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Frightened Teachers Union Fights School Reform in Mesa County

October 22, 2013  Our Kids' Future or the Union – The Choice is Yours  by Jeff Leany This has been a particularly interesting election year. The Mesa Valley Education Association (MVEA) is pulling out all of its stops to see that it holds control of a union friendly...

D55 Rep. Ray Scott Appointed to CSG-WEST Water & Enviroment Committee

Ray Scott, Colorado Representative from District 55 in Western Colorado, has a reputation of being a fierce advocate for energy industry jobs on the Western Slope. He has worked with various organizations, including those in the energy sector, to improve environmental...

ADDING INSULT TO DOUBLE INJURY

By now, we are all familiar with the bombing of the Boston Marathon.  Those of us on the right are also familiar with the Main Stream Media (MSM) blaming us for this event without any evidence whatsoever.  In fact, we were looking for them to do so.  We know all too...

STOMP JESUS

As a Holy Week or Passover exercise, consider Intercultural Communications instructor Deandre Poole's mandate that students write the name JESUS on a piece of paper, place it on the floor and stomp on it. Highly religious student Ryan Rotela refused, and told the...

Hickenlooper Gets the Cold Shoulder on the Western Slope

Braving unseasonably cold and blustery weather, a robust crowd of about 650 gun-rights supporters lined the streets and gathered around the student center of Colorado Mesa University today in protest of Governor John Hickenlooper's appearance at Club 20. As part of...

Ray Scott Introduces Important Jobs Bill

Ray Scott, Colorado's State House representative from D55 has introduced a jobs bill that could have a significant impact on both jobs and education in the state. Scott has far-reaching knowledge and experience related to the energy sector in Western Colorado and has...

Attacking Dougco school board, union leaders swing… and miss

A new year is upon us. While many students get ready to wrap up their extended school breaks, the disgruntled teachers union leadership in Douglas County continues its smear campaign. And while reform opponents stretch the truth to attack the school board that bid...

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