Posts Tagged ‘member’

TSD Teachers’ behavior criticized by State Senator

by Craig Masters At the March 19, meeting of the Thompson School District Board of Education a notable observer, State Senator Kevin Lundberg, was in the audience. After witnessing first hand the disgraceful behavior of too many district teachers, Senator Lundberg was moved to post his comments online and send them out in emails. Below […]

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Fireworks in Congress following Lerner’s invoking the Fifth

By Jack Minor –   Any hope of getting answers from the woman at the height of the IRS scandal regarding the targeting of conservative groups were not only dashed, but the hearing was highly contentious after Democrat Elijah Cummings railed at Republican attempts to find answers.   Last year former IRS official Lois Lerner […]

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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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Intelligence officials warn Obamacare website possible victim of “commie plot”

By Jack Minor –   Just when it seemed as if things couldn’t get any worse for the website for President Obama’s signature healthcare legislation, U.S. intelligence officials are not issuing a warning that HelthCare.gov network could be infected with malicious software from a country that was a former member of the USSR during the […]

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White man indicted for “knockout game” while official downplay Black attacks

By Jack Minor –     A white man from Houston has received the dubious honor of being the first person indicted on a hate crime charge for engaging in what has been called the “knockout game.”   Last week, a federal grand jury indicted 27 year old Conrad Alvin Barrett on hate crime charges […]

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Kindergarten boys now able to use girls restrooms in California

A new day has dawned for boys and girls in California schools as 2014 begins with them now being able to decide to use whichever restroom they want, regardless of how uncomfortable it may make members of the opposite sex feel.   Under the new law, children in grades K-12 are able to use whichever […]

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IRS backs down from invasive requirements on Veterans groups

Once again America’s veterans have showed the rest of the public that standing up can make a difference, this time against one of the most feared agencies in the country, the Internal Revenue Service.   In August the IRS had issued a rule requiring veterans service groups such as the American Legion to turn over […]

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The World asks, “Will Obama finish the job his rebels haven’t?”

by Craig Masters After another speech of questionable truths, Obama plays a round of golf, and the world braces for an expanding war – perhaps the worst yet. Why? Is this Obama’s game plan for one world government with him as a major player? Will Israel use nukes to go down in a blaze of […]

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Colorado anti-gun legislator accused of assault and battery

by Craig Masters In a recent example of abuse of power, physical and mental abuse, and the misuse of the legal system to intimidate any opposition point of view, Colorado congresswoman Cheri Gerou (rino – hd 25) has clearly crossed over the line from civil to criminal behavior. The details of Gerou’s February 15th assault […]

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Parents to get information on student educational options

GREELEY – Parents of children who reside in the Greeley/ Ft. Collins area will have an opportunity to hear about the multiple educational opportunities and schooling options available to their children during an expo in June.   Local radio station, Pirate Radio 104.7 is sponsoring Education Options For Children on June 15. The event, which […]

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Iran reportedly behind Boston attack

by Peter Grady –   A former member CIA spy in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard says a source within Iranian intelligence agencies claimed the Iranian government is behind the terrorist bombing in Boston on Monday.   According to Reza Kahlili, who writes for WND, his source said not only was the Iranian government behind the […]

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Wall Street, Main Street Do Not Agree

by Mike McCune —   The jobs report for February came in nicely and Wall Street cheered. Meanwhile the January jobs report was slashed by 25% from a gain of 157,000 to 119,000 and Wall Street yawned.   That is because the deceit must be maintained. According to Washington, America has been in a recovery since […]

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Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan

Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan   by Peter Grady –   A Greeley church with a history of helping local police and firefighters has now expanded its ministry by raising money to provide one of its former church members and his fellow soldiers in Afghanistan with personal equipment needed to help […]

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Learning about 2nd Congressional Dist. Rep.Jared Polis

By Craig Masters Many constituents in the Colorado 2nd Congressional District may have received representative Jared Polis’ email this week in support of Obama’s immigration reforms. He opens his plea for support with a short story of his great-grandparents, Bertha and Mendel Polis, immigrating “After living under the terror and persecution of the Tzar and […]

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Defense Secretary orders major changes in combat teams

By Craig Masters Political commentator and best selling author, Phyllis Schafly, has called outgoing Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, a coward for making the announcement he has decided to strike down the 1994 Combat Exclusion Law and then running for the Pentagon’s exit doors. But in his last few weeks in office he also made […]

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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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Who will speak for Greeley’s children?

by Craig Masters Mired in the muck at the bottom of the learning well, Greeley students continue to suffer while a truly inept superintendent fiddles on her golden fiddle. Why do the parents of district 6 students continue to accept the situation? There has been a lot of talk this week about protecting the children. […]

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District 6 plunges to “priority improvement” status under Lang’s leadership

by Peter Grady –   District 6 announced a shocking bit of news Monday evening when it was revealed that the educational program under Superintendent Ranelle Lang has resulted in the Greeley-Evans school district being dropped to one step from the bottom of the state accreditation list.   At Monday’s board meeting it was revealed […]

