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Archive for March 21, 2012

Cory Gardner frolics with lobbyists

Cory Gardner frolics with lobbyists

  Tea Party Freshmen Frolic With Lobbyists At $10,000 A Head Fundraiser Tea Party insurgents swept the Republicans into power in 2010, riding a wave of frustration with the status quo to a majority in the House of Representatives. But after less than two years, many seem to have become quite comfortable with the ways of Washington, or, in this case, Key Largo: That's where we caught up with a select group of Republican freshmen, engaged in business as usual. But they didn't ... Full Story

Stalin Invented ‘American Exceptionalism’

Stalin Invented ‘American Exceptionalism’

  How Joseph Stalin Invented 'American Exceptionalism' Rick Santorum and the rest of GOP presidential gang all have a man-crush. Considering he was an outright intellectual elitist, a shaggy-haired liberal, and -- horror of horrors -- French, the object of their adoration seems a bit surprising, but the French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville and his 1835 United States travelogue, Democracy in America, have surged into national politics this campaign cycle -- often linked to the ... Full Story

Paul Ryan’s Plan For American Decline

Paul Ryan’s Plan For American Decline

    By Joe Conason If the foreign adversaries and competitors of the United States imagined a future that would fufill their most ambitious objectives, it might begin with a government crippled by the House Republican leadership’s “Ryan budget” released on Tuesday. Followed to its absurd conclusion, this document would lead America toward a withered state, approaching the point where Marxian dreams and Randian dogma converge. Or at least that’s the view ... Full Story

GOP budget, poverty for most

GOP budget, poverty for most

Once upon a time, the United States was a prosperous nation with a strong middle class. The middle class had achieved what President Theodore Roosevelt dreamed for the middle class; a living wage that allowed them to take care of their family, buy a house, save some for old age. These people were able to live the American Dream and they purchased the products made in factories in the U.S. They were able to support charities and community activities. Workers shared in the wealth created by their ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies

  Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies had their final meet of the season before the State Invitationals. They competed in the 2012 Colorado Sky Invitational at Bear Creek High School, hosted by Jet Gymnastics on March 10 and 11. Level 10 gymnast, Bailie Holst, took the title once again as the All-Around Champion (Score 35.850) in the 16-year-old Division. Holst placed 1st on Vault (9.500) and Beam (9.000). She also placed 4th on Bars and 5th on Floor. Level 8 gymnast, Rachel Rost, ... Full Story

Wranglers over Eagles

Pair of Late Goals Lead Las Vegas to Win LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The Las Vegas Wranglers scored goals in bunches to top the Colorado Eagles, 5-3.  The home team built an early 2-0 lead with tallies 21 seconds apart and emerged from a tied game late with another pair 70 seconds apart in handing the Eagles a loss as they begin a four-game road trip that will take place in three different cities over five days. Shots were doled out like playing cards during the first period, in which Las Vegas ... Full Story

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