Posts Tagged ‘pay’

A 40 to 1 shot for schools

Every day Amendment 68 ads tell us the new casino would pay $114million dollars in first year taxes and then up to 34 % of gross revenues in the years to come. These ads certainly lead people to believe that this one casino would generate more than the $114 million for schools. But the text […]

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Voluntary taxes?

Gambling taxes are as voluntary as any tax could possibly be. The idea of allowing people to voluntarily pay taxes for school children sounds so good to so many that amendment 68 might actually have a chance of passing. Supporters are advertising that no one else will have to pay any taxes. The ads say […]

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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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EPA rules ‘Waters of the U.S.’ threatens all private property

by Craig Masters Under the EPA proposed new Waters of the U.S. rule, not one single acre in America is safe from the exact kind of federal trooper confrontation which took place this past week in Bunkerville, Nevada.  Using the concept of “protecting clean water” every dictator in history would be envious of the latest […]

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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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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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2014 bringing new taxes on many Americans

Moving into 2014 and the mid-term elections, the Democrats have another obstacle to overcome as 2014 is currently expected to contain over $54 billion in tax increases in addition to their voting for the largest middle class tax hike in American history, Obamacare.   With President Obama and congressional Democrats increasingly adopting a defiant tone […]

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Loan company spurs auto sales by catering to all credit types

All of the major Automakers are currently experiencing record sales and profits for the year, which is shaping up to be one of the best ones ever for the auto industry. However, those who took a hit in their credit scores during the Great Recession may mistakenly feel they cannot get in on the good […]

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Polis wants Obamacare exemption for wealthy ski-resort county

By Jack Minor –   Rep. Jared Polis, a Colorado Democrat who proudly voted for Obamacare is now complaining that the price tag will be too expensive for residents in his county and is asking for an exemption for his constituents.   “We will be encouraging a waiver. It will be difficult for Summit County […]

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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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Default Hits Not On Debt But Unpaid SS

By Mike McCune —   It is disheartening to discover all those anger management classes I took are wasted when I listen to what passes for new reports.   Monday morning it was the effects of the government shutdown that set me off. The government is forbidding professional fishermen from doing their job because the […]

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Feds give disaster designation to Morgan County

Fort Morgan Times –  The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday added Morgan County to its list of now 10 Colorado counties eligible for public assistance due to flooding in September. That federal disaster declaration, which was approved by President Barack Obama, was what the county needed so that public funding could become available to […]

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News you may have missed

by Craig Masters Take a $20million combat proven aircraft that can fly more than one and one-half times the speed of sound, handles more than nine times the force of gravity, carries a laundry list of weapons, and some of the most advanced avionics in the sky. Then spend another $11.7million on customized controls to enable […]

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Shredded Constitution Means We Live On Borrowed Time

By Mike McCune —   The Constitution is under mass attack by progressive politicians. For this reason alone, the best news that could happen is a government shutdown to protect this document that contains all the principles on which this civil government was established.   The Constitution, despite popular belief today, did not guarantee any group or […]

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The Rant – Job Market Data Leaves Questions

By Mike McCune —   The No. 1 paradox in the U. S. labor market today is more jobs are being listed by companies but fewer jobs are being filled.   Since June, 2010, the number of listed job openings has risen by 50%. This means for every two jobs listed in June 2010, three […]

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Fort Morgan Leprino plant safe from closure

Fort Morgan Times —  Leprino Foods Company announced last week that it made the decision to close its Ravenna, Neb. facility in early November.   This difficult but necessary decision is driven by the technological advances at other facilities, the changing milk supply situation in the region and Leprino Foods’ continuing commitment to meet its […]

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Syria Policy Will Break Our Bank

by Mike McCune —   Hosea 8:9–For they are gone up to Assyria, a wild ass alone by himself…   How irrelevant Congress has become under the Obama Administration! If they can’t decide as a group of 535, he decides for the country by himself. And we dare to call ourselves a Republic when we […]

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Online marketing helping spur economic recovery

As the US economy continues to sputter along, there does appear to be one surprising factor that is preventing it from becoming even worse, online marketing.   With the rise of the internet a new way for companies being able to make their presence known was created. In the past companies would have to advertise […]

