Posts Tagged ‘television’

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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“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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Dem lawmakers losing ground in Obamacare ad war

Democrats who voted unilaterally for Obamacare are becoming increasingly uneasy at a non-stop bombardment of television ads reminding voters of their vote for the president’s signature health care plan. As public polls consistently show a majority of American either opposed or leery of the law, democrats have frequently said the primary reason for the American […]

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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 by Foreign Policy, which shows a snapshot from the FBI’s fact sheet both before and […]

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2014 Buick Verano 1SL FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

Americans in big numbers are getting into Buick sedans; in fact big Americans are getting into Buick sedans.  I recently reviewed the company’s LaCrosse offering, noting that Shaquille O’Neal drives one in television commercials and is a spokesman.  Another Buick spokesman is Denver Bronco Peyton Manning, seen on television at the wheel of a Buick […]

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Online marketing helping spur economic recovery

As the US economy continues to sputter along, there does appear to be one surprising factor that is preventing it from becoming even worse, online marketing.   With the rise of the internet a new way for companies being able to make their presence known was created. In the past companies would have to advertise […]

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After 40 years, Bertha Lynn signs off KMGH 7 News

Brush News Tribune – Bertha Lynn will sign off from 7News on Friday after 37 years on Denver television, the last 29 with KMGH. Lynn will become executive director of the Children’s Diabetes Fund. The 11 a.m. broadcast on Friday will be her last. The much honored anchor began in Denver TV with a summer internship […]

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Fox 31 “Investigative” reporters may attempt to scam gun sellers

by Craig Maasters Area gun owners are reporting that two reporters working for KDVR Fox 31 television have attempted to make “straw” purchases of guns listed for sale on the online site, armslist.com. Josh Bernstein, who is listed on the television station’s web site as ‘senior investigative reporter,’ and Julie Hayden, a local reporter, have […]

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“Soul, Man” 2013 Kia Soul! Compact FWD Sedan

When I asked the press fleet manager what kind of vehicle was coming here for testing this week, he answered, “Soul, man”, and it brought to mind one of my favorite old songs by Sam & Dave – “Soul Man”.  It was co-written by Isaac Hayes, of “Shaft” fame, who noticed during a television newscast […]

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Obama’s Economy: Hostess to shut doors, lay off 18,500 workers

by Jack Minor –   An American icon announced it will be closing its doors and laying off 18,500 workers as Hostess, the makers of Twinkies and Wonder bread, announced they will be going out of business following a crippling strike by union members.   Hostess is well known to several generations of Americans for […]

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Benghazi likened to Watergate as lawmakers call for special probe

by Peter Grady –   Saying they have no confidence in the Obama administration’s ability to investigate itself over the Benghazi attack that resulted in four dead Americans, Republican lawmakers have called for a special select committee based on the format used to investigate the Watergate break in and cover up.   At a news […]

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Controversy continues to swirl over unemployment numbers

by Matt Lacy –   Criticism continues to mount over last week’s unemployment numbers which are now below the eight percent benchmark considered a hindrance to an incumbent president’s reelection.   It has long been noted that no post World War II president has ever been re-elected with unemployment above the eight percent mark. Now […]

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Red books Blue books, Good books Poll books

by Craig Masters Amazon.com updates one of the season’s most interesting polls daily. But in this poll there are no pollsters. This poll tracks no demographic, no ‘likely voters,’ no registered party members or other selected group. This poll tracks shipping addresses of purchased books classified as either liberal or conservative in nature or marketing. […]

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Greeley Senior Center to get defibrillator

by Peter Grady –   The Heart Safe City program and members of the Greeley Police Department will be dedicating a new lifesaving piece of equipment to the Greeley Senior Activity Center this Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.   The center will be receiving a new Automated External Defibrillator (AED), which will be installed and put […]

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Greeley to hold meeting discussing High Park fire effect on water supply

GREELEY — The Greeley City Council will hear a report at 5 p.m. today, June 12 regarding the current and possible impacts of the High Park Fire on Greeley’s water supply.  The presentation will cover the challenges to Greeley’s water supply and the actions the City is currently taking and will take in the future […]

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GPS tracking reveals Bible balloons landing in North Korea

by Jack Minor —   In an example how “the word of God is not bound” a Korean-American NGO that launches Bibles and gospel flyers into North Korea 70-80 times a year has said it now has proof the balloons are in fact reaching their target. By using GPS tracking devices overlaid onto Google maps, […]

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Evans “Playful City USA” four years in a row

      For the 4th consecutive year, the city of Evans has earned the distinction of being a “Playful City USA” by a group that empowers communities to build playgrounds.   The American Academy of Pediatrics says that play is critical to brain development. It allows children to use their creativity while simultaneously developing […]

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Get moving for health during May

Staff Reports — Greeley – May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.  This year, Healthy Weld 2020 joins the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports to challenge residents to get moving for health and to get active and fit during the month of May.   According to the executive director of the President’s […]

