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Archive for April, 2014

“No Labels” And Cory Gardner–Is This A Joke?

“No Labels” And Cory Gardner–Is This A Joke?

  Senate candidate Cory Gardner’s campaign sent out a press release on Monday claiming endorsement by the non-partisan ‘No Labels’ group. Foul, calls ColoradoPols.com, saying, “UPDATE: Hold everything, it looks like Gardner wasn't completely honest about this little "endorsement," press release from Gardner’s campaign : “Bipartisan “No Labels” group endorses Cory Gardner.” But a spokesman for the group later explained to FOX31 Denver that it is “an implied ... Full Story

More ugly campaigns thanks to Supreme Court

More ugly campaigns thanks to Supreme Court

  To the Editor Here they come again, those dark, ugly, negative, dishonest and disgusting political campaign ads that everyone professes to hate. Two recent Supreme Court decisions may make them worse. According to an article in the March 3 issue of Time Magazine, political parties are passé.   Campaigns from now on will be decided principally by billionaires, dueling Super PACs, and paid mercenaries and spies. Their campaign contributions will go to candidates who support their ... Full Story

Inequality in America

Inequality in America

Inequality Nation; The American Dream Isn’t Dead, But It’s Dying by Progressive Populist By Brad Hennigan We’ve seen the stats. Wage growth for 70% of American workers has stagnated or declined over the last decade, while productivity has dramatically increased. During the same period, income growth for top earners, particularly the top 1%, has grown to the point that since the Great Recession, 95% of all new wealth generated in the U. S. has gone to 1% of its population. But how did ... Full Story

2014 Flatirons Spring Flipz Xcel Meet

2014 Flatirons Spring Flipz Xcel Meet

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner April 15, 2014   Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Xcel Team competed in the 2014 Flatirons Spring Flipz Xcel Gymnastics Meet. This meet was their season opener, and it was held on April 12-13. There were several top five individual placements. Cheylynne Duba and Candence Lapp tied for 4th on Vault. Brooke Naughton tied for 2nd on Vault. Lapp also tied for 5th on Balance Beam. In the Silver Senior Division, Anoushka Sarma tied for 3rd on ... Full Story

Christian conservatives think they’re above the law

Christian conservatives think they’re above the law

Cliven Bundy syndrome: Why Christian conservatives think they’re above the law From Hobby Lobby to the Nevada rancher, members of the far right share a dangerous, anarchic pathology Amanda Marcotte, Alternet The situation with Cliven Bundy of Nevada should be a no-brainer for people from both the left and the right. Bundy has been stealing from the taxpayers for years, illegally grazing his cattle on federal lands while refusing to pay for the privilege. Both liberals and conservatives pay ... Full Story

Cliven Bundy Is a Pampered Millionaire, Not a Rugged

Cliven Bundy Is a Pampered Millionaire, Not a Rugged Rancher

Fox News 'Hero' Cliven Bundy Is a Pampered Millionaire, Not a Rugged Rancher Watching Fox rally to the defense of moneyed interests like mining and ranching is unbearable. The latest right-wing media poster-victim, Cliven Bundy, is just the latest in a long line of desert dwellers who thinks he or she should not have to follow the law and has a god-given right to unlimited use of public resources, in this case, rangeland.  I know the mentality well, because I grew up in rural Nevada and clung ... Full Story

Tea Party has become a terrorist group

Tea Party has become a terrorist group

  It’s Time to be Honest: The Tea Party Has Become a Terrorist Group  April 16, 2014 By Allen Clifton While I’m sure many liberals who come across this headline will have some response like “Duh” or “Tell me something I didn’t already know, ” I think it’s time to put hyperbole aside and get real for a moment. Sure, for a while many liberals have called tea party supporters domestic terrorists and have accused them of actively trying to sabotage our government.  And with ... Full Story

Democracy, sold down the river

Democracy, sold down the river

 America the voiceless: Voters can't compete with big campaign cash American public has ‘virtually no influence’ over politics in face of wealthy interest groups, study finds   April 16, 2014 11:30PM ET by Wilson Dizard @willdizard It’s not just your imagination: The influence of money in politics has indeed drowned out the voices of American voters, a new analysis shows, with runaway corporate lobbying and a lack of campaign finance reform to blame for giving much more ... Full Story

Region 3 Level 8 Regional Gymnastics Meet 2014

Region 3 Level 8 Regional Gymnastics Meet 2014

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner 4/15/2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies hosted the Region 3 Level 8 Gymnastics Meet on April 4 through April 6. It was held at Loveland High School. Teams from 8 different states from around the Region competed in the three day event. The gymnasts competing in this meet had to qualify at their state meets in order to be eligible to compete. In the Senior A Division, Tatum Graham placed 21st on Vault, 25th on Floor and 24th in the All- ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2014

    Incident Activity for March 2014 Saturday, March 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 248. This was a single vehicle accident with moderate damage and no injuries reported. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 56 and County Road 21. A single vehicle had run through a fence and struck a small building on the property. The vehicle had moderate damage and there were no injuries reported. BFPD responded with Berthoud Police to a ... Full Story

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