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  • 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 ^ | 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 Hickenloopers executive order establishing new Low Emission Vehicle standards...(snip) ...To understand the controversy behind the emissions mandate, it helps to understand whats 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 Greeleys 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 adultsgrandparents in two familiesand 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, Stephanies 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 Greeleys New York Tribune , entrenched after a decade of existence as Americas 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 writtenprobably by Greeleys young managing editor, the brisk, golden-whiskered Charles A. Danato point it out. Besides a press of advertisements. the editorial ran, this mornings 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 | 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. Markeys 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 hes 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...
  • Greeley , Colorado counter of hate Bush ralley on 3-19-08

    03/19/2008 4:05:50 PM PDT · by weldgophardline · 24 replies · 962+ views
    weldgophardline | 3-19-08 | weldgophardline
    We took on the local chapter of MoveOn today in Greeley Colorado. We found this out after the rally when searching on a other thread about Move ON activies in the country.
  • Greeley Colorado rally with D.C. Freeper Spirit support.

    03/15/2008 2:30:15 PM PDT · by weldgophardline · 9 replies · 558+ views
    03-15-08 | weldgophardline
    The Greeley rally was held today with the spirit of D.C. in attendance. We had some V.F.W. Warriors with us and the honks were plenty.