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Re: Reader: Mr. Lamborn, this downright cruel and unjust (Columns: Letters)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-12-2017

posted by: rms
I also remember President Obama's visit to our community after the Waldo Canyon Fire and the hypocrisy of our "Tar Baby" Representative Lamborn who never missed a photo op or...
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Re: Reader: Mr. Lamborn, this downright cruel and unjust (Columns: Letters)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-11-2017

posted by: Rocky Smith
Honestly do you think he cares what we think of him? Do you think he cares if he screws the poor, the down trodden or even the working class? I...
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Re: Reader: Mr. Lamborn, this downright cruel and unjust (Columns: Letters)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-11-2017

posted by: Albe Johnson
Well said! It seems to me that I remember a day after Waldo Canyon burned when Barak Obama took the time to come to see the damage and offer help....
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Re: Watchdogs criticize Trump's easing of ban on 'politicking from the pulpit' (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-11-2017

posted by: mbomcar
So much for Separation of Church and State. Does that mean people will be forced to switch Churches if they don't like the political candidate that their minister says they...
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Re: Reader: Mr. Lamborn, this downright cruel and unjust (Columns: Letters)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-11-2017

posted by: sherio
Very well said sir! I second every single word!...
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Re: UPDATE: Tiny House Jamboree to leave Colorado Springs (Culture: Abstractions)
Issue: 05-03-2017
Posted: 05-11-2017

posted by: kctraveler
Not happy about this since we already bought non-refundable air tickets, non-refundable hotel. and took vacation time off. Why they couldn't have gone ahead with this years, and then made...
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Re: Old St. Francis Hospital assessed value soars from $50,000 to $2 million following report (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-11-2017

posted by: curious
How to stop the developers from creating a system (such as the DDA) to benefit themselves and then milking that system? The City Council has the power to say No...
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Re: St. Francis Hospital assigned higher value (News: The Wire)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-11-2017

posted by: curious
Jenkins is the poster child for crony capitalism. Would this developer - the biggest and most successful in COS - be able to make an honest dollar without his political...
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Re: Old St. Francis Hospital assessed value soars from $50,000 to $2 million following report (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-11-2017

posted by: Joel C. Miller
Well, this is exactly the scenario that was probably hoped for by the owner. You see, a first lowball tax bill followed by a subsequently much higher tax bill results...
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Re: St. Francis Hospital assigned higher value (News: The Wire)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-11-2017

posted by: Joel C. Miller
Well, here's why this happened...City Council voted to include the area in the "Downtown Development Area." Tax increases in the DDA or "tax increment" do not go to fix roads...
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Re: Please stand by: KCMJ experiencing technical difficulties (Music: Riffs)
Issue: 05-03-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: Gary Casimir
Correction. I stand corrected that it was 28 shows vs. 43. Apologies....
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Re: Watchdogs criticize Trump's easing of ban on 'politicking from the pulpit' (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: Je Ng
Actually, School Teacher 2014, as long as you're talking about reading things correctly, you may want to go back and first read what Ms. Walker is quoted as saying, and...
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Re: Olympic museum to break ground (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: Silky Johnson
Why Colorado Springs will always be in Denver's shadow: Outdated decision makers that would waste $75M on a turd (i.e. Olympic Museum). The city already wasted half of that total...
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Re: Colorado Springs Police pick up the pace on response times (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: Silky Johnson
Stop letting the developers run rampant. Not only can't the road infrastructure in this town keep up, neither can the CSPD hiring processes (especially since hitting 1 cone during driving...
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Re: Old St. Francis Hospital assessed value soars from $50,000 to $2 million following report (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: Silky Johnson
Really like how they purchased it for 50k, then donated a million to avoid the taxes. If the Independent wouldn't have pointed it out it would have gone unchecked....
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Re: On Trumpcare, activists couldn't sway Rep. Lamborn. But what about Sen. Gardner? (News: Politics)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: OldCrank
I switched my party affiliation to GOP so I could vote in the only primary that matters here, and always voted for a real man and not the sniveling little...
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Re: St. Francis Hospital assigned higher value (News: The Wire)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: OldCrank
To build a new structure of that size would take at least $100M and we only value it at $2M for tax purposes. Just another insider deal and scam. On...
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Re: Please stand by: KCMJ experiencing technical difficulties (Music: Riffs)
Issue: 05-03-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: Gary Casimir
It's interesting to note as of 3/31/2016 KCMJ had 43 locally produced shows. I hosted (1), produced (2), and engineered 5 of those shows. KCMJ has had a myriad of...
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Re: Old St. Francis Hospital assessed value soars from $50,000 to $2 million following report (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: LivesLocally
Deducting the cost of cleanup before a cleanup ever occurs is a scam waiting to happen. If you want to use a clean-up incentive as a means to expedite reclamation...
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Re: Story Coffee barista/roaster Eliza Lovett recovering after roasting accident (Food & Drink: Side Dish)
Issue: 05-03-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: leloupe
It's wonderful the community rallied around this barista, and a great example of what our community can do, thanks to the Independent. But how many poor and/or minority workers in...
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Re: Yellow Face brings social commentary and comedy to the CC stage (Culture: Performing Arts)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: leloupe
I have to wonder, would this resonate with the marginalized communities of Colorado Springs? Colorado College, by median student family income, is the wealthiest private college in the nation with...
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Re: On Trumpcare, activists couldn't sway Rep. Lamborn. But what about Sen. Gardner? (News: Politics)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: leloupe
Lamborn is smug and arrogant and not threatened in the least. Watch the video of his town hall up on the north end of town last month. He doesn't care...
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Re: Old St. Francis Hospital assessed value soars from $50,000 to $2 million following report (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: leloupe
Hmm, sounds a lot like the downtown land exchange between the city and the Jenkins clan, where land values were lowered because of a supposed 'cleanup'. I estimate the city...
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Re: Watchdogs criticize Trump's easing of ban on 'politicking from the pulpit' (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: School Teacher 2014
Deb Walker misstates the 1st Amendment, which does NOT call for the "separation between church and state." I recommend she read the 1st Amendment and quote it properly. Her statement...
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Re: Watchdogs criticize Trump's easing of ban on 'politicking from the pulpit' (News: Local News)
Issue: 05-10-2017
Posted: 05-10-2017

posted by: frank1946
Spiritual Law is important in the History of Civilization....................some Politicians find it annoying and a hindrance to Governments.......................Trump did the what is necessary, remove legal assertions from Officials that Religious...
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