Posts Tagged ‘list’

NoCoGazette – smarter readers better news from a Simpler Time

by Craig Masters While regular readers of the Northern Colorado Gazette don’t always agree with the opinion pieces, they always trust that the news is reported with minimum bias. We don’t have to report stories we might not like or want to give exposure. If an article is under our opinion column, it is more often [...]

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The Communist States of America

By Matt Barber A preferred ploy of left-wing change agents is to ridicule critics when they point out the undeniable parallels between the goals of today’s “progressive” movement, to include the Democratic Party in general, and the goals of the early, and very much still alive, communist movement. If, for instance, one mentions the historical [...]

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AZ reporter reveals White House press briefings staged

By Jack Minor –   It has become a modern staple of American life, the White House daily press briefing where people see the various reporters present attempt to raise their hand in an attempt to be called upon to ask a question. However, a shocking report by a CBS reporter from Arizona reveals that [...]

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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 Obamacare.   Part of Obamacare provides subsidies for low-income people to help them cover out [...]

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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 rules anyway.   “Guess what the IRS did this week?” Cleta Mitchell asked. “At 4:55 [...]

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Colorado pot legalization could open doors for cartels

By Jack Minor –   Supporters of legalizing marijuana have argued that one of the benefits is that it would lower crime by putting suppliers out of business, however they failed to realize that those profiting from the illicit drug trade had no intention of meekly giving up a lucrative business.   Last week USA [...]

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Media giant debating building national database of gun owners

By Jack Minor –   Supporters of the Second Amendment who have longed complained that universal background checks would simply provide a list of firearms owners in the event of gun confiscation received a little more ammo for their cause when it was revealed that a major media conglomerate is considering building its own national [...]

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2013 Volkswagen CC R-Line FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

Volkswagen’s CC is a derivative of the Passat sedan that has existed in one form or another for 40 years.  The CC was introduced as a 2009 model and was first viewed at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.  With the same wheelbase as the Passat (106.7”), the CC is an inch [...]

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2014 Buick LaCrosse FWD 1SL Sedan

For 2014, Buick has made a number of modifications to the popular LaCrosse, including a waterfall grill, new front fascia, redesigned head and tail lights, built-in trunk spoiler, and active lower grill shutters for enhanced fuel economy.  Last week I tested such a car, a 1SL “Leather package” equipped four-door in Champagne Silver Metallic with [...]

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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 most advanced avionics in the sky. Then spend another $11.7million on customized controls to enable [...]

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Syrian conflict – Is U.S. on both sides?

by Craig Masters On April 23, the Gazette published an article which included this statement: Israeli security forces have determined with what they describe as nearly 100% certainty that the Syrian government forces, under the direction of President Bashar al-Assad, have used chemical weapons against U.S. supplied Muslim Brotherhood affiliated rebel forces. In light of [...]

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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 Mission America said the push for equal rights for pedophiles will become more common as [...]

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Was Barack Obama Created by Witness Protection?

by Mike McCune –   The list of misdeeds by the Obama Administration and the manner in which he is absolving himself of any knowledge should come as no surprise. Barack Hussein Obama demonstrated the same kind of there-but-not-there-ability from birth, that is why his past is a closed door.   Wayne Allyn Root, a [...]

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Weld freshman noted for conservative stance

By Jack Minor –   Freshman state legislators from Weld County have said they are honored to have the distinction of being known among the most conservative elected officials at the state house.   A recent column in the Denver Post by Tim Hoover  titled Colorado Democrats’ voting bloc reigns in the 2013 legislative session [...]

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NAACP head says IRS justified in singling out conservative groups

by Peter Grady –   While there has been bipartisan outrage and concern over revelations the IRS has been singling out conservative groups for extra scrutiny, a former head  of the NAACP has praised the move saying it was perfectly legitimate to single out such groups.   “I think it’s entirely legitimate to look at the tea [...]

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Gardner to IRS: You will be held accountable

WASHINGTON D.C. – Furious over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups seeking non-profit status, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) is demanding answers and offering to help affected groups in Colorado that were unfairly singled out.    In a letter to the IRS, Gardner demanded to know how many Colorado groups were targeted and asked for [...]

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Army told evangelicals #1 religious extremist threat

by Jack Minor –   Soldiers in the U.S. military have been told in a training briefing that  evangelical Christians are the No. 1 extremist threat to America – ahead of  groups like the Muslim Brotherhood, KKK, Nation of Islam, al-Qaida, Hamas and  others.   “Men and women of faith who have served the Army [...]

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Adultery joins list of Democrat approved behaviors.

By Craig Masters Denver, March 22, 2013 The political party that forced into law the mandatory acceptance of the sexual behavior of homosexuals now claims it wants to stay out of people’s bedrooms! Democrats who sponsored the bill to legalize adultery claimed that is their position. But the very opposite seems to be the case [...]

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“Soul, Man” 2013 Kia Soul! Compact FWD Sedan

When I asked the press fleet manager what kind of vehicle was coming here for testing this week, he answered, “Soul, man”, and it brought to mind one of my favorite old songs by Sam & Dave – “Soul Man”.  It was co-written by Isaac Hayes, of “Shaft” fame, who noticed during a television newscast [...]

