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Fracking for oil through Common Core

by Craig Masters I attended the Coloradoans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED) fracturing event held at Colorado School of Mines this past Wednesday evening. Even though the venue is probably one  of the most industry friendly venues in the country, … Continue reading

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71 percent of Obama voters now regret choice

By Jack Minor –   In a further sign Democrats are in trouble a recent poll by Economist YouGov.com reveals that a majority of Democrats and nearly three quarters of all Obama votes now regret their decision.   The poll, … Continue reading

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“Obama legacy one of lawlessness” member of Congress says

By Jack Minor –   Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann said history will record President Obama’s legacy as one of establishing lawlessness throughout the country on a variety of issues.   The remarks by Bachmann, who was a Republican presidential candidate, was … Continue reading

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Liberal Rag: More Despotism Please

By Matt Barber Hypocrisy, thy name is liberalism. What a difference a few years makes. Remember when “progressive” media types chided President George W. Bush till they were blue in the face for “going it alone” on Iraq? Well, apparently … Continue reading

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Obama passes buck on NSA spying issue

By Jack Minor –   President Obama, who has no problem using executive orders to bypass Congress and effect changes to legislation has suddenly gotten cold feet when it comes to concerns over the National Security Agency’s collection of phone … Continue reading

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Obama doubling down on executive powers

Coming on the heels of arguments before the United States Supreme Court over the president’s authority, Obama appears to be doubling down, saying he has no intention of waiting for Congress in order to advance his agenda.   During his … Continue reading

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Colorado sued over funding for abortion giant Planned Parenthood

Democratic leaders in Colorado, sympathetic to Planned Parenthood officials and their financial desires, have unconstitutionally handed over some $14 million from state taxpayers to the abortion industry giant, according to a new lawsuit has that been filed. The case is being … Continue reading

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After 40 years, Bertha Lynn signs off KMGH 7 News

Brush News Tribune – Bertha Lynn will sign off from 7News on Friday after 37 years on Denver television, the last 29 with KMGH. Lynn will become executive director of the Children’s Diabetes Fund. The 11 a.m. broadcast on Friday … Continue reading

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“War” in military continues over religious rights

A battle is raging in the U.S. military – over religious rights of the  soldiers who defend American lives and values.   An amendment in the recently passed military budget bill actually strengthens  religious freedom rights for service members, and … Continue reading

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EEOC sued for religious discrimination

The government agency charged with investigating discrimination in the  workplace is itself facing a discrimination lawsuit by a worker claiming he was  forced to violate his religious beliefs. Greg Somers, an investigator for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,  has filed … Continue reading

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Learning about 2nd Congressional Dist. Rep.Jared Polis

By Craig Masters Many constituents in the Colorado 2nd Congressional District may have received representative Jared Polis’ email this week in support of Obama’s immigration reforms. He opens his plea for support with a short story of his great-grandparents, Bertha … Continue reading

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Patrick Leahy denies he’s “playing games” in gun control committee

by Craig Masters Every trial attorney knows how important the art of questioning is to getting the answers they want the jury to hear. It is the height of gamesmanship in the court room. An example is the popular question: … Continue reading

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Will Psychics determine gun ownership?

by Craig Masters In the aftermath of the crisis at Sandy Hook Elementary, those in Washington and many others in the media  suggest we who would be the next militia trade freedom for the false promise of security. They have … Continue reading

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34 and counting, State Secession movement gathers steam

Since the Gazette first reported on a movement by residents in multiple states petitioning the Obama administration for secession, the issue appears to be gathering steam with a majority of states now wanting to leave the union.   At the … Continue reading

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Voting choices for Food and Fuel

by Craig Masters Since Obama took office in 2009, fuel costs have more than doubled. We have seen the mandated increased use of ethanol and bio-fuels like E-85 and bio-diesel but still the prices at the pump continue to rise to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Fast and Furiously – Obama attacks Free Speech

by Craig Masters Did you see this one coming? Muslim leaders from all over the world setting aside their violence against each other for a week of unity – against Americans’ Freedom of Speech. John Irish writes it this way … Continue reading

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Bain fights back against “Romney is a felon” comments

by Matt Lacy –   Bain Capital has issued a strong statement challenging a statement by the Obama team the Mitt Romney had either lied to the American people or committed a felony about his relationship with the company.   … Continue reading

