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Cutting trees for public health and safety.

A bear bones commentary on life in the wild. Byline: S.T. Bear Why did the Evergreen man who shot two bear cubs to death recently live in Evergreen in the first place? Why shouldn’t he have been restricted to living … Continue reading

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New British invasion: US rental markets

By Jack Minor – While the Beatles were part of the initial British invasion in the 1960s, a second wave appears to be arriving as British investors have begun to look into purchasing properties in the United States. What growth … Continue reading

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An Absolute Right to Refuse Service

By Matt Barber Albert Einstein once said, “Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.” He was right. In the aftermath of the Arizona religious freedom skirmish, I have a few questions for those who would presume … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Can you Hear them NOW!

The footsteps of the boots of the coming police state. by Craig Masters The first violence and arrest of what will be many incidents to come is now in the record of the meeting of the Maryland state board of … Continue reading

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The Constitution was originally pretty good.

by Craig Masters If you are one who got a chuckle out of John Kerry calling on Russia to respect our Constitution and send Edward Snowden over here for prosecution, here is a little anecdotal law lesson. The Bill of … Continue reading

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Cooke backs Maketa over emails pressuring sheriffs to change stance on gun bills

GREELEY — Weld County Sheriff John Cooke has confirmed claims by the El Paso County sheriff that emails were sent strongly suggesting that a pay raise bill was tied to them dropping their support of the Second Amendment and stop … Continue reading

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Politician puts money where mouth is, gives money back to government

by Matt Lacy –   While many politicians talk about the need to cut spending, one Senator is putting his money where his mouth is by returning money back to the government.   Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky has returned $600,000 … Continue reading

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D.C. Eyes Retirement Accounts To Meet Expenses

Debt, public debt to be exact, is no longer a problem in America–at least according to the Democrats following their big win last week. By their accounts the Earth’s orbit has been changed so we no longer need fuel to … Continue reading

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Lang defends administrator salary, says they work more than teachers

by Jack Minor –   District 6 Superintendent Ranelle Lang has responded to criticism that a teacher who has been teaching in district classrooms for over 25 years is making less than the new communications director by saying the amount … Continue reading

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Mitt made him build his own ‘coffin?’ Are you kidding?

by Craig Masters What in the world is that poor fellow talking about when he claims Mitt Romney shut down a thriving paper factory while making $100million? Why is this ad being released with only two weeks to the election? … Continue reading

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Courts define what’s gone wrong in Italy

by Craig Masters The headline of the Christian Science Monitor caught my attention. “An Italian court sentenced scientists to jail time for not having a functioning crystal ball ahead of the 2009 earthquake in L’Aquila.” I thought there had to … Continue reading

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Rise in food stamp rolls causing problems for local revenues

by Matt Lacy –   The increase in food stamp recipients under President Obama’s economy is causing an unintended consequence as local municipalities find themselves dealing with the loss of tax revenue resulting from the purchases.   The number of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Newt, Trump call for Obama to release college transcripts

by Matt Lacy –   While the administration and leading Democrats have called for Romney to release years of tax returns, Romney supporters Donald Trump and Newt Gingrich have called on the administration to do likewise with the president’s college … Continue reading

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Weakening Oil Prices Demand Government Action

by Mike McCune —   World governments have not learned their lessons from 20th Century history. It is inevitable they will generate a conflict with “global implications” somewhere soon. The price of oil demands it.   Oil continues to fall … Continue reading

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Weak Housing Market Extends Recovery Road

by Mike McCune   You have probably heard little from the housing market recently. Didn’t you know the housing market had “hit bottom” according to many Wall Street analysts and was no longer a concern?   Not so fast with … Continue reading

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The Rant: Baby Boomers Present Huge Challenges for U.S. Economy

by Mike McCune —   Far too often in these degenerate days what passes for research is skewed because the research is biased towards the the outcome favored by entity funding the operation and the education given the researchers. As … Continue reading

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The Rant: America’s Pump Price Pain Is Pure Fed Folly

by Mike McCune —   The top headline in today’s local paper recently read “Who’s To Blame For Gas Prices?–The More We Pay At The Pump, The More We Want To Know Who Is Responsible.” There were pictures of President … Continue reading

