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Re: “6 bonus quotes from Mormon punk band Tartar Control

“What Sean said about Robot coming with us to Heaven, that’s not true. He can’t come.”

Neither can those who worship a counterfeit Jesus and follow a different gospel.

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Posted by David Tiffany on 07/21/2016 at 3:36 PM

Re: “Hemp building material could help survive and prevent destruction

Smart innovative people - why are so many north of El Paso County?

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Posted by Staci6 on 07/21/2016 at 12:17 PM

Re: “Police State

Probate court """"professionals"""" are fooling the magistrate(s) and robbing seniors blind:

Posted by Denise Rodgers Vosburgh on 07/21/2016 at 9:09 AM

Re: “Noam Chomsky endorses ColoradoCare

It is great that Noam Chomsky has taken up the cause of ColoradoCare. He has spoken on many issues with supreme and impeccable logic as he has here. He is unimpressed by hyperbolic vitriole, exaggerations and outright misinformation that is the modus operandi of the Koch & insurance company funded "think tanks". Most of what they present are fraudulent arguments based on the hysterical sentiments of conservative talk show hosts, more concerned about ratings than fact.
PLEASE check their website at and be your own judge. See if Noam's appraisal is in fact serious, logical and sound. If you do, vote YES on Amendment 69!

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Posted by Don Martin on 07/20/2016 at 10:03 PM

Re: “The band that got away

As a teen from upstate NY in the early 70's I found an 8 track tape of their original recording and bought it out of curiosity. Been a diehard fan ever since. Saw them play whenever possible. I was never disappointed!

To this day Tasty is a fixture in my car's CD player.

Rat on.....

Posted by upstatenyer on 07/20/2016 at 9:59 PM

Re: “Hemp building material could help survive and prevent destruction

We would be thrilled to have your readers at our next workshop. Here is the sign up page.

Posted by John Patterson on 07/20/2016 at 6:45 PM

Re: “Rage against the TPP

TPP & other Global Corporate Treaties/’Arrangements’

Protecting the ‘harmless’ citizens of US from Corporate ‘America’ using ‘trade’ arrangements to Sue the ‘harmless’ Americans by way stocks in Corporations of TPP, TTIP Global Corporate Associates’ is NOT ‘protectionist’. Will Trump Triumph & get the appreciation of the voters?

Is Clinton betting on TPP kick-back by way NON-RETURNING CONGRESSMEN.
NON-RETURNING CONGRESSMEN using LOBBYISTS to SECURE POST POLITICAL JOBS Have to PASS TPP, TTIP, et al with IMPUNITY, &/or, for Future ‘Considerations’? Constituents to Pay for LOBBYIST’s Treaties/’Arrangements’, or, What are Various Ways Voters can Prevail upon the Secret Relationship between the Execs. of Political Parties & Lobbyists and ‘Your’ Congressmen?

TPP, TTIP, et al; If the 'Agreements' are anything other than a schedule of reducing tariffs then it’s not about ‘Free’ Trade but ‘Enslaving’ Trade; Shifting Corporate Liabilities on to the ‘harmless’ citizens?

Not all Trade Deals are Good, or, Bad; but what are the Elements of a 'Very GOOD' Trade Deal.

TPP, CETA, TTIP, et al, Just in Time to protect Monsanto’s carcinogenic ‘Round Up’ Herbicide & other Toxic products & Foods; the Future of ‘Legal’ Poisoning of harmless Customers starts NOW. Taxes Increased as Gov’ts pass Lawsuit Costs to harmless citizens? Further Cuts to Gov’t. Services.

TPP & the other Global Corporate treaties/'arrangements': Global AGRI-CORPORATIONs/Lobbyists SWEAR that some farmers may benefit.

Do the other signatories of the global corporate treaties/’arrangements’ understand how corporate Canada is superseding gains by Native Canadians by continuing to avoid its liabilities via its information deprivation (eg. The W.A.D. Accord & The MERKEL {Chancellor of Germany} Letter) & trying to pass its liabilities on to its global corporate associates, their citizens and the citizens of Canada?

The ‘EMPIRE’* STRIKES BACK against Huge Indirect Taxes to pay for Secret Liabilities & Hidden Costs via Tribunal’s (‘Death-Star-Chamber) Punitive Penalties?
*the ‘harmless’ citizens of the Anti-Global Corporate Economy
Stockholders sue their neighbors & in-laws via their TPP, TTIP, CETA, et al, Global Corporate associates.

TPP & Japan, et al; ‘The Submission’ to The Supreme Court of Canada paves the way for Expanding & Improving the basis of the Yamada led ‘Sword & Shield’ Counter-attack Suit against the Japanese gov’t., Corporates America & Canada, or, their ‘harmless’ citizens, et al. TPP & other Global Corporate Treaties/’Arrangements’ signatory Gov’ts. in Conflict of Interest.

TPP & other Global Corporate Treaties/’Arrangements’ PREVENTING MULTI-BILLIONS of DOLLARS of LAWSUITS to be paid by the ‘harmless’ Voters/Taxpayers.
OPPOSITION to TPP, TTIP, CETA, et al, REDUCES FEAR; "the (EU) Commission’s fear is a multi-million euro lawsuit from industry”*

Why haven’t the Citizens of the Global Corporate economy been given enough info to balance the potential for Employment versus the amounts they will Certainty have to Pay for the Secret Liabilities & Hidden Costs of ‘Trade’ Tribunals’ Punitive Penalties (Indirect Tax), etc.?
FULL article, ‘The ‘EMPIRE’* STRIKES BACK…’, see;
*** PLEASE CONSIDER SHARING the enclosed information & questions with 10 friends who will share it with 10 others...

