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Re: “Lamborn and the Black Forest Fire, meat-free living, gun control and more

Jill Coleman is an NRA schill who must run their local membership promotions. Every comment or letter pushes a membership in the NRA.

When you catch her and Ron's comments they sound like a pair of emotionally and mentally unstable people who shouldn't be around guns at all.

Posted by TruB on 12/05/2016 at 6:02 PM

Re: “The Trump presidency, deplorables, the media, and more

Mr. Carrigan;
After thinking about your letter for a while I have NOT been able to reconcile your claim that you are a Christian with your support of Donald Trump.
Like most guys, I've spent time in locker rooms. When in college I lived in dorms and a frat house. I too am a veteran. During those years I lived in barracks with a large cross-section of my fellow male Americans, poor to wealthy, educated to barely literate, and NEVER in ALL my experience, in ALL my life (and I'm an elderly geezer now) I never heard such vileness expressed toward women. No man that I encountered EVER asserted that he could sexually assault them with impunity because of WHO HE IS. By HIS OWN WORDS AND DEEDS Trump revealed that he feels free to lie, defraud, misrepresent, and insult anybody or any "group" of people he chooses, or to actually shoot someone on the street and not lose support. He has exposed again and again his moral depravity.
And there are apparently American citizens, like you, who are just fine with it.
Im sorry, Mr. Carrigan, but I have NO reason to think any better of anybody who backed or voted for this degenerate reprobate than I have for Trump himself...all the deplorables included.
Wear your "I voted for Trump" button if you're so proud of your vote, so I'll know the kind of character you carry around inside of you, regardless of your self-righteous claim of being a Christian.

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Posted by asawatcher on 12/05/2016 at 9:34 AM

Re: “The Trump presidency, deplorables, the media, and more

The biggest failure of this election was the lack of quality presidential alternatives. You almost have to wonder if this is where the real election "rigging" is being done.

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Posted by LivesLocally on 12/04/2016 at 5:30 PM

Re: “The Trump presidency, deplorables, the media, and more

Hey Robert HUH No shit just what Ive been saying Congress dont or wont listen to us until we the people demand the money be taken out of the Capitol. Congress is supposed to control the President and keep him in check The President should the Congress and the Courts all of them. In the last 6 years the Congress has not done anything. The President went forward with what ever he felt he needed to and we ended up in the mess were in. What the hell did Clinton have to do with it? She had no power and still dont. We are now in the same boat we were 6 years ago the Government controlled by one party with no balance of power. Congress regardless of what party wont listen to us the people so long as we allow the money to set the policy. The only way thats going to happen is vote in the ones that advocate getting rid of the lobby that is controlling the Congress.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 12/03/2016 at 4:50 PM

Re: “The tale of the dog

So sweet! I've adopted two dogs from Best Fur Friends and I'm sure there will be a 3rd soon. Great organization and great people.... the dogs are pretty awesome!

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Posted by Shannon Dionese on 12/03/2016 at 7:56 AM

Re: “The Trump presidency, deplorables, the media, and more

Hey Rocky, Congress was supposed to control the President but FDR started shifting that power and it kept shifting. Congress then turned its attention toward campaign donors, not you or anyone else. Those with a lack of understanding of The Constitution and the adherence to it is what fails us all. Billary's people are blaming everything, everyone and missing the real culprit: her.
Ron Lowe Nevada City, California? WTF are you writing to this town for? Worn out your welcome there? I will be happy to talk with you about anything when you arrive here, that is if you can get that "older people" phrase out with your tongue still in your mouth otherwise you will sit and listen and you will learn-the hard way if you wish. Sorry about your children that you explain the world to. Not.
Gina! Hire new writers- "for-profit media are responsible for this, and will not report it as such". Care to qualify that statement? Try, I dare you. Then follow up with your sister's racist remark and what sort of people your parents were besides failures at raising children with brains. Detroit huh? Cheap housing and city council is all in jail, police response time is never and fireman must bring water from home because of______________?

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Posted by Robert Wyman on 12/02/2016 at 6:14 PM

Re: “The tale of the dog

You guys are awesome - so glad you are my neighbors and I get to see your three "kids" a lot!! Yes they are spoiled but that's due to your kind hearts. It was a "mitzvah"

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Posted by Rosie Backman on 12/02/2016 at 5:09 PM

Re: “The tale of the dog

Amazing story of some amazing groups of people who care. Well done.

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Posted by Whalewatcher22 on 12/02/2016 at 3:15 PM

Re: “The Trump presidency, deplorables, the media, and more

Dan Marvin: Well, what did you expect from a con man RINO who is actually a Democrat? Ron Paul? (BTW, you would have gotten the same old S*** from Hillary, too!)

Robert B. Hoff: Or maybe he won't. Time will tell. But Hillary will try again in 2020 if she lives that long.

Ryan Carrigan: Thank you for your service, but you miss part of it. Clinton lost because she didn't campaign worth a crap on anything except that she wasn't Donald Trump.

Ken Burrows: Complain about Trump all you want, but with Hillary and her PC insanity, would it have been any better or different save the flip on who's acting out? Unlikely.

Ron Lowe: When you get a clue about how and why the Electoral College works, and that the Presidential election is not one national election but 51 state elections (and DC), then get back to us. We are not a democracy, so quit whining as if we were.

