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The tragic return of Terry ‘Col Birther’ Lakin

The tragic return of Terry ‘Col Birther’ Lakin

He is the medal-winning former Army doctor from Greeley who became a hero to "birther" conspiracy theorists like Denver radio talker Peter Boyles when he refused to deploy to Afghanistan, demanding to see his commander-in-chief's birth certificate. Lakin didn't...

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May 13, 2011 Politics, Top Stories
Oath Keepers: Manning, like Lakin, deserves due process

Oath Keepers: Manning, like Lakin, deserves due process

Stewart Rhodes, head of the libertarian-constitutionalist rights group Oath Keepers, told Slate reporter Dave Weigel last week that imprisoned U.S. soldiers Bradley Manning, a hero to some on the left, and Terry Lakin, a hero to some on...

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May 9, 2011 Civil Rights, Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories

Terry ‘Col Birther’ Lakin backers remain skeptical after Obama birth certificate release

"Today's action doesn't solve this issue," Marco Ciavolino, a staffer at the Terry Lakin Action Fund, told the Colorado Independent in response to news that President Obama released an image of his "long-form" birth certificate today. "The first...

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April 27, 2011 Center Well, Marijuana, Politics

Udall call for non-partisan State of the Union seating draws ‘birther’ attack

Colorado Senator Mark Udall's proposal that Democratic and Republican members of the House and Senate abandon the segregated State of the Union seating of years past and sit together Tuesday night has caught on. Udall plans to sit with GOP...

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January 25, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Terry ‘Colonel Birther’ Lakin supporters launch action week ahead of trial

Terry ‘Colonel Birther’ Lakin supporters launch action week ahead of trial

In the wake of this month’s historic GOP electoral gains, supporters of “Colonel Birther” Terry Lakin are launching a national drive to demand lawmakers intervene […]...

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November 15, 2010 Blog, Marijuana, Politics
Radio host Boyles: Birther Lakin no punk; O’Reilly a liar

Radio host Boyles: Birther Lakin no punk; O’Reilly a liar

Denver talk-radio host Peter Boyles interviewed Lietenant Colonel Terrence Lakin's spokesperson Margaret Hemenway Tuesday, the second day in a row as the "birther" showdown unfolds in Washington. Boyles has admitted he is fascinated by the story of Greeley native...

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April 13, 2010 Center Well, Marijuana, Politics
Birther Colonel Lakin posts letter to Obama

Birther Colonel Lakin posts letter to Obama

Terry Lakin, the Army Doctor who has refused orders to deploy to Afghanistan, has posted online the letter he wrote to Pres. Obama last week […]...

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April 8, 2010 Blog, Marijuana, Politics
Birther Army doctor Lakin refuses to deploy, his Greeley family supports Obama

Birther Army doctor Lakin refuses to deploy, his Greeley family supports Obama

Greeley Native, U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel and full-fledged birther Terry Lakin is refusing to deploy to Afghanistan until he sees evidence he can believe in […]...

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April 5, 2010 Blog, Marijuana, Politics

EVENTS

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Happy Holidays!

  Given the holy days and all, we’ve gone a bit reflective. Here’s a video about some of our favorite things. Colorado. News. Independent news coverage about […]

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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THE BLOGS

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Denerstein on the final installment of The Hobbit

Here’s what redeems Jackson’s opus: Significant characters die, and we feel the sorrow of their passing. The tone of the final segment is full of nobility, and, at times, a tragic sense of heroism.

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