Tag Archives: Christmas

Open letter to the IRS on Tax Day

Dear IRS, Since January of last year you have taken my wages and held them, you say, for me. You tell me that this is good for me because you fear I would spend so much of the money I earned … Continue reading

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December Economic Numbers Go From Upbeat to Ugly Down Very Quickly

By Mike McCune —   Whoever is eyeballing the economy better get rid of the old standby baloney from college testbooks. Something is rotting but the economists can’t find it.   However, one thing is conclusive: the economic numbers for … Continue reading

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Administration uses freezing temperatures to push Obamacare

While much of the nation was in a record cold spell with multitudes of school closings, the Obama administration is taking full advantage of the situation by encouraging people snowed in to sign up for Obamacare.   The Health and … Continue reading

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Buck plays Santa for Migrant children

The Migrant Christmas Fiesta, now in its 16th year, was held at Northridge High School on Sunday, November 15. At the event, hundreds of migrant children received gifts from Santa, one of whom was played by Weld County District Attorney … Continue reading

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Salvation Army seeks 300 volunteers to ring in Holidays at red kettles

Greeley, CO  – Bells at The Salvation Army’s red kettles are set to begin ringing Thursday, November 15, signaling the official start to the holiday fundraising season for the organization.  Local Army officials are appealing to Greeley residents to give … Continue reading

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Nigerian Muslims kill evangelist in home

by Matt Lacy –   A Christian evangelist with a Pentecostal church in Maiduguri, Nigeria was killed in his own home by Muslim terrorists.   Ali Samari, an evangelist with the Good News Church Maiduguri was killed at his residence … Continue reading

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Weld director of public works passes away peacefully at home

WELD COUNTY, CO – Today, Weld County government mourns for one of their own with the passing of long-time employee Pat Persichino. Persichino, who worked for the county for 32 years, passed away this morning peacefully at his home.   … Continue reading

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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 … 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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Nigerian Christians killed by Muslim group again

by Peter Grady – Intelligence concerns over violence by a Muslim group against Christians came to fruition with bombings that claimed the lives of at least 40 lives over Easter weekend. Last weekend, US and British intelligence officials warned Christians … Continue reading

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Muslim terrorist group murders more Nigerian Christians

by Peter Grady – A Muslim terrorist group in Nigeria responsible for multiple church bombings has launched another attack on a church following threats to kill all Christians in the area. Boko Haram, whose name means “Western education is a … Continue reading

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If you got shape-up style shoes for Christmas, Read this Now!

By Craig Masters The manufacturers of toning shoes;  also called wellness shoes or rocker bottom shoes, claim that their products develop muscle tone and slim calves and legs by increasing muscle activation, improving balance and stimulating the metabolism. This is … Continue reading

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Obama breaks with tradition, refers to Christ as just “good man” not “Son of God”

by Jack Minor — While we acknowledge there are many different religions in America, and believe in the Constitutional right of people to choose to believe whatever they want to about their god (or choose to believe nothing at all), … Continue reading

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FedEx to Santa: “HaHa-Ha!”

By Craig Masters   The hunt for just the right present took my wife on a very rare trip to the world wide web. The prize she was seeking was simply not available in local store stock. She found it … Continue reading

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Tebow, Connecticut Bible burning reveals stark difference between Christians and Muslims

by Peter Grady – While some Christian churches are promoting dialogue by inviting Muslims to preach in their pulpits, two recent events this Christmas season have revealed a stark difference in how the two religions handle criticism. On Dec. 12, … Continue reading

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Atheist group admits desire to ban “Christmas”

by Jack Minor Update: Since the publication of this article Barker has backed away from initial claims that they felt the holiday had a religous purpose. They still maintain they would like to force the federal government to stop using … Continue reading

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Rep. Lamborn introduces resolution defending Christmas

by Jack Minor – A Congressman with the Colorado delegation is tired of those fighting the war on Christmas and has introduced a resolution saying so. Rep. Doug Lamborn (R- CD-5) introduced HR 489, “Expressing the sense of the house … Continue reading

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Obama attends church after accused of waging “war on religion”

by Jack Minor – Following a political ad by Texas Governor Rick Perry accusing Obama of waging a “war on religion” the President attended church services at the historic St. John’s Episcopal Church. The Perry ad challenged the President on … Continue reading

