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Re: “Lamborn votes 'yes' on GOP health care bill as constituents storm local office

For those who voted for Drumpf and Lamborn, you're getting exactly what you wanted and what you deserve. If you lose your healthcare, you'll have no one to blame BUT YOURSELVES. They made it VERY clear where they stood on this issue; and the fact that they celebrated afterwards is just downright sickening! That you think they care about YOU is sad; because they don't; just themselves. And they care about women least of all. There were 13 Republicans who worked on this Bill...ALL old, white men; not ONE woman on the committee and it shows in the Bill! They won't even pay for contraception for women, but WILL pay for Viagra for men! Who do they think gets women pregnant? The Easter Bunny? I guess they expect them to stay at home and be pregnant for their entire lives. The other group taking a big hit, the elderly of course....SAD!

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Posted by mbomcar on 05/05/2017 at 4:25 PM

Re: “Lamborn votes 'yes' on GOP health care bill as constituents storm local office

Good luck trying to vote him out. He was almost ousted during last years county convention, but stomped his opponents in the primary and the general elections. He'll only be out of office if he decide to leave or the Republican leadership wants him out.

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Posted by Richard M. Shirley on 05/05/2017 at 4:13 PM

Re: “Mayor John Suthers warns against 'sanctuary city' policy, Green party pushes ahead

Mr. Suthers should know that ICE can come in to *any* part of the nation, period. There is *no* "sanctuary" from that.

What right-wing racists want is to appropriate city and state resources to carry out a federal function. That is the kind of thing "conservatives" have called an "unfunded mandate" on other issues. But not on this.

It is destructive because this war on law-abiding immigrants will increase crime because crimes won't be reported by those who fear police will reported them to ICE.

Besides, the U.S. farm policies and NAFTA *created* the illegal immigration problem by wrecking the livelihood of millions of Latin Americans. See "How NAFTA and Farm Policy Subsidies Created the Illegal Immigration Problem"…

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Posted by scubafox on 05/05/2017 at 11:57 AM

Re: “Lamborn votes 'yes' on GOP health care bill as constituents storm local office

the grabber in chief voters will also get hosed as the rural hospitals will be closing in droves... but at least there isn't a black or woman president... old people will start paying 5 times more now... how's that working for all you old farts out there... let's celebrate... break out the bud light woooohooo.

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Posted by happyfew on 05/05/2017 at 9:07 AM

Re: “Lamborn votes 'yes' on GOP health care bill as constituents storm local office

laimbrain will really hear it when the veterans realize they are getting hosed. no more going to a regular hospital for care... even if you have to wait years... this bill will be the anchor that will sink these foolish repubs. even safe ol' laimbrain.

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Posted by happyfew on 05/05/2017 at 8:39 AM

Re: “Wommack's pathway to prominence

Please keep researching this man. You have already demonstrated adequately that no one was raised from the dead in Pritchett. Keep checking out his claims to raising the dead, including his wife and son. You write well. A book on the subject would be helpful. His son's former wife, Desiree, has quite a story to tell that could potentially add a lot to setting the record straight.

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Posted by Bobby Garringer on 05/04/2017 at 11:59 PM

Re: “Homeless shelters and programs in Colorado Springs

Hello I am about to become homeless with my one year old daughter because since I came to Colorado springs I have not been able to obtain work due to the fact that I cant get child care for my daughter and I have a family that has been keeping us while it has been cold but I have to find space for me and my daughter and child care so I can get to work and start an active life with my kid.

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Posted by Devonire Horne on 05/04/2017 at 6:35 PM

Re: “Lamborn votes 'yes' on GOP health care bill as constituents storm local office

Hi Nat,
In regard to what you stated in your article: "The ACHA dissenters may be in the minority in El Paso County, where a majority voted for Trump, but they're in the majority nationwide"
Is there any way to get a total count from Lamborn's office of how many voters called\faxed\emailed\visited his office opposing the AHCA vs. those who were in favor to back up your claim above? Obviously the count would only be for the COS office but it would give a better picture of how many of Lamborn's specific constituents were opposed to the bill vs. those who were in favor of it.
Thanks for your help!

