Tag Archives: Iraq

Al-Qaeda takes Fallujah as battle for control of country continues

The city that was one of the bloodiest battles of the American war in Iraq has now fallen to our enemies as al-Qaeda has reportedly captured the city of Fallujah.   The Washington Post is reporting that an al-Qaeda affiliated … Continue reading

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The Rant – All Obama’s Got Is Hope

by Mike McCune —   President Obama wrote an autobiography The Audacity of Hope. Maybe he should have read the book with a critical review.   Even though he’s been President of the United States for 4 years and nearly … Continue reading

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Media attempts to portray Muslims as vicitms in Boston bombing

While authorities continue to attempt to locate those responsible for the brutal terrorist attack on Patriot’s Day in Boston, Muslim groups and their supporters are already attempting to get ahead of the game by setting themselves up as the victims … Continue reading

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Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan

Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan   by Peter Grady –   A Greeley church with a history of helping local police and firefighters has now expanded its ministry by raising money to provide one of its … Continue reading

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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 … 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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Pastor jailed for leaving Islamic faith finally freed

by Matt Lacy –   An Iranian pastor who has been in prison for almost three years for the crime of converting to Christianity from Islam has finally been freed after intense international pressure was brought against the Iranian government. … Continue reading

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This is victory? Iraq, Afghanistan make top 10 list for religious oppression

by Peter Grady – After 10 years of American blood being shed in Iraq and Afghanistan, the two countries are ranked in a top 10 list of countries with religious persecution. Open Doors USA, an organization dedicated to helping Christians … Continue reading

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Iraqi Christians express concerns over U.S. pullout

by Matt Lacy – While President Obama boasted that Iraq is stable amidst the withdrawal of all U.S. forces, Christians in the country fear that is far from the truth. Speaking at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Obama told troops that … Continue reading

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Pastor convicted for leaving Islam because “everyone is a Muslim”

by Jack Minor – An Iranian pastor has been convicted and could face the death penalty for leaving the Islamic faith because, according to mainstream Islamic teaching, “everyone is born a Muslim.” Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has caught the attention of … Continue reading

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What were their names?

by Jack Minor This weekend is Memorial Day. It was originally started to remember the Civil War dead, sadly for many Americans it has simply become a day to travel, visit family and have a barbecue. The number of Americans … Continue reading

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Soldier doing 15 years for shooting terrorist in self-defense

by Jack Minor   While the nation rejoices at the death of Osama bin Ladin, a soldier who killed a terrorist that attempted to grab his weapon continues to serve out a 15- year sentence.  His mother, Assistant District Attorney … Continue reading

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Marine ground troops going to Libya after Obama says, ‘No boots on the ground.”

by Jack Minor   The 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit consisting of infantry and cargo helicopters is preparing to deploy to Libya from Camp Lejune. This is happening even though Obama declared, in a speech, that he “would not put ground troops in Libya.” … Continue reading

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Marines honor their own with ceremony at Bittersweet Park

Story and photo by Jack Minor Marines from across the Rocky Mountain region came to Greeley to honor two of their own in a wreath-laying ceremony at Bittersweet Park this past Sunday afternoon. Colorado Springs Marine Sgt. Jason Smith, who … Continue reading

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Obama chooses nominee, with no judicial experience for Supreme Court

By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette This week, President Obama announced his choice of Elena Kagan, a woman with no judicial experience to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Kagan is currently the US solicitor General, as … Continue reading

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Weld County CASA needs volunteers to work with children

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette The Weld County Court Appointed Special Advocate program urgently needs volunteers to assist them in working with children who have been abused or neglected. CASA was started in 1972 by a judge in … Continue reading

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Two local brothers deploying to Afghanistan

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette Two local brothers who are both in the military will shortly be deploying to Afghanistan. Roman and Joseph Arguello are both serving in the National Guard. Roman Arguello, a 2003 University graduate said … Continue reading

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