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Re: “Reader: Continue to fight for justice

It would be an interesting piece of journalism to sit Perry and Barad down together with someone to facilitate a dialogue and publish the results. They obviously are talking past each other and both seem to care very much about the world they live in.

Posted by Clara McKenna on 07/16/2017 at 10:51 AM

Re: “Reader: We all know why the Civil War took place

thank you bob, at least some of ya'll have what we call a brain.

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Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 07/16/2017 at 10:11 AM

Re: “Road Trip Hike: Grizzly Lake

The senior pass is for mature folks 62 and up not 65.

Posted by larryebogue@gmail.com on 07/16/2017 at 8:18 AM

Re: “John Venezia Park to open in Briargate

There are half a dozen people named John Venezia in Colorado searches. Who was/is he? Where can I find out more information?

Posted by Bri on 07/16/2017 at 7:34 AM

Re: “Reader: We all know why the Civil War took place

"US Army Retired" but no rank. Unusual so it is probably a lie as well as the comment being incorrect and also bigoted. Brown, you do not know a goddam thing about very little do you...?
Those who make the "slavery" comment are not thinking logically or speaking from any facts on The Civil War so I won't waste my time educating them.
I am very tired of those who malign people who live in the Southern states but I only read that crap on the 'Net- I never hear it in public. We know why that is as well.
Speaking of racism, anyone who supports the War On Drugs should know that drug laws were based in racism. So anyone on high horse can climb on down. You do not know the first thing about drugs or racism if you listen to your government. Why not free the Blacks that are in prison due to unjust laws? 1 in 3 black men will go to prison while blacks are 12% of US population their numbers in prison exceeds 50%. Not too free are they...
As for a flag being a "symbol of hate" is in reality saying that slave owners hated Africans so they captured and enslaved them. That they starved and beat them along with letting them die from diseases as well is beyond absurd. (History is not depicted in any factual way by Tarantino.) Slaves cost money and they earned money for their owners so tell me where this " hate" enters into the picture. Please.
Cotton was the biggest selling import/export in the world so you can be sure that slaves were treated better than most people treat workers today. Greed, money and tax on cotton export was the cause of the war...
Why did the Civil Rights Bill take 100 years to enact if the North was so big on freeing people? Why did the Democratic Party resist Civil Rights right on through the 1950's?
The Dred Scott decision by the Supreme Court in 1855 ruled that Africans freed from slavery were not citizens so where is thy noble Northern cause?
How about abolitionist John Brown? He fought to free slaves and the US government hanged him. Not so noble when you rob an military armory to supply weapons to slaves who did not show up for the insurrection anyway.
Never in history have so many fought and died to free another race from slavery. Never. Nobody fought to end slavery anywhere at any time. You might as well start saying WWII was fought to free the Jews...

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Posted by Bob Wyman on 07/15/2017 at 11:19 PM

Re: “Update: Writers in Gazette have history of political consulting

The Laugesen's are morally corrupt and it's no surprise they helping people claiming to be journalists find a source for their 'political' commentary.

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Posted by TruB on 07/15/2017 at 5:12 PM

Re: “Another reader's take on Incline traffic

I think it's well known that the athletes who do it for time, go during the low peak times to avoid those who are new or are just trying to avoid the overall traffic. Maybe Matt should try this approach. I take the incline down but I constantly give the uphill hikers the right away and make an aggressive effort to stay out of their way.

I'm sure negative remarks could also be stated about those sprinting down Barr Trail and almost run over those who are trying to walk down.

No matter which way you look at it, the point is to be smart about when you hike up/down the trail and always be considerate of others. Every hike can be safe or dangerous based on how you choose to approach it. Be safe!

Posted by Jeremy N Janell Trujillo on 07/15/2017 at 3:31 PM

Re: “Maketa retrial hearing date set

https://dirtyelder.com/articles/ia1/

Interesting article that makes a lot of sense out of the missing Elder file.

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Posted by John Maketa on 07/15/2017 at 1:47 PM

Re: “PlanCOS wants a "younger perspective" on the city's future

Reaching out to millennials....a good start.

Now try to do it with minorities. LGBT representatives. NAACP. Immigration advocates. Hispanic leaders. Homeless advocates. Military installations. And, of course, last but not least (the end is near!), progressives.

Rather than plan for a GOP/Evangelical future, why not get the entire community involved? I think we ALL would like a craft beer and a better community...

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Posted by Bill W. on 07/15/2017 at 12:45 PM

Re: “Reader: Continue to fight for justice

Trub, I have never claimed to be the first, or the only. It is only because of previous generations that I have the chance to fight today. That said, it would be disingenuous to suggest that any generation in recent memory has faced the obstacles we are facing. The point of this piece isn't to blame or divide, it's to counter Glen's message of ignorance and hate.

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Posted by m.boop127 on 07/15/2017 at 11:05 AM

Re: “Divisions in El Paso County Democratic Party revealed in defections and drama

I'm not sure... tell me which bridge is too far of a pull leftwards... Is it trying to make sure the working broke can also see primary care physicians/specialists, or get the meds they are prescribed? Is asking that the same system we have in place to fund k - 12 public education is extended another four to six years? Is it pushing for a minimum wage that allows someone to be able to rent an apartment and buy groceries? The idea that we don't need quite so much the military presence we have all across the globe? That sustainable, renewable energy should be our focus over fossil fuels?
What is too much for the center to handle? And why aren't our citizens worth the effort to push for it?

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Posted by Dave Olsen on 07/14/2017 at 10:57 PM

Re: “Reader: Continue to fight for justice

On the other hand I've had millennial and younger blame all their problems on anyone who is over 40. It's nice that you've made an impact young man however you need to remember you are not the first person to fight.

