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Archive for December 2, 2011

Grizzlies Get Goal in Last Minute to Claim Win Over

  WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - The Utah Grizzlies scored twice in the final five minutes to take a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Eagles in the first of three meetings in as many nights between the teams. They'll face-off Saturday & Sunday night in Colorado. The Eagles and Grizzlies played a fairly even first period, with each team registering nine shots. But Utah's first shot on net marked the difference as Mitch Fadden's spinning effort from the slot beat Andrew Penner at ... Full Story

Poinsettia Sale Caps Semester of Greenhouse Learning

Poinsettia Sale Caps Semester of Greenhouse Learning FORT COLLINS - For four months, students in Colorado State University’s fall floriculture practicum have nursed hundreds of poinsettias from tiny rooted cuttings into vivid holiday plants. And after a semester of watchful greenhouse gardening, the horticulture students see their poinsettias as more than simple potted plants. The students view their poinsettias as the living embodiment of seasonal celebration. “It’s really ... Full Story

Christmas tree, buy or cut

Christmas tree, buy or cut

  It is time to put up the tree for Christmas. In Colorado we are fortunate to have options for obtaining a tree. If you want to buy a tree you can help out the Berthoud Wrestling team by buying one of their trees. The boys and boosters are set up at the Kwik Korner and will be their until sold out. they are hoping that happens quickly as the weather is getting cold. Here is a message from the team. 
Happy Holidays and Thank You for supporting us! For those with a spirit of ... Full Story

Corporate profits surge as workers’ income lags

Corporate profits surge as workers’ income lags

            Corporate profits surge as workers' income lags (And it does not create jobs) Posted: 11/27/2011 01:00:00 AM MST By Floyd Norris New York Times In the eight decades before the recent recession, there was never a period when as much as 9 percent of U.S. gross domestic product went to companies in the form of after-tax profits. Now the figure is over 10 percent. During the same period, there never was a quarter when wage and ... Full Story

GOP wants to kill Smokey the Bear

GOP wants to kill Smokey the Bear

        Smokey Bear up in smoke? House GOP takes aim By Emily Heil Is nothing sacred? We get that House Republicans are dead serious in their efforts to trim federal spending and cut the national debt, but we had no idea how far they were willing to go...until now. They may be proposing giving the axe to none other than the beloved icons Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl. Yes, that’s Smokey of “only you can prevent forest fires” fame and Woodsy, ... Full Story

Reapportionment Commission Violates Constitution

December 2, 2011 The Reapportionment Commission, with a last minute never before seen map, has sent to the Supreme Court state legislative district maps dripping with political vindictiveness. Without regard to constitutional mandates (the very reason the Commission was directed by the Court to redraw the maps) the partisan majority rammed these maps through without allowing any discussion of other maps or even amendments. I say partisan majority because the chairman, who claimed to be ... Full Story

If you knew the new Newt

If you knew the new Newt

          My Man Newt By Maureen Dowd In many ways, Newt is the perfect man. He knows how to buy good jewelry. He puts his wife ahead of his campaign. He’s so in touch with his feelings that he would rather close the entire federal government than keep his emotions bottled up. He’s confident enough to include a steamy sex scene in a novel. He understands that Paul Revere was warning about the British. Mitt Romney is a phony with gobs ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 5

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 5 - Dec. 11 As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 143 years FEATURED MOMENT: December 7, 1996 - For the first time in 33 years, No. 23 Army and Navy came to Philadelphia both sporting winning records. With President Bill Clinton in ... Full Story

Obama should veto Defense Authorization Bill

Obama should veto Defense Authorization Bill

  The Defense Authorization Bill before congress has provisions that remove long standing constitutional protections for Americans and is another assault on our individual rights. These violations are being championed by those whose mantra has been "going back to the constitution." The speak one thing and do the opposite. This is a very dangerous precedent. The bill also includes an amendment that would authorizeHere the use of torture. Torture is against international law and this ... Full Story

“Taxing the rich is not a job killer”

“Taxing the rich is not a job killer”

  In Business Insider Venture Capitalist Shreds The Idea That Taxing The Rich Is A Job Killer by Lisa Du In an Bloomberg op-ed yesterday, venture capitalist Nick Hanauer laid out a very different point of view on the age-old, Republican-favored argument of "if taxes are raised on the rich, job creation will stop." This particular point has been at the forefront in opposing nearly every policy debate about raising taxes on the rich. Hanauer's contrarian view looks at the ... Full Story

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