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Re: “A Mother's Day wish

ANOTHER LYER LYER YOUR PANTS ARE ON FIRE: Op-ed: Is Megyn Kelly Helping Homophobes?

Though Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has been deemed a voice of reason on the network, she's also giving a platform to professional anti-LGBT activists.

Megyn Kelly was supposed to be a harbinger of the Fox News Channel's "gay rights revolution," but she's used her prime-time spot to enable some of the country's most extreme anti-LGBT activists.

During his segment, Hooper urged Kelly to hold Perkins accountable for his extensive history of bigoted rhetoric. "What specifically? Because I'll ask him," Kelly promised. Hooper pointed to Perkins's endorsement of a Ugandan bill that would have imposed the death penalty for homosexuality, his claim that gay people face "eternal damnation," and his comparisons of gay people with terrorists.

In the segment that followed, however, Kelly didn't ask Perkins to explain his virulent antigay rhetoric. Instead, she introduced him as the leader of "a group whose mission is to advance faith, family, and freedom in public policy and culture from a Christian worldview"

http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/05…

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Posted by guruD on 05/22/2014 at 10:53 AM

Re: “A Mother's Day wish

Legal fights over gay marriage spread across US

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed by four gay couples in Montana leaves just two states — North Dakota and South Dakota — with gay marriage bans and no legal challenges aiming to overturn them. But that's likely to change as same-sex marriage advocates there gear up for a fight.

State marriage bans have been falling around the country since the U.S. Supreme Court last year struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Now, in 29 states, judges are being asked whether gays should have the right to marry.

http://news.yahoo.com/legal-fights-over-ga…

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Posted by guruD on 05/22/2014 at 10:11 AM

Re: “A Mother's Day wish

Hey, TT. What are you going to do when Marriage Equality comes to Colorado? I sure do hope you don't run out and divorce your wife of many years for a younger MAN. LMAO!

Anderson Cooper Responds To News Anchor Who Stormed Off Over Michael Sam Kiss
The Huffington Post | by Katherine Fung

• Anderson Cooper put Dallas anchor Amy Kushnir on the Ridiculist Monday night over the way she reacted to Michael Sam's kiss with his boyfriend.

• During a recent debate with her co-hosts, Kushnir argued that it was inappropriate for ESPN to broadcast the kiss in front of children, and ended up storming off the set. She said that ESPN would not have aired a football player kissing his wife or girlfriend, and if they had, she would have said, "get a room!"

• Cooper mocked Kushnir on Monday, airing a segment in which she kissed two male strippers. He acknowledged that "a lot of people" share Kushnir's opposition to Sam's kiss, but said that her argument was just disingenuous. He continued:

• "To Amy Kushnir's argument that nobody shows football players kissing their wives or girlfriends, that's simply not true and I don't think she's being honest when she wouldn't want to see that either or she yells 'Get a room' whenever she sees that. If you're uncomfortable seeing some kind of affection... why not just say that and leave the excuses about why you're uncomfortable where they belong: on 'The Ridiculist.'"

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/20/a…

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Posted by guruD on 05/22/2014 at 9:13 AM

Re: “A Mother's Day wish

IT'S ALL GOOD, TT. AT LEASE I DON'T "BEAR FALSE WITNESS AGAINST MY NEIGHBOR" BY PASSING OUT LIES ABOUT OTHER TO PROVE MY POINT!

Hice cites this passage to show what is at stake in the battle for America's soul. "These shocking words by Michael Swift have been considered part of the 'gay manifesto' by many, and reveal the radical agenda that is currently threatening our nation," he writes.

There is one hiccup. Hice omitted first sentence of Swift's column, which noted that the entire essay was satirical.
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GOP House Candidate: There's a Gay Plot to Recruit and Sodomize Your Kids
Think Rep. Paul Broun is out there? Meet his possible successor, Jody Hice. By Tim Murphy May 21,

In his seven years in Congress, Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) distinguished himself by calling biology "lies straight from the pit of hell" and accusing President Barack Obama of establishing a secret national police force to push a Marxist dictatorship. But the man who may replace Broun in Washington could outdo him.

In a 2012 book, that candidate—pastor and talk radio host Jody Hice—alleges the gay community has a secret plot to recruit and sodomize children. In It's Now or Never: A Call to Reclaim America, Hice also asserts that supporters of abortion rights are worse than Hitler and compares gay relationships to bestiality and incest. He proposes that Muslims be stripped of their First Amendment rights.

On Tuesday, Hice clinched a spot in the runoff to replace Broun, who declined to run for re-election in order to run for Senate. Hice will face businessman Michael Collins in the July 22 runoff. In a district that gave 62 percent of the vote to Mitt Romney two years ago, Hice, the leading vote-getter in the first round of balloting, stands a good chance of being elected to Congress.