Posted by David Smith on 07/20/2016 at 3:35 PM

Re: “Noam Chomsky endorses ColoradoCare

Is our health care system good?

There may be a better way, find out how Amendment 69 affects you,

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Posted by Roger Ratcliff on 07/20/2016 at 12:54 PM

Re: “Hemp building material could help survive and prevent destruction


Great article. Thank you for your support of the hemp movement.
We have another hemp building workshop coming up August 27 and 28th near Boulder.
John Patterson- Director of Education- Hemp Solutions USA

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Posted by John Patterson on 07/20/2016 at 11:51 AM

Re: “Stop the damage, and free ride, from grazing of public lands

I commend Rep. Grijalva - at least he makes an attempt to DO something about this matter! But when is the public actually going to realize how corrupt the relationship between the BLM & these livestock producers is? The proof is there in this report and in many others. Its in the attitude of the lobbyists who push for more, more more! WWP has done so much to bring this to people's attention, but when are taxpayers going to wake up & see exactly how much WE are paying to allow these livestock CORPORATIONS to continue draining our public lands in order to feed their greed and profits? In the meantime, our wild horses & burros, the wolves, the bears, the mountain lions - all predators are being destroyed in order for these corporations to get every last dollar out of our public lands - OUR public lands!

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Posted by chico rey on 07/20/2016 at 8:55 AM

Re: “Berian's saga takes him to Rio for the Olympics

Thank you for that nice article on my son Boris.
Silvia Deen

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Posted by Silvia Deen on 07/20/2016 at 8:40 AM

Re: “Iron Springs Chateau

The Iron Springs Chateau was bought by new owners in 2013 and they have done a wonderful job rejuvenating the dinner theater. The menu has had a complete makeover. The website is and they have a very responsive Facebook page also.

Posted by Brian Ratterree on 07/19/2016 at 9:38 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Recount of District 4 race completed. Results unchanged.

This move shows the true character of a man unable to display class and dignity in defeat. He deserves to lose.

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Posted by Owen on 07/19/2016 at 9:23 PM

Re: “Local farmers market doubles food stamps — how do they do it and why is it rare?

Farmers markets have long been geared toward white people with money (Whole Foods shoppers, Prius drivers, mate drinkers, yoga mat toters, etc.)

Are you kidding me? Nat, your bias and stereotypes are showing. This isn't a news article, it's an opinion piece. There's a huge difference in case you hadn't noticed. Shame on you.

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Posted by Thinkitthrough on 07/19/2016 at 6:50 PM

Re: “Glenn to address RNC, and more on that criminal charge

no wonder he never says anything in the city council or county commissioner meetings, he is not much of a speaker... Barack Obama he is not!!

all the repubicans have are talking points with nothing behind them. he can spew the talking points with the best of the other repubican spewers

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Posted by happyfew on 07/19/2016 at 8:13 AM

Re: “Sallie Clark to address national groups in Cleveland

is she going to go into detail how to con the voters into extra terms... what an unethical repubican.

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Posted by happyfew on 07/19/2016 at 8:08 AM

Re: “Glenn to address RNC, and more on that criminal charge

Why is the Indy snooping around for more details about a misdemeanor committed by Glenn when he was 18? Why does the Indy care? Slinging mud is unbecoming to an investigative reporter. Focus your attention on what matters to the electorate - and that is on what Glenn intends to accomplish as a U.S. senator on behalf of the people he represents.

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Posted by curious on 07/18/2016 at 4:13 PM

Re: “Glenn to address RNC, and more on that criminal charge

He's not even elected yet to the Senate (and won't be) but he's listed to speak on day one of the GOP convention. In other words the GOP is desperate for a token black person to be their useful idiot so they can bamboozle people into thinking the party is welcoming to blacks. It isn't.

I wonder if Trump will repeat what he said at a rally six weeks ago: "Oh, look at my African-American over here. Look at him," Trump said. "Are you the greatest?"

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Posted by OldCrank on 07/18/2016 at 4:09 PM

Re: “Glenn to address RNC, and more on that criminal charge

How ridiculous. The charge was dismissed. Leave it to the Independent to dig up trash and call it news.

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Posted by Michael on 07/18/2016 at 4:04 PM

Re: “Sallie Clark to address national groups in Cleveland

REALLY GOP- YOU’RE LGBT FRIENDLY??? A GOP Governor’s Unbelievable Defense Of Her Party’s Anti-LGBT Platform

On CNN Monday morning, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R), co-chair of the Republicans’ platform committee, explained that their priority with those planks was to “make American great” and to “stand for the human rights of all people, not just one segment, one class, one race, one preference, but for all people in the United States.” Besides, she said, there were gay people on the committee, insisting, “We’re an inclusive party; we’re a big tent.”
(Technically, there was gay person on the committee. Out of the 112 members, Rachel Hoff was the first openly gay Republican to ever serve on the platform committee.)…

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Posted by guruD on 07/18/2016 at 3:48 PM

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