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Re: “Sexual assault victims say Air Force Academy uses mental health counseling to get rid of them

Correction: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR).

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Posted by David Mullin on 07/20/2017 at 6:52 PM

Re: “Sexual assault victims say Air Force Academy uses mental health counseling to get rid of them

Mr. Davis,

You have made a very strong accusation: "Study, after study, after study shows that the vast majority of accusations of sexual assault, especially in a military context, are false accusations."

The implication of that statement is that the premise of the Sexual Assault Response and Prevention (SARP) program is fraudulent. To make such a public claim, I challenge you to produce three citations of quality academic publications to support your allegation.

You have also claimed that "complaining accusers were diagnosed with personality disorders. This is significant." Did you not carefully read the articles? These diagnoses were made without proper evaluations. You publicly condemn these individuals without any valid evidence of their mental health. That is incredibly irresponsible and cruel.

You are the manifestation of the hatred and hostility that these victims face. No wonder they are petrified to come out publicly.

How far are we from the days when it took one person to accuse another of insanity to lock them away in an asylum?

R. David Mullin PhD CPA

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Posted by David Mullin on 07/20/2017 at 6:34 PM

Re: “Sopra opens with small plates, expansive wine list

The very fact that you don't display your wine list,tells me your wine list SUCKS...I HAVE EATEN AT YOUR RESTAURANT BEFORE.HAVEN'T BEEN BACK,DUE TO YOUR SHITTY CHOICES.YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT WINE,AND THE RELATIONSHIP WINE HAS WITH FOOD.YOUR FOOD IS A SMALL STEP ABOVE FROZEN FOOD,YOU GET IN A SUPER MARKET.I AM SICILIAN,I KNOW GOOD FOOD,GREW UP IN BROOKLYN,NY,BEEN TO ITALY 5x'S,SO DO NOT THINK FOR ONE FUCKING SECOND,I DO NOT KNOW WHAT ITALIAN FOOD IS...MOST AMERICANS EAT BLAND BORING FLAVORLESS FOOD,WHICH YOURS IS...GOOD LUCK,SELLING YOUR FOOD AS ITALIAN,TO IGNORANT AMERICANS...

Posted by Vinny Garofalo on 07/20/2017 at 6:22 PM

Re: “Section 8 voucher program applications reopen for lottery

What's the point in a voucher lottery when there is no affordable housing and the voucher promotes housing discrimination,racial profiling,and homelessness,equal opportunity housing means nothing when you are disabled living on section 8 and have a family,my house is being sold,we lived here 3 years,invested money in the yard ,because there was nothing but dirt and high weeds,we took care of the house as though it was ours, never ever late with rent and now no one will rent to us,I am stressed out to the max,we have money to move,but no one will rent to us.I can't sleep and barrel eat,I don't want my family to become another homeless statisic.

Posted by $wag on 07/20/2017 at 5:54 PM

Re: “Air Force Academy has a distorted view of sexual assault says former employee

Well, I guess you don't really need honor and respect to be a drone pilot

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Posted by syntax error on 07/20/2017 at 5:32 PM

Re: “Sexual assault victims say Air Force Academy uses mental health counseling to get rid of them

This article is a demonstration of paranoid delusions on the part of the author.

There is not one single fact in this article that is not contaminated by the author's political "spin."

Study, after study, after study shows that the vast majority of accusations of sexual assault, especially in a military context, are false accusations.

Note that the complaining accusers were diagnosed with personality disorders. This is significant. People with Narcissistic personality disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder are highly likely to make false accusations. This is a scientific fact.

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Posted by John Davis on 07/20/2017 at 3:25 PM

Re: “Reader: The timing of the movement couldn't be better

DNC Rigging the Primaries, simplified
Mom and Dad: Hey kids, only 1 of you gets a playstation for xmas but they are expensive. We are asking both of you to pitch in 50 bucks to help out with the cost. (Timmy and Jane both hand over 50 bucks each)
Mom and Dad: We decided to give Jane the playstation before we even asked for the 50 bucks. Here you go Jane.
Timmy: That's not fair, can I get my 50 bucks back, or can you guys at least apologize?
Mom and Dad: No. You get neither. But next year we are giving one of you an xbox 1 and those are expensive too. We really really want you to pitch in 50 bucks again.
Timmy: I need new parents.

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Posted by Paul Saindon on 07/20/2017 at 3:18 PM

Re: “Trying for single-payer health care in Colorado

The plan in Grand Junction, CO that you're referring to does NOT replace insurance. In fact, if you READ the details, they tell you that you WILL NEED insurance along with your $79/month "membership" in the clinic. This plan does NOT COVER specialists, hospitalization, emergency room visits, and a host of "other healthcare services". In addition, it appears that you may NOT get in to see a doctor right away - they limit the number of patients each physician treats. Glad it's working for you.

