Bill W. 
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Retired attorney and full time theater fan. Former Henry Judge for the Colorado Theater Guild. Reviews are posted at theatercolorado.blogspot.com. Favorite film: "2001: A Space Odyssey." Favorite novel: "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoyevesky.

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Re: “There has never been a scandal Trump couldn’t survive, but now listen for the whistle

TruB:

"The trumpers don't see a problem."

Of course. Their alternate reality is all sunshine and roses. The wake up call will be jarring for them.

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Posted by Bill W. on 09/27/2019 at 7:28 AM

Re: “Don’t accept loss of local news

Bob Wyman:

As you may have noticed, we don't agree on very much. That said, the tone of your post is perhaps the only thing I can criticize.

There's nothing illegal, immoral, or frankly wrong with KS taking this action. They have banned ALL free publications, not just the Indy. Well within their rights on their property. This is not a matter of denying our First Amendment right to a free press.

I would, however, remind you that President Trump has called the free press "the enemy of the people." If anyone has done more to harm the First Amendment, I don't know who that would be. He's taking a wrecking ball called twitter to any media that doesn't support him. That should worry you. I don't think you'd be OK with it if it were conservative media taking the near daily beatings from the White House.

One more point. I know you, and many others, consider resistance to be hatred. I don't hate the President. I just think he's incompetent, lazy, arrogant, and childish. We probably disagree on that. But if you don't think that his latest Ukranian scandal is a high crime/misdemeanor, you're either delusional or uninformed. Once the full story comes out (and he's doing everything he can to prevent that), there will be a reckoning. You may want to revisit your support for a President who invites a foreign government into our politics by withholding funds. It may be extortion, or bribery, or blackmail, but whatever you call it, it's well over the line.

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Posted by Bill W. on 09/21/2019 at 8:27 AM

Re: “Another red-light camera starts snapping Sept. 1

DAVE HERNANDEZ:

"Much of those "studies" has been debunked."

Can you provide a link or two on this?

Thanks...

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Posted by Bill W. on 09/04/2019 at 8:40 AM

Re: “Mass shootings: American carnage. American madness. American denial.

Dave Hernandez:

"Holmes is correct. Re-read what he wrote. He said knives kill more than rifles, not more than guns. "

Even so....it's is misleading to imply that knives are a bigger threat than guns. It's not even close.

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Posted by Bill W. on 08/13/2019 at 1:04 PM

Re: “Mass shootings: American carnage. American madness. American denial.

Holmes:

Knives kill more people than guns? WRONG again...

https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2017/…

Stop making stuff up.

That said, I don't have a problem taking your knives away. And your scissors.

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Posted by Bill W. on 08/13/2019 at 7:27 AM

Re: “Mass shootings: American carnage. American madness. American denial.

We can only assume that those who oppose change are satisfied with the status quo.

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Posted by Bill W. on 08/12/2019 at 7:12 AM

Re: “The problem here is hate

Mr. Hernandez:

I resisted using the term racist for as long as I could. I cut the President some slack, hoping he would somehow prove through his speech and actions that the "racist" claims were false.

I was wrong. He has done nothing to disprove the claims. It's time we all accept the bleak reality. Our President is only the President of his base. He cares not for any other Americans.

Your hatred of President Obama is ironic, given your condemnation of those who are criticizing President Trump. I guess it's only hate if directed at your guy.

As for left wing violence, I'm sure you can cite examples, though you didn't bother. That said, though, law enforcement recognizes that the real threat today is from right wing extremists. In 2018, 98% of extremist killings were committed by right wing perpetrators. Don't pretend that the left is the problem.

https://www.adl.org/murder-and-extremism-2…

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Posted by Bill W. on 08/07/2019 at 8:01 AM

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