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Re: “At least we dodged Ted Cruz

that looser gets elected and you might well grab yer combat boots and fatigues cuz china has said they will not take it sitting down. yes I expect a war plain and simple....they will say something and trump will shoot his mouth off like he does and that will be the end.

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Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 05/12/2016 at 1:57 PM

Re: “Potholes and 2C, conservative politics, land swap, Trump, and more

Drake the drain is correct Forte keeps pouring in Millions of rate payer dollars. He has vowed to make the scrubbers work at any cost to the rate payers. Good job Jerry!

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Posted by Solar Sam on 05/12/2016 at 8:19 AM

Re: “Potholes and 2C, conservative politics, land swap, Trump, and more

Mr Duncan, The curbs need to be repaired and brought up to federal standards prior to repaving. If the curbs aren't repaired first, water gets under the asphalt and damages a brand new surface.

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Posted by gyrogearloose on 05/11/2016 at 2:30 PM

Re: “ColoradoCare would heal health care

For everyone who hates "Obamacare", (and there are many on the Left, as well as on the Right)....this is our chance to have a system that truly puts our health ABOVE the interests of corporate profits! When Republicans railed against "death panels", they should have acknowledged the fact that they've existed ONLY within insurance companies that were denying needed care to their policyholders!! Government-run health insurance like Medicare is far more reliable than private insurance! Lets give ColoradoCare a try!!

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Posted by thinkagain on 05/08/2016 at 11:06 AM

Re: “Hiding from the tax man

any idea where Philip Anschutz hides his money?

Posted by Rubia Rowell on 05/06/2016 at 7:41 PM

Re: “The fewer lanes the better

It has always amazed me that the CC students could not manage to cross the street without special treatment. When I was growing up in Chicago I somehow managed to cross busy streets with no lights and only a crosswalk without a crossing guard to go to grammar and high school - my parents taught me how to cross the street at an early age because most cities have streets with traffic on them even back when I was a kid.

I also believe some of the students are daring drivers to hit them because I watch them from a half block away (due to the reduced speeds I have plenty of time to observe their behavior) and they approach the crosswalks and never once look up - let alone left, right, left.

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Posted by rms on 05/06/2016 at 7:37 PM

Re: “The fewer lanes the better

Maybe CC needs to hire crossing guards for it's students.

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Posted by Ann Howell on 05/06/2016 at 12:51 PM

Re: “The fewer lanes the better

When they started changing Cheyenne Road from four lanes to two, I thought it would be a disaster. But I love it. I think it would be excellent on Cascade as well. And what is the worst that could happen? If it is a disaster, we can repaint the lines again.

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Posted by Elle Ameno on 05/06/2016 at 7:17 AM

Re: “The fewer lanes the better

I take Nevada from the south side of the Springs to UCCS every day because I-25 is a nightmare. Better solutions to "right-sizing" Nevada would be to make the cross walks guarded to force vehicles to stop when a pedestrian is crossing. Furthermore, these college kids have to take some responsibility, I see too many staring at their phone when they cross the street instead of looking for cars. They could also lower the speed limit to 25 from 35 in front of the school, much like it is in front of Palmer HS or downtown, it is only for 2-3 blocks of Nevada. And finally, they need to adjust some of the street parking on Nevada, one crosswalk in particular on the northbound lane is often obscured by the parking spot right before it, I can not see someone preparing to cross due to that spot. We don't need to spend millions on this, just a common sense approach!

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Posted by Tony 1 on 05/06/2016 at 7:08 AM

Re: “The fewer lanes the better

Excellent synopsis. Let's give this a try.

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Posted by VazzedUp on 05/06/2016 at 5:46 AM

Re: “The fewer lanes the better

Where does COS keep getting these ridiculous ideas from? C4C, the 'Land Swap', now changing the lanes of Nevada for CC? I don't know where any grassroots support came from for any of these ideas- seems more like the city's movers and shakers are forcing these changes.

There are dozens of streets in the city which could be revamped. Manitou Ave, as it transitions into Colorado Ave, is a disaster. Platte is a nuisance and a disaster. CC already has Weber, Cascade and Tejon. Do we really need to increase those property values by spending our tax dollars on the CC neighborhood again?

