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Re: “The FBI and dirty cops

The government, state, and local law enforcement have gone off the rails! This country was not created to be an additional England or an extension of England. Our forefathers never intended for our citizen's rights to be trampled upon in this manner. Lincoln NEVER intended for Marshal Law to be permanently enacted!! And until we can get lawmakers and law enforcers under control this country will never be as it was intended to be, FREE AND/OR PROSPEROUS. It's citizens will constantly feel under threat and
miserable, which in turn will continually make them rebel.

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Posted by UnanomoCitizn on 02/19/2018 at 5:56 PM

Re: “Leave your stinkin' drone at home

IJC:

"One of the issues is privacy violation. I don't want to be filmed without consent by strangers from a buzzing device flying 50' away from me."

You have no right to privacy if you're in a public place. Security cameras are ubiquitous....and perfectly legal. They are recording your image every day. Drones in open public airspace get the same treatment. They do not need your consent.

Posted by Bill W. on 02/18/2018 at 8:23 AM

Re: “Peter Brimelow: VDARE Foundation rejects white supremacy label

Well certainly the 13 count indictment against the Russian entities interfering in the election process debunks their claim of a working strategy. They seem to have the same playbook.

Posted by rangesaf on 02/17/2018 at 1:32 PM

Re: “Leave your stinkin' drone at home

One of the issues is privacy violation. I don't want to be filmed without consent by strangers from a buzzing device flying 50' away from me. Would you feel comfortable if you were filmed getting into your car, going to work, and your family filmed too? It's the same thing. Invasion of privacy.

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Posted by Injecting Common Sense on 02/17/2018 at 7:46 AM

Re: “Racist meme at local school presents learning opportunity

MikeB45 reminds us that there are those who don't believe racism is such a problem because they feel it's just a small pocket of people. They are often more concerned that AntiFa exists than they are with hate speech from people following ideals of Supremacists. They don't care so much about those reacting to skin color because they feel they are peers to those who promote the Men's platform of patriarchal class society.

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Posted by TruB on 02/16/2018 at 10:13 AM

Re: “Reader: Where are all of those "fiscal conservatives"?

"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness."
-John Kenneth Galbraith

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Posted by happyfew on 02/16/2018 at 9:49 AM

Re: “Reader: Where are all of those "fiscal conservatives"?

Elaine is correct that the GOP does the opposite of what they claim to be about while crying fake news.
There spending is out of control in Wshington and locally. Every time this town needs something the republicans raise our taxes.

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Posted by TruB on 02/16/2018 at 9:15 AM

Re: “Peter Brimelow: VDARE Foundation rejects white supremacy label

I thought there was a City or County petition that was going around that pretty much forced the resort to cancel the event. So that says the folk who overwhelmingly voted Trump also voted you out. Just because a community polls show a Republican tendencies does not require full agreement with all views from organizations that attach themselves to the Republican party.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 02/15/2018 at 7:50 PM

Re: “Peter Brimelow: VDARE Foundation rejects white supremacy label

Citizens Project and a couple of City Council members and representatives from the community are hosting a community discussion tonight about exactly what VDARE's people are afraid of - immigrants in our community who deserve to be seen.
Maybe if VDARE's members actually met someone in the immigrant community and learned their stories, they wouldn't nearly as afraid of them. And that is exactly what this is - fear. They're not strong idealists, upholding some moral principle. They're scared of being treated the way they treat current minorities. They're scared of losing their positions of privilege and power. They're scared of being excluded because grownups looking for solutions to complex problems don't invite petulant children to the table.
Good. They should be. The policies and mindset they advocate has dominated politics and terrorized families for too long. It's high time people unite against hateful groups who espouse things like ethnic or racial purity as some sort of national security and economic panacea. We're not standing for it any more. Let us call them the white nationalists they are, and let them be scared.

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Posted by JGinCOS on 02/15/2018 at 2:20 PM

Re: “Reader: l have the right not be shot to death

Thats funny because he makes no point. Stamps his feet, screams about stuff that cant be regulated, and blames other things without a solution or even willing to personally address the only available solution. Just like a bunch of others blowing a horn with no sound.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 02/14/2018 at 5:33 PM

Re: “Reader: l have the right not be shot to death

Yes Rocky, he likes to "high five" himself to make his point.

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Posted by bobdobbs on 02/11/2018 at 10:42 PM

Re: “Reader: l have the right not be shot to death

Well bobdobbs that may very well be if so hes agreeing with himself.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 02/11/2018 at 8:50 PM

Re: “Reader: "Marijuana Land"? Seriously?

