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The Gospel According to Old Glory

by Jack Minor –     I am known by many names. The Stars and Stripes, the Star Spangled Banner and the Red, White and Blue. However, many simply call me “Old Glory.”   In truth I am all of these things and yet so much more. While some may say I am simply a [...]

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New British invasion: US rental markets

By Jack Minor – While the Beatles were part of the initial British invasion in the 1960s, a second wave appears to be arriving as British investors have begun to look into purchasing properties in the United States. What growth there is appears to in large part due to foreign investors. Property Report noted on [...]

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Supremes strike another blow against union

In a continuing string of defeats for the Obama administration and his allies, the Supreme Court dealt a split decision ruling that mandatory public dues to labor unions violate workers First Amendment rights. The case Harris v. Quinn was about whether Pamela Harris, a home care worker in Illinois who takes care of her disabled [...]

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A WWI vet writes on Gun Control

Questions on GUN CONTROL, an essay by Carl E. Smith History is learned best from those who made it as submitted by Craig Masters Carl E. Smith was born May 19, 1899.  A World War I veteran who served on the German front lines and later served as a German interpreter after the Armistice and Avid outdoorsman, [...]

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More deaths are coming as Democrats and Cartels spend for power.

Craig Masters Imagine you are walking along in your neighborhood with your young child. Maybe you are on your way home from a day at kindergarten. Your conversation is mostly one-sided as you listen to the excitement of the new ideas learned in class that day and for what will come tomorrow. Suddenly you are [...]

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Magpul vows to continue fight against gun laws despite relocating

A leading manufacturer of firearms accessories has followed through on its vow to relocate from Colorado after the state passed some of the most restrictive gun control laws in the nation.   Magpul Industries will be moving its business to Texas and Wyoming, which will cost the state over $85 million in lost revenue as [...]

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Fort Collins seeking authority over “excessively” cluttered properties

Coloradoan — Stay out of my life. This slice of Earth is mine. How I live is none of your business, and you’re not welcome here. That message is clear to all the senses when visitors approach John Stevens’ home at the corner of Foxtail and Sitka streets in northeast Fort Collins. “I don’t really [...]

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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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Loveland celebrates start of new $15 million service center

Reporter Herald — For those in the Loveland public works department, the shovels hitting the ground and dirt flying on Wednesday morning was final confirmation that the long-awaited expansion of the service center was happening at last.   Before that, some skepticism was understandable: the project first appeared in a master plan in 1984.   [...]

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Loveland man to restore historic diner

Loveland Reporter Herald — Campers and trailers hauling the essentials of Labor Day weekend were so commonplace along U.S. 34 headed to Loveland on Monday that the 1950s-era diner being towed to its next home almost didn’t seem unusual. Besides, if everything goes the way Loveland resident Gene Stires plans, the community is about to [...]

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Thompson Schools proudly promote Communism

by Craig Masters The new home page of the Thompson Valley School District boasts of initiating the COMMON CORE CURRICULUM. A video on the home page covers all sorts of ‘advantages’ and makes all sorts of claims about how the students will benefit. The only problem is that this video leaves out the real story [...]

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2013 Nissan Rogue SV AWD Review

On August 14th, 1965, the Beatles flew to America for their second concert tour here while at the zenith of their popularity.  It was a ten city tour and in the middle of it the band visited old White Sox Park in Chicago for an afternoon and an evening set. I found out about the [...]

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Thousands honor Elvis on anniversary of his death

Sterling Journal Advocate — Elvis Presley fans from around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland on Thursday to pay their respects to the rock n’ roll icon with a solemn candlelight vigil on the 36th anniversary of his death.   Thousands of Presley fans carried lit candles as they walked silently through the Mediation Garden [...]

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Disabled Ft. Collins man disputes police ticket

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – Bulging scar tissue marks the right side of Steven Hodges’ forehead, a place vulnerable to bumps when he collapses into disorienting seizures. It was still taped from a previous injury last May, when the mentally disabled man was walking to a store near his Fort Collins home to get quarters for [...]

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Fracking critics driving up home heating costs state regulator says

(Ft. Collins Coloradoan)  — Colorado’s chief oil and gas regulator said critics of fracking and public officials trying to regulate the energy industry are working hard to drive up the cost of home heating and cooling. When residents “storm city hall and demand you protect their health, safety and welfare armed with misinformation,” they fail [...]

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Fort Collins planning on improving flow on Harmony Road

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – As Harmony Road goes, so goes the city. Love it or hate it, Harmony Road by design serves as an employment and economic hub for the city of Fort Collins. Success for one breeds success for the other. The 5½-mile stretch from Interstate 25 to Shields Street is home to some [...]

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Weld DA tells how cancer helped his family draw closer to God, each other

In an exclusive interview with the Northern Colorado Gazette, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck explains how his recent bout with cancer and what he terms a miracle in being cured of the disease.   I think it helped my wife, my children and I to become spiritually stronger, Buck said. “One of the things [...]

