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Re: “The Trans-Pacific Partnership could mean more beef imports and natural gas exports

this trade agreement, like all the others, furthers the interests of multinational corporations while excising costs to the weakest (the citizen taxpayers of all the countries). if they have to seal the agreement for 5 YEARS after implementation (quite unusual), then you can only imagine there is content that is very harmful. unfortunate to those "leaders", wikileaks has it available at;

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Posted by Booday Seus on 05/06/2015 at 10:28 AM

Re: “Eat your greens

What about Poor Richard's? They were pioneers in the socially and environmentally conscious restaurant space here in the Springs... They compost all waste and have solar panels on the roof for crying out loud!

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Posted by Jenna Hilb on 04/28/2015 at 8:14 PM

Re: “Linking into Citizens' Climate Lobby

Colorado Springs now has a Citizens Climate Lobby chapter! Here the details:

CCL Volunteer Training and
Orientation Workshop

Thursday, April 30, 2015, 6:15 - 8:45 p.m.

Colorado Springs Penrose Library
20 N. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO

At this workshop, you will learn about the profound difference we make when we empower and inspire our members of Congress to action. You will learn how to become an effective advocate for climate solutions. You will learn about our methodology for developing relationships with members of Congress and the local media.

The purpose of Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL)
1. To create the political will for a livable world.
2. To empower individuals to have breakthroughs in exercising their personal and political power.

How does CCL Work?
CCL uses a mix of group empowerment and support which includes monthly national conference calls with a guest speaker. CCL trains volunteers to speak powerfully to their elected officials, the media, and their local communities in order to inspire members of Congress to be leaders and spokespersons for a sustainable climate. CCL volunteers meet with their members of Congress, launch letter-writing campaigns, write letters to the editor and Op/Ed pieces, and generate editorials to promote a sustainable climate.

Event Leader: Susan Secord is a Colorado coordinator for Citizens’ Climate Lobby. In 2013 she was a founding member of the Boulder CCL chapter of which she has been the co-leader ever since. With a background in business and industry training and a public school educator, she is an experienced CCL workshop leader. She is very excited to come to Colorado Springs to support the establishment of a CCL chapter in Colorado District 5. The Colorado Springs CCL chapter will be the tenth chapter in Colorado, and there will now be CCL chapters in every Colorado congressional district.

To Attend Contact:

Melanie Moorehead, Colorado Springs CCL Group Leader

Posted by Susanludwig on 04/23/2015 at 7:46 AM

Re: “Toke of the town

for history buffs, want to see the battle between Mayor Bach and KC Stark @ #studioa64 - watch - warning! KC gets angry - and wins the first ever cannabis club legal battle in 78 years. let freedom ring:…

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Posted by on 04/16/2015 at 7:03 AM

Re: “Toke of the town

cannabis hemp fashion with #BMAV and #studioa64: for adults only.…

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Posted by on 04/15/2015 at 7:13 PM

Re: “Toke of the town

great read, Grifin! glad to have you at the Original Canna Club. the future is now. join us. the end of prohibition is now:…

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Posted by on 04/15/2015 at 7:12 PM

Re: “A hamstrung D-11 begins crucial cafeteria cuts to balance underfunded government mandates

Colorado Springs does not get as much of the tax money as Pueblo does from the MJ money but I am sure enough it could feed all the children! Great Idea Francine.

Posted by workingapenny on 03/18/2015 at 4:12 PM

Re: “A hamstrung D-11 begins crucial cafeteria cuts to balance underfunded government mandates

What about all the money Colorado gets from marijuana?? How about allocating some of that $$??

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Posted by Francine Vonfeldt on 03/18/2015 at 11:55 AM

Re: “A hamstrung D-11 begins crucial cafeteria cuts to balance underfunded government mandates

What about checking out other sources for meat, like Zaycon Meats. No hormones, antibiotics. The district needs to take ideas from the community.

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Posted by workingapenny on 03/17/2015 at 10:19 AM

Re: “A hamstrung D-11 begins crucial cafeteria cuts to balance underfunded government mandates

It is pretty easy to write about a problem - but much harder to solve one.

Shouldn't this article offer up some ideas for solutions being tried in other districts?

Posted by LivesLocally on 03/12/2015 at 6:51 PM

Re: “So you want to work in a dispensary?

is there any specific site anyone would recommend to get a license to sell weed at a dispensary I've looked at a couple sites but all they have is requirements to get a license and nothing that has an application I do fit all the requirements and am looking to get into this business as I am an avid smoker anyways so why not go into a field I have loved for years and have experience in as a hobby :D

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Posted by angiecar on 03/11/2015 at 9:01 PM
Posted by Bob Sullivan on 03/06/2015 at 11:32 PM

Re: “2014 Summer Camps, animal camp for children who love animals. Registration is starting now for June camp. Pick a mini horse, goat or llama...check it out or on facebook
kidsfor citykids

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Posted by Kidsfor Citykids on 03/01/2015 at 5:40 PM

Re: “A hamstrung D-11 begins crucial cafeteria cuts to balance underfunded government mandates

seems to me like Rick Hughes needs to quick sitting on his hands and quit QQ and DO HIS JOB!!!! and do it well there are kids at stake here dude. GIT ER DONE BOY!!!

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Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 02/28/2015 at 9:05 AM

Re: “Ready, set, go ... to college

You have a real ability for writing unique Ready, set, go ... to college after College content. I like how you think and the way you represent your views in this article. I agree with your way of thinking. Thank you for sharing.

Posted by ramish on 02/25/2015 at 11:11 PM

Re: “Toys for pots

Sex toys are not branded for people of groups or something. Individuals are living longer and healthy lives today than ever before to is helping to shift the mindset about the topic too

Posted by David Schrock on 02/19/2015 at 9:31 AM

Re: “An envoy from our state's National Renewable Energy Laboratory arrives armed with solutions

Let's see how many of the good folks on City Council who sit as the Utility Board once a month attend the presentation. Also be interesting to see how many Mayoral and council candidates show up.

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Posted by Solar Sam on 02/18/2015 at 6:33 AM

Re: “Linking into Citizens' Climate Lobby

Ms. Durand, there is a local group of folks that have been working to close the Martin Drake Power Plant near downtown Colorado Springs. We have a public Facebook page that you can join the Martin Drake Power Plant Retirement Club. If you want to learn more about the ill effects of Drake check out

There are five stages of political activism:

1. Like a Facebook page to express outrage.
2. Send an email to your friends and family.
3. Send a letter to the editor denouncing Drake.
4. Attend the Colorado Springs Utilities Board Meeting on February 18.
5. Inspire other like minded people to become activists against burning coal.

I hope to see you at the next CSU Board Meeting

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Posted by Solar Sam on 02/11/2015 at 5:07 AM

Re: “Toys for pots

Really wish I could get my hand on a nectar collector. But 250 $ is way to much for just a smoking apparatus. If you know of any knockoffs please post

Posted by Maximiliano Torres on 02/02/2015 at 6:40 PM

Re: “Toys for pots

I will have to disagree with the health stone part of this article. I have had one for about 3 month, and used it once your concentrate runs straight thru the porous stone and right in to your rig. worst 60 $ ever spent .

Posted by Maximiliano Torres on 02/02/2015 at 6:39 PM

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