I live on the west side. I also don't have a car so I get to use our lovely third world country styled bus system. I am on the streets and blend right in with our homeless folks, who I talk with every single day.
If you think that being the first state to legalize pot hasn't caused our town any harm, you are living in a privileged denial bubble.

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Posted by Zanti Blue on 02/11/2018 at 5:41 PM

Re: “Reader: Just go somewhere else

The lack of affordable housing is not because of 'greedy landlords'. That is like saying because I cannot afford ice cream, Safeway is to blame.
Homelessness is the symptom of many causes coming together on an individual and each case is complex and very different.
The greedy landlord blame game got old in the 80's. Do you think property taxes haven't gone up? Insurance? Wages for employees to take care of things?
Everything costs more now. It takes 2 people with modest earnings and their 2 incomes to survive anymore. I learned this the hard way after my divorce.
There is not just a bunch of greedy landlords behind it all. Personal responsibility factors in, too.
I do, however, absolutely agree that putting others before our own citizens is a disgusting policy that only serves those wanting political gain and is criminal.
You never know when you may be in the position of needing help after paying into the system your whole life. Less stupid spending and more local help because of it would go a long way to solving a lot of these issues.

Posted by Zanti Blue on 02/11/2018 at 5:22 PM

Re: “My American story’s “shithole” roots

If some of the small-minded commenters of this article used any critical thinking skills, they would have come to the conclusion that the columnists family, the ones that came from the very countries that Trump denigrated, made meaningful and lasting contributions to THIS country. They worked in engineering, academia and even the United Nations! Her grandfather retired from military after 35 years of service!

None of the accomplishments she listed was "easy" and her relatives surely paid a much higher price for them than the average American. The fact that she was molested, a claim some family members didn't believe, says as much. And all of this colored how she reacted to Donald Trump's statement.

To be honest, ALL of us (except Native Americans) come from shithole countries. A great many of us are the descendants of people who used "chain migration" to bring their families here. And all of us have paid a price for living in this country. While some have paid in physical violence, having their psyche crushed, and not being full recognized as Americans - others have paid in ignorance.

And to the commenter that stated Dick Durbin walked his claim back - couldn't find any evidence of that. Although a quick search of the internet shows some hateful articles that try to cloud the issue. (Amazing how the truth never changes while lies "evolve".)

Posted by Mountain Jim on 02/11/2018 at 4:14 PM

Re: “Racist meme at local school presents learning opportunity

Mountain out of a mole hill?

For some lucky people, racism isn't an everyday occurrence and nothing to worry about. The rest of us have to look at the facts and figures of every story and work hard to combat ignorance. In this particular story, the son's picture was used to promote a clearly racist meme. (Mikeb45 - I suppose you can explain away the racist overtones in "around blacks never relax"?) The mother lost her job looking out for her son and dealing with the issue, while the son has lost the desire to go to school and has suffered bad grades because of the incident. While it may have been an "innocent" prank, the repercussions for the victim in this particular incident have been huge without any regards to the outcome of the "punishment" perpetrator.

This could have been a "teachable moment" for everyone at the school. Instead, it was dismissed as a "boys-will-be-boys" incident DESPITE the clear harm done to the victim and his family.

Innocent or not, these "pranks" will continue until someone is successfully prosecuted (and potentially has their future ruined) for what it is - a hate crime. Some things cannot be undone and it is usually best to keep one's opinions to themselves rather than resort to character assassination on public media. Maybe the kids at CMHS or other places do not get that particular lesson. However, calling it a mole hill and denigrating the reporter is NOT the response of someone looking to solve the problem.

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Posted by Mountain Jim on 02/11/2018 at 3:51 PM

Re: “Racist meme at local school presents learning opportunity

Sounds like you are making a mountain out of a mole hill. I guess if you are looking for racists around every corner you could write a dumbass article like this.

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 02/10/2018 at 8:16 PM

Re: “Homeless LGBTQ youth face major challenges with little help

As I recall, Inside Out Youth Services does advocacy for the the homeless youth, you should follow up on this by interviewing their new Director and you can contact them at https://www.insideoutys.org/contact/ It's up to each of us to help and get these kids off the streets...

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Posted by Ed Sanders on 02/09/2018 at 11:04 AM

Re: “Reader: l have the right not be shot to death

Hey Rocky! Dave H. and Odin are the same person.

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Posted by bobdobbs on 02/08/2018 at 10:34 PM

Re: “Reader: Stick to the original agreement

The link I think to which Mr. Curious refers. Once there, scroll down the page toward the bottom for the sub link Citizen Q and A.

https://coloradosprings.gov/BLR

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Posted by R Wehner on 02/08/2018 at 5:13 PM

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