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Re: “Springs Police consider reviving photo enforcement against red light runners

You can **mail** anything you want, that does "not" mean I will get it.

Posted by None of the Above on 11/23/2017 at 3:49 PM

Re: “Springs Police consider reviving photo enforcement against red light runners

Wait - so it was a failure before, but now we think it will succeed?

The chief throws a lot of stats around but he is just a policemen, not a traffic safety engineer. How do those numbers compare with traffic volumes? What are the statistical averages? What is the standard deviation? Unfortunately the chief is not qualified to evaluate traffic safety, and he is judged in some part by how many tickets he issues. So to him naturally more tickets = more safety - a correlation that has been studied extensively and never proven to be true. Not to mention the 'empire' building that comes with a program like that... the extra revenue, the extra staff. Police love this stuff whether it improves safety or not (and as determined before, it doesn't).

And let's not confuse mailing a ticket to a car owner (not the driver) weeks after they've done something with enforcement.

Let's be clear, there have been NO comprehensive studies by traffic engineers for any of these supposed "dangerous" intersections. Most likely, all they need to do is lengthen the yellow light time above the minimum specification that they are probably set to. This costs nothing and can be done immediately. Any interest from the council on trying this? Of course not, and that's all we need to know.

Posted by PhotoRadarScam on 11/23/2017 at 1:44 PM

Re: “Recidivism continues to contribute to overcrowding Colorado prisons

Reading this article and many others, written by my daughter Patience most of all coming and raised in an oppressed country my pride of her is behind tears of joy.
Keep up the good work and always love you

Posted by Janvier Kabwasa on 11/22/2017 at 8:09 PM

Re: “Springs Police consider reviving photo enforcement against red light runners

Do it!

Why are lights or signs at intersections?

It is where vehicles COULD collide. More dangerous than a straight stretch of road.

Lets weed out those who think a yellow light means beat it like hell through the intersection.

Behavior is modified by positive reinforcement.

Start mailing those tickets!

Dave :-)

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Posted by William David Beadles on 11/22/2017 at 5:58 PM

Re: “Wyatt’s Pub & Grill is no slouch

Love the atmosphere!! Great spot to catch the game and have exceptional food at a crazy cheap prices.

Posted by Brian Holst on 11/22/2017 at 5:32 PM

Re: “The new Taylor Swift carries an odd feeling

I have not listened to her new music, this review seems useful, she is still rather young, sheltered and uber wealthy, given more time she may come upon a populist progressive mindset if she keeps thinking and asking questions, I hope.

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Posted by Dave Chase on 11/22/2017 at 3:33 PM

Re: “Help Nate Feola get a service dog named Chunk

$14,000 for a dog? "Oxygen tanks" that weigh 10-15 pounds? Is there something I don't understand?

Portable oxygen concentrators weigh less than 5 pounds. The Airsep Focus weighs 1.75 pounds. (It can cost less than $1K.) That leaves enough money to get the boy a dog from the pound.

Posted by Linda Rosa on 11/22/2017 at 2:51 PM

Re: “Gabe From The Future's sound advice

His taste in music actually kind of sucks. When it comes to Metallica those who cared about things more than loudness said take a hike after touring for 4 years on the same album. Losers in music do make money.
Love some of the bands but come on man.
By the way "Heavy Metal" was a derogatory term for the obnoxious music heard by a music critic. But took off with other writers because many, like the critic, didnt have the decency to publish the thoughts and feelings of the musicians at the time. Take Black Sabbath. When rarely asked by american writers what their thoughts where on their music they would respond "hard rock blues".
Yet they were labeled Heavy Metal. A rather stupid term in the face of the bands thoughts.

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Posted by William Rodriguez on 11/22/2017 at 7:50 AM

Re: “Wyatt’s Pub & Grill is no slouch

Wyatt's is the best "bar food" in town! The fish and chips, pork sliders, and pizza are our favorites. The staff is also great, we love having Wyatt's around the corner!!

