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Re: “Assault weapons, Orlando, McCain, Lamborn and the VA, and more

I will not respond to "LIbertyForAll", all he did was call me names, what a despicable answer to a simple question.

None of his points had any factual content, it was just a Lil Mick bashing.

My point and question is still valid and still unanswered. Is there any of you pro second amendment folks who can answer these questions in an adult and intelligent manner?

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Posted by Lil Mick on 06/28/2016 at 3:51 AM

Re: “Police State

Oh. Guess what happens to an injured man at Memorial Hospital emergency room if said man speaks the truth and says cops did it. Within minutes said injured man who can barely walk is escorted off of hospital property by two obese/stupid beyond repair "security guards". Even before a doctor has seen the results of Xrays and CATscans! Under oathe i speak the truth concerning these matters.

Heil Hitler! Gimme a bier, bitte.

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Posted by Emil G. Roper on 06/27/2016 at 7:21 PM

Re: “New idea for the Colorado Springs Public Market

We were in on the Gazette concept as a stakeholder but declined the Payne Chapel opportunity. We would be back in for the City Auditorium.
Dave Brackett
Pizzeria Rustica, Enoteca Rustica, TAPAteria

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Posted by Dave Brackett on 06/27/2016 at 7:14 PM

Re: “Police State

They are following orders same as the Waffen SS were. Of course, following orders is no official excuse for war crimes anymore than they are for cops beating people up rather than arresting them.
But, yeah. Ever since Phil Long died and the Jay Cimino types took over our beloved city, if you aren't a crooked car dealer, judge, lawyer, minister, etc., your days are numbered. Only those who look the other way or are too frightened out of their minds to actually come forward are allowed to stick around. Might as well get out of Dodge if you are honest. Ain't that right, officer Petzo. Hope i never see you, Petzo, without you hiding behind your badge with backup moments away. Ruptured spleen, throat punch, mean looking sunglasses worn even at night mashed into your big thick head await you otherwise. Freaking NAZI.

Posted by Emil G. Roper on 06/27/2016 at 7:12 PM

Re: “Assault weapons, Orlando, McCain, Lamborn and the VA, and more

Wow, Lil' Mick, if there was any question about your total ignorance of and absolute disregard for the Constitution, you've certainly made it obvious here.

I'll dismantle your goofiness by degrees:

"why do you support this amendment?"

Well, because the Founders placed immense importance upon it--look at its rank--and it's part of the Bill or Rights. Didya get that? "Rights", as in "the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed".

You may not agree with it--which is fine, if idiotic--but such an opinion stops there, as what you believe has no bearing upon what I'm allowed to do.

Do you think the 1st Amendment should be abolished? The 4th? Any others, or does your selectivity only single-out one? And since when did you become the arbiter over which amendments we should support or negate?

"We do not constitutionally protect any other consumer good"

Again, this isn't about the manufacture of a "good", it's about a right inherent to us all. Don't like guns? Great, don't own one, but please cease in trying to prevent me from choosing the option to do so.

Here's a tangential question: Do you support the ACA/Obamacare? If so, then how can the Feds force the citizenry to purcahse a private commodity and/or service under penalty-of-law? Is this ability in the Constitution, or is there a double-standard regarding what things legislation applies to? (I'm gonna pop some corn while you attempt some dizzy regressive spin).

"This amendment simply needs to go, it is wrong in every way"

So says a hypocritical, hyperbolic, subservient, self-righteous, faux-indignant, neophyte who would pick and choose what suits them as opposed to simply allowing others to do so for themsleves.

Bottom line: you--and your ilk mindless enough to "Like" such sleepy ideological malaise here--are on the losing end of this debate, and it shall remain so into perpetuity, as such brash, infantile, utterly doomed proposals simply underscore how behind-the-times and legislatively ignorant many liberals choose to be, thus making logical, common-sensical positions that much easier to espose and support.

Thanks for posting such a primative, troglodytic view; it's like providing infinite ammunition (pun intended) to the opposing viewpoint, LOL!

2 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by LibertyForAll on 06/27/2016 at 6:26 PM

Re: “Till restaurant to open Monday

I love sneak peeks, thanks! Can only guess what food is on the menu, did see a beet salad tho so will enjoy ordering that first thing--my favorite! Have been waiting & waiting & driving by for this place to Open up--now finally, Yay!!

Posted by sharoninavolvo on 06/27/2016 at 4:39 PM

Re: “Cycling paradise? Not everywhere in Colorado Springs

The city that I lived in in California actually has more bike lanes than Colorado Springs does. There are bike lanes everywhere in CA, and when there isn't, they have signs reminding drivers to "Share the Road".

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Posted by Margena Holmes on 06/27/2016 at 9:04 AM

Re: “Assault weapons, Orlando, McCain, Lamborn and the VA, and more

I have a question for all of you who support the second amendment, actually, I have two questions.

My first question is why, why do you support this amendment?

My Second question is why should guns be the only privately manufactured, privately marketed consumer good which its ownership is a constitutionally protected right?

We do not constitutionally protect any other consumer good, to my knowledge, why this one?

Both the gun lobby and gun manufacturers have had windfall profits, become billionaires because they produce and sell a product we constitutionally protect the ownership of.

I think that is just wrong!

My thought, there is no reason for this amendment anymore. It was originally adopted to maintain a civilian army, militia's. We don't do that, or need that anymore.

There is no reason this privately manufactured and marketed consumer good should continue to be constitutionally protected.

This amendment simply needs to go, it is wrong in every way.