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Romney’s “homosexual problem”

by Jack Minor —   While Mitt Romney may be the presumptive GOP nominee for president, he still has credibility issues with evangelical and conservative voters and a statement of over the weekend did nothing to help assuage their concerns. Romney has … Continue reading

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Gingrich supporters encouraged to support Ron Paul

by Peter Grady – Following yesterday’s announcement by Newt Gingrich that he was suspending his presidential campaign for Republican nomination, a Christian leader is calling on his supporters to throw their support behind Ron Paul rather than Mitt Romney who … 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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King Obama I: President uses executive power

WASHINGTON — One Saturday last fall, President Obama interrupted a White House strategy meeting to raise an issue not on the agenda. He declared, aides recalled, that the administration needed to more aggressively use executive power to govern in the face … Continue reading

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Religious voters key to Santorum’s southern victories

by Peter Grady — Demographics in yesterday’s primaries in Alabama and Mississippi reveal a sharp difference in the level of ideological support for the candidates. Presidential candidate Rick Santorum received a huge lead among voters in both states among voters … Continue reading

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Food police confiscate 4-year old’s lunch, bill parents

by Peter Grady – A pre-school in North Carolina has created a stir around the country after it was reported that officials forced a child to eat a school lunch and billed the parent because her lunch brought from home … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind 2001: is it simply being traded in for a newer model?

Do Greeley schools have cause to celebrate? By Craig Masters February 9, President Obama signed an executive order granting waivers for 10 states from complying with the federal law entitled the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. New Mexico, on … Continue reading

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Georgia judge rules Obama must be eligible to appear on ballot

by Jack Minor – While multiple court cases over Obama’s eligibility to be President have been dismissed without ever hearing the merits of the case, a judge in Georgia has said the President must meet the constitutional demands of the … Continue reading

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Trimberger out, Lidiak in

  by Jack Minor   -– At the first meeting of the new District 6 school board, members wasted no time in setting a new tone and direction. After  all board members except Judy Kron and Julia Richard indicated they would … Continue reading

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Supremes to hear cases involving Obamacare

by Jack Minor — On Monday the Supreme Court announced it would hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s healthcare proposal. The arguments for the case will be heard in March and a ruling could be issued sometime … Continue reading

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Republican debate shows Tea Party here to stay

  by Jack Minor – The first ever Tea Party-sponsored debate showed the group is here to stay. During Monday’s event, candidates answered specific policy questions on everything from the economy to Obamacare and social security reform. The Monday evening debate … Continue reading

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Greeley’s Rubber Stamp City Council

By Dr. Michelle Bellini  – The Greeley City Council meeting July 19th was an excellent example of democracy – Russian-style democracy, that is. The meeting began on a very positive note. Our very own City Manager, Roy Otto, was awarded … Continue reading

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Wanted: Captain Crunch, Ronald McDonald, government wants ban

  by Jack Minor   The government and other health organizations are “encouraging” companies to permanently retire characters such as Ronald McDonald and Captain Crunch.   The Interagency Working Group on Food marketed to Children has requested public comment on proposals … Continue reading

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Executive Pay Increases Despite Recession

By Mike Bauman According to an executive compensation research firm, chief executives’ pay in S&P 500 businesses  increased 24 percent in 2010.  These increases included salaries, bonuses, stock options, and other perks. These increases were due to increased corporate profits … Continue reading

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Board member accused of sexual harassment for complimenting teacher’s wedding ring

Story and Photo By Jack Minor   The District 6 board of education held a closed meeting to discuss actions to take against Brett Reese following an anonymous sexual harassment claim after he complimented an older Winograd first grade teacher on her wedding ring.   … Continue reading

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Obama: “I’m working on gun control under the radar”

  by Jack Minor  While the Obama administration said it is committed to gun rights, a gun control advocate has spilled the beans, saying Obama is using stealth to work on firearms restrictions.  The Washington Post did a story on Steve … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart to change food offerings to please Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” inititiative for solving obesity in America by Jack Minor  – At the urging of Michelle Obama, Wal-Mart has agreed to change its product offering to reduce the number of high fat items they sell. Wal-Mart issued … Continue reading

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