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  • LETTERS: Donors should give where they live; superior letters to the editor

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    Donors should give where they live The holiday season traditionally inspires a spirit of giving. Discover Goodwill is thankful for our donors, who are the lifeline that keeps our programs and services afloat. While there are many local and reputable organizations utilizing donation...

  • EDITORIAL: Another great cop saves another life

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Another day, another hero emerges from the ranks of the Colorado Springs Police Department. We hear a lot about police officers harming or killing suspects during confrontations. Often an officer-involved killing becomes national news and a significant chapter in history. Eric Garner...

  • EDITORIAL: Education should be the region's brand

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    In an oddly high-profile conflict involving a simple Twitter exchange, one of the Pikes Peak region's finest craft brewers insulted Colorado Springs. He wrote: "I've pretty much accepted the education level of the city," suggesting the population is stupider than other, more...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Business model, at cost of principles, not way for Republican Party

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Nothing surprises me anymore when pseudo-conservatives talk about how the Republican Party could gain more relevance if they just followed their particular brand of leadership. Those that have succeeded in business, at least by their estimation, are convinced they have the answers to...

  • LITTWIN: Having the ugly conversation on race

    MIKE LITTWIN
    Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    If you believe the polls or watch cable TV news, you may be halfway convinced that race relations in America have somehow grown worse during the tenure of the first black president. But if that seems counterintuitive, that's because, well, it is. It's counterintuitive and it's wrong....

  • GUEST COLUMN: Our republic is in danger

    ROD BERNSEN
    Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    By now you have to know the legacy big-city newspapers, ABC, CBS, NBC and their JV cable stations have a liberal bias in their presentation of the news. The real danger to our republic is what the mainstream media (MSM) is not reporting. MSM reports on a Staten Island, N.Y., man who...

  • LETTERS: Thank the police; revolution needed

    By name newspaper -
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    Springs should thank the police I am a bit sick and tired of all this "police against humanity" crap of late. I do not know one police officer who wakes up saying, "I am going to kill a citizen today." Colorado Springs: I challenge you on every outing to find a police officer, go...

  • EDITORIAL: Mayor Bach overhauled broken bureaucracy

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    It's official. Mayor Steve Bach will not seek re-election. His replacement will have a tough act to follow. Bach, elected as the first person to lead a new "strong-mayor" form of governance, walked into a mess. The city had been run by a part-time executive branch of government with...

  • Opinion: Police run toward danger while cowards run away, second-guess their actions

    Ken Buck
    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Have we forgotten 9/11? Do we remember the police officers, firefighters and EMS teams who died trying to save innocent victims of a terrorist attack? Alongside brave firefighters and selfless EMS teams, 23 courageous New York City police officers and 37 Port Authority officers gave...

  • EDITORIAL: Don't get too self-righteous opposing torture

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Colorado's outgoing Sen. Mark Udall helped renew the country's longstanding debate about the morality of torture. Oddly, what may be the senator's most defining moment comes at the end of his one-term career. Udall was sharply critical of the CIA after winning a long-fought battle for...

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