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Government Attacks Payday Loan Industry

by Mike McCune –   The Federal government has a spending problem. The Federal government has more debt than it can possibly pay. The Federal government is now monetizing (buying) its own debt at the rate of $85 billion per month.   So how do Federal regulators react to the above problems? They want to [...]

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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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A tribute to Charles Albert Poland

from Craig Masters At the age of sixty-five Charles Poland was tough enough to stand up and die for the kids on his school bus. All but one followed Poland’s instructions to get out the back door while he jumped to his feet and blocked the aisle. Although unarmed and unable to defend himself or [...]

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What not to tell the kids about the Broncos’ loss

by Craig Masters With a home field advantage, an extra week of rest and preparation and a packed stadium of fans willing to sit outside in single-digit temperatures to cheer them on, the Broncos set a terrible example for kids Saturday. But maybe you – and your young fans – didn’t notice what has to [...]

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Marines – one of our own has been left behind!

by Craig Masters It might sound like a call to take matters into our own hands, and that’s just what it might take this time. But if the Mexican armed forces are armed with 60 year old Sears and Roebuck .410′s, I’ll lead this mission myself. After all, the Obama administration is so impotent in [...]

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Savages in Gaza time rockets to maximize children casualties

Israeli rocket damage, Israel news photo by Peter Grady –   In what can only be described as an act of barbarism, Muslim terrorists in Gaza fired a barrage of missiles at Israeli men, women and children during the end of the school day to obtain maximum violence.   The Israeli National News reported that [...]

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Business leaders becoming emboldened to speak out on Obama policies

by Matt Lacy –   Following Obama’s crushing debate in last week’s presidential debate business owners appear to now feel they can safely speak out about how the president’s policies are affecting their businesses.   On Monday, David Siegel, owner of Westgate Resorts sent out an email to his employees emphasizing that while he was [...]

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A Pair to Draw – 2013 Infiniti FX37 & G37xS

          Recently Ruth and I travelled to Phoenix to watch the final 2012 Colorado Rockie series at Chase Field against the Diamondbacks.  It was nice that our home team won both games that we attended, and also nice that we were allowed to test a new Infiniti while there for a [...]

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State paid employees to sit home after failing background check

by Peter Grady –   The state of Colorado paid several employees’ salaries up to six digits while they sat at home after they failed a background check and then eventually transferred them to another department.   The move caused the state to be noted in Judicial Watch, a government watchdog agencies “Corruption Chronicles.”   [...]

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Immigration data being mined

By Craig Masters The former Governor of Utah, Jon Huntsman, was an early drop out from the 2012 Presidential campaign. He was running as a Republican. But Huntsman has a record of supporting the Obama immigration agenda. Columnist and Lawyer Phyllis Schlafly reports in her column today that Jon Huntsman wrote for the Wall Street Journal that [...]

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Poor Recovery Doesn’t Eliminate Recession Yet

by Mike McCune   Sometimes you have to wonder if Wall Street insiders are even aware of what is going on beyond Wall Street’s narrow perspective. The case in point is an article by Lawrence “Larry” Kudlow. (1)   In his written analysis, Kudlow admits the “‘fiscal cliff’ tax hike still hangs like the sword of [...]

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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 by suspected members of the Boko Haram group. The group advocates instituting Sharia law in [...]

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Brush church to host Blackwood Legacy group

What do you get when you combine a nationally recognized singer who is also one of the finest emcees in Gospel music, a home schooled piano playing genius, a talented tenor and the great-grandson to one of the founding father of Blackwood Brothers Quartet? The Blackwood Legacy. The Blackwood Legacy Quartet, comprised of Rick Price, [...]

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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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Housing Market Still Shaky, FHA Problems Multiply

by Mike McCune –   Over the past few months the media has been painting a rosy picture of the housing market. The Administration has been suspiciously quiet and reticent about the housing sector though. That means trouble somewhere.   It was the bursting housing market that initiated the economic downturn in October 2007. Those [...]

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Rabies infected animals highlight need to keep pets shots up to date

by Sarah Evans –   Animals are an important part of our lives. Pet animals, such as dogs and cats provide companionship, comfort, and can help us lead healthier lives. They are cherished members of the family and are often part of a loving household. Horses, cattle and other livestock contribute significantly to the economy [...]

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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.   Persichino, who was currently serving as the Director of the Weld County Public Works Department, [...]

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Personhood leaders attacked following Newsweek article

by Peter Grady –   A local pro-life couple has had to go into seclusion after vandals threw a large rock through their window following a profile of their work in Newsweek.   Keith and Jennifer Mason were profiled in an article for Newsweek magazine that was featured online in the Daily Beast. The piece [...]

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