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Re: “After a flurry of bar floozies, he wants his wife back

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Posted by Shawna on 10/23/2016 at 7:33 AM

Re: “Anyone but Trump

Bobo, you are a perfect example of what damage that ignorant, poison spewing mysogynist Trump has done. I am sorry for you! It is a terrible thing leaving in fear.

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Posted by Bibi on 10/23/2016 at 1:14 AM

Re: “Anyone but Trump

Thanks Laura. This is one very important crappy behavior of Trump. Match that with him knowing more than the generals about ISIS, widespread deportation and anti-Planned Parenthood/abortion stance. I have already submitted my ballot and voted for Hillary. And LONG LIVE RBG!

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Posted by missjoanne on 10/22/2016 at 1:15 PM

Re: “Anyone but Trump

The current hysteria over sharia reminds me of the campaign against the presidential candidacy of Al Smith in 1928, when paranoid opponents claimed, if he were to win the race, the pope would end up ruling America and imposing Catholicism on all citizens.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 10/22/2016 at 12:00 PM

Re: “Anyone but Trump

So you fail to mention what Bill Clinton was doing with Monica Lewinsky in the Oval office. Then all the other women that came out and said he either had affairs with, fondaled, assaulted and or raped them over the years, as Hillary supported him by trying to discredit or destroy them. Hummmmm I don't really see the balance in your reasoning.

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Posted by Ben McFall on 10/22/2016 at 8:24 AM

Re: “Sallie Clark's next horizon — governor?

Run Sallie Run ......

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Posted by actionjackson on 10/22/2016 at 7:50 AM

Re: “Anyone but Trump

So bobo, are you really that scared of the islamists that you think they can take down the USA? Sorry, but I have way more faith in this country than that. Ain't no way those two bit $#!^heads could ever pose a real threat to this great mighty nation. The terror you're showing in that you're scared of their takeover is exactly what they want, but in a nation where Christianity is seen as overly strict, I don't see extreme wahhibism catching on anytime soon.

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Posted by RJ Brown on 10/21/2016 at 10:00 PM

Re: “Anyone but Trump

Hope you like sharia law.

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Posted by bobo on 10/21/2016 at 8:59 PM

Re: “Patients demand a voice in city policymaking; judge strikes down doc referral rule

Well said, T.Rump - I just experienced something of the sort in the industrial hemp arena - the FDA, DEA (still pissed at Jared Polis' hemp flag flying over the US Capitol building) and the USDA have declared that cannabidiol from industrial hemp cannot be used in edibles because it's an adulterant. It's the same cannabidiol that is extracted from the Charlotte's Web low THC marijuana, but CW Pharmaceuticals (CW = Charlotte's Web) is still using it in their products.

The CDPHE has always been 'business friendly', and this is no exception. Granted the MMJ and Rec business has been a boon for Colorado revenue coffers, but producing cannabidiol from hemp is far less expensive (licensing and cultivation issues both) than producing CBD from high THC marijuana. Characteristically, high THC marijuana is also low in CBD. CBD from hemp would virtually cancel the economic value of that compound in the MMJ/rec industry.

This growing season saw the entry into the industrial hemp CBD market of some substantial investments, only to have them put on hold by the back room machinations of the CDPHE, DEA, FDA and USDA. "Not enough research on industrial hemp" they say. Bull plop.

Colorado Springs is just being true to its lily white anglo-saxon protestant roots in attempting ban anything that has the appearance of being either fun on good for you.

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Posted by Vietnamized on 10/21/2016 at 2:38 PM

Re: “Patients demand a voice in city policymaking; judge strikes down doc referral rule

The task force on Medical Marijuana was rigged from the beginning. It was designed to eliminate the MMJ industry in Colorado Springs. 75% of the panel is anti MMJ. Rigged panel and a complete failure! Did not even address the reason it was formed.
In April hopefully we can vote out from council these complete failures: Bagley, Pico, King and Knight.

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Posted by Donald T Rump on 10/21/2016 at 9:31 AM

Re: “Anti-marijuana Suthers, Trump supporters, KRCC changes, and more

Carolyn, you have it exactly right. Colorado Springs has been the focus (pun intended) of the religious right for years. When a middle schooler can stand up in a public school waving a Bible and say that it is the only book he needs it smacks of propagandistic indoctrination at the most insidious level. The religious right spent years trying to compromise the Constitutional edict of separation of church and state by compromising the Air Force Academy. Thankfully, they have failed, but not before doing some significant damage within the ranks of the Air Force. It's a shame.

My father, a career Air Force fighter pilot, said that he felt the military, especially career military, should NOT be allowed to vote. His reasoning was that the military would vote for more wars and more military/industrial complex - job security, so to speak. I disagreed with him at the time, but then the Air Force general (who now supports Trump) said that the war in Iraq (started on false pretenses from the Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld cabal) was the new "Crusade" and intimated it was the beginning of a religious war. We don't need his vote in our democracy, nor do we need the votes of anyone like him.

