Posts Tagged ‘change’

2015 GMC Yukon XL 4WD SLT Review by Stu Wright

General Motors has been building a big body-on-frame SUV for 80 years with the Chevrolet and GMC nameplates affixed to each.  Essentially a station wagon mounted on a light truck frame, the “Suburban” designation was used on all of them until the year 2000, at which time GMC began naming their version, the Yukon XL.  The [...]

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Obamacare deadline prompts world’s largest protest

by Craig Masters Civil rights riots and the Viet Nam War protests were the result of some Americans uniting in civil protests to tell their government to change a policy or rewrite a law. These protests made headline news. In a few cases, hundreds of thousands joined episodes of civil disobedience and risked being fined, [...]

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Obama administration decrees part of Obamacare exempt from sequester cuts

By Jack Minor –   While the sequester has forced the military to endure billions of dollars in budget cuts, the Obamacare administration has declared that the mandatory across the board budget cuts will not apply to a portion of Obamacare.   Part of Obamacare provides subsidies for low-income people to help them cover out [...]

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50 Years After the Beatles: Isn’t It Time for Another Political & Cultural Revolution?

By John Whitehead –   “You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t care whether it kills all the students or whether there’s a revolution. It’s not thinking logically, it’s out of control.”—John Lennon (1969) It’s been 50 years since the Beatles—John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr—first landed [...]

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Government of the Rich, by the Rich and for the Rich: It’s Time for ‘Militant Nonviolent Resistance’

By John W. Whitehead   “[E]verywhere, “time is winding up,” in the words of one of our spirituals, “corruption in the land, people take a stand, time is winding up.”—Martin Luther King Jr. We now live in a two-tiered system of governance. There are two sets of laws: one set for the government and its [...]

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FBI: Law enforcement no longer top priority

In what could be an ominous sign, the FBI has announced on their website that they are no longer focusing on law enforcement as their primary mission, but are instead joining the war on terror.   The change was noted by Foreign Policy, which shows a snapshot from the FBI’s fact sheet both before and [...]

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Kindergarten boys now able to use girls restrooms in California

A new day has dawned for boys and girls in California schools as 2014 begins with them now being able to decide to use whichever restroom they want, regardless of how uncomfortable it may make members of the opposite sex feel.   Under the new law, children in grades K-12 are able to use whichever [...]

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Vegans and athletes can mix

In the latest debate over the vegan versus meat eaters debate one of the lesser known issues is whether athletes are able to live their vigorous lifestyle while forgoing meat, the answer may be surprising.   Battles between vegans and non-vegans have caused some to draw sharp lines. On the one hand there are the [...]

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IRS backs down from invasive requirements on Veterans groups

Once again America’s veterans have showed the rest of the public that standing up can make a difference, this time against one of the most feared agencies in the country, the Internal Revenue Service.   In August the IRS had issued a rule requiring veterans service groups such as the American Legion to turn over [...]

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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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Global Warming Report ‘Facts’ Debatable

By Michael McCune –   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a report late last week in which it claims it “was more confident than ever that global warming is man-made.” What the panel does not report is the fact environmentalists engaged in the study have an agenda to continue their economic support by [...]

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Diaper cakes add new twist to old tradition

  A new twist on an old tradition is now combining beauty with the practical for new mother’s to be, the diaper cake.       Lil Baby Cakes is the brainchild of founder Candy Budyta, who took her passion for creating things with her hands to create a works of out that resulted in [...]

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‘Gay’ Lawmaker to Christians: ‘We’ll Take Your Children’

By Matt Barber  Few people doubt that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hopes to become president in 2016. Unfortunately for him, he may have just signed away any chance of that. On Monday, Christie signed A3371, a draconian piece of legislation that bars licensed therapists from helping children overcome unwanted same-sex attractions, behavior or identity. [...]

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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 ruling could mark the beginning of a flood of rulings that will reverse administration imposed [...]

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What’s in a Word?

by Craig Masters While it might not seem important in the era of horrible “txt splng,” but when some words are replaced by others the intent is too often odious. Such was the highly offensive case of the Republican National Committee changing the word “shall” to “may” in a clause of the RNC rules adopted [...]

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U.S. poised to Increase Energy Exports

by Craig Masters Middle East energy market analysts have reviewed several major reports of world energy watchers and their predictions are being reported – but not yet by the Obama administration. According to reports distributed in the Middle East and Europe by Agence Global, the shale gas industry is about to change the alignment of [...]

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Faith Bible Baptist Church to hold bible series on civil unions

by Peter Grady –   Faith Bible Baptist Church in Greeley will begin teaching a series of lessons on civil unions in light of the bible.   Pastor Matt Walters will be conducting the bible study on Sunday evenings at 6 pm. The church is located at 320 35th Ave. in Greeley.   In announcing [...]

