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Re: “King's Chef Diner - Bijou


When you go, pack your sense of humor. Politically, the owner and I would agree on the necessity of breathing, but that's about it. That being said, he has always treated me and my family, even my two year-old, who can be handful, well.

"Why do we tease? Because we love."

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Posted by schriendog on 04/08/2010 at 11:04 PM

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Re: “Joe Uveges' sound advice

Joe is good people, talented and kind. The world could use a thousand more like him, but thats not possible.

Posted by schriendog on 06/27/2018 at 8:05 AM

Re: “The fourth estate is in peril

I concur with the Smith legacy. I taught Alissa and Sam -- they never let other people do their thinking for them. Salut -- fight the good fight.

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Posted by schriendog on 03/22/2017 at 3:32 PM

Re: “Physician-assisted suicide, the Super Bowl, the sit-lie ordinance, and more

In 1987, they had the hearing; they voted in 1988.

There was no obstruction.

They're hiding behind the "Thurmond rule" named for one of the biggest racists in the history of Senate. Hypocrisy is mother's milk to Chinless Mitch.

In 1988, McConnell said the Thurmond rule didn't matter. Uh-huh.

As for their defense, the people HAVE spoken . President Obama serves until January 2017 because he won a second term by 5,000,000 votes. The people spoke loudly. Twice.

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Posted by schriendog on 02/17/2016 at 9:03 PM

Re: “Our jet-setters, homage to an Air Force hero, and more

Dr. Thompson --

Just make a list of the things you don't want to pay for, and we will take you off the list.

Sarcasm noted.

There are so many things that I do not want to pay for, but part of living in a democracy is holding your nose. However, your piece does highlight the YOYO nature of today -- if I don't benefit from it, I should not have to pay for it. What about your neighbor -- is he or she worthy of your consideration, does he or she benefit from PUBLIC expenditures?

I would agree -- increasing the sales tax is not only regressive but a surrender to political "reality." Folks in this town do not want to pay more, regardless of the value it might create for the COMMUNITY.

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Posted by schriendog on 06/17/2015 at 8:17 AM

Re: “Restorative justice, taxes, food criticism, global warming, and more

Ah, Mr. Lowery, as I do not get the Gagzette anymore, I have missed your taxophobic screeds in the comments page, where personal attack stands as debate. So . . . how has this low-tax strategy worked out for The Springs? How many jobs has Tabor created?

Study after study have pointed out that low-tax environments breed low-wage jobs. Another call-center is right around the corner. Color me impressed. On the other hand, infrastructure studies point out that every dollar expended results in greater value, much more than what is expended.

Springs folks are NOT over-taxed. The last surveys I viewed have Colorado 47th or 48th nationally in total taxation. El Paso County, the Alabama of Colorado, is far lower within the state. Mr. Lowery, living costs -- but do you ever consider the value that investment creates?

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Posted by schriendog on 05/27/2015 at 10:54 AM

Re: “Letters: Teaching Kindness

As long as I have lived in Colorado Springs -- 25 years -- John Daly called for the sale of Memorial Hospital. His persistence was rewarded with its sale -- a transaction with which I am still not comfortable, especially as the city bait-and-switched PERA to make the sale more digestible.

Utilities is a far different asset to this community. All you have to do is watch "The Smartest Guys in the Room" to see how a corrupt entity like Enron manipulates energy markets.

And, yes, it can happen here.

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Posted by schriendog on 11/30/2012 at 9:56 AM

Re: “Letters

"Anybody else want to be enlightened?"

Gosh, Reverend Pedigo, count me in. But only if I get to sit at your feet.

Posted by schriendog on 09/01/2011 at 4:02 PM

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