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Re: “GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and more

I would not read too much into the latest election. The voter turnout was the worst since 1942. Some of the very same states that voted Republican also voted to raise their minimum wage.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 11/21/2014 at 7:43 PM

Re: “GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and more

President Obama is not the worst president of the modern era. That distinction belongs to George Bush junior. Given the breadth and depth of the irrational opposition to his every word and action, I am sure history will find that President Obama has been remarkably astute and effective. Bush junior, on the other hand, took the wealth and good will banked by Clinton and squandered them--rather, allowed Dick "deficits don't matter" Cheney to squander them.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 11/21/2014 at 7:33 PM

Re: “GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and more

Only Carolyn would think a serious spanking is a win.

And I agree with Dave H, she is one of the most hate filled people I have run across here or at the Gazette.

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Posted by Odin on 11/21/2014 at 1:14 PM

Re: “GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and more

"We won! Big Victory lap for the lefties!"

Really, Carolyn?

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2014/11/…

The GOP gained House seats, won control of the Senate, and you're still stuck with Hick, Charlie Rangel, Reid, Pelosi, Biden and the "worst" contemporary POTUS ever.

If that equals success, I'm interested in your definition of failure...

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Posted by Jeff Faltz on 11/21/2014 at 10:14 AM

Re: “Prominent local activist retires, and governor budgets $30.5 million marijuana refund

@happyfew
Anyone with half a brain knows that all roads (state and federal) are **user-funded**. That means if you don't drive, you don't pay fuel taxes or excise taxes on oil products to maintain the roads.

Nice try, though.

Posted by Big_Mack1 on 11/20/2014 at 10:48 PM

Re: “GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and more

I am stewing about nothing, my dear. Having watched your letters and posts here and at the Gazette for quite a long time now, it is quite clear you hate republicans, the devoutly religious, and conservatives, just to name a few. Your letters nearly drip with your hatred and intolerance. Oh, and the NRA actually did quite well on the whole.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/20/2014 at 7:51 PM

Re: “GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and more

uhh...who do you think I might hate Dave H? You sound as though you are stewing...I am relatively sure the NRA was defeated in this election. And I am doing the happy dance! We won! Big Victory lap for the lefties! And the Republicans still own Klingenschmitt! hahahaha!

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Posted by carolyncathey on 11/20/2014 at 3:37 PM

Re: “GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and more

"The NRA has to figure out why we took back the two seats they hijacked in the recall. "

The NRA did not hijack anything. In fact the NRA had very little to do with the recalls and really wanted nothing to do with them. The NRA only got involved when they realized the recalls stood a very good chance of succeeding. The NRA's history is filled with maneuvers like that.

Regardless, the Dems lost control of the state Senate. And you lost because by and large you fibbed and got caught, went very negative, and harped on one issue. Hell, you would have lost the Governorship if Beauprez had even half the campaign presence Hickenlooper did and as it was it was very close. So, call 1-800-WHAA and ask for some cheese to go with your whine as you stew in your own hatred.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/19/2014 at 4:35 PM

Re: “Prominent local activist retires, and governor budgets $30.5 million marijuana refund

THANK YOU! Audrey Hatfield´╗┐ for all of your selfless work on helping those in need. No one has provided more direct help to sick people in this state. Time to focus on your health. We love YOU!

Oh and look, now we can laugh as the state returns 30 million over-collected in pot taxes while the schools get 1 million of the 40 million the 64 SCAMpaign promised voters.....

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Posted by Article 18 section 14 on 11/19/2014 at 12:39 PM

Re: “GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and more

Lamborn is the last person I'd ever accuse of being courageous, he simply hates our freely twice-elected president. Our congressional rep is a bad actor, like the time he used the racist term "tar baby" regarding Obama, did not attend a SOTU speech and many more times. I respect Ralph Palmer for his service, but not Lamborn.

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Posted by OldCrank on 11/19/2014 at 11:47 AM

Re: “John Muir shoots video

I don't understand...did the author miss where they clarified that permits are for commercial filming only, like movie production, and do not apply to journalists? What an important non-issue you've sensationalized here. Really making a strong case for the worth and integrity of your work.

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Posted by Ryan Brosmer on 11/19/2014 at 11:36 AM

Re: “The decorum of leaders

It would be nice to have some real leaders but sadly we live in the clown car era of politics where anger and bile are the hallmarks and our choices are too often limited to small minded amateurs given to narcissism, grandstanding and groveling for money from the wealthy.

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Posted by OldCrank on 11/19/2014 at 11:34 AM

Re: “GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and more

Carolyns letter is hilarious!!!!!!! That's right, those grapes were probably sour anyway. LOL!

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Posted by Stacy in Woodland Park on 11/19/2014 at 11:31 AM

Re: “Prominent local activist retires, and governor budgets $30.5 million marijuana refund

Bottom line ~~Thank You Audrey! & Just take care of you!!

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Posted by Deborah Ledbetter on 11/19/2014 at 9:55 AM

Re: “GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and more

Using the term courageous and Lameborn in the same sentence is similar to the other oxymoron, "Military Intelligence". If your (not mine) dear congressman is so courageous, why is it that he's too afraid to debate his opponent? Doesn't like the "uncivil tone", meaning facts about his piss poor attendance record and lack of accessibility might be brought to the public eye? http://www.coloradoindependent.com/149194/…

Also, to straighten the facts, Lameborn urged the generals to resign, not "tell the American people the facts". http://www.coloradoindependent.com/149497/…
Of course, facts get in the way of any argument when they aren't to our liking.

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Posted by gregR on 11/19/2014 at 9:03 AM

Re: “To Moscow, with care

Tragic. It is amazing how many "God fearing people" shun those less fortunate and those in real need. Colorado Springs is one of the meanest places I have ever known...And I grew up in Washington, DC.

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Posted by Daria Welch Wilber on 11/17/2014 at 5:34 PM

Re: “Prominent local activist retires, and governor budgets $30.5 million marijuana refund

Nice of them to give me back .000001% of MY money that they FORCIBLY take from ME.

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Posted by TheStupidPatrol on 11/15/2014 at 2:10 PM

Re: “Prominent local activist retires, and governor budgets $30.5 million marijuana refund

Well considering a large contingent of El Paso County tea bag republicans have opposed recreational marijuana and have managed to ban it everywhere except Manitou Springs - a decision they are still trying to overturn in the name of the "children" and keeping our Federal welfare programs - oh, excuse me I mean military installations. It seems it would be more than a bit foolish to turn around and give these individuals a refund. Good grief people are we as a State insane or just stupid? Doug Bruce must be grinning from ear to ear.

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Posted by rms on 11/14/2014 at 1:33 PM

Re: “Prominent local activist retires, and governor budgets $30.5 million marijuana refund

freaking teabaggers want the $2 refund, don't let the government fix the roads or better protect you family or home... freaking teabaggers are so greedy... enjoy your $2...fools.

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Posted by happyfew on 11/14/2014 at 9:27 AM

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