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Open letter to the IRS on Tax Day

Dear IRS, Since January of last year you have taken my wages and held them, you say, for me. You tell me that this is good for me because you fear I would spend so much of the money I earned … Continue reading

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Maryland scrapping state exchange, Oregon’s to get investigated

By Jack Minor –   After spending $125 million of taxpayers money and just days before the March 31 deadline for Americans to purchase health insurance or face a fine the state of Maryland is throwing in the towel and … Continue reading

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Seeing the light: Vulnerable Dems now backing Republican changes to Obamacare

By Jack Minor –   Democrats who preferred to see the federal government partially shut down rather than support Republican proposals to delay the law and implement changes to the healthcare system are now calling for some of these same … 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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Hickenlooper in crosshairs over Obamacare numbers

By Jack Minor –   Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper finds himself facing another obstacle to his reelection campaign as his administration finds itself accused of stacking an investigative panel over charges Sen. Mark Udall pressured state insurance regulators to edit … Continue reading

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Sebelius to Americans nervous about issues with website: “Get in line”

By Jack Minor —   Americans who are having problems with signing up for Obamacare due to government problems with the website and now face the possibility of an insurance coverage gap have received a harsh message from Health and … Continue reading

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Obamacare supporter turned critic now being audited by IRS

In what is either a bizarre coincidence or a malicious attack, a cancer patient who publicly claimed his health insurance was cancelled because of Obamacare has suddenly found himself the subject of an audit by the IRS.   Bill Elliot, … Continue reading

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Obamacare glitches now affecting those attempting to use benefits

Individuals needing to actually use healthcare benefits they supposedly obtained under Obamacare are now coming fact to face with the nightmare of a government run healthcare system as doctors are being held up from performing surgery and people  are walking … Continue reading

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Dem blames Obamacare woes on ignorance of American people

The latest excuse for Obamacare’s poor enrollment figures has taken an interesting twist as a Democratic lawmaker is now blaming the low numbers on Americans who are too dumb to know Obamacare is a law.   The remarks were made … Continue reading

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2014 bringing new taxes on many Americans

Moving into 2014 and the mid-term elections, the Democrats have another obstacle to overcome as 2014 is currently expected to contain over $54 billion in tax increases in addition to their voting for the largest middle class tax hike in … Continue reading

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Irony: SNL numbers on Obamacare website dead on

In  a strange case of truth being stranger than fiction it now appears that a skit on Saturday Night Live was accurate in its portrayal of the HealthCare.gov website.   In the skit, a woman portraying Health and Human Services … Continue reading

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Obamacare subsidy lawsuit could prove problematic

The president’s signature healthcare legislation, which has been plagued by a series of debacles since ignoring the advice of experts, the administration rolled out a website that was not ready, could now face a possible death blow over lawsuit filed … Continue reading

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No Joke: Obamacare hotline # 1-800-F**KYO

By Matt Lacy –   Individuals wondering whether the Obama administration is truly willing to listen to their concerns when it comes to their health care appear to have their answer with the government’s new Obamacare healthcare hotline which is … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz, Liberty Counsel’s Got Your Flank

By Matt Barber —   With his inspirational and unprecedented show of leadership on the floor of the U.S. Senate this past week, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, made hundreds of enemies in Washington. But more importantly, he made millions of … Continue reading

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The Rant – Job Market Data Leaves Questions

By Mike McCune —   The No. 1 paradox in the U. S. labor market today is more jobs are being listed by companies but fewer jobs are being filled.   Since June, 2010, the number of listed job openings … Continue reading

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Ft. Morgan speaker “excited” about Obamacare coming to Colorado

Fort Morgan Times — Brenda LaCombe knows how disheartening it has been for people who cannot afford health insurance but also make too much money for current government assistance. Her previous job was assisting people attempting to get enrolled in … Continue reading

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Local doctor warns Greeley residents of danger from contaminated drugs

A Colorado psychiatrist and talk show host has been warning people that generic  drugs from some foreign sources are having dangerous reactions in patients due to lack quality control standards by manufacturers.   Dr. Russell Johnson, a psychiatrist in Greeley, … Continue reading

