Tag Archives: authority

Rule by Court order

Colorado State Senator Kevin Lundberg recently wrote, “Our nation’s founders knew this balance of power was absolutely essential to restrain the perpetual tendency of government to become the despotic ruler of the people. It is critical that we defend the proper jurisdictional authority of all levels … Continue reading

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EPA rules ‘Waters of the U.S.’ threatens all private property

by Craig Masters Under the EPA proposed new Waters of the U.S. rule, not one single acre in America is safe from the exact kind of federal trooper confrontation which took place this past week in Bunkerville, Nevada.  Using the … Continue reading

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No bull: Now Obama wants to regulate cow flatulence

By Jack Minor—   What was once the staple of late night comedy and bad movies is now becoming a reality as the Obama administration is bowing to pressure from environmentalist groups and plans to require dairy farmers to prevent … Continue reading

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Sheriffs last line of defense against government tyranny

By Jack Minor —   The office of sheriff was created to address worries exactly like the rampant militarization of police forces in America, claim two sheriffs who have challenged elected officials in their states over what they believe are … Continue reading

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Historic call for Article V convention begins to reign in federal power

By Jack Minor –   Legislators in Georgia made history on Thursday when they passed an application calling for a Constitutional Convention in an attempt to rein in a federal government that many feel is out of control and has … Continue reading

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“Obama legacy one of lawlessness” member of Congress says

By Jack Minor –   Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann said history will record President Obama’s legacy as one of establishing lawlessness throughout the country on a variety of issues.   The remarks by Bachmann, who was a Republican presidential candidate, was … Continue reading

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Obama blames Fox News for making Benghazi, IRS a scandal

By Jack Minor –   In an interview with Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, President Barack Obama insisted that no wrongdoing occurred in Benghazi the IRS singling out conservative groups for a higher level of scrutiny than was given to … Continue reading

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Obama passes buck on NSA spying issue

By Jack Minor –   President Obama, who has no problem using executive orders to bypass Congress and effect changes to legislation has suddenly gotten cold feet when it comes to concerns over the National Security Agency’s collection of phone … Continue reading

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Obama doubling down on executive powers

Coming on the heels of arguments before the United States Supreme Court over the president’s authority, Obama appears to be doubling down, saying he has no intention of waiting for Congress in order to advance his agenda.   During his … Continue reading

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Colorado sheriff “rebellion” catching on in other states

Colorado sheriffs who earlier this year stated they were not going to enforce a series of strict gun control laws passed by Democrats who control both chambers of the state legislature appear to have sparked a similar movement by other … Continue reading

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2014 bringing new taxes on many Americans

Moving into 2014 and the mid-term elections, the Democrats have another obstacle to overcome as 2014 is currently expected to contain over $54 billion in tax increases in addition to their voting for the largest middle class tax hike in … Continue reading

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NSA planned to ask for even more power

A newly released report by former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden highlights some of the concerns that led to his releasing a series of classified documents that have proven troubling for the federal government.   A February 2012 top … Continue reading

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Are 51st state opponents attempting to declare votes illegitimate?

It appears critics may be attempting to adopt a strategy to prevent the votes from being counted on the issue after the election, with a call by a former county commissioner  to pressure Weld County commissioners to refuse to count … Continue reading

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“Just get more lobbyists,” opponent of 51st state says during forum

By Jack Minor –   Participants in a forum to inform voters about the pros and cons of a 51st state perfectly illustrated the reason Colorado’s rural residents feel  urban legislators are ignoring them.   “No one has been disenfranchised. … Continue reading

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Fort Collins seeking authority over “excessively” cluttered properties

Coloradoan — Stay out of my life. This slice of Earth is mine. How I live is none of your business, and you’re not welcome here. That message is clear to all the senses when visitors approach John Stevens’ home … Continue reading

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Shredded Constitution Means We Live On Borrowed Time

By Mike McCune —   The Constitution is under mass attack by progressive politicians. For this reason alone, the best news that could happen is a government shutdown to protect this document that contains all the principles on which this civil government … Continue reading

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Licensed to Kill: The Growing Phenomenon of Police Shooting Unarmed Citizens

By John Whitehead —   Here’s a recipe for disaster: Take a young man (or woman), raise him on a diet of violence, hype him up on the power of the gun in his holster and the superiority of his … 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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Why vote at all?

