Tag Archives: Merrifield

Merrifield portrayed as Lenin, Princess Lisa says she didn’t do it.

But you know, right, that somebody who is pandering to the Lunatic Fringe of the Right Wing, the ones stupid enough and hate-filled enough to do it, the ones who feel anybody who isn’t a lock-step conformist racist elitist Wealthy … Continue reading

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COS Health Care Reform Rally Sept 7

Your next chance in Colorado Springs to voice support for health care reform is Monday, Sept 7, from 2-3pm. The Printers Home will host a rally, followed by a march across the street to Senator Mark Udall’s office. (Because the … Continue reading

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El Paso County votes country bumpkin

Parts of the country which favored McCain/Palin, by how much. El Paso County in no position to make fun of hicks in Kentucky or Tennessee. Mississippi, Oklahoma 66%; Wyoming 65%; Idaho, Utah 63% Alaska 62%; Alabama 60% Arkansas, Louisiana 59% … Continue reading

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Eulogy for a Republican

My pal John passed away this weekend. He succumbed to cancer after a 3-pack-a-day habit. He’d been an army officer, insurance agent and counter clerk at the West Side post office. It was in the latter incarnation that I knew … Continue reading

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Jan Martin marches to a new drummer

I wonder what it is that happens to citizens as they move up the ladder of authority, that without fail they become protective of the powers that be. I have my ideas.   Colorado Springs should welcome the infusion of … Continue reading

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The Westside Pioneer

There’s a little publication on the Colorado Springs west side that’s notoriously non-political. Maybe I shouldn’t say notorious, it’s just a neighborhood weekly. Let’s say it persistently proclaims its non-allegiance. And it’s true, it won’t print anything controversial or having … Continue reading

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