Posts Tagged ‘background’

Cooke vows to continue gun law fight to Supremes

GREELEY, Colo. – A sheriff in Colorado who spearheaded a lawsuit against the state’s radical gun laws, adopted by Democrats in 2013 and this week upheld by a federal judge, said the case is not over, vowing to take the battle all the way to the highest court in the land if necessary.   “These [...]

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NoCoGazette – smarter readers better news from a Simpler Time

by Craig Masters While regular readers of the Northern Colorado Gazette don’t always agree with the opinion pieces, they always trust that the news is reported with minimum bias. We don’t have to report stories we might not like or want to give exposure. If an article is under our opinion column, it is more often [...]

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If you like your Liberty you can keep it

by Craig Masters Much like the new communistic government of Obama, the Constitution had to be ‘sold’ to the people of the states as a new form of government. But unlike the intentional lies Obama spewed on the people to gain support for his rapid transformation to Communism, many thoughtful arguments and well-meant promises were [...]

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Sebelius to Americans nervous about issues with website: “Get in line”

By Jack Minor –   Americans who are having problems with signing up for Obamacare due to government problems with the website and now face the possibility of an insurance coverage gap have received a harsh message from Health and Human Services Director Kathleen Sebelius, “get in line.”   The Detroit Free Press reported how [...]

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Sheriffs booted from gun control lawsuit

Fox News — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Colorado sheriffs suing the state over new firearm restrictions don’t have standing to proceed with the case as a group, but the legal battle is far from over. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger in Denver doesn’t stop the lawsuit because 21 other plaintiffs [...]

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Judge gives Colorado governor gets pass on anti-gun laws

By Jack Minor –   Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who has referred to rural residents of his state as “backwards thinking” and that they would have to suffer some “inconvenience” over gun control has been told by a federal judge he will not have to be questioned over his role in passage of the [...]

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Senate GOP sets sights on repealing gun laws

Brush News Tribune – This year’s statehouse battles over new gun regulations could all return next year with a renewed debate.   House and Senate Republicans are poised to present a series of bills in the 2014 session that look to repeal or alter some of the gun-control legislation passed by Democrats and implemented into [...]

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The “F-bomb” hit U$ again

by Craig Masters With the Constitution relegated to no more than a footnote in today’s ‘common core’ curriculum textbooks, it might seem out of date to mention another specific example of the Obama administration czars trampling all over our budgets from their perch high above what used to be the law. However, for the sake [...]

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Trust Big Brother with just a Little more Power – and Money

by Craig Masters “It has become evident that Barack Obama’s definition of “fundamentally transforming the United States” includes Big Brother harassing selected conservatives while monitoring anyone’s email and telephone traffic. These seem to be among the surprising duties of the Internal Revenue Service and the National Security Agency (NSA), respectively.” So writes Phyllis Schlafly, conservative [...]

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Fox 31 “Investigative” reporters may attempt to scam gun sellers

by Craig Maasters Area gun owners are reporting that two reporters working for KDVR Fox 31 television have attempted to make “straw” purchases of guns listed for sale on the online site, armslist.com. Josh Bernstein, who is listed on the television station’s web site as ‘senior investigative reporter,’ and Julie Hayden, a local reporter, have [...]

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The issue is Power not Safety

by Craig Masters Hundreds of citizens from across Colorado converged on the capital Monday, to deliver messages of opposition to the democrat politicians’ attack on private property rights and the U.S. Constitution by undermining its supporting document, the Bill of Rights. In what has to be the most disgraceful demonstration of representative government since the [...]

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Nationally known expert on gun violence decimates Obama falsehoods about guns

by Peter Grady –   Nationally known academic, author and economist John Lott Jr. systematically decimated all the claims currently being used by president Obama and state lawmakers to argue for increased gun control, arguing that such laws actually decrease public safety.   Lott spoke to a group of over 350 people at an event [...]

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A message to send to Colorado Senators

submitted through Craig Masters You are urged to contact every Senator with this information. If the American Bill of Riights can be picked apart and destroyed line by line, then Freedom can not survive anywhere on Earth. Whether you care about gun ownership or not, this issue will affect your future and your children’s freedom. Representative [...]

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Courts define what’s gone wrong in Italy

by Craig Masters The headline of the Christian Science Monitor caught my attention. “An Italian court sentenced scientists to jail time for not having a functioning crystal ball ahead of the 2009 earthquake in L’Aquila.” I thought there had to be a mistake. But when researching the background of the story, it turns out the [...]

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Greeley to hold 10th Street enhancements open house

GREELEY- All stakeholders interested in the 10th Street Enhancements are invited to attend a public open house to discuss the concept and share their ideas. The open house will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Franklin Middle School located at 818 35th Avenue in Greeley.   The [...]

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State paid employees to sit home after failing background check

by Peter Grady –   The state of Colorado paid several employees’ salaries up to six digits while they sat at home after they failed a background check and then eventually transferred them to another department.   The move caused the state to be noted in Judicial Watch, a government watchdog agencies “Corruption Chronicles.”   [...]

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Gun Control group ranks CO 13th for restricting 2nd Amendment

by Peter Grady – A gun control group has released its annual state rankings and many may be surprised to learn Colorado is the 13th most restrictive state when it comes to gun control. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence released its annual “Brady State Gun Law” scorecard recently and it has ranked Colorado [...]

