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US Politics & Gov't

CO Republican: Fracking Is Okay, It's Natural for Water to Burn. 'Indians' Used It for Warmth.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, Colorado, fracking, environment, dishonesty, republicans, ethics, lies, politics, politics )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
A Colorado Republican state senator justified the practice of hydraulic fracturing -- commonly known as "fracking" -- by saying that the presence of burnable amounts of methane gas in drinking water is a perfectly natural phenomenon.
Colorado's House Republicans Ask for Flood Relief After Voting Against Sandy Aid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Colorado, disaster relief, Hurricane Sandy, congress, republicans, ethics, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 336 days ago - rawstory.com
Four Colorado Republicans who voted against a $50 billion federal relief bill to assist victims of Hurricane Sandy have asked the president for emergency aid to help clean up their state after devastating floods.
DNC Chair On Colorado Recalls: 'This Was Voter Suppression, Pure And Simple'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voter suppression, Colorado, NRA, recall election, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, republicans, politics, news )

Carrie
- 344 days ago - nationalmemo.com
"The recall elections in Colorado were defined by the vast array of obstacles that special interests threw in the way of voters for the purpose of reversing the will of the legislature and the people," Wasserman Schultz said in a statement...
Colorado Lawmaker Mocks Poverty Hearing With 'Silent Protest' By Bringing Fried Chicken (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Colorado, racism, republicans, government, ethics, news, media, politics, corruption, americans )

Carrie
- 349 days ago - rawstory.com
Colorado state Rep. Lori Saine (R) reportedly brought fried chicken to a hearing on poverty as a protest after a fellow lawmaker was criticized last month for blaming the diet of African-Americans and Hispanics for racial disparities in the poverty rate.
Tell KRDO Channel 13 to Dump the Right-Wing Pueblo Chieftain as a News Partner - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Colorado, media, NRA, propaganda, politics, government, americans, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, news )

Carrie
- 355 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Colorado state Sen. Angela Giron is facing an NRA-backed recall, and the right-wing rag in her hometown smells blood. Now, in the final weeks of the campaign, they are using the ABC TV affiliate as a mouthpiece.
Colorado Lawmaker Blames Minority Poverty on Fried Chicken (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Colorado, government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, americans, politics, propaganda, news )

Carrie
- 364 days ago - rawstory.com
A Republican state senator in Colorado is coming under fire after implying at a hearing on Wednesday that African-Americans and Hispanics faced increased poverty because they ate more fried chicken.
Gun Lobby Unfazed By Batman Massacre
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Colorado, Dark Night, film, premier, violence, Aurora, tragedy, constitution, americans, family )

Nancy
- 761 days ago - opednews.com
Is the Second Amendment the * only * provision of the US Constitution we are going to keep intact; are we only keeping the second-half of the Second Amendment alive, but having a perpetual shooting orgy with modern guns? It seems that the only part of...
Judge: Fake Hero Law Unconstitutional
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fake Hero Law, Colorado, troops, free speech, lies )

Nancy
- 1495 days ago - wavy.com
A law that makes it illegal to lie about being a war hero is unconstitutional because it violates free speech, a federal judge ruled Friday as he dismissed a case against a Colorado man who claimed he received two military medals.
Fiddling - And More - While Rome Burns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Interior Department, energy, oil, natural gas, scandal, graft, illegal drugs, sex, Minerals Management, Denver, Colorado, corruption )

RC
- 2170 days ago - nytimes.com
An exploding ethics scandal in the Minerals Management Service, an Interior Department sub-agency located outside Denver, is bringing lots of unwanted attention to the arm of the government that collects collects oil and gas royalties. Read all about it.
Gitmo on the Platte
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Denver, Colorado, Democratic National Convention, free speech, prison, protests )

RC
- 2187 days ago - brasschecktv.com
Short but telling news expose of the "prison for protesters" set up in Denver for the Democratic Convention. What right do officials have to lock up peaceful demonstrators exercising their right of free speech? Thanks to Pete C. for the link.
   

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