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Chicago teachers go on strike for more pay despite being highest paid in nation

by Matt Lacy –   Despite being the highest paid teachers in the nation, over 90 percent of Chicago’s teachers voted to go on strike over higher pay and other issues.   CBS Chicago reported that teachers in the city … Continue reading

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Romney accused of killing man’s wife in new ad

by Peter Grady –   Rush Limbaugh denounced a new ad by a super PAC supporting President Obama that he says basically acused Romney of murder.   The ad is produced by Priorities USA Action and is similar to other … Continue reading

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SCOTUS gives Him an inch… … …

by Craig Masters When you have a dollar in your hand and the government takes it at the point of a gun, does it really matter whether the Supreme Court names that action a “tax” or a “fine?” You no … Continue reading

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ObamaCare ruling could be poison pill for Obama

While the United States Supreme Court upheld ObamaCare’s individual mandate, for the president and Democrats it could be a case of “be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.”   In the ruling written by Chief Justice … Continue reading

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Pro-life voters helped Walker survive recall

by Matt Lacy –   While union supporters claim Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall because of outspending his opponents, what is overlooked is the effect pro-life voters played in the election. “Hundreds of thousands of right-to-life people understood … Continue reading

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Wis. Gov. Scott Walker faces recall over balancing budget

by Matt Lacy — Following intense efforts by unions, first-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will face a recall election for signing a law that was needed to balance the budget in the state. On Friday, the Government Accountability Board voted … Continue reading

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Terrible 10 of ObamaCare, think tank says public has good reason to oppose legislation

by Matt Lacy — While much of the reporting critical of the president’s health care plan has focused on the individual mandate, The Heritage Foundation has issued a new report called “The 10 terrible provisions of Obama care that you … Continue reading

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Obama care to feature mandatory premiums for abortion

by Matt Lacy — A brief filed with the Supreme Court opposing ObamaCare reveals that in addition to forcing Americans to purchase health insurance or face a fine, they must also pay a surcharge to fund abortions. The brief was … Continue reading

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Insurance companies expose Red Light money trees

By Craig Masters Greeley’s state senator, Republican Scott Renfroe, stepped up to the task of opposing the big money stream to city governments and proposed Colorado ban red light cameras. But, his efforts to get the bill out of committee … Continue reading

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Obama “accommodation” to religious groups changes nothing

by Matt Lacy — While President Obama says he has announced a solution over a controversial requirement that religious institutions provide contraceptive services regardless of their personal beliefs, in reality nothing has changed. Earlier today, President Obama said he was … Continue reading

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District 6 looking for local businesses for job shadowing and internship opportunities

Staff Reports — School District 6 is seeking local businesses that can offer job shadowing and internship opportunities for high school juniors and seniors in 2012.   Interested businesses are invited to send representatives to a breakfast meeting from 8—9 … 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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Colorado’s health care exchange will not stop federal takeover

by Jack Minor – A conservative think tank has warned that federal regulations will ultimately give them power of a state’s health care, even for those states, such as Colorado that have authorized health insurance exchanges. Diane Cohen, senior attorney … Continue reading

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Victory for Colorado: Appeals Court rules Obamacare unconstitutional

by Jack Minor  —   In a lawsuit filed by Colorado and 25 other states, a court has ruled that the President’s healthcare law forcing Americans to purchase medical insurance is unconstitutional. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision against … Continue reading

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(This is the 3rd in a series of articles designed to shed some light on why the economic recession has defied expert projections of a recovery and continues on its path to collapse.)

    It is amusing to listen to the dire saber rattlings coming from Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s about a threatened downgrade of the U.S. dollar by those two rating agencies. They can threaten until the cows come home … Continue reading

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Government says it has right to force citizens to buy anything it wants

by Jack Minor   The government has absolute power to force private citizens to purchase anything according to the acting solicitor general for the United States.  One of the key provisions of “Obamacare” is the individual mandate requiring every individual … Continue reading

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Residents sound off on advertising in schools, cuts to athletics

by Jack Minor   The crowd was down at the final community engagement meeting conducted by the school board this school year, but there was no shortage of opinions as they discussed advertising and program cuts.   The District is … Continue reading

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Gardner proactively takes Obama up on healthcare offer

By Jack Minor During the state of the union address, President Obama said he welcomed any constructive suggestions to help improve the health care bill passed last year. Many may not realize the Republicans have already taken his advice to … Continue reading

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