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Sheriffs, disabled file suit over Colo. gun laws

In a deliberate move to catch gun control activists off guard, an  organization representing Colorado sheriffs in a lawsuit over a series of  recently passed gun control laws abruptly announced the filing of the suit in  federal court today.   … Continue reading

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Cooke, other sheriffs sue Colorado over gun control laws

by Jack Minor —   Revealing the disconnect between Colorado politicians and the law enforcement  officers who are charged with making sure the state’s laws are followed, more  than half of the sheriffs in the state are planning to file … Continue reading

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Stockton bankruptcy, a rip in the Declaration of Independence

by Craiig Masters This week a federal judge accepted the bankruptcy of Stockton, California. earlier this year the Governor of Michigan appointed a man to totally manage the affairs of Detroit, Michigan. “Totally manage” means just what is says – … Continue reading

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Millbrook v. US: Holding the Government Accountable for Misconduct by Law Enforcement Officials

by John Whitehead —   “A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody.”―Thomas Paine At a time when the courts are increasingly giving deference to the police and prioritizing security over civil … Continue reading

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Marriage is what it is

by Matt Barber — “It depends upon what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is,” said the smooth-talking, skirt-chasing, totally busted philanderer. “Well, no, Bill,” replied Congress. “Actually, things just ‘is’ what they is.” Here’s what marriage is: The God-ordained, lifelong, … Continue reading

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Cooke, Moreno reelection decision could wait until next year

by Jack Minor –   The question of whether Weld County’s clerk and recorder, and sheriff can seek another two terms may not be decided until next year, the county attorney said.   “This concept of saying have a judge … Continue reading

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Civil union bill could force churches to conduct same-sex ceremonies

by Jack Minor —   The civil union bill being debated in the Colorado state legislature discriminates against Christians and others and could open the door to churches being forced to allow same-sex ceremonies to be performed in their facilities. … 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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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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CU Marijuana case is only the beginning

by Craig Masters Although the details of how Colorado will control the legalization of marijuana are yet to be written, the hospitalization of victims has already begun. A CU Bolder professor and some students were recently poisoned by a couple … Continue reading

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Fed Thinking Links Policy to Unemployment Rate

by Mike McCune —   Have A Happy Thanksgiving. The normal Friday Rant is replaced by this one, three days early, as we will be taking a long holiday break. See you again, Monday, Nov. 26–Mike   Richmond Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Greeley Police Investigate and Locate Four Missing Girls

GREELEY — The Greeley Police Department has been investigating the disappearance of four girls reported missing at approximately 6:30 p.m. yesterday evening.  All four girls were located together and have been reunited with family members.   The four girls, ages … Continue reading

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District 6 didn’t need tax increase for BEST grant

I initially approached the question of 3A with an open mind. But when I read the measure’s description I made up my mind real quick. The repayment cost for this is outrageous! Worse, going into debt could have easily been … Continue reading

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Supremes to hear case that could outlaw garage sales, thrift stores

by Jack Minor –   The United  States Supreme Court is poised to head a case at the end of this month that could essentially shut down garage sales by prohibiting the resale of used goods purchased by a person.   … 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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Bond issue good deal for taxpayers

by Scott Rankin — Whenever I hear about a tax increase being proposed, I usually cringe.  My immediate reaction is that I already pay too much in taxes, especially to the federal government. After gaining my composure, I typically ask … Continue reading

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Greeley peeping Tom suspect arrested

GREELEY — On September 4, 2012, Greeley Police Officers arrested Nathaniel Moguson 3 counts of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification, a class one misdemeanor.   Mogus was arrested after being reported as a suspicious person in the area of the … Continue reading

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2012 Nissan Frontier 4×4 Pro4X Four-door Pickup

This past week I received for review a new Nissan pickup, the Frontier 4×4 four-door crew cab.  Nissan, formerly Datsun, has been in business for 98 years (since 1914), and is now the sixth largest vehicle manufacturer in the world.  … Continue reading

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Papa John’s accused of blackmail, extortion for discussing costs of Obamacare

by Jack Minor –   The CEO of Papa John’s pizza unwittingly waded into the “culture wars” for saying on a conference call that Obamacare’s mandates would affect the company’s cost of a pizza.   A new survey reveals that … Continue reading