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The Rant: Government NEET Counting Covers Economy’s Weakness

by Mike McCune — “I have sworn on the altar of god eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.”–Thomas Jefferson   Government is fond of spouting its version of the truth while forgetting the jury … Continue reading

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Obama called most “thin-skinned” president ever

by Jack Minor — A conservative media watchdog says President Barack Obama’s claim that the Fox News Channel is responsible for his low approval ratings and other political woes is “ludicrous.” “According to Politico, in journalist David Corn’s new book, … Continue reading

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The Rant — Government NEET Counting Covers Economy’s Weakness

by Mike McCune — “I have sworn on the altar of god eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.”–Thomas Jefferson   Government is fond of spouting its version of the truth while forgetting the jury … Continue reading

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The Rant – Experts Puzzled As Americans Shun Stock Markets

by Mike McCune — “I have sworn on the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.”–Thomas Jefferson The markets may reach the moon in their gravity-defying surge but Main Street American consumers … Continue reading

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Grampa’s Guide to March 8

By Craig Masters In 1900 phone companies were hiring young, unmarried women as operators. Since so many readers misunderstood or just couldn’t believe the FBI was able to “turn off” the internet, this is as simple as I can explain … Continue reading

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The Rant – Goldman Sachs Ruins Western Economy For Political, Monetary Profit

by Mike McCune —   Wall Street is moving further into the realm of weightlessness, the euro’s demise moves closer by the moment while the United States government by passing tax cuts without corresponding spending cuts pulls the noose tighter around … Continue reading

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The Rant – Tax Cut Extension Creates Jobs, Solves Employment Problem

by Mike McCune — Numbers mean nothing to Washington politicians and bureaucrats. The difference between white and black carries much more weight in our national capitol and that is why everything seems to be a similar shade of gray when it comes … Continue reading

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Transparency is the new secrecy!

Obama’s Health Czar told us very clearly: Healthcare must be redistributed. by Craig Masters The once-respected Center for Disease Control is now under the control of one of Obama’s growing number of unconfirmed czars in what Judicial Watch calls the … Continue reading

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The Rant: “U.S. in Wonderland” Or Going Down the Rabbit-Hole

     by Mike McCune   The stock markets continue to soar in early 2012–allegedly from sterling reports, European countries are finding buyers for their debt and the U.S. is peddling its debt with remarkable ease at very low interest … Continue reading

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The Rant – Reported Facts Don’t Fit In Same Puzzle

by Mike McCune — Liberal-funded New Economic Foundation made the case for a 21-hour work week late last week in a published report. That was issued the same day Forbes and Local Market Monitor, a research firm, released a report … Continue reading

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The Rant – Greenspan Speaks, American Wallets Will Get Lighter

by Mike McCune Ex-Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan opined about the impending financial collapse of the American government “on the record” Jan. 5. While he scored some point with statements like “Arithmetic demands it (change in the economy)” and “The … Continue reading

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Measles vaccine connected to autism while conservative politics causes hypocrisy

There are far too many clowns pretending to be scientists by Craig Masters Scientific American magazine reports “bad science” papers have long lasting effects; especially when they seem to support a lifestyle or point of view that excuses irresponsible behavior. In the … Continue reading

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The Rant: Middle Class Suffers Most From Political Mismanagement

by Mike McCune —   The federal government keeps pumping out the news they want you to hear, mass media seldom questions what officialdom is saying until a Solyndra-type mess occurs and the Federal Reserve keeps the whole thing afloat … Continue reading

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The Rant

by Mike McCune — Merry Christmas! Sometimes the best present anyone can receive is a good wakeup call. Earlier this month a “Rant” about the declining wealth of the average American caused a stir among readers. Some contended I had … Continue reading

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The Rant

by Mike McCune — The housing sector has long been one of the keystones of the U.S. economy. Between 2002 and 2007 there was a bubble between valuation and actual need that popped in late 2007 and became one of … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest column: by Mike McCune — It seems like every “Rant” these days is about debt, that’s because all the politicians talk about it and the markets tend to ignore it unless it is making headlines. But debt is here, every moment … Continue reading

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