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    Elbert County Under the Radar         "The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those who do not possess it." -Voltaire


BOCC - February 22, 2017

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Fun,
games,
drivel...

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Only One Person in a Hundred People Can Ace This Donald Trump Quiz! Can You?

This quiz is generally regarded by experts as one that only a handful of U.S. Presidential scholars can pass. The reason that it is so difficult to pass is that the forty-five men who have held the office of the President of the United States of America ...

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Our next meeting is March 18, 2017, from 1-3 PM at the Elizabeth Library. We will have a presentation on Rick Brown's recent trip to Cuba followed by a business meeting featuring a report on the state re-organization meeting which will be held on March 11th to elect new officers for the state party. All county Dems are invited to attend the state convention on March 11.

The Property Tax presentation has been rescheduled to May 13th.



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Come one, come all...er, unless you are not a Republican

Okay, this is where you go if you want to learn all about Elbert County's strategic plan? Really? So let me get this straight. If I, as a Democrat, or an Independent, or a member of any recognized party other than the Republican party, wish to go and learn about the new and improved strategic plan for the future of our county, I get to go to a "Town Hall Meeting" at the Elbert County Fairgrounds? And…this love fest is being hosted by the Elbert County Conservative Breakfast Association

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Colorado's Economy is Vibrant...So Why is the Federal Government Attacking It?

$17,300,000,000 is what Colorado's tourism industry generated in 2016. There is no doubt that our state does well with its skiing, hiking, hunting and fishing industries. But were you aware that since Colorado legalized the use of both medical and recreational marijuana...

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The Supreme Court is Not What It Was Intended to be

Traditionally, deliberative boards or committees are comprised of an odd number of members so that ties can be broken and a decision rendered. The number of voting members is usually decided on the basis of the “importance” of the body itself. Thus a committee of one is sufficient to decide on what type of cupcake...

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World Book Online

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Pines & Plains Libraries (P&PL) just subscribed to World Book Online. Kids, teens, and even adults will discover a wealth of information and interactive activities that make learning fun through this resource. It’s also a great source of vetted (no fake news) facts for reports, essays, or assignments. If you’re a P&PL cardholder, you can access the database from your home computer or mobile device. Just visit pplibraries.org, click on the E-Books and More menu item, and select the World Book icon at the top of the page. All you’ll need to get in is your 14 digit library card number.



"I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country; corporations have been enthroned, an era of corruption in High Places will follow, and the Money Power of the Country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the People, until the wealth is aggregated in a few hands, and the Republic is destroyed. I feel at this moment more anxiety for the safety of my country than ever before, even in the midst of war" - Abraham Lincoln