Posts Tagged ‘organization’

IRS may get special counsel after all

By Jack Minor –   While Attorney General Eric Holder has so far resisted demands from Congress to appoint a special prosecutor over the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups, the agency may not have dodged the bullet after all as a federal judge is calling the agency on the carpet to explain itself over the [...]

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Anonymous Republican support – bad idea

by Craig Masters As a conservative, gun toting, suv driving, hunter and strong supporter of candidates guided by a working moral compass, I have to report being sad to have received a copy of a publication clearly supporting conservative views on several key issues. The publication included several articles bearing bylines – that was good. [...]

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AP photo smears Trail Life boys with “Nazi” salute pose

By Jack Minor –   A conservative organization formed as an alternative to the Boy Scouts following their decision to allow homosexual scoutmasters is outraged after the AP posted a photo suggesting the group had ties to the Hitler Youth.   “I was horrified,” said John Stemberger, chairman of the board of Trail Life USA, [...]

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IRS issues regulations making invasive questions for conservative groups permanent

By Jack Minor –   Within just a few days of closing a comment period in which the vast majority spoke out against proposed draconian restrictions on political speech by the IRS, the tax agency went ahead and issued the rules anyway.   “Guess what the IRS did this week?” Cleta Mitchell asked. “At 4:55 [...]

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Historic call for Article V convention begins to reign in federal power

By Jack Minor –   Legislators in Georgia made history on Thursday when they passed an application calling for a Constitutional Convention in an attempt to rein in a federal government that many feel is out of control and has far exceeded its authority.   The Convention of States confirmed that Georgia lawmakers overwhelmingly passed [...]

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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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FBI: Law enforcement no longer top priority

In what could be an ominous sign, the FBI has announced on their website that they are no longer focusing on law enforcement as their primary mission, but are instead joining the war on terror.   The change was noted by Foreign Policy, which shows a snapshot from the FBI’s fact sheet both before and [...]

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Supremes could decide fate of NSA spying program after conflicting rulings

Contradicting an earlier ruling last week that the NSA’s collection of data on most Americans was flagrantly unconstitutional, another judge has ruled this week that the agency has the right to collect data in order to prevent terrorist attacks.   U.S. District Judge William Pauley said in a written opinion that the NSA spying program [...]

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Obamacare supporter turned critic now being audited by IRS

In what is either a bizarre coincidence or a malicious attack, a cancer patient who publicly claimed his health insurance was cancelled because of Obamacare has suddenly found himself the subject of an audit by the IRS.   Bill Elliot, who says he is a supporter of President Obama, appeared  on Fox News’ “The Kelly [...]

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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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Al-Qaeda takes Fallujah as battle for control of country continues

The city that was one of the bloodiest battles of the American war in Iraq has now fallen to our enemies as al-Qaeda has reportedly captured the city of Fallujah.   The Washington Post is reporting that an al-Qaeda affiliated force has raised its flag over government buildings and declared an Islamic state in the [...]

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NSA planned to ask for even more power

A newly released report by former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden highlights some of the concerns that led to his releasing a series of classified documents that have proven troubling for the federal government.   A February 2012 top secret paper titled “(U) SIGINT Strategy” obtained by the New York Times lays out the [...]

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Transforming America’s Schools into Authoritarian Instruments of Compliance

By John Whitehead –   “To the degree that we take away play, we deprive children of the ability to practise adulthood, and we create people who will go through life with a sense of dependence and victimisation, a sense that there is some authority out there who is supposed to tell them what to [...]

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Financing the 51st State

By Weld County Commissioner Bill Garcia –   When discussing a 51st State, questions arise regarding finances and budgets.  An excellent point from which to begin this discussion is the findings of I-News, an arm of Rocky Mountain PBS, which prepared a study regarding fiscal aspects of a new state’s formation.  This study found the [...]

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Weld United Way 211 service connects flood recovery services, victims and volunteers

United Way of Weld County’s 2-1-1 Information & Referral Service provides access to services to people all across Weld County. In times of disaster, such as the Windsor Tornado in 2008 and the current flooding that has devastated the entire state, 2-1-1 has provided access to updated road closures, shelters and recovery information.   United [...]

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One World Treaty is NOW in senate

by Craig Masters As you read this think very hard about the massive abuse of the “good” intentions of companies getting filthy rich signing up greedy “poor” people for Obamaphones. AND think about how expensive to everyone and every company the “affordable” care act already is: even as Obama illegally postpones the real costs increases [...]

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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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Pets ‘n’ Popsicles at the Plumb Farm Learning Center

Pets ‘n’ Popsicles returns to the Plumb Farm with dozens of furry farm animals.  From August 5 – 18, a variety of domestic animals will be visiting the farm, such as goats, horses, pigs, sheep, ponies and rabbits. The event is open 10 am – 2 pm daily for the whole 2 weeks. Admission is [...]

