Tag Archives: Jack Minor

Muslim cartoon that carried a death sentence

 By Jack Minor —   While I believe in the right of any person to choose whatever they believe about their God, or even the right to believe nothing at all, like the old adage says “your right to swing … 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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IRS issues regulations making invasive questions for conservative groups permanent

By Jack Minor –   Within just a few days of closing a comment period in which the vast majority spoke out against proposed draconian restrictions on political speech by the IRS, the tax agency went ahead and issued the … Continue reading

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Obama blames Fox News for making Benghazi, IRS a scandal

By Jack Minor –   In an interview with Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, President Barack Obama insisted that no wrongdoing occurred in Benghazi the IRS singling out conservative groups for a higher level of scrutiny than was given to … Continue reading

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Obama passes buck on NSA spying issue

By Jack Minor –   President Obama, who has no problem using executive orders to bypass Congress and effect changes to legislation has suddenly gotten cold feet when it comes to concerns over the National Security Agency’s collection of phone … Continue reading

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Budget bill comes to $3 million per word

By Jack Minor –     While House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi insists the “cupboard is bare” regarding the federal budget, the bill just passed by Congress turns out to be one of the most expensive ever.   The Associated … Continue reading

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Gypsy “scam” artists turned away from flood roadblock

By Jack Minor –   The Larimer County Sheriff’s office is reporting that it turned away a group from a U.S. Highway 34 roadblock over concerns they could be attempting to “scam” fraud victims.   On a statement posted to … Continue reading

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Colo. Planned Parenthood clinics shut down over costs of fighting personhood initiatives

by Jack Minor —   Planned Parenthood is closing a pair of clinics in Colorado, explaining it is short of money because of the millions of dollars it had to spend to convince voters not to approve so-called “personhood” amendments. … Continue reading

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Language in “gay” laws setting stage for pedophilia rights

By Jack Minor –   As legislators and other government officials promote “gay” friendly laws, they are unwittingly laying the foundation for special protections for pedophiles, including the right to work with children, family advocates warn.   Linda Harvey of … Continue reading

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Pueblo recall supporters facing “thug” tactics for signing petition

By Jack Minor –   Colorado voters attempting to recall two state lawmakers who helped pass a rash of draconian gun control laws that were rammed through the legislature now charge that Chicago-style thug tactics are being used to get … Continue reading

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Lawmakers celebrate law giving special tuition rates for illegals

By Jack Minor –   Lawmakers who supported Colorado’s new law allowing illegal aliens in the state to receive a lower tuition rate than American citizens in other states are celebrating the registration of new students qualifying for the reduced … 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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Abortion providers now in crosshairs of trial lawyers

by Jack Minor —   In what has been called the worst child sexual abuse scandal in American history, the abortion industry could soon find itself by multiple lawsuits by trial lawyers representing hundreds of thousands of victims of statutory … Continue reading

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Colorado grants secret service right to arrest citizens for non-federal offenses

by Jack Minor —   A bill is heading to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk that Republican  lawmakers say would give members of the Secret Service broad arrest powers in  the state and could provide a framework for federal agents … Continue reading

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District received funds for asbestos abatement, has no record where funds went

by Jack Minor –   Officials with School District 6 say the district had received funds for asbestos abatement for schools such as John Evans some years ago from a lawsuit, but now there is no record of the settlement … Continue reading

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Record number of Americans “not in labor force”

  by Jack Minor –       Last week’s unemployment numbers revealed the dire straits facing the U.S. economy after it was revealed that almost 89 million Americans are not in the workforce, a record high.       … Continue reading

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Greeley to get Verizon 4G service soon

by Jack Minor –   Verizon Wireless customers now have a bit of good news with the announcement that Greeley will have the new 4G LTE service in the coming weeks.   Erica O’Connor, a spokesperson for Verizon Wireless said … Continue reading

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Papa John’s accused of blackmail, extortion for discussing costs of Obamacare

by Jack Minor –   The CEO of Papa John’s pizza unwittingly waded into the “culture wars” for saying on a conference call that Obamacare’s mandates would affect the company’s cost of a pizza.   A new survey reveals that … Continue reading

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Pallet fire causes spectacular light show for Greeley residents

by Jack Minor —   In what was described as “a giant bonfire,” flames and smoke were seen over east Greeley as  city firefighters fought and successfully contained a wooden pallet fire Wednesday afternoon.   The fire was located at Et&t … Continue reading

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Govt. ignores influence of sexual abstinence in recent report

by Jack Minor —   The out of wedlock teen birth rate fell again in 2010, however, the government agency that issued the report completely ignores the effect abstinence education had on reducing the rate. The report says the birth … Continue reading

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Firefighter, resident burned in early morning fire

  by Jack Minor –   Two people, including a firefighter, were burned in an early morning fire caused by a burning propane cylinder.   The fire occurred at 1723 Montview Road in Greeley and firefighters were called at 1:35 … Continue reading

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Unemployment among veterans at 13% as military prepares to cut 500,000 troops

by Jack Minor – The military is preparing to reduce troop strength by nearly 500,000 at a time when unemployment by young veterans is over 13 percent. Recent data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that for the last … 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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Atheist group admits desire to ban “Christmas”

by Jack Minor Update: Since the publication of this article Barker has backed away from initial claims that they felt the holiday had a religous purpose. They still maintain they would like to force the federal government to stop using … Continue reading

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Bill preventing EPA from regulating farm dust passes House

by Jack Minor – A bill to prevent the EPA from regulating farm dust that was co-sponsored by Rep. Cory Gardner, passed the house on a largely party line vote. The bill prevented the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing any … Continue reading

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Group offers $5,000 religion scholarships for journalists

  by Jack Minor –   A group which helps journalists find answers to questions about religion issues they may cover is offering $5,000 scholarships for religion classes.   The Religion Newswriters Association bills itself as the world’s only association … Continue reading

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Colorado Supreme Court rejects redistricting proposal

by Jack Minor – The Colorado Supreme Court stated the proposed redistricting plan did not pass Constitutional muster. The decision stated the redistricting plan was not sufficiently attentive to county boundaries to meet the constitutional requirements and the commission did … Continue reading

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PETA says 13th Amendment applies to animals

by Jack Minor – An animal rights organization has filed a lawsuit claiming that the 13th Amendment which outlaws slavery applies to animals as well as humans. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals filed a suit in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Giant asteroid makes near miss by earth Tuesday

2005 YU255 by Jack Minor – A large asteroid will be passing by the earth at a distance closer than the moon Tuesday, November 12. The asteroid, 2005 YU55, will reach its closest point to the earth November 8 at 4:28 p.m. YU255 … Continue reading

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Candidates speak out on placement on Tribune’s “do not vote for” list

by Jack Minor – Three of the candidates the Tribune specifically said should not be elected to the school board say the newspaper’s statements reveal their bias to real and meaningful change for the district. In an editorial Sunday, the Tribune … Continue reading

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Greeley 9/12 Group to host school board candidate forum

by Jack Minor The District 6 school board candidates will be available for questioning at the Greeley 9/12 group this coming Wednesday. The meeting will be moderated by Brian Britton, head of the group. Britton will ask the candidates several … Continue reading

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AP reporter called “racist” for accurate transcript of President’s remarks

by Jack Minor – An Associated Press reporter has been accused of racism for accurately transcribing a speech the President made last weekend. During a speech to the Congressional Black Caucus, the President challenged the members to get involved in … 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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