Posts Tagged ‘land’

The Gospel According to Old Glory

by Jack Minor —     I am known by many names. The Stars and Stripes, the Star Spangled Banner and the Red, White and Blue. However, many simply call me “Old Glory.”   In truth I am all of these things and yet so much more. While some may say I am simply a […]

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Cooke vows to continue gun law fight to Supremes

GREELEY, Colo. – A sheriff in Colorado who spearheaded a lawsuit against the state’s radical gun laws, adopted by Democrats in 2013 and this week upheld by a federal judge, said the case is not over, vowing to take the battle all the way to the highest court in the land if necessary.   “These […]

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Ignorance is bliss- Stupid is expensive

by Craig Masters It may be time to admit stupid people are not only irritating, but they are becoming too expensive to tip-toe around so we don’t hurt their feelings. The time has come to recognize that being tolerant of programs and practices born of stupidity or ignorance is simply too expensive for the world […]

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A WWI vet writes on Gun Control

Questions on GUN CONTROL, an essay by Carl E. Smith History is learned best from those who made it as submitted by Craig Masters Carl E. Smith was born May 19, 1899.  A World War I veteran who served on the German front lines and later served as a German interpreter after the Armistice and Avid outdoorsman, […]

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EPA rules ‘Waters of the U.S.’ threatens all private property

by Craig Masters Under the EPA proposed new Waters of the U.S. rule, not one single acre in America is safe from the exact kind of federal trooper confrontation which took place this past week in Bunkerville, Nevada.  Using the concept of “protecting clean water” every dictator in history would be envious of the latest […]

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BLM declares Texas is Oklahoma land

 by Craig Masters Cowboys at the ready While the world watched, these cowboys sat ready to defend their way of life against more than 200 heavily armed federal agents and snipers hiding in the hills. The agents were sent by Harry Reid’s former senior advisor, 35 year old Neil Kornze, to confiscate open range cattle from the […]

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Helicopters confiscated from Militia

by Craig Masters The Constitution, for what it’s worth these years, reserves to the states the control over the civilian militia – now accepted as the National Guard. Once again this week we saw why the Second Amendment was never ever about hunting – it was always about the ability of the people to defend themselves […]

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Obamacare deadline prompts world’s largest protest

by Craig Masters Civil rights riots and the Viet Nam War protests were the result of some Americans uniting in civil protests to tell their government to change a policy or rewrite a law. These protests made headline news. In a few cases, hundreds of thousands joined episodes of civil disobedience and risked being fined, […]

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Ukrainian invasion has roots in Cold War

By Jack Minor –   Political experts have expressed sentiments that the ongoing events in Ukraine are reminiscent of events during the Cold War. The observation is particularly interesting when one considers the roots of the current situation go back to the days of Nikita Khrushchev.   The stakes were raised over the weekend as […]

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“Obama legacy one of lawlessness” member of Congress says

By Jack Minor –   Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann said history will record President Obama’s legacy as one of establishing lawlessness throughout the country on a variety of issues.   The remarks by Bachmann, who was a Republican presidential candidate, was made during a “Conversations with Conservatives” meeting on Jan. 15, sponsored by the Heritage Foundation, […]

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Dems running ads against Obamacare

Democrats hoping to use last year’s government shutdown against Republicans in the mid-term elections may have a harder go at it now that Democrats themselves are running ads attacking Obamacare.   During last year’s government shutdown the Democrats and the mainstream media attempted to portray it as strictly a Republican caused issue. However, the Republicans […]

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Obama doubling down on executive powers

Coming on the heels of arguments before the United States Supreme Court over the president’s authority, Obama appears to be doubling down, saying he has no intention of waiting for Congress in order to advance his agenda.   During his first cabinet meeting of the year, President Obama said if Congress refuses to pass his […]

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Polis wants Obamacare exemption for wealthy ski-resort county

By Jack Minor –   Rep. Jared Polis, a Colorado Democrat who proudly voted for Obamacare is now complaining that the price tag will be too expensive for residents in his county and is asking for an exemption for his constituents.   “We will be encouraging a waiver. It will be difficult for Summit County […]

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Water rights in 51st state will be protected

BY WELD COUNTY COMMISSIONER SEAN CONWAY Since discussion of creating a 51st State began, the most asked question I have had is how will the existing water rights our farmers and communities currently own be impacted? First and foremost, water rights are private property. And like other private property – your home, car or land that […]

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Citizens could vote on Weld secession movement in Nov.

