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Torture in Texas: Keystone XL

Torture in Texas: Keystone XL

    What Fascism Looks Like -- Transcanada And Brutality In East Texas By William Boardman The last stand at the Alamo was in west Texas.  East Texas now has a county in the midst of its own last stand against another foreign invader.  At the Alamo in 1836 it was the Mexican army over-running all in its path.  In Wood County today it's the Canadian corporation TransCanada's Keystone XL Pipeline over-running all in its path -- only this time the Texas government is on ... Full Story

50 Years After ‘Silent Spring’

50 Years After ‘Silent Spring’

      Rachel Carson's Brave, Groundbreaking 'Silent Spring' at 50 Years       by Joseph J. Mangano and Janette D. Sherman Fifty years ago, a Johns Hopkins–educated zoologist did something that few at the time thought was possible. With the publication of one book, she started a national debate about the universally accepted use of synthetic pesticides, the irresponsibility of science, and the limits of technological promise. She also challenged the ... Full Story

Latinos for Obama-Voter Registration

Latinos for Obama-Voter Registration

The Berthoud/Loveland Latinos for Obama is holding a Voter Registration on  Saturdays, but voter registration is open for everyone. Republicans are attempting to silence the voice of people of color Fight Back Register Now You need to complete a VOTER REGISTRATION FORM if you just turned 18, if you did not vote in the 2010 ELECTION or if you have changed your place of residence since you last voted! If you did not vote in the 2010 election, your name will be on a INACTIVE VOTER ... Full Story

Just stop that … biosolid

Just stop that … biosolid

        By Scott Crossen September 24, 2012         “Nothing ever becomes real, ‘til it is experience.” John Keats Autumn is hiding beyond tomorrow. Once again, it’s that time of year when the countryside is the place to be – to take in the changing colors, relax and breathe good clean air. Unfortunately, it is also the time of year when some landowners choose to spread toxic sewage sludge across their acreage ... Full Story

Thanks to Friends of the Library

Thanks to Friends of the Library

        To the Editor, On behalf of the Berthoud Community Library District staff, I would like to thank the Friends of the Berthoud Community Library for all the financial support they give the Library. So far this year the group has given the Library $1845.00. This money funded the summer reading program for teens, supplemented our DVD budget, and paid for staff continuing education. The District’s income from property tax went down by 10% in 2012, ... Full Story

Romney Budget increases the deficit

    These two videos clearly show why the "Ryan Budget" does not decrease the deficit or the national debt.   Robert Reich Explains The Romney / Ryan Budget Plan   This Lady Isn't Even Trying To Make Paul Ryan Look Dumb

Mitt doesn’t get it

   The REAL "Entitlement" Programs Benefit the Rich By Mike Kirchubel (about the author) opednews.com Social Security, Medicare, and Unemployment Insurance are not gifts from the wealthy to the workers of America. We pay our own way. The real "entitlement" programs are the ones we workers fund for the benefit of the rich.   Mitt Romney Does Not Have the Right to Dismiss Us       By Moby   Not to mention the roads, clean water, streetlights, police ... Full Story

Berthoud Library: October events

Berthoud Library: October events

  October 1 – Monday Movie.. call for title 970-532-2757 October 2— Busy B’s Story Time, 10:30 a.m. This lap-sit storytime is designed for caregivers to interact with babies and toddlers; with songs, finger plays, stories and bounces we will open the gateway to reading. Our sign language theme this week is family. October 3- Sweet P’s Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Sweet P’s story time is designed for preschool children. Come interact with songs, finger plays, stories and ... Full Story

Hispanic and women farmers, USDA discrimination

Claims Filing Period for Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Who Claim Past Discrimination at USDA to Open on September 24, 2012 Those Eligible Must File Claims No Later Than March 25, 2013 Espanol   WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2012- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by the USDA in past decades can file claims between September 24, 2012 and March 25, ... Full Story

Do nothing congressman: Cory Gardner

Do nothing congressman: Cory Gardner

        If you were watching the Rocky Mountain PBS "Colorado State of Mind" Forum on Friday evening, then you also heard Congressman Cory Gardner state, "Nobody understands agriculture better than I do." As a farmer in Weld County, it's not just the arrogance of that statement that offends me - it's saying that and then letting the Farm Bill expire that really bothers me. When I traveled to Washington DC earlier this month to talk to members of ... Full Story

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