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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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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 review it isn’t the type of thing that can happen now,” county attorney Bruce Barker [...]

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Judge blocks “gay” conversion bill

  by Jack Minor –       A federal judge has blocked enforcement of California’s “gay” conversion bill saying the bill violates the First Amendment by lacking “content and viewpoint neutrality.”       The bill, SB 1172 would ban any attempt at “conversion therapy”  on minors that would attempt to change their sexual [...]

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Romney crowds surging

  by Peter Grady–   Following a debate performance where the bipartisan consensus showed him the clear winner, crowds appearing at campaign events for Mitt Romney are surging.   According to the Associated Press, as election day draws closer the crowds are getting larger as the Republican base appears to have finally warmed up to [...]

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Young campaign accused of excluding clergy from debates

by Jack Minor –   The House District 50 race took an interesting turn last week when claims surfaced that Democratic Dave Young’s campaign has taken a position that members of the clergy should not be allowed to moderate political debates.   During Wednesday’s debate local resident, Gunter Hess, asked a question that appeared to [...]

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District “number ban” based on experience

by Jack Minor –   While the Greeley/Evans School District’s policy on banning certain numbers being displayed, including 18, which is the number of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, officials said the reasoning is actually based on experience.   The dress code for district schools prohibits team jerseys or belt buckles with the numbers 13, [...]

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GOP leadership “craps” on conservatives!

by Craig Masters Solomon Martinez is the driving force behind Colorado Hispanic Republicans, a northern Colorado grassroots organization trying to engage the formidable Hispanic vote. He is a delegate attending the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Solomon, a retired Marine, was still in denial when he communicated what had just happened on the floor of [...]

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Ft. Collins solicitation rules appear to be working

The solicitor knocking at the door of your Fort Collins home could represent a local dairy or youth sports team. Or it could be someone traveling the country under bizarre, shady circumstances. A year after the city lifted its ban on door-to-door salespeople, 43 companies have obtained permits. The change has created opportunity for legitimate [...]

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Southern Baptist split over name change

by Peter Grady –     While a task force in the Southern Baptist Convention has recommended some churches be allowed to change their name to “Great Commission Baptists” to benefit churches outside of the south, many pastors are none too keen on the change.   A survey conducted by LifeWay Research reveals that over half [...]

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Media ignoring boycott effect on J.C. Penny losses

by Peter Grady –   National retailer J. C. Penny reported a bigger than expected loss in the first quarter and the leader of her pro-family group said they believe the reason for the loss go far beyond what the secular media is claiming.   The Associated Press has stated the reason for the company’s [...]

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District 6 to kids: “No more candy, cake for you”

by Jack Minor – Parents attending a parent-teacher organization meeting at Scott elementary school received some shocking news from the district, sweets of any kind are no longer permitted for the majority of students.   Jenna Raymond, with the district 6 nutrition department, told the group of new stricter rules regarding what foods would and [...]

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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 gave their first reviews of the report by slumping badly. The stench from an old, moldy, sewer [...]

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Gardner says proposed farm regs show Washington needs reality check

by Matt Lacy – Congressman Cory Gardner has said that proposed regulations by the federal government that would bar young people from operating farm equipment shows that Washington needs a reality check “You get somebody who doesn’t understand agriculture and you get screwy regulations like this,” Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) said. In a further attempt [...]

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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 antithetical to the group’s mission. The campus groups, who call themselves Vanderbilt Solidarity,  have joined [...]

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Feds Attack Family Farms. . . Again

The Feds plan to regulate children on the family farm by Craig Masters Was 1989 the Mother of All Changes, as the Moscow News wrote? Maybe not? That headline was the subject line of an email from Scott Baker (Glen Beck). But the story follows closely the last years of the Soviet Union and compares [...]

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“Star Wars” game makers cave to “gay” activists

  by Jack Minor –   A pro-family group has said makers of the Star Wars videogame  caved into pressure from a small group of homosexual activists at the expense of children who could be exposed to explicit material.   Approximately 1.7 million copies of “Star Wars: the Old Republic” have been sold. Bioware , [...]

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School rejected faith-based student’s community service

by Peter Grady – The Alliance Defense Fund is helping an honor student in Alexandria, Virginia after she was denied community service credit because her volunteering was faith-based rather than secular in nature. Matt Sharp, litigation counsel with the ADF, says his client, 17-year-old Sarah Stites, is claiming discrimination because she was denied any credit [...]

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UNC offering food meeting Islamic standards

by Jack Minor – Students attending the University of Northern Colorado this semester may notice a change in the food offerings with menu choices now including meat slaughtered according to Islamic guidelines. Hal Brown, the food director at UNC, told the Gazette that beginning this semester, halal meat is now part of the menu. “Halal” [...]

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