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Monday, November 24, 2014

‘Photo Essays’ Archives

Memorial Day: Berthoud

Memorial Day: Berthoud

Patriot Alley, display of flags on Welch Avenue in Berthoud. Photo by Haiko Eichler

Blacks uninsured, unhealthy and unemployed

Courtesy of: Financesonline.com - Hot Financial News

Red Feather Fire Final Update

Red Feather Fire Final Update

      Larimer County Sheriff PRESS RELEASE A fast moving fire claimed two summer cabins in Red Feather Lakes early this morning and resulted in 367 evacuation notices being issued for Fox Acres and homes along portions of County Road 67J.  Winds gusting up to 50 to 60 miles-per-hour created 12 spot fires.  A large propane tank near one of the cabins exploded in the fire and went through a building across the street.  The building, owned by the Red Feather ... Full Story

Revolt of the Rich

Revolt of the Rich

Our financial elites are the new secessionists. By Mike Lofgren It was 1993, during congressional debate over the North American Free Trade Agreement. I was having lunch with a staffer for one of the rare Republican congressmen who opposed the policy of so-called free trade. To this day, I remember something my colleague said: “The rich elites of this country have far more in common with their counterparts in London, Paris, and Tokyo than with their fellow American citizens.” That ... Full Story

Is President Obama a big spender?

Is President Obama a big spender?

The answer is a big yes and no. As Mark Twain said, “Figures don’t lie, but liars figure.” It is not exactly a case of “lying,” but rather a case of putting a spin on what the numbers mean. The two articles from Forbes Magazine presented below are excellent examples.     In “ Who Is The Smallest Government Spender Since Eisenhower?”  a May, 2012 article, Rick Ungar makes the case that it is Barack Obama. He includes a graph that shows the annualized growth ... Full Story

Teach me

Teach me

      These images from Go Left, a progressive Facebook site. To seem more of what is there, click either image.

Singing in the Rain

Singing in the Rain

            Tom Toles of the Washington Post weighs in with this editorial Cartoon. Click the image to see more of Toles.  

American Democracy Sold To The Highest Bidder

American Democracy Sold To The Highest Bidder

  Bernie Sanders On How The Supreme Court Sold American Democracy To The Highest Bidder    

GOP men against protecting victims of abuse

GOP men against protecting victims of abuse

  31 GOP Men Don’t Think Domestic Abuse Victims Deserve Protection by Jessica Pieklo The Senate finally voted to renew the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) despite months of partisan wrestling over just who was deserving enough to be protected from domestic abuse. In the end the renewal easily cleared the Senate on a 68-31 vote. 15 Republicans joined all members of the Democratic caucus in voting yes. Notably, the 31 Republicans who voted against renewing VAWA are all ... Full Story

The GOP War On Women In One Simple Quote Graphic

The GOP War On Women In One Simple Quote Graphic

  From Moveon.org Remember the GOP cry for ‘JOBS!’ back in 2010? Yeah, that.   Source. Note, he is being sarcastic here!   Editor’s note: To even further clarify, here is the context of the quote, from the Baltimore Sun article linked above: “Nothing says jobs like transvaginal probes,” O’Malley said, referring to the controversial legislation backed by VA Gov. Bob McDonnell, a Republican, that would have required some women to undergo the invasive ... Full Story

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