Tag Archives: August

2014 Lexus IS350C Convertible Review by Stu Wright

    Lexus, Toyota’s luxury car division that has been around for 25 years, sells cars in 70 countries and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.  The name of the company’s product was selected from a list that included Verone, Calibre, … Continue reading

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IRS backs down from invasive requirements on Veterans groups

Once again America’s veterans have showed the rest of the public that standing up can make a difference, this time against one of the most feared agencies in the country, the Internal Revenue Service.   In August the IRS had … Continue reading

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Sen. Bennet favors bombing Syria

  Fort Morgan Times — U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet favors military action in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons but said the choices available to the United States range from “worse to bad.”   “This is about picking your … Continue reading

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2013 Nissan Rogue SV AWD Review

On August 14th, 1965, the Beatles flew to America for their second concert tour here while at the zenith of their popularity.  It was a ten city tour and in the middle of it the band visited old White Sox … Continue reading

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High Park Fire mitigation work to begin August 18

GREELEY –On August 18, trucks will once again begin hauling tons of wood mulch to staging sites in Poudre and Rist Canyons, where helicopters will drop the material on non-federally-owned hillsides that were badly burned during last year’s High Park … Continue reading

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Two Judges rule against Obama / Reid

by Craig Masters In the state where card games are big money, two Nevada judges have called a spade a spade in ruling that Obama does not have the Constitutional authority to change law to suit his political agenda. This … Continue reading

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What’s in a Word?

by Craig Masters While it might not seem important in the era of horrible “txt splng,” but when some words are replaced by others the intent is too often odious. Such was the highly offensive case of the Republican National … Continue reading

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Pets ‘n’ Popsicles at the Plumb Farm Learning Center

Pets ‘n’ Popsicles returns to the Plumb Farm with dozens of furry farm animals.  From August 5 – 18, a variety of domestic animals will be visiting the farm, such as goats, horses, pigs, sheep, ponies and rabbits. The event … Continue reading

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The “Two Party” system is on only One Path

by Craig Masters Politicians who label themselves as republican beling to the the majority party in the Michigan House of Representatives, the Michigan Senate; and Governor Snyder list himself as a republican. Yet as Detroit begins operating under a bankruptcy administrator, the … Continue reading

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Hickenlooper, a coward without a compass of conviction

By Craig Masters Governor Hickenlooper demonstrated once again this week just how unqualified he is to be a leader – let alone a governor. In deciding not to decide the resolution to the capital punishment case of Nathan Dunlap, Hickenlooper … Continue reading

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“Beetlemania” 2013 Volkswagen Convertible

    I’m mixing metaphors on this date, February 7th, because 49 years ago today the Beatles (band) appeared on the Ed Sullivan show to perform their smash, “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”  The single had sold 1.5 million copies … Continue reading

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“A Whiter Shade of Pale” 2013 Cadillac ATS AWD

It may not be a good characterization of the Cadillac ATS test car’s color, but the paint on it was extremely white, and attractive.  It was a Diamond Tricoat (a three-layer painting process) upgraded color that added $995 to the … Continue reading

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Greeley man gets 16 years for sexual assault on a child

GREELEY – Today in Weld County District Court, Samuel Sanchez-Brito ) was sentenced to 16 years to life in the Department of Corrections for the repeated sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.   On Sept. 6, Sanchez-Brito was convicted by … Continue reading

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Real unemployment over 19 % in 7 Colorado counties

A startling new letter from the Colorado Labor Department has revealed there are seven counties in the state where over 19 percent of the residents are “not employed.”   The Colorado Observer obtained a letter through the Colorado Open Records … Continue reading

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Record number of Americans “not in labor force”

  by Jack Minor –       Last week’s unemployment numbers revealed the dire straits facing the U.S. economy after it was revealed that almost 89 million Americans are not in the workforce, a record high.       … Continue reading

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Calendar suggests John 3:16 refers to Obama

by Matt Lacy –   Taking Obama worship to a new level, a calendar for sale outside of the Democratic National Convention suggests that God so loved the world that he sent us Barack Obama.   Slate.com reported how “the … Continue reading

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Greeley Building Code Open House This Thursday

GREELEY – The Greeley Building Inspections Division is holding an open house meeting on Thursday, August 30th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. at the City Hall Annex Building, 1100 10th Street, in the 4th Floor Conference Room concerning proposed … Continue reading

