Posts Tagged ‘problem’

2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE Review by Stu Wright

    Volkswagen was originally founded in 1937 by the German Labor Front, a Nazi trade union.  The venture included production of an inexpensive car for the common man along with state-sponsored financing (“five marks a week you must put aside, if in your own car you want to ride”).  Previously, Germans could typically only [...]

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Heartbeat bug opens servers to hackers

by Craig Masters A computer bug named Heartbleed is working its way into the heart of tens of thousands of internet servers in what is described as the most significant internet virus yet. The Wall Street Journal estimated that as many as two-thirds of the world’s internet servers could be affected. HEARTBLEED is described in [...]

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Seeing the light: Vulnerable Dems now backing Republican changes to Obamacare

By Jack Minor –   Democrats who preferred to see the federal government partially shut down rather than support Republican proposals to delay the law and implement changes to the healthcare system are now calling for some of these same things.   Six Democratic Senators came out and have said they are going to propose [...]

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Dems issue conflicting messages on Obamacare following Florida loss

By Jack Minor –   Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee said in November, “You’re darn right that our candidates are going to run on the advantage that Obamacare will be going into the 2014 election. The choice will be very clear.”   House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi echoed similar sentiments, saying that [...]

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Historic call for Article V convention begins to reign in federal power

By Jack Minor –   Legislators in Georgia made history on Thursday when they passed an application calling for a Constitutional Convention in an attempt to rein in a federal government that many feel is out of control and has far exceeded its authority.   The Convention of States confirmed that Georgia lawmakers overwhelmingly passed [...]

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Ukrainians have shown US it can be done

by Craig Masters Once again Obama has demonstrated there is no depth to which he will not slither. His list of treasonous acts just keeps growing. Sadly, unlike the rugged Ukraine people who saw their government had crossed the line and moved backward away from freedom, Americans no longer have the vision nor apparently the [...]

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Fireworks in Congress following Lerner’s invoking the Fifth

By Jack Minor –   Any hope of getting answers from the woman at the height of the IRS scandal regarding the targeting of conservative groups were not only dashed, but the hearing was highly contentious after Democrat Elijah Cummings railed at Republican attempts to find answers.   Last year former IRS official Lois Lerner [...]

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Lawmaker pushes gun control bill using technology that doesn’t exist

By Jack Minor –     In a new twist on the gun control issue a Democratic senator from Massachusetts wants to mandate guns be sold with technology that doesn’t exist.   Sen. Edward Markey introduced a gun control bill that would require all new guns sold to feature technology personalizing them so that they [...]

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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, which the Washington Examiner reports was conducted over rumors about a third run for president [...]

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Clinton’s 2016 frontrunner status has some Dems nervous

By Jack Minor –   With the 2016 presidential elections nearly three years away, some Democrats are worried that Hillary Clintons early surge could haunt them during this year’s mid-term elections by draining much needed cash to fend off a Republican onslaught.   While former Secretary of State and former first lady Hillary Clinton has [...]

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Media giant debating building national database of gun owners

By Jack Minor –   Supporters of the Second Amendment who have longed complained that universal background checks would simply provide a list of firearms owners in the event of gun confiscation received a little more ammo for their cause when it was revealed that a major media conglomerate is considering building its own national [...]

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Tea Party plan for recapturing black voters

WND – The South Carolina Tea Party Convention was challenged Sunday to convince blacks to flee the party of slavery and once again embrace their Republican roots by embracing a philosophy some conservatives would consider akin to heresy. “The political insight of Frederick Douglass is more important than the political insight of the Founding Fathers,” [...]

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Obama passes buck on NSA spying issue

By Jack Minor –   President Obama, who has no problem using executive orders to bypass Congress and effect changes to legislation has suddenly gotten cold feet when it comes to concerns over the National Security Agency’s collection of phone data on most Americans, choosing instead to defer to Congress to fix the problem.   [...]

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Dem lawmakers losing ground in Obamacare ad war

Democrats who voted unilaterally for Obamacare are becoming increasingly uneasy at a non-stop bombardment of television ads reminding voters of their vote for the president’s signature health care plan. As public polls consistently show a majority of American either opposed or leery of the law, democrats have frequently said the primary reason for the American [...]

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Obama doubling down on executive powers

Coming on the heels of arguments before the United States Supreme Court over the president’s authority, Obama appears to be doubling down, saying he has no intention of waiting for Congress in order to advance his agenda.   During his first cabinet meeting of the year, President Obama said if Congress refuses to pass his [...]

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Colorado sheriff “rebellion” catching on in other states

Colorado sheriffs who earlier this year stated they were not going to enforce a series of strict gun control laws passed by Democrats who control both chambers of the state legislature appear to have sparked a similar movement by other sheriffs around the country.   Earlier this year, following arm-twisting by Vice President Joe Biden, [...]

