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Re: “Peterson AFB launches commander investigation into religious display

People going out of their way to tell you what to do, or think are_______
Unless of course you agree with their thoughts.
What is freedom?

Posted by 4Common Sense on 09/02/2016 at 8:32 PM

Re: “Railroaded for domestic-violence defendants, El Paso Countys fast track may not always lead to justice

I was arrested walking down the sidewalk, they thought I was someone else but when they ran my name I had a warrant for harassment from a county away I never lived in from a year ago. I only went to this town of Durango Colorado for a Dr appointment a couple times. I had no idea who I harassed or what even was goin on. Worst off it was a Wednesday in another town on a holiday weekend coming. So I wouldn't be able to see a judge until Tuesday of the next week in another town I Dont even know after bein transported. Luckily after $790.00 I was released with a court date.No knowledge of who I "harassed" last year. Apparently like it says its an instant. Warrant if someone says you harassed them with no notification and laplata county seals their records after issuing a warrant so you can't even look up if you have one just by chance. Its a mandatory arrest at least a night in jail. Then the penalty is 6 months and a $50.00 dollar fine. How does that go together?? That's if you Dont take a plea or 12 step program and pay out the butt.

Posted by zoney01 on 09/02/2016 at 5:19 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Brewery-anchored concept to occupy Carter Payne — Public Market back to drawing board

Apparently the city is creating a two year plan for the future of the city. It's time for anyone who cares to express yourself and stress the need for the market and the importance of local and independent venues.

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Posted by Lalahartma on 09/02/2016 at 3:56 PM

Re: “Efforts are underway to improve mental health care in Colorado, but there's a long road ahead

Here’s more on mental health parity: Check the safe harbor for outpatient benefits at --

Posted by JEngdahlJ on 09/02/2016 at 3:23 PM

Re: “Mixed blessings

I just "happened" on this site, but I know something about Andrew and Jamie Wommack personally. I was a volunteer at their ministry in the 1980s and 90s before we had to move away. They are for real christians, compassionate, sincerely dedicated to the Lord. They preach the word of God, I have never known anyone with more knowledge of the scriptures then Andrew Wommack, and he lives the word. Why don`t you read the word and find out?As for their sons, I have grown sons myself and in their teens they rebelled, many a parent finds that with all that is going on in society, your child can go the wrong direction, through no fault of the parents. You cannot blame parents for everything. It may well be Jamie and Andrew knew about some of their sons actions( they did not condone them), I knew some of the things about my boys but no matter what I said or did though, my boys seemed to be determined to continue their direction at the time. Now many years later, my sons are excellent husbands and fathers now as a matter of fact they are grandfathers. I do not blame my sons for every action of my grandchildren, I am an intelligent reasonable thinking person who knows the adult doing the deed is responsible for their own actions. What is the matter with some of you parents, you know better then to blame a parent for everything your child does. Woodland Park is benefiting from that Christian College, just let one of your family members get sick and at deaths door and you`ll be contacting Charis Bible College(If you`re smart) for prayer and they WILL pray. I know how Andrew runs his office. They love to pray and "Faith worketh by LOVE" as is said in scripture. My God, how satan has deceived many people into saying ugly things about people who truly love.

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Posted by Jo Brown on 09/02/2016 at 12:33 PM

Re: “Protect the parks, cover the arts, cut the exhaust, and more

The television hurt my feelings..... Someone needs to be held accountable!!!!! I'm calling the ACLU, they'll understand that the world revolves around me!!!!!

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Posted by obliosupercat on 09/01/2016 at 5:14 PM

Re: “Protect the parks, cover the arts, cut the exhaust, and more

Stacy in Woodland Park - just because you can't smell your own stink doesn't mean the rest of us should have to put up with it. Politically-charged partisan drivel such as Fox News (or from any other political persuasion) should not be a part of our public services, ESPECIALLY in places where we vote, as the OP pointed out. And what is most concerning is that Chuck Broerman the County Clerk and Recorder, the one who has dictated to his employees that only his propaganda can be played on the television sets in the County Recorder's Office, has a record of such abuse (Google "Chuck Broerman Nabbed in Parking Scheme"). We all need to keep an eye on Chuck, as it looks like his priority is to serve his party, and not the general public. OP Kerri, don't hold your breath for your promised phone call from Chuck, because I'll bet that he is a coward when it comes to dealing with people not directly under his thumb. We need to make sure this guy doesn't get another chance in the henhouse, and the best way to do that is through the ballot box.

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Posted by MiguelW on 09/01/2016 at 4:35 PM

Re: “Protect the parks, cover the arts, cut the exhaust, and more

So..... My complaint is not about WHICH political propaganda was being fed to citizens from El Paso County Citizen's Center, it is THAT political propaganda was being fed... If it is "stupid" to expect that our governmental agencies abide by the Constitutional Protections that our country is based upon, call me "stupid"... I prefer "stubborn and unafraid to speak up".... Is it so difficult to understand that a public service agency should not promote ANY political agendas? That our form of government (by Constitutional definition) expressly prohibits such behavior? Would "Staci in Woodland Park" feel the same if it was MSNBC, CNN or Al Jazeera that was playing at the DMV? I would....

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Posted by Kerri Olivier on 09/01/2016 at 1:38 PM

Re: “Protect the parks, cover the arts, cut the exhaust, and more

OMG Kerri Oliver that is the most ridiculous and stupid complaint I have EVER heard. You are not a critical thinker. You cannot handle any opinion that crosses your own little worldview. You cannot even bear the thought that somebody might, just might, not agree with your point of view. Go home, turn on MSNBC and cower in your little safe space. For a group of people that supposedly have "open" minds you are amazingly myopic. Try listening to those that don't agree with you sometime, you just might learn something.