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Do as I say and Not as I do, 7 year old Suspended for imaginary grenade

LOVELAND — A second grade student at Mary Blair Elementary here in Thompson School District, has been suspended for using his imagination and playing a game where he will “rescue the world” the with an imaginary grenade which is prohibited per their list of “absolutes.”   While the school has a zero tolerance for violations [...]

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Judicial Watch releases its Ten Most Wanted list

by Craig Masters Judicial Watch is an independent conservative watchdog group fighting for accountability of government officials at the federal level since 1994. Judicial Watch’s mission is to fight public corruption. In 2013 that means they will be fighting radical power grabs, corruption, and above all else, the compulsive secrecy of the Obama administration. Over [...]

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Tribune takes Greeley voters to the woodshed over District 6 scores

by Peter Grady –   The head of a local political organization has taken issue with a recent editorial by the Greeley Tribune placing the blame for low test scores on voters.   In a recent editorial, District 6 needs everyone’s help,  the Greeley Tribune said residents who want to blame Superintendent Ranelle Lang’s leadership [...]

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2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD 4-Door Sedan

    This white little Swedish number was waiting for Ruth and me at DIA upon our return from Chicago last week.  In Latin, the word Volvo means “I roll”, so we rolled up to Greeley, and I was forced to familiarize myself with the controls in the dark (late arrival).  This was my third Volvo to [...]

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Healthy habits for going back to school

WELD COUNTY, CO – Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment offers health tips to students who will be heading back to school after summer vacation to keep them healthy.   School supplies: check.  New backpack: check.  Haircut: check.  But what about healthy habits?  While students think about back-to-school shopping, new teachers, and homework, [...]

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Muslims accused of playing victim card over Sikh shooting

by Matt Lacy –   An expert on Islamic Jihad says the recent attempts by Muslim groups to portray the tragic murders at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin as an anti-Muslim attack is hypocritical considering the long history of Muslim persecution against the group.   Following the shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, [...]

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Evans Senior Center 7/22/2012

Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger   Next dining around with Donn and Bev will be to the Little Bear Inn north of Cheyenne on Wednesday, July 25th leaving Evans at 3:40 p.m.   Cost for transportation is $10.00 with dinner on your own.   You may sign up at the Rec Desk at the Evans Community [...]

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Evan Senior Center 7/8/2012

CALLING ALL VETS….Our next meeting will be August 4th at the Golden Corral in Evans/Greeley at 7:30 a.m.   Come and join us for fellowship, fun and breakfast. Since our caterer for Friday lunch will be out of town on the third Friday in July or July 20th to be exact so we will not have [...]

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Weak Housing Market Extends Recovery Road

by Mike McCune   You have probably heard little from the housing market recently. Didn’t you know the housing market had “hit bottom” according to many Wall Street analysts and was no longer a concern?   Not so fast with all the loose talk of bottoming and rebounding. The housing market is still discovering new [...]

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Calif. Prop. 8 headed to Supreme Court

by Matt Lacy –   Following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals  rejection of an appeal that overturned California’s constitutional amendment declaring marriage to be between a man and woman, the issue finally appears to be headed for the United States Supreme Court. “It’s not surprising that only three of the 25 judges who could [...]

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Garden-In-A-Box Program Ends June 5

GREELEY- The City of Greeley Water Conservation Program is sponsoring a Garden-In-A-Box sale. Orders must be made by June 5, for pre-planned and affordable Xeriscape gardens. Greeley residents receive $25 off the list price of the xeric gardens.   The City of Greeley is sponsoring the Garden-In-A-Box program offered by the Center for ReSource Conservation, [...]

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GPS tracking reveals Bible balloons landing in North Korea

by Jack Minor –   In an example how “the word of God is not bound” a Korean-American NGO that launches Bibles and gospel flyers into North Korea 70-80 times a year has said it now has proof the balloons are in fact reaching their target. By using GPS tracking devices overlaid onto Google maps, [...]

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“Summer in the City” – 2012 Buick Verano 1SL

One of my favorite 60’s hits ever was so named and performed by the Lovin’ Spoonful, the pop-rock jug band of “Do You Believe in Magic” fame.  It was written by band leader John Sebastian’s brother Mark and Steve Boone.  The song reached number one in the Billboard 100 list in August of 1966 and [...]

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Obama quotes first murderer to justify social programs

by Peter Grady – In a campaign speech in Vermont on Friday, President Barack Obama quoted the first murderer to argue for several policies involving what some have said amounts to government transferring wealth from one group of citizens to another. While addressing a crowd of supporters at the University of Vermont last Friday, Obama [...]

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Republicans hold county assemblies across Colorado

by Craig Masters Saturday marked the second of the Republican Party’s major statewide election events. County assemblies were held across Colorado to nominate candidates for state house and senate offices as well as conducting a host of other party business. In Weld County, delegates voted on 17 resolutions which, if adopted, are submitted to the [...]

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“Paint It, Black” – 2012 Toyota Camry SE Sedan

          Admit it; you thought the name of Mick Jagger’s old smash hit song was “Painted Black.”  Well, at least I did.  And, in fact, the song lyrics include the phrase, “painted black” on seven different occasions.  Jagger and Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones) wrote the song and gave it the [...]

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