Tag Archives: Colorado Spring Independent

US Made War Zone – Ciudad Juarez

There is a recently made video that examines in a very balanced manner, the Mexican elections as seen from the viewpoint of the people living in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua- US made war zone. It is very informative and well worth … Continue reading

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Waldo Canyon concert fundraiser feted Colo. Springs self-interest & ignorance

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- All night local speakers proclaimed: “Colorado Springs knows how to look after its own.” And doesn’t it! But I’m almost positive that it used to be, if only everywhere else, the virtue was looking out for others, … Continue reading

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CS Indy turns to cruel IFES deceiver to voice cautionary best hope for Haiti

When it came to coverage of the Haiti earthquake disaster, the CS Indy left it to their Your Turn column, and by “your” they meant YOUR MASSAH. What caught my eye was the headline “Time for a new Haiti” accompanied … Continue reading

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Jim Hightower: no Agitation, no change

Populist wit Jim Hightower will keynote a belated Labor Day Dinner, Friday Sept. 18th, 2009, 6:00-8 p.m. NO AGITATION, NO CHANGE at IBEW Union Hall, 2150 Naegele Rd. Colorado Springs. $35/person. Sponsored by Colorado Springs Labor Council and the CS … Continue reading

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Independent mutual admiration society

COLORADO SPRINGS- It was a great honor to be named the Independent’s Top Activist, ranking with Annie Oatman Gardner and Richard Skorman, the former who now holds the latter’s job representing Colorado Springs for Senator Ken Salazar, Colorado’s Democrat who … Continue reading

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Confront GOP vote fixers Monday Oct 27

EVERY VOTE MATTERS “Election Protection” Town Hall featuring Office of El Paso County Clerk & Recorder (confirmed) and Sec. of State (invited) Monday, Oct. 27, 2-3:30 p.m. Carnegie Room, Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Downtown. If you cannot attend, … Continue reading

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Bad DNC protesters? get them to behave

That was embarrassing. The Indy asked me how to keep a protest peaceful, in light of participants who may be tempted to mix it up. The Indy said my advice was get them to behave. It’s what I meant of … Continue reading

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Congratulations John and Delia

John and Delia Weiss married April Fools Day in a spectacular bohemian ceremony at their home above Manitou. Photos in reverse order.

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Cuba is a gayer place today than it was yesterday

Such a repressive place, Cuba! Hateful and nasty communists run the island. They are hateful and nasty that is, unless you happen to be Gay! That’s right, Cuba is a gayer place today than it was yesterday. And I’m hoping … Continue reading

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