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Just Salute and Follow Orders’: When Secrecy and Surveillance Trump the Rule of Law

By John W. Whitehead “The Secret Government is an interlocking network of official functionaries, spies, mercenaries, ex-generals, profiteers and superpatriots, who, for a variety of motives, operate outside the legitimate institutions of government. Presidents have turned to them when they … Continue reading

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50 Years After the Beatles: Isn’t It Time for Another Political & Cultural Revolution?

By John Whitehead —   “You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t care whether it kills all the students or whether there’s a revolution. It’s not thinking logically, it’s out of control.”—John Lennon (1969) It’s … Continue reading

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Liberal Rag: More Despotism Please

By Matt Barber Hypocrisy, thy name is liberalism. What a difference a few years makes. Remember when “progressive” media types chided President George W. Bush till they were blue in the face for “going it alone” on Iraq? Well, apparently … Continue reading

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Judge gives Colorado governor gets pass on anti-gun laws

By Jack Minor —   Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who has referred to rural residents of his state as “backwards thinking” and that they would have to suffer some “inconvenience” over gun control has been told by a federal … Continue reading

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Colorado sued over funding for abortion giant Planned Parenthood

Democratic leaders in Colorado, sympathetic to Planned Parenthood officials and their financial desires, have unconstitutionally handed over some $14 million from state taxpayers to the abortion industry giant, according to a new lawsuit has that been filed. The case is being … Continue reading

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Fort Collins seeking authority over “excessively” cluttered properties

Coloradoan — Stay out of my life. This slice of Earth is mine. How I live is none of your business, and you’re not welcome here. That message is clear to all the senses when visitors approach John Stevens’ home … Continue reading

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News you may have missed

by Craig Masters Take a $20million combat proven aircraft that can fly more than one and one-half times the speed of sound, handles more than nine times the force of gravity, carries a laundry list of weapons, and some of the … Continue reading

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Cost of Colorado flood recovery begins to mount

Brush News Tribune – Throughout flood-ravaged communities, local, state and federal agencies are working together to restore normalcy and determine the extent of damage.   The repair estimate for state-owned roads and bridges alone is $430 million, according to Micki … Continue reading

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Colorado introduces new logo and slogan

Brush News Tribune – Fly the Colorado flag. Wave it. Love it. It’s a grand old flag. But the state flag couldn’t compete with a green triangle as the new Colorado logo. State officials will unveil the image and an … Continue reading

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Evidence points to Syrian gas attack being caused by US allies

WND – As the U.S. considers a response to what it calls a chemical weapon attack by Syria’s Bashar al-Assad regime that killed hundreds of civilians, reliable Middle Eastern sources say they have evidence the culprits actually were the rebel … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins police pay better than other agencies

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – Police officers in Northern Colorado get paid pretty well, with rookies typically making more than $50,000 per year. Even accounting for inflation, officers make more than ever, but they’re expected to do more than ever at a … Continue reading

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Bohner betrays Liberty – Violates his Oath of Office

by Craig Masters A two-term libertarian who runs on the republican ticket in Michigan recently teamed with a 25-term liberal Democrat, also from Michigan, and together they proposed a serious liberty-oriented amendment to the funding bill for the NSA. The … Continue reading

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Republicans and Conservatives – no longer a good mix

by Craig Masters El Paso County republicans may be giving conservatives a glimpse into the future of Colorado’s government policies. If this is true, for conservatives, that future is dark indeed. Democrats and the liberal press have set the standards … Continue reading

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AG acknowledges Colorado Sheriff’s right on magazine ban

By Peter Grady –   The Colorado Attorney General’s office has tacitly acknowledged that Weld County Sheriff John Cooke as well as a majority of the state’s sheriffs are right when they attempted to warn that a proposed magazine ban … Continue reading

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Will John Morse resign for the Party

by Craig Masters “We’ll go through these signatures with a fine-toothed comb,” Morse told the TV station KDVR. “and we’ll file some protests with the Secretary of State’s office because we know a lot of these signatures were gathered based … Continue reading

