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Re: “Hillsong: Let Hope Rise

I love it they make me fell good at home and loved. Please God help me with my family help them get together and come to hillsong

Posted by Imneargod@yahoo.com on 12/05/2016 at 10:54 AM

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?

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

Re: “Don't expect a fly-over today

Actually, that looks like the twin-tail version of the F16 with the lower airscoop removed! The ones subcontracted to the firm in St. Louis by the firm in Fort Worth. The carrier version, no less! :--}}

Posted by Robert Gentry on 12/07/2016 at 12:25 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: “Don't expect a fly-over today

Pam,

Just a small criticism: if you are going to talk about a flyover (or non-flyover) of F-16s, then the picture of a jet should be an F-16

Posted by Scott Hente on 12/07/2016 at 11:48 AM

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: “UPATE: Did dinosaurs and humans co-exist? Flier at USAFA says yes.

it is interesting how people who consider themselves religious are so supportive of our p***y grabber president elect. is it his greed... or his fraudulent business behavior... or his sexual assaults... or his approval of torture...
perhaps it makes sense since he and the church avoid taxes... consider woman second class citizens... think "other" religions should be banned completely from being in the US... enjoy a good child rape then deny it... think women should be punished for having a legal abortion... and lastly believe fake stories and repeat them as if they are real and can't be convinced how ridiculous they sound.

Posted by happyfew on 12/07/2016 at 8:38 AM

Re: “Update: Glenn says if you get pregnant from rape, that's "a gift from God"

I have been trying to get pregnant for 6 years of been married. My husband and I have been seeing fertility specialist. We have done our best but no luck. My husband has a sperm count which goes up and down, the doctor has recommended him taking the Proceed supplement which he is doing over 3 years with no change in the situation .. I am was so confused until i contacted this powerful spiritual woman advised by my friend, so I contacted her and I told her all about my problem, so she agreed to help me, she prayed for me and she sent me some native herbal medicine, which i use, she told me to meet with my husband.. within a 2 weeks i used the medicine she sent me i was uneasy with my self, i started having morning sickness and hormonal changes. I immediately went to the my doctor and it was confirm that I was pregnant.. all thanks to Iya Basira for helping me and my family, i am now a proud mum of a baby boy... Do you need help of such kind then contact Iya Basira, she can definitely help you. this her email address nativeiyabasira@yahoo.com

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Posted by Kimberly Hall on 12/07/2016 at 5:58 AM

Re: “UPATE: Did dinosaurs and humans co-exist? Flier at USAFA says yes.

I find it amazing that Mikey Weinstein and his group spends so much effort and time in attacking any vestige of Christian thought in relation to the military. Why is it so important to dampen the belief of many service people of faith? Christians do not attack the stand of athiests. I look forward to the new Administration coming in
..probably actually fight the harassing efforts of Weinstein.

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Posted by Neil Heater on 12/06/2016 at 10:08 PM

Re: “The United [super-sized] Soccer League

Still saying it.

The article was a biased article that did not shed any light as to the situation. Instead of an accurate dissection of the NASL's flaws and missteps, the author simply cherry picked some stats and attendance figures and then proceeded to made a series of apples to rutabagas comparisons that had nothing to do with the true weaknesses in the NASL's front offices and mistakes in their approach, i.e. attempting to gain Division 1 status through the courts instead of concentrating on improving their infrastructure.

And the USL remains, in large part, a reserve league for MLS. The waivers that the USSF would have to grant to the league to give it, and many of it's individual teams, Division 2 status (ownership's financial worth, suitable stadiums, etc.) are many. Simply because the NASL ultimately folded due to it's internal mistakes does not make the USL a legitimate Division 2 league, and the lack competition to MLS (for the USL will provide none) will only ultimately hinder the development of a higher level of soccer in this country and delay the day that MLS becomes a league equal in stature to the big 5 leagues in Europe.