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Posted by Stacy in Woodland Park on 09/01/2016 at 1:22 PM

Re: “Protect the parks, cover the arts, cut the exhaust, and more

Kerri O: A little research on Chuck Broerman the County Clerk and Recorder reveals that his putting politics ahead of democracy and the public good is not a new MO for Chuck. In 2002 he found himself in hot water when he violated parking laws to interfere with a voting place. See this link:

Amazing that this behavior hasn't caught up with Chuck yet - seems like we have elected a fox to guard the hen house. Shame on us Colorado Springs!

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Posted by MiguelW on 09/01/2016 at 12:12 PM

Re: “Wommack's pathway to prominence

Blessings?! If you consider draining all of a communities resources like food banks and clothes closets because charis encourages people to answer gods call at all costs, which leads to people dropping everything and bringing their families to a new place with absolutely no way to support them self. A FACT that the the dean of students brushes off as something they dont encourage and so people like that are not their problem to help support. Or the fact that this giant compound pays no taxes so is a massive strain on emergency services. Or that the town he built in was only 7000 people and 1000 students are starting this fall with hopes for thousands more in the future. Anyone with half a brain can tell you that a community that small can not sustain that type of rapid growth. There isnt housing available to locals let alone thousands more so prices are no linger attaunable to people whonhave been here for generationa. Its crushing this town not blessing it! More like a tick that is going to bleed it dry until there is nothing left

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Posted by noway on 09/01/2016 at 7:29 AM

Re: “Protect the parks, cover the arts, cut the exhaust, and more

"I simply believe that the imbalance of "power" in our community is not an acceptable status quo"

Okay, let's start here: What about the "imbalance" on a national scale, esp. when the POTUS governs by executive fiat beyond the limitations established by the "separation of powers" and with the complicit acceptance and encouragement of the MSM?

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Posted by LibertyForAll on 09/01/2016 at 3:21 AM

Re: “Protect the parks, cover the arts, cut the exhaust, and more

"White P3nis Party" - And with that, any credibility from the Left--however minimal--instantaneously evaporates.

As for these other bloggers: regressives ain't happy unless they're hypocritical and intolerant, so blow them off. They're nasty, miserable people living in a utopia where their thoughts are provided, actions are taken, and bills are paid by others...

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Posted by LibertyForAll on 09/01/2016 at 3:19 AM

Re: “CO House District 18 race is assured

Pete, thanks for the great representation you have given us! It's been a pleasure knowing you have our backs. We have yours in November!

Posted by Paula George on 09/01/2016 at 12:55 AM

Re: “Protect the parks, cover the arts, cut the exhaust, and more

I simply believe that the imbalance of "power" in our community is not an acceptable status quo. Actually, without citizens accepting the responsibility of questioning such practices, our "liberties" will totally vanish. I'm not a fan of being sheep that passively take whatever the elected "powers" wish to dish out. There are certain things that elected officials and their spawn have the authority to control, and others that they do not... Breaking the law by feeding the electorate one-sided propaganda from a poling place is not one of those things that they have the authority to do. These are the laws of the land which are based upon The Constitution and for the protection of ALL, not just the self professed ruling class.

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Posted by Kerri Olivier on 08/31/2016 at 9:09 PM

Re: “Could this be a football season to remember in Colorado?

Thanks for the usual outstanding analysis from you, Ralph!

Posted by FlyAA on 08/31/2016 at 6:25 PM

Re: “Explosives, junk contribute to Vista Grande neighborhood tensions

The article on John Britten was missing some important details I was interested in finding out. How long has Mr. Britten's family been in the Springs, what about the father (i.e. past military), which schools did the family attend (i.e. D11), past employers, who introduced him to drugs in the Springs, etc. In short, was Mr. Britten and his family typical long term residents of the Springs or are they from another community where these issues are also a problem and they came to the Springs on their slide down the ladder (continuous police, courts, and jail cycle)? Please let us know.

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Posted by TFC on 08/31/2016 at 5:22 PM

Re: “Peterson AFB launches commander investigation into religious display

My Lord is coming to earth from glory. I am waiting for that home coming day. Exactly what the Bible is telling us. Having an open BIBLE on the desk at Peterson Air Force base
gave more and more time of reminding that our only God was the only God from the beginning and the end.

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Posted by Aaron Alokoa on 08/31/2016 at 5:07 PM

Re: “Protect the parks, cover the arts, cut the exhaust, and more

Kerri O: I was annoyed by the same when I visited the DMV office last. When I mentioned it to the DMV desk employee she just rolled her eyes and said there was nothing that anyone could do since the order came from the clerk. Thank you for speaking your mind to the DMV, even if the coward never got back to you. Apparently Chuck Broerman is the stereotypical autocrat who gets some kind of self-aggrandizing pleasure in forcing his personal beliefs on his employees and the public. I hadn't heard of this low-life before but I'll be looking for his name in the ballot box in the future.

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Posted by MiguelW on 08/31/2016 at 3:34 PM

Re: “Protect the parks, cover the arts, cut the exhaust, and more

Good on ya, Kerri. I had a similar experience last year. No results. It's good to be the king. So the king of the local White P3nis Party gets to feed us this pablum when we visit. As for these other bloggers: republicans ain't happy unless they ain't happy. Blow them off. They are nasty, miserable people living in a fantasy Johnsonville.

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Posted by longtooth on 08/31/2016 at 2:53 PM

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