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Re: “"Alt-right" darling Milo Yiannopoulos' possible speech at UCCS causes stir

All this talk of 1st Amendment rights, but does anyone find troubling the censorship by CSIndy on the FB page? It seems dissent is the *lowest* form of patriotism when someone challenges the party line.

Any thoughts on that, Nat Stein?

ref: https://www.facebook.com/csindependent/posts/10154868915011600

Posted by Alan Turing on 12/09/2016 at 9:40 PM

Re: “"Alt-right" darling Milo Yiannopoulos' possible speech at UCCS causes stir

Seth Meyers: Stop Normalizing Alt-Right, Call A Nazi A Nazi

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/seth-m…

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Posted by guruD on 12/08/2016 at 1:02 PM

Re: “"Alt-right" darling Milo Yiannopoulos' possible speech at UCCS causes stir

Check out this INSANE footage of the anti Milo Yiannopoulos protest @ DePaul University! MUST WATCH PLAYLIST! https://youtu.be/vn-l3C8kn94?list=PLoQTg3myRNTeBbH_wcuw6VEX77ZiFst8H

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Posted by Daniel Duerst on 12/07/2016 at 11:04 PM

Re: “Legally, it doesn't take much for a guest to stake a claim to your home

I had a similar situation get a restraining order say you are afraid dont say hes living with you use his previous address for serving him...file proof of service.

Then change your locks...yes change your locks.

Put a copy of restraining order and proof of service,ur lease and a statement.
Saying....
This man is trespassing and restrained from myself and property.

Dont say anything else.

When the police come.
Put your earplugs in.
The police cant break in and his key wont work.
Restraining order isnt for cops to dispute.

If you have to speak to the police.
And they threatenen illegal lock out.

With or without a restraining .

This man does not live here..its a civil matter for the courts.

Go inside lock ur door.

9 times out of 10.

Loser wont file...
Worked for me ...twice.

Posted by Tina Martini on 12/07/2016 at 3:08 PM

Re: “"Alt-right" darling Milo Yiannopoulos' possible speech at UCCS causes stir

You should get Timothy Kurek to speak, author of the book "The Cross in the Closet" about a straight man who for one year came out as gay to see how his family, friends and church would respond. Great read and shows how peoples perceptions of another can be so bias when you don't take the time to know someone, and how religion warps this perception. https://www.facebook.com/timothykurek/

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Posted by guruD on 12/07/2016 at 2:21 PM

Re: “Ballot measure would ask to keep TABOR excess for stormwater

I'd support a storm-water fee on new development, as developers are the root cause of the issue.

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Posted by LivesLocally on 12/07/2016 at 2:05 PM

Re: “Ballot measure would ask to keep TABOR excess for stormwater

The problems with the storm water drainage systems began with the land developers. The developers were in charge of engineering and building systems that would adequately drain storm water. They were suppose to design and build systems adequate for the surrounding areas also, and were given credits for the costs to mitigate the surrounding areas. However, they always had financial incentives to design and build the least expensive approach. The City engineers had a minimal role in these undertakings and were unqualified to review and validate the engineering. Until this developer administered system is replaced with an enforceable system that ensures adequate engineering and construction, the problems will continue.

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Posted by CapitalistPig on 12/07/2016 at 2:01 PM

Re: “Ballot measure would ask to keep TABOR excess for stormwater

It would appear as if this mayor and this council have inherited 'the buck stops here' moment in time to rectify a problem that has been building for 30 years. And none of the solutions are going to be received well by the voting public! Tough choices.

Yet it seems as if the council is not willing to deal with the issue NOW as the unpleasant choices they will have to make will jeopardize their chances for re-election. Which begs the question - if getting re-elected 'trumps' doing the job they were elected to do, should they all not be voted out of office?

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Posted by Robert Gentry on 12/07/2016 at 1:04 PM

Re: “"Alt-right" darling Milo Yiannopoulos' possible speech at UCCS causes stir

Colorado Springs Democrats scrambling to find something negative, typical election tactics! We've already found neo-Nazi stuff on the walls in the b-rooms, LOL. Milo's a gay jew, yeah I'm sure all these CSprings Nazi's are supporting that. Don's comment above is typical of the Democrat's attempts to shut something down when it doesn't feed their agenda. Love the UCCS professor who wants to invite an English man to speak on U.S. subjects when he's already shown his disdain for the upcoming President. Let's invite Joe Schmo from Alabama to speak at the next Brexit meeting and tell us what needs to be done (btw, he told a joke once he seems funny).

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Posted by Ja Wohl on 12/07/2016 at 12:23 PM

Re: “"Alt-right" darling Milo Yiannopoulos' possible speech at UCCS causes stir

On the contrary to Dr. Rose's sentiment, UCCS not only can but should refuse the UCCS College Republicans' request to invite Yiannopoulos to the campus. His actions on Twitter led to rape and death threats for several people, including Randi Lee Harper, Leslie Jones, and Jessica Valenti and her 5-year-old daughter. Turning Point USA runs a "professor watchlist" website that constitutes a threat to the safety of liberal and progressive instructors.

Yiannopoulos has a First Amendment right to express himself, but that right cannot come at the expense of the UCCS community's safety.

