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Re: “Air Force Academy concludes racism investigation

Had the individual been white....hate crime, lock him up and throw away the key! Since he's black, naturally he will skate free!!

8 likes, 16 dislikes
Posted by Holmes on 11/07/2017 at 9:34 PM

Re: “Election results start pouring in, voters friendly to gov asks

Freaking awesome, 2A is going to pass!! More police officers coming to a station near you!!

8 likes, 10 dislikes
Posted by Holmes on 11/07/2017 at 9:31 PM

Re: “Fall Craft Fair

its Stratton Meadows Elementary School the one near southgate

Posted by Deja Meshae on 11/07/2017 at 8:43 PM

Re: “Air Force Academy concludes racism investigation

Like this was a surprise, given that 99% of these have been hoaxes since last Nov. 8.

The commander should be ashamed of himself for making innocent people stand at attention for his rant, given that he jumped to conclusions. He showed extremely poor judgment and should be fired.

10 likes, 37 dislikes
Posted by James Harrison on 11/07/2017 at 8:39 PM

Re: “The Indy's picks for the 2017 Coordinated Elections

Actually Morgan Chavez is also a community activist. She is part of an activist group and has organized many protests and rallies with them. Chavez also avidly volunteers at schools and organizations. It seems like you are under-crediting her by saying she just works at an insurance company.

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Posted by amelia on 11/07/2017 at 8:14 PM

Re: “Inequity in city’s parks and open spaces must be addressed

Oh Ghost's of Palmer and Stratton be with us ... do *not* walk Shooks Run N or S of there; and do *not* walk the near or around the bridge over Shooks Run to the South of the Leon Young Pavillion.

Creek Week won't even touch this particular zone of the city - would you? Needles, five gallon buckets of feces, tents surrounded with collections of garbage (Ski boots? Really? Five or six dismembered bike frames? Single shoes? Useless baskets, torn luggage, wheel less shopping carts?).

Ok, if you would like to see a small scale version of the newest Mad Max movie; take a walk! Enjoy a literal canyon of trash, garbage, plastic, busted up furniture; and more. PS: Watch your step!

Yah, let's pack it out if you can pack it in! Three years ago it was a small forest, full of trails and bike paths; then about 30-45 transients moved in; caught it on fire; dropped about half a foot of trash on the forest floor; and ta-dah! The only thing the RR could do was to bull dozer it all to the ground.

I could care less about where and how people live; but if all they can do is ruin an area with the garbage they bring in (and somehow are unable to bring back out); it is *not* the responsibility of other people to be cleaning up after them. Disgusting environmental manners, disgusting!

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Posted by Stain K. Hensley on 11/07/2017 at 6:11 PM

Re: “Inequity in city’s parks and open spaces must be addressed

Wonderful article Patience, and so true.

For those that would like to know where the Leon Young Picnic Pavilion is, its right along the southern most stretch of the Shooks Run Trail in the Hillside Neighborhood.

Here is a map link:

Dropped Pin
near 907 S Corona St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Posted by Allen Beauchamp on 11/07/2017 at 5:14 PM

Re: “Reader: Either assimilate, or get out

Well, first of all, if they apply they will be deported, if they live under the radar they likely will not. Second, they pay in to social security which they can never collect, helping to support citizens that do. Third, not everybody wants to be a US citizen, some are just trying to feed families in their native countries. Finally, why do so many care whether someone is a US citizen, they are a citizen of this planet, and like everyone else they had no choice of where they were born. Maybe everyone should be a better world citizen.

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Posted by rangesaf on 11/07/2017 at 4:37 PM

Re: “Air Force Academy concludes racism investigation

Can't people figure out that if you try to cause trouble by lying about racist acts, all you are doing is providing a reason for people to discredit any reports of racism?

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Posted by Richard M. Shirley on 11/07/2017 at 4:31 PM

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

Within minutes of the shooting in Texas, Sen Bennett starting calling for more gun control without even waiting for any facts to come in. One of his faves -- universal background checks, which take the existing background check system and applies it to private sales.

Except the gunman in Texas passed several background checks because he bought from a dealer. Same for the Vegas gunman. And the Navy Yard gunman, and the Tucson/Giffords gunman, and the Aurora gunman, and so on and so on. And this is why gun controls have very little credibility. They pass laws that are just plain $tup!d.

Take for instance the current proposals to ban "bump stocks". Instead of having the BATFE revisit their Obama era decision that such devices were legal, all the knee jerk reactionaries are trying to pass bills that ban "any part or combination of parts that is designed and functions to increase the rate of fire of a semi-automatic rifle". The problem is that such language could end up unintentionally banning all kinds of things including aftermarket springs, precision trigger kits, etc. that are normal gunsmithing items used to improve the trigger pull of firearms.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/07/2017 at 4:25 PM

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

"Actually he had been dishonourably discharged from the military" -- Frank Speaking

Actually it appears it was a BCD, not a Dishonorable.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/07/2017 at 4:05 PM

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

"Dave,In the 18 years before Port Arthur (1996), Australia had 13 mass shootings, defined as shootings in which five or more people were killed. In the 21 years since, there have been none."

