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I’ m from EPA and I’m here to help Colorado

In the footsteps of the great poitical satirists of our time, the next great comedian will undoubtedly bring audiences to their feet with applause for the use of the phrase,” EPA Expertise. ” The reality is that IF an engineer … Continue reading

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2014 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Turbo FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

  The Hyundai Sonata 2.0 Turbo, refreshed for 2014, is currently in its sixth generation configuration and is a sister sedan to the KIA Optima.  KIA is owned by Hyundai, and has been for several years.  Its styling is more … Continue reading

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EPA rules ‘Waters of the U.S.’ threatens all private property

by Craig Masters Under the EPA proposed new Waters of the U.S. rule, not one single acre in America is safe from the exact kind of federal trooper confrontation which took place this past week in Bunkerville, Nevada.  Using the … Continue reading

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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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No bull: Now Obama wants to regulate cow flatulence

By Jack Minor—   What was once the staple of late night comedy and bad movies is now becoming a reality as the Obama administration is bowing to pressure from environmentalist groups and plans to require dairy farmers to prevent … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Crossover Comparison – Nissan Rogue/KIA Sorento

I recently was fortunate enough to end up with two nice crossover SUV’s in the my driveway at once, so I took turns running around in them for the week and taking notes on how they stacked up.  They were … Continue reading

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Fracking on Loveland Council Agenda

by Craig Masters Illegal activities – not drilling, caused the Dunkard Creek fish kill Fracking, the very word brings out the emotional images of burning water and children writhing in pain from cancer ridden organs. After watching from the sidelines … Continue reading

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Five Days with the 2013 Mazda CX-5 AWD Crossover

     1st  The first impression of this car was good.  Front visibility!  Nimble and quick, I had to check the specs to see it had no turbo.  Black everywhere, but that’s OK; it looks pretty.  The leather front buckets are … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus GS350 F Sport AWD Sedan

Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota, has been producing the GS series of sedans since 1993.  The new 2013 model that I drove this last week represented the manufacturer’s fourth generation offering, and it came in Riviera Red Metallic with … Continue reading

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Obama administration cranking out regulations following reelection

by Peter Grady –   In the few days after President Obama’s reelection last week, the administration has wasted no time in continuing his agenda of stifling business with massive new regulations, by posting 408 new regulations over the past … Continue reading

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Rep. Gardner receives award for protecting small business owners

by Jack Minor –   WASHINTON D.C. – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) awarded the Guardian of Small Business Award to 4th Congressional Rep. Cory Gardner on Thursday, Sept. 13.   In presenting the award, Dan Danner, NFIB … Continue reading

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Is Penn State threat connected to voter I.D. suit?

by Craig Masters If you are one of the many Americans afraid of “Chicago tactics” by the Obama administration, read no further. No one will blame you. The Justice Department under the direction of Eric Holder, himself held to be … 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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Xcel says new EPA rules not expected to have major impact in Colorado

Valmont power station in Boulder by Peter Grady – While new regulations on mercury and other pollutants could cause XCEL customers to experience brownouts and blackouts as plants are forced to close due to the new rules, consumers in Colorado are … Continue reading

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Xcel bills could rise 11.5 percent thanks to new EPA regs

by Peter Grady – The Environmental Protection Agency has given Americans a Christmas gift of increased electricity rates, a spokesman for a Christian environmental group says. Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, National Spokesman of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of … Continue reading

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Fracking, Fluoridation, Birthers – Which to fear?

By Craig Masters On December 8, the EPA issued a report possibly linking the chemicals which might be used by oil companies in the process of hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The report was the result of three years of Federally funded … Continue reading

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Bill preventing EPA from regulating farm dust passes House

by Jack Minor – A bill to prevent the EPA from regulating farm dust that was co-sponsored by Rep. Cory Gardner, passed the house on a largely party line vote. The bill prevented the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing any … Continue reading

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EPA: “nothing wrong, good practice” to regulate farm dust

Map showing parts of U.S. affected by EPA regulations on dust by Jack Minor — Under questioning from Congress, an EPA official admitted that they indirectly regulate dust and said there was “nothing wrong” with that. In a recent Republican … Continue reading

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Labor unions force down what otherwise could have been expanded.

If you haven’t renewed you vehicle registration yet this year, you will soon learn that Weld County car owners have to hand government another fistful of their money. This time it goes for “Clean Air Clean Jobs”. That’s the “name” … Continue reading

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Scientist and Tea Party candidate: world never in danger from Japanese reactor

by Jack Minor   A controversial scientist who ran as a Tea Party candidate last year says media claims regarding the danger from nuclear power are not based on sound science and the US was never in danger from radiation … 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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Got milk? EPA to regulate dairies to prevent contamination of water supply

–Story and photo By Jack Minor — The EPA recently finalized a rule that will subject dairy farmers to the Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure program, which was created to prevent oil spills into the water supply. In the Federal … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor

I asked Colorado Attorney General Southers how Americans could counter vulgar attacks on states rights and personal rights, and his response was, ‘elections matter’. So, in response to non-ballot attacks on our civil liberties, state sovereignty and the Founder’s intent … Continue reading

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