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  • And about the Palin bubble …( 3 media interviews in today)

    09/06/2008 9:40:34 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 24 replies · 420+ views
    Hot air ^ | Sept 6 2008 | Ed Morrisey
    Yesterday, I wrote about the strange meme that Sarah Palin would exist in a hermetically sealed mayonnaise jar on Funk & Wagnall’s doorstep until the election, and the media would not be allowed to question her. Team McCain issued a reply that amounted to a Bronx cheer later in the morning, but somehow this attack persisted. Last night, though, I received today’s schedule for John McCain and Sarah Palin, which more than hints that the myth of Palin as the Girl in the Plastic Bubble was just that — a myth: Saturday, September 6, 2008 Colorado and New Mexico 10:00am...
  • McCain Camp to ChastiseDems for Discarding American Flags

    09/06/2008 9:49:21 AM PDT · by plangent · 49 replies · 416+ views
    Fox News ^ | August 6, 2008 | Carl Cameron
    John McCain’s presidential campaign appears prepared to chastise Democrats over leaving behind piles of miniature American flags after Barack Obama’s nomination acceptance speech last Thursday in Denver. Boy Scouts reportedly have arrived with at least two dozen trash bags full of the flags at the site of a McCain rally scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. in Colorado Springs.
  • Live Streaming Video of McCain-Palin rally in Colorado Springs today

    09/06/2008 10:13:12 AM PDT · by nwrep · 5 replies · 158+ views
    KKTV ^ | September 6, 2008 | nwrep
    Watch live streaming video right now as McCain and Palin hold a rally at the Colorado Jet Center in Colorado Springs. Senator John McCain is expected to speak sometime after 11 a.m.
  • Boy Scouts gather discarded US Flags from Dem Convention

    09/06/2008 9:08:45 AM PDT · by gitmo · 51 replies · 331+ views
    self | 9/6/2008 | self
    Just heard on Fox News. The Boy Scouts filled dozens of large trash bags with US Flags that were trampled on the ground or thrown near trash receptacles at the Democrat Convention. They are going to hold a flag-retirement ceremony to properly honor those flags that were dishonored.
  • Republican Recycling

    09/06/2008 8:55:26 AM PDT · by lormand · 121 replies · 1,013+ views ^ | September 6, 2008 | David Harsanyi
    This morning, Republicans tell me that a worker at Invesco Field in Denver saved thousands of unused flags from the Democratic National Convention that were headed for the garbage. Guerrilla campaigning. They will use these flags at their own event today in Colorado Springs with John McCain and Sarah Palin. Before McCain speaks today, veterans will haul these garbage bags filled with flags out onto the stage — with dramatic effect, no doubt — and tell the story. “What you see in the picture I sent you is less than half of total flags,” a Republican official emailed. “We estimate...
  • Road to Victory Rally: Colorado Springs, CO - September 6th

    09/05/2008 5:26:25 PM PDT · by flyfree · 1 replies · 53+ views
    Join Senator John McCain, Cindy McCain and the Vice Presidential Nominee for a Road to Victory Rally September 6th, 2008 Doors open 9:00 a.m. Join Senator John McCain, Cindy McCain and the Vice Presidential Nominee for a Road to Victory Rally September 6th, 2008 Doors open 9:00 a.m. In order to attend the event, you need to pick up your free tickets at one of these locations: Colorado Jet Center 1575 Aviation Way Colorado Springs, CO 80916
  • Jennifer Blood Pressure Rises (Lib's Blood Pressure Rises When Listening To Rush Alert)

    07/30/2008 3:38:58 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 20 replies · 99+ views
    Rush ^ | 7/30/2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Colorado Springs, Jennifer. You're next on the EIB Network. Great to have you here. CALLER: Well, Rush, you might change your mind about that. I'm kind of angry. All these accolades that you're receiving are literally making me sick. And, in fact, my doctor, believe it or not, actually may be tongue-in-cheek, but wrote me a prescription for lowering my blood pressure. And that is, is that I listen at your program as infrequently as possible because in reality you are the one who believes that you are The Messiah, not Obama, and what's more, you're very sexist, you're...
  • Bra helps in rescue of Springs hiker stranded in Alps

