• 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...

  • EDITORIAL: Walker's record speaks for itself

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    One prospective candidate at the Centennial Institute's Western Conservative Summit stood out for bringing considerably more than good ideas and talk. As the final act of Saturday night, Colorado Springs native and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker displayed a record of recent results no...

  • 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...

  • Greater sage-grouse plan balances interests

    By Richard Kaup
    Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    You hear a lot about balance here in Colorado. Our elected officials know they need to strike a balance between oil and gas development and protecting our clean water, open space and wildlife habitat. I am a retired engineer; I designed and built pipelines for oil and gas companies....

  • State's recovery steady, not strong

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    Colorado's recovery is averaging better than the nation's as a whole but still has some weaknesses. The study State of Working Colorado 2014 published by the Colorado Center on Law and Policy says, "Colorado is one of only 16 states to have recovered all jobs lost since the 2007...

  • Palestinians, Israelis must protect civilians

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    A recent report by the United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza Conflict sheds new light on disturbing practices by both Palestinian militants and Israeli armed forces. To begin, in the words of the report, "The death toll alone speaks volumes: 2,251...

  • EDITORIAL: Conservatives convene at Summit

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Halfway through this weekend's Western Conservative Summit, sponsored by Colorado Christian University's Centennial Institute, a crowd of about 4,000 was abuzz with enthusiasm for Carly Fiorina. The former Hewlett-Packard CEO stole the show late Saturday morning with a firebrand talk...

  • EDITORIAL: Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

    The Gazette
    Published: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    Just about any American loves a little bit of competition. As Vince Lombardi noted, "If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?" This weekend, racers from the Pikes Peak region and from all around the world will be enjoying a high-level competition at The Broadmoor Pikes...

  • 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...

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