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Posted by ColoSprings_fan on 05/04/2017 at 3:44 PM

Re: “Gazette's new marijuana series is actually journalism

Journalism is a relative strength of the Gazette; editorializing and adapting to changing times, not so much.

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Posted by Ziggy Rainbeaux on 05/04/2017 at 12:46 PM

Re: “Air Force to UCCS? Concerns over a chancellor finalist

Another person that would have been a better candidate is William J. Lennox Jr. He is a former West Point superintendent. Also, he received a PhD in English from Princeton and is a current civilian university president.

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Posted by Colorado Commentator on 05/04/2017 at 11:38 AM

Re: “Air Force to UCCS? Concerns over a chancellor finalist

If CU wanted to consider a well-qualified candidate who is a USAFA graduate who received a Rhodes Scholarship, they should have encouraged Christopher B. Howard to apply. He came back from Oxford with a doctorate. He came back from Harvard with an MBA. He is a civilian college president. There are many much better qualified women in higher education who should have been in the application pool. The consulting recruitment firm, DHR International, should have done a better job. This is a wasted final candidate slot by the search committee.

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Posted by Colorado Commentator on 05/04/2017 at 9:59 AM

Re: “UPDATE: Neighbor structure steals privacy, Colorado Springs residents allege

There is no planning involved with new builds in older neighborhoods - the only thing required is someone willing to build. We have the same thing farther West on Pikes Peak and a giant four story structure was approved and built on top of a hill no less (on subsiding soil) and neighbors concerns were ignored. It now towers over everyone who has owned homes here for decades - it doesn't fit the style of the neighborhood and can be seen for blocks. It sticks out like a sore thumb. But as long as developers can sell it there are no objections from Regional Building and our City Planning Department. What happened to the historical guidelines for Old Colorado City - oh yeah - collecting dust in some cabinet at City Hall.

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Posted by rms on 05/04/2017 at 9:45 AM

Re: “Coal rolling ban passes legislature

Good thing I keep my fuel tune low. Very little smoke, but boy howdy does that turbo still growl at people.

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Posted by Shawn Buckendahl on 05/03/2017 at 4:23 PM

Re: “Raphael Mechoulam inspires students interested in studying cannabis

I wonder how many scientific advances have been delayed because of our government's prejudice and bureaucratic intransigence especially when it comes to their "Reefer Madness", but not limited to that area of research. Glad to hear Dr. Mechoulam appeared here in the states. We owe a lot to him.

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Posted by Jim Heffner on 05/03/2017 at 3:04 PM

Re: “Air Force to UCCS? Concerns over a chancellor finalist

Politics, personalities, but not principles...
Such is post-modern Amerika and its fascination with subjective morality and alternative truths.
And those who dare dissent invoke the critics' 10 year old response of name calling "racist" being the least offensive term so far.
I love it when the fraud is exposed, not that any learning is accomplished.

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Posted by Moxy on 05/03/2017 at 2:02 PM

Re: “Coal rolling ban passes legislature

we don't need no stinking clean air, or clean water, or science, or real facts... or people that tell us dumbasses that we are dumbasses... this is merica and we are free to be dumbasses...

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Posted by happyfew on 05/03/2017 at 9:16 AM

Re: “Air Force to UCCS? Concerns over a chancellor finalist

For the record: CU President Bruce Benson doesn't hold a master's degree, let alone a doctorate.

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Posted by Philip Denman on 05/03/2017 at 9:10 AM

Re: “Raphael Mechoulam inspires students interested in studying cannabis

CSU-Pueblo will not be doing any medical research on cannabis, so its potential contribution to the study of the use of cannabis as a medicine will be negligible.

Posted by Robert Chase on 05/03/2017 at 7:41 AM

Re: “Cybercy at GOCA 121 explores identity and reality as the line between physical and digital blurs

Excellent writing Griffin Swartzell!

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Posted by Daisy McConnell on 05/03/2017 at 7:16 AM

Re: “Coal rolling ban passes legislature

Apparently these douchebags and their small penises will have to find another way to alert society to their sad irrelevancy.

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Posted by Zen on 05/03/2017 at 1:56 AM

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