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The Survey says… U.S. #2 – in Ignorance

Since 2009 nearly every indicator of a nation’s health has shown the U.S. is in decline compared to other major nations. It seems the “change” that was promised in the great campaign of 2008 has come about. But is unimaginable … Continue reading

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2014 Nissan Altima 2.5 SV FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

Two years ago I wrote of Al Hirt, famed New Orleans trumpeter and bandleader, owning a bar on Bourbon Street in the 60’s, and that I was sure that I had been in it at some point while serving in the … Continue reading

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2014 Lexus LS460 AWD Sedan by Stu Wright

The most recent press loan car that I received was, last week, a Lexus LS460 4-door sedan with all-wheel drive.  The team that delivered the car to Greeley was Rocky Mountain Redline, a fleet management firm in Dacono.  The car … Continue reading

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2014 Lexus IS350C Convertible Review by Stu Wright

    Lexus, Toyota’s luxury car division that has been around for 25 years, sells cars in 70 countries and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.  The name of the company’s product was selected from a list that included Verone, Calibre, … Continue reading

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2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid AWD SUV Review by Stu Wright

    The week before last I received for testing, a Toyota Highlander Hybrid, a Limited top-of-the-line unit that carried an M.S.R.P. of $50,875.00, including freight.  The Limited hybrid’s base price of $49,790.00 had, as an option, a set of … Continue reading

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2014 Lexus RX350 F Sport AWD Crossover by Stu Wright

Several Lexus vehicles have been delivered to me for testing since 2010, and the latest was the RX350 luxury crossover SUV.  It came in Nebula Gray Pearl metallic, and inside it featured the black leather interior with black trim and … Continue reading

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2013 Toyota Highlander Limited 4WD Review by Stu Wright

For 2013, Toyota’s Highlander remains essentially unchanged since the 2011 model year update.  It is a car-based mid-sized SUV with seven-passenger, three row seating.  Sales of the Highlander (125,000+ in 2013) sits way below that of the RAV4 and way … Continue reading

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2014 Fiat 500L Easy FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

I drove the Fiat to Denver today, and enjoyed the view from the driver’s seat.  The car has three windshields, essentially, and up top is a mammoth double power moon roof with shade.  The glass opening is nearly as big as the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Lies, NSA Spies, and the Sons of Liberty: Will You Choose Dangerous Freedom or Peaceful Slavery?

By John W. Whitehead     “All governments are run by liars.”—Independent journalist I.F. “Izzy” Stone   President Obama has managed, with singular assistance from Congress and the courts, to mangle the Constitution through repeated abuses, attacks and evasions.   … Continue reading

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2014 Scion tC 3-Door Liftback Review by Stu Wright

Recently a new 2014 Scion tC was delivered to me for testing.  Scion (descendant) is the name Toyota chose in 2002 for their new division that markets automobiles to North American members of Generation Y.  In other words, descendants of … Continue reading

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Government of the Rich, by the Rich and for the Rich: It’s Time for ‘Militant Nonviolent Resistance’

By John W. Whitehead   “[E]verywhere, “time is winding up,” in the words of one of our spirituals, “corruption in the land, people take a stand, time is winding up.”—Martin Luther King Jr. We now live in a two-tiered system … 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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Chase now limiting withdrawal amounts

New reports that Chase Bank is preparing to limit withdrawals for business customers has caused some to wonder if the bank has inside knowledge about a possible upcoming financial calamity facing the United States.   Infowars first reported that they … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus LS460 AWD 4-Door Sedan

Recently I was loaned a 2013 Lexus LS460 four-door sedan for testing and it was brought to my house in Greeley by an Automotive Media Solutions driver.  It came in Starfire Pearl (white) metallic, the interior was black semi-aniline (perforated) … Continue reading

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Lawlessness begins at the top

by Craig Masters This week we took some time to climb to the top of a mountain for some backcountry camping in Rocky Mountain National Park. We obtained our required permit and paid the fee. We rented the required bear-proof food … Continue reading

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“Getting Better” 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i AWD Touring SUV

    The Beatles 1967 hit, “Getting Better” was one of the last songs created from scratch by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and was included on the album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”  Its production on March 23rd, 1967, … Continue reading

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Will John Morse resign for the Party

by Craig Masters “We’ll go through these signatures with a fine-toothed comb,” Morse told the TV station KDVR. “and we’ll file some protests with the Secretary of State’s office because we know a lot of these signatures were gathered based … Continue reading

