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Re: “Reader: Concrete Couch took on a project it can't handle

I will try to think of solutions,,rather than complain.

Posted by Roberto Arano on 11/14/2018 at 7:45 PM

Re: “The election is finally over, and now we know just how divided we really are

"And then the White House takes away Acostas press pass, but only after sending out an edited video making it seem as if he had placed his hands on a White House intern. He hadnt." - Mike Littwin

Umm. no. The "edited" video simply zoomed in. The video on CSPAN showed exactly the same thing. Acosta very clearly put his hands on the woman trying to get the mic from him.

"Whatever you blame, though, you can pretty much say that Trumps election campaign was the first based on a full-out division "

Again, no. That would be Obama. But since the media fawned over Obama like he was the Messiah, you will never admit that Obama did more to divide the country than anyone since Lincoln.

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Posted by Odin on 11/14/2018 at 1:13 PM

Re: “The election is finally over, and now we know just how divided we really are

FYI- If the Intern didn't try to grab the mike out of his hand in the first place, we wouldn't even be discussing this incident. What right did she have to do that? Was that being civil to a member of the WH Press? NO, it was very disrespectful and TRUMP and company are out of control and need to grow tf up!

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Posted by guruD on 11/14/2018 at 1:08 PM

Re: “The election is finally over, and now we know just how divided we really are

You people are such liars and hypocrites. Jim Acosta did put his hands on the intern and no the video was not edited. Democrats and their lapdog media are respinsible for the deep divisions and hatred in this country. Obama was never disrespected and treated THIS badly during his term once agsin proving democrats have no class, no shame and no moral compass. God bless you.

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Posted by rightsavage on 11/14/2018 at 9:29 AM

Re: “Reader: Concrete Couch took on a project it can't handle

once again, the only people who really know what is going on around these camps are the ones who unfortunately have to live it. the thieving element needs to be taken care of and many hard working citizens are getting fed up. it is starting to feel like there will have to be something horrible happen before the police will begin to address the crime part of this...

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Posted by happyfew on 11/14/2018 at 8:32 AM

Re: “Reader: Concrete Couch took on a project it can't handle

I work for Concrete Couch. What should I do?

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Posted by Abraham Eliezer Schubarth on 11/14/2018 at 3:55 AM

Re: “Reader: Concrete Couch took on a project it can't handle

Don't just read about it; take a trip and walk through it. N of Las Vegas; W of Royer. An environmental disaster in presence. Careful - five gallon buckets for toilets, needles, and altered states of rage may be present.
This is not an Utopia. This is a horrific gathering of bodily waste and trash. Never mind the 10 cubic yard dumpster; the ground is right there. No effort required.

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Posted by NIMBY McSuede on 11/13/2018 at 9:44 PM

Re: “Reader: Concrete Couch took on a project it can't handle

Wait, the homeless is so much here that a local art group had to set up a camp lol this city is going to shit soooooo fast

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Posted by Paes164 on 11/13/2018 at 2:51 PM

Re: “Iconic sites are closing due to irresponsible social media users, and Veterans Day free park access

I almost exclusively shoot film for this reason when hiking or looking for new places and I don't use a cell phone for pictures on my trips. Great article.

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Posted by Sean Reese on 11/13/2018 at 12:03 PM

Re: “Reader: We need safer streets

The Prophet Margin ,
A vehicle gets a green light in the same direction as a pedestrian's light, not across the ped's path. Peds get a green light only after the protected left turn phase has finished. If a ped is going across the oncoming vehicle traffic, then the ped is demonstrating example #2. So the only vehicles that should have a conflict with peds in designated crossing areas are drivers making unprotected lefts or drivers making rights. Also, the items I listed as #B and #C address your concerns. The cameras that you see at most intersections are basically just sensors and they do not normally record anything and are not normally monitored or even able to be monitored.

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Posted by Odin on 11/13/2018 at 10:29 AM

Re: “Reader: We need safer streets

Thank you for publishing, Mr. Schniper. To clarify my position and reason for writing, my concern is specifically with the intersections and the conflicting green and white signals, not just the streets in general.

Drivers get a green signal at the location they are expecting it, the one they are mentally entrained to focus on. They are not usually paying attention to the walk signals 30 feet away, which are being given to pedestrians at the very same time, carving the path of the driver through a left turn which crosses perpendicular to the walking path.

No matter how safe a pedestrian is, he is in the path of traffic while following his legally mandated timing and trajectory. Both are following the law but one is at multiple disadvantages and much more at risk for injury.

Putting two objects in the same space doesn't pan out well, this is a simple problem with a simple solution: Stop sending pedestrians into oncoming traffic, or stop sending oncoming traffic into pedestrians!!

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Posted by The Prophet Margin on 11/12/2018 at 5:31 PM

Re: “Reader: We need new traffic engineers

I second that motion, Malcom.

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Posted by The Prophet Margin on 11/12/2018 at 5:23 PM

Re: “Reader: We need safer streets

All of those things may be true, but they do not address the inherent safety conflict of drivers getting a green light to move their projectile right through the path of a pedestrian who cannot possibly be looking in all directions and is at a severe disadvantage in terms of line of sight when compared to a driver, who can glance at his mirrors and see everywhere very quickly. A pedestrian would need mirrored headgear for that.

There is also the issue of a significant speed difference. In the time it takes to turn your head 180 degrees, today's nimble cornering machines can come flying around the corner only to honk at you, or more. The intersection at Cascade and Bijou at Penrose Library is the worst.

I wonder what the cameras pointed at these problem intersections have to say.

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Posted by The Prophet Margin on 11/12/2018 at 5:14 PM

Re: “Reader: Manitou's values are at stake

Your tax money goes to the Broadmoor - whats new?

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Posted by rocket625 on 11/12/2018 at 12:26 PM

Re: “Photographing weddings never gets old

Excellent weddings photography, Thanks for sharing!!

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Posted by Alaxe on 11/12/2018 at 1:41 AM

Re: “No more thoughts and prayers

Mr. Olmstead, your theory as to why some people hate Jews is simple, but not true. History demonstrates that when Jews integrate into the larger community, the hatred of Judeophobes increases; it does not decrease. When the Nazis persecuted Jews, they went through church records methodically looking for Jewish converts to Christianity, and added them and their children to those they persecuted.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 11/10/2018 at 5:40 PM

Re: “No more thoughts and prayers

I personally love Jews no less (and no more) than any other human. I love humans. Its a gift. The the most simple answer to why some people hate Jews is that they hold themselves separate from the rest of the human race. This delusion should not inspire hate in other humans but it does. This burden that so many Jews curiously carry does not benefit them.

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Posted by Colin Olmstead on 11/10/2018 at 2:09 PM

Re: “Brianna Titone is Colorado's first transgender legislator

Congratulations Brianna!!!!

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Posted by TruB on 11/10/2018 at 11:48 AM

Re: “Iconic sites are closing due to irresponsible social media users, and Veterans Day free park access

The link to the LNT social media guide is: https://lnt.org/blog/new-social-media-guid… . Sorry for the omission.

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Posted by Hiking Bob on 11/10/2018 at 5:00 AM

Re: “A nation mourns Tree of Life victims while Trump continues to spread hate

Mr. Shirley, you missed the whole point of the column, which is that the president does not care about the victims, even though he did make a show of going to Pittsburgh.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 11/09/2018 at 11:10 PM

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