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Re: “UPDATE: Sheriff's Office blocks reporter, Indy responds via attorney

Comments here sound like the reporter has exhibited heroism and bravery above and beyond the call of duty, uncovered the story of the century and saved 1000 children from 5000 mass shooters and made a citizens arrest of the 5000 shooters using only a bobby pin! Pulitzer Prize time. Imagine forcing Maketa to resign at the same time his term was up and uncovering the foul deeds...and charging him with... what did you call it? Oh yeah "messy scandals". I think.
Force this sheriff out too when his term expires but first take back all the nice things you were saying about hm during the "messy scandals" era...

Posted by Bob Wyman on 12/16/2017 at 7:10 PM

Re: “Ex state GOP chair convicted of voter fraud

His ex-wife called the state(co) and asked how she could vote while out of the state. They looked her up and discovered she had already cast her ballot, which she refuted.

Your sec of state is a republican

Posted by Thomas Sullivan on 12/16/2017 at 7:02 PM

Re: “Godless creator Scott Frank offers good advice for artists

Jeff Daniels not Jeff Bridges!

Posted by Thomas Markel on 12/16/2017 at 6:36 PM

Re: “Framing the Garden of the Gods

This sound like when Bennett wife bitch she couldn't bring her grandchildren down front her mountain to enjoy Wilbur because off all the homeless in the park. Time for jerk suthers to get that out of the park.

Posted by Norbert Pirri on 12/16/2017 at 5:52 PM

Re: “Framing the Garden of the Gods

In the words of Ronald Reagan (paraphrased); bring down that THING!

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Posted by William David Beadles on 12/16/2017 at 3:26 PM

Re: “Framing the Garden of the Gods

Not sure that the frame isnt a not-so-subtle revelation of how we perceive nature, how we've relegated nature to no more than a pretty picture or a source of revenue.
Then again, the ambiguity of this frame somehow provokes thoughts beyond its existential presence...how our views are constrained, managed by others, encouraged to disregard the big picture that can be seen simply by stepping back, or around.
It would be interesting to watch how individuals spontaneously respond upon encountering its unexpected presence, and what those responses could tell us about us.
After all, if the purpose of art is to stimulate a reaction, then, as we see, this is a pretty successful "work of art".
That said, I havent found any indication that any aesthetic considerations were put into the frame, or it's placement. Just as in nature, however, some art is unintentional.
I am reluctant to condemn such. I think I'll visit the FAC and look at some frames.

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Posted by asawatcher on 12/16/2017 at 2:39 PM

Re: “Framing the Garden of the Gods

Move it to Memorial Park or ATB park

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Posted by VazzedUp on 12/16/2017 at 2:25 PM

Re: “The Lethal Lisa McCall Band

Great band!

Posted by Neil Neuwirth on 12/16/2017 at 1:23 PM

Re: “Framing the Garden of the Gods

There needs to be accountability for those who broke the rules and allowed this. That is the problem with government these days - do what you want, to heck with what the tax paying citizens want or their rights. This kind of behavior is not ethical, it is not sustainable, and it should never be acceptable. We need to demand accountability and responsibility NOW.

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Posted by Sandra Knauf on 12/16/2017 at 11:31 AM

Re: “Framing the Garden of the Gods

The Garden of the Gods park was founded with this intent: known forever as the Garden of the Gods "where it shall remain free to the public, where no intoxicating liquors shall be manufactured, sold, or dispensed, where no building or structure shall be erected except those necessary to properly care for, protect, and maintain the area as a public park." This should never have been allowed to proceed. It is detracting from the natural beauty of the park and destroys a beautiful view all in the name of the commercialism of our city. No task force or group should be allowed to deface public lands. Additionally, it has been said it will be reviewed in 2018. Why do we have to keep "undoing" projects leaders in this city think are best for the citizens? This needs to be removed immediately and recalls started for anyone in leadership who allowed this. At this rate, we should simply brand our city nepotism crony springs.

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Posted by Vikki Walton on 12/16/2017 at 10:06 AM

Re: “Framing the Garden of the Gods

Do you feel:

This art/sculpture frame adds to the beauty of the park and should remain, or

Detracts from the beauty of the park and should be taken down?

http://projectoneunity.homestead.com/Garde…

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Posted by Staci6 on 12/16/2017 at 8:41 AM

Re: “Framing the Garden of the Gods

While the G, being a daily, broke this story earlier (I believe?), the INDY (as always) is doing the heavy lifting to keep this on the front burner. Kudos also to Jill Gaebler who had the tact to nicely request the removal and the guts to suggest what the citizens were liable to do if not heard.

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Posted by John Cunningham on 12/16/2017 at 8:05 AM

Re: “Undercover officers take the stand to explain infiltration of local Socialists

Conspiring to "shut down" another group's lawful assemblies, in a violation of title 18 usc Section 241 "conspiracy against right"

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Posted by Troy cates on 12/16/2017 at 6:57 AM

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

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Posted by James Feder on 12/16/2017 at 3:14 AM

Re: “Framing the Garden of the Gods

A shameless commodification of a national natural treasure. A boneheaded mistake in all respects.

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Posted by Zen on 12/16/2017 at 2:56 AM

Re: “Southern Colorado AIDS Project educates around HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment

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Posted by Thomas Kirkman on 12/16/2017 at 1:52 AM

Re: “Framing the Garden of the Gods

This is tacky and doesn't belong inside the park. Maybe if they wanted to put it in the parking lot it would be less of an eyesore. The beauty of Garden of the Gods is in the natural glory of the scenery. This looks like something you would expect to find on the old boardwalk in Atlantic City NOT in one of our cities most popular tourist attractions.

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Posted by rms on 12/15/2017 at 8:10 PM

Re: “Venetucci Farm's future up in the air

I wonder what Hannigan has to say about the current decisions of the foundation he started at his kitchen table.

If I were to remain silent Id be guilty of complicity. - Albert Einstein

Posted by RickyBobby on 12/15/2017 at 7:22 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Venetucci farmers laid off as contaminated water spoils finances

Id be interested in what Hannigan has to say about all this. https://www.csbj.com/2012/09/21/aspen-valley-ranch-provides-cultural-renaissance/

It shouldnt be a surprise that the same person making decisions on the PPCF board came up with the idea for that hideous blue picture frame at Garden of the Gods thats getting such great reviews.

Posted by RickyBobby on 12/15/2017 at 7:08 PM

Re: “2017 Best Of Colorado Springs V.II: Welcome and Winners Index

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