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Archive for January, 2013

Update: Boulder policemen charged in elk shooting

Update: Boulder policemen charged in elk shooting

  Boulder officers arrested, accused of plotting 'trophy' kill of Mapleton elk Internal probe continues, could lead to termination             In Defense of Animals released this announcement this afternoon (January 18, 3013)       In Defense Of Animals Applauds Boulder District Attorney For Charging Elk Killers IDA also offers $1,500 for a permanent memorial for slain elk Boulder, Colo. (January 18, 2013) - In Defense of Animals (IDA), an ... Full Story

Can We Have Sane Gun Control?

Can We Have Sane Gun Control?

Yes, We Can Have Sane Gun Control Without Trampling Gun Owners' Rights   The NRA is a problem for sane gun enthusiasts. By Joshua Holland, AtlerNet, December 14, 2012  | Editor's note: a version of this piece originally ran after the Minnesota Sikh Temple shootings in August. The United States is not the only country to experience the horrors of mass shootings. We are, however, the only society in which a serious discussion of tighter gun controls doesn't follow incidents like the ... Full Story

The Christian Right’s Failed Prophecies

The Christian Right’s Failed Prophecies

  Notable (and Hilarious) Examples of the Christian Right's Failed Prophecies   The people who claim to be the conduits of God's will are scam artists. By Adam Lee, AlterNet, January 21, 2013  | The Christian right in America, like all organized religions, claims to have a correct and exclusive understanding of God's will. To hear them tell it, the almighty creator of the universe has strong opinions about corporate tax rates, firearm ownership and what consenting adults do with ... Full Story

Your comprehensive answer to every Sandy Hook

Your comprehensive answer to every Sandy Hook conspiracy theory

  Every conspiratorial allegation about the tragic Newtown shootings, answered   By Alex Seitz-Wald While it’s often best not to engage with conspiracy theorists on their own turf, as you can probably never convince them, it’s worth setting the record straight on all the myths and phony evidence surrounding the Sandy Hook massacre. We’ve rounded up every major piece of evidence we could find that leads theorists to say the “official narrative” of events “doesn’t add ... Full Story

Obituary: Floyd “Bud” Raymond Bose

Obituary: Floyd “Bud” Raymond Bose

  Floyd Raymond Bose was born to Rose Jane Matthews Bose and Raymond Marcus Bose on August 12, 1925, in Otis, Colorado. He passed away peacefully January 13, 2013, at Hospice of Northern Colorado at the age of 87 years. In 1943, Floyd joined the United States Army and served with the First Battalion of the 9th Infantry Regiment as an automatic rifleman during World War II. He was in Belgium, France, Germany, and Czechoslovakia. He was one of eight men out of 200 who were left after the ... Full Story

Heroes Behind the Badge

Heroes Behind the Badge

    Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith is inviting Larimer County residents to attend a special screening of the documentary film Heroes Behind the Badge on Friday, January 25 at 6:10 p.m. at the Timberline Church, 2908 South Timberline Road in Fort Collins. This documentary film features some of the brave men and women of law enforcement from around the country who have put their lives on the line and survived, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Already this inspiring movie ... Full Story

Neocon Nightmare:

Neocon Nightmare:

      The Truth Behind the Attacks on Chuck Hagel       By Arriana Huffington   If President Obama's second term includes decision making as bold and intelligent as his nomination of Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense, his presidency might finally fulfill the promise of audacity and change that rallied so many to his campaign five years ago. In fact, the more ridiculous the claims being made by Hagel's critics become, the more the real reasons they don't ... Full Story

Colorado experiencing significant flu activity

Colorado experiencing significant flu activity

DENVER— Influenza activity continues to increase in the United States, and most of the country is now experiencing high levels of influenza, according to CDC’s latest FluView report. Dr. Chris Urbina, executive director and chief medical officer at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment continues to recommend influenza vaccination for people who have not yet been vaccinated this season and antiviral treatment as early as possible for people who get sick and are at high ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies 2013 Rocky

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies 2013 Rocky Invitational

By Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies, rocked out their first optional meet of the season this past weekend. Gymnastics Unlimited of Northglenn was the host of the 2013 Rocky Invitational. Premier’s Level 7 Team took first Place and the Level 8 Team took second Place. Levels 9 and 10 had impressive individual Placements as well. Level 7 Top 5 All-Around Finishers: In the Child Division; Lauren Thomas placed first, Abby Stoops placed third and Abbie McCrimmon placed fourth. In the ... Full Story

Will the real NRA please stand up

Will the real NRA please stand up

  The Suprising Unknown History of the NRA For most of its history, the NRA supported gun control laws and did not see government as the enemy. By Steven Rosenfeld January 13, 2013  | For nearly a century after, its founding in 1871, the National Rifle Association was among America’s foremost pro-gun control organizations. It was not until 1977 when the NRA that Americans know today emerged, after libertarians who equated owning a gun with the epitome of freedom and fomented ... Full Story

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