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Wow, first I have heard that sensible gun laws actually increase violent crime, no doubt statistics from the NRA and the gun lobby, please share your sources for such a statement. Didn't you know it's misguided to ignore decades of US crime data to promote policies that will increase violent crime in God Bless America?
Predictable response, may as well have a discussion with a block of wood; oh wait a minute. Enjoy your delusions boys, I know I am. Peace Out!
Missing her facts as usual boys, God Bless America has far and away more gun related deaths and suicides per capita than any nation on the planet. And you chalk that up to our wonderful constitution, yes indeed we are surely exceptional. And you can't even admit that 80+% of gun owners want more sensible gun control legislation. Common sense and majority rule apparently don't apply to the NRA, our bribed and gutless legislators or those like yourselves that don't see a sensible middle road and God forbid room for compromise. After all, all they really want is our guns right?
Hard to argue with your "TRUTHINESS" Ken, then how do explain the drastic drop in mass murders,in Australia since they banned assault weapons? Another national trend I suppose or perhaps reverse logic in the land down under since the water circles the drain in the opposite direction?
Try Conneticut gun law changes since Sandy Hook Ken.
“I did not mean that Conservatives are generally stupid; I meant, that stupid persons are generally Conservative. I believe that to be so obvious and undeniable a fact that I hardly think any hon. Gentleman will question it. [John Stuart Mill, in a Parliamentary debate with the Conservative MP, John Pakington, May 31, 1866.]”
Truer words were never spoken!
I don't think you get it Stephen, add up the numbers do you really think the revenue coming from senior or even all local season passes is that meaningful to their bottom line? We are supposedly a world class ski destination and if so the amount of revenue generated from local passes is a pittance compared to the amount derived from tourists. Where is the good will, where is the appreciation for the locals that make their business possible, where is the gratitude for the locals that struggle to make a living here? In the twenty years I have lived here I see little more than opportunism and a deaf ear for those that they can not capture as an under-employed and underpaid worker-bee serving their bottom line.
If locals find ski Corp behavior unacceptable we can speak loudly with our wallets and votes. Don't buy a pass and vote no for any corporate welfare to fund their airline program this November. If our voice is organized and public it will be heard, Like the bumper sticker says; Think Globally and Act Locally. They have taken locals for granted for too long and it's time they wake up to the fact that we are no longer going to roll over a be grateful for their omnipotence. They will continue to ignore the single voice but they can not ignore the united voice! My guess is that they will try to appease the seniors and reduce the price increase, well this shouldn't be enough and we should expect a price rollback for all passes so they are somewhere between the front range passes and our current extorted prices levels. We no longer have to be held hostage, just what do you think the 1/4 cent sales tax is worth to them? Let's find out.
Hey Jim, there a many in town that agree whole heartedly with your comments and feel that we can no longer be held captive by Ski Corp. Unfortunately many are reliant on them for employment and or recreation (children) and have no other alternative, but that doesn't mean they have to like it and or support it. There are many that would like to get involved and organize our efforts to assure that the airline program does not succeed in November. Let's put an end to this blatant corporate welfare in our backyard and take a stand on our unwillingness to be held captive with their price gouging of locals. We deserve better! Please let me know how I can reach you so we can move this to the next level.
As ominous as that sounds Harvey that has never happened and never will. First the delegates are not locked into their pledges and second they have never been used to select a candidate that did not get the nomination via popular vote and delegate count. I agree that the DNC has already seriously overstepped with their cudgeling and biased support of HRC but they are not stupid enough to rob the nomination from Bernie and expect any of his supporters to vote for Hillary. Not only would she lose in a landslide but their party would be irreparably damaged on the level of what the GOP is about to experience. Not that the DNC is playing fare as it is obvious to most observers that they have influenced mass media along with all their party officials and elected cronie establishment in support of HRC and interest in maintaining the status quo. As far as I am concerned they are all complicit in perpetuating this fraud but feel confident that they will not be given the opportunity to steal this election short of orchestrating the unthinkable. Stay vigilant and FEEL THE BERN PEOPLE!
Better yet Tulsi Gabbard as VP and E. Warren as AG. Tulsi would pick up the women's vote as well as veterans. Not sure how her Hindu beliefs would go over but she would be a poster child for all things non-Trump and be a wonderful representative of Democratic and national diversity. Time to FEEL THE BERN people.
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