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A 40 to 1 shot for schools

Every day Amendment 68 ads tell us the new casino would pay $114million dollars in first year taxes and then up to 34 % of gross revenues in the years to come. These ads certainly lead people to believe that … Continue reading

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Loan company spurs auto sales by catering to all credit types

All of the major Automakers are currently experiencing record sales and profits for the year, which is shaping up to be one of the best ones ever for the auto industry. However, those who took a hit in their credit … Continue reading

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Financing the 51st State

By Weld County Commissioner Bill Garcia —   When discussing a 51st State, questions arise regarding finances and budgets.  An excellent point from which to begin this discussion is the findings of I-News, an arm of Rocky Mountain PBS, which … Continue reading

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Crowded Prisons Might End Sentencing Tax Evaders

by Mike McCune — Eric Holder, the detestable Attorney General of the United States who selectively enforces laws and has rendered the U.S. law moot, is at it again. Holder, using cost as a factor, wants to eliminate the overly-long … Continue reading

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Fighting obesity on several fronts to reverse trend in state

Colorado was one of three states where obesity rates among low-income preschoolers increased between 2009 and 2011, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but state officials say they managed to reverse that trend last … Continue reading

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Is IRS afraid of this Colorado man?

by Jack Minor —   Amid an unusual spotlight on IRS conduct, a Colorado businessman contends his  case is one the government particularly wants to keep hidden, because it could  cause the whole federal agency to self-destruct.   Jeff Maehr, … Continue reading

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The Rant – “Honor” Missing From U.S. Government

by Mike McCune —     What damages America more, manipulated inflation or higher tax rates? Both pluck wealth from America at a devastating pace.   Earlier this week the President made an impassioned plea to gain support for his … Continue reading

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How to Simplify the Tax Season

by Michael McCune —   The normal person fears to tread the swampy ground of tax loopholes and deductions–that’s why the unofficial-official business of tax preparation and legal tax defense has been the biggest single growth sector since the 1950s.   … Continue reading

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Colorado taxpayers should brace for immigration of Californians

by Craig Masters New tax increases approved by California voters in November have created bargain prices for U-Haul rental trucks – rented for one-way to California. Texas, which has no state income tax, is attracting the greatest percentage of those … Continue reading

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Obama ups ante; demands $1.6 trillion in tax increases

by Peter Grady –   In what could be a troubling sign as lawmakers begin discussions on avoiding the so-called “fiscal cliff”, the President has called for tax increases that are nearly double what was previously agreed on between the administration … Continue reading

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Is Working Worth it anymore?

by Craig Masters Any economic recovery will have to overcome a resistance from the population created by the welfare system that depends on the very recovery it has now begun to destroy. An ever rising percentage of the half of … Continue reading

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Obama says education dollars are wasted?

by Craig Masters In May 2012 President Obama’s budget request was completely rejected by Congress, failing to receive even a single vote. That budget proposal was so bad, not even Nancy Pelosi voted it.Thank God that the children trapped in … Continue reading

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Campaign 2012 – searching for facts

by Craig Masters The next Presidential election will very possibly set the course for the Unites States to remain as 50 united states or follow the course of the former Soviet Union which broke into several smaller nations just a … Continue reading

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Bankrupt Municipalities But First Step in U.S. Debt Crisis

by Mike McCune —   As individuals, as a community, as business owners and workers, and as public employees we each have some difficult decisions to make in the near future. The unassailable problem is debt, public and private, that … Continue reading

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Obama, Senate Dems reject 1 year payroll tax cut

by Jack Minor — The Obama administration is standing firm on its rejection of a 1 year extension of the payroll tax cut, insisting instead that Republicans adopt a mere two month extension of the tax. The payroll tax cut … Continue reading

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Vatican calls for “one world currency” system

by Jack Minor – The Vatican has called for the establishment of a “global public authority” and “central world bank” to preside over all financial institutions. The Document “Toward Reforming the International Financial and Monetary Systems in the Context of … Continue reading

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Shocker: Many “Occupy Wall Street” protestors are the one percent

photo by biggovernment.com by Jack Minor – A common refrain among protestors at the various “Occupy” movements is that they are the 99 percent. A report listing average wage earners for the world shows that many of the protestors are … Continue reading

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‘Others’ will control Greeley school board

