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Archive for July, 2012

Let the poor starve

Let the poor starve

                On Food Stamps? Not For Long, If The House Has Its Way by Jeff Fecke Leaders in the House of Representatives have proposed a farm bill that would cut $1.6 billion in aid from the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, part of $3.5 billion in proposed annual cuts. The bill, which has been offered as a bipartisan compromise by House Agriculture Committee Chair Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and House Agriculture ... Full Story

Abe Lincoln; flip/flop president

Abe Lincoln; flip/flop president

The Eau Clair Leader-Telegram Attacking Honest Abe (with videos) By Tom Giffey latest Off Beat column, which will appear in Sunday’s edition, is about a hilarious (yet educational and insightful) series of fake political ads on the website FlackCheck.org (a spin-off of FactCheck.org, which fact-checks real-life political ads and claims). The Flip-Flop President Instead of tackling a contemporary politico, the ads target our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. Imagine, if you will, ... Full Story

Julian Assange-Wikileaks

Julian Assange-Wikileaks

                Who Is So Hell-Bent On Getting Assange? By Paul Sedkowsk Julian Assange is not a US citizen, and yet some influential Americans are calling him a "traitor" and trying to pin "espionage" on him. WikiLeaks has published information about virtually all the major governments and corporations around the world, and yet he's portrayed as specifically "Anti-American," without a shred of proof to that effect. He's ... Full Story

Romney, Bain, Romney never left

Romney, Bain, Romney never left

    Caught In A Lie: Romney Invested In Medical Waste Firm That Disposed Of Aborted Fetuses By Henry Decker Mitt Romney’s Bain problem just got a lot worse. According to a new report by Mother Jones’ David Corn, Bain Capital made a $75 million investment in Stericycle — a medical waste disposal firm that has been attacked by right wing groups for disposing of aborted fetuses — while Romney was still actively involved in the company in 1999. This news is sure to ... Full Story

Republicans hide from Nuns on the Bus

Republicans hide from Nuns on the Bus

  ‘Nuns on the Bus’: Investigated but irrepressible U.S. Catholic bishops have launched a much-ballyhooed “Fortnight for Freedom” in protest against HHS’ birth control mandate and gay marriage, with masses at basilicas and sermons by such right-thinking prelates as Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia. The national event is being upstaged, however,  by “Nuns on the Bus,”  a 14-day, nine-city bus tour by four Catholic nuns that ... Full Story

Obituary: Gwen Hopkins Hawley

Obituary: Gwen Hopkins Hawley

  Gwen Hawley passed away July 1, 2012 at McKee Medical Center - Loveland, Colorado. She was born June 11, 1926 in Orofino, Idaho to Dr. Richard and Gladys (Moore) Hopkins. She was the second of two children with an older brother Dick Hopkins. The quenching of her lifelong thirst for knowledge began in the public elementary school system of Orofino, Idaho continuing through her freshman year of high school. She then transferred to Saint Paul's School where her passion for the ... Full Story

Sexual Assault Arrest

Sexual Assault Arrest

          Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies yesterday arrested Patrick Frank Cipolla, DOB: 12/08/41, of Loveland, formerly of Estes Park, on a felony warrant for multiple counts of sexual assault. His occupation is listed as retired military. Mr. Cipolla is alleged to have sexually assaulted a teenage girl over a period of several years. He is charged with: Four counts of CRS 18-3-402(1)(a)(4), Sexual Assault/Force, (F3) Three ... Full Story

Buying the presidency

Buying the presidency

Right-Wing Billionaires Behind Mitt Romney They're trying to buy a presidency - and they expect a big payoff on their investment By  Tim Dickinson Presidential politics has always been a rich man's game. But now, thanks to the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United that upended decades of limits on campaign donations, financing a presidential race is the exclusive domain of the kind of megadonor whose portfolios make Mitt Romney look middle-class. "I have lots of ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: June 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: June 2012

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for June 2012    Friday, June 1 BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical emergency for breathing difficulty on 9th St. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on 2nd St. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a medical call on Horseshoe Circle. Saturday, June 2 BFPD responded to a citizen request for assistance on Weld County Road 1. BFPD responded with Berthoud Police to a medical call on ... Full Story

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