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Archive for April, 2012

Why do Conservatives Hate Public Transit

Why do Conservatives Hate Public Transit

4 Reasons Conservatives Hate Public Transit By Jason Mark Once upon a time — in a political environment that seems otherwordly compared to what we have in the United States today — the federal transportation bill was a bi-partisan endeavor. Now things are different. Congress went into spring recess last week and once again left hanging a reauthorization of the transportation bill, which expired two and a half years ago. Congress was just barely able to approve a temporary, 90-day ... Full Story

Sex and the Catholic Church

    Limbaugh, Santorum, Sex, and the Origins of the Roman Catholic Church By Steven Jonas In the year 312, the Roman Emperor Constantine saw some kind of a religious vision at some time before a battle in which he defeated his major rival at the time, Maxentius (1). Just what the nature of the vision was is unclear, but it did lead to Constantine's conversion to what became Roman Catholicism. This event functionally ended close to 300 years of an often underground ... Full Story

Mike Wallace, dies at age 93

Mike Wallace, dies at age 93

      Mike Wallace, '60 Minutes' star interviewer, dies By FRAZIER MOORE | Associated Press  NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Wallace didn't interview people. He interrogated them. He cross-examined them. Sometimes he eviscerated them. His reputation was so fearsome that it was often said that the scariest words in the English language were "Mike Wallace is here to see you." Wallace, whose pitiless, prosecutorial style transformed television journalism and made ... Full Story

Vigilante spirit in the US justice system

Vigilante spirit in the US justice system

      The Trayvon Martin case reveals a vigilante spirit in the US justice system Prosecutorial misconduct, police corruption and 'stand your ground' laws are part of the lingering lynch mob mentality By David A Love The shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, has exposed the issue of official misconduct, as police have failed to arrest, and prosecutors have refused to indict, George Zimmerman, Martin's self-professed killer. Zimmerman, a ... Full Story

American middle class: dead?

American middle class: dead?

Professor Starr writes about the "Hourglass Economy," one in which the economy consists mainly of the rich and the poor with only a small middle class. Examples of this type of economy abound. Many South American and African countries come to mind. Without a strong and prosperous middle class, the United States is destined to become a third-rate nation. America will not longer be a world power or a major player in world economics. This will mark the end of the "American Dream" and the ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics in Level 7 competition

Premier Gymnastics in Level 7 competition

  By Julee Graham   Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Places eighth Overall out of 26 teams at the 2012, Colorado USAG Level 7 State Championships, held on March 31 and April 1. The Loveland based team performed well, with several gymnasts placing in the All-Around Competition across all Divisions. The Youth Age Division Team placed third overall in their session for Team Awards. The team consists of Tatum Graham, Aryn Archambeau, Kairey Vela and Sidney ... Full Story

Eagles season over

Eagles season over

  Stockton Sweeps Series, 3-0, With 4-2 Win   LOVELAND, Colo. - The Stockton Thunder defeated the Colorado Eagles, 4-2, sweeping their best-of-five Western Conference Quarterfinals series three games to none.  With the win, the 5th-seeded Thunder advance to take on the defending ECHL champion and 2011-12 regular season champion Alaska Aces in what will be a best-of-seven series. Colorado killed two early Stockton power plays, and Aaron Slattengren nearly put the home team ... Full Story

Thunder over Eagles in OT

Thunder Storms Back For OT Win, 2-0 Series Lead STOCKTON, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles took an early lead but the Stockton Thunder stormed back to force overtime and win the game, taking a 2-0 series lead in the ECHL's Western Conference Quarterfinals.  The best-of-five series now heads to the Budweiser Events Center, with Game 3 Friday night. Colorado jumped out to a quick start, netting a pair of goals in the game's first two minutes.  Joey Sides got the first goal 48 seconds in ... Full Story

Oil subsidies

Oil subsidies

Do they get money because of the way they vote, or do they vote because they get money?    

Eagles lose opening game

Special Teams Help Stockton to 1-0 Series Lead STOCKTON, Calif. - The Stockton Thunder took a 1-0 series lead in the best-of-five opening round match-up with the Colorado Eagles in the ECHL's Kelly Cup playoffs.  The Thunder diversified their offense, scoring a goal at even strength, shorthanded, and on the power play, while Olivier Roy stopped 35 of 36 shots to backstop the victory. As advertised, the opening period between the two teams featured plenty of high-tempo, back-and-forth ... Full Story

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