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Archive for October, 2012

Taxpayer money for Republicans

Taxpayer money for Republicans

        Review: Gessler lone statewide official to tap fund for partisan use By Tim Hoover The Denver Post State law says they can use the funds for official business as they "see fit," and Colorado's five statewide elected officials spend money from their offices' discretionary accounts on meals, office supplies, parking, salaries, employee retirement parties and occasional travel to nonpartisan events — among other things. But a review of ... Full Story

Pig Ears Recalled

Pig Ears Recalled

          Kasel Associated Industries Recalls Boots & Barkley Roasted American Pig Ears And Boots & Barkley American Variety Pack Dog Treats Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 17, 2012 - Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, CO is voluntarily recalling its BOOTS & BARKLEY ROASTED AMERICAN PIG EARS AND BOOTS & BARKLEY AMERICAN VARIETY PACK DOG TREATS product because it may be contaminated ... Full Story

Gardner: More Republican lies

Gardner: More Republican lies

In a press release to the editor (following) Cory Gardner uses an old technique to twist the truth, nay, even lie. He introduces as truth something which is not true or is only his opinion. Introducing such a statement is called using a “strawman.” After making the statement, in this case that the Obama administration discriminates against oil and gas, he then uses the statement to attack the administration. This seems to be a tactic of the current crop of Republicans. Since they do not ... Full Story

Leadership in the White House

Leadership in the White House

In my own career in the military and a degree in personnel management, I have been able to observe people in positions of authority. I have been able to ascertain that there is a big difference between managers and leaders. I have observed many competent managers but real leaders are few and far between. Leaders engender trust and loyalty because in addition to managing, they take care of their people. A reading of the D-Day invasion and landing at Omaha beach will illustrate this point. ... Full Story

The truth about jobs

The truth about jobs

      Obama vs. Romney: Jobs By Bob Burnett Jobs and the economy remain Americans' number one concern. While Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have promised to create millions of jobs if they are elected President, there are stark differences between their plans. In the first presidential debate, Romney promised , "If I'm president I will create... 12 million new jobs," the equivalent of 250,000 jobs per month for 48 months. The Washington Post "Factchecker" ... Full Story

Four Pinocchios for Mitt

Four Pinocchios for Mitt

  Mitt Romney’s ‘new math’ for jobs plan doesn’t add up  By Glenn Kessler Let me tell you how I will create 12 million jobs when President Obama couldn't. First, my energy independence policy means more than 3 million new jobs, many of them in manufacturing. My tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates 7 million more. And expanding trade, cracking down on China and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: October, 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: October, 2012

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for October 2012 Monday, October 1 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on 4th St. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to Foothills Dr. for a medical call. The patient was transported. Tuesday, October 2 BFPD responded to First United Methodist Church for a fire alarm that was troubled and causing an alert message. Apparently a power outage a few hours earlier had affected the alarm.. BFPD responded to a report of ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics at the Judges Cup

Premier Gymnastics at the Judges Cup

  Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Level 4 and 5 Teams both placed third at the Judges Cup 2012. The 5280 club in Wheatridge hosted this meet on October 13 and 14. Level 4 All-Around: Gracie Wadlington and Kylie Cook both tied for fourth place. Level 4 Top 5 Individual Event Finishers: Gracie Wadlington was Balance Beam champion with a score of 9.475. Kylie Cook Placed fourth in both Beam and Floor. Abby Budd was Vault champion with a score of 9.675. Level 5 All-Around: ... Full Story

Marijuana toxicity and your pet

Marijuana toxicity and your pet

        By Dr. Lindsay Piotrowski, DVM Emergency Veterinary Intern Given the recent increase in medical marijuana use as treatment for several human conditions, our pets are very vulnerable to marijuana/THC toxicity, as these products are more easily accessible to them. We have seen several cases of marijuana/THC toxicity come through the door of our ER at AMVS this summer. I hope that this article will help to shed some light on this somewhat ... Full Story

Something Biden said

  In My Image By Warren Isleib Something Biden said during the debate with Ryan stuck; I couldn’t shake it. One of the last questions referenced religious belief and views on abortion. Biden indicated that he believed abortion wrong, but could not impose his beliefs on others. After much review and consideration I can say his words sum up the basic difference between modern political philosophies. Forget the economic details, liberal or conservative thinking, or party ... Full Story

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