Posts Tagged ‘rest’

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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Ignorance is bliss- Stupid is expensive

by Craig Masters It may be time to admit stupid people are not only irritating, but they are becoming too expensive to tip-toe around so we don’t hurt their feelings. The time has come to recognize that being tolerant of programs and practices born of stupidity or ignorance is simply too expensive for the world […]

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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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BLM declares Texas is Oklahoma land

 by Craig Masters Cowboys at the ready While the world watched, these cowboys sat ready to defend their way of life against more than 200 heavily armed federal agents and snipers hiding in the hills. The agents were sent by Harry Reid’s former senior advisor, 35 year old Neil Kornze, to confiscate open range cattle from the […]

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New terror in Syria: shooting babies in womb

By Jack Minor –   A terrifying new tactic by snipers in Syria’s civil war has taken the level of barbarity to a new level by targeting babies in their mother’s womb.   Dr. David Nott, a British surgeon who has worked in several Syrian hospitals with the charity Syria Relief has told CNN that […]

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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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Radiaton discovered on Arafat’s clothing reignites debate over cause of death

Radiation experts in Switzerland have confirmed they have discovered traces of polonium on clothing used by Yasser Arafat, which help “support the possibility” the veteran terrorist Palestinian leader was poisoned.   The news was announced in a report published by The Lancet over the weekend. The team provided the scientific details regarding statements made by […]

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No Joke: Obamacare hotline # 1-800-F**KYO

By Matt Lacy –   Individuals wondering whether the Obama administration is truly willing to listen to their concerns when it comes to their health care appear to have their answer with the government’s new Obamacare healthcare hotline which is 1-800-F**YO.   The official phone number the Health and Human Services Department wants Americans to […]

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Banks Disappear In Economic Weakness

By Mike McCune —   To paraphrase President Obama, “I took my eye off the [real economic] ball.” For that I apologize to Rant readers.   While trying to keep up with the messes scattered by this Administration–Benghazi, NSA, IRS, Syria, monetization of the debt, etc.–I took my eye off the economic ball. Today the oversight […]

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Liberals’ Quest to ‘Rehabilitate’ Christians

By Matt Barber  The homofascist rainbow-shirts are at it again. They’ve unsheathed, once more, their anti-Christian long knives. Back in April, I wrote the following in a column headlined “Religious freedom and ‘gay marriage’ cannot coexist”: “‘Gay pride’ necessitates anti-Christian hate. It must. ‘Gay marriage’ and other ‘sexual orientation’-based laws do violence to freedom and […]

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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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The “F-bomb” hit U$ again

by Craig Masters With the Constitution relegated to no more than a footnote in today’s ‘common core’ curriculum textbooks, it might seem out of date to mention another specific example of the Obama administration czars trampling all over our budgets from their perch high above what used to be the law. However, for the sake […]

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Building for the future of a free Northern Colorado

by Craig Masters This November the residents of Weld County will have the opportunity to cast a vote to decide to follow a path of their own choosing; not at all unlike the colonists in 1776 who chose to fight for liberty or support the British government and its increasing taxes. July 4th marks another […]

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Magpul offers help for Coloradoans “inside occupied territory”

A gun magazine company in Boulder has announced a campaign based on the Berlin Airlift to help Coloradoans “trapped inside occupied territory” purchase large capacity magazines before the legislature passes a series of gun control bills next week.   Magpul Industries is a Bolder based company that manufactures magazines and other gun accessories for private, […]

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A tribute to Charles Albert Poland

from Craig Masters At the age of sixty-five Charles Poland was tough enough to stand up and die for the kids on his school bus. All but one followed Poland’s instructions to get out the back door while he jumped to his feet and blocked the aisle. Although unarmed and unable to defend himself or […]

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Tribune takes Greeley voters to the woodshed over District 6 scores

by Peter Grady –   The head of a local political organization has taken issue with a recent editorial by the Greeley Tribune placing the blame for low test scores on voters.   In a recent editorial, District 6 needs everyone’s help,  the Greeley Tribune said residents who want to blame Superintendent Ranelle Lang’s leadership […]

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Greeley man gets 16 years for sexual assault on a child

GREELEY – Today in Weld County District Court, Samuel Sanchez-Brito ) was sentenced to 16 years to life in the Department of Corrections for the repeated sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.   On Sept. 6, Sanchez-Brito was convicted by a jury of sex assault on a child, a class-four felony, and sex assault on […]

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What not to tell the kids about the Broncos’ loss

by Craig Masters With a home field advantage, an extra week of rest and preparation and a packed stadium of fans willing to sit outside in single-digit temperatures to cheer them on, the Broncos set a terrible example for kids Saturday. But maybe you – and your young fans – didn’t notice what has to […]

