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Re: “Reader: I apologize

I get the sarcasm.

I dont..... apologize.

Dave

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Posted by William David Beadles on 11/27/2017 at 8:27 PM

Re: “Reader: I apologize

Did anyone ask you to? I think you will find that at most three of those are things that anyone considers a personal failing.

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Posted by jy3 on 11/27/2017 at 6:43 PM

Re: “Reader: I apologize

You forgot a few.... Rude, hateful, spiteful, egomaniacal, narcissistic, arrogant, immature, self-absorbed, cowardly--shall I go on??

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Posted by Paula George on 11/27/2017 at 6:32 PM

Re: “Reader: I apologize

The assumption of innocence applies only to a criminal matter. It could not possibly be the basis for an educated vote.

I apologize for pointing out how ignorant that non-thought is.

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Posted by Larry Burke on 11/27/2017 at 3:53 PM

Re: “Reader: I apologize

reminds me of a teenage girl......."well I'm sooorry!" you grew up huh? are you sure you didn't just get bigger?

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Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 11/27/2017 at 3:49 PM

Re: “Dusting off Gold Hill Mesa

I grew up.playing there..I used it live in the trailer park in front...I have had various health probkems..unexplained

Posted by Lin t on 11/26/2017 at 9:28 PM

Re: “The real resistance

I'm sorry, is Mr. Woods telling "Resist" sympathizers that they are encouraged - even obliged - to adopt Antifa-like tactics? He certainly seems to like Anarchist-Communists enough seeing as this is apparently his third piece defending them. If this is the case I'd suggest they all live permanently and exclusively on his front lawn and the Independent find themselves a new columnist.

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Posted by Pat Holden on 11/26/2017 at 12:54 PM

Re: “Reader: Let's not make Hwy. 115 worse

Well said. In addition to getting pelted by stones causing several chipped/cracked windshields I also had to dodge a huge black steer about to step onto the highway one evening...where did THAT come from???

We need less trucks on 115, not more! The destruction of the pavement has accelerated recently with ruts and potholes. Road repair delays will also increase the dangers and stress of our 115 commute.

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Posted by Daybr88k 1 on 11/25/2017 at 10:30 PM

Re: “Recidivism continues to contribute to overcrowding Colorado prisons

Reading this article and many others, written by my daughter Patience most of all coming and raised in an oppressed country my pride of her is behind tears of joy.
Keep up the good work and always love you

Posted by Janvier Kabwasa on 11/22/2017 at 8:09 PM

Re: “Reader: Just legalize it

Please move to Portugal.

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Posted by Random Citizen on 11/22/2017 at 6:54 AM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

The right is not dependent on the militia, the militia is dependent on the right.

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Posted by Odin on 11/20/2017 at 6:59 PM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

"OK Dave H. Since you want to cite the Militia Act of 1790, when are you called to muster?" - Dave T.

Doesn't matter. The right to arms belongs to the people. Participation in a militia is not a prerequisite to the right. The Militia Act I cited simply gives an idea as to what "arms" consist of and has no bearing on who has the right.


"Hint: Look up the Militia Act of 1903. It states who the Well Regulated Militia is."

Nope. It states who the organized and reserve militia is. The term "well regulated" appears nowhere in it. But again, the right is not reserved to the militia, it belongs to the people.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/20/2017 at 2:42 PM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

OK Dave H. Since you want to cite the Militia Act of 1790, when are you called to muster?

Hint: Look up the Militia Act of 1903. It states who the Well Regulated Militia is.

Another hint: It's not you. Or Holmes. Or Richard Nascak. Or Jay Whynotaskme. Or Oath Keepers. Or the idiot at the Bundy Ranch pointing his gun at BLM agents.

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Posted by Dave T. on 11/20/2017 at 1:14 PM

Re: “Reader: Notary misconduct is not unique

Notarization is a relic and has no purpose in modern society. Fortunately the affidavits in question did not require notarization in the first place!

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Posted by Holmes on 11/19/2017 at 10:03 AM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

Liberals are so precious!! Needy, intolerant, deviant and self-absorbed, but still precious! :)

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Posted by Holmes on 11/19/2017 at 9:56 AM

Re: “One chronicle of street (and other sexual) harassment in Colorado Springs

I feel very sorry for any woman who suffers this type of abuse. As a woman who is 5`8" and strong I don't suffer as much because I adopt an intimidating persona in public places and if someone is rude or out of line I address it immediately and forcefully. I would suggest that small or frail women carry a stun gun.

Posted by Shannon Simmons on 11/19/2017 at 12:20 AM

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

Odin;
Your insult notwithstanding, I would NOT be charged with a crime if I smashed an AK-47 or some Bushmaster xm15 model. The Constitution protects the rights of individuals, NOT the rights of inanimate objects.
I agree that keeping and bearing arms IS protected, BUT, there is NO provision in the Constitution protecting some imaginary right to manufacture a SPECIFIC kind of weapon, and there are laws currently regulating and/or banning the importation of any number of manufactured products. If Im not mistaken, there are laws on the books now concerning gun running. And banning the transfer of ownership of semi-automatic weapons in no way violates the owners right to keep a legally owned semi-automatic weapon or to bear it in some manner.
Youre going to have to come up with something better than an insult to justify the seemingly unlimited proliferation of semi-automatic weaponry.

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Posted by asawatcher on 11/18/2017 at 11:32 AM

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

Wow. That is a very big leap - from citing an example of a country that has implemented gun control laws to there being a domestic conspiracy of progressive boogeymen plotting to steal the government, take all the guns and/or kill everyone. Besides the fact that the enemy you fear doesnt exist, stealing the governments already been done, so try to think of a more novel approach.

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Posted by rangesaf on 11/17/2017 at 11:32 PM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

To Dave H. - Thank you. That was the best explanation of the defining terms of the 2nd amendment I have read. The 2nd amendment, as with the rest of of the constitution, was the product of thoughtful consideration, experience, and historical precedent. I wish more people would take the time to understand these fundamental principles.

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Posted by rangesaf on 11/17/2017 at 11:16 PM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

"Some have made the argument, bordering on the frivolous, that only those arms in existence in the 18th century are protected by the Second Amendment. We do not interpret constitutional rights that way. Just as the First Amendment protects modern forms of communications, e.g., Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union, 521 U. S. 844, 849 (1997), and the Fourth Amendment applies to modern forms of search, e.g., Kyllo v. United States, 533 U. S. 27, 3536 (2001), the Second Amendment extends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those that were not in existence at the time of the founding."

District of Columbia v. Heller,
554 U.S. 570 (2008)

Key words - "bearable arms".

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Posted by Richard Nascak on 11/17/2017 at 10:11 PM

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