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Reality Check, January 12, 2018

January 15, 2018 1 min to read

Reality Check, January 12, 2018

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss current events and topics of the day.  So many topics, so little time.  Tom Steyer, Democratic billionaire behind the impeachment movement, has bought 535 copies of ‘Fire and Fury.’  He plans on sending them to every senator and representative in Washington, DC.  We talked about new rules and...

Reality Check, January 5, 2018

January 7, 2018 2 min to read

Reality Check, January 5, 2018

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss politics and current events.  We start with a couple of PSAs for listeners in the Pikes Peak Region.  State of the Region Luncheon @ Great Wolf Lodge, $42/person.  If you are interested in talking with County Commissioners Darryl Glen or Stan VanderWerf, check out: www.trilakeschamber.com MVEA is giving b...

Reality Check, December 29, 2017

January 1, 2018 1 min to read

Reality Check, December 29, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Lyn and Dee discuss current events and news of the day.  Our main topic this week is the Magnitsky Act.  This piece of legislation was adopted in the US after Russian officials stole a hedge fund from UK citizen William Browder.  His lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky exposed the corruption.  For his work in defense of his client, he was j...

Reality Check, December 15, 2017

December 18, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, December 15, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss politics and current events.  We would like to thank you for listening throughout the year, and let you know we’re taking next week off.  Our topics for this week include Doug Jones’ Senate victory in Alabama.  Despite all the voter suppression and intimidation, he won.  He won by a margin la...

Council Matters: New Year’s Resolutions – Dec 18 2017

December 18, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: New Year’s Resolutions – Dec 18 2017

Category : Council Matters

Colorado Springs City Councilors Bill Murray and Tom Strand share their list of New Year’s resolution. The discussion includes ballot issues, Gallagher amendment, TABOR, Banning-Lewis Ranch annexation, Martin-Drake power plant, Mark Waller, strong mayor concept, toll lanes, council staff, parks; public safety, housing and leadershi...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Bob talks with Susan Davies from the Trails and Open Space Coalition

December 13, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Bob talks with Susan Davies from the Trails and Open Space Coalition

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob sits down with Susan Davies, Executive Director of the Trails and Open Space Coalition to recap 2017 and what it meant for outdoor recreation and advocacy in the Pikes Peak region. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/368852165-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-bob-talks-with-susan-davies-from-the-trails-and-open-space-coalition.mp3Podcast:...

Reality Check, December 8, 2017

December 11, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, December 8, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss politics and current events.   We start our podcast with a discussion on the lack of an El Paso County needle exchange program.  Peggy Littleton, El Paso Country Commissioner who sits on the Board of Health is opposed to one.  This Pro-Life, Republican from District 5 believes a needle exchange encourage...

Reality Check, December 1, 2017

December 5, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, December 1, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss current events and issues of the day.  This episode’s topics include Puerto Rico, again.  We heard stories this week of millions of dollars spent on tarps that were never distributed.  Taxes, taxes, taxes.  How does the tax bill will impact public schools.  There will be more on this in the future...

Studio 809 Specials: Money in Local Politics – League of Women Voters

November 27, 2017 0 min to read

Studio 809 Specials: Money in Local Politics – League of Women Voters

Category : Studio 809 Specials

Gary Fornander, Jane Ard-Smith and Peg Perl of the League of Women’s Voters discuss the impact of outside money and special interest money on local politics in Colorado Springs. Well worth the listen. (Recorded 2017 11 18) http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/361232672-league-of-women-voters-money-in-local-politics-novermber18-20...

Reality Check, November 17, 2017

November 21, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, November 17, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss news and current events.  We discuss the fact that most of Puerto Rico is still without power.  What happened to that project started by Whitefish Energy?  Oh, that’s right, it failed.  Cory Gardner wants your opinion on taxes.  Feel free to use resistbot by texting ‘resist’ to 50409....