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Debt, Greed and Gun Control are dividing this house

by Craig Masters State Representative Rhonda Fields (D) was granted a lengthy guest column in the January 5, Denver Post. Her personal story not withstanding, her efforts to justify the socialists/central government position on gun control does make one valid point. She writes, “For my fellow state lawmakers and me, our top legislative priority should […]

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The Death of Human Rights

by Pastor Scott Lively —   This week marks the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations. December 10th is International Human Rights Day. Unfortunately, this is a day celebrated mostly by leftists, who have hijacked “human rights” in recent times to serve their own misguided […]

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Petraeus affair forces media to finally cover Benghazi

by Peter Grady –   Now that the election is over, members of the media appear to be waking up and deciding to look into the contradictory stories presented by the White House, which could prove problematic for President Obama.   Prior to the presidential election, the media, with the exception of Fox News, mostly […]

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I’ll say God Bless America while I still can.

by Craig Masters The Constitution and America’s unique form of government was finally beaten to death by the very ballots it was first designed to protect. The America many of us thought would rise to the occasion of the threat of defeat from within has lost this final battle. Unable to understand that personal responsibility […]

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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 those levels Secretary of Energy Steven Chu said we should be paying; what Europeans have […]

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Could Obama, Iran make secret deal prior to election?

by Matt Lacy –   A source with ties with high ranking Iranian officials has reportedly warned about a potential “October Surprise” where the Iranian government agrees to temporarily halt uranium production prior to the U.S. presidential election in order to help Barack Obama.   Reza Kahlili, who served in the CIA Directorate of Operations […]

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Chicago Teachers – How embarrassing!

by Craig Masters First a moment of silence for our citizens who have fallen at the hand of Islam. Tolerance of the intolerant will never reap the expected benefits. And now on to the rest of the story. It is well documented in public budgets and analysis of student performances that those public school districts […]

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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 who make a reservation online  are able to reserve a free breakfast entrée which includes: […]

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2012 Infiniti FX35 Limited Edition AWD Crossover

   This past week in Illinois I was presented an Infiniti FX35 to drive around the state.  Ruth and I picked it up at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and set sail to the Northwest towards Rockford.  Our ultimate destination was Galena, Illinois, an old lead mining town that is currently a resort, named a top […]

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Did Obama lawyers get inside the GOP

by Craig Masters In politics – especially Presidential campaigns – events can happen fast. It is only August, two months until the election, and there may still be time for Romney to convince the conservatives he wasn’t the one behind the ‘Tuesday Surprise’ that has the newest and critical grassroots supporters feeling as disenfranchised as […]

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Is Penn State threat connected to voter I.D. suit?

by Craig Masters If you are one of the many Americans afraid of “Chicago tactics” by the Obama administration, read no further. No one will blame you. The Justice Department under the direction of Eric Holder, himself held to be in contempt of Congress, has initiated a well-documented and systematic program of intimidating states which […]

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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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State, nation facing worst drought in 50 years

WALTONVILLE, Ill. — The nation’s widest drought in decades is spreading, with more than half of the continental United States in some stage of drought and most of the rest enduring abnormally dry conditions. Only in the 1930s and the 1950s has a drought covered more land, according to federal figures released Monday. So far, […]

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Poor Reports Send Shock Waves Through Economy

by Mike McCune —   The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared more than 200 points Friday led by the financial sector. But missing was a solid reason for the move. If anything the DJIA should have been flat at best because a host of key reports were pending within hours.   Any one of those […]

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Greeley schools on track to comply with proposed legislation to eliminate all trans-fats

by Jack Minor – The Greeley/Evans school district would not have any problem meeting the requirements of a proposed bill that would be the strictest in the nation by banning all trans-fat from school lunchrooms and buildings. Sen. Lucia Guzman and Rep. Tom Massey have sponsored a bill that would prohibit all public and charter […]

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Ron Paul packs The Fort – makes no apologies for his policy vision

By Craig Masters This morning more than 200 were turned away when the CSU student center auditorium reached its capacity. The doors opened an hour before the scheduled 10:00 a.m. event featuring the appearance of Presidential candidate, Dr. Ron Paul; who took the stage almost immediately to the delight of the enthusiastic but attentive, supporters. […]

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Unemployment among veterans at 13% as military prepares to cut 500,000 troops

by Jack Minor – The military is preparing to reduce troop strength by nearly 500,000 at a time when unemployment by young veterans is over 13 percent. Recent data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that for the last quarter of 2011, joblessness among young veterans 18-24 years old was 1 in 3; double […]

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