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Supremes strike another blow against union

In a continuing string of defeats for the Obama administration and his allies, the Supreme Court dealt a split decision ruling that mandatory public dues to labor unions violate workers First Amendment rights. The case Harris v. Quinn was about … Continue reading

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Obama Moves to Weaponize IRS

By Matt Barber In 2010 millions of American tea-party constitutionalists, to include the GOP’s Christian base, united in a remarkable grass-roots effort to rein in our unbridled federal government and return it to its expressly limited constitutional confines. As a … 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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Communist Party backs Obama in fiscal cliff negotiations

by Jack Minor – The Communist Party USA, which supported Obama during the 2012 election, has now signed on board with the President’s economic plan and is calling on its members to work with unions to pressure Republicans in Congress … 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 labor Day closures

GREELEY – Greeley City Hall, located at 1000 10th Street; the City Hall Annex at 1100 10th Street; the Public Works Administration Building at 1001 9th Avenue; and the Lincoln Park Annex (including Greeley Municipal Court) at 919 7th Street … Continue reading

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Gardner says proposed farm regs show Washington needs reality check

by Matt Lacy — Congressman Cory Gardner has said that proposed regulations by the federal government that would bar young people from operating farm equipment shows that Washington needs a reality check “You get somebody who doesn’t understand agriculture and … Continue reading

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Unemployment remains above 8 percent for 35 consecutive months

by Matt Lacy – The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that unemployment numbers have remained above 8 percent for 35 consecutive months. While the media and the Obama administration have touted the numbers as sign … Continue reading

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Wichita, Kansas becomes collateral damage in war against Boeing.

A Statofortress overshadows the little Warthog By Craig Masters The announcement came this week that the historic 97 building complex covering over 2 million square feet of aircraft manufacturing and support facilities in Wichita, Kansas will be shuttered by Boeing. … 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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North Korean Thanksgiving menu: mothers eating children

by Jack Minor – While Americans face many struggles this year with the economy and unemployment being major issues, it is often easy to forget that even in the midst of these struggles things could be much worse. Kim Hye … Continue reading

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Congress proposes plan to save Post Office without taxpayer dollars

by Jack Minor – A bill has been proposed in Congress that would save the Post Office by freeing it from government regulation and would not cost the taxpayers one dime. It is being reported the USPS cannot continue into … Continue reading

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Obama racking up early endorsements, NEA now Communist Party

by Jack Minor  —   The Communist Party USA has provided an early endorsement of President Obama, saying the Democratic Party is the only party capable of winning against the Republicans next year. In an article titled “Does it matter … Continue reading

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NLRB ignores Congressional Subpoena regarding Boeing

  by Jack Minor  — The head of a House Committee said the National Labor Relations Board’s failure to comply with a subpoena raises concerns the organization is a “rogue agency.” Rep. Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and … Continue reading

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Adding jobs in a non-union state is now “unfair labor practice”

by Jack Minor   The National Labor Relations Board has told American aircraft giant Boeing they should not be permitted to open a new plant in South Carolina because the state is considered unfriendly to unions.  Boeing, based in Seattle, … Continue reading

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Unions flaunt support for Communist Party at L.A. rally

by Jack Minor  Members of the nation’s largest unions have openly sided with communist organizations at a May Day rally in Los Angeles.  During the rally, members of the Service Employees International Union and the AFL-CIO intermingled with members of … Continue reading

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Obama vows to permit Mexican trucks on US highways

by Jack Minor   President Obama has promised Mexican president, Felipe Calderon, he would find a way to permit Mexican trucks to travel on US freeways and roads despite widespread domestic disapproval of such an action.  Under the 1994 North … Continue reading

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Will China Over-take the US’s Economy

By Mike Bauman It has made great news and the public is listening-  China is now the world’s second largest ecomony.  In fact, a recent poll indicated that 44% of Americans believe China is the world’s top economic power. However, … Continue reading

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Marxists

from Kurt Overturf Marxists want to ‘grind the rich between the millstones of taxation and inflation’. Judging deeds and not words, so does Obama using an ‘income/investment/healthcare/VAT/carbon/estate tax’ millstone, and an inflationary ‘printing/stimulus/bailout/borrowing/spending’ millstone. GRIND, GRIND. It takes wheat (money) … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Michael McCune Once more Americans are reminded why they should insure their elected officials be required to read the bills they vote on… President Barack Obama continues to claim improving the job situation is a top priority … Continue reading

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Local Woman Partners with Businesses to bring joy to the elderly

Photo and Story By James Courant One Friday a month, local nursing homes get a visit from a secret angel. Her name is Shana Bauman and she hates recognition. It started one Sunday about ten months ago when Bauman felt … Continue reading

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Obama encouraged by rise in unemployment numbers

By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette As the US Labor Department announced the unemployment rate had edged up to 9.9 percent in April from the previous month’s rate of 9.7 percent, President Barack Obama indicated this was an encouraging … Continue reading

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County youth voucher registration up

Every year the Weld County Department of Human Services offers youth vouchers to qualifying families. This year the number of vouchers given out is up from previous years. The vouchers are given to families that have children under the age … Continue reading

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County youth voucher registration up this year

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette Every year the Weld County Department of Human Services offers youth vouchers to qualifying families. This year the number of vouchers given out is up from previous years. The vouchers are given to … Continue reading

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