GREELEY, Colo. – A county in Colorado that was immortalized in the novel and  1978 miniseries “Centennial” once again could achieve fame as it finds itself in  a unique position among America’s counties – considering a bid to become the  51st state.   Weld County is one of the nation’s largest counties, and at nearly […]

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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 fellow at the Brookings Institution America will never be a “no drone zone.” That must […]

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Almost a Fifth of U.S. Economy Moves Underground

by Mike McCune —     American over 30 know about the infamous Russian “Black Market” wherein the population did most of its food and illicit items trade. Since it was officially off-the-records by the government, but necessary to sustain the population, the term “Black Market” was applied.   It will not come as a […]

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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, of course, is the Golden State’s pro-marriage amendment. It maintained the timeless definition of natural […]

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Fracking on Loveland Council Agenda

by Craig Masters Illegal activities – not drilling, caused the Dunkard Creek fish kill Fracking, the very word brings out the emotional images of burning water and children writhing in pain from cancer ridden organs. After watching from the sidelines and wondering where in the name of all that is science is the source of […]

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The issue is Power not Safety

by Craig Masters Hundreds of citizens from across Colorado converged on the capital Monday, to deliver messages of opposition to the democrat politicians’ attack on private property rights and the U.S. Constitution by undermining its supporting document, the Bill of Rights. In what has to be the most disgraceful demonstration of representative government since the […]

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Women won’t need to be combat fighters.

by Craig Masters The subject line of this week’s military newsletter read: “17% of Marines Would Leave Over Women in Combat.” With the approval of the transfer to China of defense critical battery technology, our defense department spent millions of dollars developing, the Obama administration has now transformed America from super-power status to subordinate-to-? status. […]

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Will U.S. “Stand Down” again?

By Craig Masters BBC News from the Middle-East reports that the Palestinian Islamist group, Hamas, is reporting that the military leader of the group has been killed by Israeli air strikes during early morning hours there in the region. Hamas denies responsibility for the weekend rocket attacks which rained down on Israel for multiple days […]

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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.) in addition to the cost of the building.   The      current site already has […]

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Dearfield Day to be held Sept. 22

DEARFIELD — The 5th annual Dearfield Day celebration and a 5K run will be held at the historic Dearfield townsite on Saturday, September 22, 2012.  The 2012 celebration includes a 5K “Ghost Town Run” coordinated by Colorado State University students.  Runners can pre-register for this event at www.Active.com.    The traditional Dearfield Day celebration begins […]

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Globalists set to hit US sovereignty again.

by Craig Masters Those who keep a watchful eye on the never ending attempts to void the second amendment of the Constitution are again preparing for one of the most effectively planned attacks on our right to be able to protect ourselves since the ratification of the Bill of Rights. July 27, the U.S. will […]

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State, nation facing worst drought in 50 years

WALTONVILLE, Ill. — The nation’s widest drought in decades is spreading, with more than half of the continental United States in some stage of drought and most of the rest enduring abnormally dry conditions. Only in the 1930s and the 1950s has a drought covered more land, according to federal figures released Monday. So far, […]

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Housing Market Still Shaky, FHA Problems Multiply

by Mike McCune —   Over the past few months the media has been painting a rosy picture of the housing market. The Administration has been suspiciously quiet and reticent about the housing sector though. That means trouble somewhere.   It was the bursting housing market that initiated the economic downturn in October 2007. Those […]

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ObamaCare ruling could be poison pill for Obama

While the United States Supreme Court upheld ObamaCare’s individual mandate, for the president and Democrats it could be a case of “be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.”   In the ruling written by Chief Justice John Roberts, he said, “Congress had the power to impose the exaction in Section 5000A […]

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Man Camp manager takes Trib to task for closure remark

by Jack Minor –   The manager of a local RV park says that contrary to the Greeley Tribune’s statement that a man camp at their facility was shut down by county officials, they are still open and moving ahead with their permitting process.   In a June 3 editorial, the Tribune said, “Weld County […]

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Conway clarifies “no man camp” remarks

by Jack Minor — Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway said previous comments by the media attributing him as saying the county would never allow man camps was a misunderstanding of what he was trying to say. “What I told the media was that Weld County’s code, as currently written, does not allow man camps,” Conway […]

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Bill introduced to protect chaplains and servicemembers right to oppose homosexuality

by Peter Grady —   An advocate for soldiers in the US military says it is vital that Congress passed a proposed amendment that protects the right to speak out in support of traditional family values in the Armed Forces.   Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) has introduced H.R. 3828, which has been inserted into the 2012 […]

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Feds Attack Family Farms. . . Again

The Feds plan to regulate children on the family farm by Craig Masters Was 1989 the Mother of All Changes, as the Moscow News wrote? Maybe not? That headline was the subject line of an email from Scott Baker (Glen Beck). But the story follows closely the last years of the Soviet Union and compares […]

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American Civil Rights Union urges Supreme Court to adopt “coercion test”

by Jack Minor — The American Civil Rights Union argues in an amicus brief submitted to the US Supreme Court for a new constitutional standard protecting religious freedom in a case involving a war memorial that has existed since the 1950’s. The ACRU argues for a “Coercion Test” to be used which says that public […]

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Pro-life group aims to create “states of refuge”

by Matt Lacy – A pro-life organization has announced a new way to stop abortion using existing laws and creating “states of refuge.” Operation Save America states it “unabashedly takes up the cause of preborn children in the name of Jesus Chirst.” The group says it is embarking on a goal of having abortion free […]

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Group draws line in sand over San Diego cross

by Peter Grady – In asking the Supreme Court to intervene in a case over a war memorial, a legal group says if atheists prevail then no war memorial will be safe. The issue involves the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross in San Diego which was erected over 50 years ago to honor soldiers who […]

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