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Re: “Trump's true colors, nurses for ColoradoCare, secrecy and the mayor, and more

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.

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Posted by Tannim on 08/03/2016 at 11:05 AM

Re: “Being Muslim in Colorado Springs

And we have the right to protect this country from terrorist that's why the Muslim ban is in place, thank god for that.

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Posted by Jon Scholl on 08/03/2016 at 10:55 AM

Re: “Shield 616 protects the protectors

I wish you would stop picking on Robert Lewis Dear.

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Posted by Donald Spitz on 08/03/2016 at 9:41 AM

Re: “KCMJ cuts, hunting and fishing license fees, handicap parking, and more

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.
http://rockymountainrail.org/

This the link to the petition he had started online.
https://www.change.org/p/tracy-kraft-tharp…

This is the link to sign up for updates.
https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/ma…

Thank you Bob Briggs.

For those of you that support this....get involved, they need your support. :)

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Posted by Lil Mick on 08/02/2016 at 11:27 AM

Re: “KCMJ cuts, hunting and fishing license fees, handicap parking, and more

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.
www.csindy.com/IndyBlog/archives/2010/06/0…

www.csbj.com/2015/11/30/trolley-bells-migh…

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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Posted by KyleJS on 08/01/2016 at 6:35 PM

Re: “Assessing the local economy

Best article I've read from you in some time John. Keep up the cynicism it's good for all of us.

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Posted by KyleJS on 07/30/2016 at 4:49 PM

Re: “KCMJ cuts, hunting and fishing license fees, handicap parking, and more

So many have been asking me what happened at KCMJ, I finally decided the story must be told. Here is what I know: http://www.mycoloradogazette.com/profiles/…

Posted by Dave Gardner on 07/29/2016 at 10:19 PM

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