Posts Tagged ‘Republican’

Anonymous Republican support – bad idea

by Craig Masters As a conservative, gun toting, suv driving, hunter and strong supporter of candidates guided by a working moral compass, I have to report being sad to have received a copy of a publication clearly supporting conservative views on several key issues. The publication included several articles bearing bylines – that was good. […]

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NoCoGazette – smarter readers better news from a Simpler Time

by Craig Masters While regular readers of the Northern Colorado Gazette don’t always agree with the opinion pieces, they always trust that the news is reported with minimum bias. We don’t have to report stories we might not like or want to give exposure. If an article is under our opinion column, it is more often […]

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A “non-partisan” Scorecard – What’s in a Name

by Craig Masters Vultures – honest about what they are If you are someone who likes to think that you can tell the difference between campaign bullhockey and a report on legislators by a “non-partisan” panel of observers, interpret these grades issued to the seven U.S. Congress Representatives and the two Senators for Colorado. Rep. […]

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Is the GOP Suicidal?

By Matt Barber Leave it to the Republican Party to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. While nearly every poll definitively affirms that Democrats are in deep doo-doo come November, and as leftist talking heads like Chris Matthews have already conceded a likelihood that Republicans will take the Senate in the 2014 mid-term elections, […]

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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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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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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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Is Prodigal GOP Inching Home?

By Matt Barber I’m a Bible-believing Christian first, a conservative second and, sometimes, with rapidly dwindling frequency, a Republican third (but only when the Grand Old Party is behaving itself). Although the GOP’s RINO establishment still controls its legislative reins, I’m mildly encouraged by some recent developments at the Republican National Committee (RNC) level. It […]

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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 are ready to embrace conservative values but it is up to the tea party to […]

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Dems running ads against Obamacare

Democrats hoping to use last year’s government shutdown against Republicans in the mid-term elections may have a harder go at it now that Democrats themselves are running ads attacking Obamacare.   During last year’s government shutdown the Democrats and the mainstream media attempted to portray it as strictly a Republican caused issue. However, the Republicans […]

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Amendment 66: Taxpayer con job

By Tom Tancredo — (WND) – Next week voters across Colorado will be asked to approve Amendment 66, a nearly $1 billion tax increase supposedly designed to fund smaller classrooms and better education outcomes for all kids. What’s happening in Colorado is also seen in many states and communities every year.   Surprise! It’s a […]

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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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Republicans demand one year extension of Obamacare individual mandate

New York Times – House Republican leaders shifted the budget battle on Thursday to a potentially more consequential fight over raising the government’s borrowing limit, rolling out conditions for a debt-ceiling increase pulled from three years of frustration over efforts to roll back regulations and undo President Obama’s first-term achievements.     House Speaker John […]

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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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Colorado voter bill recipe for disaster, Gessler says

Democrat-controlled Colorado, which has served as Barack Obama’s testing  ground for a number of extreme legislative proposals, is on to a new election  strategy: eliminating the voter category of “inactive” to boost  participation.   The Democrats propose simply not listing anyone as inactive and sending  ballots to every person. Their plan also would allow people […]

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Pediatrics Academy Supports Gay Marriage

by Mike McCune —   Let me be precise on my position on gay marriage: I abhor the concept with every fiber of my soul. That this is not a universally-supported position I understand but if it were, please explain how the human species would continue?   The feel-good children’s medical crowd disagrees with me and, […]

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Rasmussen polls reveal some tough truths to Congress

by Craig Masters In spite of the rhetoric from Congress that the views and actions of the nation’s “leaders” in Washington reflect the opinions of the people they claim to represent, a Rasmussen poll this week found that “Only 11% Say Congress is Good Reflection of Americans’ Views.” Put in common sense language, the poll […]

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GOP Chairman joins panel – fields questions

by Craig Masters The question of just how to add to, and eventually replace, the aging voter base of the republican party in Colorado was the focus of much of the discussion at a meeting hosted by the Longmont Republican Women’s group Sunday evening. According to the flier distributed by the LRW, the special event […]

