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Re: “Philip Anschutz's influence knows no bounds

Take a look at what the neighborhood looks like on the backside of the convention center. I was fooled into thinking the billionaire would make things beautiful. But it's all about them. Nothing else. Ever. The hotel was once a beautiful gem so many of us adored. Now we look at their trash, deal with their dirt on our properties, hear their buses and shuttles and their chaos. These are not good business practices especially while situated in a residential neighborhood. Our acrimony will deservedly continue to haunt them.

Posted by NoMoBart on 12/15/2017 at 12:44 PM

Re: “Reader: Sorry, not sorry

Mike B:

7 years? I thought he had 4 (if he doesn't self immolate before that).

If you think he will be reelected in 2020, you haven't been paying attention. He'll no doubt get his 35% base, including you. Beyond that, though, he has insulted, aggravated, and energized everyone else. They will show up to vote against him in 2020.

I didn't vote for Trump (surprise, right?). But once elected, he has to serve and govern. He's doing that, and it was entirely foreseeable how that would work out (it didn't and it won't). We're doomed to 4 years of chaos, cronyism, petty pouting, and a very large dose of incompetence, but voters will have had their fill long before 2020.

Did you hear the one about the Democratic Senator in Alabama? No. It's not a joke. It's a preview of elections under the leadership of President Trump.

Posted by Bill W. on 12/15/2017 at 12:30 PM

Re: “Reader: Gender-cleansing our political landscape is essential

This isn't isolated to politics and entertainment. Women are motivating to run for office!

Mike45 is busy listening the 'white power hour'.

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Posted by TruB on 12/15/2017 at 9:28 AM

Re: “Reader: Sorry, not sorry

I hate virtue signaling assholes. Whos your president again? Oh thats right its Donald Trump for another seven years. Liberal tears are delicious. Mmmmmmmmm.

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 12/15/2017 at 9:06 AM

Re: “Reader: Gender-cleansing our political landscape is essential

Wow how sexist of you. You must be a miserable self hating "white male".

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 12/15/2017 at 8:57 AM

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

history is repeating itself - during the late 50s and throughout the 60s the fbi infiltrated groups that threatened the status quo - the purpose was to discredit and disrupt any challenges to the establishment. today we have a republican party that declares open class warfare with its tax cuts for the rich and a democrat party that seems satisfied with claiming a moral high ground thus providing the people with justifiable reason to pursue political parties which are the only opposition party in town therefore the state can be exhibited to use the same tactics as were used by cointelpro of the 60s. firing these officers is the tip of the iceberg.

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Posted by Yova on 12/14/2017 at 6:35 PM

Re: “Former El Paso County Sheriff’s Office notary says top officials ordered falsifying of hundreds of oath affidavits

Pam Zubeck, great job in following through with this. I hope the citizens of El Paso County put pressure on the sheriff and county officials including the DA, if he is implicated. I'm also pleased to see that your employers followed through with an attorney to back you up. The newspaper company I recently left never had my back!

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Posted by Paul Hurschmann on 12/14/2017 at 5:53 PM

Re: “Wobbly Olive announces Westside location, new executive chef

2611 W. Colorado Ave

Posted by SureThing on 12/14/2017 at 5:46 PM

Re: “Colorado Springs news: County pension checks a go; PERA head passes away; PPACG names leader; Memorial Hospital adds board members

"The last COLA just 2 percent was given in 2005. One-time bonus checks have been given in 1995, 2004, 2006 and 2007. Since then, retirees havent received either a COLA or a bonus payment. Thats why theyre struggling to make ends meet..."

Wow... sounds worse than living on Social Security!

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Posted by Mike Randall on 12/14/2017 at 4:35 PM

Re: “Jei Sushi is home to a familiar face

Yay....nice review,great folks,best sushi!!!!!

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Posted by Linda Rossetti on 12/14/2017 at 4:20 PM

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

Hey Metro VNI Lt. Mark Comte - This "mark" of yours, as many undercover cops do, tried to entrap members of this group by suggesting violence and trying to get protestors to act out.

