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2014 Fiat 500L Easy FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

I drove the Fiat to Denver today, and enjoyed the view from the driver’s seat.  The car has three windshields, essentially, and up top is a mammoth double power moon roof with shade.  The glass opening is nearly as big as the … Continue reading

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Hold onto your Guns and Tax Returns…

by Craig Masters The Second Amendment was included as a high priority for a reason. Neither Colorado liberals nor Barack Husein Obama himself and his all-mighty “Pen-of-Executive Powers” have the right to force citizens to be unable to defend themselves … 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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Default Hits Not On Debt But Unpaid SS

By Mike McCune —   It is disheartening to discover all those anger management classes I took are wasted when I listen to what passes for new reports.   Monday morning it was the effects of the government shutdown that … Continue reading

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Housing Market Slowing Quickly, Again

by Mike McCune —   Scandals, wildfires, Syria and the looming implementation of the Affordable Health Act continue to dominate the news. The economy has been pushed to the back burner. Big mistake for America.   If you think things are … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Rant – America’s Workers Losing Faith in Retirement Funds

by Mike McCune —   The Employment Benefit Research Institute finished a survey of working Americans during the closing days of March. It reported the ‘startling’ fact a mere 13% of working Americans are “very confident” when it comes to … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality’ Spells ‘Marriage Extinction’

By Matt Barber — Next week the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on two of the most critical cases of our time. On Tuesday, March 26, attorneys will make the pitch both for and against California’s Proposition 8. This, … Continue reading

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Bloomberg loses in Home Court contest – Will Colorado pay the legal bills ?

by Craig Masters A New York judge has placed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s marquee nanny state legislation on hold. The ruling will stop the mayor from enforcing his rules on maximum drink sizes New Yorkers would be allowed to buy in … Continue reading

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Obama’s economy: Fed predicts high unemployment through 2015

by Peter Grady –   The Federal Reserve has said it is expecting unemployment levels to remain high until at least late 2015, despite its plans to spend billions of dollars a month to keep interest rates low.   Following … Continue reading

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Markets drop across Europe and U.S.

by Craig Masters Violence across Europe – seen on facebook worldwide An updated Associated Press Story carried in The Washington Post begins, ”Israeli airstrikes on targets in Gaza Strip hit markets Wednesday, with European shares falling most amid work stoppages … Continue reading

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Mitt made him build his own ‘coffin?’ Are you kidding?

by Craig Masters What in the world is that poor fellow talking about when he claims Mitt Romney shut down a thriving paper factory while making $100million? Why is this ad being released with only two weeks to the election? … Continue reading

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District 6 didn’t need tax increase for BEST grant

I initially approached the question of 3A with an open mind. But when I read the measure’s description I made up my mind real quick. The repayment cost for this is outrageous! Worse, going into debt could have easily been … Continue reading

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Numbers for 3A don’t quite add up

by Jack Minor –   While voters are being asked to approve a tax increase to build a replacement school for John Evans, a closer look at the numbers being given to voters for the cost of the project apparently … Continue reading

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A Preview of the Ballot and some candidates

by Craig Masters The 2012 general election ballots will be mailed in just a few weeks. Here is a preview of some of what most Americans (and others who vote) will be seeing on those ballots. Under “Presidential Electors” the … Continue reading

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Fed plans Forceful non-traditional actions

By Craig Masters Recovery slope for US is still rising Friday, as expected, Ben Bernanke announced that the Fed would need to take action to adjust the markets. Analysts who study the language of the Bernankes of the world so … Continue reading

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Are Democrats looking for QE-3 to save Obama’s economy?

