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A eulogy to the Declaration of Independence

by Craig Masters As the United States continues its downward spiral toward less and less freedom and more and more government control over every aspect of our lives, it seems fitting to celebrate this coming Independence Day by remembering a … Continue reading

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Women won’t need to be combat fighters.

by Craig Masters The subject line of this week’s military newsletter read: “17% of Marines Would Leave Over Women in Combat.” With the approval of the transfer to China of defense critical battery technology, our defense department spent millions of … Continue reading

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Greeley Police to get AED’s in patrol cars

GREELEY — In late September, 2012, Greeley Police will begin deploying AEDs, (Automated External Defibrillators) in many of their patrol cars.  The AEDs were purchased, in part, by a grant obtained by the Greeley Fire Department.   “We believe the … Continue reading

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Homeland Security to unsubscribe to ‘unnecessary’ magazines says Secretary Napolitano

by Craig Masters According to the web site CBP.gov, the US Border Patrol agents received about $331million in overtime in 2011. That amount is more than double the 2006 level of roughly $156million. The total overtime for border agents grew … Continue reading

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DHS orders border patrol to stop transportation checks

    by Jack Minor –   In yet another sign of lax enforcement on the border, the Department of Homeland Security has instructed Border Patrol agents to stop conducting random searches of vehicles at transportation hubs.   Prior to … Continue reading

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Border agent jailed for raising drug smuggler’s arms

Jesus Diaz Jr. by Jack Minor – A Border Patrol agent is currently serving a two-year sentence in solitary confinement for raising the arms of a drug smuggler during his arrest. On October 16, 2008, at 2 a.m. Jesus Diaz, … Continue reading

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Occupy Denver protest turns violent for Gazette reporter

Greeley Gazette reporter, Craig Masters, found coverage of the protest in Denver Saturday evening to be more personal than usual. Police moved to clear the intersection of Broadway and 14th streets using batons to persuade the defiant protestors to return … Continue reading

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Tancredo calls for Napolitano to resign for bean bag incident

by Jack Minor   Tom Tancredo has been outspoken about current administration policy along the Mexican border. He has called for the resignation of Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, following an armed fight along the border where agents were ordered to use … Continue reading

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More than just a dogcatcher: Animal Control Officers assist patrol officers

By Jack Minor Animal Control Officers are often categorized as simply dogcatchers. Police Chief Jerry Garner says that is what they used to be, but over the years they have become so much more. A recent ride-along illustrated that Animal … Continue reading

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Why so many Police cars?

By Jack Minor Drivers in the Evans/Greeley area have commented for several weeks on the apparent increased number of traffic officers on the roads. Are the police departments engaged in a new traffic campaign? Are, as some have suggested, the … Continue reading

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