Not quite true, but even so, like I said, Australia didn't really have much of a problem before they passed their insane laws.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/07/2017 at 4:03 PM

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

But seriously Rocky you have to know your enemy. Which group wants to remove God from society? Which group hates old fashioned values and Americana? Why does hollywood and MTV push race divisions, Godlessness, debauchery and selfishness? Why have we fallen so far from God? Why are humans so easily manipulated and corrupted? The left are our enemies and they will not back down so easily.

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 11/07/2017 at 12:51 PM

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

No rocky its all the republicans fault for being cowards and not taking everyones guns away it worked in austrailia.

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 11/07/2017 at 12:46 PM

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

Well here we are again another nut got his hands on a gun and killed innocent people. Now were right back to the same old B.S. Some say more guns in the hands of those that may protect others say no guns. The lawmakers sure have no ideas. The ones that scream protection are offering no ideas and those that scream no guns have no ideas. More ant the answer and not having any is not the answer. The problem people is society I grew up in a family and a time that taught right and wrong not laws but morals. Dont lie, cheat, steal and hurt others wasent taught in Church or at School but by a single mother in the 60s with 4 mouths to feed. Now days every where ya go and everything ya do someone is out to rip ya off or hurt ya. Marriage is a joke to be taken lightly families dont back each other kids are taught with a TV and video games and theres so much selfishness that its come to stupidity is the norm. Yes it sounds awful like liberal hippy crap but some where along the way we got to start caring and thinking about each other. If ya know someone that is not quite right help them if your kid or a neighbor is obsessed with video games go throw a ball with them. Teach dont preach most know how ya just got to put down the dollar bill and reach for the real prize. When your dying and alone that fat wallet wont comfort you. If this society put as much effort into our family and friends as we do making money think of how great we could get along. Mike B. politics ant got a thing to do with it. Its the full break down of giving a shit. The only thing all those wack jobs have in common is they didnt. And thats all our fault.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 11/07/2017 at 12:35 PM

Re: “CSPD Chief Carey: city needs more than 100 more officers

Funny. The whole premise seems to be that we need to vote for 2A, the StormWater Initiate, so that we can hire 100 more police officers. In other words, there won't be any additional spending on StormWater because the money currently in the budget will now go to the police, and the new "fee" money will be the same amount.

Shell game...

2 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Mike Randall on 11/07/2017 at 12:12 PM

Re: “Reader: Either assimilate, or get out

Exactly thank you. I think its around 600 dollars to file for citzenship. Our immigration laws have been disrespected and ignored for far too long.

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 11/07/2017 at 7:21 AM

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

Nidal Hasan Ft Hood Shooter: Registered Democrat and Muslim.
Aaron Alexis, Navy Yard shooter black liberal/Obama voter
Seung-Hui Cho Virginia Tech shooter: Wrote hate mail to President Bush and to his staff, registered Democrat.
James Holmes the Dark Knight/Colorado shooter: Registered Democrat, staff worker on the Obama campaign, #Occupy guy,progressive liberal, hated Christians.

Amy Bishop, the rabid leftist, killed her colleagues in Alabama, Obama supporter.
Andrew J. Stack, flew plane into IRS building in Texas Leftist Democrat

James J. Lee who was the green activist/ leftist took hostages at Discovery Channel progressive liberal Democrat.
Jared Loughner, the Tucson shooter Leftist, Marxist.
dem mass murder Ohio bomb plot derps were occupy Wall St leftists.
Harris and Klebold, the Columbine Shooters families registered Democrats and progressive Leftists.
Bill Ayers, Weather Underground bomber Leftist Democrat.
Lee Harvey Oswald, Socialist, Communist and Democrat killed Kennedy

Rep. Steve Scalise shot by a Bernie supporter.
Rand Paul attacked by his socialist neighbor.

Excuse me for jumping to conclusions about his possible political affiliations. Oh and theres about a 95% chance he was on some pyschotropic dissassociative medication but lets give our friends big pharma the benefit of the doubt shall we?

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 11/07/2017 at 7:16 AM

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

"On a LinkedIn page, notes, Kelley signified that he cared about civil rights, animal welfare, arts, social action, human rights and children."
Hmmm and he was an avowed atheist. Sounds like yet another left wing mass shooter to me. Shall i list some more left wing mass shooters?

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 11/07/2017 at 7:01 AM

Re: “TABOR author on question 1A

It is evident that personal vendettas seem to prevail over reason. Allowing the County to keep $15 million more per year OVER the already growth-adjusted TABOR limit is a BLANK check yes-voters are writing from their own wallets and those of their current and future fellow citizens for their politicians to use how they see fit. It is absurd. Talk about GULLIBLE!

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Posted by Joel C. Miller on 11/07/2017 at 5:27 AM

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