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Re: “Pikes Peak Ave. makes room for new bike lanes

^^^. I will personally guarantee you frank1946, that cyclists will use the lanes more than they do now. This is planning for the future, not the past.

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Posted by Jasmine on 06/15/2018 at 4:08 PM

Re: “A plan to downsize roads in the Old North End leads to a lawsuit

Traffic exists because people typically live in low density areas and travel to work in the same direction at the same time.
One idea to reduce traffic would be to tear down the trees and bulldoze homes to allow for more traffic lanes.
A second idea would be to charge tolls to go up or down Cascade & Nevada. That would guarantee reduced traffic, immediately.
A third idea would be to encourage commuters to buy flying cars.
A fourth idea would be to learn to live with the inconvenience of increased wait times. This idea will most likely be chosen for us by transportation economists designing this currently proposed plan.

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Posted by Jasmine on 05/07/2018 at 4:24 PM

Re: “Coyote America author Dan Flores lays out why we should know more about the resilient native canid

The coyotes near us here in New Mexico are a curious and not entirely unwelcome presence. Behind our home is a protected land bordering on urban development. The coyotes howl at night and if one has never heard them, it is not like anything other animal sound. Sometimes, when we hear them at night and if they are real close by, we'll get up and go outside with flashlights in hopes of seeing them. Listening to them is also a treat.
These animals are so well suited to living around people. During the daylight, I have had coyotes walk right past me on he street and not even realize that they are there. They have a particularly good camouflage.
We will be permanently leaving NM this weekend for our other home in Manitou Springs. It has not yet been my experience to witness coyotes in Manitou, though I will not be surprised if I begin seeing them. They certainly belong and humans need to co-exist with them.

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Posted by Jasmine on 02/01/2018 at 8:01 AM

Re: “Reader: Progressives want to steal America as we know it

Nothing in the bill of Rights or the Constitution call out any rights to possess ammunition for firearms. Nor does it say that one keeping and bearing weapons is allowed to discharge firearms.
That said, if you're not permitted to have ammo, but you can keep your guns, would that make you happy?

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Posted by Jasmine on 11/14/2017 at 3:25 PM

Re: “Farewell to Manitou's Legendary Ancient Mariner

Will the Ancient Mariner become a GAP Store?

Posted by Jasmine on 05/26/2016 at 1:15 PM

Re: “Bach issues proposed 2015 spending plan

"As for the mayor himself, his administrative budget is proposed to go up a mere $28,323, to $646,000, with only five employees."

That's a mere $129,000.00 per staff member. How do they manage to get by?

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Posted by Jasmine on 10/07/2014 at 11:57 AM

Re: “We're the second-worst-dressed city

Speaking as an adopted son of COS and now on deployment in The A-B-Q, rather than defending our nature as fashionably challenged, we can give thanks that we are not Wichita.
If ranking high on the scale of fashionably challenged is something that truly bothers we CO Springers, perhaps there is a federal bailout that will allow us to at least creep up the scale to like Indianapolis. Progressive minded representative Doug Stillborn will be just the guy to ask. Oh wait, on second thought, Doug is part of the problem, too.

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Posted by Rick Larson on 04/05/2013 at 12:30 AM

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