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  • Knights of Columbus issue a pitch-perfect response to the anti-Catholic bigotry to Senators Hirono..

    01/01/2019 9:18:04 AM PST · by jazusamo · 74 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 1, 2019 | Thomas Lifson
    Full title: Knights of Columbus issue a pitch-perfect response to the anti-Catholic bigotry to Senators Hirono and Harris Readers of American Thinker ( here, here, and here) are familiar with the appalling religious test for office that seems to be lurking in the questions submitted in writing to a nominee for a federal judgeship by Senators Hirono and Harris. In sum: In a series of questions sent to Buescher, Hirono asked whether his membership in the Knights of Columbus would prevent him from hearing cases "fairly and impartially" and, if confirmed, whether he would end his membership in the organization....
  • This Is How Fast Texas Wildfires Can Move (video)

    12/23/2014 4:19:15 AM PST · by servo1969 · 6 replies ^ | 12-23-2014 | Texas Park and Wildlife Department
    The engulfing flames of a Texas wildfire quickly shifted directions and burned two-thirds of the 6,000-acre park at Bastrop State Park. This clip from the Texas Park and Wildlife Department shows the intensity of the flames in real time.
  • Presumptive House Speaker Buescher concedes defeat ( Colorado : good news for us )

    11/05/2008 7:08:26 PM PST · by george76 · 16 replies · 1,534+ views
    The Denver Post ^ | 11/05/2008 | Jennifer Brown
    Grand Junction Rep. Bernie Buescher — the presumed next speaker of the House and head of the powerful Joint Budget Committee — conceded the election today in a shocking upset. Buescher is a star among state Democrats, one of the go-to lawmakers at the Capitol, especially when it came to the state budget. He was at the top of the list to replace House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, who was term-limited. Buescher said his phone had hardly stopped ringing today with consolatory calls from top state Democrats. The governor praised him this morning at a news conference, calling him "just a...
  • GOP censures attorney for donation to Buescher ( a Democrat )

    10/23/2007 9:37:14 AM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies · 55+ views
    The Daily Sentinel ^ | October 23, 2007 | MIKE SACCONE
    At the behest of the Mesa County Republican Party, the Colorado Republican Party voted to censure its attorney, John Zakhem, for making a contribution to incumbent Rep. Bernie Buescher, D-Grand Junction. Zakhem, whose law firm, Zakhem Atherton, represents the Colorado Republican Party, said he was surprised to hear about the central committee’s vote to censure him. Nonetheless, he said he was happy to hear a motion to terminate his service with the party... was defeated in a voice vote. Zakhem’s Aug. 28 donation of $400 to Buescher’s re-election campaign sparked outrage among the ranks of the Mesa County Republican Party...