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Archive for November 22, 2011

Representative Gardner Lets Billionaires Skip Out on

Representative Gardner Lets Billionaires Skip Out on Taxes

  Press Release New Report: Representative Gardner Lets Billionaires Skip Out on Taxes A new report by Bloomberg News revealed that billionaires are using tax loopholes to avoid paying taxes, as a result taxes paid by the richest 400 people has been cut nearly in half in recent years. Representative Cory Gardner (CO-04) has refused to close tax loopholes for billionaires and Big Oil and Republicans, like Gardner, demanded even more tax breaks for billionaires while repealing ... Full Story

Offer to kill Occupy Wall Street

  A Washington DC lobbying firm with close ties to Speaker of the House John Boehner wants to destroy the Occupy movement, for a price.   Memo to the Banking Industry: How to Kill Occupy Wall Street For $850,000   by Jonathan Larsen and Ken Olshansky (crossposted from MSNBC's "Open Channel" blog) A well-known Washington lobbying firm with links to the financial industry has proposed an $850,000 plan to take on Occupy Wall Street and politicians who might ... Full Story

Farm Bill Proposal deserved a Quick Death


Farm Bill Proposal deserved a Quick Death


        By John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs Over the last month, the leadership of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees pressed to finish a farm bill proposal that would cut 23 billion dollars over the next decade out of the USDA budget, through the Congressional Super Committee deficit reduction process, which must conclude by November 23rd.

Fortunately, the Ag Committee proposal was never forthcoming. Rural ... Full Story

Sheriff on Facebook and Twitter

LCSO Adds Facebook & Twitter Accounts Press Release The Larimer County Sheriff's Office has added both Facebook and Twitter accounts as part of Sheriff Justin Smith's goal to increase communication with Larimer County citizens. In addition, Sheriff Smith has added a professional personal account to both Facebook and Twitter. The latest news releases, public activities, and general information as well as information on breaking incidents will be posted to both the Facebook and ... Full Story

On This Day, November 23, 1936

On This Day, November 23, 1936

First issue of Life is published On November 23, 1936, the first issue of the pictorial magazine Life is published, featuring a cover photo of the Fort Peck Dam by Margaret Bourke-White. Life actually had its start earlier in the 20th century as a different kind of magazine: a weekly humor publication, not unlike today's The New Yorker in its use of tart cartoons, humorous pieces and cultural reporting. When the original Life folded during the Great Depression, the influential ... Full Story

Tipton: It’s About Getting People back to Work

Tipton: It’s About Getting People back to Work

PRESS RELEASE November 22, 2011 Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) has been on a tour through the Third District this week that has included a job fair, a manufacturing business roundtable event, tours of businesses where he met with employees, and five town hall meetings. Tipton teamed up with the Pueblo Workforce Center to host the “Pueblo is Open for Business” job fair, and manufacturing business roundtable. The job fair featured major employers including EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel ... Full Story

Windsor High School to Honor 1981 State Football

    Windsor High School Booster Club to Honor  1981 State Football Champions The Windsor High School 1981 State Championship Football team will be recognized during halftime of the Semi-Finals State playoff game between Windsor High School and Frederick, at Dudley Field, Windsor High School this Saturday, November 26 at 1:00 pm. **   Current Windsor High School football team will be hosting Frederick High School in the Semi-finals of the 3A high school state playoffs. ... Full Story

What Next for Occupy

    Could #OccupyWallStreet Become a Constitutional Convention? By Chris Tackett Last week, Rachel Maddow interviewed Harvard law professor, Lawrence Lessig  about his new book, Republic Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It, which details the problems caused by our money-soaked political system and explains the method the framers of our Constitution developed for dealing with such a situation. The process involves 34 states calling for a new ... Full Story

Differences In Gratitude

  By Daris Howard I was 19 years old, living in New York, and a long way from home. It was Thanksgiving time, and I knew I would not be able to go home for Thanksgiving. Two different families. that attended the same church I did, invited me to Thanksgiving dinner. The first dinner was to be at about noon, and the second would be around 7:00 in the evening. Being young, and having a big appetite, I figured I would be fine accepting both. On that morning, I ate a light breakfast so I ... Full Story

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