My View

don sorchychBY DON SORCHYCH   |  mAY 27, 2015

• Council attendance
• Bikers

In the distant past our council had nerve and was willing to make sometimes unpopular decisions. In other words they had guts.
But when a large percentage of the population has a certain attitude about anything it should be easy for a council majority to do their will.

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BY Frosty Wooldridge  |  MAY 27, 2015

Immigration Shutdown Now!

Part 7: Enormous consumption, waste and environmental destruction from raising animals for food

I recently spoke to the Loveland, Colorado Rotary Club.  Over 100 men and women heard my presentation.  “Adding 100 million legal immigrants to America—and the consequences.”

BY ALAN CARUBA  |  MAY 27, 2015

Stupefying Generations of Americans

I used the verb “stupefying” to describe a long process in our nation’s schools that has produced several generations of Americans, dumbed down and resulting in more than half who are functionally illiterate, nor can do math, and, as a recent headline reported “Student’s Results in Social Studies Stagnate.”


Medicaid's death tax on the poor

All manner of people are giving commencement speeches to students graduating from colleges and universities these days. It is doubtful any will be remembered because the prospects of students depend in large part on the economy into which they are entering, the majors they pursued, their individual ambitions, and capacity for hard work. Then, too, there’s dumb luck which often plays a role.

BY BILL WILSON  |  MAY 27, 2015

Offshore drilling: The eco-radical fiction ensnaring 'conservative' politicians

Government-run energy policy in this country has been a debacle. From the "green jobs" scam of Left Coast solar companies like Solyndra to the ravaged heartland of Iowa (where government ethanol mandates have done tremendous environmental damage) — the failed central planning and false promises of Washington, D.C. eco-radicals should be painfully self-evident.