Posts Tagged ‘something’

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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Renewable energy, oil, taxes and – huh!

by Craig Masters The coming campaigns are beginning to take shape.  As I watch the ads on television I have become confused over the basic motivation for some and the whole concept of others. Thinking I might not be the only one, I thought some of the best informed readers in the world might be [...]

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Obamacare deadline prompts world’s largest protest

by Craig Masters Civil rights riots and the Viet Nam War protests were the result of some Americans uniting in civil protests to tell their government to change a policy or rewrite a law. These protests made headline news. In a few cases, hundreds of thousands joined episodes of civil disobedience and risked being fined, [...]

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The secret of Easter: Just Believe

At this time of year it seems appropriate to describe the event in history that, at some point, forces each of us to make a decision. Easter is the holiday marked by a Christian claim that a man allegedly living in the first century was killed and actually came back to life.   Well, this [...]

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AZ reporter reveals White House press briefings staged

By Jack Minor –   It has become a modern staple of American life, the White House daily press briefing where people see the various reporters present attempt to raise their hand in an attempt to be called upon to ask a question. However, a shocking report by a CBS reporter from Arizona reveals that [...]

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Fracking for oil through Common Core

by Craig Masters I attended the Coloradoans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED) fracturing event held at Colorado School of Mines this past Wednesday evening. Even though the venue is probably one  of the most industry friendly venues in the country, it was nevertheless one of the largest crowds I have seen attend a “truth about [...]

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“Obama legacy one of lawlessness” member of Congress says

By Jack Minor –   Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann said history will record President Obama’s legacy as one of establishing lawlessness throughout the country on a variety of issues.   The remarks by Bachmann, who was a Republican presidential candidate, was made during a “Conversations with Conservatives” meeting on Jan. 15, sponsored by the Heritage Foundation, [...]

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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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December Economic Numbers Go From Upbeat to Ugly Down Very Quickly

By Mike McCune –   Whoever is eyeballing the economy better get rid of the old standby baloney from college testbooks. Something is rotting but the economists can’t find it.   However, one thing is conclusive: the economic numbers for December do not compute. Which casts a very dark cloud on the future.   The [...]

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Vegans and athletes can mix

In the latest debate over the vegan versus meat eaters debate one of the lesser known issues is whether athletes are able to live their vigorous lifestyle while forgoing meat, the answer may be surprising.   Battles between vegans and non-vegans have caused some to draw sharp lines. On the one hand there are the [...]

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2014 GMC Yukon Denali AWD by Stu Wright

The 2014 GMC Yukon represents the eighth year of  the Yukon’s style and form, and is a sister vehicle to the Chevrolet Tahoe.  The two nameplates have been sold by the respective manufacturers for over 20 years, and are classified as full-size SUVs. For the last half-dozen years, GMC vehicles have been offered as a more luxurious version [...]

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Shredded Constitution Means We Live On Borrowed Time

By Mike McCune –   The Constitution is under mass attack by progressive politicians. For this reason alone, the best news that could happen is a government shutdown to protect this document that contains all the principles on which this civil government was established.   The Constitution, despite popular belief today, did not guarantee any group or [...]

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UN Treaty Now Supercedes 2nd Amendment

by Craig Masters The United States signed the UN Arms treaty. The 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is now officially void – according to the United Nations and President Obama. From The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs: small arms are the weapons of choice in modern-day intra-State armed conflict and armed violence. But [...]

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Citizens could vote on Weld secession movement in Nov.

GREELEY, Colo. – A county in Colorado that was immortalized in the novel and  1978 miniseries “Centennial” once again could achieve fame as it finds itself in  a unique position among America’s counties – considering a bid to become the  51st state.   Weld County is one of the nation’s largest counties, and at nearly [...]

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Faith Bible Baptist Church to hold bible series on civil unions

by Peter Grady –   Faith Bible Baptist Church in Greeley will begin teaching a series of lessons on civil unions in light of the bible.   Pastor Matt Walters will be conducting the bible study on Sunday evenings at 6 pm. The church is located at 320 35th Ave. in Greeley.   In announcing [...]

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Armored car spills coins on Hwy 66

Weld County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the report of a Brink’s armored car that was parked in a lane of traffic on Hwy 66 near WCR 7. The armored car looked as if it had spilled something from the rear of the vehicle. Upon arrival, Deputies discovered that a the rear doors of the [...]

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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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Tribune calls District 6 students “resources”

Recent revelations that District 6 will be letting nearly 20 percent of their new teachers has caused the Greeley Tribune to blame part of the problem on charter schools by categorizing students as “resources” that the district is losing.   At Monday’s board of education meeting, District 6 Superintendent Ranelle Lang told board members that [...]

