On June 11, 2013, Black Forest erupted in fire. Living fairly close to the point of origin, we were among the first group to evacuate. We were out for 8 days. Our home survived. Another 488 families were not so lucky. They lost everything.
Not many have heard of the National Blueways System designation, but it has lawmakers from affected districts hot under the collar this week.
Here’s an idea. Since the IRS asks taxpayers for details of how we spend our money, how about we require the IRS checkbook to be online, too?
Earlier this year, Colorado Springs’ former City Council placed an initiative on the ballot that would have increased their pay from $6,250 to $48,000. That measure was soundly defeated, with 80% of voters rejecting it. The ballot language was intentionally deceptive, and now the politicians are at it again, this time in Salida.
Those who follow politics in Colorado Springs remember the controversy during the 2010 election about deceptive ballot language. Now the ballots are out in the City of Colorado Springs and whoever was in charge of the wording did it again.
Doesn’t everyone have the right to self-defense? Don’t women? Of course they do, but women are more often threatened and victimized than men, and thus even more in need of firearms than men are.