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Re: “Brown is the new green

Predatory Lending is a major contributor to the economic turmoil we are currently experiencing.

Here is an example of what I am talking about:
Scott Veerkamp / Predatory Lending (Franklin Township School Board Member.)

Please review this information from U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley regarding deceptive lending practices:
"Steering payments were made to brokers who enticed unsuspecting homeowners into deceptive and expensive mortgages. These secret bonus payments, often called Yield Spread Premiums, turned home mortgages into a SCAM."

The Center for Responsible Lending says YSP "steals equity from struggling families."
1. Scott collected nearly $10,000 on two separate mortgages using YSP and junk fees. 2. This is an average of $5,000 per loan. 3. The median value of the properties was $135,000. 4. Clearly, this type of lending represents a major ripoff for consumers.…

Posted by jmb27 on 04/24/2010 at 11:19 AM

Re: “Edge city

Note on "Where to Learn:"

CityRock Colorado Springs/Monument offer outdoor guiding for beginner and advanced climbers, not just indoor instruction. All of their instructors are AMGA or PCIA certified.

Posted by Nick Chambers on 04/12/2010 at 12:30 PM

Re: “Summer Camp Guide 2010

There doesn't seem to be a shortage of camps in Colorado for kids. I don't know where to start. I didn't realize all the activity available for kids as young as kindergarten. Thanks for the information.

Jessica Fisher

Posted by ColoradoJess on 04/06/2010 at 8:35 PM

Re: “Direct marketing

New Farmer's Market- High Plains of Colorado.
Jim Broyles

Posted by Farmer's Market Jim on 04/01/2010 at 11:30 PM

Re: “Boutique surprise

Lisa is one of the most amazing and genuine people I know. Ladies, if you have never been to Gloss I encourage you to go ASAP. You will not only find some great clothes but you'll probably gain a new friend as well. Also find Lisa's hot new tips via her blog at

Posted by jlburns222 on 04/01/2010 at 11:02 AM

Re: “Cheap pours

Hey friends, don't forget Rasta Pasta has a killer happy hour, daily from 4-6pm. We offer $2 Red Stripes, $2.50 House Punch, 1/2 off our famous bread baskets, and 1/2 off our new Island Chips and Salsa. Come enjoy our large patio and groove to some reggae. One Love!

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Posted by Rasta Pasta on 03/04/2010 at 4:41 PM

Re: “Get out: Get out

A great choice for rafting in Colorado is Royal Gorge Rafting

Posted by jj walker on 02/08/2010 at 6:58 PM

Re: “Gold standards

I had a great time reading around your post as I read it extensively. Excellent writing! I am looking forward to hearing more from you.


Posted by Gold Coin on 11/13/2009 at 12:45 AM

Re: “Fall Arts Preview '09: Literary Event Listings

Free Expression Poetry Night is now hosted at The Warehouse (25 W Cimarron St. / corner of Cimarron and Sahwatch) from 6pm-9pm

Posted by Freexpoetry on 10/19/2009 at 12:40 PM

Re: “The little curator that could

Others will try to carry on art curatoring in the Springs, but no one will ever be able to fill your shoes. Not only were you talented and had a great eye for art work, but you were the whole package.

The community will never encounter a person with so much love and desire for artist. you worked so hard at your dream and never cared about the pay out. To you the reward was showing other's art work. I hope everyone knows how much work you put in to having their art work shown. You were the CHAMP!

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Posted by lovingyou on 09/04/2009 at 11:19 AM

Re: “Fall Arts Preview '09: Season's bleatings

YES... Backstreet Boys have been touring, pretty much continuously since UNBREAKABLE album launched in late 2007 ~ that tour only ended in 3/2009, and they have been recording & doing promo since then. BSB have millions of fans globally who still love to hear their new and classic songs. It would be really cool if real facts were posted here.

Posted by kimasabe on 09/01/2009 at 1:13 PM

Re: “Fall Arts Preview '09: Season's bleatings

How is the third album in four years a "reunion" album for the Backstreet Boys? Fresh off a world tour to support their last album Unbreakable last year, the Backstreet Boys immediately went into the studio for This Is Us. Although this album's style harkens back to their earlier R&B roots compared to the poprock Never Gone and Unbreakable, I would hardly call a band that has worked together for almost 17 years a "comeback".

Posted by Katelyn on 09/01/2009 at 12:29 PM

Re: “Fall Arts Preview '09: 38 degrees of collaboration

I think this is great for Pueblo and to expose the town and it's artist to other communities as well. Wish you all the best of luck in your endeavor and look forward to seeing your work in the future.

Dee Dickerson

Posted by deedee0369 on 08/29/2009 at 2:44 PM

Re: “S'more fun for kids

This is worldwide famous wilderness camp. It offers wide ranges of outdoor programs and activities. Wilderness camps provide experienced and licensed trainers, counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists for treating the behavioral, emotional and psychological disorders of youths. Wilderness camps for teenagers recommend cognitive behavioral therapies, stress and anxiety exclusion therapies as well as motivation training for individual progress of teenagers.…

Posted by Teens Camp on 08/11/2009 at 5:25 AM

Re: “The little curator that could

Sorry you left us - the community is poorer without you.

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Posted by sxmcwhi on 07/28/2009 at 8:41 PM

Re: “Grub gone wild

What about Homegrown on Tejon, Mondays 10-1?

Posted by DaniG on 06/14/2009 at 12:02 PM

Re: “Play-ing Cache-up

Rich, we enjoyed your tour of C.S. How about a tour of Manitou Springs?

Posted by wild wolf on 05/25/2009 at 5:27 PM

Re: “Coffee & tea

I've always been a tea-drinker, fascinated with all things tea. Now I've come across this curious coffee-flavored tea and wonder what pure coffee drinkers think of it. Or is there such a thing as tea-flavored coffee?

Posted by deborah on 04/04/2009 at 8:03 AM

Re: “Don't believe the hype

Will whoever posted the comment on please contact me? I've dealt with that same company for a while now. Please contact me: Thanks so much, Erica Holley

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Posted by Erica Holley on 11/12/2008 at 8:32 PM

Re: “Blow up or sit down

Hey bro! Just checking it out! Hit me up when your in D-town! love you- -sister-

Posted by aNastcIa on 09/26/2008 at 3:36 PM

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