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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 … Continue reading

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Weld freshman noted for conservative stance

By Jack Minor –   Freshman state legislators from Weld County have said they are honored to have the distinction of being known among the most conservative elected officials at the state house.   A recent column in the Denver … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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District 6 closure catches parents off guard

by Jack Minor –   Many parents who went to drop their children off at school today were surprised to learn that District 6 had cancelled classes on Tuesday.   At around 5 AM District officials made the decision to … Continue reading

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‘Pro-Choice’ Slave Masters Losing War

By Matt Barber  The pro-aborts are losing. They know it, and they hate it. As LifeNews.com reported in January: “CNN released the results of a new poll showing a majority of Americans want all or most abortions prohibited – a … Continue reading

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Senate Education Committee kills bill allowing freedom of choice

by Craig Masters Democrats have again ruled in their best interest instead of the public’s. Thursday, February 7, the Senate Education Committee killed a bill introduced by Ft. Collins based Senator Vickie Marble (R) which would have reinstated Freedom of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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District received funds for asbestos abatement, has no record where funds went

by Jack Minor –   Officials with School District 6 say the district had received funds for asbestos abatement for schools such as John Evans some years ago from a lawsuit, but now there is no record of the settlement … Continue reading

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Young campaign accused of excluding clergy from debates

by Jack Minor –   The House District 50 race took an interesting turn last week when claims surfaced that Democratic Dave Young’s campaign has taken a position that members of the clergy should not be allowed to moderate political … 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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Govt. considers banning popcorn, milk

by Matt Lacy  –     Following earlier reports that the city of New York was considering banning soft drinks over 12 ounces, a panel hand-picked by Mayor Michael Bloomberg is considering banning other food items as well.   At … Continue reading

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Pro-life voters helped Walker survive recall

by Matt Lacy –   While union supporters claim Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall because of outspending his opponents, what is overlooked is the effect pro-life voters played in the election. “Hundreds of thousands of right-to-life people understood … Continue reading

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Weld Farmers crops drying up, despite water being readily available

by Matt Lacy –   Glen Fritzler, who runs the popular and nationally known Fritzler Corn Maze will be hosting a meeting of farmers and local officials this Thursday to discuss the concerns of rising groundwater and government restrictions on … Continue reading

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District 6 to kids: “No more candy, cake for you”

by Jack Minor – Parents attending a parent-teacher organization meeting at Scott elementary school received some shocking news from the district, sweets of any kind are no longer permitted for the majority of students.   Jenna Raymond, with the district … Continue reading

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Activist says voter ID laws are not discriminatory

by Jack Minor — With several states embroiled in the debate over requirements that voters show identification prior to going to the polls, a black conservative activist disputes the Democratic contention that the laws are discriminatory. Democrats and liberal activists across … Continue reading

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Dems pass illegal alien tuition bill in state Senate

by Matt Lacy – A bill that would grant illegal aliens lower tuition rates than other US citizens passed the Colorado state Senate Monday on a strict party-line vote. The bill passed 20- 14 without a single Republican voting in … Continue reading

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Firefighters perform high angle rescue at Scott Elementary

Staff Reports — GREELEY – At 10:42 am, today (04/06/2012), firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 3000 13th St (Scott Elementary School) in Greeley on a report of someone who had fallen from a roof. Upon arrival, … Continue reading

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Wis. Gov. Scott Walker faces recall over balancing budget

by Matt Lacy — Following intense efforts by unions, first-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will face a recall election for signing a law that was needed to balance the budget in the state. On Friday, the Government Accountability Board voted … Continue reading

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District 6 “bans” sodas from school lunchrooms

by Jack Minor – Parents have expressed concerns over a recent notice advising them not to allow their children to bring sodas to school. In a recent newsletter, parents were told that as, per a policy passed by the school … Continue reading

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State Senate approves tuition break for illegals

by Matt Lacy – On a party line vote, the Democratic-controlled Colorado Senate approved a bill that would give a special tuition rate for illegal aliens living in the state. While other states have passed legislation granting illegals within their … Continue reading