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Point of Grace to perform at UCCC

          Staff Reports Multi-platinum selling trio, Point of Grace will be performing at the Union Colony Civic Center on December 17th  as a part of their Home For The Holiday’s Tour.  Since forming at Ouachita Baptist … Continue reading

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Rodarte Community Christmas party to be held this weekend

Staff Reports — The Rodarte Community Center will host the 20th Annual Community Christmas Party on Saturday, December 10 from 10am-12pm. The event will be held at the Rodarte Community Center, located at 920 A Street in Greeley, and is … Continue reading

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Danger: psychologist says Rudolph advocates bullying

by Matt Lacy – Parents who sit down to watch the holiday classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” may be surprised to know they are advocating bullying and causing harm to their children, according to a psychologist. For many older Americans, … Continue reading

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Carol’s Corner

by Carol Clemans — This year some merchants had Christmas decorations up before Halloween! I know the economy is very sluggish, but trying to sell Christmas before Halloween was stretching things just a little!  What does Christmas mean to you … Continue reading

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Firefighters for Santa Toy Drive held at “Greeley Grizwalds” house

    A group of Greeley Firefighters will be collecting toys on Saturday, Dec. 3rd, for the Firefighters for Santa program. The donations of new, non-gift wrapped toys, or cash will be accepted @ 354 50th Ave Ct, Greeley, from … Continue reading

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Live nativity scene to be displayed at United States Supreme Court

by Matt Lacy – Faith organizations will be displaying a live nativity scene, which will include animals in front of the United States Supreme Court, Wednesday morning. The display is part of “The Nativity Project,” a nationwide campaign to share … Continue reading

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Obama Grinch to ax Christmas tree tax, for now

image courtesy of Walter and moonbattery.com by Jack Minor – Following criticism by conservative media outlets and the public, the Obama administration has decided to delay a tax on Christmas trees. The 15 cent tax on each Christmas tree was … Continue reading

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Air Force Academy apologizes for e-mail promoting toy drive

    by Jack Minor –   The Air Force Academy has issued an apology after cadets sent an e-mail promoting a toy drive for children.   The e-mail, which was not coercive, was sent by cadets to other cadets … Continue reading

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Creating a close family

by Vanessa Dominguez It’s never too late to start a family tradition. Many think because their children are older, the window for traditions has closed. No need to fret, there are many fun and creative activities families can do together … Continue reading

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First in a series of Rants…..

This is the first in a planned series exploring why the global economic recovery continues to defy expert projections and remains on the path to collapse.   Last year I told friend I didn’t expect the U.S. economy would make … Continue reading

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Dear American Taxpayer

For only the second time in my adult life, I am not ashamed of my country.  I want to thank the hard working American people for paying $242 thousand dollars for my vacation in Spain . My daughter Sasha, several … Continue reading

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Consumer Confidence on a False Floor

As our economy continues to struggle out of “the recession”, the government and the Federal Reserve have continued to deny inflation exists or is so small as to be a hindrance. The Fed’s late-fall stimulus package was instituted to actually create inflation to lead … Continue reading

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Carol’s Corner

Guest Column By Carol Clemans Christmas season has always been an exciting time of year for me. I was blessed with parents who loved God, each other and us children. Jesus (who came in the manger as God in the … Continue reading

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Greeley Couple Loses Home, Memories to Pre-Christmas Fire

By Mike Bauman Harold and Nicole Potter of 5803 W. 16 Street Lane are physically okay after a morning fire caused extensive damage to their home. The Potters, who are in their 70’s and have lived in the home for … Continue reading

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Birders Flocking to Holiday Count

By Mike Bauman Courtesy DOW Colorado children are not the only ones looking forward to the holiday season. Birders across the state are gearing up for two of the high points of the birding year; the Christmas Bird Count and the Midwinter … Continue reading

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Consumers buying used to save money this Christmas

By Mike Bauman As holiday shopping reaches a fevered pitch, many consumers are turning to used items to fill Christmas lists without breaking the bank. A recent check of local pawn shops and second hand stores has revealed some tremendous … Continue reading

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Carol’s Corner

Guest Column By Carol Clemans The holiday season is upon us. Some people have already put up their Christmas trees before we’ve celebrated Thanksgiving Day. Parents, grandparents, family and friends are thinking about the Christmas gift list and who wants … Continue reading

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