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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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71 percent of Obama voters now regret choice

By Jack Minor –   In a further sign Democrats are in trouble a recent poll by Economist YouGov.com reveals that a majority of Democrats and nearly three quarters of all Obama votes now regret their decision.   The poll, … Continue reading

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Surprise: Hispanics already embrace many tea party beliefs, members told

By Jack Minor –   Members attending the South Carolina Tea Party’s annual convention were told that contrary to popular belief, Hispanics do want to embrace socialism and the failed liberal policies they left behind in their home countries and … Continue reading

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Congress pressuring administration to release NSA budget details

The Obama administration is facing calls to de-classify its so-called black budget and release the information to the public.   Currently there are 16 agencies involved in intelligence operations of some kind in the United States. While these agencies obviously … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Convicted murderer getting new trial because no blacks on jury

A convicted murderer in a pair of horrific crimes form the 1980s has now been granted the righto a new trial for the reason that none of his jurors were African-American.   The San Francisco Chronicle reported how Steven Crittenden … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Common Core: A Lesson Plan for Raising Up Compliant, Non-Thinking Citizens

By John Whitehead —   “A fool with a tool is still a fool.  A fool with a powerful tool is a dangerous fool.”—Michael Fullan, international school reform authority, on the powerful “tool” that is Common Core As I point … Continue reading

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Report says Colorado flooding “likely a 100 year flood”

Coloradoan – The flood that ravaged Colorado earlier this month was “unprecedented,” according to a preliminary assessment issued by government and university scientists Wednesday. The report, which also stated that the flooding was “probably unmatched in at least 35 years,” … Continue reading

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‘Gay’ Lawmaker to Christians: ‘We’ll Take Your Children’

By Matt Barber  Few people doubt that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hopes to become president in 2016. Unfortunately for him, he may have just signed away any chance of that. On Monday, Christie signed A3371, a draconian piece of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Weld commissioners listen to residents, put 51st state issue on ballot

Striking a defiant tone against critics who have called them foolish, crybabies and other names, Weld County commissioners in Colorado voted unanimously to let the state’s residents vote on whether to pursue the idea of becoming the 51st state.   … Continue reading

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Fighting obesity on several fronts to reverse trend in state

Colorado was one of three states where obesity rates among low-income preschoolers increased between 2009 and 2011, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but state officials say they managed to reverse that trend last … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Tribune calls District 6 students “resources”

Recent revelations that District 6 will be letting nearly 20 percent of their new teachers has caused the Greeley Tribune to blame part of the problem on charter schools by categorizing students as “resources” that the district is losing.   … Continue reading

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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 … 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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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 … Continue reading

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Washington’s balanced approach: $41 in taxes for $1 in spending cuts

by Jack Minor –   In a last minute fiscal cliff deal that will raise taxes on over 77 percent of Americans, the definition of compromise and balance in Washington means increasing revenue by significant amounts relative to spending cuts. … Continue reading

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Obama’s economy: Fed predicts high unemployment through 2015

by Peter Grady –   The Federal Reserve has said it is expecting unemployment levels to remain high until at least late 2015, despite its plans to spend billions of dollars a month to keep interest rates low.   Following … Continue reading

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Obama says education dollars are wasted?

by Craig Masters In May 2012 President Obama’s budget request was completely rejected by Congress, failing to receive even a single vote. That budget proposal was so bad, not even Nancy Pelosi voted it.Thank God that the children trapped in … Continue reading

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Florida school board policy now lower expectations for blacks than whites

by Peter Grady –   The Florida State Board of Education is coming under fire after it passed a policy that officially declares they have lower academic expectations for black students over others.   Last week, the board passed a … Continue reading

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Biden says Planned Parenthood does not do abortions

by Jack Minor –   Speaking at a campaign rally, Vice-President Joe Biden claimed Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, is prohibited by law from doing abortions.   Speaking at a campaign rally in Wisconsin, Biden was speaking on … Continue reading

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Government again facing scrutiny over jobless claims

by Matt Lacy –   For the second time in less than a week the government is facing scrutiny and criticism over its job reporting after a new report omitted data from a large state.   On Thursday, the Labor … Continue reading

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Controversy continues to swirl over unemployment numbers

by Matt Lacy –   Criticism continues to mount over last week’s unemployment numbers which are now below the eight percent benchmark considered a hindrance to an incumbent president’s reelection.   It has long been noted that no post World … Continue reading

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Real unemployment over 19 % in 7 Colorado counties

A startling new letter from the Colorado Labor Department has revealed there are seven counties in the state where over 19 percent of the residents are “not employed.”   The Colorado Observer obtained a letter through the Colorado Open Records … Continue reading

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Bond issue good deal for taxpayers

by Scott Rankin — Whenever I hear about a tax increase being proposed, I usually cringe.  My immediate reaction is that I already pay too much in taxes, especially to the federal government. After gaining my composure, I typically ask … Continue reading

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NY officially bans “Big Gulps”

by Peter Grady –   Residents of New York will have to purchase twice as many soft drinks to get the same level of sugar now that the city has voted to officially ban large sugar-sweetened drinks.   On Thursday, … Continue reading

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District 6 goes into campaign mode for 3A

by Jack Minor –   The Greeley/Evans District 6 Board of Education appears to be going into a full blown campaign mode in an attempt to get voters to approve a bond issue this November.   At September’s Parent Teacher … Continue reading

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Record number of Americans “not in labor force”

  by Jack Minor –       Last week’s unemployment numbers revealed the dire straits facing the U.S. economy after it was revealed that almost 89 million Americans are not in the workforce, a record high.       … Continue reading

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Chicago teachers go on strike for more pay despite being highest paid in nation

by Matt Lacy –   Despite being the highest paid teachers in the nation, over 90 percent of Chicago’s teachers voted to go on strike over higher pay and other issues.   CBS Chicago reported that teachers in the city … Continue reading

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Immigration data being mined

By Craig Masters The former Governor of Utah, Jon Huntsman, was an early drop out from the 2012 Presidential campaign. He was running as a Republican. But Huntsman has a record of supporting the Obama immigration agenda. Columnist and Lawyer Phyllis … Continue reading

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Larimer County vehicle thefts down 50 percent

Two weeks after a red car is stolen from a Colorado Springs apartment parking lot, it appears outside a hotel east of Fort Collins. Several hours of undercover surveillance pass, but there’s no sign of the thief. Larimer County sheriff’s … Continue reading

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