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Roaches, Mosquitoes, and Birds: The Coming Micro-Drone Revolution

by John Whitehead —   “[Drones are a] game-changing technology, akin to gunpowder, the steam engine, the atomic bomb—opening up possibilities that were fiction a generation earlier but also opening up perils that were unknown a generation ago.”—Peter Singer, senior … 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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2013 Dodge Durango R/T AWD

Horace and John Dodge started building auto parts in 1900 (for Ford and Oldsmobile), and fifteen years later went into full-fledged auto production.  Dodge Brothers Corporation came to that decision when brother John became, in his own words, “tired of … Continue reading

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Gun bill hearings time changed

by Craig Masters The time for the public hearings on the proposed gun control bills before the Colorado Senate on Monday, March 4, has been rescheduled from a start time of 1:30pm to an earlier start time of 10:30am. According … Continue reading

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EyeSee You and the Internet of Things: Watching You While You Shop

by John Whitehead   “I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the government.”—Woody Allen ~ Gifts have been bought. Presents wrapped. Now all that remains is the giving and receiving. Oh, and the tracking, of course. … Continue reading

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GOP must not abandon support for the unborn

by Jennifer Mason   In a Fox News interview on Sunday, John McCain urged Republicans to drop the abortion issue, claiming that party members need to leave abortion alone. These statements made me wonder: instead of dropping the abortion issue, … 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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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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Will NASA’s Mars menu help Obama feed the middle-class?

by Craig Masters Regardless of what else you may think about Obama’s policies, religious ideology, reports filled with false numbers, or unconstitutional implementation of laws, the one area where there is no doubt is that he believes the economic plan … 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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Something to ponder on the bond issue for a new John Evans school

Questions on the tax increase for a new John Evans     The      proposed site at 65th        Ave and 37th St would require a      minimum of $ 4-6 million for infrastructure (taps, curb, gutter sidewalks      ect.) … Continue reading

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District 6 goes into campaign mode for 3A

by Jack Minor –   The Greeley/Evans District 6 Board of Education appears to be going into a full blown campaign mode in an attempt to get voters to approve a bond issue this November.   At September’s Parent Teacher … Continue reading

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Calendar suggests John 3:16 refers to Obama

by Matt Lacy –   Taking Obama worship to a new level, a calendar for sale outside of the Democratic National Convention suggests that God so loved the world that he sent us Barack Obama.   Slate.com reported how “the … 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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Bond issue District’s to lose, conservative leader says

by Jack Minor –   A local leader of a conservative group says while he agrees that John Evans Middle School needs to be torn down, if voters do not pass a bond issue this November school board officials will … Continue reading

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Journey church provides help to John Evans middle school

by Jack Minor –   In an example how individuals, rather than government funding can help our local schools, members of a local church recently helped John Evans middle school prepare for the upcoming school year.   At Monday’s special … Continue reading

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District, Tribune ignores common sense solutions over John Evans issue

by Brett Reese —   After reading the Greeley tribune story of July 20th about raising property taxes to tear down and rebuild John Evans Middle school, I was convinced the three lattes a year sacrifice each of us would have … Continue reading

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Following Suthers snub, commissioners turn to senior water holders

by Jack Minor –   Following a refusal by the state attorney general to review a decision by a member of his office over allowing area farmers to use wells to prevent a possible economic disaster, the county commissioners are … Continue reading

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Obama reduced to begging for funds

by Peter Grady –   President Obama has apparently been  reduced to begging for funds, marking a sharp contrast to his last election.   In an urgent appeal sent out to supporters Tuesday, Obama said in an e-mail, “I will … Continue reading

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Govt. solution to flooded basements, pumping OK just not for dying crops

by Jack Minor—   In the latest twist in the issue around Weld farmers requesting to pump groundwater to save their crops and help lower excessively high groundwater levels, a government official said farmers can pump all day long to … Continue reading

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