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Re: “A look at voter turnout across the region

no we just understand that no matter what we want the city council does whatever it wants......we want rec pot to pay for all the improvements being done we don't want a raise in taxes...see where that got us? this isn't OUR city this is THEIR city...we don't count. we thought we did, but it seems we were wrong.....even with us not voting in force...they still pass whatever they want and justify it..............and no one says a word......cuz if they did they would become a target....

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Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 11/17/2017 at 8:34 AM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

that's military hardware....some are available with a class A permit. but those are not.......the brain power it took to come up with that nonsense is overwhelming!!!

12 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 11/17/2017 at 8:30 AM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter


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Posted by Holmes on 11/16/2017 at 9:25 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Whats that Holmes? You claim you dont work at EPSO, and are not connected to the sheriff, yet you make a comment like that. Hmmm...just blew your cover, genius.

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Posted by Skeet on 11/16/2017 at 8:00 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

You're in for a huge disappointment!! Wish that I could share more! Please stand by!!

2 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Holmes on 11/16/2017 at 7:08 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Bwaahaaa, Holems you crack me up...... your either an Elder crony or your someone who thinks the the earth is flat. I know that you keep saying that the docs dont have to be notarized, but no one is distracted from the fact that Elder and/or his command staff ordered those two to notarize documents more than one year later ( which happens to be illegal and therefore a crime), But dont worry your pretty little head..... the truth is coming out and neither you or i will have to prove it. Word on the street is that it is being looked into behind the scene. And in the famous words of Jim Carrey (in the movie Liar Liar) And the truth will set you free :)

8 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by John D on 11/16/2017 at 6:40 PM

Re: “Coal Mine Dragon's punishing lunch buffet

I've always thought the same thing.
Who wants this buffet when there are several better in the area. It's not like their delivery is any better.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by TruB on 11/16/2017 at 5:30 PM

Re: “Reader: We are killing ourselves

Maybe if the government agents to whom we pay our taxes did their jobs? The latest California shooter was not legally eligible to possess firearms. Yet when his neighbors (including one he killed) called police on multiple occasions to complain about him target practicing at all hours the local law enforcement failed to take action. Merely enforcing the tough laws passed in California would have prevented this attack by returning the shooter to jail.

Then there's the Texas church killer. If those federal employees in the Air Force had done their jobs, he wouldn't have been able to buy the weapons he used that bloody day.

If you can show me that I can rely on the government agencies that gun grabbers like yourself maintain is all we need to protect us, I might consider relinquishing the firearms I posses for self defense. But to say that we don't need them now is total foolishness.

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Posted by Richard M. Shirley on 11/16/2017 at 4:49 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

People go off and do a lot of crazy things. You'd have to ask them. But it's true, they do not need to be notarized. Check with the CSPD, same with them. Your burden of proof is on Elder's wrongdoing. Good luck with that!

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Posted by Holmes on 11/16/2017 at 4:35 PM

Re: “Reader: Progressives want to steal America as we know it

asawatcher, your ignorance is completely astounding. The protection for firearms is contained in the right. As in individuals have the right to firearms. Furthermore, the term "arms" refers to items of common use for individuals. Semi-autos are very much "common use", so no, you cannot ban all semi-autos.

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Posted by Odin on 11/16/2017 at 4:24 PM

Re: “Sign the petition, call your congressional reps, to impeach Donald Trump

now every response is a "whataboutism" . did it ever work to say "well what about jimmy down the street, he did it too"? doubt anybody's mom bought that weak justification. "grab them by the p@$$y" trump is a scumbag... doesn't matter about anyone else.

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Posted by happyfew on 11/16/2017 at 4:21 PM

Re: “Sheriff's Office asks for crime footage

@Mike Randall - that's a great idea!

One would believe we have a right - it's a taxpayer owned building and they are government workers - their paychecks are funded by the taxpayer! It's our right! That would be some true transparency! And, didn't Elder say he was all about transparency?

And Pam, come on ... where is the KRW report?

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Posted by Asher777 on 11/16/2017 at 12:58 PM

Re: “Sign the petition, call your congressional reps, to impeach Donald Trump

@TruB Oh, rest assured, I am aware that GOPers are just a nasty as Dem officials. But here the Dems are asking to impeach the POTUS for doing things that they do as well.

Neither party does what it was originally intended to do. The GOP has swung too far to the right, the Dems have swung to far to the left, and neither is willing to work together for the good of the people. Washington DC has turned into one big cesspool.

