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Senator Bennett challenged to Debate

Northern Colorado has only a small population of Jews. And they have almost no media access on a regular basis. We have a much larger population of Muslims, and they are more often represented in the media pages than the … Continue reading

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Eric Holder now favors Arming Americans

Is Somali Terrorism another Clinton – Obama Legacy? Has Eric Holder reversed his position on the right for citizens to bear arms? Holder, for years a leading opponent of the 2nd Amendment right of Americans to be able to protect themselves … Continue reading

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IRS hiring of convicted FBI snooper raises privacy concerns

By Jack Minor –   Conservative groups who have faced invasive questions from the IRS such as the content of their prayers and have had their tax records accessed and shared with outside groups have expressed alarm at the tax … Continue reading

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Communist party celebrates Okla. Judge ruling overturning people’s will on “gay” marriage

By Jack Minor –   One of the central claims of communism is that is exists to look out for the people and prevent them from being exploited by the ruling class. However, it seems that does not apply when … Continue reading

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The Rant – All Obama’s Got Is Hope

by Mike McCune —   President Obama wrote an autobiography The Audacity of Hope. Maybe he should have read the book with a critical review.   Even though he’s been President of the United States for 4 years and nearly … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Adultery joins list of Democrat approved behaviors.

By Craig Masters Denver, March 22, 2013 The political party that forced into law the mandatory acceptance of the sexual behavior of homosexuals now claims it wants to stay out of people’s bedrooms! Democrats who sponsored the bill to legalize … 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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Were top commanders in Middle East relieved for refusing to stand down over Benghazi?

by Matt Lacy –   The White House has denied reports that top commanders in the Middle East have been relieved over their commands for disobeying orders to stand down while the US ambassador and other Americans were being attacked … 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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Voting choices for Food and Fuel

by Craig Masters Since Obama took office in 2009, fuel costs have more than doubled. We have seen the mandated increased use of ethanol and bio-fuels like E-85 and bio-diesel but still the prices at the pump continue to rise to … Continue reading

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Romney repudiates GOP platform on abortion

by Jack Minor –   Republican candidate, Mitt Romney, drew a sharp distinction from the Republican Party platform when he said he is not aware of any abortion legislation he intends to make part of his agenda if elected president. … Continue reading

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Weld County announces department reorganizations

WELD COUNTY, CO – During Monday morning’s Board of County Commissioners meeting, three department-head appointments were announced and passed unanimously by resolution.   Trevor Jiricek, formerly the Director of Planning Services, will move into the position of Director of General … Continue reading

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A Preview of the Ballot and some candidates

by Craig Masters The 2012 general election ballots will be mailed in just a few weeks. Here is a preview of some of what most Americans (and others who vote) will be seeing on those ballots. Under “Presidential Electors” the … Continue reading

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Colorado Chik-fil-A’s to offer free breakfasts

by Jack Minor –   Chik-fil-A restaurants across Colorado and the rest of the country are taking reservations for a free breakfast.   The chain is announcing a free breakfast giveaway starting Monday, Sept. 10 to Saturday, Sept. 15. Customers … Continue reading

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Democrats, Republicans show wide gulf on social issues

by Peter Grady –   While there has long been an acknowledged difference between the Republican and Democrat parties on social issues, this campaign season the difference is greater than in previous campaigns.   On Tuesday, the Republican Party approved … Continue reading

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Chik-fil-A faces government intimidation for not affirming same-sex marriage

  by Matt Lacy –       Following statements by several government officials around the country saying they will not permit Chik-fil-A to open new restaurants because the owner supports traditional marriage, supporters are planning a day of support … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt policy causing 11 Christian student groups to leave campus

by Jack Minor — A coalition of 11 Christian student groups are being forced to leave campus at Vanderbilt University over policy requiring them to open their leadership up to atheists, homosexuals and any other group even if they are … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments judge could reclaim justice position

by Peter Grady — Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore is one step closer to reclaiming his position on the court. Moore was removed from office in 2003 because of his refusal to bow to a federal court order … Continue reading

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Becky Safrik to be new Assistant City Manager

Staff Reports — Greeley City Manager Roy Otto has selected Becky Safarik, the City’s Community Development Director, to serve as the City’s Assistant City Manager.  This change as well as the promotion of Brad Mueller to Community Development Director will … Continue reading

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Infanticide report based on Obama czar’s mentor

by Peter Grady — The authors of a report in a medical ethics journal have been influenced by the mentor of one of Obama’s czars; the head of a group that defends the unborn says. “After-birth abortion: why should the … 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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Report documents women murdered for not having abortions

Crutcher by Peter Grady – A new report reveals the violent side of the pro-abortion movement with women being murdered for not being willing to undergo the procedure. The report, Under-the-Radar Violence in the Conflict Over Abortion was produced by … Continue reading

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Compromise by the GOP is always good – right?

by Craig Masters The web site of the Larimer County GOP has a tab for “News and Events” where readers can find under the entry “Latest News and Events” the announcement that reads: “New Board Members Congratulations to the newly … Continue reading

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Colorado Christian University takes on Obamacare rule on abortion inducing contraception

by Jack Minor – Colorado Christian University has filed a lawsuit against a requirement in Obamacare that requires all healthcare plans to provide abortion inducing contraceptive services regardless of an organization’s religious beliefs. The lawsuit names the Department of Health … Continue reading

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Greeley economy showing early signs of growth

By Craig Masters Tracking several economic indicators; including some growth indicators, Greeley has moved ahead of over 300 other U.S. metro areas to be ranked at number 62 out of the total of 379 in the study. That is up from position … 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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Trimberger out, Lidiak in

  by Jack Minor   -– At the first meeting of the new District 6 school board, members wasted no time in setting a new tone and direction. After  all board members except Judy Kron and Julia Richard indicated they would … Continue reading

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Cain supported by black pro-life organization

Day Gardner by Jack Minor – The head of a black pro-life organization has praised Herman Cain for being “fearless” in his pro-life stance and said he is what she wants in a president. As Herman Cain moved into the … Continue reading

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FEC allows foreigner to run for president

by Jack Minor – An individual who was born in another country, but later became naturalized, has been given permission to run as a presidential candidate by the Federal Elections Commission. Abdul Karim Hassan filed a request with the FEC … Continue reading

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Decision time for District 6

  By James Courant The current and future direction of our public schools has sparked much interest and not a little passion within our community in recent months. Now with the election of school board members fast approaching, voters have … Continue reading

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Republican candidates assail Dept. of Education

  by Jack Minor – Returning to a party position advocated by Ronald Reagan, the Republican candidates for president vowed to dismantle or greatly reduce the power of the Department of Education to control local schools. The position of the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to hear case that could permit “gays” to sue churches for discrimination in hiring practices

  by Jack Minor – A Christian attorney says the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a case that could force  religious institutions to hire LGBT people or face discrimination lawsuits by all employees except for those involving the pastor … Continue reading

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Greeley/Evans school board candidate may face jail

by Jack Minor   –   The Gazette has learned that a candidate running for a position on the school board may have violated election laws by having another individual collect petition signatures without signing a circulator’s affidavit.  Jean Daviet is … Continue reading

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Presidential Candidates as Tea Party Darlings

by Dr. Michelle Bellini  — First, there was Senator Jim DeMint (South Carolina) – if he was not a darling, he was the “original.” Then, it was former Governor Sarah Palin (former Alaska Governor and VP Candidate). Next came former … Continue reading

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