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Judge rules school must allow access to sexually explicit LGBT sites

by Jack Minor — A federal judge has ordered a Missouri school district to unblock its web filters and give students access to sexually explicit material by the middle of March. A US District Judge issued a preliminary junction against the Camdenton R – III School District banning them from using filtering software. The American […]

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Neutrality towards “gay” lifestyle now considered bullying

by Peter Grady — While the Justice Department says a bullying settlement involving Minnesota’s largest school district should be a model for all US schools, an analyst at the Family Research Council disagrees. The Anoka-Hennepin School Board approved the settlement 5-1 at its meeting Monday evening, agreeing to a long list of measures to help […]

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Crystal Cathedral “comes home” as Rev. Schuller resigns

  by Matt Lacy —   After years of financial struggles, the Crystal Cathedral is finally “coming home” as the congregation will be getting a new name after the facility became the property of the Roman Catholic Church last month.   Under the terms of the $57.5 million sale, the ministry would be allowed to […]

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in Egypt: Admires Arab Spring…

  الربيع العلاميةربي قيام انتفاضة إس by Craig Masters For those who don’t read Arabic, the headline reads: Arab Spring is an Islamic Uprising – as translated by the author. Could any liberal politician have demonstrated the art of deception and doublespeak to hide their real viewpoint better than Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg […]

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Super Bowl to air graphic abortion ad during game

by Matt Lacy – While the Super Bowl commercial has become a mainstream staple of the game, viewers in some markets will be shown something new, commercials featuring bloody aborted babies. Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue, is running for president. However, Terry is not running on the Republican ticket, but is running as a […]

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Millions in donations are from stolen credit cards. Where’s the charity?

  By Craig Masters Weld County news readers should be familiar with the name Stratfor Security. This is the Austin based international security ‘think tank’ that has been mentioned several times during the news coverage of the David Hartley shooting on Falcon Lake Reservoir on the Texas, Mexican border. On Christmas day the web site of […]

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Handel’s Messiah: Still a favorite 270 years later

by Matt Lacy – While many have been moved by the Hallelujah chorus of Handel’s Messiah, many may be shocked to learn the piece was originally intended to be used as a tool to reach the masses with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. George Frederic Handel was a German citizen who moved to London in […]

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Walmart donates $790,000 and they’re just getting started

                By Craig Masters Last weekend some 50 people demonstrated in front of the Walmart distribution center in eastern Larimer county. Not satisfied with the lack of attention they were receiving, several of the members of the group stepped up their attempt to make the evening news by […]

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Danger: psychologist says Rudolph advocates bullying

by Matt Lacy – Parents who sit down to watch the holiday classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” may be surprised to know they are advocating bullying and causing harm to their children, according to a psychologist. For many older Americans, who grew up watching the children’s classic on television every Christmas, the show is a […]

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FCC to “shut down” all radio, TV programming for nationwide test

by Jack Minor – For the first time, the federal government will be conducting a nationwide test of the Emergency Broadcast System on all television and radio stations simultaneously. We are all familiar with the occasional test on radio or television stations, with the alert followed by the words “this is a test of the […]

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British Riots – Preview to America 201?

BBC – “We ain’t got no jobs, no money … We heard that other people were getting things for free, so why not us?” explained E. Nan, surrounded by other youths in Hackney in east London. Google ‘British riots’ and you can read the details of riots across England in the King’s English. Many of […]

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Proof of paranormal??? Some say “Maybe”

By Mike Bauman There is a Youtube sensation going around that some contend provides proof of the existence of the supernatural.  The clip, which was taken from a broadcast of the Larry King Live television program, claims to show a ghostly image walking through a shot at Michael Jackson’s former home.  The producers of the […]

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Greeley’s Rubber Stamp City Council

By Dr. Michelle Bellini  – The Greeley City Council meeting July 19th was an excellent example of democracy – Russian-style democracy, that is. The meeting began on a very positive note. Our very own City Manager, Roy Otto, was awarded Colorado’s City Manager of the Year. Mr. Otto certainly deserves some kind of an award, […]

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Stay informed when severe weather strikes

Spring and early summer are the most volatile times of the year for severe weather producing tornados and damaging hail and winds. Here are suggestions that can help you be prepared and informed. Most of us  rely on the media and the weather alerts that come from radio and television. This is a good source […]

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Effective Parenting

After reading endless books on parenting, listening to advice from family members, and trying all of the methods, you may be even more confused than when you first began. Parenting is a journey and everyone seems to have their own opinion on what you should do about this or that. There are methods that say […]

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Booty for sale

by Vanessa Dominguez A cultural phenomenon is re-defining once again what makes an attractive woman and in the process illustrating the human proclivity to emulate fame. In the past, American women with large backsides were considered fat and unattractive. These women were encouraged to diet and exercise in an effort to lose weight and become […]

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Evans company pays money to locals for helping save lives

Story and photo by Jack Minor     While many people would like the chance to save a person’s life, a local Evans business not only lets you do that but pays you for doing it.  CSL Plasma, located at 3505 11th Avenue in Evans, is open seven days a week. In just an hour or […]

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