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Archive for December, 2011

Udall Should Re-Think his Amendment

  By Isabella Woods There is no doubt that US Senator Mark Udall has a strong political pedigree, and he always seems like quite a likeable fellow.  He’s strong on the environment, civil liberties and support for veterans, and keen on adopting a bi-partisan approach to most issues.  Now he wants Congress to agree to change the constitution by accepting his balanced budget amendment. Amendments, and more Amendments The Senator is of course not the first to make such a proposal, although ... Full Story

White House Role In Blocking Climate Progress

White House Role In Blocking Climate Progress “is Deadly And Unforgivable”

      Press Release     Stein Says White House Role In Blocking Climate Progress "is Deadly And Unforgivable" (BOSTON) Regarding the recently ended Durban climate change talks, Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate, issued the following statement this morning: "Unlike my Republican opponents, President Obama professes to believe in science. He knows that America and the world is rapidly rushing to the catastrophic financial and environmental impacts of ... Full Story

OpEdNews: December 12, 2011

    OpEdNews   Bold and Daring: The Way Progressive News Should Be To view the web version please click here  December is, for non-profits, the most important month. Can you help Opednews.com to get off to a good start next year with a generous donation? They depend upon your support. If you wish to donate to their cause, click here. The Recorder has made a donation because we believe it is important to preserve the voice of a free press not beholden to corporate ... Full Story

On This Day: December 12, 1787

On This Day: December 12, 1787

Pennsylvania ratifies the Constitution On this day in 1787, Pennsylvania becomes the second state to ratify the Constitution, by a vote of 46 to 23. Pennsylvania was the first large state to ratify, as well as the first state to endure a serious Anti-Federalist challenge to ratification. Pennsylvania was the most ethnically and religiously diverse state in the new nation. One-third of Pennsylvania's population was German-speaking, and the Constitution was printed in German for the purposes of ... Full Story

On This Day: December 11, 1941

On This Day: December 11, 1941

  Germany declares war on the United States On this day, Adolf Hitler declares war on the United States, bringing America, which had been neutral, into the European conflict. The bombing of Pearl Harbor surprised even Germany. Although Hitler had made an oral agreement with his Axis partner Japan that Germany would join a war against the United States, he was uncertain as to how the war would be engaged. Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor answered that question. On December 8, Japanese ... Full Story

Ulanski Hat Trick Paces Eagles in 5-1 Win Over Idaho

  BOISE, Idaho - A short-benched Colorado Eagles team defeated the Idaho Steelheads, 5-1, behind the strength of a Kevin Ulanski hat trick.  The match-up was the third in four days between the two teams.  Kyle Jones saw his first action of the series, and reversed his less than stellar numbers against the Steelheads this season by stopping 32 of 22 shots. Ulanski staked the Eagles out to a 2-0 lead in the first 12:42 of the opening period.  The veteran forward notched his first ... Full Story

Animals through the artist’s eye

Animals through the artist’s eye

    From the Centennial Citizen Animals through the artist’s eye By Sonya Ellingboe The international Society of Animal Artists is in its 51st year and has grown from the original nine members to about 500, who reside in the United States, Africa, Australia, Canada, Europe, South America, Asia and Japan. The worldwide membership results in a fascinating mix of animal images, both familiar and exotic, rendered in traditional oil, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, crystal, bronze, wood, ... Full Story

On This Day: December 10, 1869

On This Day: December 10, 1869

Wyoming grants women the vote Motivated more by interest in free publicity than a commitment to gender equality, Wyoming territorial legislators pass a bill that is signed into law granting women the right to vote. Western states led the nation in approving women's suffrage, but some of them had rather unsavory motives. Though some men recognized the important role women played in frontier settlement, others voted for women's suffrage only to bolster the strength of conservative voting blocks. ... Full Story

Thriller As Spartans Slay Roughriders

Thriller As Spartans Slay Roughriders

Berthoud Boys Basketball Tops Roosevelt 58-55 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   The Berthoud Spartans are grateful that high school basketball games run for only 32 minutes; if games lasted any longer the Spartans could very well have emerged from Friday night’s contest with Roosevelt as the losing team rather than the winning one. The Spartans were able to hold off a fourth period rally by the visiting Roughriders to win the non-league contest by 58-55 final score. Berthoud began the ... Full Story

Eagles Net Point in Shootout Loss to Steelheads

  BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Steelheads defeated the Colorado Eagles, 5-4, in a shootout as the teams met for the second time in this week's three-game set. Playing with just 14 skaters again, the Eagles fell behind 2-0 early -- again -- before coming back to force overtime and earn a point in the shootout loss. For the second game in a row, the Eagles spotted the Steelheads an early 2-0 lead at the CenturyLink Arena, but this time they couldn't tie things up prior to the first intermission. ... Full Story

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