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EyeSee You and the Internet of Things: Watching You While You Shop

by John Whitehead   “I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the government.”—Woody Allen ~ Gifts have been bought. Presents wrapped. Now all that remains is the giving and receiving. Oh, and the tracking, of course. Little did you know that all the while you were searching out that perfect gift, […]

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GOP must not abandon support for the unborn

by Jennifer Mason   In a Fox News interview on Sunday, John McCain urged Republicans to drop the abortion issue, claiming that party members need to leave abortion alone. These statements made me wonder: instead of dropping the abortion issue, why not drop John McCain? For that matter, why not drop all of the Republican […]

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Obama gets testy at press conference over Rice question

by Jack Minor –   President Obama appeared visibly irritated at being asked difficult questions about his role in the Benghazi attack as he dared Republican senators to “come after” him over his handling of the incident.   During the President’s first press conference since March, Obama was asked about a press meeting earlier that […]

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Benghazi likened to Watergate as lawmakers call for special probe

by Peter Grady –   Saying they have no confidence in the Obama administration’s ability to investigate itself over the Benghazi attack that resulted in four dead Americans, Republican lawmakers have called for a special select committee based on the format used to investigate the Watergate break in and cover up.   At a news […]

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Republicans say Petraeus will still testify despite resignation

by Peter Grady –   Republican lawmakers have said that CIA Director, former General David Petraeus will still be required to testify before Congress about the department’s role in the Benghazi incident, calling his testimony “essential.”   Last Friday, General David Petraeus suddenly announced he was stepping down from his post as head of the […]

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Voters: Government, not private sector is the solution

by Jack Minor –   America appears to have reached a watershed moment as voters have decided that they want a continuation of president Obama’s policies of trillion dollar deficits and more Americans on social programs over private sector solutions to job creation.   President Obama won re-election winning both the popular and electoral vote. […]

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Romney crowds surging

  by Peter Grady–   Following a debate performance where the bipartisan consensus showed him the clear winner, crowds appearing at campaign events for Mitt Romney are surging.   According to the Associated Press, as election day draws closer the crowds are getting larger as the Republican base appears to have finally warmed up to […]

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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.   The Des Moines Register’s Editorial Board reported that when asked about the abortion issue, […]

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Biden admits middles class “buried” during Obama presidency

by Peter Grady –   Vice-President Joe Biden made an interesting confession when he stated at a recent campaign rally that during President Obama’s term of office the middle class has been “buried” for the past four years.   The statement was made by Biden at a campaign rally in Charlotte, N.C., Biden attempted to […]

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Longmont mom hopes to use son’s death to fight for unborn

by Peter Grady —   LONGMONT — A Longmont woman whose unborn son was killed by a drunk driver said she intends to advocate for the personhood movement after learning his killer will face no consequences for his death.   Earlier this year Heather Surovik suffered the loss of Brady, her unborn baby who was […]

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Convention bias: reporter says Romney happy with “black people drowning”

by Matt Lacy –   Members of the mainstream media appear to be abandoning all pretense of objectivity, with a former ABC news producer saying on a hot mic that Ann and Mitt Romney are “happy to have a party with black people drowning.”   Sources confirm the comment was made by David Chalian, Yahoo! […]

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GOP leadership “craps” on conservatives!

by Craig Masters Solomon Martinez is the driving force behind Colorado Hispanic Republicans, a northern Colorado grassroots organization trying to engage the formidable Hispanic vote. He is a delegate attending the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Solomon, a retired Marine, was still in denial when he communicated what had just happened on the floor of […]

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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 Schlafly reports in her column today that Jon Huntsman wrote for the Wall Street Journal that […]

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Campaign 2012 – searching for facts

by Craig Masters The next Presidential election will very possibly set the course for the Unites States to remain as 50 united states or follow the course of the former Soviet Union which broke into several smaller nations just a short 20 years ago. It is clear to many astute observers that the current President […]

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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 a party plank that included support for a Human Life Amendment to the Constitution. The […]

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Obama campaign runs deficit in June

by Peter Grady –   Recent e-mails sent out by  Obama and his campaign begging for funds appear to have been justified with new reports showing in June the campaign spent more than it took in.   The campaign has recently sent out a series of e-mails with alarming tones saying the campaign is in […]

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