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Banning Almonds could save Colorado ranches

Are hedge funds managers betting on the Almond Earthquake? Their economic value is second only to milk, but unlike the ‘happy ‘ cows , almond trees are demanding more than their fair share of resources of California. As an entrepreneur … Continue reading

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A crisis of Truth in America

The opening paragraph of the Declaration of Independence contains the five “W’s”: who, what, where, when and why. In the first line following the opening paragraph, the Declaration then begins in detail by stating that the document is rooted in … Continue reading

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An Absolute Right to Refuse Service

By Matt Barber Albert Einstein once said, “Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.” He was right. In the aftermath of the Arizona religious freedom skirmish, I have a few questions for those who would presume … 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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4 Suicides in 4 Days Is A Warning

By Mike McCune —   Michael Dueker…William Broeksmit…Karl Slym…Gabriel Magee. Chance are you’ve never heard of any of these people. But they are important to the world population and they are all linked together.   Dueker, Broeksmit, Slym and Magee all … Continue reading

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Your Safe, Moral Boy Scouts Alternative Is …

By Matt Barber  It was Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 6, 2013. The huge hall was overflowing, the convention sold out. Over 1,200 attendees, with many spilling out into the foyer, eagerly awaited the announcement. What would this safe, moral and non-sexualized … Continue reading

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Wall Street Anticipates Fed’s Support

by Mike McCune —   The Federal Reserve is about to open meetings today. That explains the stock surge yesterday. Wall Street is paralyzed and needs Ben Bernanke’s unconditional support.   But a warning label came from one of the … Continue reading

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A message to send to Colorado Senators

submitted through Craig Masters You are urged to contact every Senator with this information. If the American Bill of Riights can be picked apart and destroyed line by line, then Freedom can not survive anywhere on Earth. Whether you care about … Continue reading

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These are truly confusing times in America

by Craig Maasters It is only February, and already this year the administration has announced it is allowing the transfer to China of the high technology battery systems for weapons and defense guidance on which the American taxpayers invested millions … Continue reading

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President tells Coloradoans we are better off…

by Craig Masters The President’s case that you’re better off… Last week, the Fed reported a sharp contraction in the country’s industrial output. The report showed that production from factories, mines, and utilities fell by 1.2 percent last month. This … Continue reading

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Bond issue good deal for taxpayers

by Scott Rankin — Whenever I hear about a tax increase being proposed, I usually cringe.  My immediate reaction is that I already pay too much in taxes, especially to the federal government. After gaining my composure, I typically ask … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Inaction Would Be Blessing In Long Term

by Mike McCune —   Market investors are expecting help from the Federal Reserve as the recovery stalls so the markets continue to move higher. But experts are suddenly divided on the question of the value of another helping handout … Continue reading

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Scandal Has Financial System On Verge of Global Meltdown

by Mike McCune —   If you are like most Americans, you’ve probably heard the term LIBOR. But if you are like like most Americans, you do not realize the impact this tiny particle of the economy has on everything … Continue reading

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Food stamp users get double value at local farmers’ market

GREELEY- The Greeley Farmers’ Market at the Depot announces a new program that provides increased benefits to residents who are on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The new “SNAP it up!” program, funded by a grant through the … Continue reading

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Media ignoring boycott effect on J.C. Penny losses

by Peter Grady —   National retailer J. C. Penny reported a bigger than expected loss in the first quarter and the leader of her pro-family group said they believe the reason for the loss go far beyond what the … Continue reading

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Obama quotes first murderer to justify social programs

by Peter Grady — In a campaign speech in Vermont on Friday, President Barack Obama quoted the first murderer to argue for several policies involving what some have said amounts to government transferring wealth from one group of citizens to … 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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T.J. Maxx to open Greeley store

Staff Reports —   FRAMINGHAM, MA (March, 2012) — T.J.Maxx, the nation’s largest off-price retailer, will open a new store in Greeley on March 18th. The 25,000 sq. ft. store will be located at Centerplace of Greeley, 4110 Centerplace Drive. … Continue reading

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The Rant: Green Technology Simply Isn’t Economically Sustainable

