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Archive for December 5, 2011

On This Day, December 6 1865

On This Day, December 6 1865

The 13th Amendment is ratified On this day in 1865, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, officially ending the institution of slavery, is ratified. "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction." With these words, the single greatest change wrought by the Civil War was officially noted in the Constitution. The ... Full Story

After Signaling Support, John Boehner Calls Tax Break

After Signaling Support, John Boehner Calls Tax Break For Middle Class ‘Chicken-Shit’

  After Signaling Support, John Boehner Calls Tax Break For Middle Class ‘Chicken-Shit’ Alex Seitz-Wald on Dec 2, 2011 at 4:10 pm Despite their stated opposition to tax increases, Republican lawmakers have been largely cool or even hostile to a proposed extension of the temporary payroll tax cut, pushed by President Obama and Democrats. Finally, this week, Republicans seemed to relent as GOP congressional leaders publicly urged their caucuses to vote for an extension of the ... Full Story

Roast Beef Philly Wrap

Roast Beef Philly Wrap

  Beef Packs a Nutritional Punch   LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, beef is featured in our Roast Beef Philly Wrap recipe. Available Now...Beef The cattle industry is Colorado’s largest agricultural sector. There are more than 2.6 million head of cattle and 13,000 beef producers throughout Colorado. The ... Full Story

Early earth may have been prone to deep freezes

  Early earth may have been prone to deep freezes, says Cu-Boulder study   Two University of Colorado Boulder researchers who have adapted a three-dimensional, general circulation model of Earth’s climate to a time some 2.8 billion years ago when the sun was significantly fainter than present think the planet may have been more prone to catastrophic glaciation than previously believed. The new 3-D model of the Archean Eon on Earth that lasted from about 3.8 billion years to ... Full Story

Japan Expands Import Capacity: USGC Corn Mission Hears

Japan Expands Import Capacity: USGC Corn Mission Hears Plans

Japan Expands Import Capacity: USGC Corn Mission Hears Plans Firsthand WASHINGTON, D.C., December 5, 2011 — The U.S. Grains Council’s 2011 Corn Mission to Japan, China and Vietnam toured the Kushiro Port in Hokkaido, Japan, and heard firsthand the plans to expand the port’s capacity to accommodate larger vessels. Kushiro is the largest port facility in the heart of Japan’s major dairy producing area – Hokkaido, Japan. The Director of the Kushiro Port Office for ... Full Story

What to Do if Your Dog Goes Missing

What to Do if Your Dog Goes Missing

      What to Do if Your Dog Goes Missing By Joe Wilkes It’s the feeling that chills every pet owner. You call your dog’s name and she doesn’t come. You might face an empty backyard, a slipped leash, a left-open front door. Your dog could be anywhere, but the one thing you know is she’s not where she belongs—home with you. The important thing is not to panic. Take a deep breath and start going through the steps below. If you’re calm, methodical, and ... Full Story

Why I Occupy

  By Hank Finkel (about the author) opednews.com Here is why I Occupy: I am sick of Trickle Down Stay the course Endless war Support the troops but screw the vets Privatized profits and socialized losses Corporate welfare Corporate personhood Privatized profits and socialized losses Profits before people Profits before planet Lobbyists Too big to fail Tax cuts for the rich and service cuts for the rest Bailouts for the banks and bank fees for the ... Full Story

Get Beyond the Bias (about Occupy Denver)

  Get Beyond the Bias By John December 1 I made my third and fourth visits to OccupyDenver last week, including Saturday’s conservative counter-demonstration. While my visit last Thursday was on an unseasonably warm afternoon, Saturday was bitterly cold after a night of heavy snow fall. The weather was so miserable that the organizers of the conservative demonstration cancelled it. Still a rump group of conservatives gathered on the capital steps to listen to informal ... Full Story

Dems on Colorado redistricting

Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio Responds to Colorado Supreme Court Ruling on Redistricting   Denver – Following the Denver Supreme Court’s ruling to affirm the decision by Denver District Court creating new Congressional districts, Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio released the following statement: “Now that the redistricting process is complete, Colorado voters can be sure that they have the ability to choose representatives who reflect the ... Full Story

Parker man pleads guilty to a false statement in

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE NEWS RELEASE John F. Walsh United States Attorney, District of Colorado December 5, 2011 PARKER MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO A FALSE STATEMENT IN BANKRUPTCY HEARING DENVER – Hubert B. Aguirre, Sr., age 57, of Parker, Colorado, pled guilty on November 29, 2011 to making a false statement under oath in relation to a bankruptcy case, U.S. Attorney John F. Walsh, IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Sean P. Sowards, and Social Security Administration ... Full Story

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