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Re: “Police State

Oh. Guess what happens to an injured man at Memorial Hospital emergency room if said man speaks the truth and says cops did it. Within minutes said injured man who can barely walk is escorted off of hospital property by two obese/stupid beyond repair "security guards". Even before a doctor has seen the results of Xrays and CATscans! Under oathe i speak the truth concerning these matters.

Heil Hitler! Gimme a bier, bitte.

Posted by Emil G. Roper on 06/27/2016 at 7:21 PM

Re: “Police State

They are following orders same as the Waffen SS were. Of course, following orders is no official excuse for war crimes anymore than they are for cops beating people up rather than arresting them.
But, yeah. Ever since Phil Long died and the Jay Cimino types took over our beloved city, if you aren't a crooked car dealer, judge, lawyer, minister, etc., your days are numbered. Only those who look the other way or are too frightened out of their minds to actually come forward are allowed to stick around. Might as well get out of Dodge if you are honest. Ain't that right, officer Petzo. Hope i never see you, Petzo, without you hiding behind your badge with backup moments away. Ruptured spleen, throat punch, mean looking sunglasses worn even at night mashed into your big thick head await you otherwise. Freaking NAZI.

Posted by Emil G. Roper on 06/27/2016 at 7:12 PM

Re: “10-year-old is seizure-free after one year of cannabis oil

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Posted by mary11 on 06/27/2016 at 5:46 PM

Re: “Waldo, Black Forest Fire investigations lurch to a standstill years later

"Lurch" to a standstill? Lurch means "to move in lurches." A lurch is "an act or instance of swaying abruptly". "a sudden tip or roll to one side as of a ship or a staggering person". "a swaying or staggering motion or gait".

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Posted by VocabMan on 06/24/2016 at 4:17 PM

Re: “Waldo, Black Forest Fire investigations lurch to a standstill years later

It's too bad that the next time this happens nothing different will result.

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Posted by UCanSeeClearlyNow on 06/24/2016 at 8:03 AM

Re: “10-year-old is seizure-free after one year of cannabis oil

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Posted by Loveth Lisa7 on 06/24/2016 at 6:28 AM

Re: “Centennial Boulevard project would link Fillmore and Fontanero west of I-25

The area is full of deer. On a hike last night on the Mesa Trail, I counted around 20 that were right out in the open. It's true, the private land owned by the Garden of the Gods club is getting trashed by dumping, high school kids making out, off-road vehicle drivers, and random campers. I ran into some people from New Mexico who have been camped out there for a week already. That aside, it's time we citizens start organizing to get the land west of the Centennial extension purchased by TOPS funds. Clean up the trash and re-vegetate the dirt tracks, and we have a fantastic addition to the city's open spaces. These are gorgeous scrub oak foothills (lush for Colorado), with high grass, a perennial creek, deep ravines and rolling hills, majestic cottonwoods, a riparian area full of hardwood trees, and excellent deer habitat. It has multiple access points, but it will need a real caretaker. The current land owners are just sitting on these properties (and hoping to develop them!) If successfully acquired, the open space could be larger than Sondermann park with even better trails. TOSC, let's get on this and make it happen!

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Posted by leloupe on 06/24/2016 at 12:25 AM

Re: “Centennial Boulevard project would link Fillmore and Fontanero west of I-25

I'm not sure how much wildlife there is given the hundreds of 4 wheel drive vehicles out there tearing up the native vegetation and creating erosion and all of the illegal dumpers filling the erosion with garbage and old refrigerators. having the road in and the area somewhat developed might give the open space areas a chance to recover and we might get some wildlife to move back in. I think some responsible development of the area would be the best thing for it... before all of it's hillsides and habitat are washed down to Pueblo.

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Posted by Mike Woelke on 06/23/2016 at 8:15 PM

Re: “Should you vote for ColoradoCare?

