Posts Tagged ‘money’

Renewable energy, oil, taxes and – huh!

by Craig Masters The coming campaigns are beginning to take shape.  As I watch the ads on television I have become confused over the basic motivation for some and the whole concept of others. Thinking I might not be the only one, I thought some of the best informed readers in the world might be [...]

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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 ideas learned in class that day and for what will come tomorrow. Suddenly you are [...]

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A “non-partisan” Scorecard – What’s in a Name

by Craig Masters Vultures – honest about what they are If you are someone who likes to think that you can tell the difference between campaign bullhockey and a report on legislators by a “non-partisan” panel of observers, interpret these grades issued to the seven U.S. Congress Representatives and the two Senators for Colorado. Rep. [...]

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Gun Sense in America speaker kicks of new Bloomberg gun grab plan

by Craig Masters The April 15, New York Times headline warns us that “Bloomberg Plans a $50 Million Challenge to the N.R.A.” The story details the announcement that the former Democrat, former Republican, former Independent, and now simply self-promoting Michael Bloomberg is planning to create a nationwide network based on lies and supported by millions [...]

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Open letter to the IRS on Tax Day

Dear IRS, Since January of last year you have taken my wages and held them, you say, for me. You tell me that this is good for me because you fear I would spend so much of the money I earned that when this day arrived, the day my taxes are due, I would not have [...]

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Maryland scrapping state exchange, Oregon’s to get investigated

By Jack Minor –   After spending $125 million of taxpayers money and just days before the March 31 deadline for Americans to purchase health insurance or face a fine the state of Maryland is throwing in the towel and abandoning its Obamacare website which has been plagued with glitches from the first day.   [...]

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Could Concord Patriots slow today’s corruption blitz?

by Craig Masters With just a little over 2 years left in his terms it appears the speed of corruption and degrees of arrogance of the Obama administration are breaking all the barriers. Americans were told the government needed to take drastic and immediate action to reform Wall Street and protect the savings of American [...]

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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 of marijuana for recreational use it was sold on the premise that all of the [...]

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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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Obama moving full speed ahead after debt ceiling raised without limits

By Jack Minor –   Now that Congress has agreed to Obama’s desire to raise the debt ceiling with no limits, he is preparing to abandon all pretense of carrying about the federal deficit and national debt and is expected to call for billions more in spending with his new budget.   President Obama is [...]

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Terrorist trial in Denver

by Craig Masters Jamshid Muhtorov is charged in Denver Federal Court as a terrorist. But, as recent as 2007, the UN supported Muhtorov’s status as a political refugee from the oppressive Uzbekistan government and the U.S., under the Bush administration, granted him legal permanent residency. This action was prompted by a massacre of protesters in the [...]

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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 killed on a party line vote on Wednesday.   The bill was sponsored by Sen. [...]

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reduced mill levy saves Weld residents money

WELD COUNTY, CO – For the 20th year, real property owners in Weld County will receive a reduction in the mill levy from Weld County government. This has resulted in a reduction of $278 million dollars from Weld County tax payers.   “The Commissioners are proud to be in the financial position to continue to [...]

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Government of the Rich, by the Rich and for the Rich: It’s Time for ‘Militant Nonviolent Resistance’

By John W. Whitehead   “[E]verywhere, “time is winding up,” in the words of one of our spirituals, “corruption in the land, people take a stand, time is winding up.”—Martin Luther King Jr. We now live in a two-tiered system of governance. There are two sets of laws: one set for the government and its [...]

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In the battle for the economy the consumer is the loser

Rising Markets, Bad Jobs Report Conflict Economy Analysis The American economy has a split personality and that spells trouble for everyone–but most particularly the bureaucratic elitists and those dependent on that system.   In the Red corner there is the soaring stock market, in the Blue corner is the continual employment woes. The market is [...]

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Amendment 66: Taxpayer con job

By Tom Tancredo – (WND) – Next week voters across Colorado will be asked to approve Amendment 66, a nearly $1 billion tax increase supposedly designed to fund smaller classrooms and better education outcomes for all kids. What’s happening in Colorado is also seen in many states and communities every year.   Surprise! It’s a [...]

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How the Other Half pays for bad bank policy

by Craig Masters The last paragraph of a recent Gazette article titled, “Chase now limiting withdrawal amounts,” was probably overlooked by most readers who only dream of having $50,000 in their checking account. But according to Alex Jones, Infowars founders, the “IRS is attempting to bar citizens from leaving the country if the agency has [...]

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Chase now limiting withdrawal amounts

New reports that Chase Bank is preparing to limit withdrawals for business customers has caused some to wonder if the bank has inside knowledge about a possible upcoming financial calamity facing the United States.   Infowars first reported that they had received copies of letters sent by Chase Bank to numerous customers with Chase BusinessSelect [...]

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LESS FUNDING + MORE MANDATES + EROSION OF LOCAL CONTROL = UNACCEPTABLE RESULTS

By Weld Commissioner Mike Freeman–   With regard to the formation of a 51st state, no issue is more important than education. A new state with new educational goals would provide our children with the schooling they deserve and a system that returns funds to classrooms and control to local school boards. In fact, the [...]

