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High court rules in favor of religious freedom

In a 5 to 4 decision, the Supreme Court today ruled that closely held corporations, in this case Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties, are excluded from Obamacare’s mandate that employers must provide birth control for their employees. Justice Samuel … Continue reading

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Did Obama lie to the Pope about religious liberty under Obamacare?

By Jack Minor –   While news media outlets have been focusing on President Obama’s meeting with the Pope by discussing the contradiction between the White House and Vatican officials over what was discussed, another more important question to the … 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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Lawmaker pushes gun control bill using technology that doesn’t exist

By Jack Minor –     In a new twist on the gun control issue a Democratic senator from Massachusetts wants to mandate guns be sold with technology that doesn’t exist.   Sen. Edward Markey introduced a gun control bill … Continue reading

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2014 bringing new taxes on many Americans

Moving into 2014 and the mid-term elections, the Democrats have another obstacle to overcome as 2014 is currently expected to contain over $54 billion in tax increases in addition to their voting for the largest middle class tax hike in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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No Joke: Obamacare hotline # 1-800-F**KYO

By Matt Lacy –   Individuals wondering whether the Obama administration is truly willing to listen to their concerns when it comes to their health care appear to have their answer with the government’s new Obamacare healthcare hotline which is … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz, Liberty Counsel’s Got Your Flank

By Matt Barber —   With his inspirational and unprecedented show of leadership on the floor of the U.S. Senate this past week, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, made hundreds of enemies in Washington. But more importantly, he made millions of … Continue reading

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Republicans demand one year extension of Obamacare individual mandate

New York Times – House Republican leaders shifted the budget battle on Thursday to a potentially more consequential fight over raising the government’s borrowing limit, rolling out conditions for a debt-ceiling increase pulled from three years of frustration over efforts … Continue reading

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Two Judges rule against Obama / Reid

by Craig Masters In the state where card games are big money, two Nevada judges have called a spade a spade in ruling that Obama does not have the Constitutional authority to change law to suit his political agenda. This … Continue reading

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Administration Obama postpones “train wreck” until after 2014 election

by Jack Minor –   Following an announcement by the Obama administration that they would be postponing enforcement of Obamacare’s employer mandate questions have arisen as to whether the president has the authority to do so.   The Affordable Care … Continue reading

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Former CO Sen. files suit against Obamacare abortion drug mandate

A former Colorado Senator from the Reagan era who has already been a party to one lawsuit against Obamacare’s abortion mandate has filed a second lawsuit, this time over a home mortgage company that he owns.   Bill Armstrong, a … Continue reading

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Washington’s balanced approach: $41 in taxes for $1 in spending cuts

by Jack Minor –   In a last minute fiscal cliff deal that will raise taxes on over 77 percent of Americans, the definition of compromise and balance in Washington means increasing revenue by significant amounts relative to spending cuts. … Continue reading

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Unanimous: Obama gets secession petitions from all 50 states

by Matt Lacy –   Hawaiian residents have also filed a secession petition with the Obama administration, effectively making the requests unanimous among all 50 states.   The petitions have been filed on the White House web site under “We … Continue reading

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Colorado,21 other states calling for secession following Obama reelection

  by Matt Lacy –   Colorado along with 21 other states have filed a petition with the administration requesting the right to secede from the United States and form a new government following President Obama’s reelection last week.   … Continue reading

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House 50 candidates show different views on regulations, Constitution

by Jack Minor –   During last week’s debates the two candidates for House District 50 revealed a stark contrast on the Constitution and helping small businesses with excessive regulation.   “Skip” Carlson, a small business owner, said the hindrance … 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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Denver business strikes blow against Obamacare

by Matt Lacy –   A local employer in Denver has dealt a blow to requirement’s by the administration that religious employers be forced to provide abortion inducing birth control drugs to employees regardless of the employer’s religious objections.   … Continue reading

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Obama campaign runs deficit in June

by Peter Grady –   Recent e-mails sent out by  Obama and his campaign begging for funds appear to have been justified with new reports showing in June the campaign spent more than it took in.   The campaign has … Continue reading

