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Archive for April 23, 2010

Bennet Vows to Keep Up Fight to Include Bipartisan

Bennet Vows to Keep Up Fight to Include Bipartisan ‘Pay It Back’ Plan In Senate Budget

Would Ensure Repaid Funds from Bank, Housing, Auto Bailouts Are Used to Pay Down the Debt, Not Fund Further Spending Says, ‘Washington Needs to Show it’s Serious About Reducing the Deficit’ Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, vowed to keep up the fight to ensure the Senate makes a serious commitment to reducing the deficit by including his bipartisan ‘Pay It Back’ Plan in the budget for the coming fiscal year. Bennet’s ‘Pay It Back’ Plan, ... Full Story

Udall Statement on 95th Anniversary of Armenian

Udall Statement on 95th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Udall: We Must Never Forget this Atrocity Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mark Udall released the following statement regarding the importance of commemorating the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide: “Tomorrow marks the 95th anniversary of the campaign of genocide against the Armenian people. In just eight years, beginning in 1915, more than half of the Armenian population was murdered – one and a half million men, women, and children – and a half million more were forced ... Full Story

Is a Real Anti-Government Movement Forming?

Is a Real Anti-Government Movement Forming?

by Sheldon Richman Finally some good news. From the Associated Press: “Public confidence in government is at one of the lowest points in a half century, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center. Nearly 8 in 10 Americans say they don't trust the federal government and have little faith it can solve America's ills, the survey found.... About half say they want a smaller government with fewer services. ” The AP also reported, “The survey found that Obama’s policies were ... Full Story

Wall Street Needs Transparency and Accountability

Wall Street Needs Transparency and Accountability

By David Hills and Michael Lent Millions of America’s small business owners suffer from bad practices on Wall Street -- something often given short shrift in debate about creation of a consumer financial protection agency. As owners of a financial advisement firm with offices in Portsmouth, N.H., San Francisco and New York, we focus on financial products with sustainability, values and transparency. And with more than 70 years of collective experience in the financial ... Full Story

Call for Attorney General Suthers to Explain Bizarre

Call for Attorney General Suthers to Explain Bizarre Logo on Website

Suthers' website depicts American flag upside-down, reflecting either extremism or incompetence. Which is it? DENVER: Responding to news this week that the campaign website of Colorado Attorney General John Suthers prominently displays an upside-down American flag, ProgressNow Colorado, the state's largest online progressive advocacy organization, called on Suthers to explain the meaning of this imagery immediately. "This has definitely left people scratching their heads this week," ... Full Story

LARIMER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ SCHEDULE

LARIMER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ SCHEDULE

April 26 to 30, 2010 Monday, April 26, 2010 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Worksession with Mike Masciola, Director of Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Planning Worksession with Linda Hoffmann, Planning Director, Regarding Pilot Mediation Program 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Land Use Items with Planning Department Staff, Hearing Room, 1st ... Full Story

Colorado Democratic Party Chair Lauds President

Colorado Democratic Party Chair Lauds President Obama’s Wall Street Reform Efforts

Reform Will Address Underlying Causes of Economic Crisis By Increasing Accountability, Strengthen Consumer Financial Protections, and End Taxpayer Bailouts for Wall Street Gamblers DENVER – Today President Obama traveled to New York City to argue for Wall Street reforms that will address the underlying causes of the economic crisis that nearly drove the U. S. economy off a cliff. President Obama has called on Congress to enact strong reforms that increase Wall Street accountability, boost ... Full Story

Just Another High School Play

Just Another High School Play

Stage Manager Sonya Ropek is disgusted with the Assistant Director Austin Puckett who does not seem to understand the seriousness of their situation. No disrespect intended, that is the title of the upcoming Berthoud High School drama production. The play opens as a group of high school actors, who have been abandoned by their drama teacher, have to fend for themselves on opening night in front of an impatient audience. In fact, the teacher has left them hanging because no ... Full Story

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