Tag Archives: Waldo

More Accurate and Truthful therefore not Libel about the Black Forest Fire 5 years later

Where does the time go? This is the fifth anniversary of the combined wildfires in Royal Gorge, Waldo Canyon, Black Forest and a few others locally. There’s new ones happening today. north of Durango, also Ute Park… I just woke … Continue reading

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Will Act of God close Drake coal plant?

[FULL TEXT OF LETTER SUBMITTED TO CS INDEPENDENT MAY 14] Two years ago Colorado Springs lost 346 homes to the Waldo Canyon fire which precipitated floods expected to haunt the westside and Manitou for years to come. The next year … Continue reading

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Arson against Joplin Missouri mosque grossly under-reported in US press

The Joplin mosque was set on fire and its worshippers victimized twice in five weeks, though officials have yet to declare the second fire to be arson. See: Joplin mosque members encouraged by support. Why the cause has not been … Continue reading

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Capitalist corruption, ecological destruction, and poor infrastructure sink city of 15 million under water

The fire here in Waldo Canyon, Colorado Springs, and now Manila are 2 man-made catastrophes of the moment. Philippine floods a man-made disaster: experts …Thats’s 80% of the city under water, worse than even with New Orleans which was another … 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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What’s happy about the Fourth of July?

AYFKM? Even “have a nice day” has more credibility, or have a holiday that’s happy. Should our national day of flag waving, specifically OUR celebration of patriotism as citizens of an ever broadening, ever more savage repressive empire, remind us … Continue reading

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KOAA thanks Waldo Canyon firefighters but doesn’t think their dangerous work merits healthcare benefits, apparently

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- Funny story. KOAA was covering the community thank you given to the firefighters returning from the Waldo Canyon Fire last night. Members of Occupy Colorado Springs joined the crowd with signs calling attention to the fact that … Continue reading

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Waldo Canyon Wildfire gives Colorado Springs a front range seat to war zone movie set, says Governor Hickenlooper

COLORADO SPRINGS- Governor Hickenlooper made the remark after touring the Waldo Canyon Fire by helicopter. After touching down on the grounds of Coronado High School, cleared mid-press-conference because it fell in the freshly designated evacuation area, the governor said the … Continue reading

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PICS- Waldo Canyon Fire Class Warfare

MANITOU SPRINGS, CO- More likely one too many McMansions underwater with their mortgage. You wonder how many have their fingers crossed, wishing against why most have our fingers crossed.

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Arson most likely cause of Waldo Canyon Fire?

The Teller County area reported of 20 attempted arsons in the few days just before the fire began in Waldo Canyon. As a result, as Manitou Springs is evacuated and the fire moves over Rampart Ridge and eastward, many are … Continue reading

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COVERUP and hiding away of ‘Waldo’. Where is US Sergeant Robert Bales?

We have recently been fed a series of ‘revelations’ by the media about military men and secret service agents going off to frolic with prostitutes in Cartagena, and now in San Salvador as well! Oh, the horrors of it all! … Continue reading

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My WHERE’S WALDO album of DC

Yes, that’s me on the right, in the yellow sweatshirt and red cap, shouldering the Coloradans For Peace standard. These are all photographs tweeted, flickr’d and picassa’d by others, for which my red cap and green shirt served in the … Continue reading

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Where to put the Guantanamo detainees

A major sticking point which prevented President Bush from closing Guantanamo, purportedly, and which we hear Barack Obama has been hastening to address, is what to do with Guantanamo’s inmates after the island prison is closed. I can offer only … Continue reading

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The gilded age and the police nightstick

A legacy institution of the Gilded Age is the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel. Most of us only know it from the nutty salad, the mysterious Red Velvet Cake recipe, Thousand Island Dressing and Veal Oscar named for the famous maitre d’ hotel. … Continue reading

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Waldo Canyon, Colorado

Sometimes the only thing standing between me and complete despondency is the mountain.   My fellow bloggers have endless energy to tackle important issues — homelessness, hunger, war, politics, environment, media, government, healthcare, torture, death. The list is depressing and … Continue reading

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