The big issue is that a single state simply will not be able to do this. What type of coverage, if any, will people have out of the state? Are you hoping never to get sick or injured while traveling? Would you need to purchase additional insurance on top of your taxes? Why would the wealthy stay in a state that will basically have Medicaid coverage when they can move and get quality coverage? What about high-paying jobs that need quality benefits to attract the top talent? These are employees that want coverage that will allow them to go to top Specialists, such as the Mayo Clinic if they get diagnosed with a devastating illness. What about the top Specialists in the State that simply won't be able to accept the Medicare reimbursement rates? What about the thousands of people that pay no taxes but will flock here to get free healthcare? What happens when we see that 10% is not enough and a major tax increase is needed (which it will, there is nowhere that does this with just 10% tax)? What if the voters reject the increase? What services will be cut and/or rationed?

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Posted by RealityMan on 06/23/2016 at 2:29 PM

Re: “Manitou Springs School District launches an in-house culinary program

This is such a great thing. Thank you Victor Matthews. And Matthew Schneiper, you're a gifted writer. Sharing/Tweeting!!

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Posted by Sean Alden Fitzgerald on 06/23/2016 at 9:38 AM

Re: “Manitou Springs School District launches an in-house culinary program

As long ago MSHS student, I find it ironic that the cooking portions of the old home economics courses are being revived as culinary arts. So many of our "old-time" great programs in schools have been cut to satisfy the standards movement in education (art, music, shop courses, mechanics courses, cooking, sewing, etc.) that today's students have great deficits in these areas of life long learning. While some kids pursued the community college opportunities offered at high schools, too many others were left to languish in the educational academic "everyone should go to college" land for the last three decades. It's great to see my alma mater getting back into the game and seeing it redevelop/reimagine some of the courses that were lost. BTW, I was part of a freshman boy group in the mid 70's who all thought it would be fun to take home ec. Many of the things discussed in the article were a part of that class, and I for one have always been grateful for the lessons in cooking, sewing, nutrition, etc. I still have tucked away in a box somewhere the shirt I made and every holiday I become the master of all things that require yeast. Mmmmmmmm!

Finally, may I suggest that MSHS not limit the courses to seniors - an earlier start in an elective like this can make a world of difference for a student.

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Posted by Brian Ridpath on 06/23/2016 at 8:21 AM

Re: “Though Bernie's campaign looks busted, local delegates are still with him

Hillary 2016, lets go! Time for Sanders supporters to get behind the Democratic nominee and stop the real enemy, Trump. Sanders ran a good race, but he lost. Any person who cannot see the benefits of Hillary Clinton for president over Trump is probably a Republican racist, just like he is......

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Posted by prairie chix on 06/21/2016 at 4:44 PM

Re: “Manitou has recovered, maybe a little too much

The roads do need fixing, but it's not going to happen during tourist season, unless it starts interfering with business. If these people are moving to Manitou due to the fact that cannabis is legal, just to break the law in another way, then they should have stayed where they were because they're still breaking the law. We need more industry in both the springs and Manitou and fortunately or unfortunately the Cannabis industry is the only game in town. If we want to get these people off the streets the best way to do that is to make it so that they can always find a job with reasonable pay. People that are busy are less likely to get into trouble fact of life.

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Posted by TiredColoradoan on 06/21/2016 at 4:38 PM

Re: “Manitou has recovered, maybe a little too much

Restaurants in fixing but it's not going to happen during tourist season. If these people are moving to Manitou due to the fact that it is legal, just to break the law in another way then they should have stayed where they were because they're still breaking the law. We need more industry in both the springs and Manitou and fortunately or unfortunately the Cannabis industry is the only game in town. If we want to get these people off the streets the best way to do that is to make it so that they can always find a job with reasonable pay. People that are busy are less likely to get into trouble fact of life.

