Tag Archives: Massachusetts

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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Romney’s “homosexual problem”

by Jack Minor —   While Mitt Romney may be the presumptive GOP nominee for president, he still has credibility issues with evangelical and conservative voters and a statement of over the weekend did nothing to help assuage their concerns. Romney has … Continue reading

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Massachusetts school learns, “don’t mess with God”

by Jack Minor —   A Massachusetts elementary school that believed it would prevent people from being offended by removing the word, “God” from a well-known patriotic anthem written by Lee Greenwood achieved just the opposite result. The Stall Brook … Continue reading

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Evangelicals looking for reason to vote for Romney

by Peter Grady —   Now that Rick Santorum has dropped out of the presidential race, Christian conservatives and evangelicals are now slowly beginning to rally behind Mitt Romney based on their shared opposition to the current occupier of the … Continue reading

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Religious voters key to Santorum’s southern victories

by Peter Grady — Demographics in yesterday’s primaries in Alabama and Mississippi reveal a sharp difference in the level of ideological support for the candidates. Presidential candidate Rick Santorum received a huge lead among voters in both states among voters … Continue reading

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Evangelical vote tightens as Perry drops out, endorses Gingrich

  by Jack Minor – Texas Governor Rick Perry announced today that he is dropping out of the race and will be endorsing former House speaker Newt Gingrich. In a press conference in Charleston, South Carolina Perry said, “”I have … Continue reading

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Romney unilaterally implemented “gay” marriage in Massachusetts

by Jack Minor – While Massachusetts is credited as the first state to permit “gay” marriages, a researcher into the issue has said the state never actually legalized the practice. During the recent Republican debates, Romney comes across as a … Continue reading

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Presidential Candidates as Tea Party Darlings

by Dr. Michelle Bellini  — First, there was Senator Jim DeMint (South Carolina) – if he was not a darling, he was the “original.” Then, it was former Governor Sarah Palin (former Alaska Governor and VP Candidate). Next came former … Continue reading

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School district petitions legislature to opt out of common education standards

by Jack Minor   A Massachusetts school committee has petitioned their legislature to opt out of Federal education standards which most states have adopted in attempt to get federal funding during lean budget times.   The Tantasqua Regional School Committee, … Continue reading

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Ballot 2010 – Part 4: Pending Amendments

Story by Jack Minor In our previous series on the ballot initiatives for this November we have discussed the amendments placed on the ballot by the legislature and Amendment 62. At the time of this article there are two amendments … Continue reading

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Colorado Ballot 2010 – The Initiatives

  By Jack Minor This election year Colorado voters will have a variety of amendments that will reduce taxes and muzzle legislators’ ability to raise taxes. Several other issues will be decided as well, including whether an individual in the … Continue reading

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Michael P. “Mike” Campbell

Michael P. “Mike” Campbell, 55, of Greeley, died April 21, 2010.  Mike was born December 7, 1954 to Paul E. and Agnes Lorraine (Walker) Campbell in Durango, Colorado. Mike graduated from Brighton High School in 1972 and after graduation he … Continue reading

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Karolynn May (Martin) Hansell

Karolynn May (Martin) Hansell October 3, 1953 – April 10, 2010 Karolynn May (Martin) Hansell, 56, died Saturday, April 10, 2010 at her home in Loveland.  She was born on October 3, 1953 in Greeley, to Raymond D. and Frances … Continue reading

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Karolynn May (Martin) Hansell

Karolynn May (Martin) Hansell October 3, 1953 – April 10, 2010 Karolynn May (Martin) Hansell, 56, died Saturday, April 10, 2010 at her home in Loveland.  She was born on October 3, 1953 in Greeley, to Raymond D. and Frances … Continue reading

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