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Schoolhouse doors revolved for accused pedophile?

  Schools need better “doors” than this. by Craig Masters Vicente Vitela made an all-to-familiar appearance in a courtroom March 2. He was once again accused of child molestation. But Vitela is not some shadowy figure along the street hunting for innocent children. He is – or at least was until his arrest – a [...]

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NARAL opposes bill banning abortions based on sex, race

by Peter Grady – Pro-abortion groups are opposed to a bill in Congress that would prevent abortions based on the sex or race of the baby. The Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011 is scheduled to be voted on in the near future. The bill states that as technology advances, [...]

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Internet giants oppose bill that could make posting online videos a crime

by Jack Minor – Two bills in Congress have sparked a fierce backlash after critics say it could make it a felony for parents to post a video of their children singing a copyrighted song. The House sponsored Stop Online Piracy Act, and the Commercial Felony Streaming Act in the Senate, would give the government [...]

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PERA employees and public deserve answers

Is there something to hide? Who is juggling the books?   The transparency of a rock mentality of the Obama regime has spread like the proverbial rotten apple that spoils the whole bunch. In Colorado, the Public Employees Retirement Association is reported to be underfunded by $21billion. Taxpayers have to pay to make up the [...]

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When police officers break the law

With the recent “bad cop” stories in the news, most wonder; do they hire just anybody? Not in Greeley. Police Chief Jerry Garner explained the long and tedious process consisting of several tests, screenings, and interviews one must successfully complete and rank at the very top to be considered by his department. We asked several [...]

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Yellowstone Magma Pool Bigger than Originally Thought

By Mike Bauman In case you missed it, Yellowstone National Park is sitting on an enormous time bomb – albeit a very slowly ticking, naturally occurring time bomb. The amazing scenery that prompted Yellowstone’s designation as a national park is due in no small part to the eruptions of a super volcano.  The volcano, which [...]

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Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police Oppose Vermont Style Carry

By Mike Bauman The Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police have come out against No Permit or Vermont Style Concealed Carry.  The statement in its entirety follows along with responses from rank and file police officers. The police chiefs of Colorado agree: Allowing just about anyone to carry a concealed weapon in Colorado will make [...]

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President uses SSN from Connecticut, despite never having grown up there

by Jack Minor   A private detective said using resources available to her she has discovered President Obama has been using a social security number from Connecticut despite never having lived in the state.   Susan Daniels, a private detective from Ohio has appeared on numerous talk shows. Daniels says while using databases not available [...]

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Government software tricks social networks

  by Jack Minor   As part of the war on terror the Air Force has contracted  for the creation of software that will give government agencies the ability to generate multiple identities on social networking sites and appear as real people.  The Examiner.com reported the contract with private intelligence companies would design software that will [...]

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No Permit Concealed Carry Passes First Hurdle

By Mike Bauman A bill that would allow citizens in Colorado to carry a concealed handgun without a permit has passed the Colorado House Judiciary Committee and will now be debated on the House floor.  All the Republicans and two of the Democrats on the committee voted to send the bill; HB1205, to the full [...]

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The Rant

Americans have been told by the national government that the recession ended in June 2009. Last month the Department of Labor proudly announced its unemployment measure had dropped to 9% and the Administration hailed this as proof its’ economic plan is working. The Federal Reserve at its January meeting stated the economy was growing by [...]

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Take the FBI Up on It!

By Mike Bauman Last year, in a mostly party-line vote, the Colorado Assembly voted to continue to have the Colorado Bureau of Investigations provide background checks for persons purchasing firearms in the state.  This service costs Colorado an estimated $1.7 million per year.  It is the opinion of the Greeley Gazette that this expenditure is [...]

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Who are the Colorado Wildlife Commissioners

By Mike Bauman The Colorado Wildlife Commission is an eleven-member board appointed by the governor. There are nine voting members and two non-voting members of the Commission. The non-voting members are the Executive Director for the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, and the State Agriculture Commissioner. The Wildlife Commission sets Division of Wildlife regulations and [...]

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Greeley‘s We the People group hammers Scott McGinnis, Republican candidate for governor

By Jim Frazier The leading Republican candidate for Colorado governor, Scott McInnis, was hammered at the Greeley 9.12 group meeting on July 7th. Most of the questions related to McInnis’ early Pro-Choice voting record and the 2006 role of his spokesperson Sean Duffy as Executive Director of a gay-related group — Coloradoans for Fairness.  Duffy [...]

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OUR WORDS WILL PROPELL OR PLUMMET OTHERS

By Carol Clemans Words can ‘kill or make alive.’ Most of us don’t take in to consideration how our words can either be weapons of destruction or tools of encouragement. The most vulnerable recipients of our words are our children. In my 18 years as a counselor, hundreds of people have shared with me how [...]

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Dinner for Two

By Mike Bauman This week’s date is another surprise. What You’ll Need: Your spouse’s favorite recipe and everything needed to prepare it exactly as they like it. Candles Soft, romantic music A willing collaborator who is a close friend of your spouse Before the Date: On the day in question, have your collaborator invite your [...]

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