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Comment Archives: stories: News

Re: “Some Air Force Academy cadets never have a chance — and they leave feeling defeated

Yeah the AFA is a joke. Nothing but racist bullies. You're way better off going to a real school and getting a real education rather than simply trying to learn how to be the biggest jerk on the campus. I have yet to hear a positive story come out of that place. Most of it is cultist behavior and systematic torture and ruining of lives of anyone they don't deem part of their master academy race.

28 likes, 59 dislikes
Posted by Thomas Shea on 08/03/2016 at 9:30 AM

Re: “Trump made no sense — or friends — during Springs campaign stop

Trump may accidentally encourage more people to run for office by showing even a lunatic sociopath can win some votes. No matter how bad he loses he will forever claim victory.

12 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by James Hall on 08/03/2016 at 9:28 AM

Re: “Trump made no sense — or friends — during Springs campaign stop

Or you can vote for Lying Hillary that has a proven record of not being a capable Secretary Of State. Directly responsible for Americans being murdered in Benghazi. Jeopardizing national security with classified emails and lying to the entire nation about it. Etc……..

11 likes, 57 dislikes
Posted by Bill Pellegrino on 08/03/2016 at 9:11 AM

Re: “Trump made no sense — or friends — during Springs campaign stop

Obvious explanation: like Hitler in his final days, The Donald has resorted to heavy drug use to keep himself going. Fits all the facts, doesn't it?

22 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by El Howard on 08/03/2016 at 8:52 AM

Re: “Trump made no sense — or friends — during Springs campaign stop

....."Vote even if you have diarrhea on election day." Holy shit!

16 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Hanna Dash on 08/03/2016 at 8:49 AM

Re: “Darryl Glenn suddenly recalls a fight with his father that led to a criminal charge

Best of luck, Mr. Glenn.

9 likes, 10 dislikes
Posted by John Howell on 08/03/2016 at 7:57 AM

Re: “I want justice, too

Hello CSM Thomas Moore the years have passed since you was my first sergeant at Fort Lewis Washington in the early eighties 3rd Battalion 60th Infantry you appointed me as your equal opportunity NCO SSG James Broggin I recalled how you shared about what happened to your brother Charles and Henry I am so glad that this case was resolved and that your mission was accomplished Justice I have been trying to get in contact with you but I don't know how I live in Tacoma Washington I still do black history and Martin Luther King Day exhibit for the city of Tacoma I have since retired from the city of Tacoma my number 253 224-5935 you've always been an extraordinary man and an inspiration in my life to exceed and achieve

Posted by James Broggin on 08/03/2016 at 2:45 AM

Re: “An accomplished couple wants to bring skiing to nearby mountains, but it won't be easy

Couldn't they just do a brewery or a coffee shop instead?

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by leloupe on 08/01/2016 at 9:59 PM

Re: “An accomplished couple wants to bring skiing to nearby mountains, but it won't be easy

Sure would be nice to be able to go snowboarding without having to drive a few hours out and back.

2 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Jamison Brown on 08/01/2016 at 11:43 AM

Re: “An accomplished couple wants to bring skiing to nearby mountains, but it won't be easy

As a resident of Blodgett/Peregrine, we do not want all this traffic in our neighborhood!

7 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by coloradomomma on 07/31/2016 at 10:32 PM

Re: “State Patrol forces citizen to drive to its Lakewood office to view, but not copy, reports

Cool. This guy shoudl be commended for his dedication for not taking shit from stupid cops.

6 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Don Wesson on 07/31/2016 at 4:46 PM

Re: “CSPD withholds investigation of cop who cost taxpayers $100,000 in lawsuit settlement

Hopefully she uses her settlement to buy a life.

1 like, 4 dislikes
Posted by Holmes on 07/30/2016 at 6:14 PM

Re: “State Patrol forces citizen to drive to its Lakewood office to view, but not copy, reports

Who cares. This guy needs a life. What a loser!

3 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by Holmes on 07/30/2016 at 6:12 PM

Re: “An accomplished couple wants to bring skiing to nearby mountains, but it won't be easy

WORST IDEA EVER, and it would ruin acres of pristine hiking and hunting grounds. Their proposal is also not grounded in much fact (my observations are that it doesn't get nearly as much snow as they say it does). This is one time that I hope federal bureaucracy really drags it's feet.

6 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Hiking Bob on 07/30/2016 at 5:04 PM

Re: “Mixed blessings

The construction project, which is still moving along, hasn't lead to the demise of Colorado Springs, or created an influx of students, and visitors that turned the community into a haven for Moonies. Andrew Wommack is not a hatemonger, and beyond the issues his son has had you don't hear about any scandals about him, or his ministry. I can admit that there are times I've felt that he stretches the truth because he's overzealous, but I also would have no problem telling him that to his face. Andrews son Peter is divorced, and his ex-wife had posted on the internet her version of the night Peter was "raised from the dead", and she said yes he did flat line at the hospital, but the doctor shocked him back to life. So no "dead for 5 hours, turned blue with a toe tag on him" as Andrew has proclaimed. To his credit Wommack has not hidden the fact that his son was a mess, and in the past used illegal drugs. Wommack still has a Southern Baptist streak in him, and that's evident by some of the political statements he weaves into his messages, but he is a Vietnam veteran so I cut him some slack there.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Richard96 on 07/28/2016 at 6:53 PM

Re: “Residents make do — but don't make peace — with their contaminated water

To answer MargRita's question, and she's not stupid, it's a good question, but it has a complex answer.