This seems damn near criminal if you ask me. John H.- you are one committed propagandist. For C4C, for the swap, for this bologna- jeeze- are you on the developers payroll?

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Posted by KyleJS on 05/05/2016 at 9:05 PM

Re: “Land swap, bullies like Springsteen, nukes, clean energy, and more

TruB I know that and Im sure I know who it is by the same stupid rhetoric he has spewed many many times before. But I enjoy shutting down "know it all's" that truly dont know anything.

Posted by Rocky Smith on 05/03/2016 at 12:08 PM

Re: “Why Bernie can’t quit

Bernie still has a chance to influence the race, even if he doesn't win, like you said, he has energized the populace who want his policies enacted. I still think he has the best chance to beat the republi-cons in the fall.

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Posted by Ed Sanders on 05/03/2016 at 8:36 AM

Re: “Land swap, bullies like Springsteen, nukes, clean energy, and more

Mr. Liberty for all:

"Do you agree with the decision/s to drop the warheads on Hiroshima and Nagasaki back in August of 1945?"

My question to you is: have you been to either city?

I have, and I can tell you that it's a sobering experience.

To the extent the first strike may have been justified (although that's not entirely clear), the second bomb was literally overkill of 75,000 people who were vaporized. The Japanese had initiated private peace talks with the Soviet Union in July, 1945. Negotiations were terminated after the Soviet Union declared war on Japan on August 9, 1945. Then the second bomb fell.

That second bomb was unnecessary.

Next question.

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Posted by Bill W. on 05/03/2016 at 8:34 AM

Re: “Land swap, bullies like Springsteen, nukes, clean energy, and more

Rocky - Liberty is just looking to argue. I mean he asked a question to a letter expecting a response. He isn't look for liberty or making a point. He just enjoys wasting peoples time with his switchcraft.

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Posted by TruB on 05/03/2016 at 12:47 AM

Re: “Land swap, bullies like Springsteen, nukes, clean energy, and more

David Bell:

Free market at work. People can choose where to earn or spend their money. That's not a bully at work. It's economic liberty. Don't like it? Tough. That's the way it works. You have no Constitutional right to a Bruce Springsteen concert.

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Posted by Bill W. on 04/30/2016 at 9:58 PM

Re: “Land swap, bullies like Springsteen, nukes, clean energy, and more

Damn dude goes right over your head dont it. Go in and have a long talk with your alter ego Jeff maybe one of ya could pull the others head out and realize there is a World that dont revolve around your BS. So good luck with that.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 04/28/2016 at 8:02 PM

Re: “Land swap, bullies like Springsteen, nukes, clean energy, and more

'Im not the one who dont get it"

I rest my case, LOL!

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Posted by LibertyForAll on 04/28/2016 at 6:34 PM

Re: “Land swap, bullies like Springsteen, nukes, clean energy, and more

Liberty Im not the one who dont get it. Your opinion now wont change a thing that was done then. Even if we would have been alive then we couldnt have changed the outcome simply because the public, the Press or even many of our elected leaders didnt know about those bombs until they were dropped. History teaches us not to make the same mistakes over and over again. Yes his opinion may well be different then yours or mine and I wont speak for him or you and you shouldnt for anyone else. Now my opinion and from what I have read we didnt really need to drop those bombs we had them on the run. The justification was ending the war a little sooner. The out come is the buildup of weapons now. The Justification of the Iran deal is to keep them from building a Nuclear bomb in this present time ya know RIGHT NOW. Is it the right thing? Time will tell. Do I agree with it? Yes and no. Yes I agree we needed some type of agreement its the closest we have came to any agreement with them and something needed done. No because we gave to soon I think we should have held back and had them prove there sincerity before we released the sanctions. Again we had them on the run they were hurting they needed the agreement more then we did. But I was not part of the negotiations so all I have is my OPINION. Just like you my opinion changes nothing that has already happened but my voice my change what may happen tomorrow.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 04/28/2016 at 8:49 AM

Re: “Cripple Creek's new gamble

roads from CC to anywhere will never happen

Posted by apathetic on 04/28/2016 at 1:13 AM

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