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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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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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Landlord asks judge for permission to evict ground zero mosque

Landing gear from a 9/11 aircraft that crashed through property at 51 Park Place   by Jack Minor – Utility provider Con Edison, has asked a New York judge to grant them permission to evict the developer of a mosque … Continue reading

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De-Fund the Department of Education Before its Too Late

 I was doing background research for a completely different article when I happened to open the web site of the National Education Association. I was caught up reading one article after another. Suddenly I found myself writing this open letter … Continue reading

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Open letter to Sen. Michael Bennet

Mr. Bennet, Please permit an up/down vote on the Cut, Cap, and Balance plan that passed the House of Representatives. I would like to know where you stand on really doing something about the debt crisis that past and present … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform – Obama Style

  Get ready Greeley, another influx of immigrants is coming. June 30 marked the pull-out date for hundreds of National Guard troops that were deployed along the U.S. border with Mexico. They had been deployed to assist the seriously understaffed … Continue reading

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Wikileak’s information may affect ban on gays in military

By Jack Minor While the lame-duck session of Congress persists in attempts to repeal a Revolutionary War era ban on homosexuals serving in the military, some have used the Wikileaks controversy as proof the ban should be upheld. Supporters of … Continue reading

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Politicians offer mixed messages on election results

Story and photo By Jack Minor Following an historic election, politicians and pundits are divided over what the results mean and what it says about the electorate. Columnist Bill Press said the American voters are “dumb” for voting for Republicans … Continue reading

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Hispanic Coalition not a Distraction for Buck Campaign

by Christy Rodriquez Race is a non issue when it comes to federal spending, according to Ken Buck, Republican Senatorial Candidate. “What I’m finding when I’m reaching out to voters, whether they’re Hispanic, Jewish, Veteran… is the concerns are the … Continue reading

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Bennet refuses to pull “misleading” ad, asks Buck to violate campaign finance laws

Story and photos By Jack Minor Michael Bennet has publicly refused to pull a campaign ad that Denver television stations and newspapers have called misleading, saying the media is mistaken. Bennet has been running an ad that purportedly shows Ken … Continue reading

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Conway tells Bennet staffer: Stop war on our community banks

Story and Photo By Jack Minor At a recent forum on agriculture Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway had some sharp words for a Senate staffer asking her boss to lay off local community banks. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and … Continue reading

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Bennet: Coloradoans don’t care about Ground Zero mosque

Story by Jack Minor Greeley residents have strong feelings regarding the proposed mosque at Ground Zero in New York, contradicting the Colorado politician who said Coloradoans don’t care about this issue. At a recent town hall meeting in Greeley, Sen. … Continue reading

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Senator Bennet’s Wife, Susan Dagget, Collects School Supplies in Greeley for Needy Children

Story and Photos By Jack Minor Susan Dagget, wife of Sen. Michael Bennet, came to Greeley to collect school supplies for needy children and sought advice on unifying the Party following a difficult primary season. On Aug. 25, Dagget came … Continue reading

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Bennet Says We Have Nothing to Show For All of Our Debt, Will Not Commit to Position on Card Check

Photo and Story By Jack Minor Michael Bennet, D-Colo,at a town hall meeting in Greeley last Saturday, Aug 21 said we had nothing to show for the debt incurred by the stimulus package and other expenditures calling the recession  the worst … Continue reading

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Establishment-1, Grassroots-2

by Thayne Doak As Coloradoans awake on the morning after an at times bitterly contested primary between establishment candidates and grassroots upstarts, the score appears to be: establishment-1, grassroots-2. In what seemed to be almost an implausible scenario just a … Continue reading

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Politics as Usual?

By Mike Bauman In interviews following last week’s primary, incumbent Senator Michael Bennet told various news outlets that he was tired of business as usual and partisan politics in Washington, DC.  His voting record seems to indicate a different story.  … Continue reading

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Gazette Opinion – Primaries victories shot across the bow to party leaders

Since 2009 there was no doubting that the tea party movement was a force that knew how to make their voice heard. In September members from around the nation held a rally in Washington D.C. that many claim had over … Continue reading

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Truth Check: Romanoff v. Bennet

. By Mike Bauman In recent television commercials, the two Democratic Senate candidates have been exchanging barbs over who accepted funding from Political Action Committees or PACs. According to Webster’s Dictionary, a Political Action Committee is an organization representing the … Continue reading

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