</em>The historic decision made by the U.S. Olympic Committee to commit its future to Colorado Springs is gratifying for virtually every segment of our city’s residents, and a rich gift for the quality of life in our community.
It is a watershed for our city and the Pikes Peak region because the mission, ideals and dreams of the USOC mesh perfectly with so many of those shared by our vibrant, positive and value-driven community and state.
</em>Re: Wayne Six’s letter to the editor, March 21</em>
Democrats are bad for the country; they are not pro-business and are beholden to unions.
The question I have is: In a free market, absent unions and government regulation, do labor and business work on a level playing field?
Regarding the commentary, (“Just post employees’ compensation in the break room,” Lon Matejczyk, Feb. 22, 2008) … Though the writer appears to diminish State Sen. Sue Windels and State Rep. Terrance Carroll for introducing Senate Bill 122, the Wage Transparency Act, those of us who labor to strengthen the ability of women to achieve economic justice applaud these legislators for their visionary approach to ending the problem of pay discrimination in our state.
Dear Editor: South Nevada Avenue has improved greatly in the five years I have operated the Econo Lodge Hotel here. Five years ago, there was a steady stream of blatant drug abuse and prostitution in plain sight. Today, the same problems exist, but are not nearly as prevalent. We have guests from every walk of [...]Continue reading …
Dear Editor: In response to the recent article in the Business Journal entitled “Where are the keys to my bulldozer?” the following corrections need to be taken into account. First, the McDonald’s intersection is with Cheyenne Road, opposite the newly remodeled Safeway. I would like to ask you, how well do you know this neighborhood, [...]Continue reading …
Dear Editor: A few comments regarding Leonard Peikoff’s piece which appeared Dec. 21 (“Another view: Pump up commercialization of Christmas”): First, his assertion that no one takes seriously the altruistic injunctions to love our neighbor is patent nonsense. I’m thinking of William Wilberforce and Mother Theresa and the large numbers of Christians who volunteer in [...]Continue reading …
No, Mr. Anderson and others within government, you should be ashamed of your glee to continue to take property in all forms from the citizens of this community. It should be more shameful to publicize you emphasize this on an historic date as the 7th of December. This is an insult to those that really know and understand what the constitution says and means verbatim.Continue reading …
<em>Dear Editor:</em><br>My name is Tara McCray. I am an entrepreneur and a native of Colorado. I have run one of the largest business networking groups in Denver for the past four years called “Denver Social.”
We have more than 2,000 members and meet monthly.
<em>Dear Editor:</em><br>I’m writing in response to Lon Matejczyk’s “Young professional whiners” column on Nov. 30 regarding the Colorado Springs Young Professionals/Economic Development Corp. joint survey regarding the young professionals in Colorado Springs.
I agree with Lon in that if one knows where to look, you can find everything you need in Colorado Springs to fulfill your business and life needs.
The justification for converting Tejon Street to a two-way street is that it will increase the number of cars using the street, which is then extrapolated to conclude that more cars mean more people eating and shopping downtown.Continue reading …