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Did Obama lawyers get inside the GOP

by Craig Masters In politics – especially Presidential campaigns – events can happen fast. It is only August, two months until the election, and there may still be time for Romney to convince the conservatives he wasn’t the one behind … Continue reading

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Top Obama advisor gets big payday tied to Iran

by Craig Masters August 5, 2012, the Washington Post reported that senior Obama advisor, David Plouffe, had received $100,000 from a company that owns the multi-billion dollar Iranian cellular phone company Irancell. If your bank or business would do this … Continue reading

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Hunting for details of a campaign appearance?

by Craig Masters It is being reported that the President will make another college/high school campaign stop here in Colorado next Tuesday. According to the reports in local media, Obama will be at Colorado State August 28. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Poor Recovery Doesn’t Eliminate Recession Yet

by Mike McCune   Sometimes you have to wonder if Wall Street insiders are even aware of what is going on beyond Wall Street’s narrow perspective. The case in point is an article by Lawrence “Larry” Kudlow. (1)   In … Continue reading

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State Representative Bob Gardner responds to critics

by Craig Masters On  August 9, State Senator Kevin Lundberg (R-dist 15) reported that Representative Bob Gardner, (R- dist 21) Chairman of the Legislative Health Benefit Exchange Implementation Review Committee circumvented the Committee to approve action to allow another $43 … Continue reading

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Will government finally close the USPS?

by Craig Masters The United States Postal Service (USPS) is not the ‘Post Office’ of Ben Franklin. Franklin’s postal service was downgraded from a cabinet level department to a federally run “enterprise” in the 1970’s. But politics and government controls … Continue reading

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Denver business strikes blow against Obamacare

by Matt Lacy –   A local employer in Denver has dealt a blow to requirement’s by the administration that religious employers be forced to provide abortion inducing birth control drugs to employees regardless of the employer’s religious objections.   … Continue reading

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Why do liberals get in an uproar over a conservative voice?

by Carol Clemens —   America is the most wonderful country in the world.  We have freedoms that many countries do not have.  One is the freedom to express our opinions through speech. Recently when the President of Chick-fil-A was … Continue reading

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National Federation of the Blind to sponsor picnic in Greeley

GREELEY – Join the Greeley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado for FREE food and FUN in honor of their 12th anniversary.   Who is invited?  The Greeley Chapter invites Individuals who are blind or visually … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center 8/5/2012

Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger   CALLING ALL VETS….Our next meeting will be August 4th at the Golden Corral in Evans/Greeley at 7:30 a.m.   Come and join us for fellowship, fun and breakfast. Next dining around with Donn and … Continue reading

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Musuem to offer free classes about Greeley history

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues the free History Brown Bag Series held on the 4th Thursday of each month from February through October, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., at the Greeley History Museum, 714 … Continue reading

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“Summer in the City” – 2012 Buick Verano 1SL

One of my favorite 60’s hits ever was so named and performed by the Lovin’ Spoonful, the pop-rock jug band of “Do You Believe in Magic” fame.  It was written by band leader John Sebastian’s brother Mark and Steve Boone.  … Continue reading

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Homeowners advised to leave amid Chicago riot warnings

In a sign of what may be coming, residents of a Chicago condo building located near the site of next month’s NATO summit have been asked to leave for the event or risk being caught in a storm of rioters. … Continue reading

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America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President

When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own doctrines and beliefs, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Catholic. But that characterization … Continue reading

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Behind every great man…

By Craig Masters Speaking at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Student Summit on the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham, Tuesday, Senior Presidential Advisor, Valerie Jarrett, explained Obama’s economic policy on unemployment. In her speech, broadcast nationwide … Continue reading

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DoD to investigate filmmakers’ access to bin Laden film

by Jack Minor – The Pentagon has opened an investigation into accusations by a member of Congress that a liberal Hollywood filmmaker may have been given access to classified information for a movie on the death of bin Laden. Rep. Peter … Continue reading

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Xcel bills could rise 11.5 percent thanks to new EPA regs

by Peter Grady – The Environmental Protection Agency has given Americans a Christmas gift of increased electricity rates, a spokesman for a Christian environmental group says. Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, National Spokesman of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column: by Mike McCune   As former Yankee great Yogi Berra would say, “It’s deja vu all over again.” Did somebody flip the calendar back three and a half months? Wasn’t this (the debt debate) a raging topic then? … Continue reading

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