Re: “Life framed by elections

So glad the scab is off the wound! Trump is the quintessential American. These guys are all over Paris London Moscow. ..I tend to put public figures on a pedestal. But trump is a lot like me it turns out...hmmm...I've grabbed girls with impunity I've been racist in jest which is no better. Finally, we men can say YES! I AM A MAN, I AM OFTEN INAPROPRIATE, I AM SAVAGE! I AM A HUNTER OF THINGS AND PRAISE!
The people elected their ilk.

Then they all killed each other...

2 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by bombast on 11/10/2016 at 12:48 PM

Re: “Local students protest Trump

Liberal school with a bunch of spoiled liberal babies that can't except the fact that they lost! It's a life lesson morons, you can't get everything you want!

16 likes, 17 dislikes
Posted by Bill Pellegrino on 11/10/2016 at 10:31 AM

Re: “GOP surge reflects in local returns

the hillbilly goobers did rise up... now they will all want tictac's and will want to grab...things. they will soon see that gump will do nothing for them, except the rough talk they enjoy. the riots have already started... this is not going to be a positive time in American history. the rich gump supporters will also soon see that he will do nothing for them either... this is going to be interesting to see the repubs reaction to what they created...

5 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by happyfew on 11/10/2016 at 10:30 AM

Re: “Our porous northern border

Most people coming south from Canada aren't coming here looking for handouts and freebies. Big Diff. #TooEasy

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Kipper Doug on 11/10/2016 at 10:00 AM

Re: “Thanksgiving: A Native American View

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Posted by cricketworldcup on 11/10/2016 at 5:49 AM

Re: “Thanksgiving: A Native American View

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Posted by cricketworldcup on 11/10/2016 at 5:47 AM

Re: “Residents with contaminated drinking water struggle to get tested for exposure

Incredible article Nat Stein!!! Thank you for reporting on this.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by KyleJS on 11/09/2016 at 7:42 PM

Re: “Springs Rescue Mission opens beds

there are 1000's of them here a few beds isn't even a bandaid

Posted by rocket625 on 11/09/2016 at 6:48 PM

Re: “Strawberry Fields headed for court, again

Single Subject?

ISSUE 300
CHARTER AMENDMENT REGARDING COUNCIL-MAYOR FORM
OF GOVERNMENT

Shall the City of Colorado Springs Home Rule Charter be amended
to establish a Council-Mayor form of municipal government for the
City of Colorado Springs, and in connection therewith, provide for
the election of the Mayor by the city's voters; transfer the direction
and supervision of all departments, divisions, offices and agencies
from the City Manager to the Mayor; provide the Mayor with veto
authority over municipal legislation; establish the Mayor's authority to
appoint municipal executive and judicial officials; and provide that
the Mayor's current place on City Council be taken by an additional
at-large member of Council, beginning at the city's regular election in
2011?

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Joel C. Miller on 11/09/2016 at 5:26 PM

Re: “Bad reflection on our city

Please don't forget that at least one of those "old white men" is actively trying to provide some transparency, as well as listen to the citizens. We would do well to discard the labels and evaluate each council person individually.

Also, did creating a highly salaried position give us the Mayor we need? I'd say, no on both counts so far. I can't see providing a higher salary for council until they outline what is expected of them (vs. what was expected when it was initially determined that this is a part time position).

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Elle Ameno on 11/09/2016 at 5:18 AM

Re: “Colorado officials broadcast an inconsistent message on legal marijuana measures

This is going to bite Mayor Comb-Over in the ass when he runs for Governor......

14 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by bobdobbs on 11/08/2016 at 3:59 PM

Re: “Strawberry Fields headed for court, again

Agreed Joel. My apologies.

Posted by Kevin Walker on 11/08/2016 at 12:32 PM

Re: “Colorado officials broadcast an inconsistent message on legal marijuana measures

He's being paid to say negative things about mj legalization
More Coloradans favor legalization now than when the law passed.

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Posted by Mike Parent on 11/08/2016 at 4:50 AM

Re: “Second Amendment’s hits, myths

The National Rifle Association was created in 1871 and until about 1970 was apolitical, only becoming a lobby when forced to do so by the active attacks on the right to self-defense and the means to defend life.
No attempt to repeal the Second Amendment has been proposed in Congress except for a few really radical lawmakers. Their proposals never got to a vote because only about ten states would ratify such an amendment.
But this has not prevented many local laws banning certain or even all firearms during the past fifty years.
When I joined the NRA over 50 years ago, an oath was required, to support the Constitution. A person also needed a sponsor to join, a judge, police officer, military officer or another NRA member. These requirements were struck down by a law suit that claimed it was discrimination.
The NRA supports all of the Bill of Rights and all of the Constitution. The NRA has an elected Board of Directors that includes men and women, and all races.
The NRA has always supported "reasonable" firearms laws. The argument is about what is reasonable and effective at controlling the dangerous individuals. Ultimately, the only protection is having the possibility of armed defense at every potential point of attack. Since to properly guard the 10, 20,000 schools and school students in the United States would require at least 1,000,000 armed police officers doing nothing but guarding the schools, in addition to the officers now enforcing traffic, parking, and other duties.
The simple fact is the USA would have to become a Police State if total security is demanded. We cannot afford this financially and nor can freedom survive if we are a police state with a cop on every corner and in each hallway and floor in every school.

Posted by Jim Macklin on 11/07/2016 at 8:00 PM

Re: “Mountain Fold Books announces closure

I hate that this is happening! The Springs DIY book culture scene is pretty tint, and now it's probably done for good. I'd be curious if something can be done to help them recover and raise funds to get them going again.
This is why we can't have nice things.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by tanyashaw737 on 11/07/2016 at 7:15 PM

Re: “Strawberry Fields headed for court, again

"...sounds like a term Podesta would use to make excuses for Donna Brazile,"--sounds like a taunt Trump would use to make excuses for his shameless dependence on Vladimir Putin.

5 likes, 9 dislikes
Posted by Mr. K-- on 11/07/2016 at 3:52 PM

Re: “Strawberry Fields headed for court, again

Ad hominem was issued by you, sir..."misconceptions created by your assertions." What I pointed out was your failure to tell the whole story. That would be ad factum.

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Posted by Joel C. Miller on 11/07/2016 at 3:50 PM

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