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Re: “So how much is a hospital worth?

Doug is just jealous. He wishes public employees would squirm, acquiesce and kiss his feet like they do David Jenkins.

Posted by dp72 on 06/02/2015 at 9:11 AM

Re: “So how much is a hospital worth?

Wasn't there an album "Sympathy for the Devil"....poor Dougie...whatta sad little bag of enema flushings.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Boomer49 on 06/02/2015 at 8:43 AM

Re: “City Council seeks volunteer food policy advisors

I'm leery of the intentions of the FPAB since reading Gaebler's guest column in the Gazette in Feb in which she wrote that there should be a food store within a 10-minute walking distance of every resident in COS. Is this loopy idea typical of what the FPAB will be promoting?

Agree that local food producers are fighting an uphill battle against Big Bad Ag. The locals, such as Mike Callicrate of Ranch Foods Direct, need help, but do they need the "help" of the FPAB? Callicrate and his board are moving forward on making the Public Market a reality and when the doors finally open, the Market will be the catalyst that will make all kinds of good things happen in the local food world. The best city govt can do is clear the roadblocks and keep out of the way of the doers and entrepreneurs like Callicrate and his merry band of food enthusiasts.

1 like, 4 dislikes
Posted by curious on 06/01/2015 at 10:26 PM

Re: “So how much is a hospital worth?

Before worrying about anyone else's properties, Doug might consider getting his own properties in order. Here's a fine example of his ongoing felonious activities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7j8MeLUO9…

6 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Owen on 06/01/2015 at 8:02 PM

Re: “City Council seeks volunteer food policy advisors

Have to agree Staci. With our basic infrastructure priorities, why is council sticking their noses into this subject? One clue is that its the Jan Martin clone, Jill Gaebler. Never enough nannies in the progressive nanny state.

2 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by PacksA9 on 06/01/2015 at 7:10 PM

Re: “City Council seeks volunteer food policy advisors

Look at the streets. Do we need city government involved in the food chain?

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Posted by Staci6 on 06/01/2015 at 6:26 PM

Re: “Shop around Colorado Springs

Three businesses listed for Old Colorado City? When most of the Independent Best of Categories are ranked in Old Colorado City? You have the best local Restaurants, local Artists, a great Comic and Collectables store, Custom Jewelers, a Gaming Shop, Lorig's Western wear, Children's Clothing, a year round Holiday Shop and my shop Podiatryst Shoe Salon(#2 shoe store in the Best of 2014). Where were your writers, at their desks?

Posted by Alex Laszar on 06/01/2015 at 5:51 PM

Re: “So how much is a hospital worth?

Bruce was persecuted by the Gazette for owing $7500 in taxes. At the same time, the assessed value of Jenkins newly acquired property was reduced by $1.8M, which reduced the tax due. Which one is the tax evader?

From a Gazette article 4.4.14: "Centura Health, St. Francis' parent company, confirmed the sale. But Centura spokesman Johnny Rea declined to identify the buyer, why the price was a fraction of the property's market value or other details. That prohibition against discussing the deal was part of the sale contract - although Rea said he couldn't discuss why." The details were to be kept secret. Why?

If $2.5M is the cost of rehabbing St. Francis, why not demolish this not particularly beautiful building and erect a condo skyscraper? Are skyscrapers to be permitted only in and around the to-be-built stadium?

3 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by curious on 06/01/2015 at 3:39 PM

Re: “Restorative justice, taxes, food criticism, global warming, and more

Mr Lowery doesn't consider anything an investment, only theft. It's his type of "logic" aka, compulsive/obsessive selfishness, that has turned this city to a laughing stock.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by LAF on 06/01/2015 at 12:27 PM

Re: “Off and running

And let's continue to pass on recreation MJ sales tax revenue because that's the fiscally responsible and moral thing to do. Idiots.

4 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by LAF on 06/01/2015 at 12:17 PM

Re: “Suthers: Tell him what he's won!

Ben Carson? Lady, you're just another idiot voting against your own best interests.

5 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by LAF on 06/01/2015 at 12:13 PM

Re: “Maybe next next year for progressives

" How many more months or years of legislative sessions will it take before everything is rendered illegal or regulated? "

seriously?? I guess you can't reason with a teabagger... WOW.

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Posted by happyfew on 06/01/2015 at 11:28 AM

Re: “Maybe next next year for progressives

I see logic is not your strong suit. Let me see if I can make it simple enough for you. Your original statement complains about the government regulating "everything," yet you are actually so in love with government regulations that you do not mind when the intention is to wipe out women's rights.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 06/01/2015 at 9:42 AM

Re: “Maybe next next year for progressives

MrK- There was no hypocrisy in my original statement. You are deranged.

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Posted by gomezlopez on 06/01/2015 at 8:46 AM

Re: “Tyler Durden returns

Exactly what is it about Tyler Durden and/or the Fight Club that is attracting these scam artists to this blog?

Posted by Mr. K-- on 05/31/2015 at 11:57 PM

Re: “Maybe next next year for progressives

Did I say anti-abortion laws are the "most objectionable?" Seems to me all I said was the anti-abortion laws exposed the hypocrisy of your political position. However, it does not surprise me in the least that you are trying to change the subject.

Right-wing reactionaries value "human life" only as far as they can exploit it for personal gain. They oppose abortion rights and contraception rights only because they want access to cheap labor.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 05/31/2015 at 11:21 PM

Re: “Tyler Durden returns

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Posted by Stacey Bruno on 05/31/2015 at 10:54 PM

Re: “Maybe next next year for progressives

It doesn't surprise me in the least that leftist progressives would find laws protecting human life to be the most objectionable.

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Posted by PacksA9 on 05/31/2015 at 4:45 PM

Re: “Meadowgrass: The rest of the fest

The lineup was uber-fantastic. Bravo Steve!! My favorites were the Shook Twins and Ragbirds :)

Posted by euphster on 05/31/2015 at 2:11 PM

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