Posts Tagged ‘vote’

A 40 to 1 shot for schools

Every day Amendment 68 ads tell us the new casino would pay $114million dollars in first year taxes and then up to 34 % of gross revenues in the years to come. These ads certainly lead people to believe that this one casino would generate more than the $114 million for schools. But the text […]

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Will Gardner lose to Garbage Can voters?

Under the bullet-proof control of democrats in the Colorado legislature, a governor who has proven unable to make any tough decision, and a leftists panel of top judges, Colorado now has the designation of owning the title of Worst Vote Integrity in the nation. And that includes beating out some pretty tough competition from eastern states […]

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NoCoGazette – smarter readers better news from a Simpler Time

by Craig Masters While regular readers of the Northern Colorado Gazette don’t always agree with the opinion pieces, they always trust that the news is reported with minimum bias. We don’t have to report stories we might not like or want to give exposure. If an article is under our opinion column, it is more often […]

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A “non-partisan” Scorecard – What’s in a Name

by Craig Masters Vultures – honest about what they are If you are someone who likes to think that you can tell the difference between campaign bullhockey and a report on legislators by a “non-partisan” panel of observers, interpret these grades issued to the seven U.S. Congress Representatives and the two Senators for Colorado. Rep. […]

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Colorado lawmakers lawsuit against constitutional amendment limiting taxes moves forward

By Jack Minor –   A bizarre lawsuit by Colorado lawmakers arguing that a state constitutional amendment requiring them to go to voters before raising taxes has been allowed to move forwards after a ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.   In 1992, voters approved the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) which […]

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Tuesday is Caucus Day

by Craig Masters Caucus is as good as it gets in citizen politics. But in a country founded with a government specifically limited in its powers, the caucus too has joined most of the guarantees of the Constitution as the reversal of power continues and government erases more of those limits to its power. There […]

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71 percent of Obama voters now regret choice

By Jack Minor –   In a further sign Democrats are in trouble a recent poll by Economist YouGov.com reveals that a majority of Democrats and nearly three quarters of all Obama votes now regret their decision.   The poll, which the Washington Examiner reports was conducted over rumors about a third run for president […]

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Gen. Vallely unveils liberal’s worst nightmare: united tea party

WND – Retired Maj. Gen. Paul E. Vallely, chairman of Stand Up America, has just unveiled the liberals’ worst nightmare, a plan to unite the tea party into a vast army to turn America back to its constitutional roots. The plan was one of several steps Vallely announced Sunday afternoon while speaking at the South Carolina […]

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Surprise: Hispanics already embrace many tea party beliefs, members told

By Jack Minor –   Members attending the South Carolina Tea Party’s annual convention were told that contrary to popular belief, Hispanics do want to embrace socialism and the failed liberal policies they left behind in their home countries and are ready to embrace conservative values but it is up to the tea party to […]

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Budget bill comes to $3 million per word

By Jack Minor –     While House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi insists the “cupboard is bare” regarding the federal budget, the bill just passed by Congress turns out to be one of the most expensive ever.   The Associated Press broke down the cost of the $1.1 trillion dollar bill to reveal that the […]

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Obama Moves to Weaponize IRS

By Matt Barber In 2010 millions of American tea-party constitutionalists, to include the GOP’s Christian base, united in a remarkable grass-roots effort to rein in our unbridled federal government and return it to its expressly limited constitutional confines. As a result, an unprecedented number of counter-constitutionalist lawmakers (read: liberal Democrats) were swept from office. The […]

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Five Colorado counties vote to pursue forming own state

For the first time since the Civil War, residents in five counties voted to have their elected officials pursue the possibility of forming a 51st state.   The issue was on the ballot in 11 counties, but at the end of the night slightly less than half voted for the measure. Philips, Cheyenne, Kit Carson, […]

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Amendment 66: Taxpayer con job

By Tom Tancredo — (WND) – Next week voters across Colorado will be asked to approve Amendment 66, a nearly $1 billion tax increase supposedly designed to fund smaller classrooms and better education outcomes for all kids. What’s happening in Colorado is also seen in many states and communities every year.   Surprise! It’s a […]

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Are 51st state opponents attempting to declare votes illegitimate?

It appears critics may be attempting to adopt a strategy to prevent the votes from being counted on the issue after the election, with a call by a former county commissioner  to pressure Weld County commissioners to refuse to count the votes on ballot initiative 1A which asks residents if they want the commissioners to […]

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Denver judge scolds Dem legislators for ignoring Constitution

by Jack Minor —   A series of bills passed by Colorado Democrats in the state legislature hit a snag last week after a judge berated the lawmakers for ignoring the state’s constitution.   “Writing an election law so clearly non-compliant with the state constitution,” Denver District Judge Robert McGahey said in a ruling, “I […]

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Weld commissioners listen to residents, put 51st state issue on ballot

Striking a defiant tone against critics who have called them foolish, crybabies and other names, Weld County commissioners in Colorado voted unanimously to let the state’s residents vote on whether to pursue the idea of becoming the 51st state.   “The concerns of rural Coloradans have been ignored for years,” Bill Garcia, chairman of the […]

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Colorado Springs set to ban medical marijuana

(Coloradoan) – Colorado’s second-largest city is poised to ban recreational marijuana stores. The Colorado Springs City Council plans to vote Tuesday on allowing retail marijuana stores. Four of nine council members have said they’ll vote against retail pot, and even if the sales are approved, Mayor Steve Bach says he’ll veto recreational pot shops. That […]

