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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Archive for January, 2014

Politics and National Policy

Politics and National Policy

Deficit Reduction Declines as Policy Priority Just Half of Democrats Rate Deficit as ‘Top Priority  For the first time since Barack Obama took office in 2009, deficit reduction has slipped as a policy priority among the public. Overall, 63% say reducing the budget deficit should be a top priority for Congress and the president this year, down from 72% a year ago. Most of the decline has come among Democrats: Only about half of Democrats – 49% – view deficit reduction as a top priority, ... Full Story

Thanks NRA!

Thanks NRA!

Thanks NRA! Gun Nut Kills Two Brothers He Mistakenly Believed Were On His Property A “responsible gun owning” West Virginia man with a large stockpile of weapons in his house apparently decided that it was time to use some of them. So when two men showed up at an outbuilding near his house in the town of Barboursville, he decided to blast them away, with no warning whatsoever. No “Hey, you are trespassing, get off my property!” No calling the police to let them handle it, no nothing. ... Full Story

Time for Trefoils

Time for Trefoils

It is that time of year again. Girl Scout Cookies went on sale today. The scouts have been selling cookies since 1917 and here at the Wamsley house I am proud that we have had 3 generations of Girl Scouts who have participated in this program. The profits from the cookie sales help pay for scouting activities and teaches the girls life long business skills. During this first week the scouts are encouraged to ask family and friends to buy Girl Scout Cookies. Starting next week they will begin ... Full Story

2014 Deltchev Invitational Gymnastics Meet

2014 Deltchev Invitational Gymnastics Meet

  Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner January 23, 2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Optional Team competed in the 2014 Deltchev Invitational Gymnastics Meet in Reno, Nevada on January 17-19, 2014. There were several top 5 individual finishes. In the Level 7 Junior Division, Madison Blair finished fifth on Vault, first on Balance Beam, and third on Floor, and placed fourth in the All-Around Competition. Kaiya Lindhardt placed fourth on Vault and Uneven Bars, fifth on ... Full Story

AGA Snowball Express

  Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner January 18, 2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Optional Team competed in their first meet of the season on January 11 and 12. The AGA Snowball Express was held in Littleton, Colorado. The Level 8 team placed first in the team competition. There were several top 5 placements in on the Level 7 team. In the Junior Division, Katie Parsons placed fifth on Vault. Madison Blair placed first on Floor. In the Senior Division, Kaiya Lindhardt ... Full Story

Berthoud High School Honor Roll

Berthoud High School Honor Roll

   2013 - 2014 Honor Roll Semester 1 4.0 And Above Grade 09 Joshua Archer, Shelby Braesch, Emily Casper, Kate Chamberlain, Lauren Dietz, Alexander Hepp, Sarah Howard, John Klein, Jessa Megenhardt, Kylie Park, Morgan Schachterle, John Sevy, Madison Sommers, Emmalee Vittetoe, Avery Zink Grade 10 Tristan Atkinson, Jonathan Bosnich, Daniel Boyer, Maximilian Bump, Zoe Caldwell, Andreanna Camire, Kristina Cavey, Kelly Chamberlain, Summer Cushman, Lauren DeMoudt, ... Full Story

“Nine out of the 10 poorest states are Red

“Nine out of the 10 poorest states are Red states

Pro-Democrat group says 9 of the 10 poorest states are Republican The partisan blogosphere is filled with arguments over whether liberal or conservative policies are better for states. No matter what is proposed -- cutting the sales tax, raising the minimum wage, etc. -- someone can always come up with a state to cite as an example of why it's a good (or bad) idea. But we were struck by this claim posted by the pro-Democrat group Occupy Democrats on Facebook: "If Republican economic ... Full Story

Conservatives attempt to destroy public education

Conservatives attempt to destroy public education

State conservative groups plan US-wide assault on education, health and tax • State Policy Network co-ordinating plans across 34 US states • Strategy to 'release residents from government dependency' • Revelations come amid growing scrutiny of tax-exempt charities • Read key excerpts from the SPN proposals • Portland Press Herald: group's plan to eliminate taxes • Texas Observer: the money behind the fight to wreck Medicaid By Ed Pilkington and Suzanne Goldenberg The State ... Full Story

Obamacare horror stories

Obamacare horror stories

  This blogger smoked out Obamacare lies by another traditional media newspaper By Egberto Willies Common knowledge to those who follow the ins and outs of Obamacare is that there is an industry out there to destroy it at all cost. The traditional media has been the major conduit of the lies and misinformation. Corporate traditional media continues to mislead and misinform. It isn’t only the smaller media outlets that are generating the barrage of misinformation. CBS News whose ‘60 ... Full Story

Why do we have Bullies like Christie

Why do we have Bullies like Christie

  Why the Infatuation with Bullies Like Chris Christie? Christie reveals a dark side of our society -- a public enchanted by his tough guy antics and the press who encourages his sadism.   Photo Credit: AFP January 11, 2014  | If the media had even a trace of independence, the instant Chris Christie declared like a dainty blossom trampled roughly, “I am not a bully,” the throng of reporters would have screamed, “Liar” in a single voice and hurled their cameras, pens, notepads, ... Full Story

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