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Archive for February, 2012

Coffman gets it wrong

Coffman gets it wrong

    Editorial Opinion Colorado congressman Mike Coffman, representative for the 6th Congressional District, released this statement about President Obamas remarks about rising gas prices. We invite Representative Coffman to try sticking to the facts. He is obviously ill informed about production in the United States and even more so about production in his own state. If we were Politifact, we would award Coffman a "pants on fire" for these comments even though a corrected ... Full Story

DCCC, Gardner protects big oil

DCCC, Gardner protects big oil

Representative Gardner Rewarded for Protecting Big Oil Profits While Ending Medicare Press Release As gas prices are on the rise nationwide, it’s Representative Cory Gardner (CO-04) and his Grand Oil Party (GOP) who have made protecting profits for Big Oil a top priority while voting to end the Medicare guarantee for seniors. Sure enough, Gardner has raked in $264,024 in campaign contributions from those Big Oil and gas interests he is protecting. Thanks to Gardner’s reliable ... Full Story

Silver Has It All Wrong

Silver Has It All Wrong

The Silver Standard A national writer once again trashes a local athlete By D-Mac Well, my good friend, Michael "The Machete" Silver, is at it again. For the third time this year, the highly esteemed national NFL writer from Yahoo! Sports has eviscerated Tim Tebow.    This time, Silver set out to destroy Tebow in the pages of GQ. Somewhere between cologne and tight fitting pants, America needed a year in review about Tebow   Now remember, this is the same national writer who ... Full Story

Eagles Topple Reign, 6-4

Eagles Topple Reign, 6-4

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles ended a three-game losing streak in a big way with a 6-4 win over the Ontario Reign.  Kevin Ulanski (four points), Michael Forney & Joey Sides (three points apiece) led the Eagles' offense, while Kyle Jones backstopped his 24th win of the year (second-most in the ECHL). Riley Nelson put the home team up early, netting a rebound from the slot 3:16 into the game.  Two and a half minutes later, Ulanski sprung Sides on a rush with a bank-pass ... Full Story

The Great Loveland Potato Hoax

The Great Loveland Potato Hoax

Staged Reading of The Great Loveland Potato Hoax at Loveland Museum/Gallery LOVELAND, CO—A staged reading of "The Great Loveland Potato Hoax," by Moon Theatre Company productions,  will take place at the Loveland Museum and Gallery, 503 N. Lincoln, at 7:30 p.m. on March 15. Tickets are $3.00 each will be available at the Museum front desk beginning on Tuesday, February 21. There will be a limited number of tickets available. "The Great Loveland Potato Hoax” script was ... Full Story

What Bible Is the GOP Reading

What Bible Is the GOP Reading

    What Bible Is Santorum Reading? By Mike Lux When conservative Congressman Todd Akin a few months back suggested that liberalism was a "hatred of God," I postulated that given the overwhelming support for liberal and progressive values in the Judeo-Christian Bible, perhaps he had never bothered to actually read the Bible. With Rick Santorum's recent comment that Obama's agenda is "Some phony theology. Oh, not a theology based on the Bible. A different theology," I ... Full Story

Scott Tipton Owes Coloradans Answers

Scott Tipton Owes Coloradans Answers

Scott Tipton Owes Coloradans Answers: Does Campaign Cash From Antitrust Violators Outweigh Concerns of Ranchers, Sportsmen, and Local Communities? Press Release Denver - A week after a major campaign contributor was fined $275,000 for Antitrust Act and False Claims Act violations, Rep. Scott Tipton refuses to say whether he will return over $10,000 in donations connected to SG Interests (SGI). Meanwhile, the same company is attempting to artificially extend several oil and gas leases ... Full Story

House GOP Kills Workforce Bill

House GOP Kills Workforce Bill

Press Release (Denver) –House GOP members showed again today where their allegiance is—to partisan politics and not Coloradans—as they killed a measure to promote adult literacy and increase vocational certification to help Coloradans get back to work.  Rep. Young’s bill to implement a pilot program that would integrate basic education and skills training failed on a party-line vote today in the House State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee. HB12-1227, sponsored ... Full Story

HealthGrades study recognizes emergency medicine at

HealthGrades study recognizes emergency medicine at McKee, NCMC

Press Release LOVELAND (Feb. 22, 2012) – A report released this week by HealthGrades named McKee Medical Center and North Colorado Medical Center among the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation for emergency medicine. The findings are based on an analysis of more than 7 million Medicare patient records from 2008 to 2010. HealthGrades Emergency Medicine in American Hospitals report focused on 12 of the most common and life-threatening medical emergencies among that patient ... Full Story

Udall, Moran Call for Extension of Wind Energy

Senators Mark Udall and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) this week led 10 of their colleagues in requesting an extension of the wind energy production tax credit be considered in the Senate. "The future of the American wind industry requires a stable tax environment in which to operate," the senators wrote.  "If we are to expect wind energy to contribute to our country's future energy needs, Congress must quickly work to reauthorize the wind production tax credit before our wind production ... Full Story

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