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  • Fairacres Manor residents protest state COVID-19 rules against physical contact (Colorado)

    10/09/2020 5:53:59 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 5 replies
    Greeley Tribune ^ | October 8, 2020 | ANNE DELANEY
    Fairacres Manor residents protest state COVID-19 rules against physical contact “We want to see our families. We miss the hugs,” one resident said By ANNE DELANEYOctober 8, 2020 A group of residents at a Greeley skilled long-term care and memory-support facility are tired of COVID-19 social distancing regulations, and they held a protest to register their displeasure. “Enough is enough. Set us free,” Fairacres Manor resident Josie Sanchez said through a microphone Thursday afternoon while parked in her wheelchair on 16th Street across from North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley. Sanchez, 76 years old, was one of organizers of the...
  • Greeley nursing home residents protest pandemic lockdown: “I’d rather die of COVID than loneliness”

    10/09/2020 2:38:30 AM PDT · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 58 replies
    Complete Colorado ^ | 10/8/2020 | Sherrie Peif
    Waving signs that read such things as “I’d rather die of COVID than loneliness,” and “We are prisoners in our home,” residents of one nursing facility staged their own anti-lockdown protest along one of the busiest streets in Greeley, ... “Freedom, freedom, freedom,” one lady chanted while waving a sign that read “we want our families back.” ... Gov. Jared Polis’ mandates that do not allow nursing home residents to see their loved ones,.... ... protesting the lockdown as they enter their eighth month of no hugs, no smiles, no kisses from their loved ones. ... “The isolation is what...
  • Former Colorado Judge Pleads Guilty to Obstructing Task Force Investigation of a Drug Trafficking Organization

    07/02/2020 1:04:07 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 3 replies
    justice.gov ^ | June 30, 2020 | DOJ
    A former Colorado judge pleaded guilty today to obstructing a federal task force investigation of a large-scale drug trafficking organization.Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Jason R. Dunn of the District of Colorado and Special Agent in Charge Michael Schneider of the FBI’s Denver Field Office made the announcement.Ryan Kamada, 41, of Windsor, Colorado, pleaded guilty to one count of obstruction of proceedings before a department or agency of the United States before U.S. District Judge William J. Martinez of the District of Colorado.  A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Dec....
  • DDA staffer on leave after Facebook comments about Trump rally attendees (Downtown Development Authority)(CO)

    06/20/2020 7:42:56 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 28 replies
    Greeley Tribune ^ | June 19, 2020 | JADYN WATSON-FISHER
    DDA staffer on leave after Facebook comments about Trump rally attendees By JADYN WATSON-FISHER Greeley Tribune June 19, 2020 The Greeley Downtown Development Authority placed a staff member on administrative leave after expressing ill will toward attendees of President Donald Trump’s upcoming rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to an NPR report shared on Facebook, a judge denied a request to require physical distancing at the rally. Greeley DDA Director of Downtown Experience Alison Hamling commented negatively on that post. “Good. They can give (COVID-19) to each other,” Hamling, who contracted the virus earlier this year, said in the now-deleted thread....
  • Thousands of policy emails sought by State Senator were deleted (TESLA)

    02/24/2019 8:54:47 PM PST · by blueplum · 7 replies
    KOAA News 5 NBC ^ | 24 Feb 2019 | Andy Koen
    DENVER – Members of the Committee on Legal Services are looking into why thousands of emails requested by a State Senator were prematurely deleted. Senator John Cooke, (R) Greeley, sent a Colorado Open Records Act request on August 29 for emails from two state staffers who worked to accomplish Governor John Hickenlooper’s executive order establishing new Low Emission Vehicle standards...(snip) ...To understand the controversy behind the emissions mandate, it helps to understand what’s in it. Air Quality Control Commission Regulation Number 20 was adopted in November and sets stricter limits for the levels of pollutants that new cars can emit...(snip)...
  • Poll to FReep: Greeley's new hotel/convention center secretly funded by tax money loan

