• FAGIN: Rule of law at stake in King v. Burwell

    BARRY FAGIN
    Published: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Hubris, exaggerated pride or confidence in one's actions, knows no political boundaries. Power breeds arrogance on both sides of the aisle. Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for a case that would have never existed but for the hubris of the left. The law is Obamacare....

  • LETTERS: Something needs to change; undermining negotiations with Iran

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Something needs to change Am I the only one completely perplexed by this city's ineptitude at marketing our No. 1 resource, Pikes Peak? This is America's mountain after all, and in addition to hosting the second oldest motor sport event in the country, The Pikes Peak International...

  • EDITORIAL: We must defend free speech

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    Suppose a member of the Westboro Baptist Church walks into a bakery demanding a cake that features the organization's infamous slogan "God Hates (Gays)." The baker refuses. She will sell the man cake but will not design an obnoxious message. Most would sympathize with the baker. In a...

  • LETTERS: Pothole sponsors, snow removal; get back to reality

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    Pothole sponsors, snow removal OK, the planners of the "City for Champions" want new buildings downtown. Before they start that kind of thinking, maybe they should consider the conditions of the streets and roadways that will lead to these new venues. We all know how bad the streets...

  • EDITORIAL: Paid leave mandate would kill jobs

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    The last thing Colorado needs is a law that makes it harder to find a job, cuts deeper into take-home pay and renders the state less attractive to prospective employers. House Bill 1258 would do all three. It's not packaged that way, of course. Instead, it is cloaked in the glimmer of...

  • LETTERS: Make this election different; issues with senior center

    Published: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    Make this election different Is being gay a choice or not? What does it matter? If Ben Carson holds the opinion that a gay lifestyle is a choice, what does it matter? If Ben Carson were president of the United States and held that view, what would it matter? Dr. Carson has made it...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Rallying around the Colorado Springs flag

    ALEX JOHNSON
    Published: Sat, Mar 7, 2015

    If one passes by at the right moment, one might catch a glimpse of a weather-worn banner waving outside a downtown Colorado Springs building; it's an obscure flag, a hexagon on a white field surrounded on three sides by Air Force blue: This is the flag of the great city of Colorado...

  • LETTERS:

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    Making being poor illegal I saw an article in The Gazette that has me deeply disturbed because I have seen it before only in a different place: "Downtown ban raises alarm." This same tactic to remove homeless from the city streets was used in Grand Junction, thus making the plight of...

  • WAYNE: M. Stanton Evans led revolution

    Wayne Laugesen
    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    M. Stanton Evans - friends called him "Stan" - had more influence on the average American life than the average American possibly knows. He was the relatively obscure architect of a political movement that changed this country forever. He died Tuesday, at age 80. Stan is the reason I...

  • EDITORIAL: Deadly driver should have been stopped

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    At 32, Mistelle Martinez was happily married and bringing up two young boys. It was all taken from her in a split second the night of Jan. 25. A pickup slammed into the family's vehicle so hard it ripped the left passenger compartment from the minivan. Mistelle sustained minor injuries...

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