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Physicians group to host forum explaining ramifications of Obamacare

Vecchio by Jack Minor –   GREELEY- The local head of a physician’s organization dedicated to the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship will be speaking at a meeting to discuss the ramifications of Obamacare on individual Americans and how it will affect … Continue reading

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Supreme Court disapproval reaches new high following ObamaCare ruling

by Matt Lacy –   Following the Supreme Court’s upholding of ObamaCare, negative opinions about the court has reached an all-time high.   When the ruling upholding ObamaCare was upheld, a large segment of the population, including members of the … Continue reading

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Romney called racist for getting booed by NAACP

by Matt Lacy –   In an interesting twist, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been accused of racism for being booed while speaking at the NAACP convention.   Appearing at the organization’s annual convention Romney’s message appeared to be … Continue reading

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Colorado Attorney General Suthers releases statement on ‘Obamacare’

by Craig Masters Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, “I am disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Colorado and its fellow states. We have a fundamental interest in protecting state authority and individual rights in the face of the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Kansas latest battleground over LGBT issue

by Matt Lacy — Kansas has now become the latest battleground state for special rights for homosexuals and cross-dressers. Human Relations Commissions and/or homosexual activists in Lawrence, Hutchinson, Salina, Wichita and Pittsburg have asked city governments to add “sexual orientation” … Continue reading

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Fed pool rules could cost Greeley $28,000

by Jack Minor – The city of Greeley is poised to spend up to $28,000 to install wheelchair lifts at its pool facilities in order to comply with the Obama administration’s new interpretation of rules it issued two years ago. … Continue reading

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Terrible 10 of ObamaCare, think tank says public has good reason to oppose legislation

by Matt Lacy — While much of the reporting critical of the president’s health care plan has focused on the individual mandate, The Heritage Foundation has issued a new report called “The 10 terrible provisions of Obama care that you … Continue reading

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Obama care to feature mandatory premiums for abortion

by Matt Lacy — A brief filed with the Supreme Court opposing ObamaCare reveals that in addition to forcing Americans to purchase health insurance or face a fine, they must also pay a surcharge to fund abortions. The brief was … Continue reading

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Iraqi Christians express concerns over U.S. pullout

by Matt Lacy – While President Obama boasted that Iraq is stable amidst the withdrawal of all U.S. forces, Christians in the country fear that is far from the truth. Speaking at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Obama told troops that … Continue reading

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Supremes to hear cases involving Obamacare

by Jack Minor — On Monday the Supreme Court announced it would hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s healthcare proposal. The arguments for the case will be heard in March and a ruling could be issued sometime … Continue reading

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Colorado’s health care exchange will not stop federal takeover

by Jack Minor – A conservative think tank has warned that federal regulations will ultimately give them power of a state’s health care, even for those states, such as Colorado that have authorized health insurance exchanges. Diane Cohen, senior attorney … Continue reading

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Government requires Comcast to provide District 6 children low cost internet, computers

  by Jack Minor – As part of a merger with NBC approved earlier this year, the government has required Comcast to  begin providing high speed internet and laptops to low income children in District 6. The program, Internet Essentials, … Continue reading

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Republican debate shows Tea Party here to stay

  by Jack Minor – The first ever Tea Party-sponsored debate showed the group is here to stay. During Monday’s event, candidates answered specific policy questions on everything from the economy to Obamacare and social security reform. The Monday evening debate … Continue reading

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Victory for Colorado: Appeals Court rules Obamacare unconstitutional

by Jack Minor  —   In a lawsuit filed by Colorado and 25 other states, a court has ruled that the President’s healthcare law forcing Americans to purchase medical insurance is unconstitutional. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision against … Continue reading

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Obama threatens to veto only plan that could preserve government bond rating

    by Jack Minor   President Obama threatened to veto the only debt-reduction proposal that meets Moody’s criteria for avoiding a negative outlook of the U.S. triple-A rating.   Earlier yesterday, President Obama praised the “gang of six”, a … Continue reading

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