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Archive for February 20, 2011

The FBI: Going Rogue

The FBI: Going Rogue

By John W. Whitehead 2/14/2011 “The minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.”--J. Edgar Hoover The history of the FBI is the history of how America--once a nation that abided by the rule of law and held the government accountable for its actions--has steadily devolved into a police state where laws are unidirectional, intended as a tool for government to control the people and rarely the other way around. The ... Full Story

Ending deficit spending won’t be easy or

Capitol Review By Mark Hillman It’s a political reality: talking about how to govern is far easier than actually governing. Government, after all, is a reflection of the governed and nothing requires individual voters or “the people” in general to act responsibly. That observation is not an indictment of the electorate but an acknowledgement that voters are never forced to confront tough choices about government spending. Consider the federal debt and deficit. The deficit ... Full Story

Spartans Basketball Wins First Game of District

Boys Win in Overtime as Girls Enjoy Bye Week By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer After dropping four consecutive games to close out the regular season, the Berthoud High boys basketball team made a trip to Ault on Friday night for an opening round district playoff game against Highland. The Spartans, who had fallen to Highland 59-44 in Ault just one week ago, got their revenge on Friday night with a thrilling 60-57 victory in overtime. The Spartans came out of the gate strong on ... Full Story

Sadlo and Pickert: State Wrestling Champs

Sadlo and Pickert: State Wrestling Champs

  JT Pickert wins the state title in 215 lbs with a 3-2 decision over Clint Myers of Salida. BHS Alex Sadlo wins state champ in 140 lb with 11-5 decision over Alamosa's Pablo Ortiz.   Third place matches. Kegan Gavaldon 119 lbs win 6-1 decision Robby Workman 135 lbs win 5-2 decision Casey Couch 189 lbs lose by pin at 1:54.   Consolation Semifinals: Kegan Gavaldon 119 lbs win by pin at 1:00. Robby Workman 135 lbs win 6-1 decision. Casey Couch 189 lbs ... Full Story

Eagles Spank Mississippi, 5-1

Eagles Spank Mississippi, 5-1

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles topped the Mississippi RiverKings 5-1 at the Budweiser Events Center. Andrej Hebar and Riley Nelson each scored a pair of goals in a dominating performance for the Eagles who kept pace with the Rapid City Rush in the battle for first place in the Turner Conference. The Eagles swarmed the RiverKings in the opening period, out-shooting them 15-7 and having several strong scoring chances. With Mississippi committing several turnovers in their own zone, ... Full Story

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