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Republican Royals plot to limit voter choices

Although they said the right words, when republicans all across the country were elected or re-elected to stop Obama and rampant deterioration of freedom, liberty, and law and order, republican royalty simply spit on the voters’ ballots and funded even … Continue reading

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IRS issues regulations making invasive questions for conservative groups permanent

By Jack Minor –   Within just a few days of closing a comment period in which the vast majority spoke out against proposed draconian restrictions on political speech by the IRS, the tax agency went ahead and issued the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Hold onto your Guns and Tax Returns…

by Craig Masters The Second Amendment was included as a high priority for a reason. Neither Colorado liberals nor Barack Husein Obama himself and his all-mighty “Pen-of-Executive Powers” have the right to force citizens to be unable to defend themselves … Continue reading

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Clinton’s 2016 frontrunner status has some Dems nervous

By Jack Minor –   With the 2016 presidential elections nearly three years away, some Democrats are worried that Hillary Clintons early surge could haunt them during this year’s mid-term elections by draining much needed cash to fend off a … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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NAACP head says IRS justified in singling out conservative groups

by Peter Grady –   While there has been bipartisan outrage and concern over revelations the IRS has been singling out conservative groups for extra scrutiny, a former head  of the NAACP has praised the move saying it was perfectly legitimate to … Continue reading

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Gardner to IRS: You will be held accountable

WASHINGTON D.C. – Furious over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups seeking non-profit status, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) is demanding answers and offering to help affected groups in Colorado that were unfairly singled out.    In a letter to … Continue reading

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EEOC sued for religious discrimination

The government agency charged with investigating discrimination in the  workplace is itself facing a discrimination lawsuit by a worker claiming he was  forced to violate his religious beliefs. Greg Somers, an investigator for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,  has filed … Continue reading

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Women won’t need to be combat fighters.

by Craig Masters The subject line of this week’s military newsletter read: “17% of Marines Would Leave Over Women in Combat.” With the approval of the transfer to China of defense critical battery technology, our defense department spent millions of … Continue reading

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District 6 plunges to “priority improvement” status under Lang’s leadership

by Peter Grady –   District 6 announced a shocking bit of news Monday evening when it was revealed that the educational program under Superintendent Ranelle Lang has resulted in the Greeley-Evans school district being dropped to one step from … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Reese stymies critics by expanding business dealings

by Peter Grady –   A series of attacks by various groups over the years to destroy Brett Reese appear to have backfired as his holdings have actually increased over the past year.   Last week, Pirate 104.7 won the … Continue reading

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Jeffco approves bond measure but money won’t go to students

by Peter Grady –   While Greeley/Evans District 6 has formed an exploratory committee about a bond issue this November, the Jeffco school district has already done so, however critics say very little funding will actually go to benefit students. … Continue reading

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Churches able to raise money for PACs

Pastor Cripe by Peter Grady –   A church in Maine has announced it will be taking a special offering for a Political Action Committee; and, in what may surprise people, the action does not run afoul of IRS rules. … Continue reading

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Calif. Prop. 8 headed to Supreme Court

by Matt Lacy –   Following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals  rejection of an appeal that overturned California’s constitutional amendment declaring marriage to be between a man and woman, the issue finally appears to be headed for the United … Continue reading

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Georgia GOP to vote on personhood

by Jack Minor —   Republican voters in all 159 Georgia counties will have the opportunity to approve granting “personhood” status to all human beings beginning at the moment of conception.   The ballot question will appear on the July … Continue reading

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Debt-free Weld gets $52 million check from Anadarko

WELD COUNTY, CO – On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, Weld County Treasurer John Lefebvre and the Weld County Board of Commissioners recognized more than $52 million in tax payments from one of Weld County’s largest single property tax payers. Anadarko … Continue reading

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Blind Chinese dissident could soon be free

by Jack Minor — A blind  Chinese dissident who exposed China’s forced abortion policy, could soon  be free in the West if US and Chinese officials are able to successfully  iron out a deal to secure his asylum. Bob Fu … 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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Pope calls on US bishops to stand firm against “gay” marriage legislation

by Matt Lacy — Taking aim at attempts to legalize “gay” marriage in states around the country, Pope Benedict denounced the “powerful political and cultural currents” seeking to legalize “gay” marriage in the United States. Just this year, two states … Continue reading

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Obama care to feature mandatory premiums for abortion

by Matt Lacy — A brief filed with the Supreme Court opposing ObamaCare reveals that in addition to forcing Americans to purchase health insurance or face a fine, they must also pay a surcharge to fund abortions. The brief was … Continue reading

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Colo. Springs church split reveals divisiveness of “gay” marriage issue

by Matt Lacy – The recent decision by Colorado Springs Church  that predates statehood to pull out of its denomination reveals how much of a hot button issue the debate over same-sex  marriage is becoming in Christian circles. Last Sunday … Continue reading

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Weld County ACP to hold first caucuses as “major party” Tuesday evening

by Jack Minor — Going into its first election as a major party, the Weld County American Constitution party will be holding its caucuses at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Platteville Baptist Church. In 2010, the American Constitution Party … Continue reading

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Weld’s debt free status factored into Teletech decision for Greeley facility

by Jack Minor – The Chief Executive Officer of a new customer experience center moving to Greeley said they looked at many factors including Weld County’s sound financial footing when choosing where to locate. Ken Tuchman, CEO of TeleTech, along … Continue reading

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Obama extends job authorizations to immigrants affected by 2001 earthquake in El Salvador

by Peter Grady – In what some have said is an attempt to increase his approval ratings among Latino groups,  Obama’s administration will permit up to 215,000 immigrants from El Salvador to remain in America due to hardship from an … Continue reading

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This is victory? Iraq, Afghanistan make top 10 list for religious oppression

by Peter Grady – After 10 years of American blood being shed in Iraq and Afghanistan, the two countries are ranked in a top 10 list of countries with religious persecution. Open Doors USA, an organization dedicated to helping Christians … Continue reading

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School Board “plans” for plans – not students – again!

By Craig Masters Flashback…Nov 12, 2007…Colorado Commissioner of Education, Dwight Jones, today announced that six school districts are being removed from the state’s list of districts on “academic watch” due to significant growth in student achievement. If a district fails … Continue reading

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Iraqi Christians express concerns over U.S. pullout

by Matt Lacy – While President Obama boasted that Iraq is stable amidst the withdrawal of all U.S. forces, Christians in the country fear that is far from the truth. Speaking at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Obama told troops that … Continue reading

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Udall, ACLU attempted sleight of hand with opposition to military bill

by Peter Grady – The U.S. Senate passed a bill that the ACLU and Sen. Mark Udall said would allow the military to detain Americans on our own soil. S. 1867, the National Defense Authorization bill was opposed by President … Continue reading

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Sponsors of Prop. 8 have right to defend it, court rules

by Jack Minor –   The California Supreme Court has ruled that sponsors of Proposition 8 and other ballot measures have the right to defend them in court if the state refuses to do so.   Proposition 8 was a … Continue reading

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Voters not receiving ballots received four notices advising them of status

by Jack Minor – Critics have complained that the Weld County Clerk and Recorder has disenfranchised voters, however, a closer examination reveals that Moreno’s office has actually done more than the law required. The issue revolves around the mail-in ballots … 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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