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Crowded Prisons Might End Sentencing Tax Evaders

by Mike McCune — Eric Holder, the detestable Attorney General of the United States who selectively enforces laws and has rendered the U.S. law moot, is at it again. Holder, using cost as a factor, wants to eliminate the overly-long sentences for druggies in this country.   On this principle, economically logical, I agree with him. […]

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Bill of Rights’ Taxation in America’s Future?

by Mike McCune — All Americans are aware Obamacare would not be an issue today if the Supreme Court had not taken the curious track of deciding it was a tax and not insurance because the Internal Revenue Service was involved.   Based on the exemptions and selective enforcement installed since, the Court made a major […]

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Thousands honor Elvis on anniversary of his death

Sterling Journal Advocate — Elvis Presley fans from around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland on Thursday to pay their respects to the rock n’ roll icon with a solemn candlelight vigil on the 36th anniversary of his death.   Thousands of Presley fans carried lit candles as they walked silently through the Mediation Garden […]

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Ft. Collins police pay better than other agencies

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – Police officers in Northern Colorado get paid pretty well, with rookies typically making more than $50,000 per year. Even accounting for inflation, officers make more than ever, but they’re expected to do more than ever at a time when social media makes it increasingly easy to scrutinize them. “If you want professionals, […]

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Lawmakers celebrate law giving special tuition rates for illegals

By Jack Minor –   Lawmakers who supported Colorado’s new law allowing illegal aliens in the state to receive a lower tuition rate than American citizens in other states are celebrating the registration of new students qualifying for the reduced rate. As part of the celebration six Democrats and one Republican are attending events in […]

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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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Is IRS afraid of this Colorado man?

by Jack Minor —   Amid an unusual spotlight on IRS conduct, a Colorado businessman contends his  case is one the government particularly wants to keep hidden, because it could  cause the whole federal agency to self-destruct.   Jeff Maehr, a Pagosa Springs chiropractor who has engaged in a number of business  ventures, including PureHealthSystems.com, admits he […]

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Colorado facing economic backlash on multiple fronts over Dems “war on guns”

Colorado Democrats have control of the state Senate, House and governor’s  office. So this year, under pressure from the White House, they launched into a  war on guns, adopting one regulation, restriction and rule after another.   Now the piper has come calling for his pay. It was following public hearings on a series of […]

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In ‘honor’ of Tax Day

by Craig Masters While false reports about sequestration forcing reductions in such high profile defense spending as the Blue Angels’ performances at air shows, real reductions in U.S. military readiness programs are happening. Yet the expansion of the IRS army seems to be unaffected by “cutbacks” happening to higher profile central government programs. The federal […]

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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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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 opposing gun control measures the Democrats have passed.   El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa […]

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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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How to Simplify the Tax Season

by Michael McCune —   The normal person fears to tread the swampy ground of tax loopholes and deductions–that’s why the unofficial-official business of tax preparation and legal tax defense has been the biggest single growth sector since the 1950s.   Just to let you in on a little secret the government doesn’t want you to […]

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Nationally known expert on gun violence decimates Obama falsehoods about guns

by Peter Grady –   Nationally known academic, author and economist John Lott Jr. systematically decimated all the claims currently being used by president Obama and state lawmakers to argue for increased gun control, arguing that such laws actually decrease public safety.   Lott spoke to a group of over 350 people at an event […]

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A message to send to Colorado Senators

submitted through Craig Masters You are urged to contact every Senator with this information. If the American Bill of Riights can be picked apart and destroyed line by line, then Freedom can not survive anywhere on Earth. Whether you care about gun ownership or not, this issue will affect your future and your children’s freedom. Representative […]

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Generation Opportunity reviews the State of the Union

By Craig Masters To paraphrase Generation Opportunity’s David Pasch, the message from Obama to America’s young people was as simple as: “Young people are Screwed.” The most recent Millennial Jobs Report reported by Generation Opportunity shows unemployment at nearly 14% for 18 to 29 year olds. But that figure does not reflect the nearly 2 […]

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Marines – one of our own has been left behind!

by Craig Masters It might sound like a call to take matters into our own hands, and that’s just what it might take this time. But if the Mexican armed forces are armed with 60 year old Sears and Roebuck .410’s, I’ll lead this mission myself. After all, the Obama administration is so impotent in […]

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