Tag Archives: Thomas Jefferson

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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Why Applaud Hollowness?

by Michael McCune —   Did you watch the State of the Union address? I didn’t. Instead I removed all the emotion of the moment and got a printed transcript of the speech the next day.   I do not … Continue reading

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The Rant — Food Supply Not Keeping Pace with Demand

The United Nations just issued numbers on food inflation that contradicts Federal Reserve Chairman Ben “BS” Bernanke’s assessments. “Hunger Games” may not be just a movie much longer.   The UN food agency reported Friday that food prices are “rising again.” Old BS just … Continue reading

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Greeley FD honors 9/11 fallen firefighters with “memorial stairclimb”

A team of 13 Greeley firefighters honored the 343 firefighter who gave their lives on 9/11 by participating in the Denver 9/11 Memorial Stairclimb.   The annual stairclimb consists of firefighters climbing 110 stories, which was the height of the … Continue reading

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Bankrupt Municipalities But First Step in U.S. Debt Crisis

by Mike McCune —   As individuals, as a community, as business owners and workers, and as public employees we each have some difficult decisions to make in the near future. The unassailable problem is debt, public and private, that … Continue reading

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Weak Housing Market Extends Recovery Road

by Mike McCune   You have probably heard little from the housing market recently. Didn’t you know the housing market had “hit bottom” according to many Wall Street analysts and was no longer a concern?   Not so fast with … Continue reading

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The Rant: America’s Pump Price Pain Is Pure Fed Folly

by Mike McCune —   The top headline in today’s local paper recently read “Who’s To Blame For Gas Prices?–The More We Pay At The Pump, The More We Want To Know Who Is Responsible.” There were pictures of President … Continue reading

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The Rant: Slowing Economy Faces Major Obstacles

by Mike McCune — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke remarked on the U.S. unemployment rate early Monday to the National Association for Business Economics. He noted the economy must grow much more quickly than is its current pace to make any … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

Staff Reports — by Betty Grauberger   Senior Breakfasts are once again on the first Thursday each month here at the senior center.   $4.50 for all you can eat and no reservations required.   See you on the 5th of April. … Continue reading

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The Rant – Experts Puzzled As Americans Shun Stock Markets

by Mike McCune — “I have sworn on the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.”–Thomas Jefferson The markets may reach the moon in their gravity-defying surge but Main Street American consumers … Continue reading

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Who’s in Charge

Guest Column By Marvin Wirth First I laughed till I cried, then I just cried at the Bruce Broderius Editorial of June 5th in the Greeley Tribune. His arguments were so pathetic. The function of government is to protect the … Continue reading

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A Threat to Freedom in America

Daniel McKenna   –                Communism and socialism are two forms of government that have been greatly rejected in America since the ideas originated. Yet today, Barrack Obama advocates “spreading the wealth,” which is a euphemism for socialism. American Muslims are … Continue reading

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Group encourages Greeley residents to rededicate to protecting Constitution

By Jack Minor While many media outlets are calling attention to Constitution Day Friday, Sept. 17, one group is going a step farther and calling on Greeley residents to celebrate Constitution week. The Daughters of the American Revolution, Centennial State … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

God willing and the creek don’t rise….we are heading for Nederland on Monday, September 20th for our Fall Color Trip and to visit the Carousel of Happiness. The Carousel is a 1910 Loof carousel with 58 plaful animals carved by … Continue reading

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