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Posted by TruB on 07/14/2017 at 6:59 PM

Re: “Cops used name of legitimate company as code for massive marijuana trafficking case

Aaron would have never bought one anyway.

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Posted by TruB on 07/14/2017 at 6:55 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Transgender service in the military — what's happening now?

Totally opposed to transgender surgery paid for by the military. Why should American citizen's money be used
to change someone's sex? This is elective surgery. It is insane. Is the military paying for cosmetic surgery? Surely not!

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Posted by Mark Menenedez on 07/14/2017 at 4:01 PM

Re: “Before you, he had sex with his ex. Get over it.

I NEVER BELIEVED IN LOVE SPELLS UNTIL I MET THIS WORLDS TOP SPELL CASTER. HE IS REALLY POWERFUL AND COULD HELP CAST SPELLS TO BRING BACK EX LOVER, IM HAPPY & A LIVING TESTIMONY COS THE MAN I HAD WANTED TO MARRY LEFT ME 2 WEEKS BEFORE OUR WEDDING AND MY LIFE WAS UPSIDE DOWN COS OUR RELATIONSHIP HAS BEEN ON FOR 2YEARS I REALLY LOVED HIM, BUT HIS MOTHER WAS AGAINST US. SO WHEN I MET THIS SPELL CASTER, I TOLD HIM WHAT HAPPENED AND EXPLAINED THE SITUATION OF THINGS TO HIM..AT FIRST I WAS UNDECIDED,SKEPTICAL AND DOUBTFUL, BUT I JUST GAVE IT A TRY. AND IN 3 DAYS WHEN I RETURNED TO MY COUNTRY, MY BOYFRIEND(NOW HUSBAND) CALLED ME BY HIMSELF AND CAME TO ME APOLOGIZING FOR EVERYTHING HIM AND HIS MOTHER HAS DONE TO ME..I DIDNT BELIEVE IT COS THE SPELL CASTER ONLY ASKED FOR SOME VITAL INFORMATION WHICH I FORWARDED TO HIMI AM HAPPY TO SAY WE ARE HAPPILY MARRIED, IN CASE ANYONE NEEDS THE SPELL CASTER FOR SOME HELP, HIS EMAIL ADDRESS IS; DR_MACK@YAHOO.COM HOPE HE HELPS YOU OUT

Posted by Jillian Fink on 07/14/2017 at 2:29 PM

Re: “Before you, he had sex with his ex. Get over it.

I NEVER BELIEVED IN LOVE SPELLS UNTIL I MET THIS WORLDS TOP SPELL CASTER. HE IS REALLY POWERFUL AND COULD HELP CAST SPELLS TO BRING BACK EX LOVER, IM HAPPY & A LIVING TESTIMONY COS THE MAN I HAD WANTED TO MARRY LEFT ME 2 WEEKS BEFORE OUR WEDDING AND MY LIFE WAS UPSIDE DOWN COS OUR RELATIONSHIP HAS BEEN ON FOR 2YEARS I REALLY LOVED HIM, BUT HIS MOTHER WAS AGAINST US. SO WHEN I MET THIS SPELL CASTER, I TOLD HIM WHAT HAPPENED AND EXPLAINED THE SITUATION OF THINGS TO HIM..AT FIRST I WAS UNDECIDED,SKEPTICAL AND DOUBTFUL, BUT I JUST GAVE IT A TRY. AND IN 3 DAYS WHEN I RETURNED TO MY COUNTRY, MY BOYFRIEND(NOW HUSBAND) CALLED ME BY HIMSELF AND CAME TO ME APOLOGIZING FOR EVERYTHING HIM AND HIS MOTHER HAS DONE TO ME..I DIDNT BELIEVE IT COS THE SPELL CASTER ONLY ASKED FOR SOME VITAL INFORMATION WHICH I FORWARDED TO HIMI AM HAPPY TO SAY WE ARE HAPPILY MARRIED, IN CASE ANYONE NEEDS THE SPELL CASTER FOR SOME HELP, HIS EMAIL ADDRESS IS; DR_MACK@YAHOO. COM HOPE HE HELPS YOU OUT

Posted by Jillian Fink on 07/14/2017 at 1:40 PM

Re: “Ed Perlmutter drops out of Governor's race, other candidates react

Disappointed but I understand.

Posted by Joe Beaver on 07/14/2017 at 11:07 AM

Re: “Another reader's take on Incline traffic

Robert I ant attacking anyone but the whining. Gets old now WHAT Rules his, yours, some out there unspokenrule that you expect every tourist and and there brother to know. Wheres these rules posted. Bottom line you guys wanted it opened to the public YOU got what you wanted live with it or dont just quit gripping about getting what you wanted.

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Posted by Rocky Smith on 07/14/2017 at 8:01 AM

Re: “Leave your stinkin' drone at home

not like a photographer, click click click click disrupting the peace and quite of the forest constantly harassing wildlife with their incessant clicking.

drones used responsibly are no more annoying then a conversation between hikers, the sound of an approaching hiker, or a photographer taking picture after picture.

and chasing birds off. in most cases, i've seen raptors interested in drones, as are smaller birds. a responsible drone user won't harass wildlife or people. just enjoy using their camera that just happens to fly.

Posted by Joshua Hiebert on 07/13/2017 at 11:37 PM

Re: “Goat Patch Brewing in Lincoln Center nears opening

Can't wait!

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Posted by Heather Barnes Jackson on 07/13/2017 at 9:56 PM

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