I say these 3 cops need to be fired!

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Posted by TruB on 12/14/2017 at 12:16 PM

Re: “Ex state GOP chair convicted of voter fraud

What's most interesting about this article is what it doesn't say. While he should be punished for doing what he did, the article doesn't say how the investigation got started in the first place. The do not do DNA and handwriting analysis on every ballot that comes in. So why was it done on his? Was he specifically targeted because of who he is?

You can't tell me he was the only person who did this during the election. But the article is right, he was the only one charged with doing so. Why was nobody else investigated? Kinda makes ya think this investigation was politically motivated, which is also bad.

Posted by Mike Randall on 12/14/2017 at 11:39 AM

Re: “Wobbly Olive releases new menu from executive chef Supansa Banker

What is the site for the west location?

Posted by TruB on 12/14/2017 at 10:39 AM

Re: “People of color face disproportionate challenges and stigmas in accessing mental health care

Booo Harold and Mike. I'm not even sure what the heck HaroldAMaio is talking about.
These white men scared by 13% of the population are cowards.

I do wish it looked liked more people read the DiverseCity articles.

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Posted by TruB on 12/14/2017 at 10:31 AM

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

Kudos to Pam for chasing this guy down.

Pam has the protections of law. Elder's deputies don't. Colorado law says they serve "at the pleasure of the Sheriff" and he can terminated them at any time without cause. Bill's behavior as seen in today's article is only the tip of the iceberg in how he treats his employees. You don't agree with him? You are immediately a target. That is why the vast majority of his employees are so afraid to say anything. That is the reason why Maketa went on for so long getting away with his shenanigans. Elder is worse than Maketa.

So, thank you Pam. All of your EPSO employees (ok, sorry, only the honest ones) greatly appreciate your work to expose what is going on. We dearly need to get rid of Elder and get some honest leadership for the Office. Please don't back down. Please stay on this until, like with Maketa, the rest of the media is forced to recognize what you have been saying all along and something gets done!!!

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Posted by Mike Randall on 12/14/2017 at 10:18 AM

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

What on earth has happened to the Pikes Peak Community Foundation? I knew there was a change in leadership, but did not realize that meant a change in mission, too. It sounds a bit like Trump coming in intent to undo any and all things accomplished by Obama..... it shouldnt be that controversial to value land preservation, organic farming, good food and CSAs. The foundation is very short on vision.....

Posted by prairie chix on 12/14/2017 at 9:21 AM

Re: “Springs' Artspace project speeds up with Downtown Development Authority funding

Beyond Excited & Delighted!! This is such an amazing cause!! Thank You!

Posted by Kitty Willis on 12/14/2017 at 8:27 AM

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

Another example of why we need Pam Zubek and other dedicated journalists. Thank you, Ms Zubek, for doing what you may consider a thankless job. Well done.

As for Sheriff Elder, the advice is the same as it would be for the current President. If you can't take criticism, it's not because it's "fake news." It's because you're petty and insecure.

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Posted by Bill W. on 12/14/2017 at 6:41 AM

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

Douche bag Bill Elder is at it again!

You mess with the bull, you get the horns ... so hand over the information that we the citizens have a right to see. Just because you don't like the fact that a journalist is exposing your dirty deeds doesn't give you the right to block them from the information we have rights too.

You are a public servant! Remember that! You serve the people of this County! Now hand over of the information and quit being a bitxh! Your non-compliance is quite telling.

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Posted by Asher777 on 12/14/2017 at 6:05 AM

Re: “UPDATE: Ex-officer says he witnessed order to notarize deputy oaths

And, in other words, CBI doesn't want to comment on an OPEN investigation ... therefore, it "would not be appropriate for CBI to make any comments at this time." So, assuming CBI does their investigation correctly and they aren't part of this corruption, it will only be a matter of time before criminal charges are filed against Elder and Borland ... and maybe Janet Huffor too. What a way to ring in the new year!

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Posted by Asher777 on 12/14/2017 at 5:59 AM

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