By Craig Masters Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the resort area adjacent to the Grand Tetons, is once again the site for an economic summit called The Jackson Hole Economic Symposium. This a conference of leading central bankers and international finance ministers. … Continue reading

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Teachers union suffering decline

by Matt Lacy –   While some were portraying the recall election in Wisconsin as a referendum on unions, the National Education Association has far bigger problems facing them.   Over the past two years the organization has lost over … Continue reading

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Vindication: Mainstream media discovers Reese right about Broadmoor

by Jack Minor –   Former Greeley/Evans District 6 school board member Brett Reese says a recent story by a Denver television station was a perfect example of the type of fiscal mismanagement he tried to fight while serving on … Continue reading

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Pain in Spain Comes Mainly From the Drain

by Mike McCune —   The sucking sound of money going into the debt wasteland is coming from Europe again. This time the sound has shifted to the Iberian Peninsula but it has a eerily familar sound and carries the … Continue reading

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The Rant: Slowing Economy Faces Major Obstacles

by Mike McCune — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke remarked on the U.S. unemployment rate early Monday to the National Association for Business Economics. He noted the economy must grow much more quickly than is its current pace to make any … Continue reading

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The Rant: Green Technology Simply Isn’t Economically Sustainable

When the NOAA announced the results of its acidic study of the oceans last spring, I asked one simple question, “You claim the oceans are more acidic now than they have been in 800,000 years and it is due to … Continue reading

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The Rant: “U.S. in Wonderland” Or Going Down the Rabbit-Hole

     by Mike McCune   The stock markets continue to soar in early 2012–allegedly from sterling reports, European countries are finding buyers for their debt and the U.S. is peddling its debt with remarkable ease at very low interest … Continue reading

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Firm awarded district contract recommending school improvements sits on board awarding funds

Wilson by Jack Minor – An employee with an architectural firm that was recently given a contract by the Greeley/Evans school board to conduct a study on school renovations also sits on the state board that will approve the grant … Continue reading

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NAACP opposes bill banning abortions based on race

Jerome Hudson by Peter Grady – A group that promotes African-American conservative values has expressed concern over the NAACP’s opposition to a bill that would ban abortions based solely on the race of the child. During hearings on Dec. 20 … Continue reading

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Evans goes green, approves solar panels at Campus Crest

Evans approved solar panels like these to be installed at Campus Crest apartments by Jack Minor – The Evans city council approved a solar power project that will provide enough power for 44 homes at the Campus Crest apartments. Derek … Continue reading

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Handel’s Messiah: Still a favorite 270 years later

by Matt Lacy – While many have been moved by the Hallelujah chorus of Handel’s Messiah, many may be shocked to learn the piece was originally intended to be used as a tool to reach the masses with the Gospel … Continue reading

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The Choices are very clear for education’s future

By Craig Masters Any one who has been exposed to the news and comments about the campers in New York who have named themselves Occupy Wall Street, must certainly understand the basic reasons these folks are there. They are frustrated, … Continue reading

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The end seems near as Europe and Asia fall apart

by Mike McCune   –  President Barack Obama and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke are like a pair of hands. They don’t wash each other but they do grease each other. It is too bad for the other 308 million Americans … 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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Finance 101: Congress educates Obama on how to pay bills

by Jack Minor After President Obama implied that Social Security beneficiaries might not get paid if he doesn’t get his way regarding the debt ceiling increase, three members of Congress introduced a bill helping him prioritize the bills. Presidential Candidate, … Continue reading

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Who needs Congress? Dems say President has authority to raise debt limit on his own

        by Jack Minor  As the discussion surrounding raising the debt limit has become more heated on both sides, some Democrats are claiming that the President does not need Congress  to raise the debt limit on his … Continue reading

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Payday lending laws made last year eliminated the industry in state

by Jack Minor   An executive for a company that owns large numbers of Payday lenders around the country says last year’s legislation intended to regulate the industry in Colorado actually eliminated it.  The law extended the terms of the … Continue reading

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Tea party House votes “No” to increase Obama’s credit card limit

  by Jack Minor   Heeding calls from Tea Party members, Republicans in the house unanimously voted against a proposal to increase the federal debt limit to $16.7 trillion.  The 318-97 vote to raise the debt limit was a clean … Continue reading

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Tea Party issues ultimatum to Congress: No to debt limit increase, or else

by Jack Minor  With rising gas prices taking more money out of the family budget, many economists are saying the problem is the devaluing of the dollar caused by excessive government debt.  Currently the federal debt limit is $14 trillion … Continue reading

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