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Saturday, November 22, 2014

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

BP and other major polluters fund Tea Party

Tea Party climate change deniers funded by BP and other major polluters The Guardian (UK) BP and several other big European companies are funding the midterm election campaigns of Tea Party favourites who deny the existence of global warming or oppose Barack Obama's energy agenda ... By Suzanne Goldenberg   If you don't get health coverage, Dems will send you to jail The Washington Post The attack ads are coming fast and furious now on both sides, with many of them ... Full Story

Obituary: Pearl W. Wykoff

Obituary: Pearl W. Wykoff

Pearl W. Wykoff, 91, of Loveland and formerly Berthoud, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, at Loveland Good Samaritan Village Health Care. Pearl was born on Oct. 6, 1919, in Ness City, Kan., to Thomas H. and Edith Annette (Tarman) Wierman. She met and later married Ellis C. Wykoff in Ness City on Oct. 30, 1937, and moved to Berthoud in 1949 from Bazine, Kan. Ellis preceded Pearl in death on July 23, 2002. Pearl was a devoted wife and mother and longtime member of the ... Full Story

Opinions on Amendment 63

Amendment 63: No Mandated Health Insurance In Colorado ABC Channel 7 News (TheDenverChanel.com) Opponents Said Amendment Will Hurt Coloradans By Dayle Cedars, 7NEWS Reporter No good comes from repealing health care Aurora Sentinel Editorial As if the country doesn’t have enough to worry about, conservative factions continue to play a dangerous political game by campaigning on promises of “repealing” the nation’s hard-won reform of the U.S. health-care ... Full Story

Obituary: Frances L. Prock

Obituary: Frances L. Prock

Frances L. Prock of Berthoud, died October 26, 2010 at Northern Colorado Acute/Long Term Hospital, Johnstown. She was 73. Fran was born on October 5, 1937 in Great Falls, Montana to Otto Sagebaum and Lillian Laiture Sagebaum. Raised on the family ranch near Stockett, Montana, she was introduced to hard work at an early age. She attended a one room schoolhouse in her young years, graduating from Belt High School where she participated in the band and was on the school newspaper staff. ... Full Story

Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado

Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado

  Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado On Anti-Energy Reform Television Ads WASHINGTON, D.C.—Special interest front groups have spent over $300,000 in Colorado on misleading and fictitious television ads aimed to advance their anti-clean energy agenda and shape the midterm elections, according to a new analysis from the Center for American Progress Action Fund. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has received funding from multinational oil corporations and ... Full Story

Karen Stockley is the right choice for District 49

Karen Stockley is the right choice for District 49

Letter to the Editor: B. J. Nikkel is not the advocate for taxpayers and children that she claims to be. First of all, you don’t file to sue the Larimer County Sheriff’s office for $10 million putting the screws to the county taxpayers on the expectation that your son’s arrest charges will be reduced. Secondly, you don’t brag about the awards you have received for pointing out deficiencies in social programs that you have worked consistently to de-fund. Third, you don’t vote to ... Full Story

Smith for Sheriff – Even More Certain

Smith for Sheriff – Even More Certain

I knew Justin Smith was the right candidate for Larimer County Sheriff when I first volunteered to work on his campaign. I was first encouraged by mutual friends that attend my church. But, before I agreed, I researched the record for his priorities, beliefs, and values. As a law enforcement officer, Justin’s character traits are important to identify and affirm. As time has passed, I’ve learned more about Justin and his character. He is a visionary with an enthusiastic spirit; a ... Full Story

Vote NO on Prop 102

Vote NO on Prop 102

  Dear Coloradan, We've written about the Bad 3 (60, 61, & 101), and the draconian birth control and abortion ban (62), and the insurance cartel's initiative to nullify the health care reform law (63), but there's another sinister amendment on the ballot being pushed by out-of-state interests that you need to know about. Just under the wire, representatives of a national bail bonds group in Virginia filed signatures for Proposition 102, what we're calling the Bail Bondsmen ... Full Story

Adam Bowen, solid business background

Adam Bowen, solid business background

I support Adam Bowen for County Commissioner. Adam will apply his solid business background to Larimer County. His background started 20+ years ago when he earned his degree in Business Administration. He succeeded in the corporate world in the green economy sector and has vision and understanding of the challenges business face in our community. His business experience will help him lead Larimer County in job creation for this important sector of the economy. I know Adam to be a ... Full Story

ASRM Blasts Colorado Amendment 62

ASRM Blasts Colorado Amendment 62

Urges Voters Reject It on November 2 Denver, CO - The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) has called on the residents of Colorado to vote NO on Amendment 62 when they go to the polls November 2. Like a ballot measure defeated in 2008, Amendment 62 would give legal rights to fertilized eggs under the Colorado Constitution, and in doing so, would imperil vital medical care and eliminate or make unsafe important family building options for those suffering from ... Full Story

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