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Language in “gay” laws setting stage for pedophilia rights

By Jack Minor –   As legislators and other government officials promote “gay” friendly laws, they are unwittingly laying the foundation for special protections for pedophiles, including the right to work with children, family advocates warn.   Linda Harvey of Mission America said the push for equal rights for pedophiles will become more common as [...]

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Larimer Humane Society turns in signatures for tax increase issue

(Ft. Collins Coloradoan) — Larimer Humane Society is one step closer to a new shelter. The local animal welfare organization submitted 18,000 signatures on a petition asking voters for a sales tax increase on the November ballot. If at least 11,300 of those signatures are deemed valid by the Larimer County Clerk & Recorder, voters [...]

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Don’t plead the 5th. Just tell the “Least Truth”

by Craig Masters General James Clapper appeared before a congressional hearing and swore an oath to tell the truth. He later admitted that, because he had previously taken another oath of secrecy, he “could not” tell the truth under oath at a public congressional hearing. But he says he tried to tell the “least truthful” [...]

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Obama IRS scandal reminiscent of Clinton regime

For the acting IRS commissioner at the heart of questions regarding the  organization’s attack campaign on conservative and Christian groups there should  be a sense of déjà vu, since he did much the same during the Clinton  administration.   Steven Miller, the outgoing IRS commissioner who headed the agency’s Services  and Enforcement Division since 2009 [...]

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Sheriffs, disabled file suit over Colo. gun laws

In a deliberate move to catch gun control activists off guard, an  organization representing Colorado sheriffs in a lawsuit over a series of  recently passed gun control laws abruptly announced the filing of the suit in  federal court today.   “We did that deliberately,” David Kopel, an attorney with the Independence  Institute, which is handling [...]

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NAACP head says IRS justified in singling out conservative groups

by Peter Grady –   While there has been bipartisan outrage and concern over revelations the IRS has been singling out conservative groups for extra scrutiny, a former head  of the NAACP has praised the move saying it was perfectly legitimate to single out such groups.   “I think it’s entirely legitimate to look at the tea [...]

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Gardner to IRS: You will be held accountable

WASHINGTON D.C. – Furious over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups seeking non-profit status, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) is demanding answers and offering to help affected groups in Colorado that were unfairly singled out.    In a letter to the IRS, Gardner demanded to know how many Colorado groups were targeted and asked for [...]

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Jury finds abortion doctor guilty of killing babies that survived abortions

by Jack Minor –   In a story largely ignored by the mainstream media, a Pennsylvania abortion doctor was found guilty on three charges of first degree murder of newborns who survived an abortion.   On Monday, a Philadelphia jury found Doctor Kermit Gosnell guilty of multiple counts of snipping the spinal columns of living [...]

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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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Lawmakers pass bill mandating schools reach out to LGBT community for sex ed curriculum

by Peter Grady – While the state was focusing on a series of gun control bills working their way through the legislature, a bill was quietly passed that requires school districts that take state money to reach out to the “gay” community for help in designing their sex education curriculum.   The legislature recently passed [...]

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Website highlights Christian persecution by being “hip”

This is not a cold building with a dusty King James Bible and an unopened  hymnal sitting on a pew. This is a ministry that tries to be tuned in to today’s world and is run by,  believe it or not, a Hollywood resident. “What separates our site from groups like Open Doors and Voice [...]

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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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Senator Hudak condemns the One Obama says should be saved

by Craig Masters During Senate Judiciary Committee hearings Monday March 4, Westminster Democrat Senator, Evie Hudak, refuted the testimony of a rape victim by introducing “statistics” that she claimed were truthful. Her statistics, she claimed, were from an organization she named as Colorado Coalition Against Gun Violence. She claimed this organization had “statistics” which indicated [...]

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Ft. Collins DBA snubs local business in favor of large media outlets

by Jack Minor –   A local radio station in Fort Collins has been told it will not be able to have a float in the local St. Patrick’s Day parade, while other stations owned by national organizations outside the state are being allowed to participate.   The Downtown Fort Collins Business Association is promoting [...]

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GOP Chairman joins panel – fields questions

by Craig Masters The question of just how to add to, and eventually replace, the aging voter base of the republican party in Colorado was the focus of much of the discussion at a meeting hosted by the Longmont Republican Women’s group Sunday evening. According to the flier distributed by the LRW, the special event [...]

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Judge blocks “gay” conversion bill

  by Jack Minor –       A federal judge has blocked enforcement of California’s “gay” conversion bill saying the bill violates the First Amendment by lacking “content and viewpoint neutrality.”       The bill, SB 1172 would ban any attempt at “conversion therapy”  on minors that would attempt to change their sexual [...]

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Obama continues his plan for Fundamental Change

by Craig Masters Tuesday December 4, is well under way in Dubai where the World Conference on International Telecommunication is now in its second week. The goal of the Conference is to take control of the internet world-wide and place that power in the hands of a United Nations bureaucracy called the International Telecommunications Union [...]

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