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District 6 has history of not being wise stewards of their finances

by Brett Reese —     I asked the editor of the Northern Colorado Gazette to reprint my letter of Feb 2011 to help us all decide whether or not to trust this administration…   As easy and fun as it would be to air out the many silly antics my colleagues on the Greeley/Evans […]

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Benghazi becoming rerun of “Fast and Furious”

by Peter Grady –   Congressman Darrell Issa’s investigation of the events surrounding the Benghazi attack which killed a U.S. Ambassador and three other Americans appears to be playing out like a rerun of the Fast and Furious investigation.   Issa, who chairs the House Oversight Committee, has been conducting a series of events into […]

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Young campaign accused of excluding clergy from debates

by Jack Minor –   The House District 50 race took an interesting turn last week when claims surfaced that Democratic Dave Young’s campaign has taken a position that members of the clergy should not be allowed to moderate political debates.   During Wednesday’s debate local resident, Gunter Hess, asked a question that appeared to […]

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Bond issue good deal for taxpayers

by Scott Rankin — Whenever I hear about a tax increase being proposed, I usually cringe.  My immediate reaction is that I already pay too much in taxes, especially to the federal government. After gaining my composure, I typically ask what the tax is for, and how much it is going to cost me. In […]

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Obama speaks out against film showing at Carmike

by Peter Grady –   The Obama campaign has spoken out against a film currently being shown in Greeley, saying  it distorts the president’s  record and world view.   The film “2016: Obama’s America,” which is currently showing at the Carmike theater in Greeley is directed by scholar and author Dinesh D’Souza.  The documentary film […]

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District “number ban” based on experience

by Jack Minor –   While the Greeley/Evans School District’s policy on banning certain numbers being displayed, including 18, which is the number of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, officials said the reasoning is actually based on experience.   The dress code for district schools prohibits team jerseys or belt buckles with the numbers 13, […]

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Weld Food Bank celebrates 30 year anniversary

GREELEY, September 7, 2012 —  This year marks the 30th year Weld Food Bank has been working to alleviate hunger in Weld County.  In that time, Weld Food Bank has distributed 88 million pounds of food to hungry residents of the county.  To celebrate both the community and their generous community partners, Weld Food Bank […]

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Journey church provides help to John Evans middle school

by Jack Minor –   In an example how individuals, rather than government funding can help our local schools, members of a local church recently helped John Evans middle school prepare for the upcoming school year.   At Monday’s special board meeting, District Superintendent Ranelle Lang read from an e-mail noting how Journey Christian Church […]

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Media wrongly claims Aurora shooter tea party member

by Jack Minor –   Following the tragic shooting by an armed gunman at a showing of the new Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises,” the news media wasted no time in claiming the shooter was a Republican who was a member of a tea party group.   The suspect James Holmes opened fire on […]

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Obama reduced to begging for funds

by Peter Grady –   President Obama has apparently been  reduced to begging for funds, marking a sharp contrast to his last election.   In an urgent appeal sent out to supporters Tuesday, Obama said in an e-mail, “I will be outspent.”   He went on to say he was not referring to the so-called […]

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Govt. considers banning popcorn, milk

by Matt Lacy  –     Following earlier reports that the city of New York was considering banning soft drinks over 12 ounces, a panel hand-picked by Mayor Michael Bloomberg is considering banning other food items as well.   At a Tuesday meeting in Queens, the New York City Board of Health agreed to start […]

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Iowa-Neb. NAACP leader resigns over “gay marriage” issue

Following the NAACP’s endorsement of “gay” marriage, the head of the Iowa and Nebraska branches of the organization has tendered his resignation over the issue.     Keith Ratliff Sr.,pastor of Maple Street Missionary Baptist Church in Des Moines, Iowa, said he made the decision to resign from the National Association for the Advancement of […]

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Abortion clinics agree to illegal sex-selective abortion

by Matt Lacy –   Democrats who recently voted against a bill that would have outlawed abortions based on a child’s sex or race claimed the legislation was unnecessary, however an undercover video reveals that there are abortion clinics that will actually break the law to provide such procedures.   Live Action, which conducts undercover […]

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Greeley gang member gets 40 years for attempted murder of teen

by Matt Lacy –   GREELEY— Gang member Jacob Vigil was sentenced to 40 years in prison today in Weld County District Court for his role in stabbing a 17 year old teenager. The stabbing took place on July 3, 2011 when Vigil, along with Alexander Ramirez, Javod Montoya-Gomez and James Mungia attacked and inflicted […]

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“Gay” marriage is legal in all 50 states

by Jack Minor — Evangelical Lutherans in the St. Paul, Minnesota area went on record against changing the Minnesota Constitution to define marriage as a union between a man and woman.   The Saint Paul Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America overwhelmingly passed a resolution to publicly oppose the marriage amendment at […]

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School Board member tells public – it’s none of their business

a commentary by Craig Masters Nancy Rumfelt stepped to the podium at the Wednesday meeting of the Thompson School District Board of Education and the standing room crowd of teachers was dead quiet. The main item on the agenda was the approval of the new contract with the Thompson Education Association and Rumfelt was there […]

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