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Santorum tells Weld residents Obama does not believe America is unique among nations

by Jack Minor – During Saturday’s Lincoln Day Dinner held by the Weld GOP, presidential candidate Rick Santorum trumpeted American exceptionalism boldly declaring that our founding documents were not the same as other countries’. Speaking to a record crowd of … Continue reading

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Prosecutor claims pro-lifer cannot pass out literature

by Peter Grady – Last week a federal judge in Denver slapped down a 10-claim complaint made by federal prosecutors against a peaceful abortion protestor in a case that has far reaching ramifications for those engaging in demonstrations across the … Continue reading

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Five D.C. prosecutors go after abortion protestor for passing out literature

by Jack Minor –   An abortion protestor is Colorado that is being prosecuted for passing out flyers outside of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Denver, has received legal help from a law firm that specializes in pro-life cases.   … Continue reading

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Personhood USA holds Presidential Pro-Life Forum

Personhood USA is hosting a national tele-town hall meeting with the Republican presidential candidates this Tuesday evening. Individuals are encouraged by Personhood USA to sign up on their website to participate in the forum. The town hall conference will be … Continue reading

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Disgraced Greeley schools need immediate changes across the board

by Craig Masters It is no longer possible for second and third rate schools to hide. Greeley schools have clearly demonstrated consistent performance – in the bottom third and worse. But the news for Greeley isn’t all bad. The readily … Continue reading

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District 6 looking for local businesses for job shadowing and internship opportunities

Staff Reports — School District 6 is seeking local businesses that can offer job shadowing and internship opportunities for high school juniors and seniors in 2012.   Interested businesses are invited to send representatives to a breakfast meeting from 8—9 … Continue reading

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Pastor, church in Oklahoma threatened with death, destruction for standing against homosexuality

by Jack Minor –   In a disturbing trend, “gay” groups are becoming more violent towards those who do not accept their lifestyle.   Last week, a pastor in Oklahoma received multiple death threats after he spoke for two minutes … Continue reading

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Landlord asks judge for permission to evict ground zero mosque

Landing gear from a 9/11 aircraft that crashed through property at 51 Park Place   by Jack Minor – Utility provider Con Edison, has asked a New York judge to grant them permission to evict the developer of a mosque … Continue reading

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Obama Grinch to ax Christmas tree tax, for now

image courtesy of Walter and moonbattery.com by Jack Minor – Following criticism by conservative media outlets and the public, the Obama administration has decided to delay a tax on Christmas trees. The 15 cent tax on each Christmas tree was … Continue reading

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SchoolBoard, Prop.103, City Council….Here’s sound advice

  Staff Reports  — Evans Fire Protection District – unnecessary.  Evans still has efficiencies to find and fat to cut before asking for tax hikes in these times.   Proposition 103 – This one is simple.  No. For many reasons, … Continue reading

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Candidates speak out on placement on Tribune’s “do not vote for” list

by Jack Minor – Three of the candidates the Tribune specifically said should not be elected to the school board say the newspaper’s statements reveal their bias to real and meaningful change for the district. In an editorial Sunday, the Tribune … Continue reading

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Broughton, Elliott, Rankin, Pike – right choices for schools

 Greeley Gazette  Editorial Board  Greeley schools are not exemplary by any stretch of the imagination.  The current SB doesn’t admit even this. City leaders and local Realtors often hear from businesses and individuals that refuse to move to Greeley because … Continue reading

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The Choices are very clear for education’s future

By Craig Masters Any one who has been exposed to the news and comments about the campers in New York who have named themselves Occupy Wall Street, must certainly understand the basic reasons these folks are there. They are frustrated, … 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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Gay activist group says let Bert and Ernie get married

    by Jack Minor  — A gay rights activist has started an online petition asking Sesame Street to have long term characters Bert and Ernie marry each other on the show to help teach young children to accept “gay” … Continue reading

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