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Archive for February 29, 2012

Could Lincoln be elected today?

Could Lincoln be elected today?

    Lincoln the Lobbyist for Special Interests?  Who stands behind the woman who stands behind the president

Obama waives NDAA detention

Obama waives NDAA detention

Udall Commends President's Waivers on Mandatory Military Detention Provision Udall: The Fight is Not Over; Will Keep Working to Change Detention Provisions, Protect U.S. Citizens  Today, Mark Udall applauded President Obama's announcement that the administration will not detain American citizens in military custody and may issue national security waivers to the detention provisions passed in the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  The provisions mandate military custody for ... Full Story

Causes, The protests in Afghanistan

Causes, The protests in Afghanistan

                    The causes of the protests in Afghanistan By Glenn Greenwald Most American media accounts and commentary about the ongoing violent anti-American protests in Afghanistan depict their principal cause as anger over the burning of Korans (it’s just a book: why would people get violent over it?) — except that Afghans themselves keep saying things like this: Protesters in Kabul ... Full Story

Proud of Cindy Domenico

Proud of Cindy Domenico

I am writing to compliment Boulder County Commissioner Cindy Domenico on her outstanding leadership.  A few months ago a firestorm erupted in Boulder County over the use of GMO products on Boulder County Open Space.  At one extreme there were the usual corporate agriculture hacks who love to take shots at Boulder County and on the other was the anti-agriculture crusaders who want to live naked in the forest and eat nuts. In the middle of this storm was a handful of Boulder County ... Full Story

Udall Renews Call for Better Access to Mexican Markets

Udall Renews Call for Better Access to Mexican Markets

During National Potato Council Visit to D.C., Udall Highlights Efforts to Support CO Farmers During the National Potato Council's annual visit to Washington, D.C., today, Mark Udall advocated for continued pressure on Mexico to relax its restrictions on market access for U.S. agricultural products, speaking to approximately 125 potato farmers from across the country about some of his efforts to support the potato industry and Colorado's rural economies and agricultural ... Full Story

Wild Horse Fund Raiser To Be Held In Estes Park

Wild Horse Fund Raiser To Be Held In Estes Park

ALLENSPARK, CO  February 29, 2012 – Weldon Lee and Lori Huff, noted wildlife photographers, are hosting a fund raising event, Our Heritage at Risk, for the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs & Burros (ISPMB), at the Roadway Inn, 1701 Highway 34, in Estes Park, Colorado, on Saturday, April 14, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Headquartered between Lantry and Eagle Butte, SD, ISPMB is unique in that it rescues entire herds of wild horses. Velma Johnston, better known ... Full Story

The Trap of the NFL Combine

The Trap of the NFL Combine

  The NFL Combine, or better known to the media as the “Underwear Olympics,” has become must-see television. One of my radio partners, Peter Burns, loves this stuff. He spent hours in front of his TV watching guys run the 40, bench press and weave through the cone drill. Peter is single with no kids, clearly has more time than me and was hoping to gain some valuable information. But given the choice, I’d rather take my kids to see Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked ... Full Story

Paws to Read at Berthoud Library

Paws to Read at Berthoud Library

The Berthoud Community Library is proud to host the Paws to Read program. On the fourth Monday of every month Paws for Responsibility provides two screened, trained and registered therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers for this special reading program. With these furry friends to listen and encourage young students, reading becomes a privilege rather than a chore!  The Berthoud Community library has held two successful sessions with several repeat participants. This past Monday, ... Full Story

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