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  • LETTERS: Colorado's energy potential; taking the Constitution lightly

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    Colorado's energy potential RE: Front Range pipeline gives Colorado an edge in natural gas liquids. A recent story on the construction of the Front Range pipeline puts the size and scope of the energy industry here in Colorado in perspective. Accessing the property rights, right of...

  • GUEST COLUMN: A total lack of public safety policy insight

    Mark Waller
    Published: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    Michael Merrifield's recent guest editorial in The Gazette was incredibly disappointing to read. While I applaud his recognition that Michael Bloomberg's "No Roads" comment about Colorado Springs was "tasteless", Merrifield's lack of understanding of the underlying issue and his...

  • EDITORIAL: After compromise, continue protecting energy production

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Tue, Aug 5, 2014

    In a compromise certain to help a governor and senator sleep at night, two ballot measures - possibly four - will not appear on November's ballot. It means multimillion-dollar ad campaigns will not barrage Coloradans in their living rooms this fall, telling them the pros and cons of...

  • LETTERS: Response to "broken code"; wild horses invading species

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Aug 5, 2014

    Response to "A broken code" Your article, "A Broken Code", was a fine piece of journalism. I applaud you. I have a few comments. The suggestion of improper treatment being given to certain top athletes such as Nick Welch and Antoine Hood is a stretch. I attended the Naval Academy from...

  • LETTERS: There are consequences; putting problems into perspective

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Aug 4, 2014

    There are consequences Responding to the July 28 front-page article in The Gazette about "Campaign against camping ban": It is apparent that Steve Bass has absolutely no motivation to take care of himself. It is by choice he has decided to leach off his friends and society all of...

  • EDITORIAL: E-cigaretters put us one step closer to perfect world

    Published: Mon, Aug 4, 2014

    Innovation solves problems. As such, electronic cigarettes give smokers and non-smokers a tiny chance to unite - if non-smokers will allow it. Cigarettes are addictive, lethal, annoying and burdensome to smokers and non-smokers alike. That's why society has banned them from most...

  • LETTERS: Safety should be first concern; Dionne's transparent position

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Aug 4, 2014

    Safety should be first concern With the recent front page photo of an individual jumping from a rock outcropping in Red Rock Canyon Open Space (July 23), the Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department would like to remind our citizens that such activity is...

  • GUEST COLUMN: We need giant reform to keep inversions from hurting economy

    Bill Parks
    Published: Sat, Aug 2, 2014

    In her 1989 tax evasion trial, Leona Helmsley reportedly said: "We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes." U.S. multinational corporations have adopted this anthem, inventing increasingly creative ways to avoid paying taxes. The latest dodge is called "inversion."  A...

  • LETTERS: Keep marriage traditional; Ben Carson for President

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Aug 2, 2014

    Keep marriage traditional Thank God, the courts can step in when common sense slips out the open window. I am not anti-gay not at all. I just believe that marriage is and has been for around 4,350 years between one man and one woman. This great country of ours, the United States Of...

  • EDITORIAL: Ryan wants reforms that will get Americans working again

    Published: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    Paul Ryan's vision could restore a work ethic that made this country the envy of the world. Politicians gain a hungry man's favor by giving him a fish. Teaching the hungry to catch fish takes more effort and comes with no instant political reward. In a culture of growing dependence,...

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