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Archive for January, 2012

How Rick Santorum Ripped Off American Veterans

    Mother Jones A controversial land deal by the presidential candidate robbed a vets' home of tens of millions of dollars. Or Santorum puts the Catholic Church ahead of country (Editor) —By Andy Kroll  | Wed Jan. 18, 2012 3:00 AM PST Like any good presidential candidate, Rick Santorum heaps praise on America's soldiers and veterans. He's pledged to "make veterans a high priority" if elected president, adding, "This is not a Republican issue, this is not a ... Full Story

Is Romney stupid or just a liar?

Is Romney stupid or just a liar?

The following article from Politifact is a very good indicator why we do not want Romney as Commander-in-Chief. He either has not a clue about the military or he is willing to lie about it. Either scenero is disqualifying.   Mitt Romney says U.S. Navy is smallest since 1917, Air Force is smallest since 1947   During the Jan. 16, 2012, Republican presidential debate in Myrtle Beach, S.C., former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney took aim at President Barack Obama’s support ... Full Story

It’s a Hybrid

It’s a Hybrid

Land Contract Guarantee Program Launched Nationwide

Land Contract Guarantee Program Launched Nationwide Center for Rural Affairs Offers Farm Bill Help Line to Assist Producers Lyons, NE - The Farm Service Agency recently announced that the Land Contract Guarantee Program is now available nationwide. The Land Contract Guarantee Program provides federal loan guarantees to retiring farmers and landowners who self-finance the sale of their land to beginning or socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. “With land values continuing to ... Full Story

Police Impersonation/Sexual Assault a hoax

Police Impersonation/Sexual Assault a hoax

Press Release Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators have determined the report of a sexual assault by a police impersonator is false and did not happen. As a result, Heather Speicher, DOB: 08/19/84, of Fort Collins has been arrested for Attempting to Influence a Public Official (F4). Plans to seek restitution for the misdirection of valuable, limited law enforcement resources are being discussed with the District Attorney's office. Ms. Speicher is being held at the Larimer ... Full Story

Coffman & Tipton bash Obama over Keystone

Colorado Congressmen Coffman and Tipton (and Republican Presidential candidates) were quick to speak out when President Obama nixed the Keystone XL Pipeline. They continue to repeat the shopworn false claims about the pipeline. First and foremost, the oil was not destined to give the United States another source of oil. The tar sand bitumen was to be refined and exported, hence the reason it needed to be sent to refineries on the Gulf Coast where shipping is available. It would actually take ... Full Story

STEIN: SOPA is corporate takeover of democracy

STEIN: SOPA is corporate takeover of democracy

(MADISON) Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party candidate for president, said today she opposes the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA, H.R. 3261) for giving the government and corporations too much power to restrict speech on the internet. "Democracy can only succeed when free speech is a reality, not merely a promissory note. SOPA would impose censorship on the internet and threatens whistle-blowers and others whose speech is vital to a healthy society. SOPA is part of the escalating assault by global ... Full Story

Eaton Leaves Berthoud Basketball Teams Seeing Red

Boys and Girls Teams Fall to Eaton By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Both the Berthoud High girls and boys basketball teams lost their respective contests with the Eaton Reds on Tuesday evening. The boys team lost 70-56 while girls fell 62-42. The losses are first of the season both Spartan teams in 3A Patriot League play. The boys team (6-4, 2-1) got off to a rough start as they found themselves trailing 14-6 after the first period. Berthoud rebounded nicely in the second ... Full Story

“Defense Act is unconstitutional”

“Defense Act is unconstitutional”

      by Brian J. Trautman       Each year, Congress authorizes the budget of the Department of Defense through a National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA of 2012, however, is unlike any previous ones. This year’s legislation contains highly controversialprovisions that empower the Armed Forces to engage in civilian law enforcement and to selectively suspend due process and habeas corpus, as well as other rights guaranteed ... Full Story

Banner Health ranked in top five large health systems

Banner Health ranked in top five large health systems in the nation

    Press Release GREELEY (Jan. 16, 2012) – Banner Health’s focus on quality patient care has earned the system a ranking among the top five large health systems in the nation according to a Thomson Reuters announcement released Monday. Banner Health owns or operates four hospitals in Northern Colorado: North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, McKee Medical Center in Loveland, Sterling Regional MedCenter in Sterling and East Morgan Community Hospital in ... Full Story

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