Tag Archives: Washington

Washington has reason to Celebrate 9-11

After logging on to post a new article, my attention was drawn to the television news. The picture was of a large, rather formal, formation of people standing in two very divided groups behind Barack and Michelle Obama. The news … Continue reading

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Helicopters confiscated from Militia

by Craig Masters The Constitution, for what it’s worth these years, reserves to the states the control over the civilian militia – now accepted as the National Guard. Once again this week we saw why the Second Amendment was never ever … Continue reading

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Could Concord Patriots slow today’s corruption blitz?

by Craig Masters With just a little over 2 years left in his terms it appears the speed of corruption and degrees of arrogance of the Obama administration are breaking all the barriers. Americans were told the government needed to … Continue reading

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Obama moving full speed ahead after debt ceiling raised without limits

By Jack Minor –   Now that Congress has agreed to Obama’s desire to raise the debt ceiling with no limits, he is preparing to abandon all pretense of carrying about the federal deficit and national debt and is expected … 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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Dem blames Obamacare woes on ignorance of American people

The latest excuse for Obamacare’s poor enrollment figures has taken an interesting twist as a Democratic lawmaker is now blaming the low numbers on Americans who are too dumb to know Obamacare is a law.   The remarks were made … Continue reading

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Media finally begins covering black mob assaults

A dangerous “game” being played by young black males for some time has only recently begun being covered by the mainstream media, however, Fox News appears to be the only cable news network willing to report on the racial component … Continue reading

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Default Hits Not On Debt But Unpaid SS

By Mike McCune —   It is disheartening to discover all those anger management classes I took are wasted when I listen to what passes for new reports.   Monday morning it was the effects of the government shutdown that … Continue reading

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News you may have missed

by Craig Masters Take a $20million combat proven aircraft that can fly more than one and one-half times the speed of sound, handles more than nine times the force of gravity, carries a laundry list of weapons, and some of the … Continue reading

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Common Core: A Lesson Plan for Raising Up Compliant, Non-Thinking Citizens

By John Whitehead —   “A fool with a tool is still a fool.  A fool with a powerful tool is a dangerous fool.”—Michael Fullan, international school reform authority, on the powerful “tool” that is Common Core As I point … Continue reading

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Banks Disappear In Economic Weakness

By Mike McCune —   To paraphrase President Obama, “I took my eye off the [real economic] ball.” For that I apologize to Rant readers.   While trying to keep up with the messes scattered by this Administration–Benghazi, NSA, IRS, Syria, … Continue reading

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Republicans demand one year extension of Obamacare individual mandate

New York Times – House Republican leaders shifted the budget battle on Thursday to a potentially more consequential fight over raising the government’s borrowing limit, rolling out conditions for a debt-ceiling increase pulled from three years of frustration over efforts … Continue reading

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12 dead in Washington Naval Yard shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as two gunmen launched an attack Monday morning inside the Washington Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the heavily secured military installation in the heart of … Continue reading

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In Syria, Unknown Facts Abound

by Mike McCune —   The biggest problem in the debate of whether to go to Syria or not is the large amount of known unknown facts. Let’s cut through the chaff and get to the main points.   There … Continue reading

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The World asks, “Will Obama finish the job his rebels haven’t?”

by Craig Masters After another speech of questionable truths, Obama plays a round of golf, and the world braces for an expanding war – perhaps the worst yet. Why? Is this Obama’s game plan for one world government with him … Continue reading

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Justice Department will not challenge state marijuana laws

Coloradoan — The Justice Department will not attempt to challenge state laws that allow for the medical and recreational use of marijuana as long as the drug sales do not conflict with eight new federal enforcement priorities. Those include the … Continue reading

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Government accused of tracking millions of innocent drivers

(Newser) — You know about speed cameras and red-light cameras. But did you know about plate-reading cameras? Few people do, and that’s a worry for the ACLU, which says the cameras are infringing on our civil liberties.   Unlike the … Continue reading

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Gardner-Welch bill targets energy efficiency in federal buildings

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) announced bipartisan energy efficiency legislation that would cut the federal government’s energy bill by advancing the use of performance contracts. The federal agencies spend over $6 billion … Continue reading

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Building for the future of a free Northern Colorado

by Craig Masters This November the residents of Weld County will have the opportunity to cast a vote to decide to follow a path of their own choosing; not at all unlike the colonists in 1776 who chose to fight … Continue reading

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Housing Market Slowing Quickly, Again

by Mike McCune —   Scandals, wildfires, Syria and the looming implementation of the Affordable Health Act continue to dominate the news. The economy has been pushed to the back burner. Big mistake for America.   If you think things are … Continue reading

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Why the outrage over government eavesdropping?

by Craig Masters Reporters of the nation’s media are claiming to be outraged that their telephone conversations have been recorded and e-mails have been read by government agents writing their own search warrants. The IRS has confessed (after being caught) … 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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Gardner to IRS: You will be held accountable

WASHINGTON D.C. – Furious over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups seeking non-profit status, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) is demanding answers and offering to help affected groups in Colorado that were unfairly singled out.    In a letter to … Continue reading

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Weld County Posse heading to Washington

The Weld County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse is embarking on a journey to the National Peace Officers Memorial Week in Washington D. C., May 2013. The Sheriff’s Posse will be traveling to Washington D.C. to honor the six law enforcement officers … Continue reading

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Government Attacks Payday Loan Industry

by Mike McCune —   The Federal government has a spending problem. The Federal government has more debt than it can possibly pay. The Federal government is now monetizing (buying) its own debt at the rate of $85 billion per … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Rant – America’s Workers Losing Faith in Retirement Funds

by Mike McCune —   The Employment Benefit Research Institute finished a survey of working Americans during the closing days of March. It reported the ‘startling’ fact a mere 13% of working Americans are “very confident” when it comes to … Continue reading

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Religious Liberty & ‘Gay Marriage’ Cannot Coexist

by Matt Barber —   Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence. – Psalm 73:6 “Gay pride” necessitates anti-Christian hate. It must. “Gay marriage” and other “sexual orientation”-based laws do violence to freedom and truth. They are … Continue reading

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Rand Paul takes AP to task for amnesty claim

WASHINGTON – Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., the winner of the Conservative Political  Action Conference straw poll for 2016 only days ago, is denying an Associated  Press report that he supports a path to citizenship for illegal aliens. The AP’s Erica … Continue reading

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Wall Street, Main Street Do Not Agree

by Mike McCune —   The jobs report for February came in nicely and Wall Street cheered. Meanwhile the January jobs report was slashed by 25% from a gain of 157,000 to 119,000 and Wall Street yawned.   That is … Continue reading

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Fed’s “Recession Index” Trumps Sequester

by Michael McCune —   Attention, class: The word of the day is “Sequester.”   Isn’t it funny how a word you really never heard before 2013 is now threatening to topple our economy? At least it is if you … Continue reading

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Politician puts money where mouth is, gives money back to government

by Matt Lacy –   While many politicians talk about the need to cut spending, one Senator is putting his money where his mouth is by returning money back to the government.   Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky has returned $600,000 … Continue reading

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Rasmussen polls reveal some tough truths to Congress

by Craig Masters In spite of the rhetoric from Congress that the views and actions of the nation’s “leaders” in Washington reflect the opinions of the people they claim to represent, a Rasmussen poll this week found that “Only 11% … Continue reading

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Patrick Leahy denies he’s “playing games” in gun control committee

by Craig Masters Every trial attorney knows how important the art of questioning is to getting the answers they want the jury to hear. It is the height of gamesmanship in the court room. An example is the popular question: … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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