Local Editors "Get It"

Local Editors "Get It"

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    Colorado Springs Gazette, Our View (Editorial), 23 December 2008

    We've had a rough few months, but it could have been worse... and Colorado Springs ain't bad. Maybe it's the military influence, but more guns in the hand of the good guys and gals seems to be working.

    I found the final paragraph quite remarkable:

    “Among its peers, Colorado Springs has a small police force. Yet the city’s violent crime rate falls below the national average for cities its size. We suspect that’s due, at least in part, to a tradition among law-abiding adults learning the safe and proper use of defensive weapons and taking personal responsibility for their own safety, and the protection of weaker and meeker citizens whom they love. Colorado Springs should be proud.”
    Protect your family. Reload. Call 911.

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    Great article - the CO Spgs TV stations, IMHO, however, are somewhat less liberal with their praise. The article makes solid points tho, and should be more widely distributed! I like that "western" attitude!
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    "He went on two legs, wore clothes and was a human being, but nevertheless he was in reality a wolf of the Steppes. He had learned a good deal . . . and was a fairly clever fellow. What he had not learned, however, was this: to find contentment in himself and his own life. The cause of this apparently was that at the bottom of his heart he knew all the time (or thought he knew) that he was in reality not a man, but a wolf of the Steppes."

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    that sounds refreshing.

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    Good article.
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    Good one is it just me or does it seem like some of the media at least print media is coming around to our side of the fence
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    Good statistics on our side are hard to ignore
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