The short form is that it depends on the filter.

The long form is that the filter has to be a Granular Activated Carbon, or GAC filter, and the granularity has to be such that it actually filters out the PFCs. Not all GACs do that. To get one that works requires careful research, and they aren't cheap, either. You can find under-sink filters at Lowes for under $200, but whether that can filter the PFCs is TBD. Berkey is checking their countertop tank filters to see if they do it, but they don't know either.

A good solution is a 5-gallon water cooler. Best one out there is $150 at Costco, but there are similar ones for slightly more at Lowes or Home Depot. The 5-gallon jugs are expensive on initial startup at $17 per, but they can be refilled for as low as 25 cents a gallon at various stores. Those fills can be GAC filtered, check the dispensers.

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by Tannim on 07/28/2016 at 2:57 PM

Re: “Police, court documents differ from Glenn on 1983 incident

Don't believe Glenn for a second. The record pretty much disproves him.

Darryl Glenn is Ed Jones v2.0, but with a better script, more rehearsal, and just as much political failure.

0 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Tannim on 07/28/2016 at 2:45 PM

Re: “Police, court documents differ from Glenn on 1983 incident

Political consultant Floyd Ciruli of Denver stated that a failure for Glenn to own up to the facts could hurt Glenn more than the original offense. There seems to be common thread within politics of denying the truth. Lying about a small thing makes it into a giant. My sincere hope is that Glenn will overcome the need to lie and go on to be a politician known for integrity.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Nathaniel Granger Jr. on 07/28/2016 at 1:05 PM

Re: “Land swap opponents prepare suit, ballot measure over Strawberry Fields

Great story. Thanks Pam for following up.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by katm on 07/28/2016 at 12:12 PM

Re: “State Patrol forces citizen to drive to its Lakewood office to view, but not copy, reports

There are a few additional points that, as the subject of this article, I feel important to share with Indy readers….

You should know that Jeff Roberts’ points regarding redacting personal information from the documents is well taken—and I heavily stressed that in court. Judge Hall, however, did not address this point at all. (And of course as you saw in Pam’s article, there was no personal/private information contained in the documents needing protection, thus demonstrating the degree to which cops, i.e., CSP Chief Hernandez, will prevaricate— even in front of a judge.)

I also stressed in court that Colorado State Patrol’s (CSP) argument that making copies available could lead to unwarranted adverse consequences is absurd in light of them allowing me to not only view the requested documents in person, but also because they’d allow note-taking. This note-taking, I explained to the judge, would result in verbatim duplicates of the documents both in form and content. I questioned how copies of the documents might lead to unwarranted adverse consequences while exact duplicates created via note-taking in person would not. The judge didn’t address that point, either.

Now, veering off the main topic of Pam’s article, you might be interested in knowing what the documents revealed. Bottom line, the investigation was bungled, constitutes a farce and a sham, and highlights State Troopers’ lies and prevarications. Here but a very few examples:

— The complaint was improperly categorized on CSP’s Administrative Notification Of Allegations form.

— Trooper Kenneth Nuci, the subject of my complaint, states that he was inside the bay doing a VIN inspection when he overheard me speaking with Toby Espinoza (a CDOT employee). How could Nuci from within the bay overhear a conversation I had more than 30’ away on the side of the building?

— Trooper Holly Ewing, who walked out of the bay shortly after I arrived, stated “I did not hear any of the verbal interaction between Toby and the male party.” How could Nuci hear from inside the bay that which Ewing could not from the outside and not too far from me and Espinoza?

— Trooper Jessica Parsons states that “I heard…Ewing instruct the male party to pull his vehicle and trailer off to the right and to bring in his paperwork.” This contradicts Ewing’s statement that it was Nuci who provided these instructions.

— Sgt. Todd James states that he talked to a female Trooper named Holsinger about the interaction she had with me. According to his statement, “she tried talking to him during the inspection.” There was, however, no female part of my inspection and the only interaction I had with a female was exceptionally brief and with Ewing.

How can citizens trust cops’ investigations when it comes to them beating up citizens, shooting them, etc., when they can’t even get something as benign as this right?

CSP wants the public to believe that their core values consist of honor, duty, and respect. The exact opposite occurred here. And when I let CSP leadership know about it, based on the evidence obtained within their own documents, they didn’t care…

— The District Commander Maj. Scott Copley stated that he “disagreed” with what I learned from CSP’s investigatory documents. WHAT?

— CSP Chief Scott Hernandez simply ignored my writing which he received via certified mail on April 26, 2016.

— CO Dept. of Public Safety Exec. Dir. Stan Hilkey received my certified mail May 24…I’m still waiting on a reply….

Honor, Duty, Respect…yeah, right; just a cheap tagline that means nothing when it really matters.

CSP’s and CDPS’s leadership is a disgrace to the public and to all of those agency members who actually do want to serve the public honorably.

12 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by dwchamp on 07/28/2016 at 10:42 AM

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