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Congress challenges EPA over wind power “free pass to kill eagles”

By Jack Minor –   House Republicans are seeking information on whether the Obama administration is once again choosing which laws to enforce or not by granting what are essentially waivers to wind energy farms to kill eagles while fining … Continue reading

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The multiple fronts in the War on Liberty

Craig Masters Gun ownership is under attack, from our flanks. Have no misunderstanding about immigration reform. While the Obama regime makes more pie-in-the-sky promises which sound like good ideas, their reform plans are about gun control and a national database … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Is Prodigal GOP Inching Home?

By Matt Barber I’m a Bible-believing Christian first, a conservative second and, sometimes, with rapidly dwindling frequency, a Republican third (but only when the Grand Old Party is behaving itself). Although the GOP’s RINO establishment still controls its legislative reins, … Continue reading

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Senate Education Committee kills bill allowing freedom of choice

by Craig Masters Democrats have again ruled in their best interest instead of the public’s. Thursday, February 7, the Senate Education Committee killed a bill introduced by Ft. Collins based Senator Vickie Marble (R) which would have reinstated Freedom of … Continue reading

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Obama gets testy at press conference over Rice question

by Jack Minor –   President Obama appeared visibly irritated at being asked difficult questions about his role in the Benghazi attack as he dared Republican senators to “come after” him over his handling of the incident.   During the … Continue reading

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Benghazi likened to Watergate as lawmakers call for special probe

by Peter Grady –   Saying they have no confidence in the Obama administration’s ability to investigate itself over the Benghazi attack that resulted in four dead Americans, Republican lawmakers have called for a special select committee based on the … Continue reading

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Biden admits middles class “buried” during Obama presidency

by Peter Grady –   Vice-President Joe Biden made an interesting confession when he stated at a recent campaign rally that during President Obama’s term of office the middle class has been “buried” for the past four years.   The … Continue reading

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Fed plans Forceful non-traditional actions

By Craig Masters Recovery slope for US is still rising Friday, as expected, Ben Bernanke announced that the Fed would need to take action to adjust the markets. Analysts who study the language of the Bernankes of the world so … Continue reading

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Did Obama lawyers get inside the GOP

by Craig Masters In politics – especially Presidential campaigns – events can happen fast. It is only August, two months until the election, and there may still be time for Romney to convince the conservatives he wasn’t the one behind … Continue reading

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Democrats, Republicans show wide gulf on social issues

by Peter Grady –   While there has long been an acknowledged difference between the Republican and Democrat parties on social issues, this campaign season the difference is greater than in previous campaigns.   On Tuesday, the Republican Party approved … Continue reading

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State Representative Bob Gardner responds to critics

by Craig Masters On  August 9, State Senator Kevin Lundberg (R-dist 15) reported that Representative Bob Gardner, (R- dist 21) Chairman of the Legislative Health Benefit Exchange Implementation Review Committee circumvented the Committee to approve action to allow another $43 … Continue reading

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Kirkmeyer invited to join child welfare council

WELD COUNTY, CO – On July 11, 2012, the Colorado Department of Human Services extended to Weld County Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer an invitation to join the newly created Child Welfare Executive Leadership Council. According to the invitation, “The Council will … Continue reading

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Obama guts welfare work requirement

by Peter Grady –   The Obama administration has quietly issued a directive that effectively guts a key requirement of welfare reform that places work requirements on those receiving benefits.   Fox News reported that the memo issued by the … Continue reading

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Obama faces pressure to be more extreme on same-sex marriage

by Peter Grady —   Despite President Obama making unprecedented moves to appease “gay” rights advocates, they are exerting still more pressure by asking the Democratic Party to officially declare their opposition to traditional marriage. Supporters of the “gay” lifestyle … Continue reading

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Obama begins Energy tour

by Craig Masters While Obama stumps near Boulder City, Nevada, in support of another solar energy company, taxpayers are learning more disturbing details about their losses in another Department of Energy backed solar panel manufacturer, First Solar of Arizona. USA … Continue reading

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Obama campaign expresses worry over losing election

by Matt Lacy – A new e-mail sent out by the Obama campaign is expressing concerns that the President could actually lose the election. The e-mail was sent out last evening during the Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi by … Continue reading

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House Committee set to investigate misinformation released by EPA

by Craig Masters A media release by the energy industry association, Western Energy Alliance, includes information about testimony to be given today before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on Energy & Environment. According to the … Continue reading