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Posted by TiredColoradoan on 06/21/2016 at 4:21 PM

Re: “Mixed blessings

Last Thursday my father died of a massive heart attack. He died due to the teachings of this Christian cult. Wommack ministries is a fraud teaching new age/occult dogma under a Christian umbrella . He bilked my dad out of thousands of dollars on his fraud told him the only thing that he needed to do was pray. Need money?...pray Bad health?...pray everything is pray. He has taken a new age concept THE SECRET and labeled it Christian . My dad had a bit of high blood pressure family had tried to get him to go to the doctor a homeopathic doctor someone anyone because high blood pressure is an easy fix but because Wommack insists that if you are truly faithful God will heal without modern medicine. So now as it stands all of you that take money from this snakeoil for the soul you are taking blood money you help this fraud continue his con and expose your families to it. My dad was 65 he still had a decent life ahead of him. Now because of this Christian cult I have been robbed of my loved one I never again get to hug my dad and tell him I love him my children will miss out on their grandfather. My family has been forever changed . Andrew Wommack helped to kill my father Wommack is a dangerous cult leader only worried about $$$$. Shame on any of you that support this devil!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted by Wommack killed my dad on 06/21/2016 at 2:13 PM

Re: “This is livin'

Useful discussion . I was fascinated by the analysis - Does anyone know if my assistant might get a fillable OH ODT IT 3 form to fill out ?

Posted by Elli Fabs on 06/20/2016 at 9:58 PM

Re: “Millennial firebrand Calandra Vargas wants to kick Lamborn to the curb

I reached out to Ms. Vargas' campaign website in an attempt to get clarification on a few inconsistencies on positions I noticed on her website. After two messages and several weeks with no reply I reached out to her via her Facebook page. After pointing out these inconsistencies her reply to me was very defensive and borderline verbally abusive. She accused me of being "closed minded" and being a "woman hater". I then replied to this message letting her know I was a proud Democrat. Therefore by definition I am open minded. So open minded in fact that I was reaching out to her campaign despite her being on the other side. However her response to this was to have one of her cronies attack me (with atrocious spelling and grammar mind you) then block me from her page. Regrettably this proves to me she is no different than any other racist, bigoted and just plain evil Republican. She is shutting down civil discourse on her campaign's Facebook page. What does that tell you about the kind of representative she'd be?

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Posted by Joshua Paez on 06/20/2016 at 5:51 PM

Re: “Though Bernie's campaign looks busted, local delegates are still with him

We will never ever vote for Hillary or Trump. Trump is insane and Hillary is exactly the same as a 1980's republican. I didn't vote for her in 2008, and I won't vote for her now. A vote for Clinton is a vote for a republican. I just can't hold my nose and pull the lever for this woman. Trump...there are no words to describe the insanity that this man represents. Trump and Clinton(s) have been friends for over 30 years. Don't let her false denials sway you...oh yes, they are friends indeed.

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Posted by AccountantInAurora on 06/19/2016 at 11:14 AM

Re: “10-year-old is seizure-free after one year of cannabis oil

My name is Kelly, I’m 66 years old, and I would like to share my amazing story with you.

On January 18, 2000, after a severe headache prompted a CAT scan, a 3cm tumor was discovered in the left frontal lobe of my brain. I was 38 years old. My two daughters were ages 15 and 12. Immediate brain surgery was recommended by my surgeon.
However, after further discussion, due to slow growth and no adjacent edema, he felt it would not be negligent to postpone surgery and monitor the tumor every 3 months with an MRI. The tumor remained stable for a little over three years then suddenly grew 25%.

On September 4, 2003, on my husband’s birthday, I had surgery at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles. I spent the next day, our 19th wedding anniversary in ICU. The pathology report came back an Oligodendroglioma grade 2. The surgery was an apparent success and neither radiation nor chemotherapy were recommended. However, since it’s unlikely every cancer cell can be detected and removed, and the nature of gliomas are to grow back over time, it was necessary to continue MRI monitoring every 3 months. Living from MRI to MRI had become our “normal”.

