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Hickenlooper in crosshairs over Obamacare numbers

By Jack Minor –   Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper finds himself facing another obstacle to his reelection campaign as his administration finds itself accused of stacking an investigative panel over charges Sen. Mark Udall pressured state insurance regulators to edit … Continue reading

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Tribune takes Greeley voters to the woodshed over District 6 scores

by Peter Grady –   The head of a local political organization has taken issue with a recent editorial by the Greeley Tribune placing the blame for low test scores on voters.   In a recent editorial, District 6 needs … Continue reading

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District 6 goes into campaign mode for 3A

by Jack Minor –   The Greeley/Evans District 6 Board of Education appears to be going into a full blown campaign mode in an attempt to get voters to approve a bond issue this November.   At September’s Parent Teacher … Continue reading

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Bond issue District’s to lose, conservative leader says

by Jack Minor –   A local leader of a conservative group says while he agrees that John Evans Middle School needs to be torn down, if voters do not pass a bond issue this November school board officials will … Continue reading

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UN officials admit they want global tax

by Peter Grady – Long dismissed as the stuff of conspiracy “nuts” the United Nations has admitted that it really does want to impose a global tax. Opponents of the United Nations have long said that the organization wanted the … Continue reading

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Trump says won’t run if Romney nominee, might if nomination goes to another

by Peter Grady – In a possible attempt to persuade Republican voters, Donald Trump has still held out the possibility of running as an independent if the Republican’s don’t pick the “right candidate.” Last Thursday, Donald Trump told a group … Continue reading

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Administration officials say Obama has sole power to declare citizen’s enemies

by Matt Lacy – A pair of lawyers for the Obama administration said the president has sole discretion to define who is an enemy and that U.S. citizens with that designation are legitimate military targets. Government lawyers, CIA counsel Stephen … Continue reading

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Local Tea Party leader takes issue with Powell blaming them for problems in America

by Jack Minor – A local leader with the tea party has taken issue with statements made by former Gen. Colin Powell saying the Tea Party was to blame for the divisiveness in Washington, while omitting any similar criticism of … Continue reading

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Tea party leaders say “Occupy Wall Street” mirror image of group

photo courtesy of Ringo the Gringo by Jack Minor – Local leaders in the Colorado Tea Party movement have said the leftist group “Occupy Wall Street” is indeed a mirror image of the Tea Party, meaning it is an exact … Continue reading

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Greeley 9/12 Group to host school board candidate forum

by Jack Minor The District 6 school board candidates will be available for questioning at the Greeley 9/12 group this coming Wednesday. The meeting will be moderated by Brian Britton, head of the group. Britton will ask the candidates several … Continue reading

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Republican debate shows Tea Party here to stay

  by Jack Minor – The first ever Tea Party-sponsored debate showed the group is here to stay. During Monday’s event, candidates answered specific policy questions on everything from the economy to Obamacare and social security reform. The Monday evening debate … Continue reading

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Local tea party leaders say Hoffa’s comments intended to goad conservatives to violence

by Jack Minor – A local Tea Party leader has said he believes Jimmy Hoffa’s calls for violence against the group is an attempt to bait members into striking the first blow. Last weekend, speaking at an event with President … Continue reading

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Tea party under attack: Pols call members terrorists, hostage takers

                                by Jack Minor  — During the debt limit debate, politicians have taken to calling average Americans who want the government to balance its budget, … Continue reading

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NEA endorses Obama, votes to double member fees to help elect candidates

    by Jack Minor The National Education Association recently endorsed Barack Obama for president. This endorsement comes a full year earlier than is normal and prior to a single Republican primary being held. At the NEA’s annual meeting in … Continue reading

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Sen. “Pontius Pilate” McConnell, surrenders to Obama on debt limit

by Jack Minor Following a rousing speech on the Senate floor implying Republicans would not cave on the debt ceiling, Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader, proposed a plan that would allow Obama to unilaterally raise the debt limit. McConnell’s plan … Continue reading

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Liberal groups, Congress members lament “fetish” for the Constitution

Story by Jack Minor While one of the key goals of the Republican majority in Congress is to hold a public reading of the Constitution and requiring bills to have an attachment citing its Constitutional authority not everyone is happy … Continue reading

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Tea party proves force to be reckoned with

Story and photo By Jack Minor While the elections around the country were not a shutout for the Republican Party one thing is certain, the tea party movement has proven it is a force to be reckoned with. During the … Continue reading

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Tom Tancredo Confirms Rapport with Tea Party Groups

By Delany Ross Gubernatorial Candidate, Tom Tancredo, connected with The Colorado Tea Party/Greely 9.12 group at a recent meeting in Greeley. “The Colorado Tea Party is registered with the State as a non-partisan group,” asserts Christy Rodriquez, Director of The … Continue reading

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New York Times Says Ken Buck Too Extreme for Them

Story and Photo By Jack Minor The New York Times, showing interest in the Senate race in Colorado, said that Ken Buck was too right-wing for them in his stand on the issues. In an Aug. 19 editorial titled “At the … Continue reading

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Local leaders speak out on NAACP resolution suggesting tea party racist movement

By Jack Minor Local Tea Party leaders spoke out against the NAACP after the organization passed a resolution implying the Tea Party movement is inherently racist. The initial wording of the resolution called upon “all people of good will to … Continue reading

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GOP Meets Many New Participants

By Rebekah Elliott The Grand Old Party assembled early morning on Saturday, April 10 at Northridge High School Gymnasium to decide the Republican candidates for Weld County. Over 300 Delegates and Alternates attended the event. Many interested observers sat in … Continue reading

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If you want to understand the Constitution, start with the Declaration of Independence.

A steady usurpation of power by the central authority over the last twenty years has both eroded trust in the federal government by the people and reawakened the debate over how the constitution should be read. I will not try … Continue reading

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Politician proposes Colorado go to single payer health care

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette After Congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act there were many residents who opposed the bill. Most of those opposed feel the bill goes too far regarding individual mandates and other … Continue reading

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