The old Appalachian saying goes "Even a blind pig can find an acorn once in a while." The article was the rootings of said pig (figuratively typing, of course). Yeah, the NASL folded. But the article he wrote had absolutely no insight as to why it did so. And it certainly didn't make a case for the USL getting Division 2 status.

Posted by Scott Anthony Kerssen on 12/06/2016 at 3:02 PM

Re: “The United [super-sized] Soccer League

I'm sorry, Scott, you were saying...?

http://sbisoccer.com/2016/12/report-cosmos…

Posted by Melchett on 12/06/2016 at 10:48 AM

Re: “Save Cheyenne loses bid for ballot measure on Strawberry Fields

For protecting parks - and utilities, it might be prudent to closely examine those candidates for city council endorsed by Colorado Springs Forward.

http://gazette.com/upcoming-colorado-sprin…

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Posted by Robert Gentry on 12/06/2016 at 5:27 AM

Re: “Save Cheyenne loses bid for ballot measure on Strawberry Fields

This whole land swap nightmare has to be fixed. The City has conducted a flawed public comment process, and withheld all kinds of important facts in the matter from the public. The good news is that the truth has a way of never dying. The City is not a sovereign entity, and cannot just do as it pleases. My personal demands for the City to disclose all information about the land swap and the Incline will never go away. Unless the City becomes honest and accountable in this matter, they will bring unwanted legal problems upon themselves. John Suthers led us to believe that as a former prosecutor he would clean up the culture that had developed in our City government, he is making a big mistake in doing the opposite. I manage a Facebook page named COS Land Swap that discusses the problems I am referring to.

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Posted by Carl Strow on 12/05/2016 at 8:07 PM

Re: “Save Cheyenne loses bid for ballot measure on Strawberry Fields

"Played like a fiddle" is exactly right Dana Duggan. And not just the Incline Friends members. The Broadmoor and it's clever owner are playing the entire city for all it's worth. There must be a day when the people of Colorado Springs stop being dazzled by the velveteen glamour - and yet surprisingly vacuous offerings - of the billionaire. (See "Glamping" - that's "glamour camping", as touted by the Broadmoor's ad campaign for Emerald Valley and Cloud Camp.) One senses that the Strawberry Fields issue is the turning point beyond which the citizenry of Colorado Springs is finally glimpsing with clarity the insatiable appetite of the man who has thus far succeeded in throwing his weight around with impunity. One only hopes that the awakening arrives at full maturity during the days and weeks before the April elections and that election day will bring some fresh air into every nook and cranny of our currently compromised City Hall. The men and women who are tasked to represent us ..... should represent us.
Please donate to the legal fund .... http://www.savecheyenne.org. Honor General William Jackson Palmer's exceptional vision for our stunningly beautiful parklands.
I'm a Penn State graduate and a citizen of Colorado Springs. Not terribly proud of either one at the moment.

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Posted by doonya on 12/05/2016 at 7:51 PM

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: “Save Cheyenne loses bid for ballot measure on Strawberry Fields

You hit the nail on the head regarding the Incline. The people, especially the Incline Friends, are in for a rude awakening. They will have to charge to have a hope to fund the ongoing liabilities and maintenance. The Incline Friends members have been played like a fiddle. So much for unfettered access. Donate to the legal case. www.savecheyenne.org It is our only chance of stopping this nationally precedent setting case to commercilialize our precious parklands. Keep the Incline free and stop Anschutz from buying our historic parkland.

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Posted by Dana Duggan on 12/05/2016 at 5:39 PM

Re: “Save Cheyenne loses bid for ballot measure on Strawberry Fields

Our parks swapped to a billionaire so the city can start charging for the incline! Mark my word in one year the city we tell us how they will start charging for the incline now that the city will own all the incline. So disappointed that the city didn't represent what the people really wanted! Guess it's pretty typical in this day and age. Trading away parks that the people of Colorado Springs voted in over 100 years ago is pretty despicable. Guess we the people really do need to protect our parks. Now more then ever Anschutz Lang grab isn't over yet.

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Posted by el jef'e on 12/05/2016 at 5:07 PM

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