    06/27/2008 8:41:22 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 13 replies · 175+ views
    The Rocky Mountain News ^ | 2008-06-24 | Bill Scanlon
    Stuck, lost and hobbled in the German Alps, a quick-thinking Colorado Springs woman hooked her bra to a mountainside supply line, which alerted rescuers to her whereabouts just as they were giving up the search. "We're going to have a party for her every June 19, and give her some new bras," Elana Bruinsma, said Monday morning of her sister, Jessica Bruinsma, 24. The white sports bra has become the talk of the Berchtesgaden area of Germany near the Austria border.
  • We're Going Through a Test

    12/17/2007 9:05:27 AM PST · by Balata · 44 replies · 360+ views
    The Gazette ^ | Dec 17, 2007 | Carlyn Ray Mitchell
    'We're going through a test' A week after tragedy, New Life Church’s Boyd asks parishioners to be honest with feelings By CARLYN RAY MITCHELL THE GAZETTE December 17, 2007 - 12:21AM Hands were raised once again in praise, but it was not any given Sunday at New Life Church. Nor should anyone have pretended it was, Senior Pastor Brady Boyd said a week after a gunman killed two young worshippers. Boyd said he was proud of the 7,000 to 7,500 attendees of Sunday’s two morning services who rallied against fears about returning to the site of last week’s rampage, where...
  • Gunman in Colorado shooting identified, official says

    12/10/2007 3:32:08 PM PST · by charles m · 9 replies · 364+ views
    Yahoo! AP ^ | 12/10/07 | JUDITH KOHLER
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The gunman believed to have killed four people at a megachurch and a missionary training school had been thrown out of the school about three years ago and had been sending the place hate mail, police said in court papers Monday. The gunman was identified as Matthew Murray, 24, who was home-schooled by his family and raised in what a friend said was a deeply religious Christian household. Murray's father is a neurologist and a leading multiple-sclerosis researcher. Five people — including Murray — were killed, and five others wounded Sunday in the two eruptions of...
  • Nine shot in 2 church-related Colorado attacks

    12/09/2007 7:41:50 PM PST · by Islander7 · 66 replies · 725+ views
    Reuters ^ | Dec 9, 2007 | By Keith Coffman
    DENVER (Reuters) - Three people were shot to death and six were wounded in Colorado on Sunday in two church-related shootings in the U.S. Christian heartland. A gunman -- described by an eyewitness as dressed in black, wearing combat boots and holding an assault rifle and at least one handgun -- wounded four people when he opened fire in the parking lot of the vast New Life evangelical church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, after Sunday services, police said. A New Life church security guard shot and killed the gunman before police arrived on the scene, Colorado Springs police chief Richard...
  • Four People Shot Outside Colorado Springs New Life Church

    12/09/2007 12:49:26 PM PST · by aomagrat · 2,809 replies · 9,919+ views
    Fox News ^ | 09 DEC 07 | Fox News
    <p>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — At least four people were shot outside of a Colorado Springs church on Sunday, but it was not immediately known whether the shootings were related to an earlier shooting about 70 miles away, authorities said.</p>
  • Colo Springs couple says got threatening call from congressman (Lamborn)

    09/03/2007 8:04:51 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 79 replies · 2,193+ views
    KJCT News Channel 8 ^ | September 2, 2007
    A Colorado Springs couple is complaining that U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn left them two threatening voice mails after they wrote a letter criticizing his fundraising. Jonathan Bartha and Anna Bartha told The Denver Post that Lamborn said there would be "consequences" if they did not withdraw their letter. Lamborn, in a call to The Associated Press, said he had never intended to threaten anyone and just wanted to warn them that they would embarrass themselves with a false claim that he accepted campaign funds from the gambling industry.
  • Congressman Bullies Constituents in Colorado Springs

    09/02/2007 9:37:47 AM PDT · by jebanks · 32 replies · 1,775+ views
    Denver Post ^ | Sept 2, 2007 | Erin Emery
    Colorado Springs - Rep. Doug Lamborn left two voice mails at the home of a couple who questioned his acceptance of campaign contributions from the gambling industry, saying there would be "consequences" if the couple did not respond. Jonathan and Anna Bartha wrote a letter printed in the Aug. 24 Woodmen Edition, a community newspaper. The couple raised concerns about Lamborn's receipt of $1,000 from International Game Technology PAC and a $500 contribution last summer from Marc Murphy, an executive of Bronco Billy's Casino in Cripple Creek. IGT makes gambling equipment. Jonathan Bartha, 34, is employed by Focus on the...
  • School Bans Tag After Parents Complain