by Craig Masters If the Supreme Court justices can dictate whatever social program they want in place, allow secret judges and police to disregard the Constitution, and simply revoke the inalienable Rights reserved to each of us by our Creator, … Continue reading

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Administration Obama postpones “train wreck” until after 2014 election

by Jack Minor –   Following an announcement by the Obama administration that they would be postponing enforcement of Obamacare’s employer mandate questions have arisen as to whether the president has the authority to do so.   The Affordable Care … Continue reading

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Almost a Fifth of U.S. Economy Moves Underground

by Mike McCune —     American over 30 know about the infamous Russian “Black Market” wherein the population did most of its food and illicit items trade. Since it was officially off-the-records by the government, but necessary to sustain … Continue reading

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Politician puts money where mouth is, gives money back to government

by Matt Lacy –   While many politicians talk about the need to cut spending, one Senator is putting his money where his mouth is by returning money back to the government.   Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky has returned $600,000 … Continue reading

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Defense Secretary orders major changes in combat teams

By Craig Masters Political commentator and best selling author, Phyllis Schafly, has called outgoing Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, a coward for making the announcement he has decided to strike down the 1994 Combat Exclusion Law and then running for … Continue reading

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Washington’s balanced approach: $41 in taxes for $1 in spending cuts

by Jack Minor –   In a last minute fiscal cliff deal that will raise taxes on over 77 percent of Americans, the definition of compromise and balance in Washington means increasing revenue by significant amounts relative to spending cuts. … Continue reading

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Army appeals court to decide whether Ft. Hood shooter can be forced to shave beard

by Jack Minor –   An Army Appeals court is deciding whether the judge in the case of the accused Fort Hood shooter exceeded his authority by requiring that Maj. Nidal Hasan comply with the Army’s grooming standards by shaving … Continue reading

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President tells Coloradoans we are better off…

by Craig Masters The President’s case that you’re better off… Last week, the Fed reported a sharp contraction in the country’s industrial output. The report showed that production from factories, mines, and utilities fell by 1.2 percent last month. This … Continue reading

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U.S. embassy attacked, Ambassador killed after apology for “hurting Muslims feelings”

by Matt Lacy –   Following an apology by the embassy in Cairo for Americans who portrayed Islam in a negative light, Muslims attacked diplomatic facilities in Libya and Egypt which resulted in the death of several Americans including the … Continue reading

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Globalists set to hit US sovereignty again.

by Craig Masters Those who keep a watchful eye on the never ending attempts to void the second amendment of the Constitution are again preparing for one of the most effectively planned attacks on our right to be able to … Continue reading

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Obama campaign runs deficit in June

by Peter Grady –   Recent e-mails sent out by  Obama and his campaign begging for funds appear to have been justified with new reports showing in June the campaign spent more than it took in.   The campaign has … Continue reading

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ObamaCare ruling could be poison pill for Obama

While the United States Supreme Court upheld ObamaCare’s individual mandate, for the president and Democrats it could be a case of “be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.”   In the ruling written by Chief Justice … Continue reading

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Weld requests reconsideration AG well decision, cites double standard

by Jack Minor –   Not taking no for an answer Weld County Commissioners have sent a letter to the state Attorney General asking him to review a memo issued by his staff that resulted in Governor Hickenlooper saying he … Continue reading

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Gardner backs farmers, asks Feds for drought declaration

by Jack Minor –   In the latest move to help farmers in Weld County obtain access to groundwater to save their crops, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CD-4) has asked the federal government to issue a drought declaration for the state. … Continue reading

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Calif. Prop. 8 headed to Supreme Court

by Matt Lacy –   Following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals  rejection of an appeal that overturned California’s constitutional amendment declaring marriage to be between a man and woman, the issue finally appears to be headed for the United … Continue reading

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Ministry holding Maddow accountable for slanderous statements

by Peter Grady —   A radio talk-show host who also heads up a Minnesota-based Christian ministry states he intends to persist in fighting for justice in his defamation lawsuit against MSNBC and one of its lesbian liberal anchors.   … Continue reading

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Concern expressed over Common Core science standards

by Jack Minor —   New K-12 science standards have been introduced with an eye more on depth than breadth and that has caused some to be concerned. Organizers are hopeful that most, if not all, states will adopt these … Continue reading

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