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Re: “The search goes on for answers to inequality in Colorado's schools

So when is the Independent going to run an article from those who did not think Amendment 66 was a good idea?

Outspent 10-1 they were still able to make their point to the voters - yet they get no voice here?

Shameful.

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Posted by UCanSeeClearlyNow on 12/07/2013 at 6:09 PM

Re: “The search goes on for answers to inequality in Colorado's schools

Let's back up for a moment, TejonTech. The subject is how to improve public schools.

You wrote, "...educate parents how to parent, how to offer a stable and healthy family system." Your proposed solution would entail hiring more teachers, social workers, and administrators; raising taxes to fund the effort; worst of all, empowering the government to define for private citizens what makes for a "stable and healthy family system." Perhaps the most absurd aspect of your solution is that it will take parents who often must work two jobs to make ends meet away from their children so they can be lectured on how they ought to spend more time with their children.

I wrote that raising the minimum wage would be a much simpler solution to the problem of giving parents more quality time to spend with their children, but you object that some shadowy person, or force, or entity whom you never identify "never intended" for minimum wage jobs to support families.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 12/06/2013 at 7:14 PM

Re: “The search goes on for answers to inequality in Colorado's schools

Mr K...those jobs that pay minimum wage were never intended to be jobs that would support a family...that is why good parents and teachers tell you to get an education so you will have skills for which companies are willing to pay top dollar. If you have a minimum wage job it is probably because you diffed off instead of doing homework, did drugs instead of reading good books...and now want everyone to cover the cost of your misbehavior...sorry, survival of the fitness has kicked in...

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Posted by TejonTech on 12/05/2013 at 11:05 PM

Re: “The search goes on for answers to inequality in Colorado's schools

Raising the minimum wage would be a much more practical solution for working families struggling with poverty.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 12/05/2013 at 5:45 PM

Re: “The search goes on for answers to inequality in Colorado's schools

The only thing that will fix our schools is to transfer the high salaries from administration to teachers...

Then to close our borders so we are teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic instead of English.

Then to educate parents how to parent, how to offer a stable and healthy family system...and require they get an education themselves instead of complaining that they can't raise their families on the wage they make as unskilled and uneducated people.

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Posted by TejonTech on 12/05/2013 at 2:44 PM

Re: “The search goes on for answers to inequality in Colorado's schools

These figures are skewed. China only released test scores for students living in Shanghai. Their numbers do not reflect the entire country.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 12/05/2013 at 10:14 AM

Re: “The search goes on for answers to inequality in Colorado's schools

China #1 & USA ranked greater than 25th in the world in Educational test given to 15 year olds. I think we can do much better than this if we want to compete in the global market in jobs and such.

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/12/03…

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Posted by gurudori on 12/04/2013 at 1:24 PM

Re: “Check out these colleges, universities, trade schools and continuing education opportunities

No Colorado school of trades? I'd like to seem them on this list, next year! www.schooloftrades.edu

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Posted by Kathy-Lane on 12/04/2013 at 8:53 AM

Re: “Charlie Milo - Indy Music Awards 2013

Congrats!

Posted by Micah Will on 11/04/2013 at 12:21 PM

Re: “CBDs: There's more to weed than THC

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Posted by Sandra Able on 10/24/2013 at 12:57 AM

Re: “ReLeaf: Fall 2013

WTF are you talking about?!

Posted by RAD on 10/16/2013 at 5:06 PM

Re: “Mining Exchange owner envisions a 'High-altitude Austin'

"This whole city could really become sort of a high-altitude Austin," ??? Or to be more precise it should say "There is no way in hell that this town could be anything like Austin, not in a million years. Ft.Lupton maybe, if it tried really really hard, maybe.

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Posted by Robert Wyman on 10/15/2013 at 4:28 AM

Re: “Grow your own cannabis in Colorado Springs

Do it yourself hydroponics is becoming such a huge thing!

At home growing is really interesting to me and all the equipment is very costly. I have found a website that I think has good prices and good supplies, roguehydro.com

Do you have any other suggestions of where to get hydro supplies?

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Posted by Veronica Rodriguez Billini on 10/03/2013 at 2:36 PM

Re: “Is marijuana smoking really smoking when it's vaporizer steam?

I actually saw a very good article about this as well on http://vapedrone.com

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Posted by shah.paracha on 10/03/2013 at 1:16 AM

Re: “Is marijuana smoking really smoking when it's vaporizer steam?

I have been reading a lot of electronic cigarette reviews. A lot of people do use vaporizers to smoke hash oils and marijuana. To be honest, it doesn't matter to me as long as they keep it to themselves, no order comes out or anything.

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Posted by shah.paracha on 10/03/2013 at 1:15 AM

Re: “Grow your own cannabis in Colorado Springs

Thanks for everyone who came! Thanks to SudioA64 for helping Promote the event, and a special thanks to Doe for promotion! I really enjoyed it and hope to see you all at the next one!

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Posted by Clint Cooper on 10/02/2013 at 11:28 PM

Re: “ReLeaf: Fall 2013

I'm curious ... what do you Tea-Party jihadists teach your kids about changing things by voting? Not only about marijuana, but about anything? You need to be "weeded" out.

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Posted by Spencer Eden on 10/02/2013 at 11:16 AM

Re: “Here's what Colorado has decided on Amendment 64

The revolution has begun. This is only the beginning of an American industrial revolution. By law. Cannabis MUST be grown in CO (aka America.) Imagine for a moment if every gram of alcohol HAD to be made in CO. The result = billions of $ and thousands of American jobs. Mark my words, this revolution will continue. Cities that ban it now, will accept it later. They all want one thing $. America, get up, stand up, speak up, take your country back. Want to start your own Cannabis business? We do it every day. Visit us online at www.MMJBusinessAcademy.com | Let freedom ring!

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Posted by GoGreenCross.com on 10/02/2013 at 8:22 AM

Re: “Grow your own cannabis in Colorado Springs

StudioA64.com: we'd like to thank all of our new 'ganja growers', Clint Cooper and the Indy for sharing the knowledge. Knowledge is power. Our next class will be Oct 16th @ 332 E Colorado Ave 80903.

Used to $25 1/8ths? That may not be the case when A64 takes hold in Jan. We are expecting market flux and volitility to strike. Supply and demand may force the price of cannabis higher. So get smart. Start growing now. Potential annual savings are in the thousands of $. Grow your own ganja. We'll show you how to do it right the 1st time.

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Posted by GoGreenCross.com on 10/02/2013 at 8:09 AM

Re: “Chuck Snow - Indy Music Awards 2013

Really? Singer-songwriter? The best? Really? I guess I have to re-think my entire collection of music. Goodbye Tom Waits, John Hiatt, Robert Keen, Butch Joe and Jimmie Dale. So long James McMurtry, John Prine, Dave Alvin, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Richard Thompson. Move over Bob Dylan, the people have spoken, there was a forest fire blowin' in the wind... and a foul wind it was. Indeed.

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Posted by Robert Wyman on 09/06/2013 at 4:53 AM

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