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Archive for March 24, 2011

Beer bill battle builds

Beer bill would allow minors to sell alcohol Mothers Against Drunk Driving officially opposes dangerous bill DENVER_ Local Colorado businesses urged lawmakers Thursday to stop a bill that would allow minors to sell alcohol without supervision and kill thousands of jobs in our state. House Bill 1284, pushed by out-of-state chain stores like Safeway, 7-Eleven and Circle K, would change Colorado law to allow minors as young as 18 to sell full-strength alcohol. The bill was officially opposed by ... Full Story

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered Friday

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered Friday in honor of Lance Corporal Christopher Meis DENVER — Thursday, March 24, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Friday, March 25, 2011 in honor of Lance Corporal Christopher Meis, 20, of Bennett. Lance Cpl Meis died on March 17, 2011, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. According to Defense Department reports, Meis was fatally shot ... Full Story

Libya, Afghan War, Ukraine

Libya, Afghan War, Ukraine

    Friends in High Places Judy Bachrach With their invasion of Libya, the US, France, and Britain have entered into a risky, multi-dimensional conflict that could stretch well beyond a few weeks. Where, wonders Judy Bachrach, is the military assistance that the Arab League, who so vehemently petitioned the allies to launch their attack and who will be so clearly affected by the fallout from the Libya crisis? Read More       Fantasies of Afghan War Progress at ... Full Story

Udall Urges Swift Transfer of Command in Libya to NATO

Udall Urges Swift Transfer of Command in Libya to NATO Today, as international coalition forces continued to make progress in their push to enforce a no-fly zone in Libya, Mark Udall reiterated his belief that Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi gave the international community no choice but to launch military action.  But Udall, a member of the Senate’s Armed Services and Intelligence committees, added that he has a number of concerns about the future of the U.S. role in the conflict.  Ultimately, he ... Full Story

Killing Civilians in Afghanistan is Terrorism

By Pat Kennelly Afghans expect Americans to see the terrorism they bring to this poor country in the name of fighting terrorism. In Kabul, on the same day that Der Spiegel released photos documenting American soldiers posing with the bodies of civilians they murdered, the Transitional Justice Coordinating Group (TJCG, the umbrella organization for NGOs in Afghanistan that are pursuing transitional justice), gathered Afghan, Australian, American, and German peacemakers to discuss methods to ... Full Story

Man sentenced in child pornography case

Montrose County resident sentenced to federal prison for possession of child pornography DENVER – David W. Tunget, age 47, of Montrose County, Colorado, was sentenced on March 11, 2011 by U. S. District Judge Philip Brimmer to serve 188 months (over 15 years) for possession of child pornography, United States Attorney John Walsh and FBI Acting Special Agent in Charge Michael Rankin announced. Following his term of imprisonment, Judge Brimmer ordered Tunget to serve an additional 20 years on ... Full Story

Alex Sabados Day of Kindness

Alex Sabados Day of Kindness

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