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Posted by Okiedokie on 11/22/2017 at 7:29 AM

Re: “Dab Lounge closed after police execute search warrants

Can we say witchunt? Police and local authorities have a bad case of reefer-madness, they will never give up on their attempts to suppress the evil weed..... too bad because these clubs are important venues for cannabis users to congregate with other like minded folks. There is no harm caused by them.

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Posted by prairie chix on 11/22/2017 at 7:20 AM

Re: “Reader: Just legalize it

Please move to Portugal.

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Posted by Random Citizen on 11/22/2017 at 6:54 AM

Re: “How do we even the economic scales for Americans?

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Posted by Tony Walter on 11/21/2017 at 10:28 PM

Re: “Notary duties by the book

Garrett Swasey isn't mentioned in this article. Based on your posts you must either be in law enforcement, in which case your comments show a lack of professionalism at best, or you're retired from the force in which case you get to attack people and make accusations based only on your prejudices. In other words, a troll.

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Posted by rangesaf on 11/20/2017 at 9:07 PM

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

Yet another business engaged with the Prison Industrial Complex. Forced contracts for "defendants" should be unconstitutional and probably are. This "war" is Spiritual, as well as physical/legal/lawful. In the name of Yeshua.

Posted by gregaj7 on 11/20/2017 at 8:04 PM

Re: “Let history and the 25th Amendment inform efforts on impeachment

I found this article by Baynard Wood highly amusing. Now the "shoe" is on the other "foot", in that many of us from the "right/conservative" side deeply wanted Barack Obama impeached, yet also knew who/why was next (Joe Biden). Having to remove upwards of ten or more in the succession order wasn't viable. Now, with CEO Trump, this same dilemma presents itself to the "left/liberal" side. Praise YHVH-God, in the name of Yeshua!!!

Posted by gregaj7 on 11/20/2017 at 7:49 PM

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

The right is not dependent on the militia, the militia is dependent on the right.

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Posted by Odin on 11/20/2017 at 6:59 PM

Re: “CSPD sergeant arrested

Don't know who reads these posts but we live in Canon City and an officer was involved in my sisters murder somehow and in some way when he had a personal storage unit that was sold with evidence of her murder was in it! How stupid do you have to be to do that? Now he has minimal charges and retires with full pay, fuck that we as civilizations would be in prison!!! Look it all up! Candice Hiltz from Canon City,Colorado killed in 2006 and that piece of shit Robert Dodd aka our protection and servant!!! Let me know what you think and how you would perceive the police department??? George the oldest brother at ge@goactioncat.com

Posted by Justice for Candi on 11/20/2017 at 6:58 PM

Re: “Uber hit with $8.9 million civil penalty

Many cab drivers, and very likely Uber and other transportation providers are ex- convicts. They get out of prison with pristine driving records. No violations for 10 to 25 years probably looks pretty good on a resume.

Posted by rangesaf on 11/20/2017 at 5:36 PM

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

"OK Dave H. Since you want to cite the Militia Act of 1790, when are you called to muster?" - Dave T.

Doesn't matter. The right to arms belongs to the people. Participation in a militia is not a prerequisite to the right. The Militia Act I cited simply gives an idea as to what "arms" consist of and has no bearing on who has the right.


"Hint: Look up the Militia Act of 1903. It states who the Well Regulated Militia is."

Nope. It states who the organized and reserve militia is. The term "well regulated" appears nowhere in it. But again, the right is not reserved to the militia, it belongs to the people.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/20/2017 at 2:42 PM

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

OK Dave H. Since you want to cite the Militia Act of 1790, when are you called to muster?

Hint: Look up the Militia Act of 1903. It states who the Well Regulated Militia is.

Another hint: It's not you. Or Holmes. Or Richard Nascak. Or Jay Whynotaskme. Or Oath Keepers. Or the idiot at the Bundy Ranch pointing his gun at BLM agents.

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Posted by Dave T. on 11/20/2017 at 1:14 PM

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