When the NOAA announced the results of its acidic study of the oceans last spring, I asked one simple question, “You claim the oceans are more acidic now than they have been in 800,000 years and it is due to … Continue reading

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Qdoba to offer BOGO for a kiss this Valentine’s Day

Staff Reports — Qdoba Mexican Grill®, known for its wide variety of handcrafted, fresh and innovative Mexican cuisine, is encouraging its guests to share the love again this February 14th with the return of its popular BOGO for a Kiss … Continue reading

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The Rant: “U.S. in Wonderland” Or Going Down the Rabbit-Hole

     by Mike McCune   The stock markets continue to soar in early 2012–allegedly from sterling reports, European countries are finding buyers for their debt and the U.S. is peddling its debt with remarkable ease at very low interest … Continue reading

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Yen-Yuan, when Keystone hangs in the balance, what’s in a name?

by Craig Masters On January 17, the Greeley Gazette posted an article authored by Craig Masters recapping town-hall style meetings held in the area by U.S. Congressman, Cory Gardner. The Keystone XL pipeline was one of the topics the congressman … Continue reading

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Witness: Hollywood shooter shouted “Allahu Akbar” as he fled

A witness reported that a man who was randomly shooting at people in Hollywood, shouted “Allahu Akbar”, which means “Allah is greatest.” The shooter, Tyler Brehm a 26 year old white male, began shooting at several vehicles in Hollywood at … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest column by Mike McCune Despite mind-numbing volumes of lip service, the United States government has no real interest in addressing the economy-stifling debt problem. If all the ploys attempted since 1932 were considered plays and put in an NFL … Continue reading

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Trump net worth estimated at $7 billion

by Peter Grady– A new book by Donald Trump reveals the real estate tycoons net worth to be over $ 7 billion. “Time to Get Tough” by Trump, is scheduled to be released on Dec. 5. Michael Cohen, an executive … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest column: by Mike McCune — It seems like every “Rant” these days is about debt, that’s because all the politicians talk about it and the markets tend to ignore it unless it is making headlines. But debt is here, every moment … Continue reading

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Free pennies at King Soopers

Ignoring over charges cost most of us a few dollars a month By Craig Masters How often do you leave a grocery store and later notice you were overcharged for an item or two by just a few cents? Most … Continue reading

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How will UNC Bankruptcy affect students?

by Craig Masters      – – Opening for its first students in 1854 with no less a prestigious president than Horace Mann, founder of American public education, Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, was bankrupt and ceased operations just before the … Continue reading

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Government requires Comcast to provide District 6 children low cost internet, computers

  by Jack Minor – As part of a merger with NBC approved earlier this year, the government has required Comcast to  begin providing high speed internet and laptops to low income children in District 6. The program, Internet Essentials, … Continue reading

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Mike McCune is Maaaad !!!!

The market’s wild gyrations continue and not only from the effects of the earthquake. The surges up and down earlier in the week were attributed to the forthcoming words of wisdom from the man with the key to the printing … Continue reading

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The Rant

  Guest Column  By Mike McCune Most economists’ jobs depend on finding the silver lining amongst the ever-darkening storm clouds hanging over America. Economists charged with finding that sliver of silver are getting discouraged and beginning, after two years of promoting … Continue reading

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Find anyone’s credit score, address, shopping history

by Vanessa Dominguez Want to spy on someone, find their address, religious information, shopping habits, credit score, value of their home and occupation? Would you like a map to someone’s home or find out how much that person spent last month? With websites … Continue reading

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When should your new love interest meet your children?

by Vanessa Dominguez Being a parent is not easy by any means. Most people  start a relationship or marriage with the intention of having everlasting love and commitment. Then they face the challenges of pregnancy and children.  Unfortunately, some parents find … Continue reading

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Consumer Confidence on a False Floor

As our economy continues to struggle out of “the recession”, the government and the Federal Reserve have continued to deny inflation exists or is so small as to be a hindrance. The Fed’s late-fall stimulus package was instituted to actually create inflation to lead … Continue reading

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Cowless Beef?

By Mike Bauman A law firm in Alabama is suing Taco Bell over its use of the word “beef” in the description of some of its products. Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles; PC, claims in its class action … Continue reading

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