    05/01/2016 11:10:04 AM PDT · by NorCoGOP · 10 replies
    Greeley Tribune ^ | 5/1/2016 | Greeley Tribune
    Our city council took it upon themselves to approve an $8 Million Dollar "Loan" to a shadow LLC group building a hotel/conference center in the downtown area of Greeley, but never disclosed the loan to the public till after groundbreaking. A new citizen group is petitioning to get this on the ballot for voters to approve or disapprove, as should have been done in the first place. Help them out by freeping the poll on the Tribune phone page, it's about halfway down the page. Thanks.
  • 4th grader sells pot in northern Colorado

    04/23/2014 9:44:19 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 23, 2014 4:33 PM EDT
    School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus. John Gates, director of safety for Weld County School District 6, said Wednesday that the students involved, three 10-year-old boys and a 10-year-old girl at Greeley’s Monfort Elementary School, faced tough discipline but not suspension or expulsion. He would not elaborate on their punishment. […] The marijuana appears to have been legally purchased by adults—grandparents in two families—and no charges were expected to be filed, Gates said. He said the...
  • A kinder, gentler Ken Buck

    02/17/2014 10:39:17 AM PST · by Din Maker · 3 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 17, 2014 | Matt K. Lewis
    Ken Buck, the presumed front-runner for the GOP Senate nomination in Colorado, is fighting back against the “war on women” narrative that helped doom his Senate campaign in 2010. And the opening salvo in the battle to reclaim his name is coming in the form of a two-minute video entitled, Stephanie’s Story. The story goes like this: In 2008, Stephanie Drobny and her two young children fled their home in Montana after her abusive husband threatened to murder her and put her in the forest “where the bears would eat” her. But Ken Buck, in his capacity as the Weld...
  • When Karl Marx Worked For Horace Greeley (JFK mentoned this in 1961)

    09/20/2011 1:59:38 AM PDT · by No One Special · 14 replies
    American Heritage Magazine ^ | April 1957 | William Harlan Hale
    On Saturday morning, October 25, 1851, Horace Greeley’s New York Tribune , entrenched after a decade of existence as America’s leading Whig daily, appeared with twelve pages rather than its usual eight. The occasion was too noteworthy to be passed over without comment by the paper itself. So a special editorial was written—probably by Greeley’s young managing editor, the brisk, golden-whiskered Charles A. Dana—to point it out. Besides a “press of advertisements.” the editorial ran, this morning’s enlarged paper contained “articles from some foreign contributors that are especially worthy of attention.” Among these were “a letter from Madame Belgioioso, upon...
  • 9.12 Project Greeley Operation "Can you hear us Now"

    10/17/2009 7:16:06 PM PDT · by weldgophardline · 10 replies · 1,040+ views
    10-17-09 | Weldgophardline
    The Greeley 9.12 Project held operation "Can You Hear Us Now " in front of our local news paper the Greeley Tribune today.
  • 9.12 Project video

    09/23/2009 8:42:31 PM PDT · by weldgophardline · 13 replies · 1,144+ views
    www.youtube | 9-23-09 | weldgophardline
    Here is a video we made for our local 9.12 Greeley Colorado group.
  • After action Greeley Tea Party

    03/07/2009 9:41:15 PM PST · by weldgophardline · 13 replies · 1,009+ views
    3-7-09 | weldgophardline
    After action report from the Greeley Tea Party.
  • Greeley, Colorado Tea Party.

    03/05/2009 5:31:41 PM PST · by weldgophardline · 7 replies · 1,046+ views
    3-5-09 | weldgophardline
    Greeley Tea Party March 7, 2009 Rep. Markey’s Greeley Office 822 7th St. Time: 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM Come join fellow citizens’ that are up set with taxation without representation.
  • Sun-Times columnist Father Andrew Greeley in critical condition

    11/08/2008 10:32:19 PM PST · by cmj328 · 33 replies · 175+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | November 8, 2008 | Shamus Toomey
    The Rev. Andrew Greeley, the best-selling novelist and Chicago Sun-Times columnist, fractured his skull in a freak fall in Rosemont Friday and is listed in critical condition at a suburban hospital, his family and friends said this afternoon. The outspoken priest had just lectured before a religious conference in Rosemont, and had taken a taxi to the nearby River Road Blue Line L stop. As Greeley, 80, exited the taxi, his jacket snagged in the door and he fell down and hit his head around 3:30 p.m. Friday, according to Rosemont police and friends. “Right now he’s critical but stable,...
  • Swift dispute, radical Muslims DVD flare scrutiny of Islam