Gina Douglas: Have a binky for your whining. Your career criminal Hillary lost because she was a lousy candidate who campaigned poorly. Place your whining blame where it belongs: on her.

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Posted by Tannim on 11/30/2016 at 5:36 PM

Re: “The Trump presidency, deplorables, the media, and more

"Now that Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States of America, do you want to know why? It is simple: Hillary Clinton called me a 'deplorable....'" That's it, huh? You chose to be hurt or insulted or piqued or whateverthehell because you think she called you a name? Drumpf said Mexicans were murderers and rapists and must be kept out of our pristine white country with a impenetrable wall, and you were okay with that?? He called women "bitches" and "whores" and bragged that he could grab them by the private parts and they couldn't do anything about it--and that's alright with you? But god forbid Clinton call you something. He threatens to jail, deport, and otherwise harm people because of their choice of faith paths, dismembering families, separating parents and children, but that's no skin off your nose because you're not Muslim, right? You're not female, disabled, black, elderly, homeless, gay--so you're okay with all of the danger those "other" people are in. But, but, but--she called me a bad name!!! Sheesh....

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Posted by Paula George on 11/30/2016 at 2:53 PM

Re: “The Trump presidency, deplorables, the media, and more

Interesting letters this week. First off our system of the electoral college does work we vote in a Democratic way but count in the electoral so as to be true to our republic. That's what you tell your children the truth. If you remember correct Baby Bush won the same way. Time will tell if Trump makes the right calls for our Country with what powers he may have. I personally think things are going to put in that hand basket and go to that place Grandma warned us about. But we will see. Everybody wants some kind of change and looks to the President to do it but ignores the rest of our leadership where the changes are needed and that's Congress. All of our policy and laws come from that group and yet everyone looks to the President. Trump just like Obama and Bush is only going to get as much done as Congress allows and Congress is influenced by money. Not your vote not mine just by who ever has the most money and they are secure in there jobs because the voters are preoccupied by the Presidential election and whats promised to them by that one person. Everyone talks about coming together as one Nation but we keep voting one group over the other then the next time its the other groups turn after the first group screws up and blames the President. We need balance, compromise and solid leadership in all three branches of Government. Not one side takes all and we damn sure need the money taken out of the Capitol so the people have a voice again. The biggest problem with Obama was Congress not doing a damn thing and him going forward on his own with what few powers he had. We dont need more of that. But that's just my opinion.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 11/30/2016 at 10:03 AM

Re: “A Federated States of America?

Dearest UCanSee--You are absolutely correct. I will demand that the editor immediately remove your hateful comment. Thanks for bringing that up!

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Posted by Paula George on 11/26/2016 at 7:46 PM

Re: “A Federated States of America?

Allowing this piece of hate to be published reflects poorly on the CSIndy.

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Posted by UCanSeeClearlyNow on 11/24/2016 at 9:10 PM

Re: “A Federated States of America?

Mike: Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but take your insulting ageist horse shit elsewhere.

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Posted by bobdobbs on 11/24/2016 at 2:37 PM

Re: “A Federated States of America?

Yeah, I guess the right has conviently forgotten the last 8 years of hate that they rained down on Obama. They voted in a candidate backed by the KKK. It's like they've just smeared shit over every WWII soldiers grave with their voting in of President Man-Baby.

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Posted by emw12 on 11/24/2016 at 12:46 PM

Re: “A Federated States of America?

Thank goodness the President doesn't have near as much power as the average idiot seems to think he does. If he did I would be very afraid but if 8 years of Bush didn't prove that no idiot is going to be allowed an unsupervised presidency. He will do as much damage as the real people in power allow him to to serve their own purposes.

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Posted by Shannon Simmons on 11/24/2016 at 10:29 AM

Re: “A Federated States of America?

Hey Mike What has Clinton been convicted of? Here's a clue NOTHING. Why? Because maybe nothing shes done is CRIMINAL. Have you ever thought of that.Trump knows this and has known this but used the hype to get a bunch of folks to vote for him. Why was the the Federal form of Government changed? Here's another clue It did'nt work as intended. To many using there office to benefit themselves and not the people that sent them there. The people sent a bunch of fellas to Washington to do there bidding for them and when they got there they did what ever they wanted and not what the people wanted. Take your own advice read a History book. Sound like someone you just voted for. Think about what you just admitted. He said first thing was jail Clinton and take the ACA down. He hasent even taken office and has said he wont do either. What else wont he do that he promised once he takes office. Your screaming about some folks following the Liberals blindly when your doing the same thing with Conservatives. Our form of Governing is not perfect but its still the best in this World if he screws us over then we get to vote him out in four years or possibly impeach him. What Socialist Country gets this power? Should this "old Man" quit bitchen NO because that's something else that makes this Country great we all get to Bitch without retaliation its a right that's given to all of us including you, him and me.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 11/24/2016 at 9:44 AM

Re: “A Federated States of America?

One expert says seniors would lose with Ryan's Medicare plan

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/personalfin…

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Posted by guruD on 11/23/2016 at 2:56 PM

Re: “A Federated States of America?

Trump Foundation Took Donations From Controversial Ukrainian Clinton Donor

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/trump-found…

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Posted by guruD on 11/23/2016 at 2:55 PM

Re: “A Federated States of America?

Will Trump Be Impeached?

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/will-tru…

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Posted by guruD on 11/23/2016 at 2:52 PM

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