Albe Johnson 
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A member of the community since 1977 where I worked in high tech industries, taught kenpo karate and am now a poet and song writer in the Manitou Springs area.

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Re: “Hear Here

A great place, fantastic view, great entertainment, and fantastic people doing wonderful performance poetry.

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Posted by Albe Johnson on 03/27/2012 at 9:08 AM

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Re: “Reader: I'm fed up with the hate being spewed at the symbols of our history

I find it interesting that many people from the south call the civil war the war of northern aggression. Who attacked who at Fort Sumter? If you guessed the North you need to go back to school. As far as old monuments are concerned, if the powers that be decide that getting rid of old symbols of rebellion will help calm people's obsessions with that rebellion I say melt them all down. Their is not one civil war statue that is worth someone's life. The war is over, get over it.

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Posted by Albe Johnson on 06/01/2017 at 9:21 PM

Re: “Reader: Mr. Lamborn, this downright cruel and unjust

Well said! It seems to me that I remember a day after Waldo Canyon burned when Barak Obama took the time to come to see the damage and offer help. He has done nothing but be everything we want a president to be and in return from you all we get is partisan rhetoric and mean spirited comments that neither elevate discussion nor help in any fashion to bring us together as a nation. You are a pathetic excuse for a representative. I can't wait to see you out of Congress.

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Posted by Albe Johnson on 05/11/2017 at 4:27 PM

Re: “Reader: The Academy Chapel is a beloved national monument, you crazies

The church is a building that has become a symbol for the Air Force Academy kind of like the empire state building is a symbol for New York City. I personally would hate to see anything happen to it not because it's a church but because I always thought of it as being interesting. As far as the Garden of the Gods is concerned, I would hate to see anything happen to it as well. To be honest these discussions regarding what is meaningful from a religious stand point are pointless and only add to the void that exists between us. I would like to think that we all could find something more productive to do with our time then to argue about such trivial issues.

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Posted by Albe Johnson on 04/21/2017 at 8:58 PM

Re: “Time has come for Trump's revolution, and reflections on a Trump presidency

America has been conned by the PT Barnum of our time. Promising both sides they will get what they want is the mantra of a true huxter and many in this country fell for it hook line and sinker. Now as he pushes an agenda that endangers everything this country stands for as he sweetens the flow of cash back to the 1% he is a member of. How can anyone even think this man is honest on any level when he has spent his whole life cheating and disenfranchising thousands of people to amass his ill gotten fortune. Now to keep prying eyes from reporting the depth of his corruption he holds the press and media at arms length while pumping lies out at a rate that is staggering to anyone who still has a sense of what is ethical and good. Yeah I got the message that you don't like Hillary but to put this mentally ill bag of wind in charge of the nuclear codes is nothing short of suicide.

Posted by Albe Johnson on 02/26/2017 at 8:22 AM

Re: “Rep. Lamborn won't hold town halls

To be on Lamborn's list of approved voters one must be GOP, have contributed to his campaign of terror and must not be angry about any of the mindless legislation he either fostered or rubberstamped. He knows in his heart of hearts that the GOP majority of the CS area will undoubtedly continue to vote against their own self interest to keep his corrupt keaster in office until the cows come home. SAD

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Posted by Albe Johnson on 02/26/2017 at 8:00 AM

Re: “Cottonwood ED responds to Gazette's foreclosure story

The Gazette was wrong to post this without thoroughly investigating the matter to determine what exactly is going on. As a result they have not only tarnished the image of Cottonwood but also hurt the resident artists who sell their art there. It is difficult enough to be successful in this economy without newspapers like the Gazette causing this kind of unnecessary grief but we at Cottonwood want the world to know that we all support Jon Khoury and Cottonwood Center for the Arts 110%!

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Posted by Albe Johnson on 04/22/2014 at 7:48 PM

Re: “Letters

I often find it interesting that it is often atheists not other Christians who must remind many of our Christian brothers and sisters that they may need to spend a little more time being like the one they claim follow. Why is the God of peace and love always seem to be represented by hate and prejudice?

Posted by Albe Johnson on 09/24/2011 at 12:24 PM

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