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Re: “Trump’s food box punishes the poor

This policy goes too far, but I also don't believe people should be given carte blanche on whatever they want to purchase when using tax dollars to supplement their food allowance. They should be required to purchase nutritional, primarily fresh foods and not be allowed to purchase overly processed or high sugar items as they have no actual value and actually contribute to poor health and stymie potential progression towards self reliance.

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Posted by Limbo89 on 03/07/2018 at 1:38 PM

Re: “Trinity Brewing insults Colorado Springs, social-media responds with fury

The beer is very average, some brews are better than others but no real standout as their awards clearly indicate. The food is not good at all (sweet potato fries are a shadow of what they offer at Nosh, and the burger we've tried was so dry it was not really edible), the staff is aloof and owner recently sounded off on social media regarding the need to leave Colorado Springs as we are clearly too uneducated to appreciate his amazing talents. To this we say ASAP!

After trashing the community that helped build his tiny brewery the owner has declared he may be moving. I earnestly hope he closes up shop here and tries to move up to Denver where the competition for craft beer is far tougher than the Springs and their average swill will be completely dismissed.

Instead of going to Trinity support the many excellent and loyal local breweries both old and new who will appreciate your patronage and are in this community to raise the bar on our culinary and cultural offerings as well as be a positive advocate for the people responsible for their success. The only person clearly lacking an education in humility and customer service is the owner of Trinity and he does not deserve the modicum of success the people of Colorado Springs have granted him.

For myself and many friends who enjoy sampling the recent boom in craft beers all over the city we are officially finished with Trinity. There are so many wonderful choices in this town for craft beer, don't support the one sour grape owner who doesn't appreciate your business and thinks the Springs isn't worthy of his mediocre offerings.

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Posted by Limbo89 on 12/17/2014 at 6:15 PM

Re: “Colorado Springs pot delivery stretches the law

Interesting pathway for distribution. Unlike the first two comments I disagree that these guys will likely get in trouble. This is just the beginning of this type of workaround until the details of marijuana retail sales can be established. This type of "donation" sale is already prolific in Boulder and Denver retail shops with no reporting of law enforcement getting involved.

Its a pretty bold statement that Dan May or law enforcement is going to give 2 cents about this activity based on the recent prosecutorial failure and subsequent lawsuits regarding medical marijuana. Law enforcement and the courts privy is to use our tax payer money as wisely as possible in enforcing laws on the books and prosecuting the cases with the best chance of conviction. Going after this ant on an already bustling ant hill would be a massive waste of time and public funds. This is strengthened by the fact everyone knows 95% of medical marijuana sales are for recreational use and no one has tried to chase that dragon down. Welcome to the tip of the iceberg it's going to get much more interesting over the next year.

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Posted by Limbo89 on 01/31/2013 at 3:16 PM

Re: “No pot stops: El Paso County bans recreational-marijuana shops

Good luck with enforcement. It will simply cost the county thousands of dollars in wasted legal fees. Excellent progressive choice.

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Posted by Limbo89 on 01/15/2013 at 4:40 PM

Re: “Growing trust

That is a laugh NewPolemic, when the average age of a new medical marijuana card is 22 year old obviously they are not being handed out to the people who would really benefit medically from marijuana (which is in fact a very small genuine portion of the population). This whole "medical marijuana" movement is a crock to try to backdoor legalization and it will eventually work. The public at large would benefit in a much more significant way by legalizing marijuana/hemp and treating is just like alcohol and tobacco which would include heavy use taxes which would benefit everyone not just the people who enjoy smoking pot or use it for medical relief. No one should be fooled into believing that these dispensary owners are providing a medical service for the majority of their client base. Let evolve here and let everyone reap the rewards of legalizing something that should have never been outlawed in the first place.

Posted by Limbo89 on 01/28/2010 at 8:38 AM

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