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Why vote at all?

by Craig Masters If the Supreme Court justices can dictate whatever social program they want in place, allow secret judges and police to disregard the Constitution, and simply revoke the inalienable Rights reserved to each of us by our Creator, then we no longer have government by the people. The people of California voted. They […]

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Colorado voter bill recipe for disaster, Gessler says

Democrat-controlled Colorado, which has served as Barack Obama’s testing  ground for a number of extreme legislative proposals, is on to a new election  strategy: eliminating the voter category of “inactive” to boost  participation.   The Democrats propose simply not listing anyone as inactive and sending  ballots to every person. Their plan also would allow people […]

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Colorado anti-gun legislator accused of assault and battery

by Craig Masters In a recent example of abuse of power, physical and mental abuse, and the misuse of the legal system to intimidate any opposition point of view, Colorado congresswoman Cheri Gerou (rino – hd 25) has clearly crossed over the line from civil to criminal behavior. The details of Gerou’s February 15th assault […]

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Senate Education Committee kills bill allowing freedom of choice

by Craig Masters Democrats have again ruled in their best interest instead of the public’s. Thursday, February 7, the Senate Education Committee killed a bill introduced by Ft. Collins based Senator Vickie Marble (R) which would have reinstated Freedom of Choice to teachers to either join or not join the powerful teachers’ union. It has […]

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Socially engineering a Dis-armed America.

by Craig Masters The open display of contempt for the Constitution and the people of Colorado was exemplified this week in the Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee as several anti-public interest bills moved through the democrat-dominated committee. These bills are being rushed into law without any debate or explanation of how these elitists can possibly justify […]

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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 the bottom of the state accreditation list.   At Monday’s board meeting it was revealed […]

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Washington’s balanced approach: $41 in taxes for $1 in spending cuts

by Jack Minor –   In a last minute fiscal cliff deal that will raise taxes on over 77 percent of Americans, the definition of compromise and balance in Washington means increasing revenue by significant amounts relative to spending cuts.   According to the Congressional Budget office, the last minute fiscal cliff deal reached by […]

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Colorado,21 other states calling for secession following Obama reelection

  by Matt Lacy –   Colorado along with 21 other states have filed a petition with the administration requesting the right to secede from the United States and form a new government following President Obama’s reelection last week.   Following Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney last week, the president and his supporters have said […]

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Voters: Government, not private sector is the solution

by Jack Minor –   America appears to have reached a watershed moment as voters have decided that they want a continuation of president Obama’s policies of trillion dollar deficits and more Americans on social programs over private sector solutions to job creation.   President Obama won re-election winning both the popular and electoral vote. […]

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Billy Graham issues urgent appeal to vote pro-life, pro-marriage

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DNC fires staffer after video shows her helping commit voter fraud

  by Matt Lacy –       Following a video exposing a salaried employee of the DNC encouraging and helping a woman commit voter fraud the DNC has decided to fire the Texas worker.       The video was shot in the Houston office of Organizing for America which is an arm of […]

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Paid DNC staffer helps voter cast ballots in two states

by Matt Lacy –   A shocking undercover video reveals an Obama supporter assisting an undercover reporter commit voter fraud by voting for the president in two different states.   The fraud was uncovered by an undercover reporter for James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas which has captured undercover video of ACORN, a controversial national community organizing […]

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Eliminating voter fraud is Easy

By Craig Masters A report issued by a joint project of several Minnesota voters’ groups focuses on the question of why felons are not allowed to vote. The reasons felons are excluded from voting in any election in Minnesota apply in every state regardless if they are excluded or not. Those reasons include the disrespect […]

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“Skip” Carlson best qualified for House race

I have real concerns for our country, state, and the politics that affect us all. Loyalty to political parties trumps the message of the candidate and what they stand for in this day and age of media sound bites. I am a proud independent unaffiliated registered voter and as such can support members of both […]

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Obama says Chicago gun policy will work in Colorado?

by Craig Masters No surprise that ‘Berkely.edu’ would spread the wrong ‘facts’ In the “war-torn” city of Chicago, Illinois, hundreds of Americans have been killed by armed criminals this year. But Barack Obama and the Democratic platform repeated, almost verbatim, a plank from their 2008 platform that read, “We believe that the right to own […]

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Longmont mom hopes to use son’s death to fight for unborn

by Peter Grady —   LONGMONT — A Longmont woman whose unborn son was killed by a drunk driver said she intends to advocate for the personhood movement after learning his killer will face no consequences for his death.   Earlier this year Heather Surovik suffered the loss of Brady, her unborn baby who was […]

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District 6 goes into campaign mode for 3A

by Jack Minor –   The Greeley/Evans District 6 Board of Education appears to be going into a full blown campaign mode in an attempt to get voters to approve a bond issue this November.   At September’s Parent Teacher Organization at Scott Elementary, board member Judy Kron made a pitch for a bond issue […]

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GOP leadership “craps” on conservatives!

by Craig Masters Solomon Martinez is the driving force behind Colorado Hispanic Republicans, a northern Colorado grassroots organization trying to engage the formidable Hispanic vote. He is a delegate attending the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Solomon, a retired Marine, was still in denial when he communicated what had just happened on the floor of […]

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