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Group stirring up anti-Christian sentiments in military now complaining about coverage

An anti-Christian activist who praised and called attention to a news article that revealed the military was preparing to make it illegal for Christians to share their faith is now crying foul after conservative outlets including WND picked up on … Continue reading

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Log In My Eye, a Speck in yours

I find it appalling that our liberal lawmakers, not only have endorsed Civil Unions, but opened the doors to our public buildings, with public officials, after hours, in order to conduct civil ceremonies for the homosexual community. Would I, as … Continue reading

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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”.  … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Were top commanders in Middle East relieved for refusing to stand down over Benghazi?

by Matt Lacy –   The White House has denied reports that top commanders in the Middle East have been relieved over their commands for disobeying orders to stand down while the US ambassador and other Americans were being attacked … Continue reading

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“Java” – 2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 SV 4-Door Sedan

    Al Hirt, famed New Orleans trumpeter and bandleader, owned a bar on Bourbon Street in the 60’s, and I’m sure I was in it at some point while serving in the Air Force nearby.  My favorite watering hole, however, … Continue reading

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2012 Infiniti FX35 Limited Edition AWD Crossover

   This past week in Illinois I was presented an Infiniti FX35 to drive around the state.  Ruth and I picked it up at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and set sail to the Northwest towards Rockford.  Our ultimate destination was … Continue reading

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Top Obama advisor gets big payday tied to Iran

by Craig Masters August 5, 2012, the Washington Post reported that senior Obama advisor, David Plouffe, had received $100,000 from a company that owns the multi-billion dollar Iranian cellular phone company Irancell. If your bank or business would do this … Continue reading

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2012 Infiniti EX35 Journey AWD Crossover

    Infiniti’s extensive lineup of 13 models provides a vehicle for pretty much anyone’s taste, and in the middle of the group lies the EX35 compact crossover.  Infiniti, the luxury division of Nissan Motor Company, has been selling automobiles in … Continue reading

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Little Things – 2012 Volvo XC70 T6 AWD Wagon

Bobby Goldsboro is a well-known singer-songwriter to me, but I didn’t know he was THIS well-known.  THIS man had eleven top-40 U. S. Billboard Hot 100 hits, and twelve on the country charts.  The Florida native that once played guitar … Continue reading

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6th Avenue Poudre River Bridge closing scheduled

Staff Reports   GREELEY – Beginning Monday, June 4, the 6th Avenue bridge over the Poudre River will be closed for maintenance. The bridge will be closed for approximately ten days; weather or other factors could extend the project.   The … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus AWD GS350 Sedan

            Lexus, Toyota Motor Corporation’s luxury car division, has been producing GS series automobiles since 1993.  The GS lies in the middle of the Lexus sedan lineup, between IS at the bottom and the LS … Continue reading

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UCCC $58 tickets to Taj Mahal for $29

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – This week’s deal gets you two tickets to Taj Mahal this Saturday, May 19,  at 7:30pm at the Union Colony Civic Center Experience Taj Mahal and his band for this onetime concert only. Describe … Continue reading

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Steak or Sizzle? Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

This last week I received my fourth Subaru to test, a 2012 Outback with the six-cylinder engine.  It was the 3.6R “Limited” model in Ice Silver metallic with black leather interior.  This car is made by Fuji Heavy Industries, a … Continue reading

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Affinity for Infiniti – 2012 G25x AWD Sedan

I have been presented three Infiniti automobiles for review, and must say I have enjoyed them all.  The least expensive of those three was brought over last week, the G25x all-wheel drive four-door sedan.  Infiniti is the luxury division of … Continue reading

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2012 Toyota Prius Model Five

The Toyota Prius, America’s top-sellng hybrid car, was introduced in our country in 1997.   The Prius accounts for almost 51% of the 270,000 or so hybrids sold in America each year, and globally the U.S. accounts for half of Prius production.  … Continue reading

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“Little Deuce Coupe” – 2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR Review

      The 1963 Beach Boys hit was the b-side single opposite “Surfer Girl,” and was about a b-car; the 1932 Ford model B.  “Deuce” in the song title was a result of the last digit in that model … Continue reading

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Obama to give US missile defense secrets to Russians

U.S. SM-3 by Matt Lacy – Coming on the heels of massive troop drawdowns and massive cuts to the U.S. military, the Obama administration is planning on sharing U.S. missile secrets with the Russians. The military could face cuts of … Continue reading

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