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Is Opting out of History possible?

Abraham Lincoln understood the importance of history in decision making for the future. He explained it this way, “History is a relentess master. It has no present, just the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is … Continue reading

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FBI: Law enforcement no longer top priority

In what could be an ominous sign, the FBI has announced on their website that they are no longer focusing on law enforcement as their primary mission, but are instead joining the war on terror.   The change was noted … Continue reading

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Default Hits Not On Debt But Unpaid SS

By Mike McCune —   It is disheartening to discover all those anger management classes I took are wasted when I listen to what passes for new reports.   Monday morning it was the effects of the government shutdown that … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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In ‘honor’ of Tax Day

by Craig Masters While false reports about sequestration forcing reductions in such high profile defense spending as the Blue Angels’ performances at air shows, real reductions in U.S. military readiness programs are happening. Yet the expansion of the IRS army … Continue reading

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Fed’s “Recession Index” Trumps Sequester

by Michael McCune —   Attention, class: The word of the day is “Sequester.”   Isn’t it funny how a word you really never heard before 2013 is now threatening to topple our economy? At least it is if you … Continue reading

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Communist Party backs Obama in fiscal cliff negotiations

by Jack Minor – The Communist Party USA, which supported Obama during the 2012 election, has now signed on board with the President’s economic plan and is calling on its members to work with unions to pressure Republicans in Congress … Continue reading

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D.C. Eyes Retirement Accounts To Meet Expenses

Debt, public debt to be exact, is no longer a problem in America–at least according to the Democrats following their big win last week. By their accounts the Earth’s orbit has been changed so we no longer need fuel to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Social Security Program A Lifetime Expense

by Mike McCune —   In 1975, during a sumptuous dinner with my grandparents, my grandfather was harping about the paltry sum he was receiving for Social Security. That led to a rather spirited argument because I vehemently disagreed with him for … Continue reading

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Adamson to conduct Social Security seminar

GREELEY- Adamson Funeral & Cremation Services will be hosting a seminar sponsored by Tom Formica, Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC.  The Social Security Seminar will be held on Tuesday August 7th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Adamson Reception … Continue reading

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“Gays” still pressing for govt. approval

by Peter Grady —   An attorney says a bill introduced in Congress that would provide same gender pairs Social Security benefits violates the spirit and intent of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). DOMA which passed with wide bi-partisan … Continue reading

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Terrible 10 of ObamaCare, think tank says public has good reason to oppose legislation

by Matt Lacy — While much of the reporting critical of the president’s health care plan has focused on the individual mandate, The Heritage Foundation has issued a new report called “The 10 terrible provisions of Obama care that you … 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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UN officials admit they want global tax

by Peter Grady – Long dismissed as the stuff of conspiracy “nuts” the United Nations has admitted that it really does want to impose a global tax. Opponents of the United Nations have long said that the organization wanted the … Continue reading

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The Rant – Greenspan Speaks, American Wallets Will Get Lighter

by Mike McCune Ex-Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan opined about the impending financial collapse of the American government “on the record” Jan. 5. While he scored some point with statements like “Arithmetic demands it (change in the economy)” and “The … Continue reading

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Obama fundraising e-mail expresses fear over “tea party extremists”

  by Matt Lacy –   The Obama campaign appears to have shown us who they are really concerned about running against, a solidly conservative candidate instead of moderate Mitt Romney.   Following the Iowa caucus last night Jim Messina, … Continue reading

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The Rant

by Mike McCune — The time-tested fundamentals taught in economics classes everywhere are missing to support the recent rises across the globe. Anyone who would have invested with the fundamentals so twisted would have been flunked by every professor I … Continue reading

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Obama scuttling payroll tax cut extension

by Peter Grady – After repeated calls for an extension of the payroll tax cut, President Obama is now the one standing in the way of extending the cut. For weeks, Obama has been pressing for an extension of the … Continue reading

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Super committee failure: Bush’s fault

by Matt Lacy– After the “super committee” announced it had failed in its mission to cut $1 trillion from a $15 trillion dollar deficit, both sides started playing the blame game. ABC News ostensibly blamed former President Bush for the … Continue reading

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Economic Civil War

An economic civil war is about to engulf the United States. The root is the 73-year-old lie called Social Security, the foes are Baby Boomers and their children and grandchildren.   Despite what the government says, Social Security is a … Continue reading

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(This is the 5th installment of a series intended to explain why the global economic recession defies expert projections and continues on the path to collapse.)

