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We the People: Guns Oct 16 2017

October 18, 2017 0 min to read

We the People: Guns Oct 16 2017

Category : We the People

Electra Johnson and Tracie Powell on their first outing together really get on a roll about guns and gun violence; and they put the passion into passionate. This segment rated NC-17 and should be listened to only under adult supervision. Recorded 10/4/17 http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/346569236-we-the-people-ep04-guns-october-12...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: El Paso County Commissioner Mark Waller discusses ballot issue 1A

October 18, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: El Paso County Commissioner Mark Waller discusses ballot issue 1A

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob and El Paso County Commissioner Mark Waller discuss TABOR ballot issue 1A, and what it means to the county parks and outdoor recreation in general. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/347426911-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-el-paso-county-commissioner-mark-waller-discusses-ballot-issue-1a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Emb...

Reality Check, October 13, 2017

October 16, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, October 13, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss topics of current concern.  Our topics this week include Puerto Rico, where many people still lack clean water and most still lack electricity.  We discuss the aid bill for Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and California.  The Republican Administrations efforts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act, how much wil...

Council Matters: City Budget  Oct 16 2017

October 16, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: City Budget Oct 16 2017

Category : Council Matters

Bill Murray and Tom Strand are serious in this episode. Why? They’re working on the 2018 budget of Colorado Springs. Are the mayor’s revenue projections too rosy? Also: funding for vehicle maintenance, parks. stormwater, police and fire. Plus:What will move the public to vote? Should school boards be required to have seni...

CityTalk  Oct 11 2017

October 11, 2017 0 min to read

CityTalk Oct 11 2017

Category : CityTalk

Jill Gaebler’s reelection campaign for Colorado Springs City Council in April required her to take a break from podcasting, but she is back! Jill and Jan reminisce about the 2017 city election, they discuss a lot of good news in the Mayor’s proposed 2018 city budget, and the upcoming vote on the proposed stormwater fee. They ...

Reality Check, Oct. 6, 2017 –Guns, Etc.

October 9, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, Oct. 6, 2017 –Guns, Etc.

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss topics of the day.  Our main topic — #Guns.  We could literally do this topic every week.  As of this taping, there had been 273 mass shootings in the US in the year 2017.  We discuss the Las Vegas mass shooting (we skip the Lawrence, Kansas shooting.)  We discuss our US Senator’s stance on ...

Reality Check, September 29, 2017

October 3, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, September 29, 2017

Category : Paving Paradise, Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss Hurricane Maria, underfunded and dying rural hospitals and the rest of the appropriations bills.  The Interior Appropriations Bill cuts $31.4 Billion dollar.  A significant cut of $534 Million to the EPA.  Apparently, the environment no longer needs protecting?  We’ve won the battle?  We’re ...

Council Matters: Stormwater  September 25 2017

September 28, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: Stormwater September 25 2017

Category : Council Matters

Council members Bill Murray and Tom Strand turn up the heat in this episode discussing the “should we, shouldn’t we” on stormwater and roads. Tom’s Energy Vision for Colorado Springs Utilities is discussed, and how real world downsizing and outsourcing affected Colorado Springs. (Recorded 9/22/17) Post a comme...

Reality Check, Sept. 22, 2017

September 26, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, Sept. 22, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee start discussing the Appropriations Bills put out by Congress so far this year.  Total savings for the eight bills equals $19.7 Billion.  This sounds like a lot of money, but we haven’t gotten any figures on final bills for Defense or Entitlements.  The Agricultural Appropriations bill would cut $876 Millio...

Reality Check Sept. 15, 2017, News Round-Up

September 18, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check Sept. 15, 2017, News Round-Up

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn & Dee discuss news of the week.  We start by discussing possible hyperloop routes proposed for the Colorado region.  How would you like to travel to the Denver Airport in minutes?  Cheyenne less than ten minutes away?  Maybe you want to travel to Houston in under two hours?  All of these are possibilities. What did...