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Re: “Colorado lawmakers pass 'breakthrough' housing development bill

Require an "Engineered Foundation" and you solve 80 % of the Problems.

This means that Steel Rebar is used in the Concrete to strengthen the structure.

Also, a Soils Test for the Permit.

Posted by frank1946 on 05/02/2017 at 5:03 AM

Re: “Choice of lesbian commandant at Air Force Academy stirs debate

Will the honor code still apply to cadets?

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Martin Mayerchak on 05/01/2017 at 9:08 PM

Re: “Choice of lesbian commandant at Air Force Academy stirs debate

Hmmm.... She says she did not realize she was gay until after DADT was abolished. Yet she has her family for how many years now? How many lies can she tell and still have integrity? Maybe if you only lie about certain things, its OK, right?

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Martin Mayerchak on 05/01/2017 at 9:07 PM

Re: “Lathen resigns from Colorado Springs Forward

Maybe God will forgive her for her county council term limit shenanigans, but I won't.

18 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by UCanSeeClearlyNow on 05/01/2017 at 8:18 PM

Re: “St. Francis Medical Center set to expand

IIRC there are NO burn units in this city, they airlift you to Denver. When will we get one.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by OldCrank on 05/01/2017 at 1:15 PM

Re: “Amendment 71 challenged as unconstitutional in federal court

Denver/Boulder doesn't think much of statehood.

2 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by LivesLocally on 05/01/2017 at 11:15 AM

Re: “Amendment 71 challenged as unconstitutional in federal court

so any Podunk town can stop what the rest of the state wants? is this democracy???

6 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by happyfew on 05/01/2017 at 8:21 AM

Re: “Amendment 71 challenged as unconstitutional in federal court

Well, there goes Denver again trying to run the entire state as they see fit.

6 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by John Howell on 05/01/2017 at 4:50 AM

Re: “Dave Vanian and The Damned keep punk alive

Well we do not have The Stooges anymore pardon me as I cry a bit. Glad The Damned are still around more or less. The days of good punk is tough to come by at least the real stuff and not just knock offs.

Posted by HolaMakina on 05/01/2017 at 12:51 AM

Re: “Electronic add-ons provide more streaming options than you could ever watch on cable or satellite

I know you mentioned XboxOne but for gamers it really is a good way to go I believe. Well at least for us that like to play games online. You get a lot of option once you are subscribed. I realize that is more money but I pay for it anyways so I can play online. The system is not complete without it really.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by HolaMakina on 05/01/2017 at 12:48 AM

Re: “Digital video providers could be the end of your cable bill

I've been trying out DirecTV Now. You can get a subset of channels via the Internet. It's more money than SlingTV. I like the line up more but it has some problems at times. Also issues with the big channels like cbs and abc.
I may drop it but it's good to see there are options.

Posted by HolaMakina on 05/01/2017 at 12:46 AM

Re: “Air Force to UCCS? Concerns over a chancellor finalist

Not having a terminal degree isn't "made up." Not having any experience with a civilian US university, much less a large research-oriented one, isn't a made-up excuse. No experience in the arena of academic freedom, nor academic leadership without the benefit of rank, aren't made up excuses. A recent background of cutting, not expanding ,academic programs isn't made-up either. Could she adapt and lead without these primary qualifications? Maybe. Does UCCS want to take that chance when they have two other eminently qualified candidates who DO possess these qualifications and proven track records? We'll see. Many are just happy that she's leaving USAFA.

18 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by BirdManBlue on 04/30/2017 at 12:35 PM

Re: “Driver in fatal crash was 'racing' for a parking space, police said

dan may only goes after people he doesnt have to "work" to get. if it looks like work he plea deals. i dont know how this clown has remained in control of our d.a.'s office for soooo long it seems no one will run against him.

3 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 04/30/2017 at 11:43 AM

Re: “Air Force to UCCS? Concerns over a chancellor finalist

Although the last 8 years has politicized the upper echelons of our military officers I believe the majority still have a commitment to excellence and a deep understanding of our Constitution, things in short supply in most higher education. Most of the article is simply made up reasons to say no to a military Officer.

9 likes, 22 dislikes
Posted by Toddy on 04/30/2017 at 11:20 AM

Re: “Air Force to UCCS? Concerns over a chancellor finalist

Interesting... It's pretty easy to "win people over" at USAFA when you outrank everyone and basically hold their career in your hands. You can make unilateral decisions (like decreasing the importance of academics cited above) and every will just salute smartly and say "great decision, general!" Not sure how that would go over at UCCS. Also interesting that she claims the unverifiable fact that she was offered a promotion and turned it down to stay at USAFA. Another alternative unverifiable fact is that she asked for a fifth year at USAFA and was turned down by the Pentagon. Might as well mention that as long as we're throwing around "alternative facts." Finally, her commitment to high quality education isn't that difficult to measure. During her tenure at USAFA, she's moved to decrease graduation academic requirements, cutting core courses (gen ed requirements) like English, Physics, Chem, and Engineering from the core curriculum while also cutting admin support (all but four dept secretaries are gone, down for 20 academic depts) in order to staff her public affairs machine that makes her look good (along with a new $360K office foyer) and spins her narrative. I half want to see her get this job, but only out of morbid curiosity.

18 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by BirdManBlue on 04/30/2017 at 6:18 AM

Re: “New role for Cole with GOP

Someone should look into his newest "Employer". Woodmen Hills Metropolitan District. There is some shady stuff going on over there. He just walked into a legal nightmare. Unless he's hoping to benefit from the skimming that's going on?

Posted by Emma on 04/29/2017 at 12:13 PM

Re: “Air Force to UCCS? Concerns over a chancellor finalist

I've been impressed by Dr. Reddy as well.

22 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Longinos Gonzalez Jr on 04/29/2017 at 10:50 AM

Re: “Legally, it doesn't take much for a guest to stake a claim to your home

Yes but daughter and boyfriend 2 kids 1 in the way. She knows if she gets evicted mommy(spouse) keeps taking her in ...my expense water bill electricity $100 added.stress.got shingels last year from it.B.P high.effecting my job and people i interact with.what next i get ganged up on

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Sabbath's Ozzy on 04/29/2017 at 8:14 AM

Re: “Air Force to UCCS? Concerns over a chancellor finalist

Venkat Reddy is the obvious choice to replace Zalabak.

26 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Jim Bensberg on 04/28/2017 at 9:19 PM

Re: “Driver in fatal crash was 'racing' for a parking space, police said

The other incidents were pedestrians clearly in the cross walk, with the right of way. In this case, as Dan May pointed out, Mel was jaywalking - not in the right of way.

2 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Bmac 1 on 04/28/2017 at 5:47 PM

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