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Eric Holder put his loyalty to Black Panthers above the law

by Craig Masters Citizens attempting to vote in the 2008 election reported being intimidated by Black Panther thugs and in some cases reported being turned away from their polling places if the thugs “guarding” the polls thought the voters might … Continue reading

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Greeley Senior Center to get defibrillator

by Peter Grady –   The Heart Safe City program and members of the Greeley Police Department will be dedicating a new lifesaving piece of equipment to the Greeley Senior Activity Center this Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.   The center … Continue reading

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Well decision a no-brainer, give farmers the water

While others, including the Greeley Tribune may try to waffle on the issue of whether area farmers should be permitted to turn their Wells on to prevent an economic disaster and save their crops, we believe the issue is a … Continue reading

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Legal foundation for abortion based on misuse of women

by Peter Grady — The plaintiff in a key landmark case that along with Roe v. Wade helped open the door to abortion on demand in 1973 said her pregnancy was used by the legal system without her permission.   … Continue reading

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Congress addresses sexual misconduct by educators

by Matt Lacy —   A measure has been introduced in Congress that would help stop the problem of school personnel accused of sexual misconduct from simply being transferred from one district to another. Steve Gunn with the Education Action … Continue reading

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NC voters to decide on future of marriage

by Matt Lacy —   North Carolina voters are going to the polls today to make an important decision as to whether they want to amend their constitution to protect traditional marriage. If the amendment is approved, North Carolina would … Continue reading

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Iran now jails pastor’s lawyer

by Jack Minor —   The government of Iran appears to be doubling down in the case of a pastor facing the death sentence for leaving the Islamic faith by now arresting his attorney. The American Center for Law and … Continue reading

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Muslims kill worshippers in another church bombing in Nigeria

by Peter Grady —   Sunday, Boko Haram, a Muslim organization that advocates instituting Sharia law in Nigeria, once again attacked Christian worshippers in two cities.  At least 20 worshippers were killed in the attacks. The attacks took place in … Continue reading

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March Jobs’ Report Contains Serious Understatements

by Mike McCune —   The disappointing March jobs’ report released on Good Friday started a new round of political bickering in Washington over the effect Barack Obama’s and Ben Bernanke’s policies have had for the past three years while the stock markets … Continue reading

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Lawsuit aginst Colo. chaplain becoming self-fulfilling prophecy

by Matt Lacy — The founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation may end up unwittingly fulfilling the same prayer he sued a former Navy Chaplain over following the dismissal of his case by a judge who said it was … Continue reading

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Muslim group wants Somalia free of Christians

by Peter Grady — Al Shabab, a Muslim group in Somalia, wants to rid the country of all Christians and is specifically going after Christian converts from Islam. The group which recently partnered with al Qaeda desires to implement Sharia … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt policy causing 11 Christian student groups to leave campus

by Jack Minor — A coalition of 11 Christian student groups are being forced to leave campus at Vanderbilt University over policy requiring them to open their leadership up to atheists, homosexuals and any other group even if they are … Continue reading

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Colorado Supreme Court ruling moves sexual assault case forward

by Peter Grady– A case against involving an alleged sexual assault on a child will be moving forward following a Colorado Supreme Court ruling in favor of an appeal filed by Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck. The case involved … Continue reading

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Fed pool rules could cost Greeley $28,000

by Jack Minor – The city of Greeley is poised to spend up to $28,000 to install wheelchair lifts at its pool facilities in order to comply with the Obama administration’s new interpretation of rules it issued two years ago. … Continue reading

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Howling Pig libel bill moves closer to repeal

by Jack Minor – A bill that would repeal a Colorado libel law that was used to prosecute a Greeley blogger for criticizing a professor at UNC is one step closer to passage. The bill has been passed by the … Continue reading

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Arguments begin in case over NASA specialists firing

  by Matt Lacy — Opening arguments began Tuesday in the case of a NASA mission specialist who claimed he was terminated for simply expressing his views on intelligent design. David Coppedge had worked for 14 years as a NASA … Continue reading

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