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Obituary: Melvin G. Conn

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:09am
Melvin G. Conn was called home to be with the Lord on July 18, 2015. Mel was born to T.V. and Estell (Mewbourn) Conn on Dec. 28, 1949 in Cullman, Ala. At the age of 18, Mel moved to Granby, Colo., to work with his uncle.Shortly after moving here, he met his best friend, Geneva Cautrell; it was love at first sight. After only six months Mel and Geneva were married in Alabama. They were blessed with three beautiful daughters, Sophie, Shelly, and Jennifer. Mel worked at Brodrick’s Sawmill, Cautrell and Son’s Excavating, CDOT, and owned Columbine Cafe and Mel’s …

De Vos: Mata Hari executed tomorrow!

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:09am
Hooking up online has never been easier. I’ll have my app get in touch with your app. But back before eHarmony.com, there were only newspapers. And that’s how shapely Marge Zelle met wealthy Rudy MacLeod. Rudy was living in Indonesia in the 1890s and desperately seeking companionship. He advertised for a bride in European newspapers and Marge, living in Amsterdam, fell deeply in love with his ad.They married in 1895 and moved to Java, but as so often happens on blind dates, Rudy turned out to be an alcoholic brute with a syphilitic mistress. The bloom came off the rose …

Muftic: Critics strike fast against Iran nuke deal

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 5:17pm
Nearly all of the GOP members in Congress and their presidential contenders came out swinging against the Iran nuclear arms control deal before they even read the text, having chosen to be deaf, blind, and intentionally dumb to the details of the provisions and the repercussions of killing the deal. Congress will have 60 days to become educated, though the GOP’s pre-conceived notions seem already set in concrete.Democrats swing back harder and now turn to keeping enough Senate Democrats in line to protect their president’s’ veto without GOP votes.Public rebuttals and counter rebuttals have begun. Key administration arguments for the …

Hamilton — The Iran deal: The boa constrictor won

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 5:01pm
Those who have read all 159 pages of President Obama’s executive agreement with Iran should understand the agreement paves the way for Iran to become a nuclear power within 10 years or less. The agreement frees over $100 billion of impounded funds for Iran to give to Shia Islamic terrorist groups and/or to purchase additional nuclear technology and equipment. And without the bother of those pesky unannounced inspections and without those crippling arms embargoes of conventional weapons.The agreement met with cries of joy in the streets of Iran and by the gnashing of teeth by members of Congress of both …