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Posted by Lil Mick on 06/27/2016 at 6:52 AM

Re: “Spraying to begin to combat moth and budworm

It's Btk. Notice in the maps, the city doesn't seem to be spraying in the Bear Creek drainage. The federal fish and wildlife service asked them not to, as it would potentially kill any insects that our last remaining Greenback Cutthroats might feed on.

I'm skeptical this treatment will work in the long run and that it is even necessary. Trees and insects have been doing this for thousands of years, and they're both still around. And science has shown that live trees are a greater fire danger than dead ones.

Posted by leloupe on 06/26/2016 at 4:38 PM

Re: “UPDATE; City threatened with free speech lawsuit for Jesus ban

They have, by way of opposing Jesus w/ "hate speech", shown that GOD is love. And that is the only thing worth taking away from this story.

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Posted by Carol Fisher on 06/26/2016 at 8:07 AM

Re: “UPDATE; City threatened with free speech lawsuit for Jesus ban

Wouldn't it be ironic if Perdue wins his lawsuit and then finds all the bus benches are covered with gay pride propaganda...

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Posted by ConcernedCitizen on 06/25/2016 at 4:09 PM

Re: “Castle Rock’s mini-incline

Certificates of Participation? For a park?

Posted by ConcernedCitizen on 06/25/2016 at 3:38 PM

Re: “UPDATE; City threatened with free speech lawsuit for Jesus ban

City Communications: the receptionist should have been sensitive enough to do more than transmit a message. These people needed to speak to each other. Deflecting a citizen from talking to a public employee -- now, that's distasteful.

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Posted by Clara McKenna on 06/25/2016 at 11:42 AM

Re: “UPDATE; City threatened with free speech lawsuit for Jesus ban

This message is silenced for the weak minded. The ad says "Jesus" then the church name... Why would anyone find that offensive? Personal bias that's why. Sound like the PR police are pandering to the weak minds that are unable to handle anyother world view.

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Posted by nicoincipio on 06/25/2016 at 9:48 AM

Re: “UPDATE; City threatened with free speech lawsuit for Jesus ban

I find the Jesus ads on benches distasteful, another indicator that we are a backwards city, but I agree that it's within their rights to have them posted, just so long as we can also post "There is no God" signs right next to them.

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Posted by JerryS on 06/25/2016 at 8:18 AM

Re: “UPDATE; City threatened with free speech lawsuit for Jesus ban

The kneejerk ruling by Metro Mountain Transit will certainly get quashed by the city council. The idea an ad for a church is ok, but the name/word/noise "Jesus" isn't, and because it would necessitate hate speech to equal it out, reveals the babbling of a person in authority all out of proportion to his actual mental abilities. The second act of the city council will be to remove the author of the Transit ruling from further public contact so long as he remains finitely employed by the city.

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Posted by NativeAngeleno on 06/25/2016 at 6:32 AM

Re: “UPDATE; City threatened with free speech lawsuit for Jesus ban

It's an advertisement. Who cares? He paid for the space, he can put whatever he wants. It doesn't mean the transit company agrees or disagrees with the advertisement. If someone wants to pay for that space to say, "Hail Satan", so what. It's just a stupid advertisement on a bench. It doesn't mean you have to do what it says. People in this country just love complaining about the dumbest things. They just have to find a way to waste time and money, start lawsuits, gain media attention, and for what? I guess they want to do away with the first amendment?

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Posted by Kristi Davis on 06/25/2016 at 1:42 AM

Re: “UPDATE; City threatened with free speech lawsuit for Jesus ban

Amen, we will proudly, in honor of Jesus Christ, Who is the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, continue to support the ads! Glory to God! it's not about religion, it's about a born again relationship with Jesus!

15 likes, 19 dislikes
Posted by Megan Plantenga on 06/24/2016 at 11:39 PM

Re: “Assault weapons, Orlando, McCain, Lamborn and the VA, and more

Well, ASA, there's an amazingly simple solution to your dislike of these weapons: Don't own one, but please cease from telling others they don't have the option to do so.

You see, "freedom-of-choice" may be too heady a concept for an admitted Socialist such as yourself, but it's still in effect on these shores, and your personal likes and dislikes have no bearing on what others can decide for themselves, and just because you require an omnipotent federal entity to provide your thoughts, words and deeds, doesn't mean we all do

Tell us how the regs that the regressives are trotting out--yet again--would have prevented this tragedy, or San Bernadino, or Sandy Hook, or Ft. Hood.

Extreme regulations on "assault" weapons--an utter misnomer, as "assault" is a verb, not a noun--were enacted in '94, but were allowed to expire--even by your beloved, Big Daddy Dems--in 2004, because they were ineffective.

And tell us how the regressives recent proposals are faring, LOL!!!

This isnt about hunks of steel and plastic, it's about individual intent and ideology, and since we can't account for every whack-job trotting around this big, blue marble, perhaps you should worry about yourself, and leave me and my fellow citizens alone, or do you know what's best for others, and feel compelled to save them from themselves?

"I am NOT a victim of enough denial" - Sadly, this is but a microcosm of what composes a multitude of victimizations and self-imposed masochism; please seek help so that your ego and psyche may become more fully formed; as for your intellect, I'm not sure much can be done to even lay a foundation, much less bolster it.

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Posted by LibertyForAll on 06/24/2016 at 6:15 PM

Re: “Waldo, Black Forest Fire investigations lurch to a standstill years later

"Lurch" to a standstill? Lurch means "to move in lurches." A lurch is "an act or instance of swaying abruptly". "a sudden tip or roll to one side as of a ship or a staggering person". "a swaying or staggering motion or gait".

1 like, 4 dislikes
Posted by VocabMan on 06/24/2016 at 4:17 PM

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