    09/22/2008 2:08:27 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 11 replies · 275+ views
    Greeley Tribune (Greeley, CO) ^ | September 21, 2008 | Chris Casey
    Abdiamar Bare, 21, walks up to the nondescript mosque in Greeley for noon prayers and pauses a moment to talk about his faith. He is asked by a visitor if he's seen the DVD "Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West." No, he says. He's asked if the principles of Islam allow other religions to coexist with it. "Every religion is the same. No religion is better than another religion," Bare says. "I believe in Islam. I like my religion, and I don't want it to interfere with other religions." Bare is one of about 120 Muslim workers recently fired...
  • Next chapter for radical right: Burn books (BARF!)

    09/18/2008 9:37:00 AM PDT · by Southside_Chicago_Republican · 45 replies · 231+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | Fr. Andrew Greeley
    Let's fill some trucks with books, drive them downtown and burn them in front of the Chicago Public Library. Let's drive other trucks to the regional libraries and burn them, too . . . I mean the books, not the libraries, though libraries are the source of the problem. If it weren't for the libraries, it would be hard for innocent young people to be corrupted by the filth pouring out of the country's printers. Instead of burning books or libraries, perhaps we ought to start smashing printing presses. They have served as tools of sin and the devil since...
  • Swift fires up to 150 Muslim workers following Ramadan dispute

    09/10/2008 9:51:39 PM PDT · by george76 · 61 replies · 870+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | September 10, 2008
    At least 130 Muslim workers at the north Greeley JBS Swift & Co. plant were fired Wednesday afternoon, apparently over a dispute involving breaks during Ramadan. At issue is a request by Muslim workers to be able to take their lunch breaks at sunset to end their fast during Ramadan... expressed their dissatisfaction with negotiations by saying, “No prayer, no work.”
  • Muslim Swift workers sacked after walkout

    09/11/2008 12:00:26 PM PDT · by ljco · 71 replies · 251+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 9/11/2008 | David Migoya
    More than 100 Muslim workers were fired from a Greeley slaughterhouse Wednesday after refusing to report for work a day earlier in protest of the company's refusal to allow a prayer break during the work shift. ... "This action is a direct violation of our collective-bargaining agreement," Swift said of the walkout in a statement. "Employees were told . . . failure to report to work when recalled would result in their immediate termination." ... "There were no negotiations (Wednesday), nothing," said Ahmed Mohamud, a spokesman for the workers and one of those fired Wednesday. "I honestly thought we'd work...
  • Greeley IDs The Bad Guys: Veterans, Crackers, Sox Fans

    08/20/2008 10:20:58 AM PDT · by Mike Bates · 34 replies · 134+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 8/20/2008 | Mike Bates
    Andrew Greeley's column in today's Chicago Sun-Times is "American warmongers excel at talking a good game." Greeley's writings are often unintentionally amusing, filled with the sort of kneejerk liberalism we'd expect from a Barack Obama contributor. This morning's article is typically hilarious: If we chant "USA!" Often enough, sing God "Bless American!" fervently enough, wear flag pins, fly the flag in front of our house and croak the national anthem loudly enough, we will win victory and honor our dead heroes. Who are those who reject compromise of a useless and criminally deadly war like Iraq? They are the blusterers,...
  • Newspapers not a reliable source on Iraq War

    03/28/2008 1:28:30 PM PDT · by weldgophardline · 15 replies · 498+ views
    Greeley Tribune ^ | 3-28-08 | Chuck Fisher
    Blaring at readers from newspapers across the nation was continuing evidence of the press' obsession for benchmarks of servicemen who've sacrificed their lives in Iraq, as if the 3,999th soldier to die -- or for that matter, the first -- merited no mention. This issue isn't about freedom of the press. It's about journalistic ethics. The media circle like vultures waiting for the next lapse in government accountability, but demands virtually unlimited freedom to use anonymous sources. Who polices the "policemen of democracy?" Why, they do, of course, creating their own rules of conduct (such as "Deliberate distortion is never...