By Craig Masters To illustrate how much people in America want to avoid revealing more than necessary to their government, the 2010 census report for Greely’s population shows a population of ‘Others’ nearly twice as large as the combined total … Continue reading

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Decision time for District 6

  By James Courant The current and future direction of our public schools has sparked much interest and not a little passion within our community in recent months. Now with the election of school board members fast approaching, voters have … Continue reading

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Government requires Comcast to provide District 6 children low cost internet, computers

  by Jack Minor – As part of a merger with NBC approved earlier this year, the government has required Comcast to  begin providing high speed internet and laptops to low income children in District 6. The program, Internet Essentials, … Continue reading

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Flat tax meets requirements of President’s “Buffet rule”

  by Jack Minor — President Obama’s most recent attacks on the rich may have provided a golden public relations opportunity for advocates of a flat tax. The President has been going around the country repeating Warren Buffet’s mantra that … Continue reading

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Website reveals economic cost of abortion

 by Jack Minor – While many in the pro-life community cite the morality of taking a human life in their opposition to abortion, a new website reveals the cost is far greater than simply the number of dead children. The … Continue reading

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Taxes must rise, double dip predicted by Greeley housing investor

by Craig Masters      – Peter Stansberry, investment advisor and economy researcher, has weighed in on the impact of the latest Obama solution to the U.S. debt. His advice regarding the “Buffet Tax” is much the same as most major … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett refuses to pay taxes he wants others to pay

    by Jack Minor –   Warren Buffett, who has been an outspoken supporter of Obama’s call for higher taxes on the wealthy, apparently does not practice what he preaches. The billionaire is currently fighting the IRS over tax … Continue reading

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Obama stealth plan to jump start economy just in time for elections

by Jack Minor   Buried in the 2400 +plus pages of the healthcare bill passed last year is a provision that could explain why Obama is not worried about the economy sinking into another recession.  Speaking at a joint press … Continue reading

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Brett Reese: D6 is wasting million$ – Taxes not the answer

  In spite of numerous meetings with the public, my colleagues are continuing their fantastic proclivity to image and politics instead of education.  They have held meetings, collected input and then ignored it all for their own whims.  There does not … Continue reading

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High court decision could help Douglas county voucher proposal

by Jack Minor  A recent Supreme court decision that critics say will embolden supporters of school vouchers could help the Douglas County school board’s plan to help pay tuition for students who choose to attend private schools.  On April 4, the … Continue reading

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Greeley residents may qualify for a $45 rebate

Staff Reports Applications for the City of Greeley Food Tax Rebate Program are available Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Finance Department, City Hall, 1000 10th Street or online at www.greeleygov.com/Finance/FoodTaxRebate.aspx. Applications will be accepted through May … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Mike McCune The Bush-era tax relief measures are being loudly discussed in Washington have little resemblance in fact to what is being claimed. The only real thing you have to understand is the “tax cuts” under debate … Continue reading

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To Governor Hickenlooper: “Stay out of our way”

Stay out of our Way Transition Team hears from Northern Colorado people By Jim Frazier “Stay out of our way,” a local dairyman recommended to Governor Hickenlooper’s transition team in Greeley on November 14th, “With less regulation we can prosper, … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Mike McCune America, as it was established, is a bastion of freedom is a world of heedless rulers over mindless sheep. But America is in trouble because the mindless sheep have allowed the heedless rulers far too … Continue reading

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Free, reduced-price meal deadline approaches

Some students’ free or reduced-price meal accounts are approaching the Sept. 28 deadline to reapply to continue this benefit during the current school year. Students who received free or reduced-price meals last school year are allowed to carry over that … Continue reading

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DAN MAES speaks at GREELEY 9.12 GROUP

By Jim Frazier Dan Maes, candidate for governor, told the Greeley 9.12 group last week that he can beat Scott McGinnis in the Republican primary and win over Democrat John Hickenlooper in  November. “The difference between my competitors and me … Continue reading

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The Rant

Debt becomes an “ugly” word when it is more than you can offset with income in the next accounting cycle and stay current on that cycle’s bills. When you have amassed more debt than you can pay off with all … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Michael McCune Once more Americans are reminded why they should insure their elected officials be required to read the bills they vote on… President Barack Obama continues to claim improving the job situation is a top priority … Continue reading

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