Just a reminder - T.Rump will only accept the results of the election "If I win". Very dangerous.

Tannim, you sound more and more like a 'sovereign citizen'...I'm still identifying as an American.

Janet, I support your right to choose how you die. All other opinions are based on mythology.

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Posted by Vietnamized on 10/20/2016 at 1:20 PM

Re: “Anti-marijuana Suthers, Trump supporters, KRCC changes, and more

I'm stoked about the Islamic perspective in the religious part. Hating whiskey and porn makes sense if I was a hater.

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Posted by actualservant on 10/19/2016 at 8:54 PM

Re: “Sallie Clark's next horizon — governor?

she never should of even had a third term except due to lack of integrity of her and the board and their admitted scheming of the election process... money, money, money above all else it appears.

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Posted by happyfew on 10/19/2016 at 12:35 PM

Re: “Anti-marijuana Suthers, Trump supporters, KRCC changes, and more

Michael Gabriel: Who paid for the trip? If it's the city, then you're spot on. If it's Suthers himself, then you have no argument.

Carolyn Cathey: You have it wrong. The right to associate also includes the right to not associate, and as such the state's Public Accommodations law is an unconstitutional infringement of the First Amendment. Furthermore, requiring the public use os private property violates private property rights. You can't complain about alleged civil rights when they are used as a stick to violate the rights of others, and civil rights in commerce simply don't exist except as a legal fiction created to push liberal big-government agendas at the expense of the very rights you're claiming to protect.

Doug Nelson: Apples and oranges. Clinton violated national security. Trump did not. The only common fruit is that both are felonies. That common fruit is enough to not vote for either of them and instead vote for the honest candidate in Gary Johnson.

Janet Brazill: Exactly, but to statists, you, your body, and your choices all belong to them.

Ben Miller: No, the irony is that Amendment 71 would not have made the ballot at all under its own conditions.

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Posted by Tannim on 10/19/2016 at 10:24 AM

Re: “Anti-marijuana Suthers, Trump supporters, KRCC changes, and more

Doesn't a constitutional amendment have to be ultimately voted by the people to pass? I agree with mr. miller on amendment 71. with more barriers to getting an amendment on the ballot then only the rich interests (like oil and gas promoting this amendment) can get an amendment on the ballot.

the voters should be the main barrier to an amendment not money. do we have so little faith in the voters of this state... ok forget that (amendment 2) but money should not be the main barrier to let the people have a say in this state.

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Posted by happyfew on 10/19/2016 at 8:30 AM

Re: “Check out this 'purple' Dem: Mark Anthony Barrionuevo

That was a great article. Mark is one of the most upstanding men I know and I'm not writing this because he's my nephew. I have been at almost every milestone of Mark's, from graduating BYU, Georgetown & Boston Law School, to the batispm of his children. Mark is an unusual candidate in that "WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET" Mark will not tell you what you want to hear, but will tell you what he believes in his heart! Mark will never compromise his beliefs and moral for a "vote" but will always stand up "with a strong ethical voice" Hopefully the voters of Colorado Springs will vote for "CHANGE" and vote for a Strong Ethical Man! A very proud aunt in Las Vegas... Helena Garcia

Posted by Helena La Protectora Garcia on 10/18/2016 at 10:49 PM

Re: “Predictions for the non-apocalyptic election

Has anyone considered that Trump is not genuinely running for President? Maybe Clinton just needed a buffoon for hire in order to make her appear to be a reasonable candidate. I would not be surprised to find Trump working for the Clintons. Either way, no matter who secures the position, there will be no winners in this election. Every American citizen loses this time around. A vote for the lesser of two evils is still a vote for evil.

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Posted by hippyhelper on 10/16/2016 at 11:47 AM

Re: “Predictions for the non-apocalyptic election

Any elected official running for reelection who supported Donald Trump most certainly should lose. Trump has proposed "extreme vetting" for people immigrating to this country. I should think that those sycophantic supporters (make that mostly former supporters) of Donald Trump should have done a little "extreme vetting" of their own...almost everything that has come forward about this boorish lout is on the public stage, either in his ghost-written books or in the multitude of interviews and show out takes, leaked videos and vile comments directly from the horse's asses mouth. This goes for local elections as well as national down-ballot races.

There will be no change if incumbents who supported T.Rump are reelected. Throw the bums out.

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Posted by Vietnamized on 10/16/2016 at 11:13 AM

Re: “Predictions for the non-apocalyptic election

Misty Plowright? Arn Menconni?

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Posted by Montaine Bronner on 10/16/2016 at 7:10 AM

Re: “Slice of Life

Steve Wood does great work by combining community engagement and art into fun and artistic projects!

Posted by Sallie Clark on 10/15/2016 at 11:42 AM

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