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Archive for November, 2011

Commenter wrong on Obama cabinet

Commenter wrong on Obama cabinet

By Gary Wamsley Kim  recently  posted a comment to the article “GOP lies about the financial crisis.” This is what Kim wrote: 2. The percentage of each past president’s cabinet who had worked in the private business sector prior to their appointment to the cabinet. Here are the percentages. T. Roosevelt………………. 38% Taft…………………………. 40% Wilson…………………….. 52% Harding…………………….. 49% Coolidge………………….. ... Full Story

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

  HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS… Each year fires occurring during the holiday season claim the lives of over 400 people, injure 1650 more, and cause over $990 million in damage.   Christmas Tree Fire Hazards Select freshly cut trees, the trunk should be sticky to the touch, the needles should be green and hard to pull back from the branches. Do not place your tree close to a heat source, including a fireplace or heat vent.  Keep the tree stand filled with water at all ... Full Story

Tipton to Tidwell: Permit Process “Not Even

Tipton to Tidwell: Permit Process “Not Even Handed”

Tells Forest Service Chief that enforcement of new water clause could result in job losses at Powderhorn and other ski areas Washington, DC—In an effort to protect jobs and private water rights at Powderhorn and other ski areas, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) today urged U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell to return to the use of the 2004 water clause and allow for adjustments moving forward. Earlier this month, Tipton participated in a Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, ... Full Story

Get Your Passports: U.S. Grains Council Annual Meeting

  Get Your Passports: U.S. Grains Council Opens Registration for Annual Meeting   WASHINGTON, D.C., November 29, 2011 — The U.S. Grains Council announced that registration is now open for its 9th International Marketing Conference and 52nd Annual Membership Meeting to be held Feb. 13-15 in Panama City, Panama. Registration and additional details are available at www.grains.org by clicking on the meeting link on the right hand side of the page. Online registration is ... Full Story

Udall Representative to Hold Office Hours in Dacono

  Udall Representative to Hold Office Hours in Dacono on December 12 Coloradans Needing Help with Federal Agencies are Invited to Come by  On Monday, December 12, 2011, a representative of  U. S. Senator Mark Udall will hold office hours in Dacono.  Udall's Regional Director, Pamela Shaddock, will be available to answer questions and help Coloradans who need assistance with any issues involving federal agencies. WHEN: Monday, December 12  4:00 p.m. - 5:30 ... Full Story

Death of CSU Student

  Sean William McGowan Age 18, of Springs, Texas was a student at Colorado State University. He was found unresponsive at his dorm this morning (11/28/11) and was transported to Poudre Valley Hospital where he died. An autopsy was performed this afternoon. The manner and cause of death are pending. Toxicology results generally take 6 weeks. The death appears to be drug related. There is no sign of contagious disease, i.e. meningitis. No other information will be released at ... Full Story

On This Day, November 29, 1864

On This Day, November 29, 1864

Colorado militia massacre Cheyenne at Sand Creek Colonel John Chivington and his Colorado volunteers massacre a peaceful village of Cheyenne camped near Sand Creek in Colorado Territory, setting off a long series of bloody retaliatory attacks by Indians. Chivington, a former Methodist preacher with ambitions to become a territorial delegate to Congress, saw in the Indian wars an opportunity to gain the esteem he would need to win a government office. Disappointed that the spring of 1864 ... Full Story

Why I’m Joining the One Percent

    Forget the Occupy Movement Why I’m Joining the One Percent by BRIAN J. FOLEY I marched with Occupy Oakland last Saturday, but I’ve had a change of heart. I’m joining the One Percent. The One Percent have fun. They have jobs and money. Or just money, because when you have a lot of money, you don’t need to work. They live in houses, not tents. The One Percent have a government that actually listens to them. Lockheed needs a war to sell goods and ... Full Story

Coffman Returns from Afghanistan

  Hears Worries about Early Pullout (LONE TREE, CO) - U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-CO, returned last week after visiting Afghanistan with three other members of Congress. The six-day trip also included a stop at the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet Headquarters in Bahrain to review and discuss efforts to counter Iran’s growing influence in the Persian Gulf region. In Afghanistan, Coffman met with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division in Kandahar and attended a shura or community ... Full Story

USDA Rural Development Guaranteed Loan Program

USDA Rural Development Guaranteed Loan Program

USDA Rural Development Guaranteed Loan Program Now Available Through Funding Partners   Fort Collins, CO, November 28, 2011 – Funding Partners (FP), a not-for-profit financial institution, is excited to announce the availability of Rural Development (RD) 502 Guaranteed Loans, originated through Funding Partners. The RD Guaranteed program serves families and individuals in the form of a single family home loan that provides 100% financing for home purchase in rural communities ... Full Story

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