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dotComments: ‘big box’ and sour grapes

The potential for a “big-box store” in Carbondale and the results of last week’ election captured the attention of online readers of The Aspen Times.

A big-box retailer was the focus of last week’s poll at http://www.aspentimes.com, and several online readers had something to say on the topic, posting online comments to the poll.

Said one:

Offered another:

And, there was this:

And this:

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And finally:

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The election sparked comments on various ballot measures, including Snowmass Village resident Gail Schwartz’s election to Colorado Senate, unseating Sen. Lewis Entz in District 5. Said one reader:

And there was this:

Regarding the Pitkin County sheriff’s race, and the statewide amendment decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana (which failed), a reader had this to say:

In response came this:

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News of an Aspen High School drama teacher facing a felony charge for possession of child pornography also generated comment, including words of support:

But, there was also this:

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Finally, an Oct. 24 article regarding an appeals court decision ordering local real estate broker Joshua Saslove to repay $600,000 in a commission and interest to a pair of homeowners continues to generate online debate.

Comments of late include this excerpt:

And this:

Also also:

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