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More deaths are coming as Democrats and Cartels spend for power.

Craig Masters Imagine you are walking along in your neighborhood with your young child. Maybe you are on your way home from a day at kindergarten. Your conversation is mostly one-sided as you listen to the excitement of the new … Continue reading

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Gun Ownership and Murder rates offensive to Democrats

by Craig Masters From a source most democrat politicians trust more than any other document comes a serious international study on the relationship between restrictive gun laws and murder rates. The Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy (Vol.30, no.2) … Continue reading

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TABOR may cause taxpayers to get refund over pot sales

By Jack Minor –   An amendment to the Colorado Constitution that lawmakers want repealed could result in individual taxpayers receiving money from the state over taxes on marijuana following its legalization in 2012.   When voters approved the legalization … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Dems kill bill preventing public aid cards at pot shops, strip clubs

In what could be an early sign that Democrats are planning on continuing to push their liberal agenda again this year, a bill that would have prohibited state residents from using ATMs in Colorado marijuana dispensaries and strip clubs was … Continue reading

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Parody piece on Colo. Marijuana Deaths goes viral 75 years after “War of the Worlds” braodcast

Over 75 years after a radio broadcast through America into a panic over a fictional Martian invasion, a spoof piece showed achieved a similar thing by causing people to believe scores of people had died from pot overdoses.   The … Continue reading

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Having empty container in car gets man arrested

In what has been called a further erosion of the Fourth Amendment, civil libertarian groups are blasting a recent arrest by Ohio police of a driver who had a compartment in his car that could possibly be used to store … Continue reading

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Colorado pot flooding nearby states

Brush News Tribune — Marijuana is flowing into the black market and out of Colorado in greater quantities than ever before, law enforcement officials say.   It’s going by car and by bus. It’s being packed up and shipped through … Continue reading

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Fort Collins council supports delay on marijuana businesses

Coloradoan — Retail marijuana stores won’t be allowed in Fort Collins soon, but their opening dates may not be as far off as expected.   The Fort Collins City Council on Tuesday gave initial approval to an ordinance that would … Continue reading

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Justice Department will not challenge state marijuana laws

Coloradoan — The Justice Department will not attempt to challenge state laws that allow for the medical and recreational use of marijuana as long as the drug sales do not conflict with eight new federal enforcement priorities. Those include the … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs set to ban medical marijuana

(Coloradoan) – Colorado’s second-largest city is poised to ban recreational marijuana stores. The Colorado Springs City Council plans to vote Tuesday on allowing retail marijuana stores. Four of nine council members have said they’ll vote against retail pot, and even … 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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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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CU Marijuana case is only the beginning

by Craig Masters Although the details of how Colorado will control the legalization of marijuana are yet to be written, the hospitalization of victims has already begun. A CU Bolder professor and some students were recently poisoned by a couple … Continue reading

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Buck defends continuing prosecution of marijuana users

by Jack Minor –   Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck has defended his decision to continue prosecuting marijuana users saying despite passage of an amendment legalizing the drug’s use, it is currently still illegal and he has a duty … Continue reading

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Border agent jailed for raising drug smuggler’s arms

Jesus Diaz Jr. by Jack Minor – A Border Patrol agent is currently serving a two-year sentence in solitary confinement for raising the arms of a drug smuggler during his arrest. On October 16, 2008, at 2 a.m. Jesus Diaz, … Continue reading

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Court “nullifies” 4th Amendment protections going back to Magna Carta

by Jack Minor  –    Two Supreme Courts have issued rulings that civil libertarians say effectively nullify the 4th Amendment. One of those rulings overturns rights dating back to the Magna Carta.  Nat Hentoff expressed alarm over both an Indiana … Continue reading

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A high those under 18 can legally buy

A synthetic form of marijuana has hit the streets and has been found in our schools. Known as “Spice,” “Mr.Smiley,” or “Black mambo” this herb is purchased at many local convenience stores for around twenty dollars. It is marketed as … Continue reading

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Council votes to smoke out Marijuana in Greeley

By Vanessa Dominguez 93,000 people in Colorado applied for a medical marijuana license last year in Colorado. Contrary to what many think is as trendy as the Starbucks wave,  law enforcement and city officials view medical marijuana dispensaries as creating … Continue reading

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One of Weld’s 10 Most Wanted now warns teens against the destructive lifestyle

Photos and Story By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette Less than one year ago, Isaac Garcia was on “Weld County’s 10 Most Wanted” list. Now the 24 year old spends time talking with students at local high schools about … Continue reading

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