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  • LETTERS: Act has helped many people; a dangerous shift

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    Act has helped many people In my opinion, political cartoonist Lisa Benson isn't always objective in her editorial presentations. However, her cartoon in the June 26 Gazette concerning the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the "Affordable Care Act" hit the nail right on the head. While...

  • LETTERS: Carson stood out from the pack; blessings being taken away

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    Send Carson to Washington At the Western Conservative Summit, one person stood out. Ben Carson spoke in great detail about our nation in crisis. He got an audible gasp from the crowd when he announced that our nation's unfunded liabilities are over $200 trillion. He was the only...

  • Letters: More on Peggy Parr; give good teachers a million

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    Story stirred special memories Re: MyColorado piece about Peggy Parr, June 29. How delightful to be reminded, by her daughter Josephine, of Peggy Parr, whom many of us in the southwest Colorado Springs area considered to be the "Mother of Cheyenne Canyon." How frequently we would spot...

  • LETTERS: Woman on the ten dollar bill; impending national suicide

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Woman on the $10 bill A recent survey selected a group of American women as possible candidates for a redesigned $10 bill. All on the list are admirable women who have done any number of beneficial acts for the good of American women and Americans in general. One of the most...

  • LETTERS: A republic, not a theocracy; not a city for champions

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    A republic, not a theocracy Some Christians expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court decision regarding marriage equality. They feel it's an affront to what's taught in the Bible. For those who believe in the absolute inerrancy and rules outlined in their current translation of...

  • LETTERS: Death of the Constitution; dangerous narrow roads

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    Americans should be proud The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, is here to stay. I, for one, am glad. I'm tired of medical decisions being made by beancounters. I can only assume that persons who don't want the ACA think it's perfectly OK for uninsured patients to stay sick and...

  • LETTERS: A mountain of thanks; a straw-man transaction

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    A mountain of thanks It has been three very long years for the residents of Mountain Shadows. However, if you drive through our neighborhood today, you would have no idea of the devastation which occurred on June 26, 2012. We are so thankful to the citizens of Colorado Springs and the...

  • LETTERS: Bike events' impact; unhappy with AFA football scheduling

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Take reasonable precautions As a downtown resident who lives at the corner of Tejon and Kiowa, I have more than a passing interest in the 31-plus events held annually downtown. It's our neighborhood. Bike Fest is not helpful to the image of downtown and does present safety concerns....

  • LETTERS: Irresponsible park visitors; we have sane gun laws already

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Irresponsible park visitors I walk quite often at Nancy Lewis Park. I enjoy the beauty of the pond and the view of Pikes Peak. The park is well maintained, but some of the people who come there are often quite irresponsible. Within this past week, I watched a young mother with two...

  • LETTERS: Starlight ride a major success; peace allows complacency

    Letter
    Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    Starlight ride a major success On June 20, after the sun had set and the stars came out, pirates took over the streets of Colorado Springs during the 21st annual Starlight Spectacular! The ride benefits the Trails and Open Space Coalition, which is dedicated to our parks, preserving...

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