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Posted by Don Branum on 12/07/2016 at 10:07 AM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Well Ill give ya that one Robert and agree.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 12/02/2016 at 8:34 PM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Tannim- When you are stopped by police ask them! I know if a person is cash poor and their license plates expire they then are charged another $100 when they finally register it. A fine for poverty. No moey? Then pay more. Billionaire? Forget it, (wink wink). For a police spokesperson to say they do not know if a vehicle is illegal must not have been on the force when Harley owners were being stopped so police could inspect exhaust pipes for the fine print stamped into the underside of the pipe for the EPA legal seal of approval. What department was it that switched their Harley's pipes back to factory from aftermarket pipes and who paid for it?
So drive without those permission papers and then go to jail and wait in there for trial to find out if you are going to go to jail. This is the same society that makes "community service" a punishment instead of a good deed. The same town that makes you sit in your car to warm it up before heading out on a cold morning- totally misunderstanding the entire concept of "warming up". They say it can be stolen if you do not sit in it. Well yes it can and that is called 'carjacking' and it is the police departments job to stop crime. Whoops sorry, I forgot, their job to investigate crime. . . I have seen police cars sitting empty and engine running so why can we not do the same? Same reason some believe police and police only should have firearms to protect themselves... If your neighbor was drunk and fired a few rounds off into the ground and you then came out and shot him fatally in the back all the while he never even knew you were on the other side of the wooden fence hiding would you be charged with anything? Would an officer if he did the same thing?
Permission slips to drive on roads you paid for but the roads never have any maintenance because the money you paid, it's... it's ... well it was somewhere in the budget but it disappeared, several millions gone, gone where? I dunno, oh well, let's vote and raise taxes because everyone wants to give up hard earned pay right? Doug Bruce is in jail so he cannot stop that measure from passing. BUT, If you do not pay tax then you need no permission to drive on roads that tax dollars are never spent on. (The burns in your car seat? Dropped your joint you were smoking creating Pot Holes... I digress I guess)
The Broadmoor contributes millions to the coughers I mean coffers and the rest is chump change from the lower-downs who golf on the no-smoking links but their car does a pot-hole-in-one everyday. Let's trade everything to The Broadmoor! I get dibs on a suite and one of them trucks that haul ass!

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Posted by Robert Wyman on 12/02/2016 at 7:09 PM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Bravo, Pam. As we all know, the Broadmoor is a power unto itself!
Ruth Obee

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Posted by Ruth Obee on 12/01/2016 at 9:22 AM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Something to ponder:
As the article states, the Broadmoor made an attempt on Cheyenne Mountain Blvd but backed off under intense public pressure. We also know that the Broadmoor backed off an attempt to put riding stables on the east side of 21st Street across from Bear Creek Park .... also under intense public pressure. We've been told that the public reaction to the Broadmoor Land Swap was more vigorous and pronounced than, "anything in recent memory". And yet the Broadmoor has not backed off.
Why? Can anyone offer simple input as to .... "Therein lies the difference"?

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Posted by doonya on 11/30/2016 at 7:46 PM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Something to ponder:
As the article states, the Broadmoor made an attempt on Cheyenne Mountain Blvd but backed off under intense public pressure. We also know that the Broadmoor backed off an attempt to put riding stables on the east side of 2

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Posted by doonya on 11/30/2016 at 7:34 PM

Re: “Glenn turns consultant

So he's going to be come a political consult on what, how to fail at campaigning and winning a winnable campaign while being Ed Jones 2.0?

Posted by Tannim on 11/30/2016 at 5:42 PM

Re: “Manitou paving stopped

Nobody ever accused CDOT of competence.

Yet you don't see the HD17 rep doing legislation to decommission Business Route 24 and return it to the cities and county, either.

Get that done first, then the cities can continue to fix it right.

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Posted by Tannim on 11/30/2016 at 5:41 PM

Re: “Unlicensed vehicles are the norm on streets near The Broadmoor, tickets aren't

Lost in the entire article is question that was never asked in the first place, which is why we need government permission slips and fees to use OUR property on OUR roads...

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Posted by Tannim on 11/30/2016 at 5:39 PM

Re: “Letters to the Future

January 2027: The world finally realizes that the entire AGW argument was nothing more than an elaborate hoax put forth by scheming liberals to do nothing more than achieve their ultimate goal of planetary enslavement under the liberal socialist political mantra, plunging the entire world into poverty and repression in the name of the liberal religious cult of scientism known as AGW, all to satisfy some elaborate and completely false narrative that somehow they know what's best, when in fact, they don't know Jack Schitt.

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Posted by Tannim on 11/30/2016 at 5:29 PM

Re: “Post-Paris and post-election, meaningful movement toward climate change may stagnate

What a glorious mountain of a hot mess of AGW garbage!

Here's the reality: the climate of the planet, like everything else natural in the known universe, oscillates in sine waves. Right now it happens to be on a relative upcurve of that specific wave for climate. But it isn't linear, and it will peak soon, if it hasn't already, and then it will decline again, as it always does.

And there isn't a darn thing the human insect can do about it one way or another. The laws of nature will cause its own adjustments, not because of humans, but in spite of them.

But such reality is just completely destructive to the huge egos and smugness of the irrational and incorrect liberal mindset that they and only they in their alleged superior mindset can solve the problems that the allegedly lesser minds of non-liberals have caused. The reality is that the liberals don't know squat because they arrive at their analysis with pre-ordained conclusions based on fallacious reasoning and emotive nonsense, then Finagle the data to fit that pre-ordained conclusion instead of actually see what the full data actually says--and it says that their conclusions are simply FOS.

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Posted by Tannim on 11/30/2016 at 5:27 PM

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