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Archive for February 16, 2012

Quote of the Day

Foster Freiss, billionaire backing Santorum “This contraception thing, my gosh, it's so inexpensive,” Freiss told host Andrea Mitchell. “You know, back in my days, they'd use Bayer aspirin for contraceptives. The gals put it between their knees and it wasn't that costly.”   The the rest of the Washington Post article HERE

The GOP’s War on Women

The GOP’s War on Women

  By Gary Wamsley   Republicans have seized on the insurance provided contraception provision of the Affordable Health Care Act to attack President Obama as being at war with religion. Of course Romney, Santorium and Gingrich immediately piled on the hay wagon for what they think is a free ride to increased popularity with their political base. The Catholic Biships, not satisfied with the president’s compromise want nothing less that having their religious dogma forced ... Full Story

How Violence Protects the State

  By Stephanie Van Hook On April 4, 1967, exactly one year before Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered, he spoke passionately in a sermon at Riverside Church in New York about the war in Vietnam. In this gripping speech about the hypocrisy of bringing democracy through napalm and the audacity of fostering a brotherhood through war and killing, he made a daring confession: “I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without having first ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics, Chicago Style

  By Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies in Loveland, participated this past weekend, in the largest gymnastic meet in the world. “Chicago Style,” in Chicago, Illinois. Over 4,ooo gymnasts participated from all over the country plus Mexico Bailie Holst, Level 10 Gymnast, won the All-Around title with a score of 36.825 in the 16yr. old Division. Holst placed 1st on Vault with a 9.5 and 1st on Beam with a 9.3. Holst also placed 3rd on Bars and 4th on Floor. Anisha ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

These two spiral galaxies make a photogenic pair, found within the boundaries of the northern constellation Draco. Contrasting in color and orientation, NGC 5965 is nearly edge-on to our line of sight and dominated by yellow hues, while bluish NGC 5963 is closer to face-on. Of course, even in this well-framed cosmic snapshot the scene is invaded by other galaxies, including small elliptical NGC 5969 at the lower left. Brighter, spiky stars in our own Milky Way are scattered through the ... Full Story

Eagles Stretch Winning Streak to Six With 5-1 Win Over

Eagles Stretch Winning Streak to Six With 5-1 Win Over Steelheads

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Idaho Steelheads, 5-1, extending their winning streak to six games with balanced scoring as five different players found the back of the net.  Kyle Jones picked up his sixth win in a row as well, increasing his season total to 23 -- 2nd-most in the ECHL. The teams skated to a scoreless opening frame that saw Colorado out-shoot Idaho 11-4, despite the Steelheads being awarded the only two power plays of the period. There was an extra ... Full Story

Valentine’s Day Not So Sweet For Spartans

Valentine’s Day Not So Sweet For Spartans

Berthoud Girls and Boys Teams Fall To University By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Despite a valiant effort on Valentine’s Day, it was the home time who found their game just a few candies short of a full box. In their regular season home finale against the University Bulldogs, the Berthoud High Lady Spartans ended up on the short end of the 38-33 final score. More specifically, it was in the second period where the Lady Spartans found their basketball bouquet lacking. ... Full Story

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