    In George Orwell’s 1984, government had made it a crime not to think as it wanted you to. It had broken down the family by having individual members report on other members. So everyone was essentially alone in … Continue reading

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A Strong Central Government Insures Equality, Prosperity for All

 by Craig Masters  – Only a larger, stronger federal government can save the American Dream. This was the message that supporters of the Democratic Party budget plan brought to U.S. House and Senate members’ offices across the country Tuesday, July … Continue reading

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Hawaii refuses subpoena of Obama birth certificate, citing privacy concerns

    by Jack Minor      – The Hawaii Department of Health has refused to comply with a subpoena compelling the state to provide access to the original, filed copy of the President’s birth certificate, citing privacy laws. In April, President … Continue reading

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Evans going green, city to get power from solar energy

  story and photo by Jack Minor         Evans has agreed to let a local alternative energy company install solar panels to provide electricity to the city. Greg Bohan, Chief Investment Officer for Renewable Social Benefit Funds, … Continue reading

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President uses SSN from Connecticut – suspicion continues to mount

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Winning the Global Economic Race

U.S. Senator Mark Udall As I’ve traveled across our state in the last two years, Coloradans from Southern Colorado to the Western Slope and to the Eastern Plains have told me that they think the focus in Washington, D.C. should … Continue reading

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President uses SSN from Connecticut, despite never having grown up there

by Jack Minor   A private detective said using resources available to her she has discovered President Obama has been using a social security number from Connecticut despite never having lived in the state.   Susan Daniels, a private detective … Continue reading

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President Obama, here’s how to fix the economy!!

Dear Mr. President,     Please find below my suggestion for fixing America ‘s economy.   Instead of giving billions of dollars to companies that will squander the money on lavish parties and unearned bonuses, use the following plan.  You can call … Continue reading

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Renfroe was Right!

By Mike Bauman Last April, State Senator Scott Renfroe, R-Greeley, made a call on the Senate floor to eliminate Disability and Dental insurance for state employees as a way to help balance the budget.  At the time, Renfroe was vehemently … Continue reading

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Ruby Slaughter

Ruby Slaughter, 87 of Greeley, died on December 24, 2010 at the Hospice & Palliative Care of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit. She was born on September 27, 1923 in Jourdanton, Texas to Eulogio and Theresa (Garcia) Slaughter.  She lived in … Continue reading

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Google suppressing coverage of Lakin court-martial

By Jack Minor Search engine giant Google appears to be hiding recent coverage of Lt. Col. Terry Lakin’s court-martial by burying the coverage deep in the search rankings. A Google search of the term, “Lt. Colonel Lakin,” revealed only a … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Mike McCune The Bush-era tax relief measures are being loudly discussed in Washington have little resemblance in fact to what is being claimed. The only real thing you have to understand is the “tax cuts” under debate … Continue reading

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Court rules using someone else’s social security number not identity theft

By Jack Minor The Colorado Supreme Court issued a ruling that using someone else’s Social Security number is not identity theft as long as you use your own name with it. The case involved Felix Montes-Rodriguez who went to Hajek … Continue reading

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Bennet refuses to pull “misleading” ad, asks Buck to violate campaign finance laws

Story and photos By Jack Minor Michael Bennet has publicly refused to pull a campaign ad that Denver television stations and newspapers have called misleading, saying the media is mistaken. Bennet has been running an ad that purportedly shows Ken … Continue reading

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