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Re: “Who has the highest water rates in Colorado?

that's the cost of not living by a major water source. no river or reservoir to draw from so must find water long distances away. most of the water we do get is pretty damn awesome though.

Posted by happyfew on 10/26/2016 at 11:43 AM

Re: “At Springs rally, proud 'deplorables' confident in their losing candidate's prospects

I read an HP blog that said the GOP was soiled their own garden for so many years that it left itself open to an invasive species. Donald Trump.

Posted by longtooth on 10/26/2016 at 11:27 AM

Re: “City studies financial impacts of developing the Banning Lewis Ranch

It will be interesting since Norwood/Broadmoor has complete ownership of Colorado Springs including Mayor Traitor John Suthers and at least six on Council.

Good Work Pam!

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Posted by Donald T Rump on 10/26/2016 at 11:26 AM

Re: “Get out and vote, the third debate, death with dignity, and more

The Colorado promoters of assisted suicide are guilty of false advertising. Their bills do not deliver as promised. If they are really supporting individual choices and rights they would provide an ordinary witness to the self administration of the lethal dose. Without a witness they are allowing forced euthanasia. I learned after caring for my wife's last 18 months of declining autonomy. I learned that you can work on 4 hours sleep. I am focused on how this Prop 106 is written, it's omissions and how it could be administered to my wife.
Colorado Prop 106 provides no ordinary witness to the self-administration of poison.
Even as the promoters have inundated us with their chant that the lethal dose must be self-administered and mentioned it 9 times in their 11 page Prop 106 they do not provide an ordinary witness to the act. That omission effectively eviscerates all of the so called safeguards. The difference between having a witness to "self administration" and no witness is that one honors individual rights and the other is non voluntary euthanasia. A promoter was once asked "why don't you just legalize euthanasia?" He said "the public is not ready to accept euthanasia."
The process seems to be full of requirements on the front end up until the script is written. Then an heir can pick up the script and administer it without oversight. Know that only 2% of the doctors have attended these events in other states.
Even the front end requirements have fatal flaws. A predatory heir may be a witness to the initial request along with a staff member of the facility. Does that sound like good public policy?
The rest of the family is not required to be contacted. And everyone involved gets instant immunity. The death certificate is falsified by this law which makes it impossible to prosecute a murder when the death certificate states the underlying illness is the cause of death. There really is no transparent reason not to post poison as the cause.
This bill Final #145 Article 48 provides that a predatory heir can facilitate the signup process, murder the individual and receive immunity all before the rest of the family is notified. This is neither reasonable nor prudent public policy. This is dangerous public policy that puts the entire population (all ages) at risk of exploitation by the medical-industrial-complex, organ traffickers and predatory heirs.
I encourage people to read the Oregon model bill before taking a, or expounding on their position. We will agree no matter our starting position that this Prop 106 does not deliver.
This bill is not the one.
Respectfully submitted,
Bradley Williams
MTaas dot org

Posted by Bradley Williams on 10/26/2016 at 11:21 AM
Posted by Rev. P. Partridge on 10/26/2016 at 11:19 AM

Re: “First Rastafari church since legalization comes to Colorado Springs

Posted by Rev Brandon Baker on 10/26/2016 at 11:08 AM

Re: “First Rastafari church since legalization comes to Colorado Springs

LOL a little late Greenfaith NAC's been there 5 years...

Posted by Rev Brandon Baker on 10/26/2016 at 11:04 AM

Re: “City studies financial impacts of developing the Banning Lewis Ranch

This should be quite interesting! thanks for the update, Pam.

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Posted by What's the Word? on 10/26/2016 at 10:54 AM

Re: “Obituary: 'Street Smarts' writer Bob Campbell

Good man. Sad loss.

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Posted by Bill Burns on 10/26/2016 at 9:55 AM

Re: “CC grads bike cross-country to challenge voters

Best of luck, Mr. Trump.

Posted by John Howell on 10/26/2016 at 9:13 AM

Re: “UPDATE: ATTN: Cyclists. Tell the city you want these bike lanes.

I travel Research multiple times throughout the day. I have seen one bicyclist using the new route. I have seen two bicyclist using the sidewalk. I have not seen any lowering of speeds by cars, but more aggressive driving as a result of these lane changes. In order to make a right hand turn on red I have seen two cars ready to pull out and they are both beyond the crosswalk making it dangerous for pedestrians crossing at intersections. There are places on Research, in order to see clearly, the driver would need to pull 15-20 ft past the stop lights. Overall, not a real effective way to keep people safer, especially when bicyclists and motorists are not obeying traffic signals. The city is growing so why are we decreasing lane usage. Why don't they make the sidewalk a little wider and give bikes a lane within the sidewalk. If I were a bicyclist I would rather be paired with walkers than with drivers who are distracted daily.

Posted by thinkaboutit on 10/26/2016 at 8:50 AM

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