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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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Parody piece on Colo. Marijuana Deaths goes viral 75 years after “War of the Worlds” braodcast

Over 75 years after a radio broadcast through America into a panic over a fictional Martian invasion, a spoof piece showed achieved a similar thing by causing people to believe scores of people had died from pot overdoses.   The rapidness with which the story spread and was believed shows that while technology may have [...]

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Dem blames Obamacare woes on ignorance of American people

The latest excuse for Obamacare’s poor enrollment figures has taken an interesting twist as a Democratic lawmaker is now blaming the low numbers on Americans who are too dumb to know Obamacare is a law.   The remarks were made by Eleanor Holmes, a Democratic Delegate from Washington D.C. who said the reason Americans are [...]

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Gypsy “scam” artists turned away from flood roadblock

By Jack Minor –   The Larimer County Sheriff’s office is reporting that it turned away a group from a U.S. Highway 34 roadblock over concerns they could be attempting to “scam” fraud victims.   On a statement posted to his Facebook account, Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith said deputies learned there was a caravan [...]

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Global Warming Report ‘Facts’ Debatable

By Michael McCune –   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a report late last week in which it claims it “was more confident than ever that global warming is man-made.” What the panel does not report is the fact environmentalists engaged in the study have an agenda to continue their economic support by [...]

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Licensed to Kill: The Growing Phenomenon of Police Shooting Unarmed Citizens

By John Whitehead –   Here’s a recipe for disaster: Take a young man (or woman), raise him on a diet of violence, hype him up on the power of the gun in his holster and the superiority of his uniform, render him woefully ignorant of how to handle a situation without resorting to violence, [...]

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High Park fire still costing taxpayers millions of dollars

Coloradoan — The High Park Fire went out more than a year ago, but millions of taxpayer dollars still are being used to deal with its aftermath.   The cost of addressing the widespread damage done to the foothills and watersheds west of Fort Collins is expected to go on for years to come.   [...]

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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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The Rant – Detroit: Inevitable Fall

Detroit’s announced bankruptcy proceedings have put the economic-recovery-that-isn’t mantra from Washington in jeopardy. Oh, the periodic pronouncements have always been full of optimistic blather but have been lacking in concrete facts. Detroit is the biggest obstacle yet.   Detroit for a century was the very embodiment of the American Dream. The city fed the mass [...]

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Government accused of tracking millions of innocent drivers

(Newser) — You know about speed cameras and red-light cameras. But did you know about plate-reading cameras? Few people do, and that’s a worry for the ACLU, which says the cameras are infringing on our civil liberties.   Unlike the speed and red-light cameras, which are activated only when someone violates a traffic law, plate [...]

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Administration Obama postpones “train wreck” until after 2014 election

by Jack Minor –   Following an announcement by the Obama administration that they would be postponing enforcement of Obamacare’s employer mandate questions have arisen as to whether the president has the authority to do so.   The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare requires employers with more than 50 full-time employees to enroll [...]

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Will John Morse resign for the Party

by Craig Masters “We’ll go through these signatures with a fine-toothed comb,” Morse told the TV station KDVR. “and we’ll file some protests with the Secretary of State’s office because we know a lot of these signatures were gathered based on misinformation and lies.” A politician claiming only the opposition lies; what a surprise. It [...]

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Local doctor warns Greeley residents of danger from contaminated drugs

A Colorado psychiatrist and talk show host has been warning people that generic  drugs from some foreign sources are having dangerous reactions in patients due to lack quality control standards by manufacturers.   Dr. Russell Johnson, a psychiatrist in Greeley, Colorado along with his business partner Jeff Huff hosts a weekly two hour show, Shrink [...]

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Why the outrage over government eavesdropping?

by Craig Masters Reporters of the nation’s media are claiming to be outraged that their telephone conversations have been recorded and e-mails have been read by government agents writing their own search warrants. The IRS has confessed (after being caught) to using government agents to intimidate taxpayers opposed to the Obama administration. But, what does [...]

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Government Attacks Payday Loan Industry

by Mike McCune –   The Federal government has a spending problem. The Federal government has more debt than it can possibly pay. The Federal government is now monetizing (buying) its own debt at the rate of $85 billion per month.   So how do Federal regulators react to the above problems? They want to [...]

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“Super Trouper” 2013 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Crossover

Volvo builds the XC60 in Ghent, Belgium, and the car has been the company’s best seller since its introduction in 2008.  It is a compact crossover SUV that was unveiled at the 2007 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.  I tested one this past week both in Denver and in Greeley, and its nimble behavior [...]

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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 rape.   “The abortion lobby is engaged in a pedophile protection racket and protecting pedophiles [...]

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Almost a Fifth of U.S. Economy Moves Underground

by Mike McCune –     American over 30 know about the infamous Russian “Black Market” wherein the population did most of its food and illicit items trade. Since it was officially off-the-records by the government, but necessary to sustain the population, the term “Black Market” was applied.   It will not come as a [...]

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Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan

Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan   by Peter Grady –   A Greeley church with a history of helping local police and firefighters has now expanded its ministry by raising money to provide one of its former church members and his fellow soldiers in Afghanistan with personal equipment needed to help [...]

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