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/0…

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Posted by guruD on 05/22/2014 at 8:39 AM

Re: “The Drake fire, conservation, student debt, and more

Elaine, while I’m glad you attended the presentation, it appears you’re still uninformed about the plant, and, as usual, entirely partisan and biased in your personal ideology.

Interesting how you suggest that Paige is just a shill for the Koch bros. (are you channeling Cranky-Gramps Reid, here?), and that he “did not have one intelligent statement”, while failing to provide any suggestions of your own--I’ll leave it to others to decide whether anything in your post qualifies as “intelligent”.

If you find the Koch’s political influence so abhorrent, then you must utterly despise Tom Steyer, who has been in the pockets of the Dems for ages, and actively funds their environmental efforts, such as recently hosting a fundraiser for Harry R. and his minions at his mansion and donating a sweet $5M to the Senate Majority PAC. But I guess his funding is “clean” since it ostensibly counters the evil, Kapitalist Koch’s mega-bucks!

“the dirty coal-burning (aging) power plant that just needs to go away” – Agreed, and it will happen in the future as alternatives become more cost-effective and are gradually phased in; but how will we satisfy our energy needs--and maintain reasonable rates for residential and commercial usage—if it’s simply deactivated as you’d prefer?

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Posted by Jeff Faltz on 05/21/2014 at 4:47 PM

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So Guru...yes, it is better than being dead to have two mommies...interesting that you would make such a low bar comparison.

It is also true it is far better than that to a mommy and a daddy living under the same roof with you.

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Posted by TejonTech on 05/21/2014 at 2:51 PM

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Keith...would you call that the side of the downfall of history? Let me reply for Keith, TT. Is this the “downfall of history?” I believe he stated it wasn’t.

Would having two moms or two dads that can marry each other in a commitment ceremony be a positive aspect in a child's life? I would definitely have to say, Yes, TT, it is, even though I know you believe contrary to this fact. I know you would say that we recruit others to the Gay side of life by indoctrination and that being a parent would teach a child to be gay, but I believe there is enough research out there that would prove otherwise. Remembering that gay people most likely came from straight parents, we weren’t made gay but born gay. Would it be better than having two straight parents, the experts say, No, it is not any better or worse. We are not immoral just because we are gay, and every family is different and has its own family issues.

Like the 14 year old black boy who was in foster care for more than 10 years since his birth mother was a drug addict, he went to a church and stood on the alter and begged for any family to adopt him, be it White, Black, Yellow, Brown, Green or Purple, he didn’t care, he just wants a family of his own.

Is being born better than not being born, I would have to say, Yes, TT, it is good to be alive, especially in a family regardless if they are same-sex partners where the child will be loved, cared for and nurtured. Is it better than being an orphan, in foster care, or being born in a different country with a different economic situation and opportunities in life, most definitely it is. I still think being born in America is a better alternative than being born in many other countries out there, especially when you can be forced into child labor or prostitution.

But the USA is not an exception for the plagues of society, just like every other country, not enough is being done to protect our children from predators who would do the unspeakable to children, like the man in a maroon and gold trim pick-up that we have trolling our streets looking for his next victim. Maybe we can work together to help society to protect them.

A new possible solicitation of a girl in Colorado Springs http://www.krdo.com/news/11th-attempted-so…

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Posted by guruD on 05/21/2014 at 9:27 AM

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Keith...would you call that the side of the downfall of history? Let me reply for Keith, TT. Is this the “downfall of history?” I believe he stated it wasn’t.

Would having two moms or two dads that can marry each other in a commitment ceremony be a positive aspect in a child's life? I would definitely have to say, Yes, TT, it is, even though I know you believe contrary to this fact. I know you would say that we recruit others to the Gay side of life by indoctrination and that being a parent would teach a child to be gay, but I believe there is enough research out there that would prove otherwise.

Remembering that gay people most likely came from straight parents, we weren’t made gay but born gay. Would it be better than having two straight parents, the experts say, No, it is not any better or worse. We are not immoral just because we are gay, and every family is different and has its own family issues.

Like the 14 year old black boy in Florida who was in foster care for more than 10 years since his birth mother was a drug addict, he went to a church and stood on the alter and begged for any family to adopt him, be it White, Black, Yellow, Brown, Green or Purple, he didn’t care, he just wanted a family of his own.

Is being born better than not being born, I would have to say, Yes, TT, it is good to be alive, especially in a family regardless if they are same-sex partners where the child will be loved, cared for and nurtured. Is it better than being an orphan, in foster care, or being born in a different country with a different economic situation and opportunities in life, most definitely it is. I still think being born in America is a better alternative than being born in many other countries out there, especially when you can be forced into child labor or prostitution.

But the USA is not an exception for the plagues of society, just like every other country, not enough is being done to protect our children from predators who would do the unspeakable to children, like the man in a maroon and gold trim pick-up that we have trolling our streets looking for his next victim. Maybe we can work together to help society to protect them.