All MRI reports remained stable until November 2013 when my quarterly MRI came back showing regrowth of the tumor. My brain surgeon in Los Angeles recommended 4-6 months of chemotherapy, and if that didn't work, another brain surgery to go in and
clean up the regrowth would be considered. He also gave me anti-seizure medication for auras that had started to manifest as
strong unexplainable odors. My doctor described this experience as an olfactory seizure. While researching Charlotte’s Web
cannabis oil as an alternative to the prescribed seizure medicine I also found out that cannabis oil was also showing promise as a cancer treatment and could be an alternative to chemotherapy.

When Jillian came home for Christmas she and my husband, decided it was time for me to make a decision to do something. I wasn't ready to decide anything just yet. I wanted to have Christmas with my family. The day after Christmas I made up my mind to drive out to California to investigate cannabis oil as a treatment. We read articles about successful brain tumor results in Spain and Amsterdam and gathered information wherever we could. We decided to give the cannabis oil a try, especially after we read a paper on a study about the chemotherapy my doctor had recommended. That study suggested patients
with tumors like mine appeared to get better at first with the chemo but then the left over tumor cells would mutate and turn aggressive over time.

After many conversations with my husband we decided to order 90-day cannabis treatment and MM Card was issue. the card was for cancer treatment amazingly, the cannabis oil has helped me with my fibromyalgia pain, joint pain, and chronic headaches. I had this pain for many years and it was getting worse. I literally have no pain now. My blood pressure had been creeping up over the years and was consistently pre-hypertensive, now it’s consistently on the low side of normal. I have not taken any other medication except the cannabis oil, supplements, and good clean healthy food over the last 8 months.

In August, eight months after beginning the cannabis treatment, my MRI was reviewed by a leading Radiologist, my Neuro Oncologist, and my world renowned Brain Surgeon, and it was concluded that all that was remaining of the tumor regrowth was scar tissue. I will have another MRI in December. Because these tumors are chronic and tend to grow back, I will always be living MRI to MRI, but the key word here is that I am living …and in great health with a great immune system.

By eating healthy food and walking every day we both lost a needed 35 lbs. I never experienced the dreaded “munchies” that some get on this medicine.Smoking marijuana is reported to have an appetite stimulating effect. When I built up a tolerance to the THC, even though I was ingesting large amounts, I did not get an intense “high” like what would happen if a person were smoking it. For me, it produced a deep sense of well being.

Since concentrated cannabis oil with a high THC content is necessary to kill tumor cells it concerns me that the main talk in several states is to legalize CBD oil only. That is great news for seizures patients but denies treatment options for cancer
patients, plus THC has so many other health benefits that shouldn’t be ignored.

The evidence is rapidly stacking up on the healing properties of the Marijuana plant. I’m excited for the future of Medical Marijuana and I feel a strong responsibility to spread this information. I hear so many misconceptions about this amazing
medicinal plant that I feel i need to tell my story to anyone who is interested and my prayer is that it will be received with an open mind and a compassionate heart. you can contact Phoenix Tears via email: or reach the team on Facebook page

Many Blessings to All

Posted by Kelly Smith on 06/18/2016 at 3:04 AM

Re: “Though Bernie's campaign looks busted, local delegates are still with him

I believe Bernie is a man who has the heart and consciousness of a woman. Hillary has lived in the shadow of man power for so long it is difficult for her to understand the perspectives Bernie represents and is so passionate about: The poor woman and man begging on the street, the senior citizen on Social Security who must continue working until they die, the single mom working two and three jobs to barely get by, the person who uses the Emergency Room as their doctor because in 2016 they still are without insurance. Bernie has emerged from the ashes as a Phoenix. He holds the promise of a transformed Nation! One where each individual matters. One where there is no 'class' difference. One where we are all truly equal!

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Posted by Gail Black on 06/17/2016 at 10:47 AM

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