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Evidence confirms Jesus’ resurrection from the dead

At this time of year it seems appropriate to describe the event in history that, at some point, forces each of us to make a decision. Easter is the holiday marked by a Christian claim that a man allegedly living in the first century was killed and actually came back to life.   Well, this [...]

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Deadly killers accompaning illegal aliens into America

A physician congressman, with over three decades of experience in the American healthcare system has said concerns over illegal aliens who bring drug resistant strains of tuberculosis and other diseased into the country are an important issue that needs to be discussed as part of any immigration reform bill.   “It is something I am [...]

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Wall Street Thinks Bull Will Continue

by Michael McCune –   There is some amazement among Wall Street observers about how well the market is doing in the face of so many stern headwinds. Their continued amazement is either a sign of stupidity or culpability.   These analysts say there can be no major bear market and that the market has [...]

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“Beetlemania” 2013 Volkswagen Convertible

    I’m mixing metaphors on this date, February 7th, because 49 years ago today the Beatles (band) appeared on the Ed Sullivan show to perform their smash, “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”  The single had sold 1.5 million copies in under three weeks, and Americans were hungry for something enjoyable, just eleven weeks removed [...]

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Patrick Leahy denies he’s “playing games” in gun control committee

by Craig Masters Every trial attorney knows how important the art of questioning is to getting the answers they want the jury to hear. It is the height of gamesmanship in the court room. An example is the popular question: “Mr Witness, have you quit beating your wife”? If Mr. Witness never beat his wife, [...]

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Was Hillary on another anti-Israeli mission?

by Craig Masters Tehran, Iran, December 30, 2012 a story posted on Associated Press by Nasser Karimi Headline: “Iran announces US private plane crash landing 3 weeks ago, plane repaired. Iran state TV reported the incident as if it were no big deal at all! “The report stated that a small American commercial plane left [...]

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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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The Rant – Not Solyndra-sized But Another Stimulus Black Eye

Solyndra was the first boondoggle of the stimulus. It wasn’t the biggest but it was the first and it demonstrated beyond a shadow of a doubt why government and business differ–business has a bottom line that must be in the black, government just throws money at things and has no bottom line.   The latest, [...]

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Fast and Furiously – Obama attacks Free Speech

by Craig Masters Did you see this one coming? Muslim leaders from all over the world setting aside their violence against each other for a week of unity – against Americans’ Freedom of Speech. John Irish writes it this way on the Reuters web site: “Muslim leaders were in unison at the United Nations this [...]

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House 50 candidates show different views on regulations, Constitution

by Jack Minor –   During last week’s debates the two candidates for House District 50 revealed a stark contrast on the Constitution and helping small businesses with excessive regulation.   “Skip” Carlson, a small business owner, said the hindrance to job creation was excessive government regulations that make starting a business a lengthy and [...]

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Citing common themes, Fritzler Corn Maze goes with Peyton Manning

  by Jack Minor –       Citing common themes, Glenn Fritzler said they decided to go with a giant figure of Peyton Manning for this year’s Fritzler Corn Maze.       The 15 acre maze features a giant image of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning with No. 18 on his jersey. In [...]

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Pelosi: White House haunted

Susan B. Anthony by Peter Grady –   In meetings around the country, House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi has said she has talked to ghosts in the White House.   In May, Pelosi was speaking to a gathering of the Women’s Political Committee and told those attending that while at the White House for a [...]

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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 perhaps the first time in my life.   When the disturb meal was completed the debate [...]

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SCOTUS gives Him an inch… … …

by Craig Masters When you have a dollar in your hand and the government takes it at the point of a gun, does it really matter whether the Supreme Court names that action a “tax” or a “fine?” You no longer have your dollar. This morning, for the second time this week, the Supreme Court [...]

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Commissioners formally ask for meeting with Governor

by Jack Minor –   WELD COUNTY, CO – The Weld County Commissioners have formally requested a meeting with Governor John Hickenlooper to ask for immediate action regarding the disaster emergency declared yesterday at the Commissioners’ Board Meeting.   On June 11, 2012, the Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution declaring a disaster emergency for Weld [...]

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American Pie – 2013 Chevy Malibu Eco

Don McLean’s magnum opus (best work), “American Pie”, was written and performed in 1971, thereafter becoming the No. One U. S. hit and staying in that position for four weeks during 1972.  When asked, years later, what “American Pie” means, McLean responded that it “means I never have to work again.”  The song’s lyrics bring [...]

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“Gay” marriage is legal in all 50 states

by Jack Minor – Evangelical Lutherans in the St. Paul, Minnesota area went on record against changing the Minnesota Constitution to define marriage as a union between a man and woman.   The Saint Paul Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America overwhelmingly passed a resolution to publicly oppose the marriage amendment at [...]

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