A new possible solicitation of a girl in Colorado Springs http://www.krdo.com/news/11th-attempted-so…

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Posted by guruD on 05/21/2014 at 9:26 AM

Re: “The Drake fire, conservation, student debt, and more

If, as Mr. Bruce suggests, all current incumbents 'should be thrown out of office', that presumably would include the mayor. Of those who have so far shown a tentative interest in running for mayor, who has the best chance of winning and who has the strongest credentials to pursue real economic development? We very much appreciate those who take time to participate in these 'Quick Polls' Thank you.

http://projectoneunity.homestead.com/Temp-…

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Posted by Staci6 on 05/21/2014 at 4:43 AM

Re: “A Mother's Day wish

Keith...would you call that the side of the downfall of history?

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Posted by TejonTech on 05/20/2014 at 7:11 PM

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GAY MARRIAGE NOW LEGAL IN ENTIRE NORTHEAST

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/20/p…

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Posted by guruD on 05/20/2014 at 3:06 PM

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Two more bite the dust! Now waiting on Colorado, OK & Utah to follow suit!

We're Getting Married in Oregon:
5/20/2014: A U.S. District Court judge ruled Monday that Oregon same-sex couples have the right to marry. So couples quickly decided to make it official.

Federal Judge rules that ban on Same-Sex Marriage is Unconstitutional:

5/20/2014: A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional..

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Posted by guruD on 05/20/2014 at 2:42 PM

Re: “A gift in the ashes?

Perfect time to add Wind. $1million a Megawatt, the Money Blown on Srubbers would have covered this short fall.

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Posted by Bob Oaks on 05/20/2014 at 8:09 AM

Re: “Closing Drake, Council and eminent domain, C4C, and more

The mayor thinks that local citizens are fit only to sell souvenirs and serve Dippin' Dots to tourists, while his developer buddies makes millions on the land and buildings of the C4C propositions. It is past time to tell him to stuff it.

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Posted by CSIndyReader on 05/19/2014 at 6:41 PM

Re: “A gift in the ashes?

The people of Fukishima Japan would be happy to exchange all that "non-anachronistic" nuclear power for a few coal-powered plants and their homes back. Every source of electricity, including hydro, has tradeoffs. Balancing those tradeoffs requires more than a little expertise that doesn't come from standing outside the plant.

I'm all for oversight -- not so much for micromanagement, which is what's going on in Colorado Springs right now.

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Posted by Clara McKenna on 05/19/2014 at 8:48 AM

Re: “Cannabis-themed concerts at Red Rocks, PTSD fails in legislature

Clearly they don't care about suffering veterans.

Posted by ThomasMc on 05/15/2014 at 1:29 AM

Re: “A gift in the ashes?

"Will CSU's policy cover such an eventuality?" Sounds like the Business Journal is doing the talking for you Juan. Of course any insurance settlement won't even be a drop in the bucket of what a new power plant will cost all of us in skyrocketing utility bills. This is all an underhanded plea for C4C. Why is it that conservatives around here, and confused old Juan, won't let a bad idea (C4C) die. Nobody except your rich cronies want this, and nobody want to pay for it... or a new power plant.

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Posted by happyfew on 05/14/2014 at 3:07 PM

Re: “A gift in the ashes?

Facing increased public scrutiny over C4C and it's very possible demise, I see the Drake fire as sabotage to force removing the entire plant to get the land for C4C, i.e., one more obstacle out of the way to selling off CSU and taking their land. Others may believe in pure coincidences, but IMO there's no coincidence here.

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Posted by OldCrank on 05/14/2014 at 1:52 PM

Re: “A ditch for Pleasant Valley, low wages, annoying car stereo noise, and more

As well as noise complaints coming from cars, lets also be aware of people who throw lit cigarettes out of vehicle windows. Could that be more inconsiderate? I don't believe so. Twice now I have gotten out of my car and pitched the lit butt back into the window it came out of and I will do it again. I have also written down license plate numbers and reported people who throw their butts out the window. Screw people who seem to have no memory of Colorado Springs burning for the last two summers. Idiots.

About the Camp Creek issue, clearly Kenton is unaware that there were HUGE blocks of concrete moved by last yers flooding within the culvert and the ground underneath was compromised by water seeping under the road. All properties downhill and the intersection of 31st and Colorado was threatened by the diverted water. The money was well spent to refinish the culvert and would save alot of money in the long run. Next time you want to complain, maybe you should do some research previous to your rant.

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Posted by Kimberly Neall Bloomer on 05/14/2014 at 1:24 AM

Re: “A Mother's Day wish

Thanks, Nicole! It was my honor. Be well.

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Posted by Sarah Musick on 05/12/2014 at 11:17 AM

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