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Lawlessness – not just fashionable any more.

by Craig Masters It is mandated so we can’t really do anything about it… so say the current and want-to-be school board members all across the country when questioned about the implementation of the federal/socialists’ take over of local education. But is it true that the local schools can’t “do anything” about Common Core Curriculum [...]

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Muddy Water: Some Pray for it

By Craig Masters Water has overwhelmed us here in Northern Colorado. But in only a few days the millions of gallons and tons of mud will be eastbound and down – toward New Orleans and the salty Gulf. While we will soon be recovering and remembering, the muddy water we are so relieved to see [...]

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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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Colo. Planned Parenthood clinics shut down over costs of fighting personhood initiatives

by Jack Minor –   Planned Parenthood is closing a pair of clinics in Colorado, explaining it is short of money because of the millions of dollars it had to spend to convince voters not to approve so-called “personhood” amendments.   Pro-life groups twice have tried to pass amendments to the Colorado state constitution declaring [...]

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Is this Bizarro World?

by Craig Masters After John McCain making a fool of himself regarding the ouster from power in Egypt of the Muslim Brotherhood, is there anyone who still holds to the belief that the ‘old guard’ republican leadership has not completely sold out to their need to hold their power? Just in case you happen to [...]

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The “Two Party” system is on only One Path

by Craig Masters Politicians who label themselves as republican beling to the the majority party in the Michigan House of Representatives, the Michigan Senate; and Governor Snyder list himself as a republican. Yet as Detroit begins operating under a bankruptcy administrator, the state government of Michigan is charging blindly into billions of additional debt to finance more [...]

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Aurora VA hospital builder claims cost overrun of $1 billion

(Ft. Morgan Times) — The builder of Colorado’s troubled Veterans Affairs hospital says overruns bring the cost above $1 billion, far higher than the red ink already acknowledged, and has asked for the right to quit the project.   The dispute threatens further delays in a replacement project discussed since the late 1990s. Kiewit-Turner told [...]

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Deer Trail considering letting residents shoot down drones

By Matt Lacy –   DEER TRAIL – Town officials in Deer Trail are considering issuing hunting licenses as well as bounties to residents for shooting down unmanned government drones, ABC Denver reports.   The proposed ordinance was drafted by Phillip Steel, a Deer Trail resident who said they do not want any government drones [...]

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Wall Street Anticipates Fed’s Support

by Mike McCune –   The Federal Reserve is about to open meetings today. That explains the stock surge yesterday. Wall Street is paralyzed and needs Ben Bernanke’s unconditional support.   But a warning label came from one of the Street’s unabashed fans, Jim Cramer of Mad Money. Cramer is convinced the market will be [...]

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Trust Big Brother with just a Little more Power – and Money

by Craig Masters “It has become evident that Barack Obama’s definition of “fundamentally transforming the United States” includes Big Brother harassing selected conservatives while monitoring anyone’s email and telephone traffic. These seem to be among the surprising duties of the Internal Revenue Service and the National Security Agency (NSA), respectively.” So writes Phyllis Schlafly, conservative [...]

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Sheriff candidate says office needs to shift focus from tickets to catching bad guys

by Jack Minor –   A local law-enforcement official, who is one of the candidates in the running to replace Weld County Sheriff John Cooke says he believes the department is more concerned with raising revenue from writing traffic tickets than protecting the citizens of Weld County from dangerous fugitives.   Keith Olson, the Chief [...]

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America Gets More Empty Reports

by Mike McCune –   American market indexes reached all-time highs on April’s unemployment and jobs report today. The markets ignore corresponding reports showing service sector jobs are in retreat and factory orders showed the sharpest decline in seven months.(1)   How can the facts be reconciled?   The short answer is they can’t.   [...]

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Abortion providers now in crosshairs of trial lawyers

by Jack Minor –   In what has been called the worst child sexual abuse scandal in American history, the abortion industry could soon find itself by multiple lawsuits by trial lawyers representing hundreds of thousands of victims of statutory rape.   “The abortion lobby is engaged in a pedophile protection racket and protecting pedophiles [...]

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The Rant – “Honor” Missing From U.S. Government

by Mike McCune –     What damages America more, manipulated inflation or higher tax rates? Both pluck wealth from America at a devastating pace.   Earlier this week the President made an impassioned plea to gain support for his budget proposal. He spouted numbers and data as if he knew exactly what he was [...]

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Stockton bankruptcy, a rip in the Declaration of Independence

by Craiig Masters This week a federal judge accepted the bankruptcy of Stockton, California. earlier this year the Governor of Michigan appointed a man to totally manage the affairs of Detroit, Michigan. “Totally manage” means just what is says – the elected officials are now out of the loop in all matters regarding the operation [...]

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Bloomberg loses in Home Court contest – Will Colorado pay the legal bills ?

by Craig Masters A New York judge has placed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s marquee nanny state legislation on hold. The ruling will stop the mayor from enforcing his rules on maximum drink sizes New Yorkers would be allowed to buy in some restaurants and other outlets. Lawyers for Bloomberg and the city of New York immediately [...]

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