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Posted by Mike Randall on 11/16/2017 at 12:35 PM

Re: “Sign the petition, call your congressional reps, to impeach Donald Trump

That is hysterical Mike Randall. Maybe GOPers should take personal responsibility.
Politicians on both sides are screwing Americans but you go ahead and believe that the right wing isn't part of the problem. How about you spend more time equally applying where the guilt sits. It is really humorous that with the Actions of Roy Moore you want to only believe that dems are at fault.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by TruB on 11/16/2017 at 12:03 PM

Re: “Sheriff's Office asks for crime footage

I would like to ask the Sheriff's Office to start making video available to us of the shady deals that go on behind closed doors on their 5th floor and elsewhere.

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Posted by Mike Randall on 11/16/2017 at 11:12 AM

Re: “El Paso County jail is home to people too poor to pay fines or make bail

This is terrible!!!

People should retaliate against the Sheriff's Office by not breaking the law and thus depriving the jail of any inmates. That'd teach them a lesson!!!

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Posted by Mike Randall on 11/16/2017 at 10:39 AM

Re: “Sign the petition, call your congressional reps, to impeach Donald Trump

"... the terrible, amoral example he sets for the children of this nation, his numerous allegations of sexual assault and..."

Oh, that's an impeachable offense? Hmmm.... Let's see what else is going on in the news today:

"...says Democratic Rep. Paul Rosenthal of Denver inappropriately touched him and tried to kiss him at a 2012 fundraiser..."

"Democratic Rep. Steve Lebsock of Adams County has denied claims by a fellow lawmaker, Rep. Faith Winter, that he sexually harassed her at a party in 2016."

"A woman accused Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken on Thursday of groping her and kissing her without her consent in 2006 while she was on a USO Tour overseas."

Maybe the Dems should spend less time trying to go after Trump and more time cleaning their own filthy house!!!

6 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Mike Randall on 11/16/2017 at 10:37 AM

Re: “Reader: Progressives want to steal America as we know it

There is NO protection for firearms themselves. There IS protection for the INDIVIDUAL right to keep and bear arms.
But Jasmine would be correct were she to point out that there is no protection in the Second Amendment for the manufacture of SEMI-AUTOMATIC weapons, or the importation of such, or the transfer of SEMI-AUTOMATIC weaponry.
It would be no violation of Second Amendment rights if we were to BAN the manufacture, importation, and the transferring of ownership of ALL automatic and semi-automatic weapons.

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Posted by asawatcher on 11/16/2017 at 10:21 AM

Re: “Spring's downtown bicycle infrastructure progresses despite growing pains

I think these bike friendly changes need to thought out better - our roads are already hazardous and driving is often a dangerous activity on streets seriously over crowded and drivers who have zero patience for anyone in their path vehicles, pedestrians or cyclists.

Where are the studies from the motorized point of view? Overnight people who parked on the street have their parking taken away and drivers are forced into traffic delays and congestion all so empty bike lanes can be kept available at all times.

Perhaps it would be in the public safety interest to consider adjusting sidewalks to allow for the bicycle traffic? Maybe we just dig up all the parkways trees and grass and turn them into bike paths - it makes about as much sense as what is being done to high traffic roadways for the sake of an alternative method of transportation.

And one might also question why if cars are suppose to be abandoned there is not a more aggressive attempt at improving public transportation options in this community?

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Posted by rms on 11/16/2017 at 10:05 AM

Re: “Reader: Prayers and concealed guns won't change a thing

Mikeb45 lists the liberal, Democrats that were mass killers, so I just took one name at random:
I had forgotten the name of the shooter at Virginia Tech, so I decided to check out Seung-Hui Chos political affiliations.
Hmmm, seems Seung-Hui Cho was a Korean national, NOT even a US citizen. It is quite doubtful, then, that he was ever registered to vote, much less as a Democrat in Virginia, which doesnt even record party affiliation on voter registrations; yet, Mikeb45 makes the claim that he was a registered Democrat.
Im wondering how many more on Mikeb45's list of evil mass killers were in no way motivated by partisan considerations or would pass muster as a Liberal or a Socialist or a left-winger, much less a Democrat.
For example:
Nidal Hasan, Ft Hood Shooter was NOT a registered Democrat.
James Holmes was neither a registered Democrat nor any of the other attributes Mikeb45 claims of him.
And I dont think Harris and Klebold celebrated Hitler's birthday the way they did because their parents were "progressive leftists".
Mass shooters are alienated individuals, not individuals who felt they were a part of a political organization, much less a political ideology that generally opposes unregulated access to the unlimited proliferation of weaponry which enabled their actions.

Posted by asawatcher on 11/16/2017 at 10:04 AM

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