THINK - READ THE DETAILS!!

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Posted by MargRita W on 07/20/2017 at 1:36 PM

Re: “Penrose Hospital workers banned from parking in the Old North End

So what happens when you have a to see the doctor tha'ts office is in the hospital?? What we get a ticket then or are we still have to take the shuttle???.

Posted by Geneva Vaughan on 07/20/2017 at 1:20 PM

Re: “Colorado Medicaid changes its policy on opioid drugs in response to crisis

Avoiding Opiods and Tylenol: These are some reasons that marijuana is popular for pain relief.

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Posted by billd on 07/20/2017 at 1:01 PM

Re: “Sexual assault victims say Air Force Academy uses mental health counseling to get rid of them

I know there will be an avalanche of criticism for this article but the truth needs to be told.
I had a cadet at USAFA and know lots of inside stories that were never revealed. The stories were terrible--i.e. sexual abuse and rape between cadets and staff, drugs, guns, violence, favoritism toward athletes and more. I also know how the so-called counseling is a trap that forces cadets out of the Academy. One female cadet with a very high GPA was told she could graduate but would not be commissioned because she took a low dose antidepressant had an eating disorder. Her eating disorder was dieting.
I want to respect and hold USAFA in high regard but they must change and clean up their act.

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Posted by R. Smith on 07/20/2017 at 12:59 PM

Re: “Salida Arts Festival speaks to Salida's status as a solid artistic community

Last year's show was wonderful. Looking forward to this year's.

Posted by asawatcher on 07/20/2017 at 9:58 AM

Re: “Colorado Medicaid changes its policy on opioid drugs in response to crisis

Any state, city, or country that thinks legislating what goes on between doctors and patients is going to stop addicts from abusing substances in completely insane! It's like blaming the person who sells beer at the liquor store for an alcoholic's behavior! If an addict wants to find a drug or other substance or activity to chase a 'high' (food, shopping, sex, all can lead to addictions, should we regulate those via government controls too??) with, they will simply try and find something more readily available, or take more risk when the safer alternatives that were there no longer are! The only people you are TRULY hurting are people who will be bedridden in pain after surgery because the doctor needs to give them a month worth of pain meds, but can only give them a week! You are already causing an American Holocaust among people with severe chronic pain who used to be able to work, care for their children and homes, and have some measurable quality of life. That has been stripped from thousands of people. They are losing their jobs, their homes, their independence, and even their lives because you are legislating what should be between doctor and patient!

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Posted by Suzanne Springer-Casey on 07/20/2017 at 9:12 AM

Re: “Stormwater ballot measure lacks strong public support

Republicans in this town love to claim that it is liberals who keep people slaves with taxes. Then they allow their republican mayor to increase taxes unless it is for their schools. I wonder some days about the collective IQ of a group of people who don't ensure that developers are doing quality work, watching the contracted who repair roads or even the utility company who does work and then roads collapse.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by TruB on 07/19/2017 at 6:04 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Colorado Springs police chief to Douglas Bruce: You're 'obnoxious'

I, unpopularily-agree with Bruce. Again. I'm not really a fan of his, but it's usually this obvious that more often than not,co spgs cannot form an opinion at all, until they know his to rebut.

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Posted by ummmm. on 07/19/2017 at 5:23 PM

Re: “Cannabis and skin cancer

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Posted by Pedro Ose on 07/19/2017 at 4:04 PM

Re: “Air Force Academy has a distorted view of sexual assault says former employee

I can't speak for the victims of sexual assault, but I thank Teresa for her dedication to helping them. Her courage and persistence have helped many lives.

NO thanks to the Academy, whose administrators have persecuted Teresa as well as the victims. Shameless, cowardly drones all.

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Posted by Pat Re on 07/19/2017 at 1:19 PM

Re: “Air Force Academy has a distorted view of sexual assault says former employee

I can't speak for the victims of sexual assault, but I thank Teresa for her dedication to helping them. Her courage and persistence have helped numerous lives.

NO thanks to the Academy, for persecuting her as well as victims who dare to report. As has been the case forever, the Academy would rather look good than do good. Shameless, cowardly drones.

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Posted by Pat Re on 07/19/2017 at 12:59 PM

Re: “Short Stop Deluxe Burgers takes on a humble job

Are they still using Callicrate beef?

Posted by Dave Olsen on 07/19/2017 at 12:35 PM

Re: “Doug Lamborn hires "faith outreach" aide

Theocrats are a good cash crop -- much emotion, little critical thinking, and a belief that they possess the ultimate truth, so all a politician needs to do is parrot them. Oh and say abortion a few times! It's easy and no wonder Trump wants churches to have more say. His support from evangelicals in the first place speaks volumes.

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Posted by Judith Posch on 07/19/2017 at 11:09 AM

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