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DoD to investigate filmmakers’ access to bin Laden film

by Jack Minor – The Pentagon has opened an investigation into accusations by a member of Congress that a liberal Hollywood filmmaker may have been given access to classified information for a movie on the death of bin Laden. Rep. Peter … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column: by Mike McCune   As former Yankee great Yogi Berra would say, “It’s deja vu all over again.” Did somebody flip the calendar back three and a half months? Wasn’t this (the debt debate) a raging topic then? … Continue reading

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Kagan told to recuse herself from Obamacare case

by Jack Minor – An organization committed to restoring the judiciary to its constitutional role has called on Elena Kagan to recuse herself from deciding a case involving Obamacare when it reaches the Supreme Court next year. Since its passage, … Continue reading

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AG: Gun control would have stopped Fast and Furious

by Jack Minor – In an astonishing admission, Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress that a lack of gun control was to blame for the government selling guns to Mexican drug cartels. Holder sent a letter to Rep. Darrell Issa, … Continue reading

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Democrats lose seat held since 1923

          by Jack Minor –   Twin Republican victories, including taking a seat held by Democrats for 88 years, show that the wave of voter anger that propelled many Tea Party candidates to victory last year … Continue reading

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Obama to get two hour campaign commercial in time for election

  by Jack Minor   A Hollywood filmmaker has reportedly been given unprecedented access to details of the “Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden” in order to release a film of the event just in time for the November elections. … Continue reading

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NLRB ignores Congressional Subpoena regarding Boeing

  by Jack Minor  — The head of a House Committee said the National Labor Relations Board’s failure to comply with a subpoena raises concerns the organization is a “rogue agency.” Rep. Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and … Continue reading

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Is Holder helping witnesses get their story straight before testifying to Congress?

by Jack Minor   Lawmakers investigating Operation Fast and Furious, have said Holder’s office has provided potential witnesses access to documents and e-mails that could allow them to tailor their testimony before Congress.   Darrell Issa, chairman of the Committee … Continue reading

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Congressman says unlikely Holder did not know about Operation Fast and Furious

by Jack Minor Lawmakers from both houses, investigating Operation Fast and Furious, fired off a terse and angry letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, accusing him of issuing “false denials” and “distorting the truth.” On Independence Day, acting ATF head, … Continue reading

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Democratic National Committee head uses racist, inflammatory statements

by Jack Minor   In an indication of what can be expected during the 2012 campaign, the new chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee apparently has no problem accusing opponents of racism, wanting to kill people and other “hateful” words. … Continue reading

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State to Consider School Testing Requirements

By Mike Bauman  Colorado lawmakers are considering offering legislation that would greatly reduce the amount of standardized testing conducted in public schools.  Colorado State Representative, Judith Solano of Brighton, has stated she will introduce legislation that would end all non-mandatory … Continue reading

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Colorado Senate State Affairs Committee Kills Concealed Carry Bill

By Mike Bauman As predicted by Firearms Rights Activists, Colorado Senate State Affairs Committee voted 3-2 to kill HB1205.  The bill would have made it legal for anyone who could obtain a concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun … Continue reading

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School district petitions legislature to opt out of common education standards

by Jack Minor   A Massachusetts school committee has petitioned their legislature to opt out of Federal education standards which most states have adopted in attempt to get federal funding during lean budget times.   The Tantasqua Regional School Committee, … Continue reading

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No Permit Concealed Carry Passes First Hurdle

By Mike Bauman A bill that would allow citizens in Colorado to carry a concealed handgun without a permit has passed the Colorado House Judiciary Committee and will now be debated on the House floor.  All the Republicans and two … Continue reading

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Arts picnic accepting booth applications

The Arts Picnic “Park Your Art” Committee is now accepting arts/crafts booth applications for the 2011 show held in historic Lincoln Park, downtown Greeley. The juried event, scheduled for July 30 and 31, is open to all artists (student, amateur, … Continue reading

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Does Greeley Need Another Middle School?

By Mike Bauman The School Board’s District Advisory Committee recently said in a report to the Board of Education, they could find little evidence that School District 6 needed additional choices at the middle school level. A review of the … Continue reading

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Board of Education Set to Require Charter Schools Break Law for Consideration

By Mike Bauman At a recent School Board meeting, the Board of Education and its “Accountability Committee” indicated a desire to “require” new charter schools to address how they will ensure their enrollment will mirror the demographic of the community.  Board … Continue reading

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