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Archive for March, 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

Eagles help local Hawks

Eagles help local Hawks

Over $26,000 was raised by the Colorado Eagles at their first "Pots of Gold" fundraising event this past Saturday. The money was donated to the Addilyn Hawks Foundation. Addilyn Hawks is the daughter of Larimer County Jail Deputy Aaron Hawks and his wife Krystin. Born on December 19, 2010, Addilyn was diagnosed with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis-Type 2,  a liver disease for which there is no treatment and for which a transplant is the only lifesaving procedure. With the cost ... Full Story

Public’s Help Sought to Find Felony Suspects

Public’s Help Sought to Find Felony Suspects

Date:   March 20, 2012 Two suspects who led several law enforcement agencies on a chase throughout Northern Colorado yesterday, and believed to be involved in the area mail and identity thefts, are being sought on felony warrants by the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies are seeking the public's assistance in locating the suspects. The pursuit originated at Westgate Drive and Highway 392 yesterday morning after a Larimer County Sheriff's Office ... Full Story

Aces claim Mountain Division Title

Aces claim Mountain Division Title

Defending League Champs Claim Mountain Division Crown With 5-1 Win LOVELAND, Colo. - The defending ECHL champion Alaska Aces defeated the Colorado Eagles, 5-1, in the fifth consecutive game between the Mountain Division's top two teams, and in the process, claimed their second division title in as many seasons.  The Aces received goals from five different scorers in the win, which raised their league-leading record to 41-16-9 (91 pts.). The Aces scored twice in the first half of the ... Full Story

First Victory Over Alaska Aces

First Victory Over Alaska Aces

Eagles Snap Skid With First Victory Over Alaska Aces LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles snapped a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 win against the Alaska Aces.  The victory was their first against the defending champs this season, and came in front of a lively crowd at the Budweiser Events Center in what approached a playoff atmosphere between the top two teams in the Mountain Division. The teams played an even first period with Alaska holding a 7-6 edge in shots but with each ... Full Story

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