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Lamborn’s new power will benefit region

Friday, November 12, 2010

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Ran into Doug and Jeanie Lamborn at the opening of the Fine Art Center’s new show last night. “She’s the artist,” said the Congressman, with exactly the relaxed and cheerful mien you’d expect from a politician who just won re-election with 75 percent of the vote. Discussing the Republican takeover of the House of Representatives, […]

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Tim Leigh: vision trumps experience

Monday, May 24, 2010

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Tim Leigh is mad, mad, mad at me!! Why? Because I suggested that Sallie Clark would be a better fit as a “strong mayor” come 2011. Here’s what Tim wrote in his defense. “I have been asked about my vision for Colorado Springs. It’s simple. My vision includes resetting Colorado Springs as “a world class […]

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Rocks, funerals, cemeteries and water

Monday, May 10, 2010

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“(___) couldn’t organize a one-car funeral!” “(___) is so dumb he could screw up a rock!” And whose name should we put in the blank space? Maybe we should forget the usual pantheon of politicians, businesspeople, entertainers and athletes. Maybe we should look in the mirror at our own feckless selves, the proudly cantankerous residents […]

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An alpha dog for the city?

Friday, March 19, 2010

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On February 10, our 15 year-old Chesapeake Bay retriever, Bucky, left this mortal plane. I was heartbroken. Bucky had been with me since he was a puppy. He was constant, loving, irascible and untrainable. Our friends learned to put up with Bucky, the quintessential Alpha dog. Somehow, he never quite understood that I was the […]

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