    08/29/2007 5:11:41 PM PDT · by MotleyGirl70 · 121 replies · 2,494+ views
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A Colorado Springs elementary school is banning the game of tag on its playground -- after some children complained that they'd been chased or harassed against their will.Assistant Principal Cindy Fesgen of the Discovery Canyon Campus school said running games will be allowed, as long as students don't chase each other.Fesgen said two parents complained to her about the ban, but most parents and children didn't object. Two elementary schools in the nearby Falcon School District did away with tag and similar games in 2005 in favor of alternatives with less physical contact. Officials at Evans...
  • 8-Year-Old Abducted In Elbert County (Update: Child found, "boyfriend" still at large)

    03/25/2007 7:01:43 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 22 replies · 715+ views 8-Year-Old Abducted In Elbert County Suspect Takes Off In Car, Refuses To Release Child POSTED: 7:26 pm MDT March 25, 2007 UPDATED: 7:45 pm MDT March 25, 2007 ELBERT COUNTY, Co. -- The Elbert County sheriff's office says 25-year old Bryant Hall jumped into a red, Pontiac Grand Am with a little boy and refused to let the child out. Officers say the suspect was handcuffed at the time. Officers pursued the vehicle, but stopped because the child was in the car. The Grand Am Hall is driving only has 1/4 tank of gas, according to deputies, and may...
  • VP Cheney Rallies Troops In Colorado

    11/03/2006 6:40:09 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 4 replies · 272+ views
    CBS4DENVER ^ | 03 NOVEMBER 2006 | AP
    (AP) FORT CARSON, COLO. -- Right about now, vice presidents often start running for president. Dick Cheney is campaigning for something else: a Congress that stays on the Republican side. In Rocky Mountain West districts, where the GOP never used to even contemplate losing, Cheney is stirring and reassuring the base. His slogan might as well be "Two More Years!" That's the amount of time left in the Bush presidency, and its power will be shaped mightily by Tuesday's midterm elections. Democrats are confident they will win the House, maybe the Senate. Cheney has raised $40 million for Republicans...
  • President Bush and Vice President Cheney to speak at Fort Carson, Colorado, Nov.3,2006,(tomorrow)

    11/02/2006 7:06:45 PM PST · by DoubleOJanet · 7 replies · 890+ views
    11/02/06 | DoubleOJanet
    Just talked to my son based at Fort Carson, he said that the President and Vice President will speak to them tomorrow morning. I think it's great during an election week that they are bothering with our troops. Wish I could be there.
  • Hefley risks GOP hold on Colorado seat

    10/15/2006 11:36:41 AM PDT · by george76 · 96 replies · 1,789+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | October 15, 2006 | Valerie Richardson
    Republican state Sen. Doug Lamborn's fiercest opponent in the 5th District race isn't his Democratic foe. It's the Republican he's trying to succeed -- 10-term Rep. Joel Hefley. Mr. Lamborn is running neck and neck with Democrat Jay Fawcett ... Shortly after Mr. Lamborn won a six-candidate primary on Aug. 8, Mr. Hefley, who is retiring, said he would refuse to endorse the Republican candidate, pointing to what he described as his "sleazy, dishonest campaign." That stinging rebuke, coming from the highly regarded Mr. Hefley, delivered a devastating blow to Mr. Lamborn's candidacy. Several other prominent Republicans soon joined Mr....
  • Homosexual Activist Targets Colorado Family with “Hate Crime” Fire in Front Yard

    09/29/2006 1:57:08 PM PDT · by Dumb_Ox · 76 replies · 2,123+ views ^ | September 28, 2006 |
    Homosexual Activist Targets Colorado Family with “Hate Crime” Fire in Front Yard Fire starter leaves note accusing family of being terrorists for opposing homosexuality By Gudrun Schultz COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, September 28, 2006 ( - A family displaying signs opposing homosexuality on their front lawn have been the target of accelerating harassment by homosexual activists, culminating in a Klu Klux Klan type of blazing fire started in their front yard in the middle of the night, Focus on the Family’s Citizen Link reported yesterday. Christina Sewall woke up about 2 a.m. in her Colorado Springs home to discover a large...